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School of Medicine Commencement/Convocation

SOM Convocation Ceremony: Monday, May 16, 2016, 3:00 p.m., Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena

Ceremony Video


University-Wide Convocation Ceremony: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 4:00 p.m., Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena

Important Ceremony Information

Convocation Speaker

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee is this year's speaker. Dr. Mukherjee was a Rhodes Scholar who received his D. Phil. in immunology in Oxford (Magdalen College) before attending medical school at Harvard. He is best known as the author of  The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize.


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Miscellaneous Information


Convocation 2015 Information



Additional information concerning convocation will be posted as it becomes available. If you have a question not answered by this site, contact the Registrar's Office.


Last Updated: 5/17/2016