Dr. Schafer is a graduate of UQ Medical School. She is a general practitioner with more than 25 years of clinical experience, 15 years working with the media, and a career including medical teaching for patients, lay public, medical students, GP registrars, doctors and other health professionals, including eLearning. Her role with UQ includes leadership in the development and delivery of the MD program, particularly the Clinical Skills Program.
As the director for the medical program, Dr. Schafer will be hosting the UQ Medical School consultations in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto as part of the medical program’s admissions process.
The compulsory consultative in-person meeting with the UQ School of Medicine program director in Canada is part of the three-tiered admissions process. Along with meeting the key degree and MCAT score requirements, applicants must attend the one-on-one consultations with Dr. Schafer to determine an applicant’s suitability for the program and motivations for practicing medicine.
Applicants will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the UQ Medical School program, clinicals, opportunities in Canada, licensing, internships in Australia and more. The consultations will be completed for applicants wishing to begin the program for the 2015 intake.
Consultation ScheduleVancouver: Saturday, August 23
Calgary: Sunday, August 24
Toronto: Monday, August 25; Tuesday, August 26; and Wednesday, August 27
UQ Medical School Doctor of Medicine ProgramProgram: Doctor of Medicine (MD) commencing 2015
Location: Brisbane or Ipswich, Queensland
Semester intake: January
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: UQ Medical School applications are still open! Applications are assessed on a rolling admissions (first come, first served) basis.
- Completed degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD)
- GPA equivalent to 5.0 on UQ’s 7.0 scale
- MCAT score (minimum of 8/8/8 or 8/8/M/8) or GAMSAT score (minimum of 50 in each section)
- Compulsory consultative meeting with the UQ School of Medicine