Week of January 6th, 2019

"Work hard, stay humble, and always be kind." - Unknown


Save the Date and Updates

Registration for Kaplan Prep classes are live! Checkout this website for more information (including scholarship applications for MCAT In Person).


Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities 


Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Club Meetings are listed on our website on the calendar

Club Meetings are mostly over for the semester. Check back in January for next semester's meeting dates/times.


Relevant Off-Campus Opportunities:

Summer Health Professions Education Program
The recording from the Steps to Success with the SHPEP Application webinar is now available on the SHPEP YouTube Channel. This webinar reviews the free, educational opportunities and resources the program has to offer. The webinar also focuses on the best tips and tools for a successful 2020 SHPEP application. To access the recording click here! The SHPEP application deadline is 11:59 PM ET February 5th, 2020.

The RADM Helena O. Mishoe Fellowship for Underrepresented Scientists
For postbac fellows of underrepresented groups in biomedical science to receive training in basic, translational, and clinical research. This fellowship aims to enhance career development for postbacs planning to apply to graduate and/or medical school with the long-term career goal of becoming a trained scientist or physician/scientist. Learn more and apply here!

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP)
The SIP provides interns with a summer of intensive research in an NHLBI laboratory on NIH’s main campus in Bethesda, MD. Interns receive a competitive stipend based on their education level. Students will attend monthly summer lectures and career development events including Summer Poster Day and the Graduate School Fair. The SIP is open to current college, graduate, or medical school students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selections are made on a rolling basis therefore early submission is highly recommended. Learn more and apply here!

Columbia University master's program in Bioethics
Advances in biotechnology raise urgent new questions every day. Is it ethical to edit genes for depression and schizophrenia? What about intelligence or attractiveness? Should mothers have access to artificial wombs? Click here to learn more about this master's program and contact an admissions counselor!

University of Michigan Samuel & Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Is now accepting applications! The fellowship starts Tuesday Mary 26th, 2020 and ends the first week of August. Learn more, and access the application here. The application is due Friday January 31, 2020.  


Article(s) of the Week 

- Race-Based Medicine Can Blind Doctors from Social Justice from the Health Care Blog