Happy first day of the semester and
welcome to all first-year students!

Week of August 19th, 2019 

"Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke,
but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams."
- Brad Sugars 


Save the Date

For Incoming First-Year Students Only:
If you haven’t yet, please sign-up for a mandatory human pre-health or pre-vet info session in the first week of classes through this link: http://hp.colostate.edu/prehealthsessions.

Interview Workshop
The Health Professions Office, in conjunction with Career Services, will offer two Interview Workshops this fall. The workshops will cover preparation for the interview, types of interviews, and interview questions. They are designed to assist students in any health professions area: premed, pre-vet, pre dentistry, PT, OT, etc. You do not need to register/signup. 
Thursday, September 5th | 5-7pm | Stadium 1205

Pre-Health Day at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Come learn about healthcare professions. Open to all high school, undergraduate, and graduate-level students. Learn more, and register here.
Saturday September 21st


Important Dates, Events, and Opportunities 

Health Professions Club Opportunities:

*Meetings and important events are always listed on our hp.colostate.edu website under "events" at the bottom of the website as well.

Health Panel with Professionals in the Field:
September 10th | 6-7:30pm | Clark A 101

Premedica Meeting: For students interested in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Physican Assistant (PA), or Nursing (RN)
September 11th | 6-7:30pm | Stadium 1205 

Rehabilitation Therapy Meeting: For students interested in Physical Therapy (DPT) or Occupational Therapy (OTD or MSOT/MOT)
September 24th | 6-7:15pm | Stadium 1204 and 1205

Pre-Vet Meeting: For students interested in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
September 4th | 5:30-6:30pm | Clark A 101

Pre-Dental: For students interested in Dentistry (DMD or DDS)
September 16th | 6-7pm | Stadium 1207

Pre-Optometry: For students interested in Optometry (OD)
September 10th | 7pm | BSB 144

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
September 3rd | 6-7pm | Stadium 1208

*If there is a health area that you are interested in that does not have a club reflected for it, please reach out to a Health Professions Advisor so we can suggest what club might be most applicable, another club on campus, or give you information on how to start a club if you are interested. 


Relevant CSU Events and Opportunities:

Education Abroad Fair
September 5th | 10am-12:30pm | LSC Ballrooms

Financial Aid Open Advising
Tuesdays and Wednesdays | 1-4pm | LSC Room 338

Scholarships 101
A one-stop shop for information on scholarship opportunities for education abroad through the Office of International Programs, CSU departments, and external scholarships.
September 10th | 12-1pm | LSC 372-74


Opportunities for Pre-Human Health Students:

Research Assistant Experience for Students
The Health, Emotion, and Aging Research Team (HEART) Lab is currently looking for Research Assistants (RAs)! RAs would be able to gain hands-on experience conducting psychological experiments, cleaning physiological data (e.g., heart-rate variability), and helping to recruit participants, among other things. If you are interested in applying please submit an application along with a copy of your resume to HEART@colostate.edu. You can access the application here!


Article of the Week 

How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession from the NY Times