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Pathway Programs — IMPRESS

Application Information

  • Online submission of the application will open on December 19, 2022
  • Applicants need:
    • 250-word statement on why the applicant is interested in the program
    • Official or unofficial transcript should be received by the application deadline
    • Two letters of recommendation will be due by the application deadline*
  • Application deadline is 11:59 pm CT on February 26, 2023
  • Virtual interviews will be given to the top applicants in early March of 2023
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by late March of 2023

*Please Note: Letters of Recommendation must be addressed to Dr. Jacquelyn Turner and emailed to crhodes3@tulane.edu.

Please put "IMPRESS Letters of Rec - (first and last name)" in the email's subject line.


Week 1: Orientation, Research Project Intro, Ethics and Etiquette MCAT prep, Interviewing skills

Week 2: Surgery and Internal Medicine Rotations, Suturing, Applying to med school prep, CV building

Week 3: Surgery and Internal Medicine Rotations, Intro to Laparoscopic Surgery, Intro to Robotic Surgery, Instrument Identification

Week 4: Intro to endoscopy, Financial planning, Wellness, Research presentations, Awards

Other Program Benefits

  • Housing Will Be Provided
  • Meal Stipend Will Be Provided
  • One-on-One Career Mentorship


Applications Open on December 19, 2022!

If you have questions, please contact Caroline Rhodes at crhodes3@tulane.edu or Dr. Xinyi "Cathy" Luo at xlou6@tulane.edu.



**Tulane School of Medicine is an equal opportunity educator who has policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment on the basis of a protected class (such as race, sex, etc.).  Eligibility for participation in this program is not based on a student’s race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.