Public health is the kind of interdisciplinary study that encourages my diverse interests and promotes flexibility in learning. The deadline for applying to EMSAP is December 15th. No. My DD has an interview there for the EMSAP next fall at the end of this month. I will have the privilege of being surrounded by mentors and peers with similar professional interests. Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) Professor Gregory Pence, EMSAP Director ... California, and I am majoring in Neuroscience. My name is Victoria Chen and I am from Plano, Texas. Important updates to UAB's COVID-19 health and safety policies, Catalogs: Courses, Policies, and Curricula, Summer 2020 Semester Questions and Answers for Students, International Student and Scholar Services, Doctor of Physical Therapy Early Acceptance Program, © 2020 The University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Fall 2021 EMSAP application is closed. In my free time, I enjoy martial arts, hunting, and pyrography. The deadline for submitting these materials is December 1. I conducted research in neuroscience and forensic science for two years. Is EMSAP a good option for everyone? I-JAB's EMSAP students can major in music, Spanish, or anything else as long as Students may start the ABM program once they have earned 60 or more undergraduate hours, at least 36 of which must be earned at UAB. You may enroll in EMSAP alongside additional Honors College options at UAB; however, this application will not automatically qualify you for admission to other Honors College opportunities. Students must apply for admissions using their official test scores and transcript. I hope to extend my service learning experiences during optometry school in more globally diverse settings and eventually practice at a university-level academic setting with opportunities for research and teaching. Important updates to UAB's COVID-19 health and safety policies, Catalogs: Courses, Policies, and Curricula, Summer 2020 Semester Questions and Answers for Students, International Student and Scholar Services, Doctor of Physical Therapy Early Acceptance Program. I am from Carmel, Indiana, and I plan to pursue an Immunology major and Philosophy minor. EMSAP-Early Medical School Acceptance Program EMSAP-Early Medical Schools Acceptance Program. For me, EMSAP is the first step in a long journey of the road to medicine. I would like to administer medical care to rural areas with little access to hospitals and treatment options, and I hope to one day work with a humanitarian organization in a mobile clinic overseas. In addition to having a guaranteed spot in UAB’s prestigious School of Medicine, EMSAP allows me to explore and to develop my interests outside the field of science by taking courses from various disciplines, which will help me become a well-rounded physician. Students must be admitted to UAB before being considered for these opportunities. EMSAP, through the mentorship of Dr. Pence, concurrent with classmates who share a similar ambition, actively grants this and hence drew me into applying. Pence’s unwavering support. We hope you enjoyed this sneak peak of our lives/day in the life/week in the life as EMSAP students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham! In my free time, I enjoy playing intramural volleyball and working out with my friends at the campus rec center. I am grateful for the many opportunities the EMSAP program provides and hope to contribute to the community. Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP): October 15 (was August 15) As the situation develops and we learn more about testing sites and availability, the AMCAS dates as well as additional individual school deadlines may change. The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) offers superior high school seniors the assurance that after completing undergraduate studies at UAB, they will enter the UAB School of Medicine, Dentistry, or Optometry. I hope to become a compassionate physician aiding underserved populations and am currently interested in primary care and OB/GYN. T26E4 23243 replies 1031 threads Senior Member. The UAB Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) is designed to give exceptional high school graduates an opportunity to take advantage of the best resources of the undergraduate and medical programs through a mentored relationship with faculty. The EMSAP app was due today. More so, being already accepted into a medical school is such an advantage in that it limits the overwhelming worry of graduate school acceptance that can overshadow your undergraduate experience. I want to study abroad to learn about different perspectives, cultures, and traditions while I focus on my studies. The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) offers superior high school seniors the assurance that after completing undergraduate studies at UAB, they will enter the UAB School of Medicine, Dentistry, or Optometry. At the moment, I want to specialize in some type of surgery because I like using my hands and I greatly value work that requires precision and detail. Students are required to report any courses taken at a two-year or four-year college that has received a grade. How early do you have to apply for U of Alabama then in order to get a replay back early enough to apply to EMSAP by Dec 15? UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. I am pursuing a major in philosophy, minors in chemistry and Spanish, and a fast-track Master of Business Administration (MBA). ... Also, does anybody happen to know where the EMSAP actual application is? I will major in Biology and possibly minor in both Neuroscience and Spanish. The deadline for applying to EMSAP is December 15th. My name is Audria Wood and I am from Gadsden, Alabama. My name is Hamad Muhammad, and I am from Madison, Alabama. You may enroll in EMSAP alongside additional Honors College options at UAB; however, this application will not automatically qualify you for admission to other Honors College opportunities. I attended Lawrence County High School, where I was involved with HOSA, Junior Civitan, National Honor Society, and served as drum major of the band. I currently plan on studying Neuroscience and I am a member of the University Honors Program. We focus on sustainability and the triple bottom line theory to empower our leaders to make data-driven decisions. I have pursued my interest in Spanish through a Spanish minor and have had the amazing opportunity to study abroad in Salamanca, Spain. EMSAP applicants are interviewed by members of the School of Medicine Admission Committee on one day each year. After medical school, I intend to become a pediatrician and volunteer for Doctors Without Borders. Expert tips and advice to … Outside of academia, I dabble in mixed arts, play the violin, and am an avid dog lover. I plan on majoring in Public Health to not only understand the scientific aspects of medicine but also the social, political, and behavioral characteristics. My name is Wendy Jiang, and I am from Vestavia Hills, AL, a small suburb of the Birmingham area. In high school, I was a director of the Research Organization, Vice President of a dance group, and a translator for a medical mission in China. UAPB | 1200 North University Drive … At UAB, I hope to satisfy my desire for cultural immersion by studying abroad and encountering unique beliefs and customs. Medical Schools consider it fraud to omit previous college courses that have been taken. If you miss this interview date, there is no other opportunity to interview and your EMSAP application will be withdrawn. Completed applications for students who were not admitted will not be reviewed for the program. I am excited about my future here at UAB! I am a member of the Science and Technology Honors College and I am majoring in Biomedical Sciences. It has no in state bias though which is good for you. Is EMSAP a good option for everyone? UAB EMSAP Class of 2020. The knowledge that I already have a spot in medical school has allowed me to make the most of my undergraduate experience and to explore all my personal interests. It was only in 2007 that UAB began to recruit out-of-state students; in 2009 it accepted 12 students from California, Texas, Missouri, New Jersey, Wisconsin, lar undergrad programs might hurt their chances with the med-school admissions office. December 2015. I am also a Trailblazer on campus and a volunteer at the Birmingham Crisis Center and Community of Hope Health Clinic. My overarching goal is to attend UAB School of Optometry and to conduct research related to myopia control or age-related ocular diseases that disproportionately affect impoverished and underserved populations. Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP), One Stop Student Services: (205) 934-4300. Along the way, I am majoring in Biology and participating in the Personalized Pathway of the Honors Program. It is the student's responsibility to ensure they are received by the December 1 deadline. And, unlike many other BS/MD programs, students can apply to other medical schools without losing their guaranteed seat at the UAB medical school. It is getting more and more competitive. There’s no way it could take you until the end of September to complete it. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. As far as research is concerned, I am the Lab Manager/Head Research Assistant for a lab in the Dept. Because of the Early Medical School Acceptance Program, I can learn how to treat the disease and go even further to treat the patient— UAB is at the forefront of this type of patient-centered care. This prestigious program is made up of 10-15 students. I am also conducting research in the field of pediatric medicine. University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public institution that was founded in 1969. I am excited about the future and unique experiences that EMSAP can provide me and my peers. And, unlike many other BS/MD programs, students can apply to other medical schools without losing their guaranteed seat at the UAB medical school. I attended James Clemens High School, where I was a part of numerous honor societies, HOSA Club, Chemistry Club, as well as the varsity soccer team. Did anyone else apply? Please be sure you complete UAB's application for Undergraduate Admission as soon as possible, if you haven't already. My name is Garrett Jebeles. Most students admitted to EMSAP pay little or no tuition because of merit awards that they receive. After receiving my medical degree, I want to obtain my MPH and work with establishing health policy and initiatives in developing countries. Having this guaranteed spot in medical school allows me to use my undergraduate years to venture out of my comfort zone and join clubs/organizations/activities that will provide a well-rounded experience. I attended Vestavia Hills High School where I was a member of the soccer team, youth judicial team, Nintendo club, and peer tutoring. of Homeland Security. Over the past three years, I have been fortunate to receive advanced training in the areas of CBRNE incident response and mitigation, highly infectious diseases, and emergency medical operations through FEMA and the Dept. After medical school, I hope to become an oncologist. I am currently looking at a chemistry major, but I may add on biology in the future. My name is Jessica Graham and I am from Moulton, Alabama. Go Blazers!! The EMSAP program, in particular, drew me toward UAB because I felt that it would allow me to pursue my other interests – such as studying abroad and research – without the pressure applying to medical school. I was attracted to UAB because both of my parents attended this school and I grew up attending UAB soccer and basketball games. Discuss Stay on top of the information you need to navigate the admissions process amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All required materials (full application and two letters of recommendation) must be received by UAB no later than December 1 in order for your EMSAP application to be considered complete. UAB's EMSAP students can major in music, Spanish, or anything else as long as they fit in the premed requirements. At UAB, I joined the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program for its social work mission. When my son was a high school senior 8 years ago, one of his classmates applied and was accepted. On weekends, you can find me traveling, exercising at the Rec, or studying at a coffee shop in Birmingham. Aditi Jani, Birmingham, EMSAP alumna and 4th year medical student, UASOM Alexander Cruz Walma, Illinois, EDSAP (Dental) student, class of 2017 Clara Wan, Huntsville, Al, class of 2018, EMSAP The UAB Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) is designed to give exceptional high school graduates an opportunity to take advantage of the best resources of the undergraduate and medical programs through a mentored relationship with faculty. Along with this, having a guaranteed spot in medical school ensures my devoted participation in campus activities, renowned UAB research, as well as shadowing and volunteering, all with an intention of bettering myself to become the most effective medical professional I possibly can. I value the presence of my peers and mentors in both motivating me as well as ensuring my steadfast commitment to my future goals of becoming a physician. I grew up in Lawrenceville, GA, and I am finishing my major in neuroscience and MPH in health behavior. I've always worked hard in my volunteering, athletic life, and academic life. of at least 3.5. The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) offers superior high school seniors the assurance that after completing undergraduate studies at UAB, they will enter the UAB School of Medicine, Dentistry, or Optometry. UAB's EMSAP was particularly appealing to me as it allows its participants to major in almost any subject, which I believe creates more well-rounded physicians. Hi, everyone! You cannot pick and choose which scores are reported. I attended Vestavia Hills High School, so I was always in close proximity to UAB. I have interests in research/advocacy on controlling infectious diseases and reducing health disparities. Interviews for the Fall 2021 EMSAP application cycle will be conducted virtually. You may enroll in EMSAP alongside additional Honors College options at UAB; however, this application will not automatically qualify you for admission to Honors College opportunities. You will not be considered for EMSAP without a fully complete application. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. I am also involved with neuroimaging research focused on epilepsy, and I am an intern for the Jefferson County Health Department working on the CDC Overdose Data to Action Grant. During high school, I volunteered weekly at a local free clinic, led the school's National Honor Society, HOSA chapter, and Mock Trial team, and championed for student participation and political activism as vice president of my student body. On the U of Alabama for their EMSAP Program, they say that "before a student is allowed to apply to EMSAP, he or she must have already been admitted to UAB." Currently, I am unsure of my future after medical school. My name is Edward Huang and I'm from Vestavia Hills, Alabama. My name is Neha Balachandran, and I am from Suwanee, Georgia. UAB EMSAP has a less than 5% acceptance rate and the average ACT is a 34 and average GPA is 4.5~. Aside from medicine, I intend to become a part of various clubs and experience rare opportunities only provided at UAB. You will not be able to log back in to edit your application once submitted, so be sure you have everything ready before you proceed to the next step. The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) is designed to provide a rigorous undergraduate educational experience to ensure that students who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged receive the academic exposure and preparation required to successfully pursue a … As part of the Early Optometry Program, I would like to use my undergraduate years to explore different opportunities that UAB offers - including research, shadowing, and interning. I also enjoy foil fencing, running, and Bollywood dancing. I am from Vestavia Hills, Alabama, and I plan on majoring in Biology. I know my experience at UAB will be life-changing to guide me towards my future. RP1010 67 replies 6 threads Junior Member. The UAB School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Optometry will review completed applications after December 1 and notify students selected to interview for the programs. The School of Medicine Admissions Committee looks for demonstrated leadership and motivation, along with outstanding academic credentials. Subject (course) information includes any changes approved for the current academic year. I chose EMSAP because of the flexibility, strength, and camaraderie of this program. At UAB, I stay involved through the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA), Undergraduate Research Ambassadors (URA), a biomedical research lab under the Department of Medicine, and a volunteer program at Highlands Hospital. Students selected to interview will receive all details and official communication regarding the virtual interview process. Test Prep. While I am undecided about my future specialty, I would like to pursue genetics research both during and after medical school. Replies to: UAB EMSAP #1. But no BS/MD program is a good option for everyone. You can begin the application for Undergraduate Admission at uab.edu/admissions. Go Blazers! I am so grateful for the opportunity of early admittance to medical school through EMSAP and hope to give back to the program in my time there. At UAB, I will continue my work with the American Red Cross and pursue my other interests such as research, joining an Indian dance team and the Ethics Bowl, and participating in sports clubs. Next year, I plan on majoring in public health. At UAB, I plan to get involved with research, Blazerthon, other community outreach organizations, and Greek Life. ABM differs from traditional Fast-Track programs in that, at the time of application, eligible students must have a UAB undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.5 (or higher if required by their program). Any omissions or misrepresentations on a student’s application for admission will automatically invalidate consideration by and acceptance to UAB. Applying. I have lived and traveled across 6 continents, am trilingual in Mandarin, Hindi, and English, and hope to be able to apply the skills I learn through this program in some of the emerging economies. I became enticed by EMSAP because of the many advantageous opportunities it provides. If you want to find me, I will most likely be at Chipotle! In high school, I was involved with athletics, students with intellectual disabilities, and fundraising through Carmel Dance Marathon. I graduated from Gadsden City High School, where I started on the varsity soccer, golf, and bowling teams. She is thrilled. Go Blazers! I am also a part of the Science and Technology Honors (STH) Program. © 2020 The University of Alabama at Birmingham. My name is Isha Chaudhary and I am from Madison, AL. EMSAP is a unique program through which I can expand my knowledge past the general pre-med track and learn about other disciplines. For this reason, and in conjunction with my Egyptian heritage, I would love to participate in missions with the Coptic Medical Association of North America and give back to those less fortunate than me overseas. We've visited the area several times and are very impressed. Please prepare the items below in order to complete the application. Currently, I am interested in the fields of neurology, pediatrics, and cardiology. The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) is the most competitive honors program available at UAB. I competed with my high school swim team since I was in 8th grade, my club team since 2nd grade, I was the president of my math team, and I volunteered in the McWane Center through high school. I first discovered EMSAP while studying for the ACT. The EMSAP application is necessary for students wishing to apply to the Early Medical, Early Dental, or Early Optometry School Acceptance Programs. Please tailor your essay to reflect your interest in UAB and the EMSAP program. Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP): October 15 (was August 15) As the situation develops and we learn more about testing sites and availability, the AMCAS dates as well as additional individual school deadlines may change. in Psychology and Philosophy while concurrently working towards an MPH specializing in Health Behaviors. EMSAP is at UAB....a different campus. Currently, I am drawn towards the fields of pediatrics and internal medicine, and I am excited to continue this journey towards my future career as a physician! The Fall 2021 EMSAP application is closed. I am from Cupertino, California, and I am majoring in Neuroscience. December 2019 in University of Alabama Birmingham. In order to be considered for these three programs, students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and a minimum composite ACT score of 30 or SAT score of 1360. Here at UAB, I am currently studying Neuroscience and am a member of the Science and Technology Honors Program. of Psychology studying weight loss and eating behaviors in individuals with obesity. I was drawn to UAB's EMSAP Program because of the strength of the program, the mentorship, research opportunities, and the camaraderie of my fellow EMSAP students. In aspects outside of academics, I enjoy traveling, refereeing, and playing soccer and basketball. I am excited to have a close group of people that will allow me to become a more well-rounded individual, to take different EMSAP seminars, and other unique opportunities I would not have experienced without EMSAP. How early do you have to apply for U of Alabama then in order to get a replay back early enough to apply to EMSAP by Dec 15? On-campus, I am part of the USGA and the SciTech honors program. Although I am unsure about my career specifics after medical school, I sincerely hope to travel overseas and serve those in dire need. The application opened on September 14, 2020, and the application and all supporting documents were due in full by December 1, 2020. I enjoy community service, and I have devoted many hours to it, from volunteering at a hospital to teaching math to elementary school students. Any omissions or misrepresentations on a student’s application for admission will automatically invalidate consideration by and acceptance to UAB. Insights and guidance from experts that will smooth the path during your college admissions journey. Describe the background experiences you have and future goals that you hope to attain that may make you uniquely qualified to be a future physician, dentist, or optometrist. After successful completion of program requirements and graduation from an undergraduate program at UAB, EMSAP assures highly motivated undergraduates admission to the UAB School of Medicine, UAB School of Dentistry, or UAB School of Optometry. I have served as the President of the Silicon Valley Red Cross Youth Chapter and have been involved in a number of voluntary activities ranging from special needs children to human trafficking victims in India. Recently, I traveled to India on a medical mission and discovered my passion for serving abroad. I am involved on campus as an Undergraduate Research Ambassador and Executive Council member of the Undergraduate Student Government Association. Required High School Courses: 4 years of English, 4 years of mathematics, 1 year of chemistry or physics, and 1 year of biology. Students admitted through test-optional review for admissions are not eligible for EMSAP. EMSAP and its numerous opportunities bring me one giant step closer to attaining my goals, and I am incredibly honored to be a part of such a phenomenal organization. You can begin the application for Undergraduate Admission at uab.edu/admissions. Subject (course) information includes any changes approved for the current academic year. Students can only apply for EMSAP during their senior year of high school. Jason Lott, who was a freshman in the UAB program in 1998, earned a B.S. I'd love to hear some of the stats and ideas of other who applied. After medical school, I hope to match in obstetrics and gynecology to pursue my interests in women’s health. 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