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Workshop Agenda


09:00am - 09:15am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Dr. Kenneth Christopher, Harvard Medical School (HMS) &
Professor Patrick Murray, Dean of Medicine, University College Dublin (UCD)
09:15am - 10:00am Structure of Training in the US & Match Process
Dr. Graham McMahon, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
10:00am - 10:30am Why the Match is so Difficult - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:15am Success in the US after Residency Training/Career Paths - Dr. Marcus Butler, National University of Ireland, Galway
11:15am - 11:45am Panel Discussion - Common Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them - Dr. Kenneth Christopher, Dr. Graham McMahon, Dr. Marcus Butler
11:45am - 12:15pm Personal Statement - Dr. Graham McMahon
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm CV Preparation - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
2:30pm - 3:00pm Interview Preparation - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 4:15pm Personal Statement Workshop I - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
4:15pm - 4:30pm Summary and Closing - Dr. Kenneth Christopher


08:30am - 09:00am Application Process Roadmap - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
09:00am - 09:30am Attaining High USMLE Scores - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
09:30am - 10:00am What to Expect in a US Clinical Elective and How to Make it Count
Dr. Kenneth Christopher
10:00am - 10:15am Break
10:15am - 10:45am What Residency Programs Want in an Applicant - Dr. Graham McMahon
10:45am - 11:30 am Which Residency and Where to Apply - Dr Kenneth Christopher
11:30am - 12:00pm The Clinical Skills Exam - Dr. Graham McMahon
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:45pm Personal Statement Workshop II - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
1:45pm - 2:00pm Summary Discussion and Closing Remarks - Dr. Kenneth Christopher
2:00pm Adjourn