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Match Day

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine holds our Match Day celebration in March, along with dozens of other medical schools around the country.

Match Day is the date each year when fourth-year medical students who participate in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education match learn where they will be completing their medical residencies, and in what specialty, following graduation. You are notified via email of your residency location and specialty, but if you attend a Match Day event, you find out your match earlier in the day. Other medical students may participate in the military match or the American Osteopathic Association match, both of which occur earlier in the year.

The purpose of Match Day is to give you the chance to celebrate this monumental occasion with your families, friends, COM faculty and staff, and peers who you will hopefully maintain lasting friendships with as you trek around the country for your residency program.

Details of this year's Match Day can be found on the COM Events Calendar. Specifics for the event will be communicated via email and a Save the Date will be distributed to the class. A live video stream will be available during the event for all those who are unable to attend.

The event is sponsored by the Office of Recruitment, Student & Alumni Services, and the COM Department of Clinical Education.

Students Reflect on Match Day