Title: What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine?
Description: Dr. Hakima Amri, the director of the Georgetown University Medical Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program (CAM), will discuss what is Complementary and Alternative Medicine, as well as the Georgetown University Masters program in Physiology with a concentration in Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Join us for an informative talk on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Title: Preparing for and Applying to MD/PhD Programs
Description: Ruth Gotian, the Administrative Director of the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program will discuss all you need to know about applying to MD/PhD Programs.
Title: How to Pursue Research Opportunities for Pre-Health Students
Description: Miriam Gofine, the Research Manager for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College will discuss how to find research opportunities. This is a required workshop for Pre-Health students.
Title: The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Matthew McCarthy
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Matthew William McCarthy. Dr. McCarthy is an assistant professor of medicine at Cornell, a staff physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center and a New York Times bestselling author. He will discuss, what being a doctor is really like", how to survive medical school and be successful in your career. Dr. McCarthy will also talk about his book called "The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly" about his inspiring (and terrifying) intern year at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital.
Title: Committee Letter Workshop: 2016-2017 Committee Letter Application Cycle
Description: The Committee Letter workshop organized by the Pre-Health Office to provide each 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 and already have a Pre-Health file. This is MANDATORY for all first-time applicants as well as Re-Applicants who would like to have previously submitted Committee Letters updated. This workshop is for students applying in the summer 2016 to medical, dental, optometry, podiatry and veterinary school.
Description: 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
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 for this workshop that will help you to maximize your time. This workshop is strongly recommended for students who are struggling academically or who are preparing to apply to professional schools.
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.
Title: Applying to Summer Research Programs and Hunter Research Opportunities
Description: The Hunter chapter of the American Medical Student Association will be hosting a workshop about how to apply to Summer 2016 research programs and research opportunities at Hunter College laboratories.
Title: Hunter College Health Professions Schools Fair
Description: Join us for Hunter's first Health Professions Schools Fair.
Meet with Admission Officers
Learn about the different health professions programs
Schools attending the fair include:
Weill Cornell Medical College
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
NYU College of Dentistry
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers/New Jersey Medical School
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Quinnipiac University
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
New York Chiropractic College
New York College of Health Professions
St. George's University of London Medical School
Touro College of Pharmacy
Ross School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Medical School for International Health
Georgetown University Medical Center
University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic medicine
Hofstra University School of Health Professions & Human Services
Title: Everything You Need to Know about Being a Pre-Health Student
Description: This workshop is geared towards· students who are interested in going on to professional health care programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry,· veterinary and podiatric medicine. This workshop is designed to ensure students learn the basic information and can begin meeting the requirements for a competitive application. Topics include:
How to develop your Pre-Health Portfolio
Characteristics of a Competitive Applicant
Title: Pre-Health Columbia University Summer Enrichment Workshop
Description: Cindy Estevez, the program coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University Medical Center will discuss three enrichment programs that are geared towards students on the pre-medical and pre-dental educational tracks: the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, the Summer Public Health Scholars program and the NERA MedPrep Program.
Description: The Post-Bacc Community be hosting a panel discussion on extracurricular research opportunities, and we'd like to invite everyone involved in the pre-health community to attend!
We have some great speakers lined up discuss their own experiences working in research (clinical, bench, and more!), what they've learned form their time in the field, and what they'd recommend.
Topics will include how to find and apply for positions, how to find a good PI, what it takes to get your name on a paper, what's important when applying to schools, and much more!
Description: The cloning of human stem cells; a new prenatal diagnostic method; the safety of genetically modified foods, these are just a few of the topics which are all a part of the Bioethics debate.
Join the Hunter College Society for Bioethics and Medicine for their first annual bioethics debate! You will hear the viewpoints of patients, family members, doctors, researchers, animal activists, and others in certain controversial situations in medicine and research. This will be a great opportunity actively think about ethical issues in medicine and research.
Refreshments will be served.
Description: Hunter Pre-Health advisers will hold a drop-in, 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: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Elliot Melendez, a pediatric emergency physician at Boston Children’s Hospital; a physician triple board certified in pediatrics, pediatric critical
care and pediatric emergency medicine; and a Harvard Medical School graduate.
A high school dropout from the South Bronx, Dr. Melendez entered Lehman in 1989 after earning his GED. Working full-time while attending class, he was forced to leave school during his junior year to support his wife and newborn child. But his determination led him to return two years later and ultimately to graduate cum laude with a biology major in 1995.
His research focuses on the evaluation of severe infection in infants and children, and he is also involved in a telemedicine initiative with the Hospital Buen Samaritano in rural Puerto Rico in which knowledge and expertise are shared via telemedicine technology. He will be coming to Hunter College to talk about his non-traditional path, and to answer any questions pre-med and pre-health students may have.
Title: FlexMed Presentation / Doctor Speaker -Dr. Jessica Reid-Adam
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Jessica Reid-Adam. She is a pediatric nephrologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and serves on the admissions committee at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
She will also discuss the FlexMed at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. FlexMed allows sophomores in any major to apply for early assurance to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Once accepted, students will be free to pursue their area of study, unencumbered by the traditional science requirements and MCAT.
Title: SPURS-Columbia University Biomedical Summer Research Program
Description: Renowned cardiologist Dr. Andrew Marks will host an information session about the SPURS program. The SPURS program provides intense research fellowship experiences on the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons campus to undergraduate students from Universities in the City of Greater New York. The experience is intended to (a) provide meaningful training in biomedical research, and (b) enhance the students’ ability to achieve a career in biomedical research and/or medicine by pursuing an advanced degree (either Ph.D., M.D./ Ph.D. or M.D.). In addition to specific training in the indicated research area, the students receive in-depth training in biomedical research methodology, including: (a) the design and analysis of experiments, (b) a critical reading of the scientific literature, through journal clubs, (c) the presentation of scientific results at laboratory meetings, (d) attendance at convened poster sessions, (e) the preparation of abstracts and manuscripts describing the results of experiments, and (f) career counseling and research ethics.