As they marched in graduation ceremonies and went forward to claim their medical degrees, the Class of 2012 had good reason to celebrate.

Match Day had brought the news that they had beaten the national average in terms of the percent of students who secured one of their preferred matches, and in July they would be starting their residencies and the next stage of their training. The School of Medicine's May 11, 2012 Convocation and Hooding Ceremony was a milestone moment for the students, their families and the medical school's faculty.

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