Week of September 8th, 2020

 “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt



We are all spending a lot of time on video calls during this time. As you do so, please be mindful of what's happening in the background of your screen that the people you are video conferencing with can see. You always have the option of using a virtual Teams or Zoom background. 


Health Professions Student Clubs
All club meetings will happen virtually this fall semester

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician's assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
First meeting: Wednesday September 9th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
First meeting: Wednesday September 9th: 5:30-6:30pm

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday September 8th: 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
First meeting: Monday September 14th: 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Tuesday October 6th: 6:00-7:00pm


Relevant CSU Opportunities

Denver Startup Week (September 14-18)
Denver Startup Week is a virtual, week-long event. The Career Center has planned two informational sessions to help students navigate the event. The first session will review how to register for Denver Startup Week, best practices for navigating the different tracks, and tips for engaging and networking in a virtual space. The second session will review best practices for following up with employers that students made connections with during Denver Startup Week. 
September 11th | 10:00am-11:00am (full, but you can sign-up to be on the waitlist)
September 18th | 10:00am-11:00am (many spots left)


Relevant Virtual Opportunities

Diversity in Medicine: Virtual Event
Tour for Diversity in Medicine (T4D) seeks to increase the number of minority healthcare providers by using the experiences and advising of current minority physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and medical students to help high school and undergraduate students along the educational pipeline to health professions school. Founded by former medical student leaders, T4D is a grassroots effort to educate, inspire, and cultivate future minority physicians and dentists.The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine are teaming up with T4D to offer this virtual event. Learn more, and register here.
Saturday September 12th | 12:00pm-6:00pm ET

CU Anschutz Virtual Pre-Health Day
Interested in a career in the health professions? A virtual visit to CU Anschutz with live interactive sessions with program representatives will teach you about all the fields in which you are interested. This include dental medicine, public health, graduate programs, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, anesthesiologist assistant, physical therapy and medicine. Learn more, and register here.
Saturday October 3rd | 8:30am - 1:00pm MT


Relevant Programs

Creighton University Phoenix Campus - new OTD and PharmD Programs
These programs are now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 cohort. Creighton is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a long history of excellence in health sciences education. The opening of the programs in fall 2021 will coincide with the completion of the 183,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art campus in Park Central in midtown. The campus will accommodate nearly 900 students, including future occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, nurses and physician assistants. The OTD and PharmD programs are hybrid models, which means students can view lectures online at their preferred times, while lab components will be completed on campus. Students will also enjoy access to the affiliated health systems for hands-on learning and real-world experience. With a dedication to whole-person care, modern labs and expert faculty, Creighton graduates will be well-prepared to enter the growing market in Phoenix. Learn more here.

University of Utah - new Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion Program
Cardiovascular Perfusion is an exciting and rewarding career!  If you have any questions regarding the perfusion profession or our perfusion program, please contact them directly. This year's application cycle will open October 5th 2020, and close January 3rd 2021. Learn more about the program and admissions requirements here


Article(s) of the Week:

How to Get Clinical Experience - InGenius Prep

Dos and Don'ts of Shadowing a Doctor - InGenius Prep