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Joining the listserv will give you up-to-date information regarding the health professions, special events, and the Pre-Health Office.

 

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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Linkage Visit (For Post Bacc Certificate Students only)

This event is for Post-Bacc students ONLY. Do not register for this event if you are are not a Post-Bacc student in the certificate program. Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine will host Hunter Post Bacc certificate program students for a linkage information session and campus tour on Monday, September 24th. To qualify or be considered for the Hofstra linkage program, you must have a 3.75 undergraduate GPA and maintain a 3.75 GPA or higher while enrolled in the Hunter College Post Bacc program. If you are interested in attending you must RSVP by September 3rd.

  • audience::Students
  • Sep 24, 2018 10:00 AM to Sep 24, 2018 12:00 PM.

Spanish and Community Health in Latin America Study Abroad Information Session

Dr. Jorge Nowalski will discuss the Spanish and Community Health summer program in Costa Rica. Hunter College joins forces with the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) and Hospital Clinica Biblica to offer students planning to enter health professions a six-week program, which will provide them the opportunity to explore health care issues in a developing country while furthering their Spanish language skills and gaining an understanding of the life and culture of Costa Rica. The Spanish for Health Sciences offers two levels of Spanish language instruction, intermediate and advanced. Students will be placed in the appropriate level based on an oral placement exam taken upon arrival. The course will prepare students to interview patients, complete patients' files and medical reports, and read texts of medical relevance effectively. The Health Care in Latin America course is intended to create a unique experience for students interested in Latin American and Caribbean Health issues. The course will focus on public health assessment strategies. Through the course, students will be exposed to current challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean and reach an understanding of the way global public health issues unfold in the region. As part of the program students will visit various types of clinics, as well as other points of medical service.

  • audience::Students
  • Sep 24, 2018 01:00 PM to Sep 24, 2018 02:00 PM.

Fall 2018 Pre-Health Clubs and Organizations Fair

The Pre-Health Club fair is an opportunity for Hunter students to learn about all the Pre-Health clubs and organizations that exist on campus. Representatives from each of the clubs will be on hand to offer information about their organization. Boost your Pre-Health portfolio by joining a Pre-Health club today!

  • audience::Students
  • Sep 26, 2018 12:30 PM to Sep 26, 2018 03:00 PM.

2019-2020 Committee Letter Application Workshop

The Committee Letter workshop organized by the Pre-Health Office to provide each undergraduate applicant or re-applicant with valuable information about preparing your Committee Letter Application and your medical, dental or veterinary school application. This includes guidelines for preparing Personal Statements and other parts of the application. These guidelines are presented to help applicants to craft their personal statements and other parts of their Committee Letter Application. In order to submit a Committee Letter Application and receive either a committee letter or letter packet you must attend one of the workshops. This is MANDATORY for all first-time applicants as well as re-applicants who would like to have previously submitted Committee Letters updated. Committee Letter Document Requirement 1. 8-10 course evaluations- You must have at least 3 course evaluations from science courses (one from Biology, one from Chemistry, and one from Physics preferred). 2. 6 letters of recommendation- You must have one letter from a Hunter science (biology, chemistry or physics) faculty member, one letter from a clinical supervisor/doctor or health practitioner and, one from a research supervisor. 3. The 8-10 course evaluations and 6 letters of recommendation must all be submitted by February 1st, 2019.

  • Sep 26, 2018 01:00 PM to Sep 26, 2018 03:00 PM.

Clinical Volunteering 101 for Pre-Health Students

Shari Sirkin Kaplan, the Volunteer Program Director at Mount Sinai Hospital will be conducting a workshop about clinical volunteering and will also recruit students to serve as volunteers in the Emergency Department. This is a highly sought after placement for anyone interested in pursuing an education and career in health. This is a required workshop for Pre-Health students.

  • audience::Students
  • Sep 26, 2018 01:00 PM to Sep 26, 2018 03:00 PM.

National Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE) Mentorship Program Information Session

National Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE)Mentorship program is seeking undergraduate and graduate students interested in healthcare leadership for their 2019 program. Promising students are matched with executive mentors dedicated to promoting access to healthcare underrepresented communities. Applications are being accepted until October 5, 2018.

  • audience::Students
  • Sep 26, 2018 06:00 PM to Sep 26, 2018 07:00 PM.
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