- A panel of six physicians who will describe their work, what the experience is like for them, and how they find balance in their professional and personal lives.
- A panel of two physicians who will describe formal medical education and the approaches used in teaching the art and the science of medicine.
- A panel of admissions officers from four medical schools, who will describe the qualities that help to define a good medical student and a successful physician.
- A box lunch session, in which small groups of attendees will meet with one or more panelists to address individual questions about medical careers.
Dr. Charlotte Ovechka, director of the Pre-Health Professions Advising Office, and Dr. Laurence Savett, a physician who teaches “The Humanism of Medicine” this fall, are coordinating the program.
Cost is $15 and includes continental breakfast, box lunch and handouts. If you’re aiming for medical school, this program can help you make an informed choice about a career. To register, send $15 by the registration deadline, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, to: Ovechka, University of St. Thomas, OWS 153, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105.