Admissions Process

Should you apply?

  • Given the unique features of the Asheville program, we invite applicants to Asheville for interviews in October of their second year.
  • The ideal student for this program:
    • demonstrates flexibility, self-reliance, and internal motivation
    • has a strong academic record
    • brings life experiences in self-directed learning and/or work.
  • Also taken into consideration (but not required):
    • connections to western North Carolina
    • expressed interest in primary care, surgery, psychiatry and/or rural practice goals.

Important Dates





May 16, 2014

12 – 2 PM

Informational luncheon in Chapel Hill

G074 Bondurant

August 7, 2014


Presentations to MS2s during orientation, followed by Q&A with faculty, staff, and students


September 21, 2014

5 PM

Applications & CV due

Send to

October 2, 2014

6 PM

Informal meet and greet

Barley’s Taproom, Asheville, NC

October 3, 2014

8 AM – 2 PM

Interviews and tours


121 Hendersonville Rd.

Asheville, NC

For questions, please contact one of us.

Robyn Latessa, MD – Assistant Dean & Director -

Norma Beaty, MS MAEd – Director of Curriculum & Student Affairs –

Gaye Colvin, MLIS – Assistant Director of Curriculum –

Jessica Poston – Program Coordinator –