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Subject: Health Professions Programs

Description:
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
When
Tue, February 25, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Where
0105 JMZ (map)
Description
AMSA
   and the Pre-Med Society host Dr. Aaron Saguil, Assistant Dean for
Admissions
and Recruitment at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Dr. Saguil will talk about USU, HPSP, the distinction between the two and why
one might choose one or
   the other. As an admissions dean, he will also discuss broad attributes
that
medical schools consider when holistically assessing medical school
applicants. He is an engaging and articulate speaker and there should be
something for everyone interested in medicine.

AMCAS presentation on 2015 application
When
Tue, March 25, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Where
MMH 1400 (map)
Description
A
   representative from the Association of American Medical Colleges will
preview the 2015 AMCAS application. All students interested in applying to
medical school in the 2015 applicant cycle should plan to attend.

Northeast Diversity Collaborative
When
Tue, April 1, 5pm – 7pm
Where
Location TBA (map)
Description
Diversity
   officers from 5 regional medical schools and one dental school will visit
us
to share their wisdom on the admissions process, the personal statement, the
relevance of GPA and MCAT, post-bacc programs, financing medical education
and more. The topics are general
   and broadly applicable for students interested in all health professions
and
even graduate school. Schools attending: Rutgers-UMDNJ Hofstra SOM Icahn
School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Albert Einstein SOM Weill Cornell SOM NYU
College of Dentistry
Health Professions Recruitment Fair
When
Wed, April 9, 3pm – 6pm
Where
Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union (map)
Description
Save
   the Date! Please check back for details closer to the event. The Health
Professions Advising Office at the University of Maryland will be hosting our
annual Health Professions School Recruitment Fair. This event is open and
free to all local university and
   college students. Each year we host close to 60 schools of medicine,
dentistry, optometry, podiatry and a variety of Allied Health and post-bacc.
programs. To see a list of the schools expected to attend, click on the
"Recruitment Fair" tab.
Lecture on Health Disparities
When
Thu, April 10, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Where
KEY 0106 (map)
Description
Dr.
   Stephen Thomas, professor of Health Services Administration in the School
of
Public Health and Director of the University of Maryland Center for Health
Equity at the University of Maryland, will speak on racial and ethnic health
disparities, a topic about
   which he is a nationally recognized expert. See his bio here:
http://www.healthequity.umd.edu/buildingtrust_bio_thomas.asp Mark your
calendar for an enriching experience. Charles R Drew Pre-Health Society will
sponsor this talk that is open to all students, faculty and staff.
Affordable Care Act Lecture-Dr. Karoline Mortensen
When
Tue, April 22, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where
0105 JMZ (map)
Description
The
   Pre-Medical Society will host a lecture on the Affordable Care Act offered
by Dr. Karoline Mortensen, Assistant Professor in the School of Public
Health. (http://www.popcenter.umd.edu/mprc-associates/karoline).
   Dr. Mortensen studies vulnerable populations and their interactions with
health insurance and health care utilization. Students interested in any
health career should be conversant on this topic and plan to attend.

Contact Person: Wendy Richards Loughlin
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