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    GBA Webinar: Student Debt Strategies

    This webinar, sponsored by the Group on Business Affairs - Data and Benchmarking Committee focused on student debt strategies. The first part of the webinar offered an overview of AAMC's FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program. Included in that presentation was an overview of how medical schools utilize the FIRST program, along with a discussion of the data on specialty choice and student debt, among other topics. The second part of the webinar featured the efforts at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine around debt management, including the Abigail Geisinger Scholars Program.   


    Julie Fresne, Senior Director, Student Financial & Career Advising Services, Student Affairs and Programs
    Association of American Medical Colleges

    Anna Arvay, CPA, MBA, Vice-President Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

    Michelle Schmude, EdD, MBA, Associate Dean for Admissions, Enrollment Management & Financial Aid and Assistant Professor
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine


    Presentation slides