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2021 Carver College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony Guide

2021 graduation banner of bulletins during ceremony
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Graduates of the Carver College of Medicine and their families and friends are invited to view the college’s spring 2021 virtual commencement ceremonies on May 14 and May 15.

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Friday, May 14

2:00 p.m. | Hooding Ceremony

 Due to COVID-19, only students are allowed to attend in-person. A link to virtually view the Hooding Ceremony will be available soon.

6:30 p.m. | Virtual Commencement Ceremony – Carver College of Medicine Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates

Saturday, May 15

2:00 p.m. | Virtual Commencement Ceremony – Carver College of Medicine Associated Medical Sciences Degree Candidates

Graduates from the following programs of study will be recognized:

  • Mater of Clinical Anatomy
  • Master of Clinical Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences

The Class of 2021

Doctor of Medicine (MD): 141 graduates, including 11 graduates in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)

  • 73 males, 68 females
  • 39 staying in Iowa, 102 going elsewhere (see match summary)
  • 20 (14%) first-generation graduates
  • 12 (9%) graduating with dual degrees (includes MSTP)
  • 57 (40%) completed a distinction track

Masters in Medical Education (MME): 1 graduate

Master of Clinical Anatomy: 5 graduates

Master of Clinical Nutrition: 8 graduates

The Class of 2021 is the first class to graduate from this program.

Medical Laboratory Sciences Bachelor of Science: 4 graduates

  • 1 first-generation graduate
  • 1 graduating with a dual degree

Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelor of Science: 8 graduates

  • 5 (63%) first-generation graduates
  • 1 earning a minor
  • 4 (50%) earning distinction

Radiation Sciences Bachelor of Science: 35 graduates

  • 10 (29%) first-generation graduates
  • 7 (20%) earning a minor or certificate
  • 16 (46%) earning distinction
  • 1 graduating with a dual degree

Brianna Frank thumbnailBriana Frank

Hometown: Buffalo, Grove, Ill.

Program: Radiation Therapy

Colette Miller, portraitColette Miller

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Program: Master of Clinical Nutrition Program

Katherine PhanKatherine Truc Phan

Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

Program: Nuclear Medicine Technology

Layken GurwellLayken Gurwell

Hometown: Winterset, Iowa

Program: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Cardiac/Vascular

Paige BradyPaige Brady

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Program: Radiologic Technology/MRI

Megan Horne thumbnailMegan Horne

Program: Emergency Medicine