Friday, September 23, 2016

Successfully Navigating Your Dental School Interviews

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Eastern Time

Join the American Dental Education Association for a webinar on how to successfully navigate your dental school interviews. Experts will offer specific tactics and strategies for navigating the intricacies of the dental school interview. The panelists will tackle all stages of the process, and will share with attendees their top 5 "do's and don'ts" for making a good impression. 


Panelists include:
Amanda Galindo, Ed.D.
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry

Jeffrey L. Turchi, D.D.S. 
Assistant Professor, Manager of Admissions and Recruiting, and Continuing Education Coordinator
Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine

Jessica C. Williams
Third year dental student
University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry

APHSA: Pre Health Convention

The American Pre-Health Students’ Association will be hosting the first annual Pre-Health Convention, aka #PHC2017, from March 30 – April 2, 2017 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. The purpose of this event is to empower the health professionals of tomorrow through a distinguished selection of keynotes, exciting breakout sessions/workshops, and insightful panel discussions. This event will bring all undergraduate pre-health students, organizations, businesses, and individuals who represent the health professions. As a special treat for our convention attendees, Dr. Ben Carson-M.D., World-Renowned Neurosurgeon will speak on Day 3 of the convention. We invite you to take advantage of our early-bird registration rates and join us in Norfolk, VA for an exceptional #PHC2017!

The 2017 convention will provide an opportunity to examine how the realm of healthcare must continue to evolve in order to meet the needs of tomorrows doctors, nurses, PA's, dentists, researchers, physical therapists, hospital administrators, and policy providers. 

Go to http://www.americanprehealth.org/ for more information and to register today at the early bird discount!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Health Professional Program Recruiters Visiting - 9/28!

Graduate & Professional School Fair
Wednesday, 9/28, 12-3pm
Newcomb Hall, 3rd Floor

Currently applying to health professional programs or considering a future application? Take advantage of the opportunity to speak directly with admissions recruiters from the following programs!

Medicine:
Albany Medical College
George Washington University School of Medicine
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ross University, School of Medicine
Trinity School of Medicine
University of Queensland, School of Medicine
VCU School of Medicine
Wester Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Xavier University School of Medicine
Temple University - Podiatry

Pharmacy:
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy
Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy
High Point University
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

Physician Assistant:
Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
High Point University
Mary Baldwin Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences

Physical Therapy: 
Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
High Point University (PT & Athletic Training)
Mary Baldwin Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences
VCU


Public Health:
Boston University School of Public Health
Eastern Virginia Medical School - Master of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health 

Occupational Therapy:
Mary Baldwin Murphy Deming
VCU

Optometry:
University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) School of Optometry

Veterinary Medicine:
Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Multiple Health Professional Programs:
Eastern Mennonite University
College of Health Solutions
Chatham University
Maryland University of Integrative Health
Midwestern University
University of South Florida Health
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

2nd Annual Health Careers Shuffle - 9/21


Wednesday, 9/21
5:45 - 8:00pm
Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium, Football Suites & Recruiting Room


Join the UVA Pre-Health Advisors and Pre-Health Student Leadership Advisory Board for the 2nd Annual Health Careers Shuffle. Meet and learn from local practitioners in four 20-minute clinical career demonstration sessions.

Career Demonstration Sessions include: 
  • Audiology
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Public Health
  • Speech Pathology
Free food for all attendees. RSVP on Handshake

Ask Admissions Webinar

AAMC presents the Ask Admissions Webinar. Three medical students will share their professional and academic trajectories, and highlight tips learned throughout their journey to medical school. You will also here from admissions officers at those students' schools about what made their applicant stand out, what their schools are looking for in a potential student, as well as helpful tools and resources for aspiring physicians. There will be dedicated time for Q&A so please come prepared with questions!

Date: Wednesday, September 21st
Time:  8pm - 9:30pm EST


Panelists:
  • Jim G. Castellanos
    MD/PhD Candidate
    Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program
  • Michael Duerden
    MD Candidate
    University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Kelly Foster
    MD Candidate
    FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Ruth Gotian, MS
    Administrative Director, MD-PhD Program
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Andria Williams, MBA
    Director of Admissions and Recruitment
    FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Space is limited so please register ahead of time! Click here to register today! This webinar will be recorded and made available on the AAMC Website two weeks after the webinar.

Ohio State Optometry Visit Day


See what’s possible at The Ohio State University College of Optometry Visit Day!
Visit Day offers a special opportunity to explore careers in optometry, tour our academic and clinical facilities, learn more about the admissions process, and meet with college faculty, students, administrators, and alumni. We encourage high school and college students, as well as alumni, practitioners, and academic advisors to attend this event.

Date: Saturday, October 15 
Time: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 338 West Tenth Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. 
Please visit our directions page for map and parking information.

Visit Day offers a special opportunity to explore careers in optometry, tour our academic and clinical facilities, learn more about the admissions process, and meet with college faculty, students, administrators, and alumni. We encourage high school and college students, as well as alumni, practitioners, and academic advisors to attend this event.Activities include college tours, admission and financial aid information sessions, optometry career panel presentations, and an opportunity to talk directly with current students, faculty, and alumni.

Reservations are requested for the event. For more information, or to make a reservation, please visit http://go.osu.edu/visitday

Friday, September 16, 2016

Cornell Veterinary School Admissions Presentations and Tours

Save the date for Cornell Veterinary School Admissions Presentations and Tours! These two-hour programs are open to all who are interested in a veterinary medicine career. They include an admissions presentation by the Director of Admissions and a student-guided tour of the College. Guests of pre-vet students are also welcome to attend the Presentations and participate on the Tours.
  • Presentation: includes information about the DVM curriculum, how to prepare to (one day) apply, the application process, ways to strengthen an application, careers in veterinary medicine, and financial aid.
  • Tour: A guided walk-through of the educational and clinical facilities (companion animal hospital).  Note, these are the only tours offered of the College; individual tours are not available.
Date: Friday, October 21st and Friday, November 11th
Time: 3-5pm

Click here to register now!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Hampton Roads Area Bridge Year Clinical Opportunities

Medical Assistant - Gastroenterology Associates of Tidewater (GATGI)
This position can either be full or part time (preferably full) with a 1 year commitment. Applicants should love to talk with people and be able to micromanage a busy shift. Experience in the medical field helps, but is not required. Perfect for pre-PA and pre-medical students taking a bridge year. Employees need transportation as they are assigned to three different offices in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk.
Contact: Michele Duncan, mduncan@gatgi.com

Website: http://www.gatgi.com 

Physician Documentation Assistant (Scribe) - Emergency Physicians of Tidewater
This job is part time ONLY with a 1 year commitment. Scribes rotate throughout Sentara facilities in the Hampton Roads area and aid Emergency Room Physicians with patient histories. Experience in the medical field helps, but is not required. Perfect for pre-PA and pre-medical students taking a bridge year. Applicants should demonstrate excellent listening skills and type efficiently. Workers need their own transportation. 
Contact: Steven Wood, swood065@odu.edu 
Website: http://eptscribes.com


These organizations are currently hiring for these roles on a rolling basis.

LUCOM Open House

Liberty University College Of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) is hosting an Open House! Students will have the opportunity to speak with Deans', interact with current students, tour the facilities, observe OMM demonstrations and more.

Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Time: 9:30am - 1pm

Interested students and faculty can RSVP to LUCOMADMISSIONS@libery.edu

Friday, September 9, 2016

2017 MCAT Dates Announced

The AAMC 2017 MCAT testing calendar is now available. Registration for the first half of the 2017 testing year (January - June) will open in the fall - dates will be announced in the coming weeks. Please follow @AAMC_MCAT on Twitter for regular updates and announcements.