Dr. Joy Howell

Fri Nov 10: Keys to Successful Medical School Application

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Joy Howell M.D., FAAP, FCCM
Assistant Dean of Diversity and Student Life 
Weill Cornell Medicine 
Friday, November 10, 2023, 
5pm-6:30pm PST

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Workshop Description:
Dive deep into the intricate world of medical school admissions with the illuminating workshop, “Keys to Successful Medical School Application”. Grasp this unrivaled opportunity to learn directly from Dr. Howell, a distinguished figure in the medical education realm with a rich history of fostering education and inclusivity at various institutional levels. 
Dr. Howell, an Assistant Dean at Weill Cornell Medicine, not only possesses extensive experience in medical student education but is also an eminent advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. With accolades including the Excellence in Medical Education Award in 2019, Dr. Howell brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into what makes a competitive applicant for a prestigious institution like Weill Cornell. 
During this enlightening session, premed students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the attributes Weill Cornell seeks in its candidates. Dr. Howell will share invaluable advice on how to enhance your application, making you a standout candidate in a pool of potential students. Moreover, participants will be equipped with insights on antiracism curricular content and the support structures available for students from marginalized backgrounds, thereby nurturing a holistic approach towards medical education.
Join us to not only sharpen your competitive edge but also to mold yourself into a prospective medical student embodying diversity and excellence, a true representation of Weill Cornell’s ideals.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Joy D. Howell received her medical degree at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). From 2001-2005 she was the Site Director for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the New York Hospital of Queens.
Throughout her career, she has engaged in fellow, resident and medical student education both at Weill Cornell as well as New York Hospital of Queens. Having served as the Program Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship from 2005 through June of 2020, her teaching activities came to include interprofessional simulation education and teamwork training for pediatric residents, fellows, nurses, and physician assistants in the PICU. Her educational excellence has been acknowledged by several teaching awards including the Award for Teaching Excellence from the Pediatric Residency in 2006 and 2010; for team-based education, she was a recipient of the Physician-Of-The-Year Award in 2012; and the Excellence in Medical Education Award in June of 2019 for medical student simulation education.
In 2017, she was appointed as Vice Chair of Diversity in Pediatrics and leads work around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) education and climate; recruitment, retention and professional development; and community engagement and health equity. In March of 2020, she was appointed as Assistant Dean of Diversity and Student Life at WCM where she advises on antiracism curricular content, provides non-academic support to students from minoritized and marginalized backgrounds, and supports BIPOC student groups.   In addition to work at the medical student and department level, she supports and collaborates on DEI at the institutional level and has collaborated with peers across institutions to organize and lead competitive workshops at national meetings.

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Topic: Keys to Successful Medical School Application
When: Friday, Nov 10, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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