Match day!

Match Day Celebration on March 21 saw 163 fourth-year medical students (99 percent of the class) find out where they will spend the next few years of their medical training as residents.

The students were matched into residencies that cover 22 specialties; 49 percent of the students will take residencies in primary care specialties; 33 percent will train in North Carolina; 33 students will do their residencies at UNC Hospitals; the remaining students will represent North Carolina and UNC in 29 different states across the country.

Check out the Storify from the School of Medicine and UNC Health Care below to see the excitement build from before the celebration to after all the congratulations were extended.