Dean Cynda Johnson speaks to members of the Class of 2016 and their guests during Match Day 2016.
Dean Cynda Johnson speaks to members of the Class of 2016 and their guests during Match Day 2016.

The Class of 2016 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine celebrates Match Day. Each of the 41 fourth-year students learned they had matched with one of their requested residency programs, including three who will be commissioned into the military. Matches included some of the county's most prestigious programs.

Dean Cynda Johnson, MD reads the Dr. Seuss classic "Oh! The Places You'll Go" as part of the school's Match Day celebration.
Dean Cynda Johnson, MD reads the Dr. Seuss classic "Oh! The Places You'll Go" as part of the school's Match Day celebration.
Dr. Aubrey "Captain Fantastic" Knight, associate dean for student affairs, quotes a song by Elton John to provide a toast to the Class of 2016.
Dr. Aubrey "Captain Fantastic" Knight, associate dean for student affairs, quotes a song by Elton John to provide a toast to the Class of 2016.
.Medical students Victoria Fischer and Pete Moreau hold envelopes containing their "matches" for a photo.
Medical students Victoria Fischer and Pete Moreau hold envelopes containing their "matches" for a photo.
Class of 2016 members Katie Gambale and Russell Trigonis receive an envelope with their residency matches.
Class of 2016 members Katie Gambale and Russell Trigonis receive an envelope with their residency matches.
Anand Abraham is handed an envelope that contains his match.
Anand Abraham is handed an envelope that contains his match.
Students of the Class of 2016 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine join in a group hug after learning they matched.
Students of the Class of 2016 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine join in a group hug after learning they matched.
Parents toast with champagne after their children receive their envelopes containing their matches for residency programs.
Parents toast with champagne after their children receive their envelopes containing their matches for residency programs.
Daniel Fish hugs his mother after matching.
Daniel Fish hugs his mother after matching.
Katharine Hollnagel hugs her boyfriend Zane Giffen after learning they matched in the same residency program.
Katharine Hollnagel hugs her boyfriend Zane Giffen after learning they matched in the same residency program.