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2020-03

Contains all seminars for March 2020.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine Admissions Talk with Dean Joseph Ravenell

Join us for an admissions information session with a Dean at NYU School of Medicine.

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Student Doctor Speaker Series-Marie Mazzeo

Join us for an engaging online discussion with Marie Mazzeo.

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Pharmacy Career 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 2.5/1.5 program • Pre-requisite courses and admissions requirements

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Prestigious Scholarships 101 for Pre-Health Students

Come to hear about fellowship opportunities and why they are important to your future as a scientist and health professional. Stephen Lassonde, Director of Hunter’s Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships will discuss individual fellowships, internships, and the elements of the application process.

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Health Policy Speaker Series: Dr. William L. Schpero-The Economics of Pandemic

Joins us for a health policy talk with Dr. William L. Schpero, an Assistant Professor in the division of Health Policy and Economics Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College. He studies Medicaid and the health care safety net in the United States. Through his research, he aims to inform federal and state policy, as well as the work of health care providers and organizations that serve vulnerable and high-need, high-cost patient populations. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. Talk Topics: • 1. The Economics of Pandemic Response • 2. Health Care Spending in the United States: Why Are We Such An Outlier? Strongly recommended for 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 applicants. The topics discussed will help you to prepare for upcoming applicant interviews.

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Financing Your Medical School Education

LaVerne Walker from The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Financial Aid Office will present detailed information about the costs of attending medical school, and information will be presented about resources and scholarships that can help you finance your medical or other health professional education. Topics include: The Financial Aid Process Medical School Costs & Budget Determining Financial Aid Awards Categories of Financial Aid Medical School Debt This is a required application planning workshop.

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Dissecting the AMCAS application of A Successful Applicant: Packaging yourself for success

This presentation will cover the anatomy of an AMCAS application. You will receive insights on the application process from a successful 2019-2020 applicant to medical school who has been accepted to several medical schools which include, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Duke University School of Medicine, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. Target audience: 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 applicants

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Preparing Your Secondary Essays for Health Profession Applications

This online workshop will cover everything you need to know about writing your secondary essays for medical, dental, vet, or other health profession applications, including: Why secondary essays are a critical component of your health profession application, •A review of common secondary essay questions, • Tips for how to write effective secondary essays, •Tips for what to avoid in writing your secondary essays, •Organizing the completion of your secondary essays, and •The timing for submitting your secondary essays. Sample secondary essays will be reviewed and copies will be available. This is a required application planning workshop for Committee Letter and Letter Packet recipients.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series # 1

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series #3

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Pharmacy Career Planning 101- How to become a Pharmacist

Join us for a pharmacy information session. Come and learn about Touro College Of Pharmacy.

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AMSA Presents: How to Get an A in Biology I and II

Join the Hunter College chapter of the American Medical Student Association for this presentation which will be led by two students who successfully completed the introductory Biology course sequence with a grade of A.

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Professionalism 101 for Pre-Health Students

This workshop teaches you professional etiquette that will help you to be successful in your academic and professional life.

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New York Medical College Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences Information Session

Join us for a presentation with Pam Suett, who is the Director of Recruitment at our School of Health Sciences and Practice and Catherine Ashton Yankou, graduate programs recruiter and advisor at New York Medical College. They will address questions regarding that school’s programs which include the Doctor of Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology and Public Health programs.

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Naloxone Training for Pre-Health Students

Naloxone administration is an emergency intervention to prevent opioid overdose. Pre-Health students will get hands-on experience, gain some knowledge about the current opioid crisis and learn how they may help people in their communities. It is also a great experience to include on your health professions graduate school applications. This training will be conducted by the Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center.

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Community Service 101 for Pre-Health Students

This event will provide information on opportunities for community service. 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. This is a required pre-health workshop.

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Gift of Life Volunteer Infomration Session

Come and learn about Gift of Life's mission, volunteer opportunities, how to be more involved with the club, and most importantly, how you can help us to swab potential donors for the bone marrow registry. This looks great on your CV/resume and is a very low time commitment with a huge reward! Most importantly, lunch will be served. We hope to see you all there!

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Pre-Health Organization FDNY CPR Training

We're excited to announce that the Pre-Health Organization will be having a CPR training session hosted by NYC's Fire Department. Come learn the basics of this very important life-saving technique from the FDNY!

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AMSA Presents: America Needs You Fellowship Program Information Session

The Hunter College chapter of the American Medical Student Association will be hosting an information session about the America Needs You Fellowship Program, open to current Freshman.

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Music is Medicine Club Meeting

Join Music is Medicine for an interest meeting to discover how you can connect your passion for music with community service. Members of the club perform for patients in the hospital with the goal of alleviating patient stress and brightening the hospital atmosphere.

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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series # 1

The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University’s Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series. This Basic Workshops provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence. Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others’ perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning. Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence. You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.

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Salus University-the Pennsylvania College of Optometry Information Session

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.

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Dental Student Speaker Series: Jessica Pinkhasov and Danielle Rays

Jessica Pinkhasov and Danielle Rays are Hunter College alums and dentists in training. They are currently in their first year of dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine.

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Personal Statement and Experiences Workshop

The experiences and personal statement sections of your common application bridge the gap between a description of you as a scientist and humanitarian and the metrics provided by your test scores and GPA.

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Time management for Pre-Health Students

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.

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Bioethics and oSTEM Collaboration Debate Event: LGBTQ+ and Health

Join the Society of Bioethics and Medicine and oSTEM for our first debate of the semester!

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Preparing and Applying To Podiatry Schools

The field of Podiatry has changed dramatically over the last decade and if you are interested in learning more about Podiatric Medicine, you should plan on attending this workshop.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Information Session

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of the oldest schools of public health and has ranked as the #1 School of Public Health for the last 25 years.

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Scribe America Information Session

Join AMSA for an information session about clinical opportunities with Scribe America. ScribeAmerica was established in 2003, is a provider of medical scribes to hospitals and medical practices.

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