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Virtual Second Look 2021

This year's virtual Second Look was held on April 16th and 17th, 2021. Check out some of the informational sessions we had below.

Friday, April 16th:

Life as a ROC Medical Student: a 360° View Through the Lens of COVID

Join a panel of current students as they discuss navigating medical school during the pandemic, with interactive Q&A. How has their routine changed? What's next moving forward for a medical student at Rochester?

Interview with the Dean and Meet Your ADs

Fourth year medical student Korry Wirth and Senior Associate Dean of Medical Student Education, Dr. Lambert have a chat about the realities of being a medical student today at URMC and segue into our "Meet the Advisory Deans" session!

Advocacy and Community Outreach Opportunities: How Does it Work?

Join the Director of Medical Student Community Outreach Programs and current student(s) in a panel discussion about advocacy at the URMC, and community outreach opportunities.

UR Welcome Here: Diversity Initiatives Panel

Representatives from the Office of Medical Student Inclusion and Enrichment Programs (OMSIEP), Equity and Inclusion Office, Diversity and Inclusion Affinity Groups, and other representatives discuss Diversity initiatives and resources at the URSMD. To be followed by Diversity and Inclusion Affinity Group networking breakout rooms.

Saturday, April 17th:

Bench to Bedside: Life as an MSTP PhD Student with PhD Dept. Breakouts

This session was for our MD/PhD Program accepted applicants to meet current graduate students in the program, discuss research, and ask any questions about what it's like on the research track! Panel-style introductions followed by breakout rooms by PhD department.

How Does This All Work? Financial Aid at URMC

Our Financial Aid Director gave a brief presentation with limited Q&A.

Daily Work: Wellness and Resilience to Meet Your Future

Our Wellness Administrator sat down with current students on the Wellness & Resilience Committee to discuss Wellness initiatives, resources and overall well-being as a medical student at URMC.

Meet Your Faculty Inspirations: Lighting Lectures

Take a peek into some of URSMD's faculty through lightning round mini-lectures. 

Class Year Sessions: White Coat to Blue Gown

Students discuss in-depth about what it's like to be a medical student during each phase year.

What Now? Next Steps on your Path to Starting Medical School at the UofR

A brief discussion of next steps for applicants, presented by our Admissions Team:

  • What will the transition into medical school look like?
  • Pre-matriculation, forms, orientation, registration and important dates
  • When do students move in? How about early rotations?
  • Administrative Q&A