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Applying to medical school can be a very complex and confusing process! All Access: Med School Admissions by Christian Essman, Senior Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, brings listeners into informative and entertaining conversations between admissions colleagues from medical schools across the US. Christian and his guests try to bring transparency to the medical school application process and help prospective applicants put themselves in the best position to be a competitive applicant.

More info at: https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess

All Access: Med School Admissions Case Western Reserve University

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Applying to medical school can be a very complex and confusing process! All Access: Med School Admissions by Christian Essman, Senior Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, brings listeners into informative and entertaining conversations between admissions colleagues from medical schools across the US. Christian and his guests try to bring transparency to the medical school application process and help prospective applicants put themselves in the best position to be a competitive applicant.

More info at: https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess

    Seeing A New Reality with Hololens at CWRU

    Seeing A New Reality with Hololens at CWRU

    We're deviating from the usual programming of chatting with a medical school admissions person and bringing you a winter break bonus episode!  This a rather entertaining and fascinating conversation with our Associate Dean for Admissions, Dr. Lina Mehta, and, Dr. Mark Griswold, Professor of Radiology at CWRU, surrounding the application of Microsoft Hololens at our medical school and beyond.
    Have a question for the show, school suggestion, or just want to say hi? Send it to: allaccess@case.edu
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    RESOURCES:
    Microsoft Hololens
    Microsoft Hololens YouTube channel
    CWRU School of Medicine HoloAnatomy video
    Hololens during COVID @ CWRU video
    CWRU Interactive Commons
    CONTACT:
    casemed-admissions@case.edu

    • 56 min
    The University of Colorado School of Medicine

    The University of Colorado School of Medicine

    Colorado - Home to gorgeous landscapes, wildlife, hiking, mountain biking, horse-riding, skiing to canoeing, and the only allopathic medical school in the state - The University of Colorado School of Medicine.  Listen in on my conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Soohoo, the Assistant Dean of Admissions, as he discusses an exciting new curriculum coming this year along with an in depth discussion regarding their admissions process and what they are looking for in their prospective students. 
    Send me your recommendations for an admissions-related topic that you’d like me to discuss in a future episode! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu 
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Doc Opera 2020: Trauma Mia!  December 12, 2020
    RESOURCES:
    The University of Colorado School of Medicine
    New TREK Curriculum
    Mentored Scholarly Activity
    Anschutz Medical Campus
    DR. SOOHOO’S RECOMMENDATION:
    The Nocturnists Podcast
    CONTACT:
    somadmin@ucdenver.edu

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

    This episode brings you to the Gateway City of St. Louis, Missouri and the Washington University School of Medicine.  Wash U SOM has had a lot of new and exciting things going on at their School, including a curricular renewal and a new scholarship program.  Listen in as Matt Taitt, the Director of Admissions, and I discuss all of these new changes and, most importantly, their admissions process and what they are looking for in their applicants.
    Like what you're hearing on this show? Be sure to hit 'Subscribe' so that you get future episodes as soon as they drop.  Leave a comment too!
    Have a question for the show, school suggestion, or just want to say hi? Send it to: allaccess@case.edu
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    RESOURCES:
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Gateway Curriculum
    New Scholarship Program
    Financial Planning NAAHP Find an Advisor
    Virtual Fair:  AAMC Minority Student Virtual Medical School Fair on November, 20, 2020.  Register Here 
    MATT'S RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Podcasts:
    Up First by NPR
    It Was Said by John Meachum
    Ask a Cycling Coach
    Books: 
    Blackhawk Down by Mark Bowden
    CONTACT:
    mdadmissions@wustl.edu

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The University of Minnesota Medical School

    The University of Minnesota Medical School

    THE DYNAMIC DUO! In this episode we have not one but TWO guests from the University of Minnesota Medical School where they share with us interesting and innovative highlights of their curriculum and admissions processes.  We hear from the Associate Dean for Admissions, Dimple Patel, and the Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Dr. Katherine Murray, as they walk us through all of the interesting aspects of this medical school.  UMMS is making some bold advances in admissions and training of medical students.
    Like what you're hearing on this show? Be sure to hit 'Subscribe' so that you get future episodes as soon as they drop.  Leave a comment too!
    Have a question for the show, school suggestion, or just want to say hi? Send it to: allaccess@case.edu.
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    RESOURCES:
    University of Minnesota Medical School
    AAMC’s Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students
    University of Minnesota Essential and Desired Qualities
    MCAT Optional FAQS and Advising Guidance
    Longitudinal Integrated Pathways
    Flex MD Program
    Research at Minnesota
    White Coats for Black Lives
    RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Dr. Murray:
    Poetry Unbound by Pádraig Ó Tuama 
    Dean Patel:
    The Conscious Parent by Dr. Shefali Tsabary
    CONTACT: 
    The University of Minnesota Admissions Team

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Duke University School of Medicine

    Duke University School of Medicine

    Listen in as we hear Dr. Linton Yee, the Associate Dean for Admissions, share with us curricular highlights and insight into the admissions process at Duke University School of Medicine. 
    Like what you're hearing on this show? Be sure to hit 'Subscribe' so that you get future episodes as soon as they drop.  Leave a comment too!
    Have a question for the show, school suggestion, or just want to say hi? Send it to: allaccess@case.edu
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    RESOURCES:
    Duke Medical School
    Curriculum
    Primary Care Leadership Track
    BOOST
    CONTACT:
    The Duke Med Admissions Team
    DR. YEE'S RECOMMENDATIONS:
    Books
    The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris
    The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
    Anime
    Weathering with You
    Your Name
     

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

    In this episode we're visiting with the Dean of Admissions from the Douglas & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. She’s really candid and provides some helpful advice in addition to talking about all things Zucker.  Additionally, we talk a little bit about the AAMC's new VITA interview when discussing their admissions process.
    CORRECTION 8/4/2020:  For the entering class of 2020, the Zucker School of Medicine had 95 MD students and 4 MD/PhD students. Not 99 MD students and 4 MD/PhD students as was stated in the intro.  
    Have a question for the show, school suggestion, or just want to say hi? Send it to allaccess@case.edu
    Visit https://case.edu/medicine/allaccess for more information on this episode and others.
    RESOURCES:
    AAMC VITA Interview
    Participating Schools
    Zucker School of Medicine
    Curriculum
    Summer Research
    Distinction in Research
    Clinical Training Sites
    International Opportunities
    Netflix: Lenox Hill
    BRAINterns
    CONTACT:
    Zucker SOM Admissions Team
    DR. WOLDENBURG’S RECOMMENDATIONS:
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
    The Short and Tragic Life of Robert by Jeff Hobbs
    Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
    The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation by Sanjeep Jauhar

    • 1 hr 30 min

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