The first session, Graduate School Programs in the Health Sciences, is brought to us by Galin Education.

On Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 pm, join us to hear from Galin Education’s experts about pathways and admission to careers in medicine and other health-related graduate programs. You’ll learn about preparation and strategies for submitting strong applications, including information about essays, academics, meaningful work and volunteer activities, research, and more. Current trends shaping medical and graduate school admissions in the COVID era will also be discussed. 

Panelists include:
Jane Shepard: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, BS-Journalism; George Washington University, MA-Human Development

Throughout the course of her career Jane has gained a variety of higher education experiences at both public and private universities on the east coast and in the Midwest. She has advised prospective and current students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including international applicants. More recently, she served as the Director of MD Admissions at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Pat McBride:  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BA-Zoology; University of Wisconsin-Madison, MD; University of South Carolina- M.P.H.; University of South Carolina-Family Practice Residency

Dr. McBride is an emeritus profession in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Medicine’s section of cardiovascular medicine and the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. McBride directed the UW Hospital and Clinics’ Preventive Cardiology program and other clinical initiatives for people at risk for cardiovascular disease. He served as the UW SMPH Associate Dean for Students and the Associate Dean for Faculty. Dr. McBride’s experience encompasses the three broad areas of academic medicine: education, research, and clinical care. He has served on many national guideline panels.

Vaishali Bakshi:  Harvard University-AB; University of California-San Diego, Ph.D. in Neurosciences

Vaishali is an associate professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison in the department of psychiatry. Her research combines a variety of scientific areas and examines the influence of stress on various developmental stages, and aims to identify novel treatment strategies for disorders like PTSD and Schizophrenia. Vaishali has chaired a variety of admissions committees at University of Wisconsin and advised undergraduates on career paths and graduate education in many scientific and health-related disciplines. 

Register in advance for this meeting:

Attendance is free, but your donation at the time of registration is welcome.

Stay tuned for more opportunities “Beyond the Classroom.”