Our interview program is a day and a half long. Candidates who are selected for interview will be invited to attend on a particular set of dates, during which their graduate group of interest will be highlighted. There is some variation in the schedule, depending on graduate group, but the general schedule below is typical.
Penn does not cover travel expenses, but does provide lodging for your visit.
THURSDAY Orientation Day (casual dress)
|by 12:15pm||Check in at the Combined Degree Office - Suite 100 Annex, Stemmler Hall|
|12:30pm - 2:00pm||Lunch and MD/PhD orientation|
|2:15pm - 4:00pm||Graduate group activities and possibly an interview|
|4:00pm - 5:00pm||Tour with MD/PhD students|
|5:00pm - ?||Dinner with MD/PhD students|
FRIDAY Interview Day with additional activities
|8:00am - 10:00am||Optional class attendance and/or possible interview|
|10:00am - 10:45am||Medical School orientation|
|11:00am - 12:45pm||Interview block with either graduate group or MD/PhD committee faculty|
|1:00pm - 1:45pm||Lunch|
|2:00pm - 4:00pm||Interview block with either graduate group or MD/PhD committee faculty|
|4:00pm - 5:00pm||Wrap up and reception|
|5:00pm - ?||Optional activities with students - see Philadelphia!|