Week of January 20th, 2019

"It doesn’t take an instant more, or cost a penny more,
to be empathetic than it does to be indifferent.
- Brian Lee



Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities  

Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Club Meetings are listed on our website on the calendar

Pre-Vet Club
January 29th | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | Yates 104 | Guest Speaker


Relevant CSU Opportunities:

McKee Wellness Foundation Scholarship Program
McKee Wellness Foundation continuously strives to maintain an ongoing commitment to our community through education, patient care, community programs, and clinical support. The McKee Wellness Foundation Scholarships will be awarded to those that are diligent in their work efforts, philanthropic at heart, and those that show an unwavering devotion to promoting the best qualities in life. Each scholarship they offer evaluates an applicant’s involvement within their school, workplace, volunteering background, as well as extra-curricular activities.
High school seniors, current college students, adult learners, veterans, and McKee Medical Center/Banner NOCO Employees are encouraged to apply. The scholarship application process will close March 1, 2020. The recipients will be announced in May of 2020. To learn more and apply for scholarships apply here!


Exam test and Preparation:

Kaplan GRE All Access 2020
Ideal for students who want the confidence and certainty that comes with an unlimited prep plan. GRE All Access means unlimited classes and course assets all year—so they can learn all year.
Learn more here!

Full Ride and Half Tuition MCAT Scholarships through Altius
Learn more about the scholarships and apply here!


Relevant Off-Campus Opportunities:

CU graduate programs in Health Systems, Management and Policy (HSMP)
Students in the HSMP program learn to apply tools from economics, data science, epidemiology, law, public policy, and management science to solve complex health system problems. Students work closely with CU’s internationally-renowned faculty and their collaborators in government and the private sector, providing unparalleled access to leading experts in Colorado, across the U.S. and around the globe.
Applications are being accepted now for the Fall 2020 cohort. Learn more and apply here!

Atlantis Free Webinar with Advice and Tips for Students Interested in Medicine
1-hour webinar where a current med student will share his advice & tips for students interested in medicine. Oliver Ha is a second year student at UT Austin’s Dell Medical School. After vigorous MCAT prep, he received a score of 526 out of 528, and got interviews at 9 of the 30 medical schools he applied to. After finishing his undergrad at Baylor in 2016, he took 2 gap years to teach middle school science in Dallas and was briefly on the Atlantis team in DC. Having benefited from the mentorship of other professionals, including his brother, a D.O. at the Mayo Clinic, Oliver is passionate about mentoring pre-med students.
January 21st | 6pm MST | To register click here!

March 21-28 Wilderness & Emergency Medicine Pre-Health Channel Islands Class
January 31 is the deadline to apply for need-based scholarships, covering 100% of fees for the March 21-28 Wilderness & Emergency Medicine Pre-Health Channel Islands class.The class is taught by University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty and provides both Wilderness First Responder and CPR certification.  It also provides a "back door pass" to the world of medicine from those in the field.
Learn more and apply here!

M.S. in Bioethics program at Columbia University School of Professional Studies Information Session
January 22nd | 4:30pm MST | Register and learn more here!

University of Michigan Samuel & Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
The SURF program provides full-time research opportunities at the University of Michigan for 30 talented undergraduate students interested in cardiovascular research and medicine. The program starts Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and ends the first week of August. 
The application deadline is January 31st. Learn more and apply here!


Article(s) of the Week 

- What we learned in 2019: Health and Medicine from the NY Times
- Dealing with Application Anxiety from the AAMC
- Top 10 Questions Pre-Meds Should Ask Medical School Financial Aid Officers from the AAMC
- A Doctor's Diary: The Overnight Shift in the E.R. from the NY Times