DMI Mentoring Curriculum

 

 

High School Early Premed Applying Premed Post-Bac Student 1st and 2nd yr Med School 3rd and 4th Med School Residency
January Link Your Passion to Medicine All about the numbers–GPA and MCAT All about the numbers–GPA and MCAT All about the numbers–GPA and MCAT Asking for Help/Recognizing Weaknesses Asking for Help/Recognizing Weaknesses Interviewing (Fellowship/Jobs)
February Leadership Roles Making a Med School Application Stand Out Researching Med schools to apply to Researching Med schools to apply to Finding Research opportunities The Match Leadership/ Chief Residency
March Talk to Your Guidance Counselor Work/School/Life balance, Women in Medicine Getting Letters of Recommendation Getting Letters of Recommendation Choosing a Specialty Applying to a Specialty Work/Life Balance/Women in Medicine
April Extracurricular Activities Other Medical Professions Making a Med School Application Stand Out Making a Med School Application Stand Out Extracurricular Activities Extracurricular Activities Contracts and Salaries
May Summer Jobs and Volunteering Art of Applying to Medical School Writing Personal Statements Writing Personal Statements Starting a med school CV Preparing CV Resumes/CVs
June Shadowing Opportunities Medical School Application Prep Finding local mentors Preparing for post-bacc program life

 

Transition to Second year Transition to fourth year/Preparing for Residency Professional Organizations
July Research Colleges Study Skills and Time Management/Tutoring Study Skills and Time Management Study Skills and Time Management Preparing for First year/Study Skills/Tutoring Research Residency program Career vision & goals
August Meet with Doctors Networking with Teachers and Finding Mentors MCAT Action plan and studying MCAT Action plan and studying Choosing a Mentor at your institution Choosing a Mentor at your institution Faculty Mentors
September College Applications Degree Plan & Undergraduate Research Completing medical school prerequisites Staying Encouraged about Med school Balanced Approach to Med Education Balanced Approach to Med Education Research
October SAT Prep MCAT Prep Medical School Interview Prep Medical School Interview Prep About the USMLE/COMLEX Preparing for USMLE/COMLEX USMLE and COMLEX
November Community Service Summer Enrichment/Research Programs/ Post-bacc programs Summer Enrichment/Research Programs/ Post-bacc programs Update on MCAT studying Med school Study Tips Residency Interview Tips Job Search
December Volunteering Study Skills and Time Management Outcomes of Interview Season/ Gap year & Back up plans Outcomes of Interview Season/ Back up plans Unwritten Rules for First Year Unwritten Rules for Third Year Medical licensure