Episode 34 | Non-Traditional Paths to Medicine: From Marketing to Med School

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This series is especially for pre-meds pursuing or thinking about pursuing a non-traditional path to medicine. Our guest for this episode is Cheryl Zhang, who transitioned from a career in marketing to being a student at Stritch School of Medicine. She shares her stories, thought process, post-bac program experience, and tips and tricks about applying to medical school. We hope you enjoy!

Cheryl Zhang is a first year medical student at Stritch School of Medicine. She worked in marketing for a few years before attending a formal post-bac program at the University of Michigan. She was then accepted to Stritch School of Medicine for class of 2023 and is currently the president of the M1 Class Board.

Shawn, episode host, and guest Cheryl