MS4 Class Information – Feb. 17, 2022

Happening tonight!  AAMC Loan Repayment Webinar for Graduating MS4s

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022


  • Alaska Time: 4 to 5:30pm
  • Pacific Time: 5 to 6:30pm
  • Mountain Time: 6 to 7:30pm


Recorded: Yes

We strongly encourage all students to attend the webinar live so you can ask Julie Gilbert your questions. If you are only taking Transition to Residency (TTR) in Spring Quarter, please prioritize this webinar.

SOM Exit Interviews

School of Medicine exit interview sign-ups will open on Friday, February 18. You must attend a AAMC Loan Repayment Webinar or watch the recording before your exit interview. Exit interviews are strongly encouraged for students with more than $150,000 of debt.

Exit Interview Appointment Overview:

  • 5 min: Questions and clarification on AAMC Loan Repayment Webinar content
  • 10 min: Review your worksheet answers and your MedLoans Calculator data
  • 5 min: Wrap up and finalize your repayment plan or highlight further research (as needed)

For more information, including the required pre-appointment worksheet, visit the MS4 Graduating Students webpage.

Learn more about SOAP

For MS4s applying to the 2022 NRMP Match, the Student Affairs, Surgery, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Career Advising teams are hosting a collaborative session in the lead-up to SOAP/Match week for students wanting to know more about SOAP. If you didn’t receive the number of interviews you had originally aimed for and are curious about or want to understand how SOAP works, we encourage you to join us.

Research Study: Safe to Thrive and Be Valued: A Qualitative Study of Identity Safety in Clerkship Medical Students

Target group: Students who have begun clinical rotations (MS3/MS4/Students on gaps years/research years after starting clinical rotations)

Researchers are offering $25 to interview you about experiences related to your personal identities on clerkships. Please complete a 3-minute survey of interest. We will then invite some interested students to complete a 1-hour interview, with a $25 Amazon gift card to thank you for your time.

Important information about the Graduation Questionnaire 

You should have received an email from Drs. Ramsey, Allen, Kim and Tolbert about the AAMC’s GQ Survey. Your feedback is very important to us. Here is a link to the email. Please be sure to read it. There’s important information about the timing of the survey and other information that you’ll need.


Winter Quarter 2022 MS4 Class Meeting Save the Date

We will be holding the Winter Quarter 2022 WWAMI-wide class meeting with the MS4s on Thursday, March 3.

  • Mountain Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
  • Pacific Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Alaska Time: 5:00-6:00 pm

An email will be sent out soon with the agenda


In case you missed it:

Here is a link to the Feb. 10, 2022 Weekly Student Newsletter information for MS4s.