For Incoming MS1s

First things first, welcome to Penn Med! This page is here to give you a few helpful materials as you get adjusted to the first few weeks of med school. We know it's a lot to take in at first, but it'll all make sense eventually!

Orientation Schedule:

Linked here is the schedule for your orientation week. You can check it to see what's coming up for the rest of your first week!


Class Dues:

Class dues? What are those? This document tells you everything you need to know about what class dues are, why we need them, and how they support student-run events at Perelman!

Welcome Week Schedule:

Click here for the schedule for all the events happening during Welcome Week! This week (plus a few days) of events is designed to help you get to know Philly, Penn, and your new classmates!


People to Talk To On the 6th Floor:

Linked here is a list of people to contact on the 6th floor to if you have any questions about Perelman or need anything during the course of the school year. They're all incredibly helpful and eager to meet you!

Join Medical Student Government!

If you'd like to get involved with planning events to help your fellow med students, meeting with faculty,  or even making this website, think about joining the Medical Student Government (or MSG) at Penn! We're a completely student-run group that works on all kinds of issues related to life in medical school. You can click the link below to learn more about us!