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:

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:

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: The April 13 application deadline has been extended.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Leadership Opportunities with SAHI

Apply to the Student Alliance for Health and Involvement (SAHI) Executive Board! SAHI aims to foster health-related interests among the Emory community. This organization promotes healthy behaviors among students, staff, and faculty through education and provides learning opportunities for meaningful engagement with various communities throughout Atlanta. 

Gun Violence and Mental Health Talk

Are you interested in learning more about the implications of gun violence on mental health? Want to share your thoughts? Join Volunteer Emory in a Social Justice Dialogue about gun violence and mental health with Dr. Rickey Gillespie, psychiatry professor at Emory's School of Medicine and a psychiatrist at Emory University Hospital. Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25th from 7:00-8:00pm
  • Location: AMUC 223

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Undergraduate Research Week

Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Fair

The American Physical Therapy Association is hosting the DPT Education Virtual Fair for prospective physical therapy students or students interested in learning more about the field of PT. This unique virtual event allows you to conveniently and efficiently meet admissions reps, faculty, and current students in a live online event. Learn more about the field of PT, individual graduate programs, and get your admission questions answered!

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Diversity Healthcare Virtual Fair

The Diversity Healthcare Virtual Fair is an online event for prospective health science students to chat with representatives from numerous health science graduate programs. Admission representatives will be available to chat throughout the day to discuss their fields and answer any questions about their various programs.

Professional programs represented will include medical, pharmacy, nursing, speech language pathology, genetic counseling, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology, public health, and more!

For those considering a career in healthcare, this is a great opportunity to explore different health professions. For those who know their healthcare track, but are interested in exploring individual professional programs or post-bac options, this is a chance to hear application tips directly from the source!

All participants will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Emory Pre-PA Society GBM

Join the Emory Pre-PA Society for their next General Body Meeting!
  • Date/Time: Thursday, April 19th at 6:00pm
  • Location: Tarbutton 106

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Med School Application Prep at University of South Carolina

Pre-Professional Advising at the University of South Carolina is again offering its annual APEX five-day, residential camp to assist pre-med students craft their application to medical school.

APEX is an intense preparation program for med school applicants. It is also an opportunity for a trip to the gross anatomy lab at the USC School of Medicine Columbia, shadowing in the hospitals, and learning strategies about how to make your application accentuate your experiences in your best light. The application prep portion includes a comprehensive application overview (AMCAS/AACOMAS), personal statement workshop and practice, interview skills workshop, two simulated, lifelike med school interviews for each participant, practice with simulated Multiple Mini Interviews and discussions about current health care issues.

Throughout the entire five days there will be two current medical students available to offer advice, serve as resources, and share their experiences. This camp will help highly-motivated students learn how to showcase their abilities, skills, and enthusiasm throughout the application process to med school.

      Georgetown Complementary and Integrative Medicine Masters Program

      Does your family have "remedies" to treat the common cold, or other ailments and have you ever wondered why chewing on ginger is said to relieve cold symptoms? The 11-month Master of Science Degree in Physiology & Biophysics - Complementary & Integrative Medicine explores the scientific basis of these health claims and trains you to critically analyze and assess the data.

      This program allows future healthcare providers and researchers the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of Integrative Medicine. The 11-month M.S. program offers:
      • An excellent science-based curriculum that may be completed in eleven months. Ideal for students who are considering a career in medicine, other health professions or research.
      • A unique graduate/gap year program critically evaluating the scientific evidence for both western medicine and complementary and integrative medicine.
      • An examination of the similarities and differences of Eastern and Western medicine with an open but critical, and evidence-based mind.
      • Strong individual academic advising, career development workshops, mentoring and support for the medical school application process, admission to PhD programs and job applications.
      • Exploration of different health professions; opportunities for research and publication.
      • Class size limited to 30 students with a small student-faculty ratio.
      • Summer practicum placement at top academic, government, and private organizations in the nation and overseas.
      • Develop an instant social and professional network with integrative medicine providers and leaders in the field.
      See where some of the CAM graduates have gone in their careers:
      • More Info:
      • Application Deadline: May 15, 2018

      Research Assistant Position at Emory Healthcare

      If interested, please send resume and cover letter to

      COPE Health Scholars Program

      The COPE Health Scholars program is accepting volunteer applications for their various programs. As a Health Scholar, pre-health students and recent graduates gain clinical experience, make a difference in the lives of patients and become an integral part of the patient care team. Working side by side with nurses and physicians, volunteers provide basic care for patients. Participants can help patients walk, feed them when they can’t feed themselves, assist with checking vitals and much more. After an initial 30-hour intensive training program, volunteers will begin clinical rotations in a variety of areas at the program site. At some sites, administrative rotations are also available. Programs are located in Seattle, WA and throughout California. See the program locations for details on opportunities available at each site.

      There are several different Health Scholars programs with lengths ranging from 3-15 months (most appropriate for gap year students). Additionally, there are summer opportunities for undergraduate students including the Pre-Med Scholar program, the Summer Intensive Scholar program, and Pre-Health Profession Scholar program.  Find out more about each program on the COPE Health Scholars Courses page:

      Monday, April 16, 2018

      Emory Palliative Care Center Events with Dr. Rajagopal

      Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and father of palliative care in India, will be sharing his experiences as part of three events hosted by the Emory Palliative Care Center. This is a great opportunity for those who attended the Death Cafe last month to deepen your understanding of palliative care. For those who did not attend, these events will be a great introduction to this important area of medicine. Students are welcome to attend one, two, or all three events!

      "In Conversation with Dr. MR Rajagopal and Dr. Tammie Quest, Director of the Emory Palliative Care Center" 
      Key areas of discussion will include: Opioids and "non-addictive opioids" used in India, care of the dying in India, understanding the transformation of healthcare in the developing countries and the current state of palliative care, understanding the cultural disparities that influence the care of the Indian population, and strategies to provide culturally competent care for the Indian population.
      • Date/Time: Monday, April 16, 5:30-7:00pm
      • Location: School of Medicine, Room 110
      Palliative Care Grand Rounds presentation by Dr. Rajagopal
      Breakfast will be provided
      • Date/Time: Tuesday, April 17, 7:45-9:15am
      • Location: School of Nursing, Room 201
      Film and Discussion with Dr. Rajagopal
      Showing of the 90 minute film, Hippocratic: 18 Experiments in Gently Shaking the World, along with a 20 minute Q&A session with Dr. Raj afterwards. 

      Sunday, April 15, 2018

      Social Work Virtual Graduate School Fair

      The Social Work Virtual Grad School Fair is a convenient way to interact with graduate schools. This event is free and open to any prospective students interested in learning more about the field of social work. Log in anytime during the event to speak with admission representatives from graduate programs to learn more about individual programs and the overall field of social work.

      Wednesday, April 11, 2018

      Insider Admissions Advice from Case Western School of Medicine

      Emory students are invited to a webinar with the Director of Admissions from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Christian Essman. The webinar will cover a variety of topics and tips about the med school application process.

      Tuesday, April 10, 2018

      CentreSpringMD Internship Opportunity

      Are you interested in gaining research and clinical experience in integrative medicine? Dr. Taz Bhatia, physician and founder of CentreSpringMD, is looking to hire a paid intern for help in writing evidence-based articles for her website. Interns will also have the opportunity to help out on several other projects, including development of a new holistic-based EMR system. 

      Please reach out to if you are interested in this opportunity.

      Additionally, one of our own PHMO Peer Mentors, Stephanie, is currently assisting Dr. Taz with a research project and is available to answer questions via email or during walk-in hours (Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am).

      Saturday, April 7, 2018

      Psychology Graduate School Virtual Fair

      Don't miss this great opportunity to meet with psychology graduate programs from the comfort of your own home! Hear tips from admission representatives and learn more about individual graduate programs.

      Friday, April 6, 2018

      Apply to be on the Exec Board of MedLife at Emory

      Are you interested in leadership, service, medicine and public health? Apply to join the Exec Board and be a part of the reshaping and organization of MedLife at Emory. This is an excellent opportunity to gain leadership experience while participating in meaningful service. 

      MedLife is an international organization which joins people of all different backgrounds to help the community, whether that be locally in Atlanta or international locations like Peru and Nicaragua. MedLife at Emory allows for great service experience and trips across the globe to help underserved communities gain access to healthcare. For more information message @emorymedlife on Facebook.

      Research Positions at Maney Birdbrain Lab

      The Maney Birdbrain Lab has openings for a research specialist, either as a summer research experience for undergraduates or as a gap-year position for graduating seniors. Both positions would start in May 2018.

      They Maney Lab research interests include the genetic and neuroendocrine bases of behavior and the development of social reward. The lab is seeking applicants with experience in molecular techniques, for example, DNA/RNA extraction, molecular cloning, and/or PCR. Some coding experience, for example R or Python, and/or experience with Arduino or Raspberry Pi would also be helpful. 

      This position involved working with animals. For more information, contact Dr. Donna Maney at

      Thursday, April 5, 2018

      Reproductive Health Career Panel: Midwifery

      Midwives are a vital member of the healthcare team. While they are well-known for assisting with births, the field of midwifery goes far beyond labor and delivery. Midwives provide care for women across the lifespan. They can perform physical exams, prescribe medications, provide prenatal and gynecological care, as well as health education and counseling services.

      Come to the Reproductive Health Career Panel to learn more about this important healthcare profession and hear from practitioners in the field!
      • Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5:00pm
      • Location: White Hall 110

      Wednesday, April 4, 2018

      Lead a Weekly Service Trip with Volunteer Emory!

      Interested in running a weekly service trip next semester to a volunteer organization of your choice? Don't miss the last two info sessions happening TODAY and TOMORROW! Leading a weekly service trip with Volunteer Emory is an excellent opportunity to get leadership experience while participating in meaningful, consistent community service. 
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      • Dates/Times: Wednesday, April 4, 5:00-6:00pm; Thursday, April 5, 7:00-9:00pm

      Tuesday, April 3, 2018

      Physician Assistant Virtual Fair

      In an ideal world, you'd be able to visit every PA school you're interested in. You would see the campus, the classrooms, chat with faculty, and connect with students. But we don't live an an ideal world, so we have the next best thing: PA virtual fairs. Not familiar with virtual fairs? They are a great way to connect with program representatives right from your computer or phone.

      Register for this free fair so you can:
      -Visit almost 40 program chat rooms
      -Get direct access to program faculty & staff
      -Learn more about PA program campuses, student life, and more
      -Get application tips
      -Explore admissions requirements to help you find your best fit programs
      -Access CASPA representatives to help you easily navigate the application