2023 Columbia University Medical School Fair

Please join the Postbac Premed Student Council (PPSC) and the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program at the Columbia University Medical School Fair where numerous medical schools and healthcare programs will gather to speak with students from Columbia University, Barnard College, and other schools from the New York Metro area.

Medical School Fair

Saturday, February 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Fri., Feb. 3, 5 p.m.

Visit the PPSC website for more information about participating schools and programs, additional programming, and to register. Students are are also encouraged to continue checking the PPSC website for the most up-to-date information about the fair as it becomes available.

Note: Columbia and affiliate student IDs are required for entry.


Virtual Panels, February 11 - March 4

School Fit

Sat., Feb. 11, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The goal of this panel will be for students to walk away prepared to engage with the application process and feel confident interacting with medical schools. Topics include how to tackle imposter syndrome, how to build the best application, and how to find a medical school that is an excellent fit.


Medical Careers in Global and Climate Health

Sat., Feb. 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

During this panel, panelists will speak to how medical schools are incorporating global health and the human health impacts of climate change into their curriculum, as well as how doctors and faculty are practicing climate health and environmental medicine in their careers. 


Medical School to Residency Program Match Process

Sat., Feb. 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This panel will discuss the medical school to residency match process, how important it is to prepare in medical school, and what pre-medical students should consider when planning for their future.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Finale)

Sat., March 4, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The final event of the fair will be an informative conversation regarding how the medical school curriculum and the field of medicine in general are working to be more diverse and inclusive from the perspectives of attending physicians and medical school administrators. During the second portion of the panel, current medical students and resident physicians will speak about their experiences within those systems.