More than 100 medical students celebrated Match Day amid balloons and music at the Alpert Medical School building March 20. Upon opening their envelopes at noon they learned where they will first practice medicine as physicians.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The residency match results are in: More than 100 graduates of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University will be headed to residencies around the country. Some will remain in Rhode Island. Some will pursue primary care and some will pursue a wide variety of specialties.

Of the 102 students who ripped open envelopes today amid music and balloons to find out where they will begin their medical careers, 30 matched to residencies in New England. Of those, 12 new doctors will serve at Rhode Island hospitals for at least part of their residencies.

Many students matched to specialties as varied as radiology, ophthalmology, emergency medicine, surgery, and neurology. A total of 19 matched to residences in internal medicine and 19 more matched to the primary care disciplines of family medicine or primary medicine. Another dozen will pursue pediatrics.

The M.D. Class of 2015 and their matches are online, as are photos and messages from the Match Day celebration.