Thank you for your interest in learning more about the excellent medical education offered at WMed.
Our goal is to attract students from across the nation who are prepared academically and socially to succeed in medical school. We understand you’re more than your MCAT scores and GPA. We value students who:
- Work together as a team
- Demonstrate compassion
- Have a dedication to serve others
- Know how to problem solve
- Can communicate effectively
- Make decisions with integrity
Our holistic review process balances an applicant’s unique qualities and life experiences, with their academic accomplishments. We look forward to learning about your background and future goals as you begin your life-long study of medicine.
Medical Student Outcomes
The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the US. These three exams – Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS – are required for advancement and graduation. As of September 2017, we are proud to share Step 1 scores from our inaugural Class of 2018.
USMLE Step 1
Mean Score (15 SD)
Mean Score (20 SD)
Meet the Admissions Team
Jean Shelton, MS
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Life
As assistant dean for admissions and student life, Jean is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, admissions, and matriculation. When students begin at WMed, they will continue to see Jean in her work with student events like the White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, and graduation. Jean also oversees the 40+ student interest groups and organizations along with assisting in career and personal advising. Prior to her role as an assistant dean, Jean was the founding director of admissions at WMed. She brings 10 years of experience in medical and healthcare admissions experience.
Steve McDonald, Assistant Director of Admissions
Gabriela Saliwanchik, Coordinator for Admissions and Student Life
Linda Babb, Admissions Administrative Assistant
To contact the admissions team, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 269.337.6100.