UIC medical students meet their match on Match Day



On Match Day, approximately 185 fourth-year UIC College of Medicine seniors will learn where they have been accepted for residency training.


The UIC College of Medicine graduates more physicians than any other medical school in the U.S. and has educated 60 percent of Illinois’ minority physicians.


Friday, March 20
9:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Match results will be announced at 11 a.m.


Mid-America Club at the Aon Center
Burnham Ballroom, 80th Floor
200 E. Randolph St.


Match Day is an annual event that takes place on the same day, at the same time, at medical schools all across the country. Results are handed out beginning at 11 a.m.

Partying before and after the distribution of match results is a time-honored tradition. UIC’s festivities begin at 9:15 a.m. and continue following the announcement of the match.

Match Day is coordinated by the National Resident Matching Program, which aims to pair graduating medical students with residency programs in their chosen areas of specialty. The algorithm for placement is based on a variety of factors, including the students’ rankings of their program choices and the programs’ rankings of candidates.

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