Each month students are given prompts for a reflective essay.
Students choose an article to read each month.
Faculty Mentoring groups
Students meet in mentoring groups for one hour each month and meet individually with their mentor during the academic year.
Resident Mentoring program
optional program matches each student with a resident mentor. Students
meet one-on-one with their resident mentor in addition to group
activities for all resident mentors and students.
Big Sib program
This optional program matches each M1 student with an M2 student for informal support and mentoring.
Guidance on career
choice begins in the M1 year and progresses through the M2 year. The M3
year curriculum focuses on preparing students for the residency
application process from preparing curriculum vitae to navigating the
Specialty Brown-bag lunches
Students can choose to attend informal lunches highlighting physicians from diverse specialties.
(not a complete list)
- Developing a personal plan for wellness
Mindfulness based stress reduction
- Planning the M3 and M4 years
- Investment basics
Preparing for the Boards
Understanding personal biases
Choosing a specialty
- Learning in the clinical setting
- Writing a curriculum vitae and personal statement
- Making the most of your relationships
- Preparing for the residency application process