Title: Peer Health Exchange Volunteering Information Session
Description: The Peer Health Exchange’s mission is to give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. The Peer Health Exchange trains college students to teach a health curriculum in low-income high schools that lack comprehensive health education.
This is a great community service activity and the Peer Health Exchange program offers opportunities for personal and professional growth.
It is also a great way to help you build your Pre-Health Portfolio.
Join us to learn about how you can become a Peer Health Educator.
Title: Community Service Volunteering for Pre-Health Students
Description: Justin Kim, Director of Community Relations at the American Heart Association’s will conduct a community service workshop. This presentation will also provide a walk through of the American Heart Association’s mission, programs, volunteer opportunities and community events. It will include a discussion of the role of the volunteer in efforts to improve the heart health for all communities. The objective this event is also to deepen your understanding of the American Heart Association and to share how your involvement will have a significant impact in saving lives! This is a required workshop for Pre-Health students.
Title: Resume Writing and Networking 101 for Pre-Health Students
Description: Resume writing and networking are vital skills for advancing your professional and academic career. Learn how to show off your experience and connect with people who can guide you on your professional path.
If you are planning to apply for volunteering, internships and research opportunities, this workshop is for you.
This is a required workshop for Pre-Health students.
Title: The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Nelson Sanchez
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Nelson Sanchez. Dr. Sanchez currently serves as an urgent care physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He has a bachelor's degree from Brown University and a medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at NYU Medical Center
During his medical training, Nelson conducted research exploring LGBT health and health care. He completed research on medical students' attitudes and clinical experiences with gay, lesbian, and transgender patients, and New York City transgender residents' access to medical care and hormone therapies. His research has been published in various journals, including Family Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health. At Weill Cornell, he currently leads the Safe Zone LGBT Allies Training Workshops, he teaches a course on LGBT health for the first-year medical student class, and he collaborates with medical students on educational initiatives to improve physician training in the care of LGBT patients.
Title: Wayne State University School of Medicine Information Session
Description: The Wayne State University School of Medicine has a distinguished history of producing the nation’s finest physicians and researchers. That reputation continues to be built upon today, making the university not only a center for medical education, but the source of groundbreaking clinical research put into practice around the world.
Join us for an admissions talk with recruiter Melvin Lunkins.
Title: Spanish and Community Health in Latin America Study Abroad Information Session
Description: 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.
Title: Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Linkage Visit
Description: Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine will host Hunter Post Bacc certificate program students for a linkage information session and campus tour on Monday, September 14th.
To qualify or be considered for the Hofstra linkage program for the 2016-2017 application cycle, 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 4th.
Title: The Medical School for International Health Admissions Presentation
Description: The mission of the Medical School for International Health (MSIH) is to address the need for medical education that focuses on the interface between global health and community and preventive medicine. Admission is open to exceptional individuals of all nationalities who wish to prepare themselves for careers in global health and population-based medicine. The MSIH seeks outstanding students with the academic preparation, maturity, and commitment to master a rigorous medical school curriculum and to benefit from the demands and opportunities associated with graduate study within the diverse cultural environment of Israel.
Join us to hear more about this exciting opportunity to study medicine abroad.
Title: BOOM! Health Internship Information Session
Description: Marie Likanje, the coordinator at BOOM! Heath will be recruiting for an internship opportunity only available young women in the Pre-Health program at Hunter College. BOOM! Heath is looking for an intern to start in late September. Bring your resume.
BOOM!Health is an organization that enables New Yorkers living with and at highest risk for illness, addiction, homelessness and poverty to realize their full potential by integrating services to create a seamless continuum of prevention and care.
Title: Post Bacc Certificate Program Orientation Re-fresher / Meet & Greet
Description: Come join us for a refresher on the Pre-Health Post Bacc Certificate Program, Q&A style! Members of the board from the Pre-Health Post Bacc Community will be there to answer your burning questions so you don't have to write another email. ;) Handouts of the program requirements will also be made available for those seeking a copy. Following the Q&A, we'll have a meet and greet session for new and old post-baccs. Refreshments & coffee to be provided!
This event is open only to Hunter College Pre-health Post Bacc students
Description: This 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!
Description: Learning how to effectively manage your time will be one of the most important skills you will need to acquire in order to be successful. Reducing anxiety and procrastination, eliminating cramming, increasing motivation, and gaining extra time are a few of the many advantages of learning how to effectively manage time. Join us for this workshop that will help you to maximize your time. This workshop is strongly recommended for students who are strongly recommended for all Pre-Health students.
Title: The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly with Dr. Matthew McCarthy
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Matthew William McCarthy. Dr. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of medicine, a staff physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Times bestselling author.
Title: Test Prep Planning 101 for Pre-Health Students
Description: Test prep 101 covers all you need to know about the various medical (MCAT), dental (DAT), optometry (OAT), pharmacy (PCAT) and physician assistant or PA (GRE) schools admissions test.
How to prepare
Description: Hunter Pre-Health advisers will hold group advising sessions for students with Pre-Health questions. This session will be held in a classroom setting and will allow students to collectively ask questions of the Pre-Health advising team and to learn from their Pre-Health peers. All are welcome, especially first-year students!
Title: Pharmacy School Planning 101- How to become a Pharmacist
Description: Interested in becoming a Pharmacist?
Join us for a pharmacy information session. Come and learn about Touro College Of Pharmacy. Topics to be covered include:
• Top 10 reasons to pursue a PharmD career
• Careers options and earnings potential for PharmD
• Touro College of Pharmacy’s unique 2+2 program
• Pre-requisite courses and admissions requirements
Title: Hunter College Pre-Health Clubs and Organizations Fall 2016 Open House
Description: Mix and mingle with all of the Pre-Health clubs and organizations. Learn how to get involved in the Hunter College Pre-Health Community.
Clubs represented at this event include:
AMSA - American Medical Student Association
Pre-Dental Society of Hunter College
Hunter College Pre-Optometry Society
Hunter College Pre-Veterinary Club
MAPS- Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students
Pre-Health Students Organization
Society of Bioethics & Medicine at Hunter College
Refreshments will be provided.
Title: Choosing The Right Major for Pre-Health Students- Human Biology
Description: Choosing the right major is an important part of the academic process. Join us as Dr. Michael Steiper, Chair of the Human Biology Department discusses the Human Biology major and the health related fields you can pursue with this degree. New Pre-Health students are strongly encouraged to attend.
Title: New York University (NYU) School of Medicine Admissions Talk
Description: Join us for an admissions information session with Francisco Lucio, the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at NYU School of Medicine. NYU School of Medicine is ranked number 11 out of 140 medical schools nationwide in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Graduate Schools” listing.
Description: One of the most important phases of the application process is your interview. There are different kinds of interviews, such as standard one-on-one interviews or multiple mini interviews (MMIs). This workshop will help you prepare for the admissions interview process for Dental, Medical, Optometry, Veterinary and Podiatry schools.
Topics will include:
What Interviewers are looking for
Attitude and Effort