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Scholarly concentrations are an optional experience that allow you to study a topic of interest without adding time or cost to completing your medical degree.

2020 callout for Scholarly Concentrations

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Scholarly Concentrations are an optional experience that allow you to study a topic of interest without adding time or cost to completing an MD degree. The work required to complete a scholarly concentration is manageable and is completed during the summer between the first and second year of medical school and other less intense times in the curriculum. Enhance your learning experience during your medical school journey by applying.

Want to learn more? Mark your calendar and be sure to attend the Scholarly Concentrations recruitment launch event with Dr. Paul Wallach, executive associate dean of medical education and institutional improvement. He will discuss the valuable impact this program has on your medical school curriculum and will answer questions about the program in general.

  • When: Thursday, Sept. 24, 12-12:30 pm (ET) or 1-1:30 pm (ET).
  • Where: Statewide Launch Zoom event, join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android.

Want to learn more about a certain concentration? These programs are hosting additional information sessions immediately following the launch event:

These concentrations are hosting additional information sessions on the following dates:

Before the launch event, hear what Dr. Wallach has to say about the program or check out this blog to hear other students share their experiences with scholarly concentrations. Scholarly concentration applications open Sept 24 – be sure to make your calendar for the info session to learn more.

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