Match Day at UMass brings Springfield women closer to careers as doctors |

It was back in Haiti, about a year before Michele Sainvil would immigrate to the United States. She didn’t see the car hit her  grandmother but she saw the blood. As a little girl, all she knew was that people were screaming ‘She didn’t make it,’ Sainvil said this week. When Sainvil was 8 her parents sent  her to the U.S. so she could get an education. Twenty-three years later, on ‘Match Day’ at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, she was one of  two Springfield women who learned where she will continue her medical education after graduating in June as an MD. Sainvil, 31, will be working in pediatrics at the University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital in New York.

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