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Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

Date:

April 09, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm EDT

Location:

Hammer Health Sciences Center, HSC 312

Detail:

Greatest enthusiasm, great enthusiasm, or enthusiasm?
Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

DATE:  Thursday, April 9th, 2015
TIME:  12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
LOCATION:  Hammer Health Sciences Center, HSC 312

Dr. Stephen Nicholas, P&S associate dean for admissions, and Dr. Patrice Spitalnik, assistant director of the P&S MD-PhD program and a member of the P&S admissions committee, will discuss:

                    Key factors that admissions committees look for

                    Ways to maximize the likelihood your letter will be read

                    Common-sense guidelines to avoid hyperbole and convey first-hand knowledge of an applicant

                    Ways subtleties in language may help or hurt an applicant

                    Beyond a letter of recommendation, what you can do to advocate for the exceptionally-talented student.

For questions, please email us at mcfaculty-development@columbia.edu   

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Contact:

For further information regarding this event, please contact Jennifer Curry by sending email to mcfaculty-development@columbia.edu or by calling 212-342-0251.

 
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The 2015 John Lindenbaum Memorial Lecture with Mary Bassett

Date:

April 15, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT

Location:

Alumni Auditorium
Black Building, Columbia University Medical Center
650 West 168th Street, First Floor

Detail:

Speaker: Mary Bassett, MD, MPH Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health Lecture

Title: “Bringing a Public Health Lens to Health Care Delivery”

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Alumni Auditorium
650 West 168th St., First Floor

Please direct inquiries to 212-304-5637 or: cl2779@cumc.columbia.edu

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Contact:

For further information regarding this event, please contact Clara Lapiner by sending email to cl2779@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 212-304-5637.

 
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Tips for Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students Applying to Medical School

Date(s): April 09, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm EDT
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Center, HSC 312

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