Career Counseling/Residency Planning

Upcoming Events: Spring 2015

Post Match Feedback Session - Class of 2015 - Mandatory
April 2, 2015, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Now that match results are known, graduating 4th year students will receive tips and advice from residents, faculty and program directors on how to be successful future residents. Students will also have the opportunity to provide the deans of the medical school with feedback on how to further enhance the educational experience provided at RWJMS.


Preparing for Residency Part 1 Meeting - Class of 2016 - Mandatory

April 2, 2014, 3:30 - 7:00 pm
N1-10, WLH

At this meeting 3rd year students will meet with matched 4th year students from 3:30-5:00pm, at which time the M4s will have the opportunity to pass on what they have learned while on the residency trail.

During the second part of this meeting students will be introduced to the residency application process. Students will receive guidance on obtaining letters of recommendation, preparing personal statements & CVs. We will provide students with important information on the different aspects of their Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) and how to prepare for their individual MSPE appointment with a Student Affairs dean. We will also review the resources and tools available from the Careers in Medicine (CiM) program that will help them in choosing a medical specialty and during the entire residency application process.



Individual MSPE Meetings - Rising M4 Students

May - July

Individual (one-on-one with a Student Affairs Dean) MSPE meetings will take place between May and July. Please schedule a meeting with one of the Student Affairs Deans when you finish your 4th year elective scheduling. During individual MSPE meetings, students will receive individualized career counseling advice.




Preparing for Residency Part 2 Meeting - Class of 2016 - Mandatory

During Clinical Correlates Week (June 22-26, 2015)


At this meeting the objectives are to:

1.Provide a Timeline for Applications, Interviewing and MATCH

2.Describe and Outline the components of the CAS and ERAS Applications

3.Demonstrate How to Navigate MyERAS

4.Review and Answer FAQs Regarding Applications, Transcripts, LORs and Interviews

5.Provide Helpful Tips for the Interview Trail

6.Provide List of Resources


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