UAB School of Medicine celebrates Match Day

New doctors finishing medical school find out where they will do their advanced residency training Friday at Match Day.
Written by: Brit Blalock
Media contact: Bob Shepard

MatchDayJoomlaThe School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will celebrate Match Day 2019 on Friday, March 15, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Members of the 2019 graduating class will learn which medical specialties they have “matched” into and where they will carry out their residency trainings.

The first match will be announced at 11 a.m., following a short program beginning at 10:45 a.m. The doors to the Jemison Concert Hall inside the Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South, will open at 9:30 a.m.

The ceremony is viewable live online at beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Match Day is coordinated by the National Resident Matching Program, which provides an impartial venue for matching residency programs with more than 42,000 applicants — including graduates from United States medical schools, and international medical and United States osteopathic schools — who compete for available positions each year.