Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Glenn N. Cummings

Director of Health Professions Advising
717-291-4396
Office: CAR619COL

Professional Biography

2004-2012 - Director of Health Professions Advising, Princeton University

2000-2004 - Director of Preprofessional Advising, University of Virginia

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP):  Chair of the Letters of Evaluation Task Force; Communications Committee Member

Association of American Medical Colleges:  Letters of Evaluation Working Group Member

Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NEAAHP)

NEEAHP-NEGSA Liaison Group

Education

BA - Colby College

MA & PhD - University of Virginia

Research Interests

PhD dissertation:  'Exercising Goodness':  The Antislavery Quaker in American Writing, 1774-1865

Grants & Awards

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of English, University of Virginia, March 1995.  Departmental nominee for all-University award.

Publications

Blog:  The Launchpad / Health Professions Advising:  http://www.fandm.edu/ospgd/the-launchpad/health-professions-advising

"The AAMC Letters of Evaluation Initiative:  An Advisor's Perspective," The Advisor 32: 2 (June 2012).

“Placing the Impalpable:  Whitman and Elias Hicks,” Modern Language Studies 28: 2 (Fall/Winter 1998):  69-86.

“Whitman’s ‘Specimen Days’ and the Theatricality of ‘Semirenewal,’” The American Transcendental Quarterly, New Series 6: 3 (September 1992):  177-87.

Presentations

"Practical Advice for Working with LGBT Applicants," NAAHP national meeting, June 2012, Baltimore, MD.

"The AAMC Letters of Evaluation Initiative:  Advisors' Perspectives," NAAHP national meeting, June 2012, Baltimore, MD.

Advisor perspective on standardized letters of evaluation, AAMC webinar, February 2012.  

Advisor perspective on standardized letters of evaluation, Philadelphia Local Area Network meeting of the National Association of Advisors in the Health Professions, January 2012.

“Advising LGBT Pre-health Students,” NAAHP national meeting, June 2010, Atlanta, GA.

“Religion, Politics, and LGBT Issues,” NAAHP national meeting, June 2006, Portland, OR.

 

Student Collaborations

Advisor for the Benjamin Rush Pre-health Honor Society