Class of 2020 Match Day ~ March 20, 2020
With the COVID19 pandemic necessitating social distancing, the UVM Larner College of Medicine’s Match Day for the Class of 2020 went virtual. The “SPACE MISSION 2020” themed event was livestreamed on YouTube for friends, family, faculty, staff, and students. Nearly 50 “space stations,” populated with nine or less people each, connected with “Mission Control” where Larner College of Medicine Dean Richard L. Page, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Christa Zehle, M.D., and Interim Assistant Dean for Students Shaden Eldakar-Hein, M.D., M.S., hosted the event made possible via Zoom webinar technology. Students announced their matches with friends and family near and far cheering them on.