Med Educators Blog

Webinar in Review: Addressing Healthcare Inequities Impacting the BIPOC LGBTQIA+ Community 

November 2, 2022

In this event, panelists addressed the specific challenges Queer members of BIPOC communities encounter when it comes to healthcare as well as proactive steps that healthcare providers, medical educators, and LGTBQIA+ allies can take to improve the Queer healthcare experience.

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Racial Inequality in Medicine

September 15, 2022

Watch Kaplan’s Racial Inequality in Medicine webinar series, featuring a diverse panel of industry experts, join this important conversation, and learn how to get involved.

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Maximizing Osteopathic Education Through Curricular Design

by Jonathan Bruner, D.O., Director of Osteopathic Curriculum | May 16, 2022
Kaplan Medical Osteopathic

Osteopathic philosophy courses at Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (COMs) can generally follow one of two paths. The first path is to teach students one area at a time, while the second is to cover the material by each osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) technique. Figuring out which approach is best for you is no easy task. Each one has its benefits and weaknesses.

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KMHS Alumni: Paola Gudiño, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | May 11, 2022
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Paola Gudiño, to learn more about her path from studying in Ecuador to becoming an M.D. in the United States.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Mark Reimonenq, MBA, Director, University Partnerships

by Mark Reimonenq, MBA, Director, University Partnerships | April 21, 2022

I spend a lot of my time supporting minority students who oftentimes have to compete with students from more privileged backgrounds. We cannot level out all the advantages that wealth brings in education, but with proper support, the student from a disadvantaged background can show their fitness for admission by performing well on the MCAT.

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KMHS Alumni: Susana Fortich, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | April 19, 2022
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Susana Fortich, to learn more about her path from studying in Colombia to becoming an M.D. in the United States.

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Finding Your Passion in Healthcare

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | April 14, 2022

We had the opportunity to meet with Jeff Oxendine, author of “You Don’t Have to be a Doctor:  Discover, Achieve and Enjoy Your Authentic Health Career,” to learn insightful guidance for students pursuing a health career. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Health Career Connection, and a longtime faculty member at UC Berkeley School of Public Health. 

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