Week of December 2nd, 2019

 "The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition."
- Thomas Edison


Save the Date and Updates

Registration for Kaplan Prep will go live Tuesday December 3rd! Access scholarship application for MCAT In Person and registration for MCAT In Person, MCAT Live Online, DAT Live Online, OAT Live Online, and PCAT Live Online through our homepage


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 December 4th | 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 | 7-8pm | BSB 143

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
Tuesday December 3rd | 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 December 5th | 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:

Community Education & Health Education Abroad in Zambia, Summer 2020
This faculty-led service-learning study abroad program allows students to engage with community members in Livingstone, Zambia, by providing support to understaffed clinics and offering home-based care to those who can't make it to the clinics. We also volunteer in classrooms to educate local students about health, including HIV education. Learn more here. Contact Ashley Davies and/or attend the info session if you're interested!
Monday January 27th | 3:30pm | LSC 306


Other Pre-Human Health Opportunities:

University of Vermont Master of Public Health
This fully online degree provides you with a wide variety of options for career paths in a rapidly growing field, along with individualized support and guidance from the career development coaches. Checkout this free webinar (RSVP here) to learn more.
Tuesday December 3rd | 12pm EST

Northern Arizona University Master of Science in Training
This is the only professional athletic training program at a state institution in Arizona. It emphasizes professional clinical preparation, requires two years to complete, and is offered at both the Flagstaff and Phoenix campuses. Applicants from Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming are eligible for Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) tuition reduction funding. The application deadline is January 5th, and the program begins the first week of August. Learn more here.

Altius Black Friday MCAT Sale
Monday November 25th - Sunday December 1st Altius is offering discounts on various MCAT prep courses/resources. Learn more here.

Guide to Choosing a Caribbean Medical School
If you're considering applying to Caribbean medical schools, check out St. George's guide to help you compare different schools.


Other Pre-Veterinary Opportunities:

VS410 Pets Forever
This service learning course still has space for Spring 2020. Learn more here, and register through RamWeb. Contact Lori Kogan if you have questions. 



Article(s) of the Week 

Good Leaders Make Good Doctors - The New York Times

From Rural Roots to Modern Medicine: College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences - SOURCE