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  • Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Dayton
Individual Feedback 5 3 Responses
General Info

What graduating class are you in?

Response # Responders
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 1
2016 1
2017 0
2018 1
2019 0
2020 0
2021 0
2022 0
2023 0
2024 0

Are you pursuing any joint degrees (MD/PhD, MD/MPH, etc.)?

Response # Responders
No 3
BA/DO 0
BS/DO 0
DO/JD 0
DO/MA 0
DO/MBA 0
DO/MPH 0
DO/MS 0
DO/PhD 0
MD/JD 0
MD/MBA 0
MD/MPH 0
MD/MS 0
MD/PhD 0

Are you considered in-state or out-of-state for tuition purposes?

Response # Responders
in-state 3
out-of-state 0
international 0
Not applicable 0

What is your race/ethnic background?

Response # Responders
Caucasian 3
African American 0
Hispanic 0
Asian or Pacific Islander 0
Native American/ Native Alaskan 0
Other/Multiracial 0

Overall, how would you rate this medical program?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = terrible, 10 = world class

What is the reputation of the school in the medical community?

Response Avg # Responders
5.67 3

0 = really bad, 10 = top tier

What is the reputation of the research that goes on at this school?

Response Avg # Responders
3.33 3

0 = really bad, 10 = top tier

What was your MCAT score?

Response Average # Responders
510 3

What was your undergrad GPA?

Response Average # Responders
3.72 3

What was your undergrad science GPA?

Response Average # Responders
3.65 3

What was the zip code of your residence in high school?

45830

45140

44022

Please provide any other general comments on your school

"It has proven to be the best 2 years of my life so far--which I never would have expected from medical school." | Report Response

Curriculum

How is the curriculum structured?

Response # Responders
Systems-based 1
Traditional 2

How many courses are taken at a given time?

Response # Responders
1 3
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0

How long are you typically in class per day?

Response # Responders
<1 hour 0
1-2 hours 0
2-3 hours 1
3-4 hours 2
4-5 hours 0
5-6 hours 0
6> hours 0

Are courses recorded for medical students?

Response # Responders
Video recording 3
Free note taking service 0
Fee-based note taking service 0
Powerpoint slides provided only 1
None 0

How many days per week is anatomy lab?

Response # Responders
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 3
6 0
7 0

How many students per cadaver?

Response # Responders
Prosections only 0
1-2 0
3-4 0
5-6 3
7-8 0
>8 0

How long (in months) do you have anatomy?

Response # Responders
3 months 3
6 months 0
9 months 0
12 months 0
24 months 0

Is the curriculum lecture-centric or small-group centric?

Response Avg # Responders
5.67 3

0 = 100% lecture, 10 = 100% small group

Are standardized patients used?

Response # Responders
yes 3
no 0

How much patient interaction is there in the pre-clinical years?

Response Avg # Responders
4.67 3

0 = none, 10 = extensive

Are syllabi provided for the student?

Response # Responders
yes 3
no 0

What books are necessary?

"None. Well, Robbins is kinda necessary." | Report Response

"Netters anatomy, board review books, Robbins Review of Pathology" | Report Response

Is the curriculum designed to promote a specialty? If so, which specialty?

"Primary care" | Report Response

"Not really. Originally the school received extra money to promote primary care, but now the distribution of graduating medical students in no different than any other place." | Report Response

"The school is rooted in primary care but I do not feel this is promoted more than other specialties." | Report Response

Location & Housing

How do you feel about the location of the school?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 3

0 = Uncomfortable, 10 = Desirable

Do you feel safe on campus?

Response Avg # Responders
9.67 3

0 = Not safe, 10 = Very safe

How available and convenient is public transportation?

Response Avg # Responders
3.67 3

0 = Non-existent, 10 = Extensive & convenient

Is a car necessary at any point during your education here?

Response # Responders
Pre-clinical years 0
Clinical years 1
All years 2
No 0

If a car is required for education, how available and convenient is the parking provided to students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = Almost impossible, 10 = Available & convenient

Is on-campus housing available?

Response # Responders
yes 3
no 0

What is the quality of available on-campus housing?

Response Avg # Responders
5.33 3

0 = terrible, 10 = great

What percentage of your medical school classmates would you estimate live on campus, if on-campus housing is available?

Response Avg # Responders
2.00 3

0 = 0%, 10 = 100%

Is couples housing available?

Response # Responders
yes 0
no 0

Is nearby off-campus housing available?

Response # Responders
yes 1
no 0

How expensive is nearby off-campus housing?

Response Avg # Responders
9.33 3

0 = exorbitant, 10 = reasonable

Please describe the on-campus housing if available (i.e., cost, type - studios, 1-br, 2-br, etc.)?

"Lots of options, but nearly 100% live off campus." | Report Response

"Unknown (most students do not live on campus)" | Report Response

Cost/Financial Aid

Are fees/tuition expensive?

Response Avg # Responders
6.33 3

0 = exorbitant, 10 = reasonable

How is the cost of living (rent, food, bills, etc.)?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 3

0 = exorbitant, 10 = reasonable

Are many institutional scholarships/grants available?

Response Avg # Responders
4.00 3

0 = none, 10 = many

Is institutional aid need-based or merit-based?

Response # Responders
Need-based 0
Merit-based 0
Both 3

Faculty/Grades

Are faculty members very open to students during office hours?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 3

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very open

Are faculty members very available to students via email/message board?

Response Avg # Responders
9.33 3

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very available

Are there many opportunities to shadow/work with clinical faculty?

Response Avg # Responders
8.33 3

0 = none, 10 = lots

Are the faculty willing to mentor students in regards to career guidance?

Response Avg # Responders
6.67 3

0 = no, 10 = very

Is the class ranked?

Response # Responders
yes 3
no 0

How is the instructional faculty during pre-clinical years?

"Most are very educational and can meet with students." | Report Response

"A mix. There are a decent number of very good professors...and also very bad ones." | Report Response

How is the instructional faculty during clinical years?

"Attendings can be hit or miss (but I would assume that is true of anywhere)" | Report Response

"Unknown (2nd year)" | Report Response

What is the grading scale used during pre-clinical years?

"Pass/Fail with an associated percentage for each class" | Report Response

"Pass / Fail + percentage" | Report Response

What is the grading scale used during clinical years?

"Pass/Fail with an associated percentage for each 3rd year clerkship. 4th year electives are pass/fail. There is no honors/high pass etc. Which kinda stinks, but dissuades gunner-ing" | Report Response

"Not sure" | Report Response

Clinical Rotations

Are the desired rotation sites easy to obtain?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 3

0 = difficult, 10 = easy

Is desired rotation order easy to obtain?

Response Avg # Responders
5.67 3

0 = difficult, 10 = easy

Are the elective rotations easy to obtain?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 3

0 = difficult, 10 = easy

Is there substantial hands-on experience for medical students?

Response Avg # Responders
6.33 3

0 = none, 10 = substantial

Are the rotation sites conveniently accessible for medical students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = difficult, 10 = accessible

How far are the clinical sites from the main campus?

Response Avg # Responders
6.33 3

0 = far away, 10 = close

How are clinical rotations scheduled? What are the required rotations?

"3rd year - Ob/Gyn 8 weeks, Surgery 8 weeks, Peds 8 weeks, IM 10 weeks, Neuro 2 weeks, Psych 6 weeks, Fam Med 6 weeks 4th year - Mostly electives, but required EM 4 weeks, Neuro 2 weeks with a required SUB-I" | Report Response

What responsibility do med students have on the wards?

"Pre-rounding, presenting etc. Unable to place orders as 3rd year at most sites. 4th year orders can be cosigned by residents." | Report Response

What is the status/condition of the affiliated hospital(s)?

"800 bed level 1 trauma center, smaller level 2 trauma center, VA, free-standing pediatric children's hospital." | Report Response

"7 teaching hospitals" | Report Response

What is the typical patient population medical students work with?

"A good mix. From inner-city to suburban to rural." | Report Response

"All types (inner city, suburb, VA)" | Report Response

Social Environment

Do students do a lot of activities outside of school together?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 3

0 = none, 10 = lots

How would you rank student involvement in extracurricular clubs?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = none, 10 = lots

What is the range of extracurricular clubs available?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = almost none, 10 = wide range

Is the student body cooperative or competitive?

Response Avg # Responders
8.33 3

0 = competitive, 10 = cooperative

Is the environment supportive for underrepresented minorities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.67 3

0 = no, 10 = very

Is the environment supportive for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 3

0 = no, 10 = very

Is the environment supportive for married students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 3

0 = no, 10 = very

Is the environment supportive for students with disabilities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.33 3

0 = no, 10 = very

Is the environment supportive for older/non-traditional students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 3

0 = no, 10 = very

What do the students typically like to do in the area?

"Sports, bars, eat food, its a small city." | Report Response

"Bars, downtown Dayton, random things" | Report Response

Post Graduation

How do graduates from this school fare in residency and clinical practice?

"very well. The match list for the past 5 years is on the website." | Report Response

Is this school known for producing physicians strong in a certain area? If so, which area?

No responses

What do you believe residency directors think about graduates from this program?

"Regionally known. People in California might not have heard of Ohio, much less Dayton, Ohio." | Report Response

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