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
Title: SUNY Downstate Early Medical Education(EME) Informationion Session
Description: The Early Medical Education Program (EME) is an initiative to increase the academic competitiveness of undergraduate pre-medical students, early in their college career. The program is designed to provide medical science lectures and academic support through a 4-week, summer enrichment program for the first two summers and a 6-week, pre-matriculation program for the third summer. Students are selected from one of the participating linkage schools. Once accepted into EME, if students meet the program requirements they are granted a guaranteed acceptance into SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine.
Title: MAPS-Minority Association of Pre-medical Students Open House
Description: The Hunter MAPS executive board will provide more information about the club and its mission. They will also be discussing upcoming events, opportunities and answering any questions about the club or the pre-med track.
Refreshments will be served.
Title: Hunter Pre-Health Student Organization Open House
Description: The Pre-Health Organization is launching off the year with an "open house" event and is inviting all Hunter students to join! We will discuss our plans for the year and opportunities for our members to get involved in. Come meet the current e-board and learn about ways to become an active member!
Refrehments will be served.
Description: As a premed student, stress is an unavoidable part of life. Academics, volunteer hours, extracurricular activities—it all adds up. Unfortunately, many students don’t manage stress well—and struggle as a result. While stress can’t be completely avoided, this workshop will teach you how to reduce stress and anxiety. This workshop is a required workshop for new Pre-Health students. This workshop is also strongly recommended for students who are struggling academically or who are current applicants to medical, dental and optometry school.
Title: Chiropractic Medicine 101:New York Chiropractic College Information Session
Description: What is Chiropractic Medicine? Chiropractic medicine focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health.
Join us for an informative presentation by Brad Schilling from the Admissions Office at New York Chiropractic College.
Title: Hospice of New York Volunteer Orientation-Clinical Volunteering
Description: Join us as Sandra Nielsen, volunteer coordinator for Hospice of New York discusses volunteer opportunities. Hospice is searching for committed volunteers who are dependable and want to make a difference in someone’s life. Volunteer positions are available throughout the year and are in various locations across the Greater New York area.
Hospice of New York is committed to the total care of the patient who is facing a life-limiting illness.
Title: NYU School of Medicine Linkage Visit for Post Bacc Certificate Program Students
Description: New York University School of Medicine will host Hunter College Post Baccs for a linkage information session and campus tour on Friday, October 7th.
To qualify or be considered for the NYU linkage program, you must have a 3.5 undergraduate GPA and maintain a 3.75 or higher GPA while enrolled in the Hunter College Post Bacc program.
If you are interested in attending please RSVP no later than September 27th.
The NYU Linkage visit is for students who are viable candidates and are in the final year of completing the certificate program requirements and plan to apply in the 2016-2017 cycle.
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!
Title: Linkage 101 for Post Bacc Certificate Students
Description: We are inviting Post Bacc students who qualify to attend an information session in which we will provide details about our linkage programs and their application requirements. Please note that this Linkage Workshop is only for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program students who are completing the requirements in the final year of the program. Qualified applicants must be nominated by the Pre-Health Office and must have a minimum Hunter Post-Baccalaureate GPA of 3.6. Some of our linkage programs also have a minimum undergraduate GPA requirement but qualification for others are much more dependent on the Hunter Post-Baccalaureate GPA. Successful linkage candidates must also have significant research experience and should plan to take the MCAT no later than April of 2017. All required coursework, including labs, must also be completed by the end of the Fall 2016 semester.
The workshop will cover specific requirements for the individual institutions, including deadlines, GPA cutoffs, AMCAS and MCAT preparation, and timelines for each of the schools: Cornell, Hofstra, New York University, and Stony Brook medical schools. This is the perfect opportunity to have your questions answered.
Each of these institutions also allows prospective candidates to visit their campuses. Please check Blackboard for invitation notices and associated deadlines for these campus visits.
THIS WORKSHOP IS MANDATORY FOR STUDENTS HOPING TO APPLY VIA LINKAGE IN THE 2017 CYCLE. This may be the only linkage workshop for this application cycle so please make every effort to attend.
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: 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.
Title: Hunter College 2nd Annual Pre-Health Summer Opportunities and Internships Fair
Description: Join us for our Summer Pre-Health Opportunities and Internships Fair.
Programs Represented Include:
ACCESS Summer Internship Program at Weill Cornell
Albert Einstein COM Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Columbia University Medical Center Summer Public Health Scholars Program
Columbia University Medical Center SPURS Biomedical Research Program
CUNY Summer Undergraduate Program (CSURP)
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
HRTP: Public Health Internship Program
Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University Biostatistics Epidemiology
Summer Training (BEST) Diversity Program
Mentoring In Medicine Emergency Department Clinical Exposure & Mentoring
MSI AHEC Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP)
Mt. Sinai Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Northeast Regional Alliance (NERA) Medprep Program
PULSE Program at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Rockefeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
Summer Clinical Oncology Research Experience (SCORE)
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program ( SMDEP)
Weill Cornell Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program
Title: The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Ibrahim Hussain
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Ibrahim Hussain. Dr. Hussain is a Neurosurgery resident at Weill Cornell Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Hussain received his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey(New Jersey Medical School), where among other distinctions he was the recipient of the Doris Duke Research Fellowship Award. For that fellowship, Hussain worked with Dr. David Gutmann at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to help develop the Neurofibromatosis Genome Project and Neurofibromatosis Patient Registry Initiative. As a research fellow at New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Neurosurgery, Hussain evaluated cerebral aneurysms to identify risk factors for rupture.
Title: Post Bacc Volunteer / Research Panel Discussion
Description: Post-baccs who have spent time working in a research lab will join our panel to describe what’s like to conduct academic research, go to conferences, publish papers, and explain how to find a good position. Emphasis will be put on the positions suitable for post baccs, and all students are welcome!
Our current board of panelists includes:
Jack Perna - Non-clinical bench top organic chemistry, Hunter College
Eugene Wang - Clinical research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Michael Taub - Clinical research, Rehabilitation Medicine Department at Weill Cornell
This event will be moderated for the first 30-45 minutes with the remainder for open Q&A. Light refreshments will be provided.
Title: 2017-2018 Committee Letter Application Workshop for Post Bacc Certificate Students
Description: he Committee Letter workshop organized by the Pre-Health Post Bacc advisor to provide each applicant or reapplicant 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 a committee letter you must attend this workshop. This is MANDATORY Post Bacc certificate program students.
Description: Come and learn how to suture. The term “suture” is used to refer both to a specific technique for closing a wound, in which the sides of the wound are stitched together, and to the individual stitches involved in the wound closure.
Description: Although the MCAT recently changed, the extensiveness of the Biology section has not. To help you navigate through the content of what you'll see on the Biological Sciences section, we're hosting a MCAT Super Bio Review event.
Title: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Presentation
Description: Topics covered in this presentation are,· the osteopathic medical profession, the admissions process for medical/professional school, interview skills, being a competitive applicant and professionalism.