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PreMedCC: Road to MD/PHD Excellence - Insights from UCLA | Caltech Program Director
PreMed students at community colleges and universities often face uncertainty in navigating the complex path to a medical career. Our event aims to demystify this journey by featuring Dr. Olujimi A. Ajijola, a physician-scientist with an extraordinary career trajectory that began at a community college. A leader in cardiac electrophysiology and the UCLA-Caltech Medical Scientist Training Program, Dr. Ajijola’s work combines clinical practice and cutting-edge research.
This workshop will offer unparalleled insights into MD/PhD programs, spotlighting their multidisciplinary and specialized nature. Dr. Ajijola will share his experiences, from early education to groundbreaking research on neural circuits affecting the heart. Participants will gain valuable advice on various career paths, skill development, and academic planning. Moreover, the event will showcase how what MSTP programs look for in their applicants.