MACON — A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.
Jessica M. Wilder of Rincon earned a Doctor of Medicine.
Wilder is serving a residency in general surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., following graduation.
Mercer University School of Medicine has 97 students entering residency programs this year. Of those, 76 percent will enter into a core specialty – family medicine, general internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN and general surgery.
The university conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.