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  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Norfolk
Individual Feedback 5 4 Responses
The Basics

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
5.50 4

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"Facilities are somewhat modern" | Report Response

"The system of honors/high pass/pass/fail fosters a team learning environment where people will post study guides, helpful material from the masters program. You'll have a class of very unique people from different backgrounds - so get to know the ones that you do get along with and stick with them." | Report Response

"Close knit, community oriented, You feel like you make a difference at the school and in the community, you don't have to move for rotations 3rd and 4th year" | Report Response

"Most faculty are nice and approachable, surgeons are very approachable" | Report Response

What do you like least?

"Faculty often with little or no regard for the betterment of students and instead prefer their convenience (eg clerkship placements, mandatory attendance at lectures simply for presenter ego)" | Report Response

"Random scheduling. Some days you have class starting at 9, othertimes it's 8, 10, 11. Sometimes, it's mandatory and other times it's scheduled for online lectures. The online lectures vary in quality - can be very well done or very poorly executed and you end up having to use the powerpoint/objectives and finding your own resources to learn it yourself (google, textbooks, etc)." | Report Response

"Children's Hospital still has paper charts, but moving to electronic system soon." | Report Response

"Physiology department is without the worst excuse for an academic department. Absolutely don't care about teaching or helping students." | Report Response

The Details

Does the student body seem cooperative or competitive?

Response Avg # Responders
8.50 2

0 = Competitive, 10 = Cooperative

Does the environment seem supportive for underrepresented minorities?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual students?

Response Avg # Responders
9.50 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for married students?

Response Avg # Responders
10.00 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for students with disabilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.00 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for older/non-traditional students?

Response Avg # Responders
10.00 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Do you/did you feel well prepared for your board exams?

No responses

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

How approachable are faculty members?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 3

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

What are the facilities and clinics like (old/new, well maintained, etc.)?

No responses

How do students from this program do after graduation - are they adequately prepared for practice?

"Excellent; Deans always talk about receiving phone calls from program directors stating how great the students from EVMS are" | Report Response

"Generally do very well." | Report Response

How do students from this program do in the Match?

No responses

Any other information you want to share?

"The school itself is pretty small; testing center opened in 2015 is 0.5-0.6 miles from the actual campus so getting to tests the day of - you have to drive over and just park on nearby residential neighborhoods. It's a hassle compared to the old system: where tests are held on campus, you bring your own laptops into the lecture room and take the proctored exam (you have much more time before/after to study on campus or prepare for class after exams)." | Report Response

"Excellent professors and top notch education. People come in with lower scores compared to national, but board scores are often 1 SD above national mean." | Report Response

"Not very strong in the pre-clinical years, but very highly regarded in the clinical years. Chair of Surgery is also president of ACS (LD Britt). Lots of pull there." | Report Response

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