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Research Panel Discussion

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!

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MCAT Panel Discussion

Would you like to hear how your peers prepared for the MCAT? The Post-Bacc Community will be hosting Annual MCAT panel. EVERYONE is welcome - undergrads and post-baccs alike! We'll outline the details of the exam, registration, and scoring of the NEW MCAT and then open up the floor to our panel, which will feature students that have taken both the old and new versions. These panelists have a wide variety of backgrounds and prepared for the MCAT in different ways. They'll discuss their approaches (study methods, prep courses, practice tests, etc.), best practices, and things they wish they had done differently. Also, food will be provided!

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Complementary & Alternative Medicine Panel Discussion

The Pre-Health Post-Bacc Community will be hosting the 2nd annual Complementary & Alternative Medicine Panel discussion , and everyone involved in pre-health, post-baccs and undergraduates alike, is welcome! Holistic approaches to health care are becoming increasingly popular. There are therapeutic yoga classes for cancer patients at Sloan Kettering, acupuncture treatments for post-surgery recovery at Columbia, and ongoing research into herbal teas and extracts at universities around the world. There's even a branch of the NIH devoted to the study of these treatments: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Care. While we often have extensive exposure to traditional medicine, we often learn next to nothing about alternative medicine, even though we will be working along side them in our future careers. Come learn about the paths and practices of acupuncturists, naturopaths, chiropractors and other practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine Tuesday night! We have an excellent line up of speakers who are all practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine, and they will be available to answer our questions about their practices, their relationships with patients, their path into their specific field of healthcare, and more.

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Test Prep Planning 101 for Pre-Health Students

Test prep 101 covers all you need to know about the various medical (MCAT), dental (DAT), optometry (OAT), pharmacy (PCAT) and physician assistant or PA (GRE) schools admissions test. Topics include: Test content How to prepare Exam costs

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Personal Statement and Experiences Workshop for Post Bacc Certificate Students

The Post Bacc personal statement and experiences section of the AMCAS application needs to be stronger than an undergraduate's. The purpose of this workshop is to preview what medical school admissions look for in a Post Bacc application. The workshop is critical to preparing a "standout" medical school application. THIS WORKSHOP IS MANDATORY FOR ALL POST BACC CERTIFICATE STUDENTS HOPING TO APPLY FOR A 2016 COMMITTEE LETTER.

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Spring 2018 Pre-Health New Student Orientation

The Pre-Health New Student Orientation is designed to provide detailed information to students who are new to Hunter College about the Pre-Health program. This orientation is intended for new students who will enter Hunter College in Spring 2018 and are planning to apply to Medical, Dental, Optometry, Podiatry or Veterinary school. Join us to meet the Pre-Health advising staff and learn what you need to do NOW to start building a strong application to professional school. Please plan to arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of the session. We look forward to meeting you!

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NERA MedPrep & SMDEP Summer Program at Columbia University Information Session

Cindy Estevez, the program coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University Medical Center will discuss the NERA MedPrep Program. edPrep 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. She will also discuss the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), a free six-week program for freshman and sophomores who are underrepresented in medicine and dentistry and are interested in submitting an application for the March 1, 2016 deadline.

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Clinical Research PhD and Master’s Program at Mount Sinai Icahn School Of Medicine Info Session

The Clinical Research PhD and Master’s Program foster the development of future leaders in patient oriented research. In these bench to beside clinical research programs, our students learn to be the next generation of investigators who realize their goals of translating discoveries into helping patients. In addition to earning a high paying position as a Clinical Research Associate, students have used this degree as a bridge to enter medical school. Join the information session and: • Learn how Clinical Research prepares you for leadership roles in translational science designed to translate knowledge into applications that impact human health in meaningful ways • Fulfilling career in clinical and translational medicine, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, government and NGO • Average salary for Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is $95,000* • MS and PhD in Clinical Research prepares one for leadership roles in translational science and medicine, the healthcare industry and related industries • Discuss career growth for MS and PhD graduates • Learn how a Clinical Research degree can lead to Medical School • Learn about the high salary ranges

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MCAT Chemistry Review

Come and join us for a MCAT chemistry review. We’ll be touching on high yield subjects such as acids and bases, biochemistry and the fundamentals of how to ace the Chemistry portion of the MCAT. Syllabus: 1. Electron Configurations/Periodic Trends 2. Acids/Bases 3. Types of Bonds 4. Intermolecular Forces/Effect on MP, BP, Viscosity, and VP 5. Heat Equations/Phase Transition Diagram 6. Enthalpy, Entropy, and Gibbs Free Energy 7. K (Ka. Kb, Ksp, Kw), Q, and Le’ Chat

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Spanish and Community Health in Latin America Study Abroad Information Session

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.

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The Commonwealth Medical College Admissions Presentation

Jillian Golaszewski will give an admission talk about The Commonwealth Medical College. The Commonwealth Medical College is an independent medical school located in northeast and north central Pennsylvania that offers a community-based model of medical education with four regional campuses - North, South, West, and Guthrie. Each of these campuses is an integral part of the College’s distributive model of medical education and provides students with early clinical experiences in diverse settings. TCMC offers a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program and a Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) Program.

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Free Exam I Review for General Chemistry II

PEIL Chemistry Tutoring will be hosting a free introductory review session to help students prepare for the upcoming exam in Chem 104. The review session will be held this Sunday, February 28th, from 1-4 pm.

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Information Session

Join us for an admissions presentation on Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with John Nwafor, Associate Director of Admissions. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) proudly accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE) offers you much more than a path to animal practice. It unlocks a much larger world of far-reaching career opportunities in veterinary medicine, from companion and exotic animal care, to research that could affect animal and human health on a global scale. From general practitioners, to researchers, and more, there's a world of possibilities out there to explore.

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Can The Doctor Say No When The Patient Says "YES"?

Join Dr. Rosamond Rhodes from the Department of Bioethics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to discuss questions that physicians often face: Can the doctor say "No" when the patient says "YES"? Can doctors refuse to provide patients with what they want? This event is great for students interested in any medical field. Refreshments will be served!

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New England College of Optometry Admissions Presentation

Join the Pre-Optometry Society of Hunter College for an information session with a representative from the New England College of Optometry in Boston! You will Learn: -The Requirements for Optometry School Admission -Tips on Becoming a Competitive Applicant This will be a great opportunity to meet and network with an Admission Representative and ask any questions you may have! Refreshments will be provided.

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Health Professions (Medical and Dental) Scholarship Program Information Session

Christiaan Taylor will discuss scholarship opportunities for medical(MD or DO) and dental students. For students planning to attend Medical and Dental School, the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) offers an outstanding opportunity for financial support. In addition, the government will pay full tuition, books, fees, computer rental, and other required expenses to the Medical School of their choice within the United States or Puerto Rico.

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Pre-Vet Volunteer Opportunities Information Session

Ellen Gunzel, the Outreach Coordinator for a local animal rescue called In Our Hands Rescue will discuss volunteer opportunities for Pre-vet students. She will be starting at Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in August and will also answer any questions students may have about the veterinary school application process.

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New York Presbyterian Queens Volunteer Information Session

Jacqueline Cahill, the Director of Volunteer Services at New York Presbyterian Queens will discuss and recruit students for clinical volunteer opportunities.

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Weill Cornell Medical College Admissions Presentation

Elizabeth A. Wilson-Anstey is a former Hunter College Alum and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Weill Cornell Medical College. She will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the medical school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Presentation

Jennifer Mailey is the Director of Admissions at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the veterinary school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply to vet school in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Monica Goldklang

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Monica Goldklang. Dr. Goldklang is a pulmonologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center. She will discuss her career, how to survive medical school and be successful in your career.

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FREE MCAT Practice Test at Hunter College

How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice test given under the same testing conditions as the actual exams. You'll learn about the endurance and skill needed to score high on the MCAT, and you'll get a personalized score report that shows your strengths and weaknesses.

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Bioethics talk with Dr. Paul Cummins

Are you interested in bioethical issues? Dr. Paul Cummins from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will speak about kidney transplantation and Jehovah's Witnesses who refuse transfusion. This is event is great for students interested in any medical field. Lunch will be served!

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University of Rochester Medical School Early Assurance Program Information Session

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) offers an Early Assurance Program (EAP) to a select group of highly qualified college sophomores who attend Hunter College. The EAP offers a conditional acceptance to URMC following the successful completion of your four-year undergraduate degree. Academically qualified sophomore undergraduates may apply in May and June following the completion of their sophomore year and will not be required to take the MCAT exam. •Formal Clerkships begin in March of your 1st year in medical school. •Home of the Biopsychosocial model – a holistic view of the patient. •Rochester is in the top 15% of primary care schools that also rank in the top 25% of research-intensive medical schools. •Combined degree programs: MD/MBA, MD/PhD, as well as Master’s degree programs in Public Health Sciences, Neurobiology & Anatomy •5 Certificate Pathways: Medical Education, Latino Health, Clinical Ethics and/or Humanities, Deaf Health and Global Health

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Richard Mark White, M.D/Ph.D.

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Richard White. Dr. White is a physician-scientist who holds a clinical appointment on the Gastrointestinal Oncology Service and a research appointment in the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Hunter College Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program Acknowledgment Ceremony

Join us in acknowledging the achievements of Hunter College Pre-Health Post Baccalaureate Program students. This ceremony is to recognize Post Baccs who are completing or have completed the certificate program. The event is open to the whole PB certificate program Community. New Fall 2016 Post Bacc certificate program students are strongly encouraged to attend to get a deeper sense of the program- see students who are on the other side and hear about their experiences. Welcome: Dr. Lon S. Kaufman Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Hunter College Keynote Speaker: Dr. George F. Heinrich, Associate Dean for Admissions & Special Programs, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Ceremony: 6:00-7:00 pm Refreshments: 7:00-8:00pm Please RSVP by May 13th.

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AMCAS 101 – Everything You Need to Know About AMCAS

Join us for a session hosted by the AAMC to have all your AMCAS related questions answered. Students applying in the current cycle are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Sackler School of Medicine Admissions Presentation

oin us for an admissions presentation from Sackler School of Medicine with Judith Quintana Director of Academic & Alumni Affairs. The Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program of Tel Aviv University is a partnership between the United States and Israel that has existed since 1976. The program has trained approximately two thousand talented men and women who have become some of the finest physicians in the world. The program, which is a four-year course of study, is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York State and accredited by the State of Israel. It welcomes qualified citizens or permanent residents of the United States and Canada. Students are taught in English, and class size is limited to 63 students per class. Topics include: 1. Sackler SOM history 2. Program specifics – admissions, FA, curriculum, schedule 3. Electives in the US 4. The Match and Residency in the US 5. Q&A

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Ross University School of Medicine & Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Admissions Talk

Join us for an admissions presentation from Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with John Nwafor, Associate Director of Admissions . Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is one of the premier Caribbean medical schools providing an opportunity for aspiring medical students from around the world to fulfill their dream to become a physician. In 2015, more than 830 RUSM graduates earned a residency position throughout the US and worldwide. The majority of graduates secure medical residencies prior to graduation through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) with some of the most prestigious teaching hospitals and leading medical centers in the US. For eligible graduates who apply for residency programs during their senior year, 80-85% have secured residency positions. Over the course of two residency cycles, our residency attainment rate is 85-90%. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) proudly accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE) offers you much more than a path to animal practice. It unlocks a much larger world of far-reaching career opportunities in veterinary medicine, from companion and exotic animal care, to research that could affect animal and human health on a global scale. From general practitioners, to researchers, and more, there's a world of possibilities out there to explore.

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Medical School Successful Applicants Panel Discussion

Join us for a discussion with successful Hunter College medical school applicants. They will offer insight about the application process, interviews and answers other questions you may have. Come and learn from successful applicants, who have been accepted to schools such as, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College.

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital HEAL Volunteer Orientation

Emelin Martinez, the Manager of the Health Education Adult Literacy Program at New York Presbyterian will conduct a volunteer orientation for students interested in volunteering in the HEAL program. The mission of the program is to improve health literacy of pediatric caregivers with an emphasis on medication adherence and overall health/well-being by empowering them to maximize their medical visits using culturally responsive health education materials taught in waiting rooms throughout the Ambulatory Care Network (ACN) of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Nelson Sanchez

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Nelson Sanchez. Dr. Sanchez currently serves as an urgent care physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He has a bachelor's degree from Brown University and a medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at NYU Medical Center During his medical training, Nelson conducted research exploring LGBT health and health care. He completed research on medical students' attitudes and clinical experiences with gay, lesbian, and transgender patients, and New York City transgender residents' access to medical care and hormone therapies. His research has been published in various journals, including Family Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health. At Weill Cornell, he currently leads the Safe Zone LGBT Allies Training Workshops, he teaches a course on LGBT health for the first-year medical student class, and he collaborates with medical students on educational initiatives to improve physician training in the care of LGBT patients.

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Wayne State University School of Medicine Information Session

The Wayne State University School of Medicine has a distinguished history of producing the nation’s finest physicians and researchers. That reputation continues to be built upon today, making the university not only a center for medical education, but the source of groundbreaking clinical research put into practice around the world. Join us for an admissions talk with recruiter Melvin Lunkins.

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BOOM! Health Internship Information Session

Marie Likanje, the coordinator at BOOM! Heath will be recruiting for an internship opportunity only available young women in the Pre-Health program at Hunter College. BOOM! Heath is looking for an intern to start in late September. Bring your resume. BOOM!Health is an organization that enables New Yorkers living with and at highest risk for illness, addiction, homelessness and poverty to realize their full potential by integrating services to create a seamless continuum of prevention and care.

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Post Bacc Certificate Program Orientation Re-fresher / Meet & Greet

Come join us for a refresher on the Pre-Health Post Bacc Certificate Program, Q&A style! Members of the board from the Pre-Health Post Bacc Community will be there to answer your burning questions so you don't have to write another email. ;) Handouts of the program requirements will also be made available for those seeking a copy. Following the Q&A, we'll have a meet and greet session for new and old post-baccs. Refreshments & coffee to be provided! This event is open only to Hunter College Pre-health Post Bacc students

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The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly with Dr. Matthew McCarthy

Join us for an engaging discussion with Dr. Matthew William McCarthy. Dr. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of medicine, a staff physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Times bestselling author.

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Choosing The Right Major for Pre-Health Students- Human Biology

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.

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NYU School of Medicine Linkage Visit for Post Bacc Certificate Program Students

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.

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Hunter College Pre-Health Clubs and Organizations Fall 2016 Open House

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.

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Hospice of New York Volunteer Orientation-Clinical Volunteering

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.

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Linkage 101 for Post Bacc Certificate Students

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.

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Hunter College 2nd Annual Pre-Health Summer Opportunities and Internships Fair

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 Program 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

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The Doctor Speaker Series-Dr. Ibrahim Hussain

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.

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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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2017-2018 Committee Letter Application Workshop--Last Workshop of the Cycle

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. This is MANDATORY for all first-time applicants as well as Re-Applicants who would like to have previously submitted Committee Letters updated.

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Human Biology Career Exploration Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion hosted by the Human Biology department. Panelists include: Professor Herman Pontzer, Ph. D. Program in Anthropology, CUNY Hunter College Dr.Tara Randis M.D. Neonatologist, NYU Langone Medical Center Emily McGibbon NYC-Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Camilla Zamora Community Health Hunter Human Biology Graduate

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AMCAS Workshop for Post Bacc Certificate Students

This workshop is mandatory for all Post Bacc certificate students. The workshop will cover the detailed completion of a well-crafted AMCAS application. In addition to an overview, a focus is given to the Experiences, Personal Statement and Other Information sections Check your Hunter College email or Blackboard account to RSVP

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Choosing the Right MCAT Prep

Mark Krantz from Altuis MCAT prep will discuss choosing the right MCAT prep. Topics include: Score results Comparison to other test prep companies How practice tests are developed Teaching styles Content styles FREE practice test for all who attend.

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St Georges University School of Medicine Admissions Information Session

Join us for an admissions information session with Erin O'Brien, the Assistant Director of Admission at St. George's University School of Medicine. St. George’s University was the first private medical school in the Caribbean, the first to be accredited by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Health Professions (CAAM-HP), and the leader in the first time scores on the United States Licensing Examinations.

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Pre-Vet Club Guest Speaker Amanda Gagnon

The Pre-Vet Club will be hosting guest speaker Amanda Gagnon. She will discuss her experience as a dog behaviorist/dog trainer.

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Doctor Speaker Series Panel Discussion with Dr. Nwachukwu & Dr. Anstey

Join us for a panel discussion with Dr. Ben Nwachukwu and Dr. D. Edmund Anstey. Dr. Ben Nwachukwu is a 4th year orthopaedic surgery resident at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Born in Nigeria, he attended Columbia University where he received a BA in Psychology and was a 4-year starter on the Men's Basketball team. He attended Harvard Medical School where he earned an MD Cum Laude and also earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has over 60 publications in print on orthopaedic health services research and is currently planning to pursue a sports medicine fellowship after his residency training. Dr. D. Edmund Anstey is a Cardiology fellow at Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital. He received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biology and African & African-American Studies. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Alongside his fellowship in cardiology he is actively involved in research and medical education. His research focuses on racial and gender disparities in care as well as hypertension among African Americans.

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Choosing The Right Major for Pre-Health Students- Community Health and Nutrition

Choosing the right major is an important part of the academic process. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Khursheed Navder, the Campus Director for the School of Urban Public Health. She will talk about the Nutrition and Community Health undergraduate and graduate programs and the career paths you can pursue. First year students are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Project Healthcare Summer Program Information Session

Project 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.

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How to Write an Effective Personal Statement

This workshop will teach you how to write an effective personal statement for your medical school applications. The workshop will review the reasons why the personal statement is an important aspect of the AMCAS application, and why you need to devote your time to planning, writing, and editing the statement well in advance of the AMCAS due date. The workshop will also show you how you can best present yourself to the medical admissions staff through your writing. We will review tips for what to avoid in the personal statement as well as tips for what to definitely include. We will also provide examples of well written personal statements and specifically cover how to format your essay and include it in the AMCAS.

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How to Create An Outstanding Pre-Health Profile

Former Hunter Alum Dr. Marissa Lombardo will discuss ways to help you develop a competitive Pre- Health portfolio. Dr. Lombardo is a Internal Medicine Resident at New York Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell Medical Center.

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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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Pre-Health Research Initiative Seminar Series:

Join us for our second seminar of the semester. We will go over how to write a proper email to a lab or clinic of interest. The event will be structured in a workshop style focusing on your personal needs. Make sure to bring a laptop so you can take part. Refreshments will be served.”

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Becoming a Competitive Applicant

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey, Assistant Dean at Weill Cornell Medicine and Hunter College alum, will give an admissions presentation that will cover topics such as; the medical school admissions process, being a competitive applicant and personal statement. We strongly recommend that students who are planning to apply in the upcoming application cycle attend this event.

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Sackler School of Medicine Admissions Presentation

Join us for an admissions presentation from Sackler School of Medicine with Barbara Kugel, Director of Academic & Alumni Affairs. The Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program of Tel Aviv University is a partnership between the United States and Israel that has existed since 1976. The program has trained approximately two thousand talented men and women who have become some of the finest physicians in the world. The program, which is a four-year course of study, is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York State and accredited by the State of Israel. It welcomes qualified citizens or permanent residents of the United States and Canada. Students are taught in English, and class size is limited to 63 students per class. Topics include: 1. Sackler SOM history 2. Program specifics – admissions, FA, curriculum, schedule 3. Electives in the US 4. The Match and Residency in the US 5. Q&A

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Internship and Research Resume Workshop

The Pre-Health Professions Advising office will be hosting a resume workshop for students applying to summer internships and research programs. Bring your laptop.

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Pre-Health Group Advising

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 students!

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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 both Organic Chemistry 1 and 2. This meeting will be especially helpful to students who are currently taking Organic Chemistry 1/ 2 or who plan to take the course in the near future.

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Letters Of Recommendation: Everything You Need To Know

This workshop will cover all aspects of letters of recommendation, including: -Why are letters of recommendation so important - What are the elements of a strong letter of recommendation - How to get strong letters of recommendation - Review of sample letters of recommendation -The importance of waiving your right to see the letters

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Effective Communication for Pre-Health Students

Effective communication is an important skill all future healthcare professionals should have. Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill and learning how we can improve our communication has many benefits. Learn how to communicate more effectively, and how to improve your written and oral communication skills.

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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 2018-2019 applicant to medical school who has been accepted to several medical schools which include, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Renaissance SOM at Stony Brook University and SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. Target audience: 2019-2020 applicants

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University of Rochester Medical School Early Assurance Program Information Session

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) offers an Early Assurance Program (EAP) to a select group of highly qualified college sophomores who attend Hunter College. The EAP offers a conditional acceptance to URMC following the successful completion of your four-year undergraduate degree. Academically qualified sophomore undergraduates may apply in May and June following the completion of their sophomore year and will not be required to take the MCAT exam. •Formal Clerkships begin in March of your 1st year in medical school. •Home of the Biopsychosocial model – a holistic view of the patient. •Rochester is in the top 15% of primary care schools that also rank in the top 25% of research-intensive medical schools. •Combined degree programs: MD/MBA, MD/PhD, as well as Master’s degree programs in Public Health Sciences, Neurobiology & Anatomy •5 Certificate Pathways: Medical Education, Latino Health, Clinical Ethics and/or Humanities, Deaf Health and Global Health

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Prestigious Scholarships Information Session for Pre-Health Sophomores

Sophomore year is a crucial time for students to explore opportunities that will strengthen their pre-health credentials portfolio. Join us for a presentation 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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