Revisit for Admitted MD Students

MD Admissions at NYU School of Medicine Revisit for Admitted MD Students
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MD Admissions at NYU School of Medicine Revisit for Admitted MD Students

NYU School of Medicine notifies MD degree program applicants of their acceptance starting in January. Admitted medical students are invited to campus to revisit the program in April. This three-day visit is designed to give you a better understanding of what makes our school unique, as well as a chance to tour our facilities and meet with deans, faculty, and classmates.

Scheduled activities explore diversity and inclusion on campus, explain NYU School of Medicine’s history and future, and highlight innovations in the way we train our medical students. In addition to presentations from faculty and leadership, we plan many social activities that allow you to interact with your peers and explore New York City. 

In the spring, we send admitted students the agenda of scheduled events and instructions for confirming attendance. Explore the activities we have planned for 2017. 

Day 1: Diversity Events—April 6, 2017

All events take place at 550 First Avenue, unless otherwise specified.

11:00AM–11:30AM

Check-in
Farkas Breezeway

11:30AM–12:00PM

Welcome and Introductions with the Office of Diversity Affairs
Medical Science Building, Large Conference Room

12:00PM–1:00PM

Lunch with Current Medical Students
Medical Science Building, Large Conference Room

1:00PM–2:15PM

Movie Screening (TBD)
Farkas Auditorium

2:15PM–3:00PM

Discussion with Faculty
Farkas Auditorium

3:00PM–4:00PM

Financial Aid Question-and-Answer Session
Medical Science Building, Large Conference Room

4:00PM–5:00PM

Break

5:00PM–7:00PM    

Evening Reception
Turkish Kitchen, 386 Third Avenue

Day 2: Main Events—April 7, 2017

All events take place at 550 First Avenue, unless otherwise specified.

8:30AM–10:00AM

Check-in and Breakfast
Smilow Multipurpose Room

10:00AM–12:00PM

Morning Talks
Seminar Room

10:00AM–10:05 AM 

Welcome
Rafael Rivera, MD, Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

10:05AM–10:15 AM 

Dean’s Address
Robert Grossman, MD, Saul J. Farber Dean and CEO of NYU Langone 

10:15AM–10:25AM 

NYU Langone and Bellevue: A Look Back at America’s Historic Public–Private Partnership
David Oshinsky, PhD, Director of the Division of Medical Humanities 

10:25AM–10:40AM

NYU Langone: Looking Forward
Steven B. Abramson, MD, Senior Vice President and Vice Dean for Education, Faculty, and Academic Affairs

10:40AM–10:50AM

Medical School 2.0
Marc Triola, MD, Associate Dean for Educational Informatics

10:50AM–11:05AM

Break

11:05AM–11:20AM

Curriculum for the 21st Century: Have It Your Way
Melvin G. Rosenfeld, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

11:20AM–11:35AM

The Integrated Medical Student
Linda Tewksbury, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

11:35AM–11:45AM

Diversity Matters
Rhonda Graves Acholonu, MD, Associate Dean of Diversity and Academic Affairs

11:45AM–11:55AM

Overview of Afternoon Events, Organize into Groups
Dr. Rivera

12:15PM–2:00PM

Lunch 
Riverpark, 450 East 29thStreet

2:30PM–4:30PM

New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences Tour
462 First Avenue, Third Floor (D Elevator)

Day 2: Optional Activities—April 7, 2017

5:00PM–6:00PM

Student Activities Fair
Coles Student Center

6:30PM–8:00PM

Dinner 
Medical Science Building, Large Conference Room

8:30PM–10:30PM

Two Social Options

Option 1: Gathering at a New York City Bar
Penny Farthing, 103 Third Avenue (just south of 13th Street) 
Explore life outside the classroom and celebrate with our first-year medical students after their exams. 

Option 2: Snacks and Games 
Vilcek Hall Lounge, 334 East 26th Street
Connect with current students and relax with some of your favorite games. This event is hosted by NYU School of Medicine’s Card/Board Games Club and the Super Smash Brothers and Video Game Club.

Day 3: Student Events—April 8, 2017

7:00AM–8:00AM

Running Club or Yoga 
Location TBD

9:00AM–10:00AM

Continental Breakfast
Medical Science Building, Large Conference Room

10:00AM–1:00PM

New York Breakout Groups
Explore iconic locales with current NYU School of Medicine students and discover what the city has to offer at various locations. 

Choose from the following experiences:        

  • Tour the best coffee shops in Brooklyn’s trendy Williamsburg neighborhood and taste offerings from more than 100 local vendors at Smorgasburg, a weekly open-air food market. 
  • Browse the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s world-renowned galleries, which showcase global treasures spanning more than 5,000 years, followed by a picnic lunch and a stroll through nearby Central Park. 
  • Explore the High Line, a public park and wildflower garden constructed on an unused elevated railway above Manhattan’s Chelsea and Meatpacking District neighborhoods, and sample various cuisines at Chelsea Market. 
  • Get a close-up view of a 20th-century engineering feat with a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, the first-ever steel suspension bridge, and take in scenic views of the Manhattan skyline. Then taste one of New York City’s finest pies at Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria. 
  • Visit the World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial Plaza and stroll through New York City’s Financial District. Landmarks include remnants of the wall from which Wall Street takes its name and artist Arturo Di Modica’s bronze Charging Bull sculpture. Have lunch at Brookfield Place. 

In case of inclement weather, indoor options include Chelsea Market, Gansevoort Market, Brooklyn Bowl, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the American Museum of Natural History.

1:15PM–1:45PM

Farewell Address
Greenberg Hall Courtyard at 545 First Avenue, weather permitting, or Farkas Breezeway at 550 First Avenue