Tour for Diversity in Medicine

  • How to ask for letters of recommendation

    One of the most intimidating parts of the medical/dental school application process is requesting letters of recommendation from professors. If you’re like me – then you had a million questions at this juncture (Who do I ask?; When do I ask?; How do I approach them? –  you get the picture!). Rest assured, T4D has […]

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  • How did I choose which medical schools to apply to?

    I remember the exact moment I told my parents I wanted to be a doctor. I was five years old sitting at the dining room table speaking to them about the medical appointment I had earlier that day. They both looked at me with eyes that only parents know how to make. Their eyes expressed […]

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  • Pivot Point – Alden Landry, MD, MPH

    Name: Alden Landry, MD, MPH Title: Co-Director – Tour for Diversity in Medicine; Attending Physician – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Nickname on Tour: Dad Hometown: Baytown, Tx College: Prairie View A&M University Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine […]

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  • Pre-health Advisor Reflections: Tomas Varela, Jr

    Name: Tomas Varela, Jr Position: Health Professions Advisor Institution: Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ   How long have you been at your current position at this institution? Three years. How did you find yourself on the path of becoming a pre-health advisor? This position represents a combination of my academic background and interest in education and […]

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  • Pre-health Advisor Reflections: Joseph Stabile

    Name: Joseph Stabile, Ph.D. Position: Professor of Biology, Health Professions Advisor Institution: Iona College, New Rochelle, NY – No I do not “own a college” – It’s Iona College!       How long have you been at your current position at this institution? I have been at Iona for 18 years and this is […]

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  • Pre-health Advisor Reflections: Michael D. Druitt

    Name: Michael D. Druitt, MS Position: Medical Science/Pre-health Coordinator; Assistant Professor – Biological Sciences; Assistant to the Dean Institution: Hampton University – School of Science, Hampton, VA       How long have you been at your current position at this institution? I became Assistant to the Dean, and Medical Science / Pre-health Coordinator in […]

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  • Pre-health Advisor Reflections: Thomas Landefeld

    Name: Thomas Landefeld Position: Professor of Biology; Pre-health advisor Institution: California State University, Dominguez Hills   How long have you been at your current position at this institution? I have been at California State University – Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) since 1996. Prior to CSUDH, I was at the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) where […]

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  • My Path: Kittra Owens, DPM

    Hometown: Mobile, Alabama College: Tuskegee University,Tuskegee, Alabama Podiatry School: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Residency: Oakwood Healthcare Center, Dearborn, Michigan Current Position: Chief Attending – Podiatric Surgery, Department of Orthopedics Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida       What is your role within the United States Military? What was the draw to the […]

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