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HEAL Interview Program


The HEAL Interview Program will be held on February 4, 2020.  We are offering an optional overnight stay on February 3.

This is an invite-only program.

The interview is a mandatory part of the selection process.

Registration is closed.

Unfortunately, there are no alternative days for the interviews.

If you have questions, please contact Carla Mattioli at (585) 276-3199 or via email at Your prompt reply is important.


HEAL Interview Program

Monday, February 3, 2020 (Optional)

10:00am–1:00 pm Arrival and check-in
Check in and receive event details.
12:00–4:00 pm Free Time to Experience Rochester
Have lunch on campus, attend an open class, attend an Information Session and/or campus tour, or talk with an Admissions or Financial Aid counselor.
4:00–4:30 pm Overnight Host Match-Up
Meet and have dinner on campus with your Overnight Host.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 (Mandatory)

9:30am Check-in and Breakfast
Check-in and all events for Tuesday, February 4th will take place in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Public Health unless otherwise noted.
10:00–10:15 am HEAL Welcome Address and Introductions
Event Welcome from Undergraduate Admissions, the Department of Public Health, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, and Financial Aid
10:15–11:00 am Keynote Address
Dr. Edwin van Wijngaarden, Public Health Graduate Programs Director
11:00–12:00 pm HEAL Student Panel
Hear from current University of Rochester HEAL students.
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00–3:00 pm HEAL Interviews
Interview with UR Admissions Staff and Department of Public Health Faculty
1:00–2:00 pm Parent Session
Parents of HEAL finalists can talk with representatives from Undergraduate Admissions, Department of Public Health Administrators, and Financial Aid representatives.