Students in Maine Track MD program learn residency assignments on Match Day in Boston

Match Day 2016
Photo credit: Maine Medical Center/Audra Welton
March 23, 2016

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BOSTON (March 23, 2016)—Match Day 2016 included the fourth cohort of students in the “Maine Track MD” program, a partnership between Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center that trains medical students who are interested in pursuing careers, often in primary care, in Maine or other underserved areas. More than 125 students have graduated from the program since 2012.

In this photo: (L-R) Back: Laura Horton, Michael Henry, Joseph Mack, Daniel Pitts. Front: Kate Ostrander, Molly Curtis, Ashley Jean, Meghan McCurrie, Nathan Rogers. All are Maine Track MD students with the exception of Kate Ostrander.

About Tufts University School of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine is an international leader in innovative medical education. The School of Medicine is affiliated with six major teaching hospitals and more than 30 health care facilities. Tufts University School of Medicine emphasizes rigorous fundamentals in a dynamic learning environment to educate physicians, scientists, and public health professionals to become leaders in their fields; contribute to the advancement of the sciences basic to medicine through discovery, research, scholarship, and communication, and join with our partner institutions to provide the best care to individuals and communities.

About Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as the number-one ranked hospital in Maine by U.S. News and World Report for 2015-2016, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1864, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing nearly 6,500 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is a member of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.