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The Future Is Now: Match Day Stories

Tracey Martin MD'15, right, celebrates her math with Rachel Blake MD'16. (Credit: Scott Kingsley)Rob Heinl MD'15Isha Parulkar MD ’15, left, and her twin brother, Anshul Parulkar ’10 MD ’18, right, with Associate Dean for Medical Education Allan Tunkel, MD , PhD (Credit: Scott Kingsley)Two friends congratulate Allison Kay MD ’15. (Credit: Scott Kingsley)Nicholas Nassikas MD ’15, center, celebrates his match with, left to right, his grandmother Virginia Chafee; his mother, Georgia Chafee Nassikas; his fiancée, Hopestill Kraft; and his cousin Marcy Hall, assistant director of admissions at the Medical School.(Credit: Scott Kingsley)Grayson Armstrong MD ’15 shares the good news. (Credit: Scott Kingsley)Shakir McLean MD ’15, with his m other, Diane French McLean (Credit: Scott Kingsley)Six-month-old Luke helps his mom, Helen Johnson ’11 MD ’15, collect her envelope.
For 102 med students, the future is now.

It all comes down to this: Match Day. High noon, the third Friday in March, when Alpert medical students at last tear open their red envelopes and learn where, after four grueling years, their careers will begin. As the party got started at the Medical School, more than a dozen students from the MD Class of 2015 reflected on the decisions and sacrifices and very hard work that brought them to that fateful moment.

Read their stories See the Match list



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