Secondary Database

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Secondary

Here are Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine’s secondary questions.


2018-2019 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is responsible for providing primary health care to 108 counties of West Texas. We are interested in hearing about the areas of medicine that interest you.

Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefly describe your significant activities for each respective interest in the available text box.

1. Areas of interest: 100 words or less each
a. FMAT
b. Practicing in an underserved area
c. Rural health
d. Medical Research
e. Medical Academics
f. Primary Care
g. Border Health
h. Public Health Other (Please describe below)

2. Of the activities listed in your primary application, identify 3 that you consider to be the most meaningful in your pursuit of a medical career and explain why. (300 words or less)

3. Have you experienced any road bumps in your academic career? (Low academic performance, dropping, retaking, or failing courses, etc.)
a. Yes
b. No

4. What do you like or dislike most about the area you are from; your hometown? (300 words or less)

5. Please describe what you would see as the “ideal” practice for you. (Where, what type of practice – clinic, hospital, specialty, who would be your patients, etc.). (300 words or less)

6. If you are applying to a dual degree program, please briefly describe your motivation to pursue this program and any other pertinent information. (e.g. research interests, steps taken to prepare yourself) (350 words or less)
a. MD/MBA
b. MD/MPH
c. FMAT
d. MD/PhD (must complete the AMCAS application as the primary application)
e. MD/JD (must complete the AMCAS application as the primary application)
f. I am not applying to a dual degree or special program

7. Are you applying to FMAT?
a. Yes
b. No

8. Please tell us about your favorite recreational/leisure activities (300 words or less).

9. Do you consider yourself from West Texas or as having West Texas ties?
a. Yes
b. No

10. Have you participated in any special programs offered by a medical school to help prepare yourself for medical school and a career in medicine?
a. Yes
b. No

2017-2018

1. As a medical school that is focused on primary care with some emphasis on rural health, we are interested in the areas our applicants are considering of practicing. Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefly describe your significant activities for each respective interest. Please list them individually in a bulleted format in the text box provided below. If you are interested in something other than primary care, please indicate your interest in the OTHER category.
F-MAT (Family Medicine Acc. Track)
Practicing in an underserved area
Interested in rural health
Medical Research
Medical Academics
Primary Care
Border Health
Public Health
Other

2. List your activities (completed, current or planned) related to the selections made in question #1.

3. Have you experienced any academic road bumps in your academic career (low academic performance, dropping, retaking, or failing courses, etc.)? (Y/N)

4. If so, please explain your circumstance:

5. What do you like or dislike most about the area you are from; your hometown (500 words or less)?

6. In 500 words or less please describe what you would see as the “ideal” practice for you. (Where, type of practice — clinic, hospital, both, specialty, who would be your patients, etc.)

7. (Optional) If you are applying to the MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD, JD/MD or FMAT program(s), please briefly describe your motivation to pursue this program and any other pertinent information. (e.g. research interests, steps taken to prepare yourself)

8. Please tell us about your favorite recreational/leisure activities (500 words or less).

9. Do you consider yourself from West Texas or as having West Texas ties?

10. Have you participated in any special programs offered by a medical school, to help prepare yourself for medical school and a career in medicine?

11. Are you applying to FMAT?
a. Marital Status
b. Town and State(s) you lived in from birth to age 18
c. Are you a current student of TTUHSC SOM?
d. What motivates you to participate in the FMAT program (300 words)?
e. What experiences have you had that would prepare you for this intensive program (300 words)?
f. What, in your opinion, distinguishes Family Medicine from other medical specialties (300 words)?

Good luck to everyone applying!

2016-2017

1. As a medical school that is focused on primary care with some emphasis on rural health, we are interested in the areas our applicants are considering of practicing. Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefly describe your significant activities for each respective interest. Please list them individually in a bulleted format in the text box provided below. If you are interested in something other than primary care, please indicate your interest in the OTHER category.

F-MAT (Family Medicine Acc. Track)
Practicing in an underserved area
Interested in rural health
Medical Research
Medical Academics
Primary Care
Border Health
Public Health
Other

2. List your activities (completed, current or planned) related to the selections made in question #1.
3. Have you experienced any academic road bumps in your academic career (low academic performance, dropping, retaking, or failing courses, etc.)? (Y/N)
4. If so, please explain your circumstance:
5. What do you like or dislike most about the area you are from; your hometown (500 words or less)?
6. In 500 words or less please describe what you would see as the “ideal” practice for you. (Where, type of practice — clinic, hospital, both, specialty, who would be your patients, etc.)
7. (Optional) If you are applying to the MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD, JD/MD or FMAT program(s), please briefly describe your motivation to pursue this program and any other pertinent information. (e.g. research interests, steps taken to prepare yourself)
8. Please tell us about your favorite recreational/leisure activities (500 words or less).
9. Do you consider yourself from West Texas or as having West Texas ties?
10. Have you participated in any special programs offered by a medical school, to help prepare yourself for medical school and a career in medicine?
11. Are you applying to FMAT?
a. Marital Status
b. Town and State(s) you lived in from birth to age 18
c. Are you a current student of TTUHSC SOM?
d. What motivates you to participate in the FMAT program (300 words)?
e. What experiences have you had that would prepare you for this intensive program (300 words)?
f. What, in your opinion, distinguishes Family Medicine from other medical specialties (300 words)?

2015-2016

As a medical school that is focused on primary care with some emphasis on rural health, we are interested in the areas our applicants are considering of practicing. Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefly describe your significant activities for each respective interest. Please list them individually in a bulleted format in the text box provided below. If you are interested in something other than primary care, please indicate your interest in the OTHER category. Also, all applicants must answer Question #2.

1. Areas of interest:

Interested in the F-MAT (Family Medicine Accelerated Track)

Interested in practicing in an underserved area.

Interested in rural health.

Medical Research

Medical Academics

Primary Care

Border Health

Other

2. List your activities (completed, current or planned) related to the selections made in question #1.

3. Have you experienced any academic road bumps in your academic career (low academic performance, dropping, retaking, or failing courses, etc.)?

4. If you answered yes to question #3 above, please explain:

5. What do you like or dislike most about the area you are from; your hometown (500 words or less)?

6. In 500 words or less please describe what you would see as the “ideal” practice for you. (where, type of practice — clinic, hospital, both, specialty, who would be your patients, etc.)

7. (Optional) If you are applying to the MD/MBA, MD/PhD, JD/MD or FMAT program(s); please briefly describe your motivation to pursue this program and any other pertinent information. (e.g. research interests, steps taken to prepare yourself)

8. Please tell us about your favorite recreational/leisure activities (500 words or less)

2014-2015

As a medical school that is focused on primary care with some emphasis on rural health, we are interested in the areas our applicants are considering of practicing. Please indicate the area(s) of medicine you are interested in and briefly describe your significant activities for each respective interest. Please list them individually in a bulleted format in the text box provided below. If you are interested in something other than primary care, please indicate your interest in the OTHER category. Also, all applicants must answer Question #2.

1. Areas of interest:

Interested in the F-MAT (Family Medicine Accelerated Track)

Interested in practicing in an underserved area.

Interested in rural health.

Medical Research

Medical Academics

Primary Care

Border Health

Other

2. List your activities (completed, current or planned) related to the selections made in question #1.

3. Have you experienced any academic road bumps in your academic career (low academic performance, dropping, retaking, or failing courses, etc.)?

4. If you answered yes to question #3 above, please explain:

5. What do you like or dislike most about the area you are from; your hometown (500 words or less)?

6. In 500 words or less please describe what you would see as the “ideal” practice for you. (where, type of practice — clinic, hospital, both, specialty, who would be your patients, etc.)

7. (Optional) If you are applying to the MD/MBA, MD/PhD, JD/MD or FMAT program(s); please briefly describe your motivation to pursue this program and any other pertinent information. (e.g. research interests, steps taken to prepare yourself)

8. Please tell us about your favorite recreational/leisure activities (500 words or less)

 

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