Vassar Goes to Medical School: Alumnae/i Panel & Breakout Topic Discussions with Alumnae/i (Alumnae/i Panel)
IMPORTANT EVENTS UPDATE
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Saturday, April 10, 2021Time
Main Building Virtual Room 2
Are you thinking about medical school after Vassar? Curious how Vassar prepares you for a medical education? Join us on Saturday, April 10 at 1 PM ET on Zoom to hear from Vassar alumnae/i who are current med school students! Confirmed alumnae/i panelists for the opening panel include:
- Yasmine Abbey ’16, MD Candidate (MS3), David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
- Tessa Baum ’16, MD Candidate (MS3), University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine
- Isabel Sakarin '19, MD/PhD Candidate, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
- Paarul Sinha ’17, MD Candidate (MS2), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
- Jason Storch ’17, MD Candidate (MS2), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Kevin Lee ’15, DO Candidate (MS4), University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
1:00 - 2:15: Medical School Alumnae/i Panel
2:15 - 2:30: Breakout Room Set-Up & Explanation | Brief Break
2:30 - 3:00: Breakout Room, Round I
3:00 - 3:05: Breakout Room Rotation | Brief Break
3:05 - 3:35: Breakout Room, Round II
After the opening alumnae/i panel, all attendees (which will include admitted and current students as well as alumnae/i) are invited to stick around for informal conversations with additional alumnae/i who are in medical school in breakout rooms around topics of interest (Gaining Experience Outside the Classroom, Preparing for the MCAT, Planning Your Gap Year(s), How to Have a Standout Application, Underrepresented in Medicine).
As always, attendees are welcome to come late or leave early as their schedule requires. Advance RSVP on Zoom is required to get the Zoom link. This event is organized by the Career Development Office, the Office of Fellowships and Pre-Health Advising, and the Office of Admission.