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Sat Mar 11: How to Be a Competitive Applicant for Keck USC School of Medicine

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Raquel Arias, MD
Dean of Admission
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC)
Saturday, March 11, 2023 
11 am-12:30 pm PST

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Workshop Description:
Are you looking to become a competitive applicant for the Keck USC School of Medicine? Look no further! Our workshop, led by Dr. Arias, Dean of Admission at Keck USC is designed to give you the tools and knowledge you need to stand out among the thousands of applicants. 
We will cover topics such as what classes to take,  how to write a compelling personal statement, how to impress in an interview, and how to maintain a strong GPA. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear directly from Dr. Arias, Dean of Admission and ask her questions. 
Don’t miss this chance to gain an edge in the competitive medical school application process. 
Register now to secure your spot!

About the Speaker:
Dr. Arias holds two faculty appointments at the University of Southern California: Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Gerontology at the University Park Campus. She also serves as Associate Dean for Educational Affairs (Special Projects) and Chairwoman of the Admissions Committee at the School of Medicine. She earned her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and completed coursework for her M.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley. 
Dr. Arias attended medical school at USC and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She served in the National Health Service Corps in Merced, California, where she directed the “Sweet Success” Program for the multidisciplinary management of diabetes in pregnancy. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and a recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. She has received teaching awards from students for teaching in each of the 4 years of medical school as well as multiple awards for teaching from the Ob/Gyn residents. She is a consultant on policy matters at the national, state, and local levels in matters that relate to women’s reproductive health, as well as healthy aging. In this capacity, she has been recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives, the California Legislature, and the County of Los Angeles. Her clinical interests include breast disorders, contraception, and menopause. Public health interests include the provision of healthcare for marginalized populations.

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Topic: How to Be a Competitive Applicant for Keck USC School of Medicine
When: Saturday, March 11, 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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