Stanford School of Medicine

“Science is not a major or career. It is a commitment to a systematic way of thinking, an allegiance to a way of building knowledge and explaining the universe through testing and factual observation.”

Atul Gawande’s Caltech commencement address is a powerful defense of science.

Li Ka Shing Center, Room LK 130

path to Stanford School of Med, Leadership in education for Aspiring physicians

Admissions to Stanford Pre med with resources

What every science student should know  

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Y o o Jung Kim author (2nd year Stanford Med student) side project

1st gen college student, Parents couldn’t afford health insurance and still can’t, Bio major really struggled, Mentors advised

From book

1.Know yourself know your enemy

So you can explain it to someone else.

2.set a goal ask for help

  1. Overcome setbacks
  2. Manage time wisely
  3. Work on a side project-this book-passionate about it.
  4. Conduct science research- what are you interested in

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Voting on Stanford premed contest submissions

Poster leads to spotlight leads to

Health careers

Screen Shot 2016-06-25 at 3.42.51 PMWe need students to represent their communities

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How to get a mentor, Research it, How to ask for help, The worst u can do is say no, Science is a way of thinking, Connect to find a research op That u are interested in, Mix multiple intelligence, A b at Stanford is an a at sam Jose state

Major doesn’t matter it is passion, Life distance traveled, A a m c holistic review, E a m experience attributes metrics, Aspiring acts . Org, New tools

Advice from accepting board, Be one your own timeline, Late bloomers give yourself time, Help others, Take test prepared don’t  roll the dice, Follow the rabbit hole go deep, In the end Your work should stand on its own, Coe

T get diversity in medicine

Civic responsibility

Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education

Zero funding

String attached to money

Citizen-willingness to build community

State of being

Be accountable

Exercise power

Possibility on the gifts of others

Ground up


Public engagement

Local govt working with citizens

Lutheran church Santa Cruz

C o p a

Block leader

As a gov official

If people don’t show up

It’s because they weren’t invited

Listen don’t talk

You have 1 mouth and two ears for a reason