INTERESTED IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS?
The Health Professions Advising Office will be hosting their annual Health Professions School Recruitment Fair with over 50 professional schools being represented from Medical/Dental/Allied Health (Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy), Post-bacc programs, Public Health, and many more.
Who: All students interested in applying and attending a Health Professional School
When: Wednesday, April 21, 2012
Where: Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union
Also, we will be hosting an MD-PhD breakout session for all students interested in this career path. The following are the details.
Title: "MD-PhD: Is It Right For Me?"
Where: Grand Ballroom Lounge
Dr. Terry B. Rogers, Ph.D.
Director, Medical Scientist (MD-PhD) Training Program (MSTP)
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Bert Shapiro, Ph.D.
former & retired Program Director, Medical Scientist Training Program at NIH
Ms. Sharon Welling
Director of Finance & Administration
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Description: This session provides information for students considering pursuit of the MD-PhD degree pathway of the Physician Scientist. The goal of the session is to demystify the MD-PhD pathway and provide insight for pursuing the dual-degree. A short presentation will describe features of MD-PhD training, alumni careers, and detailed logistics of the application process. After the presentation, a panel of seasoned MD-PhD Program Directors and Administrators will address questions from the audience and be available for one-on-one interactions. This session is organized by the Communication Committee for MD-PhD Programs of the GREAT Group of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).