Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Clinical Position with Grady Primary Care Center

Interested in medicine or health care? Interested in making a difference for patients who come from an under-served population? Here is your chance to jump right in! 

The Grady Primary Care Center is a high-volume adult medicine clinic located within Grady Hospital. They are on-boarding a pilot class of undergraduate student educators who will speak with patients in our waiting rooms about the importance of colon cancer screening and options for patients to get screened.

Student educators will undergo orientation by an Emory faculty member in early June, and will work for 4-hour weekly sessions for 8 weeks in June-August. They will receive a stipend of $250. Additional funds for parking and transportation are available if needed.

If interested, please contact Dr. Erica Heiman at: erica.heiman@emory.edu. There will also be opportunities in the fall semester, but please contact her asap if you are interested!

Medical Assistant Position in Conyers, GA

Rockdale Family Practice, a fast-paced and vibrant office in Conyers, GA is looking for a full time Medical Assistant that can perform the following tasks: Meets and greets patients, obtains appropriate patient information and medical history, records vitals, EKGs, phlebotomy skills, aids the Physician/PA during treatment/ examination, and/or testing of patients, prepares and maintains exam rooms, coordinates telephone and in-basket requests to refill prescription medications.

This is a great opportunity for Pre-PA students to get hands-on clinical experience!

Hours for this position are M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm. Applicants may send their resumes directly to the practice manager, Lori Bazzani, at lbazzani@rockdalefamilypractice.com.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Primary Application Season Is Upon Us!


It's application season! The Centralized Application Services (CAS) for health professional programs are rolling out over the next few months. Almost all graduate health professional programs operate on a rolling admission cycle which means applying early is best! If you haven't already, make sure to read the applicant manual for your CAS before you begin working on the application. 

Stop by the PHMO Application Station to work on your application! Even if your CAS hasn't opened yet, you can bring your laptop and work on your personal statement or get your application questions answered. PHMO advisors will be available to answer questions in-person, over the phone, or via Facebook messenger during the Application Station open hours. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/214216185976953/.
  • AMCAS (Allopathic Medicine): Opens May 2 (edits only); May 31 (first day of submission)
 Info on the Optometry, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, and Public Health applications will be published on the blog as it is made available. Check back frequently for updates!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

EUGHO's Yoga on the Quad

Support a meaningful cause, eat some snacks, and de-stress before finals at the Emory Undergraduate Global Health Organization (EUGHO)'s Yoga on the Quad event! Bring your own mat or towel. Optional $5 donations are requested and will benefit the Emory Global Village Project. 

The CASPA Applicaiton is Now Open!

 The 2018-2019 CASPA application cycle is now open! Students applying to begin PA school in the Fall of 2019 can now log in to create their accounts and begin working their applications.

Make sure to check out this article from PAFocus for important information about the application cycle, including important dates, fee details, and helpful links: Announcing the CASPA 2018-2019 Cycle Launch.

If you had trouble logging in today, try again tomorrow or later this week! CASPA announced that there was heavy traffic in the opening hours of CASPA, causing issues with their servers. Take the day, do something fun, and come back tomorrow. There is no harm in not starting your application on launch day.  

Have questions about your application? Bring your laptop to the PHMO during one of our Application Station workshops in the month of May! Advisors will be available for questions and assistance. More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/214216185976953/.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

UF College of Dentistry Impressions Program

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is accepting applications for the annual Impressions Program. This one-day event will familiarize participants with the life of a UF dental student. Students will get hands on experience taking alginate impressions and waxing teeth. They will also be given a chance to conduct mock interviews with faculty to sharpen their interview skills. The event also consists of presentations by current students on the dental school application process and DAT preparation. Students will get a chance to meet UFCD alumni, staff, and the Assistant Dean of Admissions, Dr. Sandow. Breakfast and lunch will be provided!

Emory University Center Summer Positions

Looking for a job on campus this summer? The University Center is currently seeking applications for multiple student positions! Check out their website for more info and application instructions: http://universitycenter.emory.edu/about/student_employment.html.

Apply to Lead a Weekly Service Trip with Volunteer Emory

If you are interested in leading a Volunteer Emory Weekly Service Trip next year, but were unable to attend a training session last week, don't miss the make-up session this Thursday! You must attend a training in session in order to apply.
  • Date/Time: Thursday, April 26th from 6:30-8:00pm
  • Location: Candler 121

Apply to Join the Emory Ambassadors for Global Awareness Board

Are you interested in finding innovative solutions to combat poverty around the world? Are you passionate about supporting refugee families? If so, check out the leadership opportunities with Emory Ambassadors for Global Awareness. Applications are currently open for numerous board positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Click on the application below to see descriptions of the open board positions.

Apply to be a PACE Peer Leader

 The Office for Undergraduate Education is still seeking applications for PACE Peer Leaders for the fall semester! PACE Peer Leaders help PACE instructors teach their classes each week. It's a great way to get involved, gain leadership skills, help new students, and learn more about the university. 

Click on the link below to learn more about the position and to apply: http://college.emory.edu/orientation/first-year-students/become-a-pace-peer-leader.html. The April 13 application deadline has been extended.