Week of June 1st, 2021 

"It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside."
-Maud Hart Lovelace



The Health Professions Advisors continue supporting students over the summer. Feel free to schedule a virtual appointment or email one of us if you need anything! 


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will start again in the fall semester


Relevant CSU Classes

HES420 EKG Interpretation
This class takes students through a logical step-by-step process to interpret EKGs that are common practice in clinical and research settings.  The class includes cardiovascular anatomy, the electrical conduction system, the various views of the heart shown on a 12-lead EKG, how to identify ischemia, myocardial infarction, and arrhythmias. The class also covers diagnostic tests that are done for those with heart disease and concludes with how to develop a safe and effective exercise prescription for those in or recently graduated from cardiac rehabilitation. Contact Dr. Wendy DeYoung with questions
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00am-9:50am with labs Thursday or Friday 1:00pm-2:40pm


Relevant Virtual Events 

Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo
Meet with representatives from up to 37 medical schools from the comfort of your home. Watch live presentations and meet with medical school admissions representatives, faculty, and current students via online chat rooms. Learn more about applying to medical school, the interview process, and life as a medical student. Meet with AACOM representatives, med school admissions teams, current residents, and more. Explore which medical school is right for you – zero travel required. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday June 8th | 12:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med Certificate Program at Mills College Virtual Info Session
This program is specifically designed for “career-changer” students who have completed less than half of the prerequisites for medical school. No MCAT or science courses are required for admission consideration. Mills prides itself on helping underrepresented groups advance in STEM fields. Students of all genders are welcome in Mills graduate programs. Our diverse student body and supportive learning environment are ideal for non-traditional career-changing students. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday June 17th | 5:00pm PST

The University of Texas at El Paso Doctor of Physical Therapy Summer Enrichment Program
This 2-day experience is designed to expose students from self-identified underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds to the profession of physical therapy. This program was created to address the lack of diversity in the field of physical therapy by producing actionable changes to decrease the barriers that contribute to the underrepresentation of certain groups in the profession. The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to producing culturally competent clinicians who will bring forth change in their communities. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum, gain mentorship from current students and faculty, and acquire application and admissions insights to increase their competitiveness as future applicants.
Apply here! Due: Tuesday June 15th 
Monday July 12th | 5:00 - 8:00pm MT & Saturday July 17th | 9:00am - 12:00pm MT


Article(s) & Video(s) of the Week

A Step-by-Step Guide to the AMCAS Application System - InGenius Prep