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Podiatry 3D Immersion Workshop at California School of Podiatric Medicine

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The California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University is pleased to announce the return of Podiatry 3D—their three day podiatry immersion and workshop program that provides participants with an opportunity to explore the profession of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.

Podiatry 3D Immersion Program at the California School of Podiatric Medicine

July 20-22, 2016

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 During the Podiatry 3D program, students will:

  • Have an invaluable learning experience and an opportunity to explore the profession of podiatry
  • Interact with faculty and students in a variety of settings
  • Participate in a full day MCAT workshop, learn and understand the increase need for podiatric physicians in medicine
  • Experience a hands-on clinical day learning how to cast, sports taping and much more.

Students who are interested in the program should submit their application to attend (available on the website) by May 20, 2016.  Students should have a minimum of 40 semester units of undergraduate coursework completed.

For more information about the program, visit our Podiatry 3D website.

Spring 2016 College of Nursing Information Sessions

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Sessions: Prospective BSN students can meet with the UIC College of Nursing Admissions Counselor, Allison Holden, after they have attended a BSN Information Session.

  • Monday, February 15 at 3:30pm
  • Monday, February 29 at 4:00pm
  • Monday, March 14 at 4:00pm
  • Thursday, March 31 at 3:30pm
  • Monday, April 4 at 4:00pm
  • Monday, April 18 at 4:00pm
  • Thursday, May 15 at 3:30pm

Graduate Entry Masters of Science (GEMS): 

  • Monday, March 14 at 5:00pm
  • Monday, April 11 at 4:00pm
  • Thursday, May 5 at 4:30pm

AACOM Launches 2016 Financial Aid Modules for Students and Graduates

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The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has launched a 2016 Financial Aid Debt Management Modules for Osteopathic Medical School Students. These educational modules are offered by AACOM and its Council of Student Financial Aid Administrators (CSFAA) as part of the continued commitment to support osteopathic medical students in their pursuit of a DO degree and serve as a resource for financial aid representatives at the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) as they provide the best educational debt management guidance possible for their students and future alumni.

This year’s available online series includes the following five modules:

You can also view this informational flyer, which provides a brief introduction on how financial aid administrators, osteopathic medical students, and others will benefit from this resource.

Free Virtual Medical School Fair!

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will be hosting the first Medical School Virtual Fair on February 4, 2016, from noon to 8:00pm (EST). The Medical School Virtual Fair will offer students an opportunity to interact with admissions representatives from 25 of the nation’s medical schools, as well as current medical students. AAMC staff will also be available to provide a comprehensive review of the various components of the application process, services, and resources available.

Registration is FREE for this event. If you have an interest in learning about the medical schools participating, you are encouraged to sign up also. Register here: https://www.aamcmedschoolfair.com.

Tips for attending a virtual fair and other resources for pre-med students can be found in the recently launched newsletter, the AAMC Pre-Med Navigator.

If you have questions, please contact the AAMC Advisor Support Team at 202-828-0950 or via email at advisors@aamc.org.

E-Newsletter for Pre-Med Students

CYi21iAWQAAbhWAThe AAMC Pre-Med Navigator is a monthly email that includes relevant information, resources, tools, tips, and important dates for pre-med students at every stage of their journey to medical school.

All of the articles will be posted in the AAMC Student Hub. To see the articles from this inaugural issue or to subscribe, please visit https://students-residents.aamc.org/navigator/.

Columbia University Postbac Premed Program

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As the oldest and largest program of its kind, the Columbia University Postbac Premed Program is highly regarded for its rigorous approach to medical school preparation. Whether students are seeking a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or the allied health fields, our resource-rich New York City campus, dedicated academic advisors, network of clinical and research opportunities, and internationally-recognized faculty will help them realize their future in medicine.

For additional information and to apply for the program visit: http://gs.columbia.edu/postbac/realize/inspire

Apply today to meet the February 1 Summer and Fall 2016 Early Action Enrollment Deadline!

College of Nursing Graduate Program Open House

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The UIC College of Nursing in Urbana (located at 625 S. Wright St.) is hosting a Graduate Program Open House on Tuesday, October 13 at 6pm. This annual event for prospective students highlights their graduate programs including the Graduate Entry Masters of Science, the Advanced Generalist Masters and the Doctorate of Nursing Practice. To RSVP, call 217-333-2507

American University of Antigua College of Medicine Information Session

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Date: October 7, 2015                                                                   Time: 5:00-6:00PM                                                                               Location: 124 Burrill Hall

Leon Gladney, the Associate Director of Admissions at the American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine will be giving an information session about their medical program, how to apply, and what exciting opportunities the AUA can offer!

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Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students

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The Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine will be accepting application for the 2016 Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduate Students. The application will officially open on October 1, 2016.

Program Dates: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – Thursday, August 4, 2016

Program Opportunities:

  • MCAT Preparation
  • Biomedical Research
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Research Environment
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Interaction with medical school faculty and students
  • $3,500 (minus taxes) stipend
  • Room and board

Program Requirements:

  • Rising junior or rising senior undergraduates
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Submit and complete an online application
  • Two letters of recommendation sent via US
  • Official undergraduate transcripts (from any institution attended) sent via US MAIL

Application deadlines:

January 11, 2016 – mail hardcopies

January 31, 2016 – submit online application

Visit their website for more information or contact Jessica Incmikoski, Summer Program Coordinator, at (215) 898-3492 or jessicai@mail.med.upenn.edu.

 

MCB/Biochemistry Exciting Mentorship Opportunity!

Attention pre-health students! Deadline to apply for mentorship has been extended till noon on Sunday, September 27.

Pathways to Pre-Health Information Session, Thursday, October 1, 4:30 to 6:00 PM, 124 Burrill Hall

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear personal perspectives on the path to medical school and beyond. Come prepared with any and all questions that you have about this process. We will have a panel of physicians and alumni from biology and UIUC available to share their stories and answer your questions.

Seniors, are you completing applications and preparing for interviews? You can get first hand information from a member of medical school admissions committee. All questions are welcome and encouraged.

Dinner and Mentorship Opportunity for MCB and Biochemistry Students

In addition to our information session we are offering an EXCITING MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY for 2 to 4 outstanding students in MCB or Biochemistry. The students will be chosen based on their academic record and their response to an essay question. The winning students will be invited to have dinner with some of our panel members immediately following the presentation October 1 (6:15 – 8:30PM). They will also have the opportunity for a mentorship experience with one of our select alumni. Past participants in the mentorship program need not apply again.

Interested applicants should complete the following form, http://go.illinois.edu/mcbmentor, by 12PM Sunday September 27 for full consideration. The form requires you to provide your name, email, UIN, major(s), minor(s), graduation date, GPA (overall and major), post-graduate goals, extracurriculars and an answer to the following prompt:

In less than two, double spaced, type written pages (12pt, 1 inch margins), please discuss what you feel are the greatest challenges facing the health care delivery system in the next decade and why. Please support your opinion.

Please note this opportunity is only available for students with a declared major in MCB, MCB Honors concentration or Biochemistry, specialized curriculum.