Week of October 25th, 2021 

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."
–Eden Phillpots

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
This is a FREE six-week summer experience for students interested in the health professions. SHPEP scholars have a legacy of success: over 65% of scholars who apply to medical or dental school are accepted. Lean more here.
Application opens: November 1st 

Interview Workshop 
Health Professions Advising and the Career Center are once again teaming up to provide health professions students (human and veterinary) with a second fall Interview Workshop. We will share a short presentation about best practices for interviewing, how to prepare for interviews, and special considerations regarding virtual interviews. The second workshop will take place virtually on Zoom (see invitation below).

Thursday November 9th | 5:00 - 7:00pm

Meeting ID: 996 6665 3450
Passcode: 963852


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 November 3rd | 5:30-6:30 pm | Clark A103

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 October 27th | 6:00 - 7:00pm | Stadium 1205

Rehab Therapy Club - For students pursuing physical therapy or occupational therapy
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Tuesday November 2nd | 6:00-7:00pm | Stadium 1204 or 1207

Pre-Dental Club - For students pursuing dentistry
Click here to email the club
Next meeting: Monday November 29th | 5:00-6:00pm | Stadium 1203

Pre-Optometry Club - For students pursuing optometry
Click here to email the club president
ext meeting: Tuesday November 2nd | 6:00pm | Edge Optics - 706 S College Ave Unit 101


Relevant Virtual Events 

Health Professions Week
Explore health professions careers with ExploreHealthCareers.org in the annual virtual Health Professions Week! This is a great chance for students interested in healthcare to learn about the diversity of professions in the field. Checkout the schedule, learn more, and register here.
Thursday November 4th - Thursday November 11th 

Addressing Implicit Bias as Standard of Care: A Legal & Ethical Imperative 
The panel will discuss the need to acknowledge and ameliorate implicit bias in healthcare as a legal and moral obligation, as part of the standard of care, because not doing so constitutes malpractice. Register here
Thursday November 4th | 4:00 pm MDT 

One Health Symposium: Innovations in One Health
This is a great event that brings together veterinarians, physicians, public health officials, scientists, students, and staff for discussions on current research projects and issues facing the health of animals, people, plants, and the environment. The symposium is virtual and FREE. Register here
aturday November 6th | 10:00am MT


Relevant CSU Events & Opportunities

Campus Connections - Spring 2022 
Consider participating as a mentor in Campus Connections Youth Mentoring service-learning course (HDFS470A) Student participation in Campus Connections is associated with higher persistence rates, higher graduation rates, higher GPA, and faster degree completion.  Undergraduate Certificate in Youth Mentoring now available. Learn more here

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers
The ISPE is a networking opportunity for those interested in the biotech industry. Despite the name, they do not need to be engineers to join. The organization offers a wide range of networking opportunities with professionals involved in the industry. The next meeting will be on November 9th at 6 PM. If you're interested, contact the club president.  


Relevant Research Experiences

A Mentoring Opportunity in Science and Research
Selected Young Scholars will have the opportunity (safety permitting) to attend ACC’s Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC in April 2022 and local ACC State Chapter meetings, and will meet regularly with their mentors for a year-long research project. Learn more here.
Applications due: Wednesday December1st


Relevant Job Opportunities

Colorado Center for Dermatology & Skin Surgery
Pre-Health Professions & Healthcare Administration Training Programs
This leading-edge practice strives to serve patients and the community through personalized and exceptional care. The team is committed to continual improvement, and fostering a dynamic and upbeat culture. They recently launched professional training programs for college graduates interested in careers in healthcare. These are full-time, paid employment opportunities. They are actively recruiting 1-2 team members in the next couple of months, and anticipate more openings in the Spring/Summer 2022. Please contact with questions.
Aspiring clinicians: Pre-Health Professional Training Program
Aspiring administrators/managers: Healthcare Administration Training Program


Test Prep Resources

Khan Academy MCAT Prep will continue to be available for free for the next five years (thanks to the AAMC). Check it out here!

2-for-1 MCAT Prep
Last Chance in 2021 to Get 2 Semesters of 1-on-1 MCAT Prep for the Price of 1, Available until October 31st. Learn more