Milestone Events and Programs

The Student Affairs Office (SAO) organizes many of the milestone events unique to medical students. Among them are the White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, Commencement, Award Ceremonies, and Orientations. In addition to these traditional rites of passages, SAO also hosts recurring programs to foster student well-being, friendships, career development and community engagement.


  • Match Day was celebrated virtually on Friday, March 19, 2021. You can view the toast online here.
  • BUSM’s Convocation ceremony will be pre-recorded and shared virtually.
  • BUSM will have its own webpage within the university’s Commencement 2021 website, home to our virtual Convocation ceremony and the Class of 2021 graduation slides. This page goes live on Saturday, May 15.
  • The Fourth-Year Medical Student Awards recipients and congratulatory messages can be found here. The program can be found here.