Dr Peter Chin-Hong, MD

Wed Jul 31: Achieve Your Dreams: Navigating the Competitive Path to UCSF School of Medicine

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Peter Chin-Hong, MD 
Associate Dean for Regional Campuses 
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California San Francisco
Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 
5pm-6:30pm PST

Workshop Description:
Are you ready to make your dream of attending UCSF School of Medicine a reality? Join us for an inspiring workshop with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, Associate Dean for Regional Campuses and Professor of Medicine at UCSF. Designed specifically for community college and university pre-med students, this event will provide you with essential insights into what UCSF looks for in their future medical students. Dr. Chin-Hong, a renowned expert involved in the clinical care of COVID-19 patients and a leader in medical education, will share insider tips on crafting a competitive application, excelling in interviews, and highlighting your unique strengths. Learn the key steps to success and gain valuable advice from someone who has served on the UCSF admissions committee for years. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions and receive personalized guidance on your journey to UCSF School of Medicine.

About the Speaker:
Peter Chin-Hong, MD is Associate Dean for Regional Campuses and Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California San Francisco. He is currently involved in the clinical care of COVID19 patients. He completed undergraduate and medical school at Brown University. He trained in in Internal medicine and completed an infectious disease fellowship at UCSF. 
As part of his Regional Campus role, he is involved in the leadership team of 3 UCSF School of Medicine regional campuses at UC Berkeley, UCSF Fresno and UC Merced. He has served on the admissions committee for the medical school for several years at UCSF.
During COVID-19, he has been one of the leaders of institutional and community education around the disease. He has been part of numerous University initiatives including outreach to the Asian American community, and the Association of Black Cardiologists national webinars on the impact of COVID-19 on minority populations. He helped create and disseminate a petition validating protest as a response to structural racism in COVID times. For the impact of tear gas, he has worked on a declaration with the public defenders in the city of Portland advocating for limiting its use on the public. He worked on the declaration in the Von Staich case which was upheld by the California Court of Appeals who agreed that the indifference at CDCR met the standard of ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ prohibited by the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. He has also worked with attorneys from Disability Rights California highlighting the unsafe practices at Patton State Hospital for the mentally ill, resulting in the immediate and rapid vaccinations against COVID in that facility.
He was awarded the Carl Sagan Science Popularization Prize for 2022.

Register for Free:
Topic: Achieve Your Dreams: Navigating the Competitive Path to UCSF School of Medicine
When: Wednesday, July 31, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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