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National Accepted Students Day (Virtual)

    Nov 30, 2020  -­­  Nov 30, 2020

Join thousands of fellow accepted students!

Monday, November 30, 2020, 2:00-6:00 PM ET
Virtual Event


You did it! You compiled all your application materials. Polished (and re-polished, and re-re-polished) your personal statement. You got through your interviews. You’ve now been accepted into medical school, and you did it through circumstances so unanticipated, you’ll be telling stories about it for years to come.

You deserve to be celebrated. And that’s exactly what we want to do.

To honor your achievement, we’ve put together our first EVER national event to recognize your hard work and dedication. There will be guest speakers including NASA’s Chief Medical Officer, a Q&A with some of our Deans, and an online happy hour, where you can chat with some of our current students.

The event will be held Monday, November 30, and we’d love it if you could attend. Registration is now open, and there’s no fee to reserve your spot. We hope to see you then!

We want to celebrate your achievements and personally connect with you. Share your achievements on social by tagging us on Instagram @AACOM_DO and our event scrubs provider, @jaanuubydrneela. Use both #ChooseDO #JaanuuChallengeAccepted. Two lucky posts will win a free pair of scrubs from our event partners at Jaanuu! Winner will be announced live during the event, must be present to accept award.


Tentative Event Schedule:

  • 2:00pm ET: Keynote address from NASA’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. JD Polk & other NASA Physicians
  • 3:00pm ET: Q&A with the Deans
  • 4:00-4:30pm ET: Words of WisDOm with physicians
    • Doctor Mike, with over 12 million social media followers, Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, commonly known as “Doctor Mike,” is a multifaceted board-certified family medicine physician, media personality, educator, writer, and philanthropist.
    • Dr. Mirtha Macri, DO, Emergency Medicine physician. Starred on Netflix’s Lenox Hill 
    • Dr. Carisa Champion, DO, JD, MPH. General Surgery Resident, medical advisor and surgical communications fellow for the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy
    • Dr. Shinban Liu, DO, NYU Langone General Surgery Residency graduate and current Emory University Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow
    • Dr. Alyssa Cole, DO, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Cancer Fellow
    • Dr. Peter Nesbitt, Interventional Radiology, Student Doctor Alison Nesbitt, and their famous pup, Dogtordoodle
  • 4:30-5:00pm ET: Campus Involvement
    • Highlighting national organizations you can get involved in on your campuses
  • 5:00pm ET: Social Hour with current medical students