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Webinar: MD/PhD Virtual Fall Retreat

November 7, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program will hold its fall retreat virtually via Zoom.


  • 9:30 a.m. | Welcome – Student-led ice breaker activity
  • 10 a.m. | Dr. Gotian (Cornell, Anesthesiology, Chief Learning Officer) and Dr. Milgram (NIH OITE Director) will present:
    • Pipeline programs’ role in increasing diversity to MD/PhD
    • How individuals can be positive forces for inclusion and diversity
    • Danielle McCullough and Dr. Gotian will discuss their recent publication, Five Tips for Boosting Diversity on Campus
  • 11:25 a.m. | Five-minute break
  • 11:30 a.m. | Dr. Melanie Dispenza will present an Alumni Research Talk. Dr. Dispenza is an assistant professor of Medicine, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Johns Hopkins University
  • Noon | Post-speaker discussion
  • 12:10 p.m. | Closing

MD/PhD students and faculty will be sent Zoom information by the program administrators in advance of the event.


November 7
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Event Category:


MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program

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