Contact information for the IDS program is or (504) 988-6600.

Office of Medical Education
Tulane University
School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-6
Suite 1730
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504.988.6600
Fax: 504.988.6601

About the OME

Frequently Asked Questions

Current Students



Faculty Development


Career Advising Seminars

The Career Advising Seminars has been implemented to assist students in career-focused activities. Students will have the opportunity to: learn about different specialties, not only clinical but academic medicine or research driven careers; overview of insurance compensation; couples matching; and meet with students that have successfully matched.

The goals of the Career Advising Seminars are to:

  1. Eliminate student’s anxiety about the residency application process
  2. Expanded recruitment of faculty role models/mentorship
  3. Assist students in career specialty choices, such as workshops, luncheons, specialty sessions, etc.

Past Schedule of Seminars and Audio Archives

Seminars are added based on the need of students*

June 15, 2010 2:00pm - Woman 2 Woman: Career & Life Management Skills for Female Physicians
Bowers Auditorium

Woman 2 Woman: Career & Life Management Skills for Female Physicians
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July 8, 2010 11:30am - The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Personal Statements and CVs
Debakey Center

The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Personal Statements and CVs
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AAMC Careers in Medicine (CiM) Program

The AAMC Careers in Medicine (CiM) program is designed to help students choose a medical specialty. It is a four-step process that will guide you through the elements of career planning with a number of self-assessment tests, an overview of a variety of medical careers, and finally choosing a specialty to meet your career objectives. The specialty pages contain information about the nature of the work in each specialty and subspecialty, training and residency information, match results, workforce statistics and compensation, and links to related journals and affiliations.

To access the website, please login at To login is the same information for access to the MCAT, AMCAS, and other AAMC sites. If you no longer remember your login information, select retrieve username and password.

Choices Newsletter

Careers in Medicine publishes Choices, which provides you with important information and guidance related to specialty choices. To view the current issue, as well as past issues of Choices, please visit:


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