Nov 27, 2023
The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) is offering a 10-week Summer Research Program in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine for Undergraduate and Medical students. Summer research students will have the opportunity to work on an independent research project in the labs of Stanford faculty. No prior research experience is required. In addition to research in a faculty mentor’s lab, students will have the opportunity to meet scientists and health professionals in other industries, learn about different career paths, and present their work to the Stanford cardiovascular and pulmonary science community. For more information and to view previous awardees and mentors, please visit their program's website. Stanford CVI’s Summer Research Program will run for 10 weeks between June and August 2024, with the exact dates yet to be determined. Students will either receive a stipend of between $5,000 to $8,000, or will have on-campus room and board. Eligibility for Undergraduate Students:Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, DACA recipient, or foreign national holding a student, exchange, or permanent resident visa, including an F-1, H1, H1B, J1, PR, TC, or TN.To qualify for the program, you must be entering at least your second year of an undergraduate degree program in Fall 2023. Fall 2023 sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply. Individuals graduating from an undergraduate degree program in Spring/Summer2023 are also eligible.Students who are foreign nationals or DACA recipients are only eligible if they are entering at least their third year of undergraduate study following the program end.Eligibility for Medical Students:U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible for our program. To qualify for the program as a medical student, you must be enrolled in medical school at a US institution.For any questions, please feel free to contact email@example.com Submit Your Application Here! Deadline – January 12th, 2024
Nov 27, 2023
EVENT DESCRIPTIONPlanning to prep for the MCAT over winter break? Work with an expert MCAT teacher to map out your study plan. Learn about all the tools you need (and pitfalls to avoid) to be successful on the MCAT.Event Code: MKGL231062WHENTuesday, November 28, 20238:00 PM - 9:00 PM ETWHERELive OnlineLive Online gives you access to the best Kaplan instructors across the country, right to your laptop or mobile device. A live, interactive session in the comfort of...well, wherever you are.Sign Up Here
Nov 13, 2023
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIESCommitment to Learning and Growth Practices continuous personal and professional growth for improvement, including setting and communicating goals for learning and development; reflects on successes, challenges, and mistakes; pursues opportunities to improve knowledge and understanding; and asks for and incorporates feedback to learn and grow.Cultural AwarenessAppreciates how historical, sociocultural, political, and economic factors affect others’ interactions, behaviors, and well-being; values diversity; and demonstrates a desire to learn about different cultures, beliefs, and values.Cultural HumilitySeeks out and engages diverse and divergent perspectives with a desire to understand and willingness to adjust one’s mindset; understands a situation or idea from alternative viewpoints; reflects on one’s values, beliefs, and identities and how they may affect others; reflects on and addresses bias in oneself and others; and fosters a supportive environment that values inclusivity.Empathy and CompassionRecognizes, understands, and acknowledges others’ experiences, feelings, perspectives, and reactions to situations; is sensitive to others’ needs and feelings; and demonstrates a desire to help others and alleviate others’ distress.Ethical Responsibility to Self and OthersBehaves with honesty and integrity; considers multiple and/or conflicting principles and values to inform decisions; adheres to ethical principles when carrying out professional obligations; resists pressure to engage in unethical behavior; and encourages others to behave honestly and ethically.Interpersonal SkillsDemonstrates an awareness of how social and behavioral cues affect people’s interactions and behaviors; adjusts behaviors appropriately in response to these cues; recognizes and manages one’s emotions and understands how emotions impact others or a situation; and treats others with dignity, courtesy, and respect.Oral CommunicationEffectively conveys information to others using spoken words and sentences; actively listens to understand the meaning and intent behind what others say; and recognizes potential communication barriers and adjusts approach or clarifies information as neededReliability and DependabilityDemonstrates accountability for performance and responsibilities to self and others; prioritizes and fulfills obligations in a timely and satisfactory manner; and understands consequences of not fulfilling one’s responsibilities to self and others.Resilience and AdaptabilityPerseveres in challenging, stressful, or ambiguous environments or situations by adjusting behavior or approach in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles, and recognizes and seeks help and support when needed; recovers from and reflects on setbacks; and balances personal well-being with responsibilities.Service OrientationShows a commitment to something larger than oneself; demonstrates dedication to service and a commitment to making meaningful contributions that meet the needs of communities.Teamwork and CollaborationCollaborates with others to achieve shared goals and prioritizes shared goals; adjusts role between team member and leader based on one’s own and others’ expertise and experience; shares information with team members and encourages this behavior in others; and gives and accepts feedback to improve team performance.SCIENCE COMPETENCIESHuman BehaviorApplies knowledge of the self, others, and social systems to solve problems related to the psychological, sociocultural, and biological factors that influence health and well-being.Living Systems Applies knowledge and skill in the natural sciences to solve problems related to molecular and macro systems, including biomolecules, molecules, cells, and organs.THINKING AND REASONING COMPETENCIESCritical ThinkingUses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.Quantitative ReasoningApplies quantitative reasoning and appropriate mathematics to describe or explain phenomena in the natural world.Scientific InquiryApplies knowledge of the scientific process to integrate and synthesize information, solve problems, and formulate research questions and hypotheses; is facile in the language of the sciences and uses it to participate in the discourse of science and explain how scientific knowledge is discovered and validated.Written CommunicationEffectively conveys information to others by using written words and sentences.Academic and extracurricular experiences provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their aptitude in each of these 17 competency areas. A single experience can demonstrate a student's ability in multiple competency areas at the same time. For example: Holding a position as an officer in a campus club or organization may demonstrate teamwork, reliability and dependability, and ethical responsibility to self and others.A position as a supplemental workshop leader for a science course may demonstrate oral communication, social skills, scientific inquiry, written communication, quantitative reasoning, knowledge of living systems, and critical thinking.
Nov 13, 2023
Oct 31, 2023
Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program offers a unique opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. Students participate in basic or clinical oncology research, a core lecture series designed specifically for them, as well as research and clinical conferences. All participants make a PowerPoint presentation on their research project and submit a report on their research project written in the style of a journal in which their faculty mentor publishes.A primary goal of the POE program is to encourage students to pursue a career in cancer research. Thus, we are particularly interested in highly qualified students with a serious career interest in cancer research, either as a clinical scientist or laboratory-based research scientist. St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers training in leading-edge scientific fields paired with unique mentoring in the St. Jude clinical experience. Highly motivated POE students will have the opportunity to be considered for admission to the St. Jude Graduate School upon completion of their undergraduate degree.All POE program applicants must already have research experience and be full time students at the time they apply. Applicants must be United States citizens, non-citizen nationals, or possess a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States (required by the funding agency). All must be in at least their college sophomore year of college at the time they apply. POE medical students spend a minimum of 10 weeks in the program. The minimum tenure requirement for all others is 11 weeks. All POE applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.40 (on a 4.0 scale) in math and science (biology, chemistry, and physics) and at least a 3.40 overall. Program participants will receive a $600/week subsistence allowance. Fully furnished group housing will be provided at no cost for non-local participants.The POE home page contains links to the program application. The deadline for receipt of all 2024 application materials is February 1, 2024. Early application and submission of materials is highly recommended.
Sep 22, 2023
On Friday, October 13th, the California Postbaccalaureate Consortium In-Person Summit will be happening from 9:30am-4:30pm in Sacramento, CA.* Breakfast, Lunch, Light Refreshments and Beverages will be provided at this year's California Postbaccalaureate Consortium Summit! To confirm your attendance, complete the registration form. If you completed the interest survey, we ask for you to complete the registration form, as well. Our California Postbaccalaureate Consortium website will post information (i.e., tentative agenda, parking, etc.) regarding the Summit. Any questions or concerns? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 22, 2023
5 Reasons to Attend the AAMC Virtual Medical School FairTuesday, October 17 | Live Information Sessions: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ETWednesday, October 18 | Chat with Medical Schools: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. ETRegister NowThe AAMC is hosting its next Virtual Medical School Fair Oct. 17-18. Here are five reasons to attend the fair:Our two-day format offers additional opportunities for participants to connect with expertsNarrow down your list by speaking directly with medical school admissions representativesLearn from the experiences of current medical studentsGain insight on paying for medical school, studying for the MCAT® exam, and preparing for interviewsReceive a discount code for 15% off of a one- or two-year subscription to the Medical School Admissions Requirements™ (MSAR®) website.What did attendees say about our most recent fair in March?“It was great being able to chat with representatives from med schools I was interested in. They were very helpful answering questions I could not answer with their immediately available resources and which my premed advisors could only speculate on (e.g., modality of interviews for this cycle, clarifying some qualities of activities they are looking for, specific questions regarding shadowing/letters of [recommendation], etc.)”“I was able to learn more about other schools which were not even on my radar in terms of applying to medical school. I think this was super beneficial to me.”“I loved hearing personal stories from the admissions officers about experiences they’ve had with students’ applications. They gave me hope and encouragement to keep on going.”Register for 15% off an MSAR Subscription
Sep 22, 2023
Free Online MCAT® EventsPreparing for the January MCAT Sept 13 | Wednesday8:00 - 9:00 PM EST Planning to take the MCAT in January? Work with an expert MCAT teacher to map out your study plan. Learn about the strategies you need (and pitfalls to avoid) to be successful on the test. Bonus! Attend the live event to enter for a chance to win $20,000 to put toward your medical school tuition plus a Kaplan On Demand Course. Sign UpSep 21MCAT Workshop:Mastering MetabolismThu 8PM ETSign UpOct 8When Should You Take the MCAT?Sun 4PM ETSign UpOct 18When Should You Take the MCAT?Wed 8PM ETSign UpSee All Upcoming EventsDon't Miss Out on up to $600 Off MCAT PrepWhy prep with anyone else? Trust the original test prep experts for your highest score. Save for a limited time only.Save Now email@example.com . 1-800-KAP-TEST
Sep 22, 2023
Apply Now! Fall 2024 start Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CAApplications are open nowApplication deadline: 10/1/23Degree and all prerequisites need to be completed by: 5/31/24For more information click hereFor Any Questions:Anne Seed, Admission Counselor, Samuel Merritt University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 22, 2023
The Georgetown Special Master's Program will be hosting monthly webinars to discuss the different types of post baccalaureate programs that exist, and what programs Georgetown has to offer. The dates, time and link to RSVP can be found by clicking on Upcoming Webinars on their websiteThe dates and times are also listed below:Monday, October 23, 2023 - 7-8pm ESTMonday, November 13, 2023 - 7-8pm ESTMonday, December 11, 2023 - 7-8pm EST
Sep 7, 2023
Atlantis is a hospital shadowing program that runs in Europe for pre-med students during school breaks. They are now accepting applications for Winter 2023-2024 and Summer 2024, and will be selecting one student who completes their interest form by Nov 1, 2023 to go on a free one-week winter trip. Learn more here.Atlantis is coming off of a successful summer hosting pre-health students in their observation-only shadowing programs. They are the global leader in healthcare experiential education for college students, have spent 15+ years giving students valuable shadowing experiences, and are excited to start accepting applications for their 2024 programs. Click here to apply
Aug 9, 2023
OMED is the largest Osteopathic medical conference hosted annually by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). This year, OMED will be on October 6-8, 2023 in Orlando, Florida at the Walt Disney Resort. Physicians, residents, medical students, pre-medical students, medical school admissions teams, specialty colleges, and other leaders in the osteopathic medical community will all be in attendance. The pre-medical student track will be held from 7:45 AM on October 7th through 2:00 PM on October 8th. Registration is FREE for medical and pre-medical students. The pre-medical student track is hosted every year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association (Pre-SOMA) and will consist of workshops, chance to meet with medical school admissions officers and deans, an OMM demonstration, Q&A sessions, and more! Check out this link for more information and to register today: https://omed.osteopathic.org If you have any questions, please reach out to email@example.com.