The third Friday of March each year is one of the most anticipated, emotional, and celebrated days in medical education, as thousands of fourth-year medical students across the United States celebrate where they will spend their residency training. Learn at the same time and mark the milestones that define your career.
On Friday, March 17, Geisel Medical School medical students gathered with family and friends at the Lebanese Opera House to celebrate this important event that marks the transition to residency.
In welcoming everyone to Matchday, Geisel-Dean Duane A. Compton, Ph.D., expressed his joy at meeting those who have steadfastly supported the medical student’s journey, and the dedicated faculty and staff who have helped future physicians. , staff and alumni. We are proud to have achieved this important goal and to share this moment with you.
“On behalf of everyone at Geisel, I am very grateful that you have chosen to attend our school, and for your dedication and courage to contribute to our small community,” Compton said. “I am truly humbled by your dedication to improving the lives of others through a career in medicine and healthcare, far beyond our small town boundaries.”
Sonia Chimienti, M.D., Senior Associate Dean, thanked each other and the mentors who have helped her along the way. “You are all here today because of the support of your mentors,” she said. “No one achieves his goals in life without the support of others. So with this gratitude, I leave the Irish proverb.”
May love and laughter light your days,
And warm your heart and home.
May good and loyal friends be yours.
Wherever you are.
May there be peace and prosperity in your world
With long-lasting joy.
May all the seasons of life pass by
Bringing you and the best of you!
Maura Doré ’23, who gave the traditional class toast, thanked “everyone in our lives who supported, taught and guided us to this wonderful milestone”. , recognized his classmates as bright, talented, inspiring, and caring.
Photo by Rob Strong
“We hope that you will incorporate some of the resilience and community you find here in Dartmouth into your residency program. , the students shared their residences and thanked those who helped them reach this important milestone.
The Match® is a focused process in which medical students submit their residency choices through a computer program administered by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The NRMP’s computer algorithms are then used to compare the lists against each other to match students and residency programs. This year’s main residency match saw him register 48,156 applicants, of whom 42,952 qualified his list in rank order, vying for his record 40,375 accredited residency positions, last year’s Outmatched.
Primary care, including family medicine, internal medicine, internal medicine-primary care, and pediatric residencies remained strong among Geisel students. Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry were the next most popular specialties. California, Massachusetts and New York remained the most popular destinations.
Congratulations to Geisel’s class of 2023 for being accepted into some of the most prestigious residency programs in the United States, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital, and Johns Hopkins University. The 2023 match list is available here (NetID required).
In case you missed the excitement, you can watch the full Matchday 2023 event video here.