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Fri Mar 8: Pathways to Excellence: Standing Out on Your Journey to UCI School of Medicine

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Cristobal Barrios Jr., MD, FACS
Dean of Admissions
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery
UC Irvine Health Systems
Friday March 8, 2024
5pm-6:30pm PST

Click on the YouTube link below to view this webinar. Once you have viewed the presentation, you can log back in and take the Quiz for this event. A score of 70% or above will earn you a Certificate for 2 hours of Medical Mentorship.

Workshop Description:
Embark this workshop designed exclusively for community college and university pre-med students eager to distinguish themselves in the competitive realm of medical school admissions. Led by the esteemed Dr. Barrios Jr., MD, FACS, Dean of Admissions at UC Irvine School of Medicine, this session promises to unveil the intricacies of crafting a compelling application, strategies to enhance academic and extracurricular profiles, and insights into the expectations of top-tier medical schools. Dr. Barrios, with his rich background in both surgical excellence and academic leadership, offers a unique perspective on bridging the gap between potential and achievement. This workshop is not just an opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional but a gateway to turning your medical aspirations into reality. Join us to navigate the path to medical excellence and lay the foundation for a successful medical career.

About the Speaker:
Cristobal Barrios Jr., MD, FACS is a board-certified General Surgeon with added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care.  He is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Surgery at the UC Irvine School of Medicine and is a practicing trauma and general surgeon. Dr. Barrios completed his training in Surgical Critical Care here at UCI in June of 2007 and subsequently joined UCI in July of the same year. Dr. Barrios is the Director of the Trauma Division Research Program, Director of the Critical Care Core Lecture Series, serves as a Chair of the UCI School of Medicine Admission Committee, and is Chair of the Organ Donor Council. Dr. Barrios’ clinical research in trauma and critical care issues includes the utility of thoracic CT imaging in trauma patients; anemia; traumatic brain injury; end-of-life issues; organ donation among minorities; geriatrics; and alcohol/drug use among trauma patients. His work has been presented at numerous professional conferences and has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Barrios is also a passionate humanitarian volunteer. Since 2011 he has participated in nine mission trips to date in Nicaragua, Peru, El Salvador, and Columbia through the International Medical Alliance Organization.

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Topic: Pathways to Excellence: Standing Out on Your Journey to UCI School of Medicine
When: Friday, Mar 8, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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