Applying to Medical School during COVID-19

Applying to Medical School During COVID-19 | Students and family, staff, and faculty from all universities and colleges are welcome to attend.  Panelists:  Francisco Castelan, MS Assistant Director for Pre-Health Advising Georgia Institute of Technology  Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH Director for Cancer Care Equity, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Associate Medical Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Network Medical Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brighton Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School  Janae Lawler, MEd Director of Academic Advising & Strategic Initiatives Michigan State University College of Natural Science  Sunny Nakae, MSW, PhD Senior Associate Dean for Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Partnership, Associate Professor of Medical Education California University of Science and Medicine  Moderator:  Alden Landry, MD, MPH Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  Co-sponsors:  Harvard Medical School Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs Tour for Diversity in Medicine Biomedical Science Careers Program




If your school does not have a pre-health advisor, The National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions has numerous resources for pre-health students, including connecting you with a pre-health advisor if you do not have one:

HMS students are doing something cool soon:

NAAHP Prehealth Opportunities During the Pandemic Ideas Summary:

List of Pre-med Post-bac programs:

Sunny Nakae’s YouTube channel, resources for premed students:

Check out @tour4diversity and for additional resources

Medical School Admissions Requirements (MSAR - for MD schools):

DO Explorer (For DO Schools):

Webinar to learn about Pathways, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Program, and MD-PhD programs at HMS:

Dr. Nakae’s book: Promo code RFLR19 for 30% off. This book centers minority, first gen, undocumented and non-trad students. Also has chapters for reapplicants, gap years, etc.


Event Date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm