Week of July 26th, 2021 

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it's the courage to continue that counts."
-Winston Churchill



The UCHealth Volunteer Program will start accepting pre-applications for students interested in volunteering at Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR) in Loveland ONLY. Please contact us with any questions.


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings will resume 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 In-Person Events

The Regis Pharmacy Experience - Regis University
You are invited to explore the life of a Pharmacy student at Regis. In addition to learning best practices for setting yourself apart as a competitive applicant and interview candidate, you will hear from our faculty and current students about our unique curriculum and the Regis student experience and receive a tour of our pharmacy lab facilities. Participants who attend this campus visit, apply, and are accepted for Fall 2022 will be given consideration for a $1500 scholarship. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday August 5th | 9:15am - 12:30pm MT


Relevant Virtual Events 

Pre-Med Activities: Setting Yourself up for Admissions Success Webinar (InGenius Prep)
This presentation will cover: how applications are processed and evaluated, how to develop a passion project, and experiences during a gap year: pros and cons. This free webinar will be hosted by Dr. Jonathan Preminger, a Former Admissions Committee Member at Hofstra School of Medicine. Learn more, and register here.
Tuesday July 27th | 5:00pm PDT

Doctors on Call: St. George's University (SGU) International Students Webinar
This web-based session will showcase recent SGU graduates who were successful in obtaining a residency. These international graduates will be discussing their specialties and how their medical studies at SGU got them to where they are today. In addition to the live Q&A, attendees will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one 30-minute virtual meeting with the graduate of their choice. Learn more, and register here.
Thursday July 29th | 7:00pm ET

Pharmacy: Prescription for a Rewarding Career Webinar (hosted by SHPEP - Summer Health Professions Education Program)
During this session, attendees will learn about the various career pathway, personal benefits, and endless opportunities within the pharmacy profession. This session will also assist students in successfully navigating the PharmCAS application process to apply to pharmacy schools as well as highlight data reflective of the PharmCAS applicant pool. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday August 4th | 5:00pm ET 

Doctor of Pharmacy Virtual Information Session - Regis University
Considering earning a Doctor of Pharmacy degree? Get to know the friendly Regis University team (virtually) and learn about careers in pharmacy, the Team Based Learning (TBL) and integrated curriculum, Jesuit values, and graduate outcomes, such as our 89% three-year NAPLEX average pass rate and 65% residency rate. Learn more, and register here.
Wednesday August 25th | 3:00 - 4:00pm MT


Test Prep Resources

Khan Academy MCAT Prep Resources (free!)


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

3 Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement for Graduate & Professional Schools - SHPEP

Preparing for Medical School Interviews - AAMC

She's Your Dog, Charlie Brown: Cleft Palace Puppy Gets a Second Change - SOURCE