Group Advising2 with Dennis Kim & Matthew Vander Heiden: MD vs. MD/PhD

Monday, December 04, 2017 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm


Hear from Dennis Kim MD-PhD, Chair of COPA, and Matthew Vander Heiden MD-PhD, a COPA faculty member, as they address the seemingly fateful question: 


MD or MD/PhD? Which one is right for me??


Following Group Advising 1, this session is also another opportunity to ask about how to increase your competitiveness for the application cycle.

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Dr. Dennis Kim is MIT’s Ivan R. Cottrell Professor of Immunology and a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His specialties include Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Mass General Hospital, New England Baptist Hospital and Harvard University Health Services

Dr. Matthew Vander Heiden is an associate professor of biology at MIT and an instructor in medicine at both Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He has been a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since 2008. He received the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists in 2009.  Dr. Vander Heiden earned his B.S. in Biological Chemistry, M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

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