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Your Future in Medicine: What Students Should Know About Being Pre-Med

About this event

Are you considering a future in medicine? Join us for a collaborative webinar with two current doctors and an admissions expert from Crimson Education. They will be covering the many paths to becoming a doctor and you can start preparing early. During the session, they will be discussing:

  • Activities to focus on in high school
  • The types of options you have for university paths
  • Skills you need to start building now
  • Career paths in medicine

More information on your speakers:

Dr. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with a Bachelors of Arts in Biology. Afterward, she graduated from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She then completed a dermatology residency at Brown University and served as Chief Resident during her final year. She completed her fellowship in Photomedicine, Lasers, and Cosmetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and was a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Academically, she has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and lectures internationally on photomedicine and dermatology. She has several research grants supporting her work in developing cutting-edge technologies for the treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. Lee also has an interest in medical education, and dedicates time to medical student and resident teaching, serving as an editor to the First Aid (First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS [senior editor], First Aid for USMLE Step 2 CK, and First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 [senior editor]) book series.

Dr. Lee is a board-certified dermatologist, practicing in an academic setting as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Brown University.

Dr. Ziggy Yoediono - Associate Director of Advising - https://www.medschoolcoach.com/team/ziggy-yoediono-md/


Dr. Yoediono graduated Cum Laude from Yale University with Honors in Psychology. He received his MD from the University of Rochester of Medicine and Dentistry and did his training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program. Following his residency, he received an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Afterward, he worked in various capacities at Duke University: Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Prospective Health Care – a center he helped evolve with the Chancellor Emeritus, Associate Director of the Master of Management Studies Program at the Fuqua School of Business and Special Assistant to Duke University’s Chancellor for Health Affairs. In addition to serving as a Duke University pre-major advisor for freshman and sophomores, he was an admissions interviewer for Duke University School of Medicine, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program. He also advised many Duke premeds in terms of medical school applications, essays, and interviews. He co-authored papers that were published in The New England Journal of Medicine and Academic Medicine.


Shirley holds an Honors Bachelor Degree in Urban Studies, French, and Psychology from the University of Toronto. She also did her Masters of International Business from Hult. Worked or studied in 6 countries in the world and having previous experiences in consulting, finance, EdTech, and venture capital allowed her to always have big-picture thinking and see things from a global perspective. Shirley believes education is the best tool to change one’s future and she is passionate about helping students to unlock their highest potential. She has crafted personalized programs for hundreds of students at Crimson to help them reach their goals. She is available for consultations in English or Mandarin.

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    Ziggy Yoediono

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    Kachiu Lee, MD

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    Crimson Education

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