Session Details 3/6/13

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How to be an Informed, Candid, and Compassionate Career Counselor for Medical Students

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DESCRIPTION: This session will focus on current best practices for the career advising of medical students. Participants will discuss common myths about specialty areas and the residency application process, as well as how to best advise both competitive candidates and students who face application challenges. Participants will learn about up-to-date resources to inform career counseling.

PRESENTERS:
Brian Zink, MD - Assistant Dean, Medical Student Career Development
Alexandra Morang, MA - Director, Medical Student Affairs

DATE/TIME: March 6, 2013
                       Registration and light refreshments 5:00-5:30pm
                       Presentation: 5:30-7:00pm

AUDIENCE: This session is open to all faculty and is especially appropriate for any individuals who provide formal or informal career counseling to medical students.

LOCATION: Alpert Medical School, 222 Richmond, room 280

TO REGISTER: Registration is closed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to: 1) analyze common career advising myths 2) provide timely, up-to-date advising 3) identify resources available to inform student advising

RELATED MATERIALS:

National Resident Matching Program, 2011 "Charting Outcomes in the Match"

AAMC Careers in Medicine, Introduction to Advising

AAMC Careers in Medicine, Introduction to Careers in Medicine

AAMC Careers in Medicine, Creating Compelling Conversations

AAMC Careers in Medicine, Advising Students in Distress

ACCREDITATION: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.