What is the Pre-med Workshop?
Running from January 4th to January 15th, this new workshop offers live, interactive Zoom events with insights into the medical school journey, planning a career and current topics in the field. In addition, you will have access to two asynchronous medicine courses taught through video lectures by Wake Forest School of Medicine physician professors and supplemented by live mentoring with Wake Forest alums. Both courses will enhance your understanding of the many career options available in the field.
Take either or both courses anytime, anywhere, that fits your schedule. There are no homework assignments, so you can give all your attention to assessing the fields covered and designing your own path forward. Non-credit program. No prerequisites.
Why take Pre-med Workshop: Journey to a Career in Medicine?
If you know medicine is your future, this workshop will help you learn more about the profession and answer questions about the path to medical school. The courses offered will enhance understanding of the many career options available in the field.
Live Events with Medical and Admissions Experts
Held weekday afternoons throughout the program, live online events will cover topics such as:
- Careers in medicine
- How to prepare for the MCAT
- Path to Medical School: planning your studies, shadowing and gap years
- Medical School admissions process
- Hot topics in medicine
Live Sessions with Mentors
You will be assigned a mentor, a Wake Forest alum who will….
- Facilitate group sessions to discuss current topics in medicine
- Hold group office hours to answer your questions
- Provide feedback and direction on assignments
- Answer your questions throughout the course session
Making the Rounds: An Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Doctor
- Witness cardiac and emergency medical professionals at work in the field
- Follow a heart attack patient from ambulance to ER to treatment and rehabilitation.
- Study the anatomy of the heart and how a treatment team works together
- Asynchronous learning — course lessons delivered through video lectures by Wake Forest School of Medicine professors Dr. Lindsay Strowd and Dr. Roy Strowd, allowing you to study anytime, anywhere, at your own pace
- Learn from 30+ health professionals
- A great opportunity if you are thinking about a career in medicine
Sports Medicine: An Inside Look at the Major Injuries & Treatments
- See how sports medicine professionals treat concussions, shoulder dislocations and ACL tears.
- Get an inside look at how famous athletes’ injuries were treated
- Asynchronous learning — course lessons delivered through video lectures by Wake Forest School of Medicine professor Dr. Brian Waterman, allowing you to study anytime, anywhere, at your own pace
- Learn from 30+ health professionals
- Explore the many careers in sports medicine through this course
Dates: January 4th – 15th
Cost: $995 for WFU students
$1595 for students from other universities
Registration Deadline: December 27, 2020
Scholarship Registration Deadline: December 14, 2020
Scholarships: If you receive need-based financial aid from Wake Forest, and are interested in a scholarship for this workshop, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, Wake email address, and Wake student ID number.
|Day||Start Time (ET)||End Time (ET)||Session|
|Tuesday, January 5||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Welcome + Introductions|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Current Topics in Medicine: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Healthcare|
|Wednesday, January 6||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Mentor Session|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Panel Discussion: Student Journeys to Medical School|
|Thursday, January 7||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Mentor Session|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Panel Discussion: Careers in Medicine|
|Tuesday, January 12||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Mentor Session|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Panel Discussion: Medical School Admissions|
|Wednesday, January 13||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Mentor Session|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Seminar: How to Prepare for the MCAT|
|Thursday, January 14||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Mentor Session|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Current Topics in Medicine: Pandemics and COVID-19|