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REMS Interview Program

The University of Rochester REMS Interview Program is being held on February 16– 17, 2023.

This is an invite-only program.

The interview is a mandatory part of the selection process. Unfortunately, there are no alternative days for the interviews.

Register

If you have questions, please contact Andre McKenzie at (585) 275-8629 or andre.mckenzie@rochester.edu. Your prompt reply is important.

What to expect

You will have the opportunity to hear from students, faculty, and staff from the Office of Admissions and the School of Medicine and Dentistry throughout the event. The goal of these activities is to provide you with a deeper understanding of the REMS Program and provide a space to ask questions. The activities on Thursday, February 16, will take place from 4:00-7:30 p.m. ET.

On Friday, February 17, you will also interview with representatives from the River Campus and the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Finalist and Family Itineraries

 

REMS 2023 Interviewing Event: Finalist Itinerary

The scheduled events are tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time Event
4:00–5:00 p.m. Arrival and check-inWallis Hall, Admissions Conference Room

For those arriving earlier in the day:

  • Have lunch on campus
  • Go on a campus tour at 2:15 pm
  • Chat with Dr. G. Edward Vates, Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the REMS Program, and Dr. Christine Hay, Associate Dean for Admissions and Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
4:00 p.m.  Meet your host – Wallis Hall, Admissions Conference Room
6:00–7:30 p.m. REMS Reception & DinnerHawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

Friday, February 17, 2023

Time Event
7:00 a.m. Board bus for Medical Center – departs from rear of Rush Rhees Library
7:30 a.m. Breakfast and overview of the Medical CenterEvarts Lounge, Helen Wood Hall; School of Nursing
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Tours of the School of Medicine and Dentistry
9:15 – 11:45 a.m. Round 1 interviews and group interviews             

 

 

12:00 – 1:50 p.m. Lunch – Overview of REMS program, REMS student panel,

and faculty panel – Class of ’62 Auditorium

 

 

2:15 – 4:00 p.m. Round 2 interviews, group interviews   
4: 15 p.m. Board bus to return to River Campus
 
4:30 – 8: 00 p.m. Dinner with host and free time

  • Shuttle to Eastman School/Java’s Café
  • Shuttle to College Town
  • Go to library, I-Zone, or Goergen Athletic Center
  • Relax in your room
  • Hang out with current REMS students at Starbucks

 

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Casual REMS Party (optional) – Friel Lounge, Susan B Anthony Hall

 

 

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Time Event
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Departure (residence hall of host) – Schedule with your family

REMS 2023 Interviewing Event: Family Itinerary

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time Event
1:00–4:00 p.m. Arrival and check-inWallis Hall, Admissions Conference Room
2:15–3:00 p.m. Campus tour
4:00–4:45 p.m. School of Medicine and Dentistry Presentation

  • Dr. G. Edward Vates, Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the REMS Program
  • Dr. Christine Hay, Associate Dean for Admissions and Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Humanities Conference Room, Rush Rhees Library

6:00–7:00 p.m. Reception with Admissions and Financial Aid Counselors, current REMS students, Dr. Vates, and Dr. HayWelles Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library

Friday, February 17, 2023

Time Event
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Information Session (Admissions & Financial Aid – undergraduate & medical school)– meet at Wallis Hall, Admissions

 

10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Campus Tour – departs from Dewey 2-162

 

11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Family Lunch & PanelWelles Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Free Time

 

 

2:30 p.m. Board bus to School of Medicine & Dentistry (SMD) – departs from Wallis Hall
3:00– 4:00 p.m. “Med School Realities” Presentation – Dr. David Lambert, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education – Class of ’62 Auditorium
4:00– 5:00 p.m. School of Medicine and Dentistry Tour – departs from Class of ’62 Auditorium
5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Cocktail ReceptionMiner Library (SMD)

 

 

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Time Event
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Departure (residence hall of host) – Schedule with your student

Contact person for REMS Weekend: Andre McKenzie

  • Office phone: (585) 275-8629
  • Cell phone:  (during REMS Weekend only, please) (585) 820-9328
  • Campus Security: (585) 275-3333 (at all times)

 

 

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