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  • Scholarship/Grant Programs | Financial Aid | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    resident non reciprocity students to achieve this goal The following factors will be considered in the scholarship review process for non resident non reciprocity applicants academic achievement high academic potential educational disadvantage financial need race and ethnicity evidence of outstanding leadership creativity unique work or service experience community involvement and special talents There will be up to twenty five 25 non resident tuition scholarships awarded to non resident students in the University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities Entering Class of 2015 This scholarship will be renewed each year until graduation as long as the student is enrolled full time and maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress Medical School University of Minnesota Foundation Scholarships Grants The following scholarships and grants for University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities students are awarded on the basis of financial need and or academic achievement In order to receive any of these scholarships grants full time enrollment and Satisfactory Academic Progress must be maintained To be considered for these awards the Financial Aid Office must have a current Medical Student Scholarship Application on file by March 1 This deadline however is waived for new matriculants accepted after March 1 University Grants are awarded on the basis of financial need University of Minnesota Foundation Scholarships are awarded by the Medical School Scholarship and Awards Committee on the basis of academic achievement and financial need Medical School Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need Financial Aid Office Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need The committee is composed of representatives from Medical School Student Affairs Admissions University of Minnesota Foundation Office of Minority Affairs Diversity Student Council and Financial Aid What s Inside Financial Aid Basics Aid Programs Money Debt Repay Forms Instructions Duluth Student Info Financial Aid Home Office Hours 8 00 am

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  • Work-Related Opportunities | Financial Aid | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    Assistantships Medical students are eligible to hold Graduate Assistantships as Research Assistants or Teaching Assistants Students with a minimum of a 25 percent appointment which equates to 10 hours per week are eligible for remission of a portion of tuition Furthermore if a medical student is not a resident the non resident portion of the tuition is also remitted In order to be eligible for the tuition remission benefit 195 hours must be worked within the semester and summer payroll dates which are not identical to the beginning of the Medical School semester If you are receiving a tuition remission benefit the hiring department you will work for is responsible for the costs associated with this benefit Appointments of more than 25 time will not be approved for any medical students Approval is granted to students holding 25 percent appointments if they are not in academic difficulty Further information about the benefits and stipulations of these appointments can be obtained from the Graduate Assistant Office 545 West Bank Office Building 1300 S 2nd St Minneapolis MN 55454 612 624 7070 University of Minnesota Foundation UMF Student Research Grants Student Research Grants offer a stipend of 4 000 for 3rd and 4th year medical students who wish to engage in an independent research project for 12 weeks The purpose is to encourage an intensive research experience 1st year medical students may apply for an 8 week summer Research Grant for 3 000 Regarding either of these research grant opportunities go to the University of Minnesota Foundation s website at www mmf umn edu and click on the Faculty Students link under Learn More You will find the application guidelines and the application form under Research Grants under the Student Services heading If you have any questions please email Kevin Gilbertson at

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  • Service-Commitment Scholarship Programs | Financial Aid | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    612 581 2308 Fax 952 853 8377 Email Kathleen S May navy mil Indian Health Service IHS Scholarships for Native Americans In fulfilling its mission to ensure that American Indians and Alaska Natives have maximum involvement in meeting their own health needs the IHS offers scholarships Scholarships are not limited to certain schools Expenses covered include tuition books fees incidentals tutorial services and equipment A monthly stipend of approximately 1 500 is provided for 2014 15 Professional Scholarship Funds students up to four years minimum service obligation is two years and students must be of American Indian or Alaska Native descent The number of awards is based on the availability of funds The application deadline is usually in late March For more information contact Indian Health Service Scholarship Program 801 Thompson Ave Suite 450A Rockville MD 20852 Phone 301 443 6197 www ihs gov National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program For the 2014 15 school year the NHSC offers scholarships providing payment of tuition and fees payment toward books supplies and equipment and 12 monthly stipends of approximately 1 500 Selected applicants have priority for continued financial support for up to four years based on availability of funds U S citizens attending U S allopathic or osteopathic medical schools full time are eligible to apply For each year of support recipients will serve one year providing full time primary care in a health professional shortage area upon completion of training as assigned by the NHSC The minimum service obligation is two years Priority for selection will be given to applicants 1 who are prior recipients of the NHSC Scholarship Program 2 who have primary care specialty goals and 3 who come from disadvantaged backgrounds The most important criterion is the applicant s commitment to be a primary health care provider

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  • Student Budget | Financial Aid | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    cannot be more than 6 000 New car loans will not be approved First year students who prior to medical school committed themselves to car loan payments may request a budget add on of up to 6 000 to the standard budget as a car loan The add on may be distributed over more than one year and will be financed through a private loan program To qualify for this loan a credit check will be made If you have had credit problems in the past you may not qualify The school certification of this loan is subject to final approval by the lending institution To receive this car loan the student must complete a Petition for a Car Loan In addition proper documentation such as a copy of the sales contract or estimates of repairs or paid repair receipts must be provided at the time of application In all cases students will be asked to submit a copy of their current registration with the DMV and proof of insurance covering accidents vandalism fire and theft Seniors must apply by November 1st for loans for car purchases NO EXCEPTIONS Budget Planning See page 29 for Monthly Budget Worksheet Financial Resources Form See page 30 for Record of Financial Assistance Form Loan Repayment Logs University administered financial aid is based upon providing resources to meet the expenses of a predetermined standard student budget It is important for you to be able to relate your actual expenses in various categories to the amounts allocated for these purposes by the Financial Aid Office in the standard student budget There are several reasons to do this If your expenditures are higher the amount of financial aid that is received will not prove adequate Likewise if expenses are kept below the established budget it will not be necessary for you to borrow as much money now With lower debts particularly in high interest loans there will be less to pay back later Another reason to organize a budget is to know at any one time how long you are able to manage on the funds currently available This is important because financial aid becomes available at intervals throughout the year and your expenses will vary from month to month By knowing which expenses occur regularly you can plan for those that occur quarterly or annually A smooth cash flow will be achieved and anxiety about financial concerns will be reduced Budget Worksheets Take the time to prepare your Budget Worksheet pdf and the Record of Financial Assistance Form pdf In preparing a budget the following one time expenses should be kept in mind One Time Expenses Year 1 Moving expenses This cost cannot be included in the student budget because the expenses are incurred before the start of the academic year Start up costs at the beginning of the school year such as utility deposits Fall 300 500 to purchase instruments Year 2 Spring 580 for USMLE Step 1 Year 3 Clothes for clerkships where

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  • SNMA Mentor Program | Minority Affairs & Diversity | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    the introductory dinner October 23 2014 to the commencement dinner April 2014 Early discontinuation of the program is strongly discouraged However if mentor or mentee can no longer participate the remaining party may be paired with an alternative mentor mentee Disagreements and disputes among mentors mentees that can not be resolved will be mediated by the program coordinators Victor Melnichui maln00014 gmail com and Teija Madhusoodanan madhu010 umn edu Mentee and mentors are expected to individually discuss and set goals for the year at the introductory dinner These goals should include the year s activities and a timeframe for completing those activities Possible activities are divided into three sub groups required encouraged and above and beyond The required activities consist of the very basic events that the mentees should have in order to gain a positive experience The encouraged activities are designed to give mentees a better understanding of medicine The above and beyond activities are considered to be the most rewarding experience for the mentee and will help develop an exceptional medical school application At the end of the mentoring year surveys will be given to assess the success of each relationship Those relationships that demonstrate exceptional rapport dedication and overall quality will be recognized and awarded for excellence at the commencement dinner The list below is not to be considered exhaustive Mentors may add other events according to his or her own resources Required must be completed within the mentoring year Meet with mentee face to face at least once a month e mail is not satisfactory as is it too impersonal Invite mentee to medical school class at least once per semester Invite mentee to at least one lunch lecture per semester e g Morbidity Mortality Grand Rounds etc Advise about AMCAS application using personal experience if applicable Encouraged includes the above plus the following Set up a physician shadowing experience for the mentee Meet with mentee on a regular basis 2 4 per month to study have coffee dinner etc Set up a medically related volunteer experience Proofread essays and personal statement for AMCAS application if applicable Conduct a mock medical school interview for mentee if applicable Above and Beyond includes the required activities plus the following Set up a long term volunteer experience in clinic or hospital Set up a long term shadowing experience with a physician Help secure an internship that lasts through the summer or semester New and returning students of African American Native American Hispanic Latin American Hmong or another minority heritage you are eligible and strongly encouraged to participate in this program Who is eligible to be a mentee in this program All pre medical students are eligible However pre medical students of African American Native American Hispanic Latin American Hmong or another minority heritage are strongly encouraged to participate Students of sophomore standing and above as well as those who have graduated will be given preference If participants cannot attend the introductory dinner they will be unable to participate further

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  • SNMA Mentor Program | Minority Affairs & Diversity | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    relationships Involvement in the program for the introductory dinner to the commencement dinner Early discontinuation of the program is strongly discouraged However if mentor or mentee can no longer participate the remaining party may be paired with an alternative mentor mentee Disagreements and disputes among mentors mentees that can not be resolved will be mediated by the program coordinators Mentee and mentors are expected to individually discuss and set goals for the year at the introductory dinner These goals should include the year s activities and a timeframe for completing those activities Possible activities are divided into three sub groups required encouraged and above and beyond The required activities consist of the very basic events that the mentees should have in order to gain a positive experience The encouraged activities are designed to give mentees a better understanding of medicine The above and beyond activities are considered to be the most rewarding experience for the mentee and will help develop an exceptional medical school application Mentors and Mentees are expected to refrain from illegally purchasing possessing or consuming alcohol or drugs while participating in the Program At the end of the mentoring year surveys will be given to assess the success of each relationship Those relationships that demonstrate exceptional rapport dedication and overall quality will be recognized and awarded for excellence at the commencement dinner The list below is not to be considered exhaustive Mentors may add other events according to his or her own resources Required must be completed within the mentoring year Meet with mentee face to face at least once a month e mail is not satisfactory as is it too impersonal Invite mentee to medical school class at least once per semester Invite mentee to at least one lunch lecture per semester e g Morbidity Mortality Grand Rounds etc Advise about AMCAS application using personal experience if applicable Encouraged includes the above plus the following Set up a physician shadowing experience for the mentee Meet with mentee on a regular basis 2 4 per month to study have coffee dinner etc Set up a medically related volunteer experience Proofread essays and personal statement for AMCAS application if applicable Conduct a mock medical school interview for mentee if applicable Above and Beyond includes the required activities plus the following Set up a long term volunteer experience in clinic or hospital Set up a long term shadowing experience with a physician Help secure an internship that lasts through the summer or semester New and returning students of African American Native American Hispanic Latin American Hmong or another minority heritage you are eligible and strongly encouraged to participate in this program Who is eligible to be a mentee in this program All pre medical students are eligible However pre medical students of African American Native American Hispanic Latin American Hmong or another minority heritage are strongly encouraged to participate Freshman are allowed to apply if they demonstrate a strong commitment to remaining in the program and pre med as

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  • Anesthesiology Specialty | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    A reasonably competitive candidate should have the following Basic Science Honors should have several For selection honors in basic science is important USMLE Step 1 Boards score at least 195 For selection an appropriate Step 2 score is very important USMLE Step 2 Boards score at least 195 For selection an appropriate Step 2 score is very important Research experience optional For selection medical school research experience is less important Research should be in the specialty area no Honors in specialty rotation is important For selection Honors in the specialty rotation is important Honors in core clerkships should have several For selection Honors in core clerkships is important Election to AOA less important For selection membership in AOA is less important Specialty Societies Society of Pediatric Anesthesia American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Society for Critical Care Medicine Major Journals Anesthesiology Anesthesia and Analgesia Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Critical Care Medicine For further information contact Richard Prielipp M D Anesthesiology B 515 Mayo Building 612 624 9990 What s Inside About MedEd About Us Offices Programs Staff Directory For TC Students DU Students Alumni Staff Faculty Offices Programs Admissions Curriculum Devel Financial Aid

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  • Dermatology Specialty | Medical Education | University of Minnesota
    basic science is very important USMLE Step 1 Boards For selection the Step 1 score is very important USMLE Step 2 Boards For selection an appropriate Step 2 score is very important Research experience For selection medical school research experience is very important Research should be in the specialty area yes Honors in specialty rotation For selection Honors in the specialty rotation is very important Honors in core clerkships should have For selection Honors in core clerkships is very important Election to AOA should have For selection membership in AOA is very important Recommended courses 4th year advanced rotation s in dermatology a must Also consider plastics Dermatology sub specialties including Pediatric Dermatology and Dermatopathology Other courses for a well rounded education Pathology Plastic Surgery ENT Other Internal Medicine Subspecialties Specialty Societies in the field Minnesota Dermatologic Society American Academy of Dermatology Major Journals Archives of Dermatology Journal of American Academy of Dermatology For further information contact Falon Bochniak or Jane Boyer Department of Dermatology MMC 98 Mayo 612 625 8625 What s Inside About MedEd About Us Offices Programs Staff Directory For TC Students DU Students Alumni Staff Faculty Offices Programs Admissions Curriculum Devel Financial Aid Governance Structure MEDS

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