Med Educators Blog

Articles published in 2021

My Recipe for Holiday Break Success

by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | December 14, 2021
Kaplan PreMed Educators

With the end of the year, we have an opportunity to reflect on the last 365 days while also looking ahead to all the possibilities the new year affords us.

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KMHS Alumni: Daniel Eduardo Villarreal Garcia, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | December 9, 2021
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Daniel Eduardo Villarreal Garcia, to learn more about his path from studying in Colombia to becoming an M.D. in the United States.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Chrystal Akor, Academic Director, Pre-Health Programs

by Chrystal Akor, Academic Director, Pre-Health Programs | November 15, 2021
Kaplan MCAT Meet the Experts

As Academic Director, I work with our Kaplan MCAT team, training team, and teachers on how we can continuously improve the student experience in and out of the classroom.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Brandon Deason, MD, Senior Content Manager

by Brandon Deason, MD, Senior Content Manager, Kaplan Medical | November 12, 2021

I joined the Kaplan Medical team this past year to focus on bridging the student experience with Kaplan from MCAT through medical school. My passion is pursuing innovative ways to support medical students through the entirety of their journey.

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Exploring Kaplan’s New MCAT Educator Portal

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | November 11, 2021
Kaplan PreMed

At Kaplan, we are constantly working to figure out how to support our partners and move students towards their goal of attending medical school. To that end we are excited to roll out our “MCAT Educator Portal” for our institutional, MCAT partners.

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Inside Kaplan's New MCAT Learning Path

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | November 10, 2021

At Kaplan, we are constantly working to improve the experience of studying for the MCAT for our students and partners to ensure that students are getting the score they need to get in order to be successful on the path to medical school.

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How to Utilize Student-Centered & Active Learning Methods in PA Education

by James Van Rhee, M.S., PA-C, Program Director, Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine | November 9, 2021
Kaplan Physician Assistant Educators

In physician assistant education we use methods such as team-based learning, problem-based learning, and case-based learning. But do these methods promote student-centered education, or do we promote a faculty-centered approach?

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KMHS Alumni: Hagar Attia, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | November 3, 2021
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Hagar Attia, to learn more about her path from studying in Egypt to becoming an M.D. in the United States.

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