Year Three Roadmap

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Summer
  • Continue vocational preparation via extracurricular activities, internships, summer programs.
  • Update your portfolio.
Fall
  • Visit PPHS advisor or director to reevaluate plan for personal and professional development.
  • Take PPHS 3400 if you have permission to apply this year.
  • Read Schurrman’s Vocation: Discerning Our Callings in Life and Charon’s The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine
  • Begin to identify and speak with potential recommendation letter writers.
  • Register for PPHS 4600 for Winter (or wait until Spring or the following year).
  • Required at end of quarter (and for committee process): 3.0 GPA, 40 volunteer hours, 40 clinical hours.
  • Attend workshops to familiarize yourself with the Committee Process.
  • Update your portfolio.
Winter
  • Continue shadowing and volunteering at approved sites.
  • Continue journaling about your experiences.
  • Register for PPHS 4600 for Spring (if not completed in Winter, or wait until the following year).
  • Consider enrolling in Sociology 3205: Sociology in Medicine for Spring.
  • Attend workshops to familiarize yourself with the Committee Process.
  • Update your portfolio.
Spring
  • Register for PPHS 3400 (for Fall) unless you are applying this year and have already taken the course.
  • Consider enrolling in an English course or another Humanities course for the following year.
  • Update your portfolio.