Friday, February 23, 2018

Clinical Research Opportunity with the Grady Trauma Clinic and Emory Nursing

Are you interested in gaining clinical research experience? The Grady Trauma Clinic and Emory School of Nursing are conducting a study focusing on health education and mobile technology. They are looking for volunteer research assistants to join the team. 

This is a great opportunity to gain research experience and experience working with patients in a clinical setting. They are conducting an RCT to evaluate whether a mobile health application reduces risk of developing infections after surgery. 

What would you do?
You would go to Grady and enroll patients in the study. This would involve conducting a brief interview with patients, obtaining informed consent, and asking them about medications they take. You will be trained before beginning enrollment. Prior research or healthcare experience desired, but not required.

What is the commitment?
 3-4 hours per week (more available if desired) throughout the semester (option to stay in in summer). Clinic is open Monday-Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm. You can choose which day you attend clinic.


To apply: Send your resume/CV to Robert Blenis (robert.blenis@emoryhealthcare.org).

Questions can be directed to Robert Blenis.

Rush Medical College Campus Visit


To see the full list of Campus Visits scheduled for the spring, click the link below. More visits will be added as they are scheduled.  https://emoryphmo.blogspot.com/p/campus-visits.html

Cleveland Clinic Summer Mentorship Program

The Center for Reproductive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic has an exciting summer mentorship opportunity for highly motivated, academically-oriented medical or undergraduate students and recent medical graduates interested in exploring a career in medicine and/or medical research. The program's goal is to encourage students to consider a career in medicine, whether in the reproductive sciences or any other specialty of their choosing. They have designed the summer mentorship to offer students early exposure to a wide range of high quality professional experiences.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Gloabl Internship Webinar with CRCC Asia and Kaplan

Join Kaplan and special guests, CRCC Asia, a leading provider of internships in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Tokyo, at their free, live online event, "How to Make the Most of a Global Internship". Learn more about what kinds of international internship opportunities are available and how to make the most out of these experiences. 

Summer Programs Employment at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

The world leader in gifted education since 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world.  A variety of exciting positions with CTY Summer Programs are available at both their residential and day sites.

At CTY, employees will work with an exceptional group of students, make contacts and friendships with dynamic colleagues, and gain valuable experience in a rigorous academic community. At residential sites, students and staff live on campus throughout the session, interacting in a variety of settings both inside and outside of the classroom. For staff working at residential sites, room and board is provided in addition to salary. At day sites, students and staff return home and the end of each program day. Room and board is not provided or available for staff working at day sites.

Review Residential Site Positions and Day Site Positions.

Mentoring/Instructional positions that may be appropriate for undergraduate students include:
  • Health Assistant (must be first aid and CPR trained and at least 21 years old)
  • Instructor (appropriate for students who have worked as tutors, TAs, EPASS mentors, etc.)  
  • Resident Assistant
  • Resident Assistant - Marine Sciences
  • Senior Resident Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
Administrative positions that may be appropriate for undergraduate students include*:
  • Academic Dean's Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Dean of Student's Assistant
  • Residential Program Assistant
  • General Assistant
  • Program Assistant
*Must be at least 21 years old for most administrative positions.

Core Dates for 2018 CYT Summer Programs
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Session 1: June 21 - July 14, 2018
Session 2: July 14 - August 4, 2018

*Please note that the dates for some sites vary from those listed above. Review site locations and dates for specific employment dates at each site.

Apply to be a Camp Holiday Trails Counselor or Volunteer

Camp Holiday Trails (CHT) is a caring community in Charlottesville, VA committed to empowering, encouraging and educating campers with chronic illnesses, their families and healthcare professionals. CHT strives to create community: with Campers who gain empathy and independence, with families who find common ground with other families facing similar challenges, and with medical volunteers who are forever changed, both professionally and personally, by their time at camp.

CHT has positions available for those interested in working as camp counselors or volunteering with the Summer Horsemanship Program.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Examkrackers FREE Science Lesson Webinar

Join Examkrackers for their Free Online Science Lesson Classroom Series with top MCAT instructors. Get insight on how Examkrackers teaches the MCAT and how you can study more efficiently. Register now, seats are limited! 

Gap Year Positions with Cardinal Education

Cardinal Education, an educational consultancy located in the Bay Area, is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for students interested in taking a gap year before attending medical school or another graduate-level program! Gap year students will be uniquely positioned to gain valuable exposure to client relations and business development that will assist them as they navigate their admissions process.

Cardinal Education is seeking applications for their Gap Year Educational Consultant (full-time) and Gap Year Coach (part-time) positions. 
  • To see a description of the Full-Time Educational Consultation position, click here
  • To see a description of the Part-Time Coach position, click here.
Visit their website to learn more about Cardinal Education and to apply.

University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine Summer Internship

The OU-TU School of Community Medicine located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is offering a Summer Undergraduate Internship designed to give participants an opportunity to experience community medicine through lectures, experiential learning, clinical shadowing, research projects, site visits, high school student mentoring and interaction with current medical students, faculty and staff. 

The Undergraduate Experience is a 6-week full time internship. Interns who successfully complete the program will receive a $750 cash award to be used for future educational expenses.

GlobeMed: Cultural Barriers to Accessing Healthcare in America

GlobeMed is a network of university students that partner with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of people living in poverty. Join them tonight in White Hall 207 for a discussion on culture and healthcare accessibility in America.

Feminists in Action Event - Tonight!

Feminists in Action is a student group fostering dialogue around gender issues and mobilizing community action in support of gender equity. Join FIA tonight in the Center for Women (3rd Floor of Cox) for a discussion on black feminism and reproductive justice. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

EVMS School of Health Professions - Virtual Open House

The School of Health Professions (SHP) at Eastern Virginia Medical School will be hosting a Virtual Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2018 to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about their various health professional programs. Participants will learn about the curriculum, application requirements, and employment opportunities post program completion.

There will be four program sessions and each session will run for a maximum of 50 minutes. Each program will conduct their session individually during their assigned times below:

a. Session 1 (10:00-11:00am):
  • Art Therapy and Counseling
  • Laboratory Animal Science
  • Pathologists’ Assistant
  • Surgical Assistant
b. Session 2 (11:00am-12:00pm)
  • Biomedical/Biotechnology Sciences
  • Doctor of Health Sciences
  • Healthcare Delivery Science
  • Reproductive Clinical Sciences
c. Session 3 (12:00-1:00pm)
  • Contemporary Human Anatomy
  • Health Analytics
  • Medical Masters
  • Public Health
d. Session 4 (1:00-2:00)
  • Medical and Health Professions Education
  • Physician Assistant
*Please note, registration for Session 4 closed because the session is full. The session will be recorded and posted to the programs' websites for those unable to take part in the live session.

Graduate Program in Biomedical Anthropology at Binghamton University

 The Graduate Program in Biomedical Anthropology at Binghamton University (SUNY) is an innovative, interdisciplinary program designed to meet the increasing need to versatile professionals in biomedicine & public health while preparing students for a variety of health-related fields. To find out more about this program, visit their website: http://biomedical.binghamton.edu/.

National Alliance of Research Associates Programs - Clinical Research Opportunities


The National Alliance of Research Associates Programs (NARAP) has clinical research opportunities available through their current study on implementing primary care cancer screening for patients and their visitors in the emergency department. Students and recent graduates are invited to apply to be part of this work that looks to enroll more than 300,000 participants nationwide. 

The NARAP is accepting applications for their Line Research Associate and Chief Research Associate positions at their 15 Affiliates across the United States. Affiliates are in diverse hospital settings (academic centers, community teaching and community non-teaching) and catchment areas (urban/inner city, suburban and rural). 

Line Research Associates Positions: In this position, students will volunteer one 4-hour shift per week as data collectors in the Emergency Department (additional shifts may be available). Line RAs will have the opportunity for extensive patient interaction by enrolling participants in clinical studies. Short-term, summer positions available.

Chief Research Associates Positions: In this position, college graduates will serve 20 hours per week as middle managers of RA programs at NARAP Affiliate hospitals. Chief RAs will be involved in all aspects of an emergency department's clinical research.

2018 UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium Application

The mission of the UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium, a partnership of postbaccalaureate premedical programs at the University of California Schools of Medicine, is to increase the number of physicians who practice in shortage areas of California, by assisting capable and dedicated students from disadvantaged backgrounds in gaining admission to medical school. The program is specifically designed for California residents who have a great desire to go to medical school, who have demonstrated a commitment to their communities through service, and who show academic potential.

The University of California Schools of Medicine offer comprehensive postbaccalaureate programs intended to support students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds in gaining admission to medical school. The programs seek students who are committed to practicing in underserved communities of California. 
Located at UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, UC Riverside and UC San Francisco, each program provides MCAT preparation, enrollment in upper division science courses, and guidance throughout the medical school application process.
  • First Time Applicant Deadline: March 14, 2018, at 11:59 m PDT  
  • Reapplicant Final Deadline*: May 8, 2018, at 11:59pm PDT  
    • *Reapplicants are those who have already applied to medical schools in the U.S. and have not been accepted.
 More Info and Admission Requirements: https://postbac.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

University of Colorado School of Medicine's Wilderness and Emergency Medicine Courses

Want to get a unique pre-health experience while learning about emergency medicine, humanitarian relief work, wilderness medicine, or global health? Check out the University of Colorado School of Medicine's spring break and summer Wilderness and Emergency Medicine courses.
Taught by faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, these courses offer an exciting, internship-like, hands-on introduction to emergency, wilderness, and global health medicine. In addition to gaining hands-on experience, students will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and physicians, get tips on the application process, and learn about careers in medicine and healthcare. Scholarships are available.

Colorado Program Dates:
  • March 10-18, 2018 (Spring Break)
  • May 21-June 1, 2018
  • August 6-17, 2018 
Costa Rica Program Dates:
  • July 22-31, 2018

Project Horseshoe Farm Undergraduate Internships

Project Horseshoe Farm is a 501(c)3 community based non-profit organization in Greensboro, Alabama. Since its founding in 2007, Horseshoe Farm has grown to become a multifaceted service and leadership development organization dedicated to strengthening our community, improving the quality of life of our vulnerable neighbors, and preparing citizen service leaders for tomorrow's communities. 
 
Horseshoe Farm offers 8-10 week undergraduate internships in fall, winter, spring, and summer for students interested in future work in medicine, public and community health, psychology, education, and community service leadership. 
 
For more information or to apply, please email fellows@projecthsf.org. The application for the internship has a rolling deadline. Project Horseshoe Farm suggests sending in your application at least two months prior to your desired start date because spaces are limited.
 
To learn more about Project Horseshoe Farm, visit their website: https://www.projecthsf.org/.

Detroit Mercy Dental Summer Enrichment Program

 The Detroit Mercy Dental Summer Enrichment Program provides educational and professional development experiences for underrepresented minorities and/or disadvantaged students so they can successfully gain admission into dental school and pursue a career in dentistry. SEP is a summer residential program that provides free housing, DAT and interview preparation, admissions and financial aid workshops, hands-on simulation laboratory activities, dentistry observerships, a stipend to cover food and travel expenses, and more. 

Monday, February 19, 2018

Southeastern Student Wilderness Medicine Conference

Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Want to learn more about wilderness medicine? Want to meet others with similar interests? If so, register to attend the 11th Annual Southeastern Student Wilderness Medicine Conference, hosted by the Medical College of Georgia. This conference, held in Augusta, GA, will include small group workshops, presentations, and hands-on skills scenarios encompassing all manner of wilderness medicine topics and survival techniques. The price of registration also covers breakfast and lunch on both days and a t-shirt. 

See their flyer for more info: http://bit.ly/2HvNiUP.

SUNY College of Optometry Webinar

The SUNY College of Optometry is fully committed to developing outstanding optometrists and vision scientists, making new discoveries that advance the profession and improving lives by providing exceptional care and public service. They are also dedicated to ensuring that their students have a successful and fulfilling career.

Interested in learning more about the field of optometry and the offerings at SUNY College of Optometry? If so, register to attend one of their upcoming webinars to learn more about the SUNY College of Optometry, the admissions process, and the profession. Participants will also have the chance to ask questions to the admissions staff and a SUNY Optometry student during the presentation.

Pre-Health Conference Hosted by Georgia Tech AMSA

The Georgia Tech American Medical Student Association would like to invite Emory's pre-health students to their 12th Annual Pre-Health Conference. The theme is “The Future of Medicine.”

During the course of the day, the conference will have breakout sessions for the attendees, followed by a Health Fair where participants will be able to interact with admission representatives from a variety of schools. Workshops and panels will be focused on informing attendees about a variety of topics, such as the various paths people take to become a student in healthcare, the different fields of healthcare, and admission into professional school.

The $10 registration fee includes access to Conference activities for the entire day and two meals (breakfast and lunch). If you are interested in only attending the Health Fair, you may attend free of charge.
The conference will be held in the Georgia Tech Student Center (350 Ferst Drive NW).

Gap Year Opportunity - Social Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab at UCLA

The Social Affective Neuroscience and Development (SAND) Lab at UCLA conducts research on the behavioral and neural bases of social and emotional development. To this end, they employ a variety of methodological techniques (behavioral observation, health assays, fMRI) to study both typical and atypical development.

The SAND Lab is currently looking to hire a full time research associate beginning in the Summer of 2018. Primary responsibilities will include recruiting and screening participants; testing children, adolescents and adults in research studies; contributing to research paradigm development; analyzing and maintaining behavioral and fMRI data; and managing day-to-day administration in the lab.

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Education and Research Program


The Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine invites undergraduate students who are planning to pursue a career as a physician scientist to apply for “SUPER”, their Summer Undergraduate Physician-scientist-training Education & Research program. During this 10-week fellowship, students will work in a research laboratory under the guidance of selected faculty in the biomedical sciences, shadow physicians in a clinical setting, and attend seminars emphasizing the intersection of science and medicine.  

Students who successfully complete the SUPER program will be strongly encouraged to apply to the MSUCOM DO-PhD Program and will receive early review.

Applications should be sent via email to Dr. Justin McCormick (mccormi1@msu.edu).  Click here to access the application: http://bit.ly/2EBQiNu.

TEDxEmory

There will be several medical/health focused speakers at 'Solve for X', TEDxEmory's main conference. Admission is free for all Emory students.  See bio's of the medical/health focused speakers here: http://bit.ly/2BF1l9N.
  • More info and registration: www.tedxemory.org
  • Date/Time: Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00am.

UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine - Facebook Live Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Demo

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine invites all students interested in Osteopathic Medicine to attend their upcoming Facebook Live event. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn more about Osteopathic Medicine and see an actual Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Demo performed by UNE COM Fellows.

Students interested in attending should email Elise Murphy at emurphy15@une.edu for instructions on how to view UNE COM Live.
  • Date/Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 12:15-1:15pm EST

University of Michigan School of Public Health Webinars

In the coming months, the University of Michigan School of Public Health will be offering various online webinars on topics such as the application process and info on academic departments. These sessions will also include Q & A and a student panel.

1. School of Public Health Virtual Information Session
2. Nutritional Sciences Webinar
 3. Epidemiology Virtual Information Session

Adapt Prep Free 3 Day Trial

Interested in learning more about Adapt Prep? You can check out their MCAT software with a free three day subscription (only a valid email is needed; no credit card information required).

PA Informational Session at Augusta University

Are you interested in PA as a profession? If so, make sure to check out the first annual Physician Assistant Informational Session at Augusta University!   This is an opportunity for students to get a behind the curtain look at their campus and program facilities. Participants will tour the newly built Interdisciplinary Simulation Center, meet faculty, and chat with current students and recent graduates.

Lunch will be provided. Participants must register to attend.
  • More Info/Registrationhttp://bit.ly/2obj9BU
  • Program Date/Time: Saturday, March 24th, from 10:00am-2:00pm

Student Day at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics invites you to their annual ”Student Day” being held during the ACMG 2018 Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, NC.  This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students to learn more about this interesting and rapidly evolving field! Registration in advance is free for students. 

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Meeting is the premier educational and networking event for medical and clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatric, obstetric, and maternal fetal specialists, laboratory personnel, researchers and educators, post-doctoral trainees, fellow and all medical practitioners who provide services for patients with, or at risk for, genetically influenced health problems. The meeting is also attended by all healthcare and public health professionals with an interest in the field of medical genetics and its integration into healthcare. 

Student Day at the ACMG Meeting will be held on April 12, 2018.  Check out the ACMG Student Day Flyer for a full schedule of activities planned for students.