Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies (GEMS) Program

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One year, non-degree, post-baccalaureate 

GEMS participants complete classes from the actual first-year medical school curriculum

For United States citizens

One of very few programs specifically providing opportunities for disadvantaged students

Two full, need-based scholarships available 

100% GEMS participants awarded financial assistance

 

GEMS Class Profile - MD Graduates 2005-2016

  Average Class Profile Total
GEMS Class 21 253
GUSOM Matriculants 18 211
MD Attained 17 208
MD Not Attained <1 3
S.GPA 2.73 --
MCAT 23.9 --

*The MD Graduates 2005-2016 are former GEMS students in classes 2000-2011. The above chart shares a summary of the average number of students in each class, how many matriculated into Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM), and how many graduated from the MD program in GUSOM. The GEMS Program has a near perfect (98.6%) graduation rate for MD Graduates 2005-2016 (former GEMS Class 2000-2011).Over the course of 12 graduating classes, there have been only 3 GEMS Matriculants (1.4%) that did not complete the M.D. Program.

 

 

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GEMS = PROGRESS

 

Since its inception of the first GEMS class in 1977-78, graduates of the GEMS program have matriculated into Georgetown University School of Medicine, as well as other schools of medicine to attain the degree of Doctor of Medicine. In addition, some graduates are either applying to medical school, or have pursued other health careers. 

Among 727 students admitted to GEMS from 1977-2015, 440 are physician graduates; 86 are current medical students; 13 are actively applying to medical school; and 188 are contributing expertise in other health career paths.

 

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