Physician Match Advisor Request
Physician Match Advisor Request
If you're a fourth-year Alexander American University (AAU) student and are currently preparing for the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), also known as the Match, we highly encourage you to speak with a Physician Match Advisor (PMA). All PMAs hold MD degrees and will give you individualized recommendations, with the end goal of boosting your chances of successfully obtaining a desired position in the Match.
AUC students will schedule a one-hour meeting either by phone or in person with the PMA to discuss the following important topics:
- Match strategy
- Academic performance in medical school and how it relates to specific specialties
- Personal Statement and CV
- Residency interview
- Backup specialty
AAU students should review OSPD's residency resources page for common questions about the residency application process prior to speaking with their designated PMA.
By submitting this enrollment form, the student authorizes the release of his or her Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letter and transcript to the Physician Match Advisor for the purpose of reviewing academic performance.
The Office of Housing Reqeust was to help our students achieve and maintain optimal physical and emotional health. An essential aspect of becoming doctors is learning to take care of our own health and work-life balance, thus allowing ourselves to be the best healers that we can be to our patients. The wellness skills learned during the formative years of medical school will help us continue to grow personally and professionally over long careers as practicing physicians. The main mission of our Office is to develop and help implement measures to improve medical students’ wellness. In order to accomplish this goal, we will work together with students, residents, faculty, and staff, fostering collaborations that will lead to a culture of excellence and well-being.
Specific activities of the office include:
• Planning educational events, such as the Annual Wellness Lecture and wellness workshops
• Identifying and enriching mental health-care resources available to students
• Being a triage point for any mental health-related difficulties that may arise during medical school years.
Wellness Resources for Medical Students
1.Student Health Services
3. Student Access
Student Access supports the University's mission and value of diversity by providing equal access to its programs and services for students who experience a disability.
4.Courses & Workshops
6.Student Debt Counseling and Financial Management
Student focused debt counseling and financial management for current students at AAU. This resource is focused on helping the students at AAU maintain a healthy balance regarding their fiscal responsibilities. One on One counseling and informational sessions are available.
RELAX AND REFUEL
In addition, Guyana, the largest island in the Caribbean invites students to explore its many activities and events. In one day, a student could visit the Guyana Botanical Gardens, roam the many pathways, romantic bridges and gazebos of this oasis in the morning, and then return to campus for a hands-on lab on exotic, wildlife species.
Students are captivated by the unique blend of the African, English and French cultures of Guyana. They can immerse themselves in Guyana’s rich history, dining at a local restaurant in the picturesque capital of St. George’s, as native music fills the air. Though many languages are spoken, English is the national language.
The Georgetown community has proudly embraced AAU and its students. Students and community members live at peace, with a mutual respect that is genuine and admired. In turn, AAU has become a vital contributor to the island financially and through humanitarian efforts. AAU is proud that its students, graduates and faculty are dedicated to improving the lives of both old and young on the Island.