On most Wednesdays from mid-October through the end of February, we’re hosting optional sessions for those invited to interview so you can learn more from faculty, staff, and current students about particular elements of the WashU medical student experience.  

Couldn’t make a session?  We’ve got you covered.  Contact us at mdadmissions@wustl.edu to request access to a session recording.

October 19

The Gateway Coaching Program will be the focus on October 19.  Nichole Zehnder, MD, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, will lead the discussion.  Dr. Zehnder directs the Coaching Program. 

October 26

“Why WashU Wednesdays” continues with a panel of M4 and M5 students, reflecting on their WashU student experience and future professional plans.

November 2

A panel of M3 students will be featured, with the discussion focused on the clinical training they are experiencing this year, as well as their overall WashU student experience.

November 9

Topic: Clinical Immersions in Phase One of the Gateway Curriculum

November 16

A virtual activities fair, featuring 11 of our 60+ medical student organizations, will be the structure of the 11/16 Why WashU Wednesday.  The event will be held on “Gather”, a video chat platform. 

November 30

The Gateway Curriculum will be the topic of the 11/30 session.  The discussion will be led by Eva Aagaard, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Education, Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Education, and the Carol and Jerome Loeb Professor of Medical Education.  Dr. Aagaard directed the curriculum renewal at WUSM which culminated into the Gateway Curriculum that launched with the Entering Class of 2020.  

December 7

The Dec 7 session will be hosted by Will Ross, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Diversity and Washington University School of Medicine’s Principal Officer for Community Partnerships, and an Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine. Dr. Ross will reflect on his WashU experience:  he is a 1984 MD graduate and has served on the faculty as a nephrologist and in diversity affairs since 1996.  Dr. Ross also plans to discuss topics relating to health equity and justice

December 14

Dual degree and research opportunities will be featured at this “WWW”.