Dr. Torabi to host residency placement workshop in Saint Lucia Campus

The University welcomes Dr. Radbeh Torabi, integrated plastic surgery resident, Louisiana State University, to campus to share his experiences and offer advice to the more than 20 students receiving white coats ..

The University welcomes Dr. Radbeh Torabi, integrated plastic surgery resident, Louisiana State University, to campus to share his experiences and offer advice to the more than 20 students receiving white coats during the January 2016 White Coat Ceremony.

In addition to his keynote speaker duties, Torabi will also meet with the student body to offer training seminars through the Office of Graduate Affairs. His role will be to help prepare students for the NRMP process and to provide assistance during the residency application process.

“We are very excited about having a medical professional of Dr. Torabi’s caliber and unique experience on campus,” said Mr. Manmadhan Nair, University president. “His real-world experience will help foster an environment of academic learning, continuing to build upon IAU’s innovative approach to providing a framework of knowledge unique to the region.”

Torabi will provide an orientation of the ERAS and residency placement process for first semester students on Wednesday of his campus visit. On Monday, January 11, 2016, Torabi will meet with all MD2-4 students to answer the question, “What does it take to be a successful resident?”

His session will review in assisting students in making short, medium and long term goals; reviewing average step scores for different specialties and a description of what specialties involve; establishing mentors; importance of research during rotations; reviewing personal statements and CVs and conducting mock interviews.

The White Coat Ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the National Skills Development Centre. For information contact the Office of University Communications: communications@iau.edu.lc or call +972-484-9700

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