Schedule

Schedule

Sessions

 

Communication that Counts Barriers to communication can feel insurmountable to some physicians. Important information must be shared with patients, but how to do this when time is at a premium, emotions are running high, and communication skills training has been minimal? Participate in this session to learn the best tips for connecting with patients when it matters most.
Crush the Med School Interview Maybe there’s no way to completely calm your nerves, but this session will get you moving in that direction. Learn how to put your best foot forward, how to consider a variety of angles, and how to anticipate what will happen during the crucial conversations that stand between you and med school. Explore how you will be evaluated, what the interviewers expect, and what you can do to make sure you’re a standout.
Effective Advocacy Coming soon!
Help in Sight: Corneal Transplants Since 1961, more than 1,500,000 men, women, and children worldwide have had their sight restored through corneal transplantation. And did you know that everyone is a “universal” donor for corneal tissue? That means age, eye color, status of sight, even blood type is not a concern. Participate in this fascinating session to hear how eye donors change lives and provide hope to cure blinding illnesses.
Let’s Talk About Sex Join AMSA’s president in this session that will focus on getting you comfortable talking with patients about marital aids, sex toys, and all things related. Leave your inhibitions at the door, and leave this presentation with the skills to address the most personal issues in a non-threatening, educated manner.
MCAT Strategies There are a number of considerations when prepping for the MCAT. How will you manage the time limit? What are the different approaches for various kinds of questions? How can you maximize your knowledge to get the score you want? Hear from experts and learn methods to boost your confidence and improve your results.
Med School: The Admission Office Perspective Coming soon!
Med Student Panel Coming soon!
Narrative Medicine Coming soon!
Osteopathic Medicine: Everything You Need to Know About Becoming A DO With more than 100,000 DOs in the U.S. practicing and 25% of all first-year medical students attending a college of osteopathic medicine, this path might be a good fit for you. This session will provide an overview of the profession, updates to the application process, and an opportunity to get answers to the most frequently asked questions by students.
Personal Statement Workshop Maybe you know what you want to say, but aren’t sure how to say it. Or maybe you’ve got a statement so fantastic it should be published – but you want confirmation. This session is designed for anyone thinking about their personal statement, no matter where they are in the process. Learn what to include, what to discard, how to structure it, and when you’ll know it’s perfect.
Physician Burnout Coming soon!
Prepare! The Med School Portfolio You know where you want to go. This session will help you get there. Learn how to evaluate schools to see if offer the right environment for you. Figure out the best time to take each pre-req. Explore options for extracurricular activities, determine who would write the best recommendation for you, and what will make you stand out the most in your application.
Resiliency in Med School Coming soon!
Type 1 of a Kind Children diagnosed with Type I Diabetes Mellitus are forced into an unforgiving reality of living with a compromised system due to an incurable disease. Growing up with Type 1 takes away many luxuries that the undiagnosed often take for granted, such as being able to run and play with friends. Learn how you can help to educate patients and communities about medication, nutrition, and healthy exercise.
Why AMSA Coming soon!