IAMSE Fall 2020 Webinar Series Session 1 with Christina Grabowski and Leila Harrison

Christina Grabowski and Leila Harrison to Present “Medical School Admissions in the Time of COVID-19”

The 2020 IAMSE Fall Webcast Audio Seminar Mini-Series will begin next Thursday, September 3 at 12pm Eastern! Experts and thought leaders will discuss how different health professions programs will make informed decisions about whom to admit in the face of the challenges brought on by SARS-CoV-2. Our first session in the series will feature Christina Grabowski from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Leila Harrison from Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

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Christina Grabowski and Leila Harrison

Medical School Admissions in the Time of COVID-19: Maintaining the Integrity of Holistic Review 
Presenters: Christina Grabowski, PhD and Leila Harrison, PhD
Session: September 3, 2020 at 12pm Eastern Time

The COVID pandemic is not only impacting educational delivery, it is also impacting how we select future physicians. This webinar will include an overview of changes to medical school application screening and interview processes. Social distancing and safety concerns are pushing interviews to virtual forums which accommodates changing economic circumstances of applicants, while also highlighting concerns about disparities in access to needed technology and interview-ready environments. Presenters will discuss unique considerations along with potential unintended consequences on holistic review and, therefore, diversity in the physician workforce.

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