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  • Overnightshift

  • Application cycles: 06/11/2014
  • Demographics: Male, 29, East Asian
  • Home state: California
  • Last Active: 10/01/2014
  • Brief Profile: Research:
    -Senior Honors Thesis: UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Div. of Gastroenterology, leukocyte trafficking in IBD; (12 hrs/wk, start 9/13); honors thesis paper and poster presentation
    -Cuyamaca Community College, human mtDNA gene sequencing; (6 hours per week, Spring semester 2012); no publication

    Clinical Observation/Shadowship:
    -Neurosurgery, Min. Invasive Spine (20 hrs)
    -Endocrinology (30 hrs)*
    -Gastroenterology (10 hrs)
    -Emergency Medicine (10 hrs)

    Physician Mentorship:
    -UCSD School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, MD PhD (20 hrs)
    -UCSD MedCenter, Physician-Scientist Training Pathway, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, MD PhD, PGY-1 (email)*

    Medical Student Mentorship (email and phone):
    -OMS-II,OHUCOM (10 hrs)*
    -OMS-II, LECOM (15 hrs)*

    Clinical Activities Non-Paid:
    -UCSD MedCenter ED Clinical Research Associate (4 hrs/wk, started: 8/23)
    -UCSD MedCenter, ED Volunteer and Trainer (4hrs/wk, 51 hrs, April '13-Sept. '13)*

    Non-Clinical Non-Paid:
    -English-In-Action ESL tutor (8/13-Present)
    -Performing musician, guitar; tutoring, consult, leaderships in writing, independent jazz composition study (3000 hrs, 2009-Present)*
    -AgeingScience Biomedical Startup, Scientific Writer (40 hrs)
    -UCSD Undergraduate Teaching Apprentice, Metabolic Biochemistry (10hrs/wk, starting 9/13)
    -Tutor (private); biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, algebra (200 hrs)
    -TA General biology, Cuyamaca College (50 hours)
    -Long distance running/ training for half marathons (400 hrs)

    Leadership:
    -Senior Representative; Undergraduate Students Associated Council (USAC) of the Division of Biology
    -Undergraduate Liaison; BioEasi (student run graduate organization that outreaches scientific research to disadvantaged schools in the county of San Diego)
    -Lead composer for 2 different bands
    -Train new baristas on drink procedure, policy, oversee their growth and development while in training

    Memberships:
    -UCSD TMC Provost Honors Program
    -UCSD Div. of Bio. Senior Honors Program
    -Phi Sigma Theta National Honors Society
    -Health and Medical Professionals Mentorship Program
    -Student Society for Medical Ethics*
    -Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Associate Member

    Awards:
    -UCSD Department of Biology Senior Honors Thesis/ Distinction Program Invitation
    -Phi Sigma Theta National Honors Society Invitation
    -Thurgood Marshall College Provost Honors (maintain 3.8 cGPA for 12+units as transfer student; maintain 3.5 through UG)
    -Cuyamaca College/ Grossmont College Dean's List (3.5 cGPA all 3 years)

    Employment:
    -UCSD School of Medicine: Research Assistant III (16 hrs/wk, July 2013-Present)
    -Starbucks Coffee Company: Barista, every Sat/Sun 4am-1230pm (16 hrs/wk, Sept 2009-July 2013)*
    -In-n-Out Burger: Level 4 (25+ hrs/week, June 2007-Sept 2009)

  • // Applications //

    Application Cycle One: 06/11/2014

    • Undergraduate college: UC San Diego
    • Undergraduate Area of study: Biological/Life Sciences
    • Total MCAT SCORE: 472
    • MCAT Section Scores: B/B 118, C/P 118, CARS 118  
    • Overall GPA: 1.00
    • Science GPA: 1.00

    Applied

    A.T. Still University - Mesa
    Ohio University
    Pikeville College
    Touro University - Henderson
    University of New England
    West Virginia (D.O.)
    Arizona College of Mid. University

    Application Complete

    Edward Via Virginia College
    Lake Erie College - Bradenton
    Lincoln Memorial University
    Michigan State University (DO)
    Nova Southeastern University
    Philadelphia College - Atlanta
    Philadelphia College - Philadelphia

    Invited for Interview

    Pacific Northwest University

    Accepted

    Kansas City University

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