Week of September 13th, 2021 

“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice" 
– Brian Herbert


Health Professions Student Clubs

Club meetings are meeting in person Fall 2021

Pre-Vet Club - For students pursuing veterinary medicine
Click here for the club's website
Next meeting: Wednesday, September 22nd | 5:30-6:30 pm | Stadium 1205

Premedica Club - For students pursuing medicine, physician assistant, nursing or haven't chosen a healthcare profession yet
Click here to email the club president
Next meeting: Wednesday September 15th | 6:00 - 7:00pm | TBD

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday September 21st | 6:00-7:00pm | Stadium 1204 or 1207

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday September 27th | 5:00-6:00pm | Stadium 1203

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to email the club president
ext meeting: Tuesday October 5th | 6:00pm | BSB Study Room


Relevant Virtual Events 

Medical School Admissions Workshops
A virtual webinar series designed specifically for prospective medical school students. The first will be an inside look at the medical school admissions process. Register here.
September 13th, 5:00 pm MDT 

Case Western Reserve University’s Master of Science in Anesthesia
Applications are open for students to start Summer 2022. The entering class includes twelve seats that are dedicated to the new Austin-based curriculum. These students reside in Austin and take their classes, simulation, and clinical rotations in Austin. Register for the info session here.
September 14th, 3:00 pm MDT

Doctors on-call:  SGU International Students
This web-based session will showcase recent SGU international graduates who were successful in obtaining a residency. 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. Register here.
September 15th, 6:00 pm MDT

Columbia's Narrative Medicine Program
Applications are now open for Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine and Certification of Professional Achievement in Narrative Medicine. Learn more about their programs here.
September 16th, 3:00 pm MDT 

Find Your Charge Through a Career in Optometry! Webinar
In an effort to improve access to information and resources for students interested in the health professions, the SHPEP (Summer Health Professions Education Program) National Program Office will be hosting the webinar. Register here.
Thursday, Sept. 16, at 4:00 p.m. MDT

Anschutz School of Medicine Pre-MD Info Session
The goal of Pre-MD is to help guide undergraduates underrepresented in medicine, community college students, and other aspiring future applicants. Session topics will include application overviews, writing personal statements, financial aid, and scholarships. Join the zoom here.
Monday, Sept 20, 6-8 PM MST

M.S. in Bioethics and CPA in Bioethics Info session
Meet Distinguished Columbia Bioethics Faculty in this info session about applications for spring 2022 Columbia University's Master of Science in Bioethics and Certification of Professional Achievement in Bioethics. Register here.
Wednesday, September 22, 4:00 pm MDT

CU Anschutz Pre-Health day
If you're 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. Register here.
Saturday, October 2nd

ATSU's Occupational Therapy Program - Virtual Information Session
The session will cover the application process and the curriculum for both the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) and the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) programs.  Register here. 
Tuesday, October 12, at 12:00 pm MDT


Relevant CSU Events 

HDFS Pre-Health Event: Ageism in Health Care
Presented by the organization Changing the Narrative, a Denver-based non-profit organization devoted to ending ageism. Join us in person in LSC 312 (refreshments provided) or virtually on Zoom.
Tuesday, September 14 from 3-4:30 PM

Masters of Science in the biomedical sciences info session
There will be three info sessions about the program throughout the year. The first one will take place through Zoom on Learn more here.
September 15th at 6:00 pm MTD

Practice Career Fair
This is an opportunity for students to practice signing up for the fair and sessions, as well as talk with Career Center, COB, and COE staff. The Career Center, COB, and COE are listed as employers for the practice fair. Have your resume critiqued by a resume specialist virtually. Learn more here.
September 22 & 23, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Virtual Career Fair
The Career fair this year will be virtual and open to all majors. All video sessions take place in Handshake and Registration and sign-up in advance is required. Learn more here.
September 22 & 23, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Environmental Public Health Course in Todos Santos, Mexico
If you're interested in learning how our air, water, and waste can impact human/community health. Please reach out to program leader Dr. Judy Heiderscheidt at judy.heiderscheidt@colostate.edu 


Article(s) of the Week

8 Medical Student Wellness Questions to Ask During your Interview - AAMC

Starting your Premed College Career on the Right Foot - AAMC