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Oct 14: How to Be a Competitive Applicant for UC Riverside School of Medicine

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Emma Simmons, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean, Admissions, Student Affairs, and Financial Aid
Health Sciences Clinical Professor – Family Medicine
UC Riverside School of Medicine
Friday, October 14, 2022
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:
Are you interested in the UC Riverside School of Medicine? Do you know what it takes to gain acceptance? Do you know what type of applicants they are looking for? Do you want to create a path from Community College to UCRSOM? Do you have questions? Are you getting conflicting answers?
Then you want to come and hear and ask questions from the decision-maker at UC Riverside School of Medicine.
Dr. Simmons will discuss what the UCRSOM is looking for in their applicants and answer your questions. Do not miss this opportunity!

About the Speaker:
Emma Simmons, M.D., M.P.H., is a health sciences clinical professor, senior associate dean of student affairs, and the Salma Haider Endowed Chair for the Thomas Haider Program at the UC Riverside School of Medicine. In addition, she practices medicine at the Access Clinic at Riverside University Health System – Medical Center.
As senior associate dean, Simmons provides leadership for the medical school’s initiatives in student recruitment, admissions, financial aid, academic enrichment, pathway programs, student well-being, and career counseling.
Simmons came to UC Riverside in 2011 from the Albert Medical School at Brown University, where she has been assistant dean for minority medical affairs and an assistant professor in the department of family medicine.
She also served as the assistant director of health disparities research at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where she was also a staff physician.
After earning her B.S. in chemistry from Tougaloo College, she went on to earn her M.D. and M.P.H. degrees at Brown University. She completed her residency in family medicine at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island.
Simmons is a member of the American Academy of Family Practitioners.
Simmons has conducted research on HIV/AIDS, particularly its impact upon minority communities. Her work includes a study of routine HIV testing in primary care practices and participation in the Brown Initiative in HIV and Aids Clinical Research for Minority Communities.

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Topic: How to Apply to Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
When: October 14, 2022, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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