Photos by Dan Burke

The surroundings were different this year for members of the graduating class – the Harrison Auditorium in the Penn Museum – but the anticipation and excitement were the same. It was Match Day, when the 140 members Class of 2016 would learn where they would be doing their residency training. One by one, they were called to receive the envelopes that would tell them. “We’re going to be disseminating knowledge and expertise throughout the United States of America,” said J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., dean of the Perelman School of Medicine. Several students, as it turned out, will not be moving far: 37 students will train at Penn, CHOP, and the Scheie Eye Institute. With families, friends, and faculty in attendance, all of the students celebrated.


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