UW medical students celebrate virtual Match Day before starting residency in COVID-19 era

UW-Madison medical school student India Anderson-Carter, right, learned Friday where she will spend her medical residency. The "Match Day" celebration took place virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. She celebrates with friends and family, including her sister, Lexus, left.

The years of studying and sleepless nights for the 2020 class of UW-Madison medical students culminated in a sanitizer-slathered celebration through computer screens.

Match Day is considered more of a milestone for medical students than even graduation. The annual tradition has fourth-year students stand on stage, rip open an envelope in front of family, friends and fellow students, and share where they will spend the next three to seven years training to become doctors.

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