Week of May 26th, 2020

"Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised" - J.R.R. Tolkien



Health Professions Advising will continue conducting remote appointments over the summer. If you weren’t able to meet with one of us this spring, please try to connect with us this summer. As always, you can schedule an appointment through our website. We will only send out the newsletter every other week over the summer.


Helpful Resources:

 AMCAS Choose your Medical School Tool Guide for Applicants


Relevant Virtual Opportunities:

Columbia University M.S. in Bioethics Online Information Session
Learn more about this graduate program for pre-health professionals, and register here.
Wednesday May 27th | 6:00pm ET

St. George's University Webinar - Doctors on Call: SGU International Students
Attend this webinar to from two SGU international graduates who were successful in obtaining residency. They will discuss their specialties, and how their medical studies at SGU got them to where they are today. Register here.
Thursday May 28th | 11:00am ET

St. George's, University of London's medical program in Cyprus
This international medical school (not affiliated with the St. George's above) will be holding a webinar featuring their med students describing the program's Problem-based Learning structure, and matriculating as international medical students, including applying and interviewing at residency programs as an international medical graduate with a British MBBS degree. This webinar offers a direct and efficient medium for attendees to consider the rewards and challenges of earning a British medical degree with the eventual goal of joining the US medical profession. Please email Mr. Loong Soo for a link to access the webinar.
Friday May 29th | 4:00pm MT

AACOM (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine) Choose DO School Virtual Expo
Meet with representatives from 36 colleges of osteopathic medicine, watch live presentations, learn more about applying to medical school and explore what school might be right for you. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday June 10th | 12:00pm - 6:00pm ET

8th Annual Genetic Counseling Career Camp - Virtual
Join the Association for Utah Genetic Counselors to learn more about this rapidly growing profession. Register here.
Saturday June 20th | 10:30am-4:00pm

USC Keck Graduate Institute Online Summer Programs
Checkout these online summer programs for pre-health students here.

Allen College Hybrid DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) Program
With this hybrid/blended model of education, students can truly live and learn anywhere in the country. This is a nine semester, three-year “distance blended DPT program” with an anticipated start date of January 11, 2021 (if granted candidacy status by CAPTE). Register for one of these webinars to learn more.


Relevant Off-Campus Opportunities:

The University of Utah Master of Athletic Training program was recently approved this year for the Western Regional Graduate Program which should be a great tuition help for students from the western region interested in athletic training at the University of Utah. Learn about changes to this year's application cycle related to COVID-19 here. Contact Justin Rigby if you're interested in the program and have questions.


Test Prep Resources:

Altius has created a guide to changes in the MCAT related to COVID-19. Check it out here.


Article(s) of the Week:


This Veterinary Lab is the Linchpin in one State's Coronavirus testing Approach - The Washington Post