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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/admissions-programs/md-programs/podcast-all-access-med-school-admissions

All Access: Med School Admissions Christian Essman

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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/admissions-programs/md-programs/podcast-all-access-med-school-admissions

    The AAMC PREview Professional Readiness Exam

    The AAMC PREview Professional Readiness Exam

    The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has developed a situational judgment test called, PREview Professional Readiness Exam, that is being used by eighteen medical schools for the 2022-2023 application cycle. I am joined in this episode by two representatives from the AAMC who are intimately involved in the development and delivery of this new assessment tool. You will hear details about this exam and preparing for it from Dr. Rebecca Fraser, the Director of Content Development within the Admissions and Selection Research and Development Program, and Lisa Peters, the Director of Operations for PREview. 
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Send me your recommendations for future medical schools that you'd like to hear featured! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu  
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    AAMC PREview Professional Readiness Exam
    Essential Guide
    Workspace and Computer Requirements
    Practice Exam
    Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students
    2022-2023 Participating Schools
    Carle Illinois College of Medicine - Research Only
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Recommended - Research Only
    Cooper Medical School of Rowan University - Recommended
    Des Moines University Medicine & Health Sciences - Recommended
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine - Recommended
    George Washington University School of Medicine - Recommended
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Required (either PREview exam or CASPer)
    Morehouse School of Medicine - Recommended
    Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine - Recommended
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine - Required
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Recommended
    Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine - Required
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine - Recommended
    University of California at Davis School of Medicine - Required
    University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine - Required
    University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine - Required
    University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Recommended - Research Only
    University of Virginia School of Medicine - Accepted, Research Only

    • 1 hr
    Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

    Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

    I'm joined by Agasia Lanier, an Admissions Counselor, at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. Hear about one of the newest medical schools in the US and how they are training change agents and future physician leaders. We discuss curricular highlights and how their admissions and interviewing process works. 
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Send me your recommendations for future medical schools that you'd like to hear featured! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu  
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    CWRU School of Medicine Information Session Recording from May 19, 2022
    https://youtu.be/WMrUauZswDo
    KP SOM RESOURCES:
    Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine
    Admissions
    Monthly Office Hour Sessions
    Curriculum
    REACH
    Service-learning
    Scholarly Project
    CONTACT:
    MDAdmissions@kp.org

    • 1 hr 1 min
    AMCAS Application Advice & Tips for the 2022-2023 Cycle

    AMCAS Application Advice & Tips for the 2022-2023 Cycle

    The AMCAS Application for the 2022-2023 cycle opened on May 3rd. Christian Essman, the host and Senior Director of Admissions & Financial at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, provides tips and advice for fine tuning your application. Learn how you can potentially differentiate yourself from other applicants in the pool.  Also, listeners of his podcast show are invited to a special information session about the
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    AMCAS
    AMCAS 2023 Guide
    AMCAS Grade Conversion Guide
    Guide for Letter Writers
    MSAR - Medical School Admissions Requirements
    CWRU School of Medicine
    Questions or topics suggestions: allaccess@case.edu
     

    • 43 min
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

    Hear from three prominent members of the Admissions and Student Affairs team at the largest medical school in Texas - The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Listen in as Director Schouten-Kresser and Drs. Mihalic and Rubin go in depth about their admissions process and highlights of their "newer" curriculum. 
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Send me your recommendations for future medical schools that you'd like to hear featured! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu  
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    UT Southwestern Medical School
    Admissions
    TMDSAS
    Curriculum
    Global Health Pathway
    CONTACT:
    admissions@utsouthwestern.edu 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Application Cycle Updates & Advice for Future Applicants

    Application Cycle Updates & Advice for Future Applicants

    Special Episode:  Your host, Christian Essman, provides some interesting updates about this application cycle compared to last year.  More importantly, he recommends that future applicants begin early application preparation over winter break! 
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Send me your recommendations for future medical schools that you'd like to hear featured! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu  
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    As mentioned in the episode, here is the link to the 2021-2022 AMCAS Application guide.

    • 24 min
    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

    Off to picturesque New England to hear all about the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth from the Associate Dean for Admissions, Dr. Roshini Pinto-Powell.  My conversation with her was incredibly enjoyable and you are sure to learn much about their curriculum and admissions process.
    If you find this podcast to be a helpful resource, RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE please!  It helps others find it!
    Send me your recommendations for future medical schools that you'd like to hear featured! Send it to: allaccess@case.edu  
    Visit our website for more information on this episode and others. 
    https://linktr.ee/allaccessmedschool  
    RESOURCES:
    Adam Grant, Work Life, Season 3, Episode 5 - Authenticity is a double-edged sword
    Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine 
    Curriculum
    CONTACT:
    geisel.admissions@dartmouth.edu

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

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191 Ratings

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Best resource out there!

I listen every time I’m driving and pi love it! Would love to see schools like Howard, EVMS and VCU on the podcast! As a non traditional this is my go too and would recommend

megan@podcastingyou ,

A Great Resource!

Christian does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

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Love your podcast!!

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