State of Michigan
Pre Med Ed Day
A conference for Pre-Medical Students to learn about the medical school admission process from Deans and Directors from all seven medical schools in Michigan!
This program is designed for current college students who do not have an active medical school application. Michigan residents and/or those attending college in the state of Michigan are particularly encouraged to attend. Those who have or are in the process of submitting an AMCAS or AACOMAS application for the current application cycle are not eligible to attend this event.
The 2019 MMED event was held on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at Michigan State University. As indicated by the feedback data below, the event was a success in the eyes of the students who attended.
- 470 student attendees
- 446 of the 470 students completed the feedback survey administered at the end of the day
- The following percentages of attendees were either 'extremely satisfied' or 'satisfied' with:
- Ease of registration: 97.12%
- Quality and quantity of communication prior to event: 84.15%
- Parking: 71.7%
- Location of event: 88.97%
- Opportunities to ask questions during presentations: 87.53%
- The following percentages of attendees rated each of these sessions either 'excellent' or 'very good':
- Five Components of a Medical School Application: 92.8%
- Lunch: 61.76%
- Case Studies: 90.49%
- Interviews Presentation: 88.29%
- Admissions Panel: 93.49%
- Young Docs Panel: 91.22%
At the 2019 event, pre-health advisors and medical school representatives came to a collective decision to move the Michigan Medical Education Day event to an every-other-year model. The next event will be held in 2021. Early details about the event are provided below:
Date: September 18, 2021
Location: Grand Valley State University
As a result of moving to the every-other-year model, the 2019 MMED planning committee made arrangements to have two of the presentations recorded for student use. Links to the 'Five Components of the Medical School Application' and 'Interview Presentation' are to the left.