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Career Development Program:Introduction to the 4th Year Colleges

Class of 2014 Meeting

January 7, 2013

The colleges
The Colleges

Academic Medicine

Acute Care

Applied Anatomy

Primary Care

Urban Underserved

The colleges1
The Colleges

The colleges are designed to strengthen career advising, improve the quality and selection of electives, provide a means of honing clinical skills, andstimulate discussion on the integration of the basic, social, and clinical sciences relevant to the future practice of medicine.

College activities include an introductory course focused on advanced clinical skills and decision making, a monthly series of evening seminars, a scholarly project, and regular advisory meetings.

Residency advising career selection
Residency Advising & Career Selection

Career Development Team

  • 4th year schedule and electives

  • Residency application and interviews

  • Special electives or away electives

  • Scholarship Day poster or presentation

  • Career planning

  • General advice and guidance

Timing fourth year important dates and deadlines
Timing - Fourth YearImportant Dates and Deadlines

  • Finish Year 3

  • College Foundations (July 8-12, 2013)

  • USMLE Step 2 CK/CS (August Recommended)

  • Interviews (October 2013-January 2014)

  • Ranklist (Mid-February 2014)

  • Match Day (March 21, 2014)

  • Graduation (May 30, 2014)

Student affairs office colleges 4 th year support
Student Affairs OfficeColleges/4th Year Support

  • Dr. Neil Parker—Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs

  • Dr. Margaret Stuber– Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Well-being and Career Advising

  • Aurora Reyes– Career Development Coordinator- Colleges

  • Dr. Meredith Szumski– Director, Student Affairs

  • Jason Bergschneider– Residency Application Counselor

  • Gezelle Miller– Years 3 & 4 Counselor

  • Monica Perkins– Electives Coordinator & Grad Checks

Overview of requirements
Overview of Requirements

  • Individual Mentoring

  • Career and Residency Advising

  • College Foundations (July 8-12, 2013)

  • Review and Counseling on CPX

  • ICU Elective

  • Dinner Seminar Series

  • Senior Scholarship Day

    *Individual Colleges have additional requirements

College selection
College Selection

All students must submit their

College selection by

Thursday, March 21

Drew students urban underserved college
Drew StudentsUrban Underserved College

Please proceed to 13-105 CHS

Overview of the colleges
Overview of the Colleges

Academic Medicine

Acute Care

Applied Anatomy

Primary Care

Urban Underserved

Primary care college
Primary Care College


Jodi Friedman, MD


Arthur Gomez, MD

Alice Kuo, MD

Dan Lee, MD


To support students who are considering a career in primary care and seeking a solid foundation in general clinical medicine

Typical careers1
Typical Careers

Family Medicine


Internal Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology



Pcc college requirements
PCC College Requirements

  • Foundations Week

    • Workshops

    • Didactics

    • CPX reviews

    • Simulator sessions

  • Dinner Seminars

    • Attend six

  • Community Service

  • Scholarly Project

  • Foundations week
    Foundations Week

    • Curriculum

    • Designed by incoming class with help from prior class suggestions

    • Goals

    • To teach what was perceived as ”under-taught” during the first 3 years of medical school

    • Excel on sub-internships

    Foundations week1
    Foundations Week

    • Success in the 4th Year – Resident Panel

    • Diagnostic Imaging

    • Practical Dermatology

    • In-House Emergencies

    • Geriatric / Pediatric Emergencies

    • Ventilator Management

    • EKG Interpretation

    • Pain Management

    • Simulator Sessions

    Pcc dinner seminars
    PCC Dinner Seminars

    • 4th Year Schedule Advising Meeting for class of 2014: March20

    • Career & Residency Advising

    • Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry

    • Complementary Medicine & Nutrition

    • Geriatrics

    • International Health

    • Pediatrics

    • Public Health & Care for Underserved Populations

    • Sports Medicine

    • Women’s Health

    Community service
    Community Service

    • Clinical or Academic Longitudinal Experience that may include teaching activities, research, or direct patient care…

      • Minimum equivalent of six (6) half-day sessions over course of year

      • Underserved populations

        • UMMA Clinic

        • Union Rescue Mission

        • Salvation Army Clinic

        • Venice Family Clinic

        • OPCC

      • Teaching Assistantship (Doctoring 4) & PBL

      • Mentored research or special project that involves community outreach

    Scholarly project
    Scholarly Project

    • Required to present at Senior Scholarship Day

      • Original research

      • Case report

      • Curricular innovation

      • Community outreach

    Overview of the college
    Overview of the College

    Academic Medicine

    Acute Care

    Applied Anatomy

    Primary Care

    Urban Underserved

    Academic medicine college
    Academic Medicine College


    Gary Schiller, MD

    Vice Chair

    Gary Satou, MD


    To develop individualized educational pathways for students who are/have:

    • Considering an academic career involving teaching and research

    • Attracted to subspecialty careers in which research will play a part

    • Enjoyed and want to continue their STTP summer research project

    • Remain actively engaged in research

    Mission cont d
    Mission (Cont’d)

    To develop:

    • Skills in asking questions and reasoning

    • Skills in clinical, translational or basic investigation

    • Interpretive skills & understanding the literature

    • Teaching skills

    • Intellectual collaboration with a mentor

    Typical careers2
    Typical Careers

    • All subspecialties of Medicine, Pediatrics, or Pathology

    • Academic focus on clinical, translational or basic research

    • Clinical practice in a Medical, Pediatric or Surgical subspecialty

    Amc college requirements
    AMC College Requirements

    • Meet with mentor & discuss career planning

    • Full-day attendance & participation for all scheduled events during Foundations Week

    • Attend at least 6 dinner seminars during 2013-14

    • One Subspecialty in Medicine, Pediatrics or Surgery

    • Participate in Scholarship Day

    Amc dinner seminars
    AMC Dinner Seminars

    • The Dollars & Sense of Academic Medicine

    • Utilizing Medical Resources from a Systems Perspective & Keeping the Patient as the Center of the Medical Mission

    • Simulator Session

    • Skills for the House Officer

    • How to Run a Clinical Practice

    • Mock Interviews

    • Residency: What are Programs Looking For?

    • Making a Career in Basic & Translational Research

    • Deciding What You Really Want in Life & Career

    • Medicine & the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Overview of the college1
    Overview of the College

    Academic Medicine

    Acute Care

    Applied Anatomy

    Primary Care

    Urban Underserved

    Acute care college
    Acute Care College


    Wendy Coates, MD


    Pamela Dyne, MD, Preclinical

    Ed Ha, MD, Critical Care/Hospitalist

    Jaime Jordan, MD, Asynchronous Learning

    Dan Runde, MD, Simulation Education

    Tahlia Spector, MD, Continuing Education

    Jennifer Nguyen-Lee, MD, Anesthesiology

    Kelly Young, MD, Research


    • Provide Mentorship

    • Foster Time-Based Decision Making

    • Broaden Clinical Correlation of Physiology, Anatomy & Pharmacology to Acute Care

    • Probe Ethical & Psychosocial Aspects of Crisis Management

    Typical careers academic or clinical
    Typical CareersAcademic or Clinical

    • Anesthesiology

    • Emergency Medicine

    • Adult Critical Care

      • Cardiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Hospitalist

    • Pediatric Critical Care

      • Cardiology, Neonatology

    • Hospitalist

    Acc requirements
    ACC Requirements

    Emergency Medicine

    • 3-week sub-internship

      Clinical Correlation of Physiology, Anatomy & Pharmacology

    • 3-week consultation service

      ICU Rotation

    • 3-week sub-internship

    Foundations week2
    Foundations Week

    • Emphasis

      • Procedures

      • Critical thinking & assessment skills

    • Two presenting complaints per day

      • E.g., chest pain, shock

    Transition to internship series
    Transition to Internship Series

    Dinner Seminars

    • Welcome/Future Opportunities Evening Seminar: TBD

      • 4th year schedule advising for the class of 2014

    • Acute Care Education

      • Progressive topics using small group sessions & simulation

    • Practice Management Skills

      • e.g., medicolegal, interview techniques, residency selection

    • Personal Management Topics

      • e.g., stress management, investment strategies, how to be a good intern

    Overview of the college2
    Overview of the College

    Academic Medicine

    Acute Care

    Applied Anatomy

    Primary Care

    Urban Underserved

    Applied anatomy college

    Applied Anatomy College

    Jonathan R. Hiatt, MD

    Professor of Surgery

    Vice Dean for Faculty

    Applied Anatomy College



    Faculty and staff




    AAC Goals

    • To make the 4th yr educationally meaningful

    • To make the residency match a manageable, survivable, and successful process

    AAC Mission

    • To develop the knowledge and skills to support a career choice in specialties for which expertise in anatomy is critical.

    AAC Faculty and Staff

    • Kathleen Brown, Radiology

    • Christian DeVirgilio, Surgery

    • Lynn Gordon, Ophthalmology

    • Jonathan Hiatt, Surgery

    • Aurora Reyes, Coordinator

    AAC Disciplines

    • Surgery and specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    • Pathology

    • Physical medicine and rehabilitation

    • Radiology

    • Radiation oncology

    • Ob/GYN

    • Dermatology

    AAC Requirement

    • At least three weeks of Radiology

      Any level

      Established courses preferred

    AAC Program

    • Foundations week

    • Evening seminars

    • Counseling

    • Sr. Scholarship Day

    AAC Foundations

    • Didactic knowledge

    • and skills for 4thyr.

    • Seminars

    • Skills sessions

    • Anatomy dissection

    AAC Seminars

    • Overview of application process

    • Mock interviews

    • Ranking strategies

    • Global health

    • Wellbeing, finances, conflict management…

    AAC Counseling

    • Two advisors: College chair and mentor

    • All aspects of the application process

      Where to apply

      Letters of recommendation

      Personal statements

      Interview preparation

    Q a breakout sessions
    Q&A Breakout Sessions

    All Sessions End by 9:00 pm