MD/PhD Secondary: Oregon Health and Science University

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Argle Bargle

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MD/PhD-specific prompts:
1. Indicate a graduate program you're interested in (non-binding).
2. Please write a brief essay explaining your desire for admission to the OHSU MD/PhD Training Program (4000 characters.) Your essay should address the following:
• Your career development goals
• What about OHSU and the MD/PhD program particularly interests you
• What faculty at OHSU you’re interested in working with
At the end (included in the 4000 characters), you also list publications, abstracts, and academic awards/honors.

General MD Prompts:
1. What experience have you had that has given you insight into the patients you hope to eventually serve? (1500 characters)
2. What will be your greatest challenge in becoming a physician? (1500 characters)
3. Give an example of a time when you tried your best to work with a person or a group but the problems still remained. What did you learn from the experience? (1500 characters)
4. Describe a time when you did not receive what you felt you deserved, and how you reacted.
5. Give an example of personal feedback in the last few years that was difficult to receive. How did you respond? (1500 characters)
6. Question 6 - Please discuss the diversity that you would bring to the OHSU School of Medicine and the profession of medicine. (2000 characters)

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