March 15, 2007
The next generation of doctors got their future handed to them in an envelope Thursday.
At the stroke of noon over 100 University of Virginia fourth year medical students opened a letter that held their destinies. The class of 2007 learned where they will be doing their residencies.
“It’s the culmination of a lot of sweat blood and tears and it starts from when you are an undergrad or even in high school when you think about going to medical school and it continues on to medical school and to be honest the road is not finished, the hardest part I think is still yet to come,” said Matthew Ng who found out he will be doing is residency at the University of California, San Diego in family practice.
Match Day is a tradition held by medical schools across the country.