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.
Meet the Admissions Team
Jean Shelton, MS
Director of Admissions and Student Life
As the director of 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. Jean is the founding director of admissions at WMed and brings 10 years of experience in medical and healthcare admissions experience.
Linda supports the offices of admissions, financial aid, student affairs, and learning support. Linda is the first line of contact for prospective students and coordinates the structured interviews throughout the interview cycle. Linda helps guide and support prospective students and current WMed students.