M.D. Orientation Schedule

Orientation Week Class of 2025: August 9th - 13th

Hello Class of 2025, We are working hard putting together a week full of important programming and fun activities. We will continue to monitor our public health circumstances and assess whether any changes need to be made to our in-person orientation program. We will continue to update you as we get more information.

Please see below for a week at a glance of our Orientation Week.


Sunday, August 8th (Optional)
11:00 am Einstein Families Brunch
1:00 pm Registration Check-in and Ice cream Social
2:30 pm Meet the Orientation Team & Campus Tours
4:30 pm Commuter Reception
Monday, August 9th
6:00 am Sunrise Movement & Meditation (Optional)
7:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 am - 10:30 am Introductions
10:45 am Introduction to Clinical Medicine
Professional Identity Workshop I: Reflective Writing
12:45 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Medical Education at Einstein
2:45 pm Student Affairs, Your “Go To” Office
4:00 pm WellMed Program and Student Panel
4:45 - 5:15 pm Student Health at Einstein
6:30 pm Peer Mentor BBQ
7:30 pm Trivia Night (Optional)
Tuesday, August 10th
6:00 am Sunrise Yoga (Optional)
7:30 am Grab & Go Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome to the Bronx Community
8:30 am History of the Bronx Talk
9:30 am - 10:30 am Community and Clinician Panel
10:45 am Introduction to Health Systems and Health Equity
How Our Past Affects the Way We See Our Present and Future - Implications on the Journey to Become a Physician
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Faculty Meet and Greet
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Introduction to Bioethics
Professional Identity Workshop II: Developing Your Professional Identity, Class Oath Creation
7:15 pm - 8:30 pm Bravery and Hope: Featured Film and Panel
8:30 pm Smores and Music Night (Optional)
Wednesday, August 11th
6:45 am Sunrise HITT on the Lawn (Optional)
8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Activities at Einstein
Student Leadership
Introduction to Community Based Service-Learning Program (CBSL)
9:45 am COVID 19 – Einstein Response Team
10:30 am Campus Safety
11:00 pm Academic Support and Peer Resources for Success
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Alumni Relations
1:30 pm Faces of Einstein
4:00 pm Grab and Go Dinner
7:00 pm Sunset Boat Cruise around NYC (Optional)
Buses start loading at 5 pm to leave at 6:00pm
Thursday, August 12th
7:00 am Sunrise Yoga on the Lawn (Optional)
9:00 am Team Building
12:00 pm 1st Year 101
1:00 pm Peer Mentor Lunch
3:00 pm On Becoming a Physician Ceremony for the Class of 2025
4:00 pm Reception
Friday, August 13th
7:00 am Morning Barre and Meditation (Optional)
8:30 am - 12:30 pm Grab and Go Breakfast
9:00 am Bronx Walking Tours – Group 1
12:00 pm Lunch – Group 2
1:00 pm Lunch – Group 1
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Bronx Walking Tours – Group 2

Welcome Class of 2025!

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