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Thursday, January 24 • 1:30pm - 3:20pm
A Match Made in San Francisco: Getting the Right Applicants for Your Program

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1:30 – 1:31 PM
R. Michael Siatkowski, MD

1:31 – 1:37 PM
What do Students Want and Where do They go for Information?
Prithvi Sankar, MD

1:37 – 1:43 PM
Pros and Cons of Recruiting Your Own Students
Rukhsana Mirza, MD

1:43 – 1:49 PM
Defining Your Program’s Priorities
Tim Stout, MD, MBA, PhD

1:49 – 1:54 PM
Audience Q & A


1:54 – 2:04 PM
Screening, Reading, Scoring, Ranking Applications
Natalie C. Kerr, MD; Terri Trotter; Tara Uhler, MD; and Miea J. Williams

2:04 – 2:10 PM
Evaluating Candidates’ Research Portfolios
Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

2:10 – 2:16 PM
Pros and Cons of the Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE)
Jeff H. Pettey, MD

2:16 – 2:21 PM
Audience Q & A


2:21 – 2:27 PM
Thoughts from a Department COO
Garyl Geist, MAcc

2:27 – 2:35 PM
Best Practices from Program Directors and Coordinators
  • Consistency for Candidates and Faculty; and The Orientation Speech
    Andrew Hendershot, MD and Meredith Hess
  • Standardized Behavioral Questions: The Why and How
    Misha Syed, MD, MEHP
  • Splitting the Team and Doing Due Diligence
    Susan Culican, MD, PhD
  • Evidence-Based Questions and the Image We Project
    Laura K. Green, MD


2:35 – 2:55 PM
Situational Judgment Interviews
Thomas Geiger, MS

2:55 – 3:15 PM
Assessing Interpersonal and Communication Skills and Professional Behaviors Using Standardized Video Interviews
B. Renee Overton, MBA

3:15 – 3:19 PM
Audience Q & A

3:19 – 3:20 PM
Closing – Evan 'Jake' Waxman, MD, PhD

Thursday January 24, 2019 1:30pm - 3:20pm EST
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