Week of October 29th, 2018

"The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease." - William Osler


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities

Reminder: The CSU Graduate School Fair is TOMORROW 10/30
LSC Grand Ballroom | 3-6pm 
15+ health profession programs will be in attendance, a panel of healthcare professionals will take place from 3:30-4:15pm, a panel of graduate students (including a CSU vet student) will take place from 4:30-5:15pm and a panel attendance enters you into a raffle for an MCAT prep class scholarship!

MMI (Multiple Mini Interview) Workshop | November 6th | 5-6:30pm | Stadium Classroom 1204

Attention pre-med students: if you're considering taking an MCAT prep course, please complete this survey.

DREAMers For STEM and Health Summit: Preparing for Graduate and Professional Schools
CU Anschutz Medical Campus | April 5th and 6th, 2019 | Learn more here!

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-Dental Club
Next meeting is November 5th | Stadium 1213 | 5-6pm

Pre-Vet Club
Next meeting is October 31st | Stadium 1205 | 5:30-6:30pm


Relevant CSU Events:

Native American Heritage Awareness Month
Check Facebook and the NACC Website for information on events!

TILT Academic Success Workshops and Well-Being Wednesdays
Get the full schedule here!


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

Alternative Spring Break 2019
The deadline to apply is tomorrow 10/30 at midnight. Apply here! Grants are also available here!

Transfer Transition Leader (TTLs) Position for 2019
Applications are due November 15th at 11:59pm | Learn more here and apply here!


Research Opportunities

Summer Program in Biomedical Research for Underrepresented Students
Application opens November 15th | Learn more here!

RADM Helena O. Mishoe Postbacc Fellowships for Underrepresented Students
Learn more, see eligibility, and apply here!


Opportunities for Pre-Human Heath Students:

Doctor of Pharmacy Open House
November 3rd | 9:30am - 12:30pm | University of Maryland | Learn more here!

Pharmacists for Healthier Lives (PfHL) Launch
Check out the resources and information here!

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!


Opportunities for Pre-Veterinarian Students:

Behavioral Seminars by Dr. Cheryl Kolus
November 28th | Why Can't We All Get Along? Tips for a Happy Multi-cat Household
December 19th | No It's Not Normal for Cats to Hide All the Time: Help for Fearful Cats
All seminars are from 6-7:30pm and registration is $15 in advance | Learn more here!

Pets Forever Course
The course number is VS495 (Independent Study) and is 3 credits for Spring 2019. Two options are available - online or Tuesdays from 9-9:50am. If you have questions please contact Dr. Kogan at Lori.Kogan@colostate.edu. 


Articles of the Week

- Do Not Double Major (Opinion Article) from the New York Times
- When the perpetrators are patients from the AAMC