Introduction to Postgraduate American Medicine | IPAM

INTRODUCTION TO POSTGRADUATE AMERICAN MEDICINE | IPAM

IPAM OVERVIEW

The IPAM course is designed to prepare you for a career in the American Health system. The focus is on developing your Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies, test-taking and interview skills, and your understanding of how to develop a successful career trajectory. Drawing on the expertise of Harvard faculty directly involved in educating medical trainees, this two-day program will provide unique insights into the process of an American medical training program application process.

IPAM COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the IPAM, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements for acceptance to an American medical training program
  • Understand what programs seek in potential candidates and how to tailor their applications accordingly
  • Prepare a clear, focused and memorable personal statement
  • Prepare a curriculum vitae
  • Navigate various electronic application systems
  • Navigate the match and registration process
  • Optimize chance of acceptance in a program of choice based on their personal and professional needs

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