Title: American Heart Association’s Volunteer Orientation
Description: The American Heart Association’s Volunteer Orientation, will walk you through our mission, programs, volunteer opportunities and community events. We’ll discuss the role of the volunteer in our efforts to improve the heart health for all communities. Our objective this event is to deepen your understanding of the American Heart Association and to share how your involvement will have a significant impact in saving lives!
Title: MedPrep Summer Program at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Info Session
Description: Cindy Estevez, the program coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University Medical Center will discuss the NERA MedPrep Program. MedPrep is a free, summer enrichment program targeting traditionally underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged New York City and New Jersey resident college freshmen and sophomores interested in attending medical school. MedPrep is a 3 year summer commitment designed to give students an opportunity to develop key skills and competencies important to success on the MCAT and in medical school.
Accepted New York resident students begin the MedPrep program at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.
The MedPrep Program is best suited for candidates without summer obligations as the program is full-time.
Accepted students receive stipend support.
There is no application fee.
Title: American Red Cross at Hunter College Volunteer Orientation
Description: The American Red Cross at Hunter College will host an info-session for Pre-Health students. The event will provide information on opportunities for community outreach. You will receive Red Cross volunteer hours for attending this meeting, Information to register with us will be included below. It is recommended to complete registration as soon as possible to begin accumulating hours. The registration includes an online orientation where you will learn about the Red Cross mission and some information on some of volunteers opportunities. We will have plenty of these opportunities available for you to RSVP to for the weeks following the meeting. These opportunities include; Volunteer work in Disaster Services, Home Fire Preparedness training, Psychological First Aid, Soup Kitchens, Blood Drives, Mass Care and Sheltering. We will explain how each of these events helps in the betterment of those in our communities. We're looking forward to meeting you!
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!
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: 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: Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) Application Workshop
Description: The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) formerly known as SMDEP is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students interested in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. This workshop will include:
- Information about the benefits of SHPEP
- Meet past SHPEP participants
- A walk-through the application process.
Description: Hunter Pre-Health advisers will hold a 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 and transfer students!
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.
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Paul Martin. He will talk about his specialty (Internal Medicine), and his role as a hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Martin received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine and his MPH from Harvard University.
Title: How to Beat the MCAT- an MCAT Strategy Session
Description: Join us for a session packed with effective study strategies for the MCAT . A knowledgeable Princeton Review instructor walks you through real exam questions, offers insights on the types of questions you’ll see and gives you helpful strategies you can use on exam day.
Description: Join us for a CARS review session. There are many myths about the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) section, one of which is that your score depends on luck. If you happen to get “good” passages, all is well, but if you don’t, you are in trouble. It’s practice not luck that will help you conquer the MCAT CARS section.