Tips for the 2018-2019 application cycle

Tips for the 2018-2019 application cycle

Now that the 2018-2019 AACOMAS and AMCAS application cycles are officially open, I wanted to offer some advice based on my observations and frequently asked questions. • DEADLINES AND PLANNING o I’m starting with this because I hope you will carefully plan your timeline for applying to your medical schools of choice. o Some schools […]

Reaching Beyond the Healthcare Sector to Address Social Determinants of Health                      

Reaching Beyond the Healthcare Sector to Address Social Determinants of Health                      

An individual’s health is impacted not only by factors such as genetics and lifestyle, but also by a group of factors collectively referred to as social determinants of health. These factors, which are responsible for the majority of health disparities, include the social and physical environment, such as housing, income, education, and access to health […]

Medical School Admissions Webinar Featuring Dr. Quinn Capers

Medical School Admissions Webinar Featuring Dr. Quinn Capers

Medical School Admissions Webinar Featuring Dr. Quinn Capers Dr. Quinn Capers, Associate Dean of Admissions at Ohio State University joined us for January 2018’s PreMed STAR webinar. This webinar featured one and a half hours full of high yield questions that premeds need to know… directly submitted by all of you! This webinar covers grades, […]

Don’t Do These 5 Things When Applying to Medical School

Don’t Do These 5 Things When Applying to Medical School

If you’re like most premeds, the application process frightens you!  It’s extremely daunting.  Every ‘t’ crossed and ever ‘i’ dotted.  One misspelled word and you’re done!  Your application gets tossed out.  Well, maybe it’s not that serious.  I happen to know someone who wrote the wrong school name in her secondary essay, and she still […]

Healthcare From A Patient Perspective

Healthcare From A Patient Perspective

EMU’s M.A. in Biomedicine Program invites patients who have experienced medical issues to share their persepctives on healthcare. This is a unique event which allows students to empathize with these individuals and gain valuable insight on the field they wish to enter. The patient panel comprised of two cancer patients and a physician who’s father […]