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1 A Resource to Assist You with Achieving Your Goal

2 THE PATH TO BECOMING A PHYSICIAN Undergraduate Education (Bachelor s degree) Undergraduate Medical Education (M.D. degree) Graduate Medical Education (residency) Continuing Medical Education (life long learning as a physician to maintain licensure)

3 UNDERGRADUATE TIMELINE Year 1 Register for and successfully complete pre-medical coursework Get involved on campus, join pre-health organizations Volunteer/Shadow/Work in medical field (during breaks) Year 2 Register for and successfully complete pre-medical coursework Get involved on campus, join medical clubs Volunteer/Shadow/Work in medical field (during breaks) During school year, seek research experience for the summer break Source: AAMC,

4 UNDERGRADUATE TIMELINE Year 3 Register for and successfully complete pre-medical coursework Study for MCAT; register and sit for MCAT in Spring Conduct research Serve as leader in pre-health organizations Identify faculty who will write letters of recommendation Research medical schools Develop timeline for application (begin in May) Volunteer/Shadow /Work in medical field (during breaks) Year 4 Register for and successfully complete pre-medical coursework Conduct research Serve as leader in pre-health organizations Complete application (fall) Interview for medical school (fall and spring) Graduate Source: AAMC,

5 UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM Medical schools do not require a specific major Select a major that matches your interests and skills Strong foundation in sciences Each medical school requires different premedical coursework Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, English, Humanities, Math, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Social Sciences Average GPA of students accepted to medical school in (Source: AAMC) Average science GPA of students accepted to medical school in (Source: AAMC)

6 MCAT (MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TEST) Assesses science knowledge and strong critical thinking skills Required by most medical schools Preparing for the Exam Study books Prep courses Practice exams Test Administration 24+ times a year from January through September Recommended time to take exam April of junior year Policies about oldest MCAT that will be accepted vary by medical school Average MCAT of students accepted to medical school in (Source: AAMC)

7 MCAT (MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TEST) MCAT 2015 Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

8 MCAT (MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TEST) Current Structure of MCAT Physical Sciences general chemistry and physics Verbal Reasoning Biological Sciences biology, organic chemistry Scored 1-15 MCAT 2015 Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

9 MCAT (MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TEST)

10 BEING COMPETITIVE IN ADDITION TO ACADEMICS Personal Attributes Physician/patient relationship communication skills, compassion, motivation for medicine Team work, leadership critical thinking, work habits Ethical behavior integrity, professionalism Extracurricular Activities Volunteer at a hospital Research experience Student organizations No magic number exists on the number of activities it s the quality of the experience

11 IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA Be cautious about what you post Inappropriate pictures and comments What you post now, may impact you negatively later You may be looked up by medical schools and residency programs Do a search on your name to see what is posted about you

12 THE APPLICATION TO MEDICAL SCHOOL American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Used by almost all U.S. medical schools except some in Texas Items to submit Application Personal Statement Consider topics such as why medicine? motivation/challenges to pursuing? Official Transcripts 2-3 Letters of Recommendation Science faculty member Not a family member MCAT scores

13 THE APPLICATION TO MEDICAL SCHOOL Know the deadlines Application opens in May with submission in June Secondary/Supplemental Materials Know the deadlines On average, each applicant applies to 14 medical schools That s 48,000 applications for 20,000 spots SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIALS EARLY

14 RECOMMENDATION LETTERS Ask science faculty and physicians Do not ask family Be courteous: Provide 3-4 weeks notice for a recommendation to be written Provide a brag sheet to the person writing the recommendation

15 EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Commitment, level of accomplishment, initiative, and leadership are most important. Offices of Admission will ask the following questions when reviewing student resumes/activity lists in an application: How much time does the student devote to this activity? Is there evidence of leadership is the student an officer or leader in the organization/sport? Balance is best do not limit involvement to one type of activity. Volunteerism is very important.

16 OHIO MEDICAL SCHOOLS BY REGION Northeast Ohio Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Northeast Ohio Medical University Northwest Ohio University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Central Ohio Ohio State University College of Medicine Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Southwest Ohio University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

17 AMCAS APPLICATION FEE Application Fee (2014) $160 for first school $35 each additional school Fee Assistance Program Assists with MCAT and AMCAS fees

18 THE INTERVIEW Preparing for the Interview Review your resume so you can quickly recall all of your experiences Research the medical school thoroughly Practice, do mock interviews Don t Forget These Types of Interview Questions Be prepared to provide responses about coursework that you performed poorly in Be prepared to ask questions of the interviewers Dress Professionally

19 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK Background check is completed on all applicants who are accepted into medical school Felonies, misdemeanors, pattern of poor driving

20 CHOOSING A MEDICAL SCHOOL Talk to current medical school students Know the mission does it align with your career goals? Geographic location Public vs. private state public medical schools tend to give preference to applicants from the same state Demographics diversity of student body Residency placement do graduates of the medical school match in residency programs of esteem? What percentage of students do not match in a residency program? Costs affordability may be a consideration for determining which medical school you will attend

21 COMMON MEDICAL SCHOOL CURRICULUM Anatomy and Physiology Biochemistry Microbiology Pathology System-based Cardiology, respiratory, renal, etc. Clerkships and electives clinical experiences Family medicine, pediatrics, etc. Licensure Exams (these are not courses in medical school, but are requirements to progress through medical school)

22 RESIDENCY TRAINING Specialty Emergency Medicine Family Practice Internal Medicine Pediatrics Obstetrics-Gynecology Pathology Psychiatry General Surgery Neurological Surgery Orthopedic Surgery Otolaryngology Urology Plastic Surgery Anesthesiology Dermatology Neurology Ophthalmology Physical Medicine Diagnostic Radiology Radiation Oncology Transitional/Preliminary Length of Training (Minimum number of years of postgraduate training for eligibility for board certification) 3-4 years 3 years 3 years 3 years 4 years 4 years 4 years 5 years 6 years (includes 1 year of general surgery) 5 years (includes 1 year of general surgery) 5 years 5 years (includes 1 year of general surgery) 6 years 3 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 3 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 3 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 3 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 3-4 years 4 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 4 years plus PGY-1 Transitional/Preliminary 1 year Source:

23 BEING MORE COMPETITIVE THE NEXT YEAR If not accepted into medical school, remember 48,000+ applications were received for 20,000 seats Consider Master s program or Post-bacc Strengthen GPA Re-take MCAT Gain more experience Volunteer, shadow

24 ONLINE RESOURCES - BCAS academic advising - resources for aspiring doctors - timeline for pre-medicine students - data on applicants to medical school - medical school admission requirements 202ndEd.pdf resource about residency process

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