Week of January 21st 2019

Welcome back, students and happy first day of the spring semester!


 Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities

Health Professions Advising is offering In Person and Live Online
Kaplan MCAT Prep Spring 2019!

The In Person option will meet for 12 sessions January 29th through April 9th in Canvas Stadium 1207. The class will meet Tuesdays 5-8pm and two Thursdays (also 5-8pm): March 28th and April 4th. The Live Online option gives students the ability to choose a virtual class that fits their schedule.
To learn more and to register click here!
You may also apply for a scholarship to pay for part of the cost due to documented financial hardship. Apply here!

Save the Date:
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Fair at CSU on 2/20/19
CU School of Pharmacy Brown Bag Lunch and Learn at CSU on 2/7/19


Entrance Exam Preparation

Free Kaplan MCAT Class: First Section
Wednesday January 30th | 4-6pm MST | Register here!


Volunteer Opportunities

LSC Winter Welcome 2019
The Winter Welcome is a welcome back program put on in the Lory Student Center on Friday, January 25, 2019 for all CSU students with an emphasis on inviting new students who start at CSU this semester at the end of the first week of classes.  It will include laser tag, a photo booth, caricature artists, build a ram, music, crafts, and more to welcome all students back to campus for the spring semester.
Orientation and Transition Programs are currently looking for approximately 16 volunteers to work this event from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.  Volunteers will work the events as part of the Winter Welcome. All volunteers will receive a free CSU t-shirt and a free dinner that evening. 
If you are interested in volunteering, please send an e-mail directly to Brett Caskey @ brett.caskey@colostate.edu NO LATER THAN Wednesday, January 23, 2019 indicating your interest, your preferred t-shirt size and if you have any dietary needs.


Opportunities for Pre-Human Heath Students:

Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Fair at Rocky Vista University
February 22nd | RVU Campus in Parker, CO
RVUCOM will be joined by 10 other Osteopathic Schools from across the U.S. as well as the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) for an osteopathic fair, workshops, demonstrations, and a panel discussion about their schools. With questions and to RSVP please contact Admissions@rvu.edu

Columbia University Postbac Premed Program
Fall and Summer Early Action Deadline: February 1st | Learn more here!

John Hopkins 19th Annual Summer Course in Human Anatomy June 2019
Applications are due by April 15, 2019 | Learn more and apply here
For further information, please contact Ms. Arlene Daniel at adaniel@jhmi.edu.

Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program
Applications are due February 15th | To learn more and apply click here!

Summer Program In Neuroscience at Boston University
SPIN '19 is an on-site, 8-week intensive program in neuroscience offered by the Departments of Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine. SPIN offers classroom instruction in neuroanatomy, hands-on research experience in a neuroscience lab, and clinical exposure in both the neurosurgery clinic and operating room.
Application deadline is February 28th, 2019 | Dates of program: June 3 - July 26, 2019
Tutition is $4,000 (not including room and board) | Learn more and apply here!

2019 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event
March 16th | Chicago, IL | Register today for free!

Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program of Tel Aviv University is still accepting applications for admission for the MD class entering in August 2019!
Applications are due by May 30th, 2019 | Learn more and apply here!

Paid Summer Research at Emory University for Diverse Scholars
Application deadline is January 28th | Learn more and apply here!


Articles of the Week

- Let's Talk About Death from AAMC News
- Helping Paralyzed Patients Walk Again from AAMC News