Week of October 15th, 2018

"A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall." ― Serena Williams


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities


Club Opportunities:

Rehabilitation Therapy Club (PT and OT) meeting with staff from Pacific University and speakers from Special Olympics to talk about opportunities
October 30th | Stadium 1204 | 6-7pm

Premedica Club
Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 6pm in Clark A202 

Pre-Vet Club
Next meeting is October 17th | Yates 104 | 5:30-6:30pm


Relevant CSU Events:

CSU Graduate School Fair
There will be a number of health professions programs represented, and we will have two panels – one of health professionals and one of students who are currently in graduate or professional programs. We will be giving away an MCAT prep course scholarship at one of the panels!
October 30th | 3-6pm | LSC Grand Ballroom | Learn more here!

Free Speech 101 for Students
October 24th | 5:30pm | LSC 312 and November 8th | 6pm | LSC 308


Entrance Exam and Interview Preparation:

Registration for the January-June MCAT exam dates will open on October 25, 2018.  Registration to select test dates for July-September will open in February 2019. Click here to learn more!

Are you preparing for the MCAT? Here are some resources to look into:
15-Buck-MCAT Offer
Premier Self-Paced MCAT Course
Free online Tutoring 
Free 90 Day MCAT Course


Work and Volunteer Opportunities:

CSU Alternative Spring Break Trips 2019
This program is run through the SLiCE office here at CSU and encompasses service-learning trips occurring over the course of spring break.This year there are 15 unique trips travelling all over domestically as well as internationally, covering a wide range of social and environmental issues. There is also a medically focused trip! Grants are available! 
Information Sessions: October 16th and 17th | 6-7pm | LSC 304-306
Application Deadline: October 30th | 11:59pm | Apply here
If you have questions please email: nhpeer@rams.colostate.edu or slice_altbrk@mail.colostate.edu

Casa de Esperanza Internship
Learn more about this 1 year internship and how to apply here!

Halloween Eye Ball Event benefiting Ensight Skills Center
October 27th | 6:30pm | 149 West Mountain Ave., Fort Collins
Want to volunteer? Please email Jonathan at jdominguez.hern@gmail.com

The U.S. Navy will be conducting interviews for employment opportunities with Navy Medicine
October 17th | CSU Career Center | 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
These interviews will be for a variety of Navy Medicine programs such as medical school full scholarships, dental school full scholarships, PA scholarships, Psych scholarships, and Optometry scholarships as well as many more opportunities! If you have more questions please email Vince Grimm at vincent.grimm@navy.mil.

CSU Orientation Leader Applications For 2019 Are Now Open
Apply and learn more here!


Opportunities for Pre-Human Heath Students:

University of Colorado School of Medicine's January 2019 Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Pre-Med class
October 31st is the deadline to apply! Apply and learn more here!

Columbia University 18 month Postbac Premed Program
Spring Application Dealine: November 1st | Learn more here!

Penn Pre-Health Specialized Studies Program
Learn more and apply here! Deadline for Spring 2019 is November 1st.

Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University
Applications are being accepted for the spring 2019 semester. Learn more here!

Summer in Biomedical Sciences (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program 2019
Learn more about this 8-week paid program and how to apply here!

FlexMed Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mouth Sinai
Learn more about the program and how to apply here | Application is due Jan 15th

Health Professions Week
This exciting and free week-long event offers a series of interactive events for high school and college students to learn more about career opportunities in the health professions. Learn more here!

Spanish and Medicine Abroad Program
This 4 week program prepares premed/prehealth students for America's demographic realities and modern healthcare's language gap crisis. Learn more here!

AACP Pharmacy Grad School Virtual Fair for Master's and PhD Programs
October 23 | Click here  for more information and to register


Opportunities for Pre-Veterinary Students

CSU Walk with a Doc and a Dog 
"The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System: Evolution's Best Intentions"

October 20th | 9am | For location and more information click here

Left Hand Animal Hospital Part Time Intern Position
Learn more about the hospital here. If you have questions or are interested in this part time intern position please email Nancy Bureau at 303-652-8387.

Articles of the Week

- How to Learn New Things as an Adult from The Atlantic
- Students learn to treat pain, with and without opioids from the AAMC