Reflections from our MS1s: The White Coat Ceremony Experience

  On August 14, after completing a two-week introductory course entitled Patient, Doctor, and Society (PDS), the first year medical students participated in their White Coat Ceremony. This event celebrates the MS-1s by presenting them with the white coat they will wear during their clinical work throughout medical school. It also involves students taking an… Read More Reflections from our MS1s: The White Coat Ceremony Experience

Exam Week, as told by Michael Scott

During the first semester of medical school at UAB, students take a course known as “Fundamentals” (sometimes abbreviated as “Fun”… oh, the irony!). The course is intended to be a massive, semester-long building block of the basic sciences that will be needed later. For most students with biology-related degrees, many of concepts in Fundamentals are… Read More Exam Week, as told by Michael Scott

AMCAS FAQ

In this section of our Application Corner, we will attempt to answer some frequently asked questions regarding AMCAS, the primary application for both MD and MD/PhD programs. The following topics will be discussed: What is AMCAS? What is needed to begin? What are the sections on the application? What is the activities section? Do I need… Read More AMCAS FAQ