Admissions Office
USMLE Step-2 Required
Sherri Baker, M.D
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean for Admissions
...
Prerequisites
Minimum 90 college hours (verify the following):
1 semester General Zoology/Biology (including lab)
2 semest...
Requirements
• U.S. citizen or hold a permanent visa
• GPA average of 3.0 or better
• Letter grade of C or better required...
Application Timeline
Jan-July Medical College Admission Test
(MCAT)
May Begin American Medical College
Application Service...
Counseling Tips
• Join the Pre-Med/Pre-Health Club
• Select a Major of Interest
• Prioritize Academics
• Gain Health Care ...
2009 Application Statistics
Categories Total GPA MCAT
Residents 353 3.59 8.83
Nonresidents 1214 3.47 8.94
Male 873 3.48 9....
2009 Interview Statistics
Categories Total GPA MCAT
Residents 243 3.66 9.62
Nonresidents 39 3.81 10.62
Male 179 3.66 9.90
...
Class of 2013 Statistics
Categories Total GPA MCAT
Residents 150 3.71 9.67
Nonresidents 12 3.82 10.39
Male 100 3.70 9.89
F...
♦ 79 Oklahomans were reapplicants
♦ 55 qualified for an interview (70%)
♦ 39 were accepted (71%)
♦ 12 were left on the wai...
Majors in Class of 2013 (39)
Accounting Anthropology Biochemistry Biology Biomed Eng
Chemistry Economics Engineering Engli...
Schools Represented in
Class of 2013 (44)
Auburn University Pittsburg State University University of Chicago
Baylor Univer...
What’s New
2009 – 2010
SCM interviews
AMCAS Letters
Enables medical schools to receive all letters electronically via
AMCA...
Interview Process
• Semi-blind interviews were
overwhelming liked by applicants.
– Will continue for OU-COM interview
• Th...
College of Medicine – Admissions
PO Box 26901, BSEB 123
Oklahoma City, OK 73126
Phone: (405) 271-2331
Fax: (406) 271-8810
...
Ann Louise Olson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular
Biology
Co-Director of the MD/PhD program
M.D./Ph.D. Program
The MD/PhD Program is made possible by a
generous grant from the Presbyterian
Health Foundation.
In coo...
Students obtain an intensive medical education coupled
to rigorous training in scientific investigation. Graduates
are pre...
Summer 1 10-week lab rotation
Year 1 Med School I - Basic Sciences
Summer 2 10-week lab rotation
Year 2 Med School II – Ba...
Ph.D. Programs
• Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
• Bioengineering (OU-Norman)
• Cell Biology
• Epidemiology & Biostatisti...
MD/PhD Admission Requirements
• Admitted into the College of Medicine.
• Minimum 2 summers or 1 year research experience.
...
M.D./Ph.D. Program
• Statistics
• Last year
– 32 applicants
– 13 interviewed
– 4 new students began program
• A total of 2...
Financial Support
• Stipend $20,000/year
• Full tuition throughout training
M.D./Ph.D. Program
College of Medicine - Admissions
PO Box 26901, BMSB 357
Oklahoma City, OK 73190
Phone: (405) 271-2265
Web: http://www.medi...
Meredith Talley
Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions
OU School of
Community Medicine
• Opportunity for Educational grants and
forgiveness for service
• Graduate public health courses at no cost to
the studen...
Preparing the next generation of
Physicians and Physician
Assistants to improve the health
of entire communities.
•An inte...
Contact Information
OU School of Community Medicine
Meredith Talley
Phone: (918) 660-3092
E-Mail: meredith-talley@ouhsc.ed...
College of Medicine
Christopher S. Candler, MD
Associate Dean for Medical Education
Associate Professor of Medicine
Curric...
National Trends in Medical Education
Increasing emphasis on the development &
assessment of competencies
Less emphasis on ...
A New Curriculum for OU
• Began with a comprehensive planning retreat in 2007
• Hundreds of faculty, students, staff, admi...
Curriculum 2010 Preclinical
Curriculum Courses
Foundational Courses (morning courses)
1. Molecular and Cellular Structure
...
Revisiting COM Prerequisites
Minimum 90 college hours (verify the following):
1 semester General Zoology/Biology (includin...
Premedical Advisors
We will contact several individuals to
obtain feedback regarding the current
prerequisites.
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  1. 1. Admissions Office USMLE Step-2 Required Sherri Baker, M.D Associate Professor of Pediatrics Assistant Dean for Admissions Dotty Shaw Killam Director of Admissions Lisa Jaques Administrative Secretary
  2. 2. Prerequisites Minimum 90 college hours (verify the following): 1 semester General Zoology/Biology (including lab) 2 semesters General Chemistry 2 semesters Organic Chemistry 2 semesters Physics 3 semesters English 1 semester Histology, Genetics, Embryology, Cell Biology or Comparative Anatomy 3 semesters Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Humanities, and/or Foreign Language
  3. 3. Requirements • U.S. citizen or hold a permanent visa • GPA average of 3.0 or better • Letter grade of C or better required in prerequisite courses • We will accept Pass/Fail grading, advanced placement, & CLEP courses if a higher course is taken for a grade • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) average score of 7.0 or better
  4. 4. Application Timeline Jan-July Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) May Begin American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Oct 15 AMCAS Deadline (4-6 weeks to process) October Interviews Begin (Complete in Sept) Nov 1 Supplemental Deadline November Interviews February Interviews & Final Adm Board Meeting August Class Begins JuniorYearSeniorYear
  5. 5. Counseling Tips • Join the Pre-Med/Pre-Health Club • Select a Major of Interest • Prioritize Academics • Gain Health Care Experience • Volunteer Time • Become Involved on Campus
  6. 6. 2009 Application Statistics Categories Total GPA MCAT Residents 353 3.59 8.83 Nonresidents 1214 3.47 8.94 Male 873 3.48 9.20 Female 694 3.51 8.56 Total 1567
  7. 7. 2009 Interview Statistics Categories Total GPA MCAT Residents 243 3.66 9.62 Nonresidents 39 3.81 10.62 Male 179 3.66 9.90 Female 103 3.72 9.51 Total 282
  8. 8. Class of 2013 Statistics Categories Total GPA MCAT Residents 150 3.71 9.67 Nonresidents 12 3.82 10.39 Male 100 3.70 9.89 Female 62 3.75 9.45 Total 162 3.72 9.72
  9. 9. ♦ 79 Oklahomans were reapplicants ♦ 55 qualified for an interview (70%) ♦ 39 were accepted (71%) ♦ 12 were left on the waitlist (22%) ♦ 93% of those qualified for an interview had positive results Previous Applicant Statistics
  10. 10. Majors in Class of 2013 (39) Accounting Anthropology Biochemistry Biology Biomed Eng Chemistry Economics Engineering English Foreign Lang Health & Exer. Letters Mathematics Microbiology Physics Physiology Political Sci. Psychology Theology Zoology
  11. 11. Schools Represented in Class of 2013 (44) Auburn University Pittsburg State University University of Chicago Baylor University Portland State University University of Dallas Brigham Young Univ Saint Gregorys University University of Florida Cameron University Southeastern Okla State University of Illinois Duke University Southern Methodist Univ University of Kansas East Central University Southern Nazarene Univ University of Notre Dame George Washington Univ Southwestern Okla State University of Oklahoma Georgetown University Texas A & M University University of Richmond Grinnell College Texas Tech University University of San Diego Oklahoma Baptist Univ Trinity University University of The South Oklahoma Christian Univ Truman State University University of Tulsa Oklahoma City University United States Naval Acad University of Utah Oklahoma State Univ University of Arkansas Vanderbilt University Oral Roberts University University of California Westmont College Pepperdine University Univ of Central Oklahoma
  12. 12. What’s New 2009 – 2010 SCM interviews AMCAS Letters Enables medical schools to receive all letters electronically via AMCAS Enables applicants to have their authors send all letters to AMCAS (for participating schools) rather than to each school. This service is included in the AMCAS application fee.
  13. 13. Interview Process • Semi-blind interviews were overwhelming liked by applicants. – Will continue for OU-COM interview • This year – Afternoon SCM interviews
  14. 14. College of Medicine – Admissions PO Box 26901, BSEB 123 Oklahoma City, OK 73126 Phone: (405) 271-2331 Fax: (406) 271-8810 Web: http://www.oumedicine.com/body.cfm?id=655 E-Mail: AdminMed@ouhsc.edu Contact Information
  15. 15. Ann Louise Olson, Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Co-Director of the MD/PhD program
  16. 16. M.D./Ph.D. Program The MD/PhD Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Presbyterian Health Foundation. In cooperation with
  17. 17. Students obtain an intensive medical education coupled to rigorous training in scientific investigation. Graduates are prepared for careers in academic medicine that combine patient care, teaching, and patient-oriented or laboratory research. M.D./Ph.D. Program
  18. 18. Summer 1 10-week lab rotation Year 1 Med School I - Basic Sciences Summer 2 10-week lab rotation Year 2 Med School II – Basic Sciences (USMLE 1) Summer 3 Begin graduate courses and research Years 3 – 5 Graduate School (Courses, Research, Dissertation, Defense) Year 6 Med School III – Clinical Sciences Year 7 Med School IV – Clinical Sciences (USMLE 2 & Residency Match) M.D./Ph.D. Program
  19. 19. Ph.D. Programs • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology • Bioengineering (OU-Norman) • Cell Biology • Epidemiology & Biostatistics • Microbiology & Immunology • Neuroscience • Pathology • Physiology M.D./Ph.D. Program
  20. 20. MD/PhD Admission Requirements • Admitted into the College of Medicine. • Minimum 2 summers or 1 year research experience. • Earned Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college. • Submitted 3 letters of recommendation from faculty addressing research experience & skills. These letters are in addition to the recommendation letters required of the College of Medicine (Due Oct. 15). • Completed OUHSC M.D./Ph.D. Program Application (Due Oct. 15). M.D./Ph.D. Program
  21. 21. M.D./Ph.D. Program • Statistics • Last year – 32 applicants – 13 interviewed – 4 new students began program • A total of 20 students in program at this time
  22. 22. Financial Support • Stipend $20,000/year • Full tuition throughout training M.D./Ph.D. Program
  23. 23. College of Medicine - Admissions PO Box 26901, BMSB 357 Oklahoma City, OK 73190 Phone: (405) 271-2265 Web: http://www.medicine.ouhsc.edu/admissions/ E-Mail: AdminMed@ouhsc.edu MD/PhD Program PO Box 26901, BMSB 357 Oklahoma City, OK 73190 Phone: (405) 271-2503 Web: w3.ouhsc.edu/mdphd/ E-Mail: megan-meehan@ouhsc.edu COM & MD/PhD
  24. 24. Meredith Talley Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions OU School of Community Medicine
  25. 25. • Opportunity for Educational grants and forgiveness for service • Graduate public health courses at no cost to the student • Medical Student Summer Internships • Summer Institute immersion in community medicine (1 week long, prior to MS1 year) • Participation in student run free clinic (Bedlam Evening) I am a part of the bigger picture and it is not about me. It is about the community. Tiffany, Student OU School of Community Medicine
  26. 26. Preparing the next generation of Physicians and Physician Assistants to improve the health of entire communities. •An integrated track within the OU College of Medicine •3rd and 4th years of OU Medical School in Tulsa •New independent Physician Assistant Program •Seeks to develop a new kind of physician expert who will provide personal care to patients, while improving the health of entire communities.
  27. 27. Contact Information OU School of Community Medicine Meredith Talley Phone: (918) 660-3092 E-Mail: meredith-talley@ouhsc.edu Web: www.oucommunitymedicine.com Find us on Facebook at www.facebook/ouscm
  28. 28. College of Medicine Christopher S. Candler, MD Associate Dean for Medical Education Associate Professor of Medicine Curriculum 2010, & College of Medicine Prerequisites
  29. 29. National Trends in Medical Education Increasing emphasis on the development & assessment of competencies Less emphasis on discipline-based courses; new interest in horizontal and vertical integration Movement away from lecture-intense curricula & rote memorization of facts More interest in active learning approaches
  30. 30. A New Curriculum for OU • Began with a comprehensive planning retreat in 2007 • Hundreds of faculty, students, staff, administrators • The Result: •Primarily a change to the basic sciences curriculum – to begin in August 2010 •Certain clinical curriculum changes are being discussed
  31. 31. Curriculum 2010 Preclinical Curriculum Courses Foundational Courses (morning courses) 1. Molecular and Cellular Structure 2. The Human Structure 3. Disease, Diagnosis & Therapy Systems Courses (morning courses) 4. Musculoskeletal & Integument 5. Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary 6. Metabolism and Nutrition 7. Blood, Hematopoiesis, & Lymphatics 8. Cardiovascular, Respiratory & Renal 9. Neuroscience & Psychiatry 10. Reproduction & Gender-based Health Afternoon Courses Patients, Physicians, & Society / Clinical Medicine (M, W, F) Enrichment (Tu, Th): research, humanities, clinical skills
  32. 32. Revisiting COM Prerequisites Minimum 90 college hours (verify the following): 1 semester General Zoology/Biology (including lab) 2 semesters General Chemistry 2 semesters Organic Chemistry 2 semesters Physics 3 semesters English 1 semester Histology, Genetics, Embryology, Cell Biology or Comparative Anatomy 3 semesters Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, Humanities, and/or Foreign Language
  33. 33. Premedical Advisors We will contact several individuals to obtain feedback regarding the current prerequisites.

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