Dr. Kiran C. Patel

Faculty Advising

Faculty Advising Supports Students Every Step of the Way

Upon enrollment in Nova Southeastern University's Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), you are assigned to a faculty adviser who is your go-to resource from that point on. Your adviser helps you proactively address problems and serves as a sounding board to discuss concerns related to your career as a medical student, such as matching, and elective selections. Services include:

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Academic Progress

  • Meet with students regularly throughout each year to discuss goals, progress, and study plans.
  • Track and monitor each student’s academic and professional performance.
  • Discuss career and specialty exploration.

Career Advising 

  • Serve as a resource for specialty-specific career planning.
  • Help with decisions on course and clerkship schedules.
  • Assist with preparation for the residency match.
  • Serve as a resource for career advising tools available through the AAMC Careers in Medicine program.
  • Assist and prepare students for post-graduate activities (residency via the National Residency Matching Program, Ph.D. or other graduate studies, etc.).

Career Support That Moves You Forward

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Professional Development

  • Serve as a resource of the policies and procedures of NSU MD and NSU.
  • Offer advice and support for students for academic and professionalism issues.
  • Assist with development and implementation of remediation plans.
  • Available to students via office hours and email.
  • Serve as a resource with professional enrichment opportunities—i.e., summer research opportunities, yearlong research fellowships, pursuing additional NSU degrees during medical school, and other service learning opportunities.

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