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How a formalized, medical student-led mentorship program aims to encourage underrepresented minority undergraduate students to pursue medicine

How a formalized, medical student-led mentorship program aims to encourage underrepresented minority undergraduate students to pursue medicine

By: Tim Baerg1‡, Ayotomiwa Ojo2, Amelia Bahamonde1, Anjola Onadipe1, Jasmyne Jackson 1 School of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 3852 E Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA 2 College of Literature Science and the Arts, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 500 S. State St., Ann Arbor MI 48109, USA Several studies have shown […]

Pre-Meds: Remember your values when interviewing for medical school

You can never know what questions you will be asked during the interview. Most of the time the questions will focus on your application, your rationale to why you want to be a doctor or dentist, and will and gauge your interest in the school you are applying. There will be personal questions as the […]

10 things medical schools won’t tell you

How a spoonful of bullying, plus a heaping pile of debt, helps turn students into doctors. 1. “Bullying, teaching. Same difference.” By the time most medical school students are assisting in hospitals — shadowing the doctors they aspire to someday become — many are well-accustomed to being pushed around, yelled at, or called derogatory names.Such […]

Pre-meds: Get Application Secrets from a Pro Courtesy of the Tour for Diversity in Medicine!

Mr. Christian Essman, Director of Admissions at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is very qualified to give us some medical school application secrets.  As Director of Admissions, he meets every candidate who comes to Case.  He sat down with Demetra Gibson, one of our Tour of Diversity mentors, one-on-one to give some advice and insight […]

Financing Your Medical Career

The road of preparation to medical school is difficult enough without the challenging question of; how will I finance my education? In exploring which institution will suit your needs the best in terms of an education, one must also factor in which institution will not undoubtedly contribute to any future financial hardship. When comparing cost, you must not only take into consideration the direct cost of tuition but also think about indirect fees/expenses such as travel, books, food, clothing, and rent if applicable.



Interview with Dr. Hilda Hutcherson by Premedical Board Member Lewsey

Region III: Small Region, Big Heart

Region III: Small Region, Big Heart

Region Overview from Jessica I. Edwards, Region Director.
Region III is composed of the great states of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Colorado and New Mexico.Over the past few years, Region 3 has adamantly pushed for increased diversity among medical students in the southern states as well as increased knowledge of min

A Guide for Pre-Med Students Considering a Career in Preventive Medicine

If you are like most pre-medical students, you may not have decided upon the specialty area that you plan to pursue. As you explore your options, be sure to consider preventive medicine as a career choice. A career in preventive medicine may provide you with an opportunity to work in a variety of areas including: public health, research, public policy and the military.