Week of November 18th, 2019

 "Be someone you look up to."
- Emily N. Kansas


Save the Date and Updates

There will be no newsletter the week of Fall Break (November 25th). Enjoy your time off, and we'll return on Monday December 2nd!

MCAT IN PERSON: Thursdays 5-8pm Jan23-April 16 (excluding Spring Break)

Health Professions Advising is partnering with Kaplan to offer discounted prep courses for CSU students. Follow the links above to learn more about the courses, but note that the prices will be discounted for CSU student. Registration will go live December 3rd through the Health Professions Advising website. We will also offer a limited number of scholarships for MCAT In Person. If you register by Wednesday December 18th, you'll have access to all of your materials online over Winter Break.Then you'll receive your paper materials (books, etc.) the first week of spring semester. Stay tuned for the registration link, prices and scholarship application info. 


Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities 


Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Club Meetings are listed on our website on the calendar

Premedica: For students interested in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Physican Assistant (PA), or Nursing (RN)
Wednesday November 20th | 6-7:30pm | Stadium 1205

Rehabilitation Therapy: For students interested in Physical Therapy (DPT) or Occupational Therapy (OTD or MSOT/MOT)
Tuesday December 3rd | Stadium 1204 and 1205 | 6-7pm

Pre-Optometry: For students interested in Optometry (OD)
Tuesday December 3rd | 7pm | BSB 143

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
Wednesday November 20th | 6-7pm | Stadium 1208

CHAMP Colorado Homeless Assistance with Medicine ProgramFor students interested in helping assist people applying for Medicaid/medicare, then find primary care providers that accept their insurance and schedule appointments. 
Thursday November 21st | 6-7pm | Clark A204

*If there is a health area that you are interested in that does not have a club, please reach out to a Health Professions Advisor so we can suggest what club might be most applicable, another club on campus, or give you information on how to start a club if you are interested. 


Relevant On-Campus Events and Opportunities:

PeopleCare Health Services Lunch & Learn
Recruiting students for jobs as Caregivers! PeopleCare HealthServices provides home care services to clients with a wide variety of disabilities. A few skilled tasks you will be able to perform after being trained and signed off include wound care, intravenous (IV) therapy, injections, catheter care, physical therapy, and monitoring of vital signs and medical equipment. Lunch will be provided!
Thursday November 21st | noon | Canvas Stadium Big South Conference Room 202


Other Pre-Human Health Opportunities:

St. George's University School of Medicine Webinar
This web-based information session includes a brief 30-minute presentation by an administrator and live chat Q&A with current students and graduates. Learn more and register here.
Thursday November 21st | 8pm EST

Clinical Gap Year Opportunity for Pre-PA/Pre-Med Student with United Allergy Services
Get one-on-one experience with patients and support physicians with testing and treating patients for allergies. Bachelor's degree preferred with a minimum of 1 year of equivalent work experience in a healthcare, customer service, retail or similar industry. OR Medical Assistant (CMA)/Nurse Assistant (CNA) Certification or similar (PCT, SRT, Pharm Tech etc.) with a minimum of 2 years of equivalent work experience in a healthcare, customer service, retail or similar industry. Learn more here

University of Michigan Molecular & Integrative Physiology PhD Graduate Program
The University of Michigan Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) invites you to explore your passion for science through their interdisciplinary gateway program, which coordinates admissions and first-year graduate studies for 14 doctoral programs with 500+ faculty laboratories. PIBS offers you the flexibility and convenience of applying to any program through one application. Learn more and apply here.

Atlantis is now accepting applications for summer 2020 programs
Atlantis is a global health eduation program that gives pre-med students the opportunity to shadow physicians in over 50 of the best European hospitals. Learn more here.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy program for students interested in research and pharmacy. Includes a $3,500 stipend for full-time program (10-weeks minimum) and housing is available for students with demonstrated financial need. Learn more here. Application is now open with a deadline of January 17, 2020.


Other Pre-Veterinary Opportunities:

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are relevant for pre-vet students too (see above)!



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