MD-PhD, Is It Right for Me?

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
LACC 406AB (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Chairs:
Joseph Barbieri, PhD, Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin and Josť E Cavazos, MD/PhD, Assistant Dean for MD/PhD Program - SOM/GSBS, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Presenters:
Mikael Guzman Karlsson, BS, MD-PhD trainee, The University of Alabama at Birmingham , Mario Martinez, MD, Graduate Student, Emory University , Michelle Allen, MD, Graduate Student, University of California, Irvine and Maureen Aliru, MD, Graduate Student, University of Texas Health Science Center

Description: The ability to matriculate successfully for training in both medicine and research for careers as physician scientists relies upon a studentís appreciation of the unique career of the MD-PhD. This session will demystify the career and training of MD-PhDs and discuss the application process to matriculate into MD-PhD training programs.

Sponsored by: Association of American Medical Colleges