Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine (HSRPKM)
June 1st – August 1st, 2016
Free health screening at the Charlottesville African American Cultural Arts Festival
Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at Booker T. Washington Park
The USOAR application will open on July 6th. The deadline to submit applications for USOAR 2015-16 is August 7th.
As many of you look ahead to the upcoming health professions application cycles, we would also like to congratulate those of you who were successful in the 2014-15 application cycles!
If you found success in last year’s application cycle, will you please notify us so we can publicly recognize you on this blog?
You can do so by responding to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
As those of you in this summer's application cycle begin to receive secondary applications, you will probably encounter this question:
"How will you contribute to the diversity of your class and this institution?"
What does diversity mean to you? How might you answer this question?
As you consider the topic, here is some food for thought from The Atlantic: The Weakening Definition of Diversity.
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Information Session
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm
395 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203
For College Juniors, Seniors & College Graduates interested in Medical School.
Includes: Curriculum overview, Admissions information, Meet current students, & Tour the campus
A recent article on Slate.com published excerpts from How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims, a former Stanford University dean:
Due to positive feedback from applicants and pre-health advisors after last month's Twitter Chat, the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program (Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering) will be answering MD-PhD related questions via Twitter #ASKMDPHD on July 14th and August 18th - All Day.
Questions will be answered by:
Dr. Olaf Andersen, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Director
Ruth Gotian, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Administrative Director
Don't forget to mark your questions with the #ASKMDPHD hashtag!