Week of January 11th, 2021 

"For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice."
T.S. Eliot



Colorado School of Public Health - CSU BS/MPH Dual Degrees
In collaboration with the Colorado School of Public Health, CSU is now offering a BS/MPH dual degree program that can be completed in 5 years. Students are able to begin taking some of the MPH classes during their junior and/or senior year and then count some credits towards both degrees. Applications are currently being accepted for Fall 2021. Detailed information about the program, eligibility, the curriculum and the application requirements can be found here. Upcoming Zoom Information Sessions can be found here.
Application deadline: March 1st 2021


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will happen virtually until further notice

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday January 27th | 5:30-6:30pm

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant and nursing
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday February 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday January 26th | 6:00-7:00pm

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: TBA | Mondays 5:00-6:00pm

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to contact the club president
Next meeting: Tuesday February 2nd | 6:00-7:00pm


Helpful Resources

Tools and Resources for First-Generation Medical Students - AAMC


Relevant Virtual Opportunities

Western Virtual Healthcare Symposium - US Army
This symposium will feature a tremendous speaker who will be able to offer career advice and great perspective to anyone interested in the joining the Army Healthcare team. Major General Crosland is the Deputy Surgeon General and Physician who loves to connect with students. This event will be beneficial to the students interested in opportunities in Army medicine. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday January 14th | 1:00 - 2:00pm PST

Regis University PharmD Interview Day Tips
Explore tips and best practices for the application and PharmD Interview Day process. Discover how you can make your best first impression on your way to becoming a Regis PharmD student. This session is for students considering applying to pharmacy school for Fall 2021, Fall 2022, or Fall 2023 start dates. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday January 14th | 3:00pm MST

Columbia University One-Year M.S. in Human Nutrition
This program involves an intense year of study; thesis research with options in basic nutrition science, clinical nutrition, and public health nutrition; and preparation for medical school, as well as a broad range of new and important healthcare careers. Learn more and register for the upcoming webinar here.
Thursday January 14th | 5:00-6:00pm ET

Regis University How to Afford your PharmD Education
In addition to the $500,000 in scholarships PharmD candidates are awarded each year, learn more about grants, loans and other ways to finance your education at this virtual session. NOTE: Candidates who apply for the January 22nd Interview Day will be considered for our highest scholarship - the Provost Scholarship in the amount of $40,000! Preference will be given to high academic merit and strong interview performance. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday January 19th | 9:00am MST

Regis University Doctor of Pharmacy Virtual Information Session
Considering earning a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree? Get to know the friendly Regis University team and learn about the engaging student experience, patient-focused Jesuit values, and impressive graduate outcomes: 93% first-time NAPLEX pass rate and 65% residency rate. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday January 20th | 1:00pm MST


Article(s) of the Week

2020 in Review: The Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts - AAMC

Lessons in 911 - Aspiring Doc Diaries