MD Program Entering Class Profiles - Penn State College of Medicine (2024)

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Entering Class Profiles

Penn State College of Medicine students come from diverse educational, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

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2023 Class Profile

8,018

Applications

746

Students Interviewed

145

New MD Students

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Women: 61%

Our class comes from ...

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29

different states

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31%

Pennsylvania residents

They speak 33 languages

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Bengali
  • Burmese
  • Chinese
  • Chinook Jargon
  • Creole
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Gujarati
  • Guyanese
  • Hindi
  • Igbo
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kannada
  • Korean
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Mongolian
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Sinhalese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Turkmen
  • Ukranian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Yoruba

International experiences

  • Afghanistan
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominic Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eswatini
  • France
  • Galapagos
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Somaliland
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Thessaloniki
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Africa
  • Yemen

In our class, we have ...

  • 1 ACLS Instructor
  • 1 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • 1 AHA BLS Instructor
  • 1 AHA CPR Instructor
  • 1 Ambassador Volunteer
  • 1 Ambulatory Surgical Unit volunteer
  • 1 AmeriCorps Patient Navigator
  • 1 Biomedical Technologist
  • 1 birthing doula
  • 3 BLS Instructors
  • 1 Camp Counselor
  • 1 Cardiac Outpatient Volunteer
  • 1 Care Partner
  • 1 Certified Vision Screener
  • 1 Certified WFA
  • 1 Child Life Activity Coordinator
  • 2 clinic assistants
  • 1 clinical coordinator
  • 1 Clinical manager
  • 5 clinical research assistants
  • 5 clinical Research Coordinators
  • 2 Clinical Researchers
  • 1 Clinical Staff Supervisor
  • 1 Clinical team lead
  • 3 clinical volunteers
  • 3 CNAs
  • 1 Combat Medic Specialist in US Army
  • 1 COVID outreach
  • 1 COVID screener
  • 1 COVID-19 test administrator
  • 1 COVID-19 Testing Staff
  • 1 CPR/AED instructor
  • 1 CPR/First Aid instructor
  • 1 Crisis Counselor
  • 2 Crisis Text Line Crisis Counselors
  • 1 Critical Care Paramedic
  • 1 Dietary Clerk
  • 1 Direct Support Professional
  • 2 ED volunteers
  • 1 ED Volunteer
  • 1 Elderly In-Home caregiving
  • 22 Emergency Medical Technicians
  • 2 Emergency Medicine Research Assistant Program (EMRAP)
  • 1 EMT Instructor
  • 1 EMT, CPR and Stop the Bleed Instructor
  • 1 ER Tech
  • 1 ER volunteer
  • 1 First Aid Services Team (FAST) Volunteer,
  • 1 Free clinic behavioral health volunteer
  • 1 Free clinic volunteer
  • 1 Global Medical Brigades Volunteer
  • 1 Grossing technician
  • 6 Hospice Volunteers
  • 1 Hospital aid
  • 2 Hospital Interns
  • 6 Hospital Volunteers
  • 1 Hypertension Healthcoach
  • 1 ICU Patient Care Assistant
  • 1 ICU RN
  • 1 intensive individualized support therapist
  • 1 Lab Technologist
  • 1 Lifeguard
  • 1 Medic in the Oregon Army National Guard
  • 25 Medical Assistants
  • 1 Medical Volunteer
  • 1 Medication Assistance Program Caseworker
  • 1 mental health outreach,
  • 1 Microbiology Lab Technician
  • 1 NREMT EMT Course Coordinator
  • 1 Nurse Aide
  • 3 nursing assistants
  • 1 NYC Marathon Medical Volunteer
  • 1 optometric technician
  • 2 Paramedics
  • 1 Patient Advocate Liaison
  • 1 Patient Ambassador
  • 2 Patient Care Assistants
  • 1 Patient Care Companion
  • 1 Patient Care Coordinator
  • 9 Patient Care Techs
  • 1 patient caregiver
  • 1 Patient Experience Coordinator
  • 1 patient technician
  • 1 Patient Transporter
  • 1 Pediatric Mental Health Specialist
  • 1 Personal Care Aide/Med Tech
  • 1 Personal care technician
  • 3 phlebotomists
  • 1 Physical Therapy Aide
  • 1 Physician Assistant
  • 1 Pod Registrar/Registrar
  • 1 Practice Office Assistant
  • 1 preclinical research technologist
  • 1 psychiatric research assistant
  • 1 Radiology employee
  • 1 Red Cross Volunteer
  • 1 Registered Pharmacy Technician
  • 1 Rehab Aide Volunteer
  • 1 Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic volunteer
  • 1 research assistant
  • 1 Research Coordinator
  • 1 Research Technologist
  • 1 Researcher
  • 28 Scribes
  • 1 Simulation Technician
  • 1 Spanish interpreter
  • 1 STNA
  • 1 Student Worker
  • 1 surgery research tech
  • 1 Technician
  • 1 Therapeutic riding volunteer
  • 1 Triage Coordinator
  • 1 US Army medic
  • 1 Volunteer Hospice CNA
  • 1 Wilderness first responder
  • 1 X-ray technician

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MD Class Profiles 2023 Basic Content

2023 Facts and Figures

Applications

Total: 8,018

Interviews

Students interviewed: 746
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New students matriculated: 145

Academic Profile

Colleges and universities: 89
Single majors: 41
Multiple majors: 27

Entering Class

Total: 145
Hershey Curriculum: 133
University Park Program: 12
MD/PhD Program: 9
Pennsylvania residents: 31% (45 students)
Non-Pennsylvania residents: 69% (100 students from 28 states)
Women: 65% (94 students)
Proud to welcome students of all gender identities.
Military background: 5 students
International experiences: 86 countries
Foreign languages spoken: 33
Volunteering: More than 100 different national and local service organizations

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