Week of September 30th, 2019

"In an emergency, what treatment is given by ear? Words of Comfort.” 
Abraham Verghese, MD


Save the Date

CANCELLED: Drop-in Lunch & Presentation with Dr. David Scheiner, D.C. Life Chiropractic College West on Thursday October 31st.
New date and time for visit is TBD.

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.

Premedica Meeting: For students interested in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Physican Assistant (PA), or Nursing (RN)
Wednesday October 9th | 6-7:30pm | Stadium 1205 

Rehabilitation Therapy Meeting: For students interested in Physical Therapy (DPT) or Occupational Therapy (OTD or MSOT/MOT)
Tuesday October 8th | Field trip to My Heroes Hippo therapy | Meet outside of the west side of the stadium at 5:45pm to carpool. 

Pre-Vet Meeting: For students interested in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Wednesday October 2nd | 5:30-6:30pm | Yates 104

Pre-Dental: For students interested in Dentistry (DMD or DDS)
Monday October 14th | 6-7pm | Stadium 1207

Pre-Optometry: For students interested in Optometry (OD)
Tuesday October 1st | 7pm | BSB 144

Pre-Pharmacy: For students interested in Pharmaceutical Medicine (PharmD)
Tuesday October 1st | 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:

Be a Peer Educator
Don’t miss out on this great professional development opportunity be trained as a peer educator with C.R.E.W.S. (Creating Respect Educating Wellness for/by Students) sponsored by CSU Health Network. Get involved, find new friends, no experience needed and earn college credit to become a nationally certified peer educator. Applications due soon at crews.colostate.edu.
Contact Yoriko Rubalcava at crew@colostate.edu for more information.

Who You Are Matters Opportunity
For students interested in gaining more clarity and direction through a Career and Life exploration game (free).
Sessions: Oct 12, 1-4pm | Oct 15, 5-8pm | Oct 17, 5:30-8:30pm | LSC 380
To reserve your participation: please contact: Martha.Canji@colostate.edu.


Opportunities for Pre-Human Health Students:

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Rocky Vista University
Exciting opportunity for pre-med students to learn more about the Rocky Vista University Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program. You will hear from students in SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medical Association), shadow in a lab, and tour the campus. Space is limited so contact Anna Jacobs (akjacobs@rams.colostate.edu), Pre-SOMA Club President, if you’re interested!
Thursday October 17th | 9:30am-4pm | Rocky Vista University Campus – Parker, CO

George Washington University Post-Bacc Pre-Medicine Certificate Program
There is a pre-PA track and a pre-MD/DO track. Learn more or join them for an online information session by registering here!

The University of Vermont Post-Bacc Premedical Program
UVM's Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is now accepting applications for the spring 2020 semester. Additionally, they are pleased to offer a number of $1000 scholarships for the spring 2020 semester on a first-come, first-served basis for students who are admitted and starting the program in the spring.
Learn more and apply here!
ant to attend a webinar to hear more about the program? RSVP for free here!

Colorado Vision Walk
Saturday October 12 | 9am | Register and learn more here!


Article(s) of the Week 

 - What it is like to see a patient for the first time from the AAMC
A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo from the NY Times