Monday, July 31, 2017

CHOA Volunteer Applications are Open



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is now accepting applications for their College Volunteer Program for the Fall 2017 semester. Participants will immerse themselves in the hospital environment by helping the children in the community and gain exposure to the medical field. 

The 12-week program is offered during the fall and spring semesters. Students must be able to commit to a weekly three-hour shift. Three excused absences are allowed. 

Applications close on August 11. For more information and to apply, click on the link below.

https://www.choa.org/donors-and-volunteers/volunteer/college-volunteers

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position Openings



Emory undergraduate students can apply for research assistant (RA) positions in the Bauer Memory at Emory Lab. The following projects are currently accepting applications: knowledge integration, spatial rotation, and narrative transcription.  This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in cognition and child development research!

RAs work approximately 9 hours a week for 3 credits and gain extensive exposure to psychology research.  The deadline to apply is August 14. To learn more about the Bauer Memory Lab and complete the application, click on the link below:

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Career Spotlight: Physical Therapy

Thinking about becoming a Physical Therapist? Check out this video from the APTA to see wide variety of ways that PTs help their patients restore and improve motion to achieve long-term quality of life.


http://www.apta.org/YouCanBeMe/

Virtual Occupational Therapy Program Fair - August 2nd


Meet Representatives from U.S. Occupational Therapy programs in a live virtual setting! This event is free for all prospective students. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the application process and get insight into individual OT programs. This event is appropriate for all students, including those who are just starting to consider a career in OT. 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Public Health Leadership Opportunity



United Against Inequities in Disease (UAID) is a national nonprofit organization that empowers students and communities across the United States to reduce health inequities (unjust and preventable differences in health outcomes between groups of people).

As a public health organization dedicated to long-term sustainability and impact, UAID students throughout the country lead innovative projects to reduce health inequities in their own communities.  Please visit www.uaid.org for more details.

UAID is accepting applications for internship positions on the UAID National Board of Directors. This is an unpaid internship that will take place remotely. The time commitment is approximately 3 hours week. If you are interested in social justice and are looking for a leadership opportunity in public health, check out the application here:



Tuesday, July 18, 2017

GSU AmeriCorps (STEM & Youth Development Focused): 2017-18 Position Openings

T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps at Georgia State University Part-Time Opportunity 

The Alonzo A. Crim Center at Georgia State Univeristy and AmeriCorps have collaborated to develop comprehensive day and after school programming for middle and high school students known as T.E.E.M.S. (Technology, Engineering, Environment, Math and Science) AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps Members are responsible for providing supplemental instruction and support in the areas of math and science during the school day or lead dynamic after school programming. AmeriCorps Members will receive a living stipend of $800/month, loan forbearance of federal student loans while in service, and a $2,907.50 educational award upon successful completion of service term. This is an excellent opportunity for STEM scholars attending metro-Atlanta area colleges/universities, with a desire to serve in local schools and community learning centers.

Interested in learning more about T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps? Stop by one of the final summer informational sessions:

  • Thursday, 7/22         10:00am or 12:00pm
  • Monday, 7/24           10:00am or 12:00pm
  • Wednesday, 7/26     1:00pm or 4:00pm 
All informational sessions will be held in the GSU College of Education & Human Development (30 Pryor Street, Suite 350, Atlanta, GA 30303).

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Free Online MCAT Biochemistry Resource

A Roadmap to MCAT® Content in Biochemistry Textbooks is now available for students to view and download. The AAMC reached out to publishers of biochemistry textbooks and asked them to identify where the foundational concepts and content categories tested on the MCAT exam can be found within their textbooks. At present, there are three textbooks included in this resource, all of which are free and open-access.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Kuchnir Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery Gap Year Program

Spend your gap year(s) working as a Doctor Assistant. KDDS offers both one- and two-year options for pre-med students to gain experience engaging with patients, attending medical conferences, learning from mentors, and establishing relationships with clinicians before attending medical school.  Send in your cover letter and one-page resume ASAP to gapyearkdds@gmail.com.   

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern California College of Optometry Summer Admissions Workshop

In California this summer and interested in Optometry? Check out this workshop geared toward potential optometry students who are planning to apply in the next 1-2 admission cycles. Topics will include how to increase applicant competitiveness and the ins and outs of the admission process. Parents and families are welcome. Must RSVP to attend.

Jacksonville University Doctor of Occupational Therapy Open House

Prospective students will spend up to three hours discovering the new opportunities available within the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program at Jacksonville University. The OTD Open House will provide in-depth information sessions regarding the program, admissions, advising and an opportunity to meet the Dean, Program Director and Faculty. You will also have the opportunity to tour their state-of-the-art instructional facilities, clinical laboratories and campus.  

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ins and Outs of MD-PHD Applications, hosted by the American Physician Scientists Association

The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) will hold an interactive Q&A session on the 2017-2018 Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and MD-PhD application process. Featured experts are Dr. Robin Lorenz from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Skip Brass from the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Kerry O'Banion from the University of Rochester.

There will be a follow-up discussion forum on Medstro the following week for further discussion and questions:
(https://medstro.com/groups/american-physician-scientists-association)

  • Date: Thursday, July 27 from 6:00-7:30pm EST
  • To attend via phone call: 646-749-3122 and use Access Code 321-494-285

This Is Public Health Graduate School Fair in Washington DC

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health will be hosting a graduate fair at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from ASPPH, This Is Public Health, SOPHAS, and over 30 schools and programs of public health. Attendance is free.  
  • Date: July 19, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30pm 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Pharmacy Admission Workshop

Regis University will be offering a series of virtual Doctor of Pharmacy Admissions Workshops over the summer designed specifically for individuals who intend to apply during the 2017/2018 application cycle for Fall 2018 matriculation. The workshop will feature an overview of the PharmCAS application process, required coursework, PCAT prep, personal statement info, and interviewing, as well as information about Regis and the PharmD program. Registration is free!
  • Date: Wednesday, July 19 at 7:00pm EST (5:00pm CT)
  • Register here:  http://events.regis.edu/infosession 
    • Select Health Care as area of interest, and choose one of the virtual Pharmacy options

Physician Assistant Education Association Virtual Fair

Meet school representatives from PA programs at colleges & universities across the U.S.  Use the fair to explore programs, ask questions from the comfort of a computer, and get tips on how to best prepare for the admissions process. Attendees must register in advance.  

Monday, July 10, 2017

SOPHAS Public Health Schools & Programs Virtual Fair

Meet representatives from public health programs at colleges & universities across the U.S.  Use the fair to explore programs, ask questions from the comfort of a computer, and get tips on how to best prepare for the admissions process. Attendees must register in advance.   

U. of Colorado School of Medicine Pre-Med Emergency and Wilderness Medicine

Locations in both Colorado and Costa Rica. This class offers CPR and Wilderness First Responder certifications, lectures from School of Medicine faculty, labs (cow heart dissection, ultrasound, suturing, etc.), EMS ride alongs, ER shadowing, and real-world wilderness experiences (backpacking, rock climbing, canoeing or kayaking, etc.)  as well as a "backstage" pass to the world of medicine from the physicians and faculty.  Scholarships covering 100% of tuition and fees are available.  

Little Medical School Teaching Opportunities

Looking for an opportunity to learn more about health care while working with children in an educational setting? Little Medical School is seeking undergraduate students with an ability to make the classroom an engaging environment that is both fun and interactive, manage a classroom, be timely, courteous, friendly, and enthusiastic. Hours are flexible and students are paid between $13-$15/hour for their time. 

Scribing Jobs with PhysAssist Scribes and ProScribe

PhysAssist Scribes: PhysAssist Scribes hires and trains pre-health students to work side by side with physicians in Emergency Departments all over the U.S. As a medical scribe, pre-health students have the opportunity to gain a stronger understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, the medical decision-making process, as well as the opportunity to network with healthcare professionals and gain valuable clinical hours. PhysAssist has locations all over the Southeast, including three locations in Georgia (Atlanta, Canton, and Rome).   
ProScribe: Get clinical exposure while earning a paycheck by working as a medical scribe. ProScribe hires and trains medical scribes to work alongside ER and primary care physicians in hospitals and specialty clinics around Georgia as well as across the country. They are currently hiring medical scribes in Morrow, GA. This is a great opportunity for undergraduates, graduating seniors looking for a gap year opportunity, and alumni. ProScribe offers paid training, part-time and full-time positions, and flexible scheduling.  

Friday, July 7, 2017

GA-PCOM Information Session in Suwanee, GA

Learn more about degree programs at Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM).  Faculty, staff, and students will be available to talk about degree programs beginning at 3:00pm.  Presentations and panels will be offered on each of the following: Pharmacy (PharmD), Biomedical Sciences (MS), Physician Assistant Studies (MS), Physical Therapy (DPT) and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). Tours of campus will be conducted and light refreshments will be served.