To enhance the education of its students and foster a sense of community, the MD-PhD Program sponsors a series of events throughout the year . Click here to learn more about how these events contribute to integration in our curriculum, or scroll down to read more about specific events.
Herlong Rounds: Monthly presentation by Hopkins clinical faculty of an interesting clinical teaching case from their practice. Intended primarily for students in the research track of their training to maintain their diagnostic skills.
Hans Prochaska Memorial Lecture Series: Held annually at the Program Retreat, the Prochanska Lecture Series is an opportunity for distinguished physician-scientists to share their knowledge and passion with MD-PhD students in an informal setting. Topics range from basic science to building a research career. The 2010 talk was given by Dr. Lawrence (Skip) Brass, MD-PhD Program Director, U Penn School of Medicine.
Weekly Interview Lunches and Dinners: Meet with the potential future students of the Hopkins MD-PhD Program and program faculty over lunch and dessert.
Annual Retreat: Once a year, students from all years spend several days at an off-campus venue learning about the work senior students have done in lab and getting to know one another.
White Coat Ceremony for First Years: First year students show off their shiny stethoscopes and white coats to their families, faculty and staff.
Journal Club and Research-in-Progress: A wonderful opportunity for first and second year students to hone their presentation skills and generate new ideas for lab, research, etc.