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2017-10

Contains all seminars for October 2017.

3rd Annual Pre-Health Summer Enrichment, Internships and Research Programs Fair

Join us for our Annual Hunter College Pre-Health Summer Enrichment, Internships and Research Programs Fair. Programs Represented Include: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health Biostatistics Epidemiology Summer Training (BEST) Program Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Summer Health Professions Education Program(SHPEP) Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Summer Public Health Scholars Program Emergency Medical Associates Gateways to Laboratory summer program HRTP: A Public Health Internship Program Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Summer Undergraduate Research Program Mentoring In Medicine Emergency Department Clinical Exposure & Mentoring Program NERA MedPrep New York University Langone Health Project Healthcare New York University Langone Health Research Associates New York University Langone Health Patient Advocacy Volunteers in Emergency Research Services (PAVERS) PrIMER - Program to inspire minority undergraduate students in environmental health research at Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health Scribe America SHIP - Summer Health Internship Program/ Health Career Summer Club Summer Clinical Oncology Research Experience (SCORE) SUNY College of Optometry CSTEP Summer Academic Program Weill Cornell Medical College ACCESS Summer Research Program Weill Cornell Medical College Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Program for Premedical Students

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Salus University College of Optometry and Health Sciences Information Session

Chris Speece from Salus University's Office of Admissions will discuss the application process for the optometry, public health and physician assistant programs, ways for applicants to better prepare for the process and also what makes Salus University's programs unique. Salus University is a private university in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, specializing in degree programs for the health care professions. It was founded as the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry in 1919.

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MD-PhD Panel Discussion

oin us fro an engaging discussion with Marcus Lambert, Jose Aleman and Alexandra Lewis. Dr. Marcus Lambert, PhD • Assistant Dean of Diversity and Student Life; Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences • Howard University- Bachelor of Science in Biology • New York University- Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Sciences, General • Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Master of Science, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research Dr. José O. Alemán, MD, PhD • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Health • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University • MD and PhD from Harvard Medical School and MIT Dr. Alexandra Lewis, MD • Anesthesiologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center • Yale University, Bachelor of Architecture (BArch), History of Science History of Medicine • The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Master of Science (M.Sc.), International Health Policy and Health Economics • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD • Harvard Medical School, Anesthesiology Residency Program

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Examkrackers CARS Review

Come join the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Student's (MAPS), MCAT Examkrackers CARS session this Thursday. This event will led by College Program National Director Megan Galvin, who has years of experience with preparing students for the MCAT, and knows the process that one takes to be prepared for the exam. Refreshments will be served.

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The Art of Science Club Open House

The Art of Science is a creative forum for students to explore the confluence of the fields of art and science through discussion and collaboration on projects. STEAM education (Incorporating art and design into STEM curricula) is becoming an integral party of systems of higher education, and this club is a means to introduce the STEAM initiative to the general CUNY student body.

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AMSA Presents: Pathways in Medicine Discussion Panel

Join the American Medical Student Association on Friday, October 13th 3:45-5:45PM for our Pathways in Medicine Discussion Panel. The panel will consist of a graduate student currently in a joint Masters in Public Health - Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine program and his colleagues. Topics to be discussed: - Transitioning from undergrad to graduate level education - Various jobs available in the healthcare field - Salaries of these available jobs - New routes being taken in modern day medicine

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UAG School of Medicine Admissions Information Session

Join Jerry Alvarez, recruiter and student advisor from UAG School of Medicine for an information session. The mission of UAG is to train medical students in an environment which encourages the quest for academic excellence based on national and international standards to achieve their competent professional development for their own benefit and that of the community. Regarded as one of the most efficient and well-organized medical schools in Latin America, UAG School of Medicine is the oldest private medical school in the country at the oldest private university in Mexico. Since opening our doors, more than 15,000 UAG graduates have gone on to practice medicine in all 50 U.S. states.

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Strategies for Getting into Medical School and Connecting with Professionals

oin us for our 2017 Pre-Health weekend panel discussion and networking event with Dean David Taylor of Georgetown University School of Medicine and Dr. Asante Dickson Chairman of the Radiology Department at Washington Adventist Hospital. They will offer strategies for getting into medical school and networking with professionals. Dean David Taylor joined the Georgetown University School of Medicine family in 1990 as the Associate Dean for Student Learning, responsible for initiatives that promote the retention and advancement of medical students. Dean Taylor is the recipient of numerous awards including: Mayoral Proclamation of Excellence (2017) for medical education programs in service to the residents of the District of Columbia, Georgetown University President's Excellence Award (2015) for performance that has clearly demonstrated a commitment to excellence and Diamond Award (2014, 2015) for excellence in medical student advising and support. Dr. Asante Dickson is the current chairman of the Radiology Department at Washington Adventist Hospital. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and possesses a Certificate of Added Qualification from the American Board of Radiology in Neuroradiology. Dr. Dickson began his path to medicine while attending Cornell University as an undergraduate, graduated from Georgetown University School of medicine and received a competitive neuroradiology fellowship from Stanford University.

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Pre-Health Day Keynote Speaker- Dr. Marissa Lombardo & Networking with Student Doctor Jonathan Jaroop

Join us for an engaging conversation with Dr. Marissa Lombardo. Dr. Lombardo is a Hunter College alum who attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is currently completing her residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Lombardo has received numerous honors and awards including: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Distinction in Clinical Research Investigation Award, and the Medical Society of the State of New York Community Service Award. After the keynote address, join us for a networking session with Hunter alums Marisa Lombardo and Jonathan Jaroop. Jonathan is a third year medical student at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine.

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Preparing and Applying to Pharmacy School

Dean Lorraine Cicero of Stony Brook University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will discuss how to become a competitive applicant for pharmacy school. She will also give an overview of Stony Brook School of Pharmacy program.

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Post Bacc Student Doctor Speaker Series- Justin Rice: Hunter to Harvard Medical School

Join us for an engaging discussion with Hunter College Post Bacc Certificate Program alum Justin Rice. Justin is currently a second year medical student at Harvard medical school. This event is strongly recommended for Post Baccs planning to apply in the upcoming 2018-19 application cycle.

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Biz&Bites Speaker Series - Startups in Healthcare

Join the Hunter College Pre-Business Club for a conversation with Cooper Zelnick, the Chief of Staff for Groups,a health services company. The topic of the conversation will be Startups in Healthcare. Refreshments will be served.

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NYU Project Healthcare, PAVERS & Research Associate (RA) Internship Information Session Programs

roject Healthcare (PHC) is an innovative and immersive volunteer program for enthusiastic and inspired college and post-baccalaureate students. Created by the Bellevue Hospital Center Emergency Department, PHC allows students the opportunity to experience and observe many different aspects of healthcare. The program is comprised of several weekly rotations which are based in the Emergency Department. It offers the committed student a unique healthcare experience, which is intended to furnish a wealth of knowledge about the numerous options for a career in healthcare. PAVERS is a patient advocacy volunteer program in which participants gain patient interaction experience and learn about medicine through emergency department observation, possible assistance with research, and a series of lectures. The Research Associate (RA) Internship is an innovative volunteer program for enthusiastic and inspired college and post-baccalaureate students. Created by the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine, the internship grants students an opportunity to experience and observe multiple aspects of clinical research. The program consists of clinical research shifts based in the Emergency Department. The program offers the committed student a unique experience to furnish a wealth of knowledge about the numerous options for a career in healthcare. This school-year long or summer intensive unpaid research internship will expose participants to a diverse spectrum of clinical research investigations occurring in the Emergency Departments of Bellevue Hospital Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, and NYU Lutheran.

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AMSA Presents: How to Get an A in Organic Chemistry

Join AMSA as we go over key tips in obtaining A's in Organic Chemistry. The discussion will be held by three Organic Chemistry Peer Teachers Assistants who obtained A's in Organic Chemistry 1 and 2.

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SNMA MAPS-Minority Association of Pre-medical Students Monthly Meeting

Join the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) for their monthly club meeting. Refreshments will be served.

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Pre-Health Discussion Forum:Patents & Pills, Prices & Profits

Discussion Questions: 1. Should the US introduce some form of price regulation for medicines? If so, how? 2. Intellectual property protections - mainly in the form of patents - are supposed to create incentives for innovation - including drug development. How well do you think this is working? Are there any possible alternatives to the current model? Readings: a. Scannell J. Four Reasons Drugs Are Expensive, Of Which Two Are False. Forbes.com October 13, 2015. https://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2015/10/13/four-reasons-drugs-are-expensive-of-which-two-are-false/#767128974c3b b. Light D, Lexchin J. Foreign free riders and the high price of US medicines BMJ 2005:331:958-60. http://www.bmj.com/content/331/7522/958.full.pdf c. Schrag D. The Price Tag on Progress — Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer. N Engl J Med 2004;351(4):317-319. http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMp048143 d. Lakdawalla DN,Goldman DP,Michaud PC, Sood N. US Pharmaceutical Policy In A Global Marketplace. Health Affairs 2009;28(1):w138- w150. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/28/1/w138.long

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University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions Info Session

Interested in Public Health and the Health Professions? Come and learn more about our MPH, MS, MA and PhD programs offered at University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions. The Director of Recruitment and Enrollment will be on hand to answer any questions. Programs offered include: MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program Rehabilitation Science PhD Master of Public Health MPH Exercise Science PhD/MS Epidemiology PhD/MS Community Health and Health Behavior PhD/MS Biostatistics PhD/MS Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Occupational Therapy BS/MS Nutrition MS Dietetic Internship with Master of Science in Nutrition

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Choosing The Right Major for Pre-Health Students-Human Bio, Psychology, Community Health & Nutrition

Choosing the right major is an important part of the academic process. Join us as Dr. Michael Steiper, Chair of the Human Biology program, Dr. Khursheed Navder, the Campus Director for the School of Urban Public Health and Maria-Helena Reis, the Director of Student Academic Advising for the Psychology Program will discuss their respective programs and the health related fields you can pursue with a degree in these areas. Freshmen Pre-Health students are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Hunter College Health Professions Graduate Schools Fair

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: Ben-Gurion University's Medical School for International Health Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine Columbia University - Institute of Human Nutrition Examkrackers MCAT Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University Hunter College Hunter College Kaplan Test Prep Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine New York University College of Dentistry Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Saba University School of Medicine Salus University St Georges University of London - Cyprus program Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences SUNY Downstate Medical Center-Office of Admissions The Princeton Review The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Touro College of Pharmacy U.S. Army Health Care Team University of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy US NAVY HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP Utica College

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FlexMed Early Assurance Program Application Preparation Workshop

This workshop will review the requirements for application to the FlexMed Early Assurance Program of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). This workshop will specifically focus on how to write the FlexMed essays. A step-by-step analysis of what to discuss in each essay response and how to organize your essay responses will be reviewed. The workshop will also prepare you for the interview. The types of questions you should be prepared to answer and how to be a strong applicant will be covered. Hunter College sophomores who are currently applying or are planning to apply to the Flex-Med Program at ISMMS are strongly encouraged to attend. You will also have the opportunity to speak with successful FlexMed applicants Christina Marshall and Jennifer Shmukler. This workshop is a collaboration between Hunter College Macaulay Honors College and the Pre-Health Professions Advising Office.

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Internships in Science and Research

Prepare for Spring and Summer internship opportunities now! Learn about the broad range of research internships available in the sciences including biology, biochemistry, chemistry and human biology as well as internship resources, application procedures/deadlines and how to gain academic credit for the experience. Presentations by faculty advisors and CDS will be followed by Q&A.

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Society for Bioethics and Medicine Monthly Meeting_Introduction to Bioethics

Join the Society for Bioethics and Medicine at our first meeting! At this meeting, you'll learn about theories in ethics and the principles of bioethics and apply these principles to analyze a case study and participate in a short debate.

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2017-2018 Committee Letter Application Workshop for Post Bacc Certificate Students

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.

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Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) Application Workshop

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.

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Pharmacy School Planning 101- How to become 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

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MD/PhD Talk with Weill Cornell Medical Student Michelina Stoddard

Join us for an engaging discussion with Michelina Stoddard. Miki is a 5th year MD/PhD student (Entering class of 2012) in the Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program at Weill Cornell Medical College. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in neurobiology after transferring from Seattle Central Community College. Miki is the first person in her family to attend college, and having grown up in a socioeconomically disadvantaged environment, understands firsthand the challenges associated with becoming a first-generation medical student. Her professional interests include forensic pathology, inflammation and innate immunity, advocacy for students belonging to groups that are under-represented in medicine, and mentoring students.

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Application Planning 101

This workshop will offer a step-by-step detailed action plan for students to follow with the intention of providing them with the framework for a strong and comprehensive application. The workshop will break down the students’ responsibilities as an applicant by year, and provide different scenarios and paths that perhaps they haven’t considered but that will lead to a more competitive application.

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