A father and daughter stand together a the White Coat ceremony

Even though their student is an adult, family members can still have a strong impact on their student’s well-being.

We have compiled information that can help families support their students on the journey through medical school.

Event Highlights

From their welcome at the White Coat ceremony through Match Day and Commencement, families share in the excitement of their students’ landmark moments.

The White Coat Ceremony marks the official beginning of medical education for first-year students at the School of Medicine. Watch a video celebration of the Class of 2026’s White Coat ceremony.
blank signs that read I Matched! sit on a table with markers and St. Patrick's Day decorations
Match Day marks the celebratory moment each soon-to-be doctor learns where they will go for their residency program. Watch this video recap of Match Day 2023.