HMP3 Weekly Email for Week Six, 10.29.16

***Guess how many bids I have received so far for the HMP3 Auction?  EXACTLY ONE!  I have 2 Princeton Review courses to auction off!  If you are planning to take a course anyway, why not save yourself several hundred dollars and support HMP3?  Place your bid by emailing me back.  Minimum bid:  $1,750.  Cost of the course:  $2,499.  You can make 1-2 bids, and if you win both tests I will take the LESSER of your two bids!  Deadline:  Thursday, Nov. 17 at midnight.  Good luck! 

***Did you know that Health Beat & HMP3 have great relationships with the wonderful medical students at UCSD, and that they want to do whatever they can to help YOU?  

#1  SOM Mentors are looking for UCSD undergrads who would like to form a bond with their  very own medical student mentor!  Sign up here for this great opportunity: https://goo.gl/forms/Eb6bk8KDqdBA3UVf2

#2  Our wonderful medical students are also offering their monthly individual advising sessions again on Monday, Nov. 7!   TOPIC:  HOW TO FIND A RESEARCH MENTOR.  ***But you can ask them about anything else too!***

 

Sign up here:  https://goo.gl/forms/EJ4ko3iBpkV9hOnE2  ***Please do not sign up unless you plan to go for sure!*** 

Flyer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_CiRrVcKVjY9ahQKOMycpRsC3A50IlJNG2qpdu4yTkY/edit 

 

HMP3 & HEALTH BEAT HIGHLIGHTS:

1.  Find YOUR HEALTH BEAT!  Our new pre-health advising center at UCSD (located in the Career Center) features the brand-new Co-Curricular Transcript that will allow you to become certified as Pre-Med/Pre-Health as part of your UCSD transcript when you graduate! Check out the details here:  http://aepapps.ucsd.edu/hmp3/files/HEALTH_BEAT_PreMed_PreHealth_Certification.pdf

2.  HOW TO GET INDIVIDUAL ADVISING FROM YOUR HEALTH BEAT ADVISORS: 

There are 4 ways to get advising from Health Beat! 

*By Email:  Write to healthbeat@ucsd.edu with your QUICK questions and an advisor will respond ASAP.

*Peer Advising with the Health Career Peer Educators:  Walk in to the Career Center M-F from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm to meet one-on-one with one of our trained CPEPers—Kayla, Stacey, Anahi or Desiree.  An excellent way to get your basic questions answered, and to connect with a knowledgeable peer. 

*Walk-in Advising:  15 minute, one-on-one visits with one of our Health Beat team of pre-health advisors.  ***Schedule will be updated each week—check here for the latest dates/times***

Jered:               Monday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Adele:              Tuesday from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

*30 minute individual appointments:  Sign in to Port Triton to check for availability.  Appointments can only be scheduled 3 days in advance.  These appointments are generally reserved for Juniors and Seniors, as well as students who are in the application process.

*Specialization:  All three Health Beat Team advisors are excellent resources for MD & DO advising.  Jessica also specializes in Physician Assistant & Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy and Pharmacy.  Jered also specializes in Dentistry, Optometry & Veterinary Medicine.  Adele has been doing all of these for so long, she will continue to advise for them all—and can also help with other, lesser known fields as well. 

* Jered will be out: Weeks 8, 9 & 10 * Jessica will be out: Week 8 (Wed—Fri) & Week 9 Adele will be out: Thurs. Nov. 30 in Week 10. 

3.  GET LEADERSHIP CREDIT FOR YOUR CCR BY BEING A MENTOR IN THE PEER MENTOR PROGRAM!  There are LOTS of freshmen and new transfer students who need your help!   Mentors make a difference in the lives of new UCSD students—mentees get a boost in their adjustment to UCSD.  Fun events are held to strengthen the bond.  You can also add this wonderful service to your health professions application, and you will get a beautiful cord to wear at graduation.  Don’t miss out!  While the time commitment is not large, the impact you will have on your peers cannot be understated. The deadline for interested Mentors and Mentees is 11:59 PM on October 31st.  Sign up for the Peer Mentor Program at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn8RHrdCnrgbyt58Usi1-dBTESv2v49CgVISuyk6jPrDErvA/viewform to be matched to your very own mentor or mentee!   

***New for this year—like-minded peer mentorship pairs will be gathered into “families”—to increase your influence and your mentee’s connections with other students***.

***Our first commencement event will be on November 8th at 7:00 PM in PC West Ballroom B.  Be sure to RSVP to the event before November 1st using the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPqld201HzIOhzw2MDzV1yTQdvJENmLozAaGG55cmkaWh_fQ/viewform.

***Stay up to date with important program reminders, deadlines and notifications by liking our new Peer Mentor Program Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/UCSDHMP3PMP/

 

4.  GET FREE TUTORING!  Our HMP3/HOPE Project Success tutoring sessions continue, with MORE TUTORS, MORE CLASSES COVERED and MORE LOCATIONS!  

PROJECT SUCCESS FREE TUTORING!  Just show up for help—conquer your midterms, prep for finals!

 

MONDAY 

Undocumented Student Services Center: Student Services Center 5th Floor Suite 518

10:00 - 11:00      BIPN 100; BIBC 102; CHEM 140A, 140B, 140C

RAZA Resource Centro

1:00 - 2:00          Chem 6A, 6B, and 6C; Chem 7L; BILD 1; BICD 100

1:00 - 2:00          BIPN 100; BIPN 105; BIPN 140; BIMM 100; Chem 140A, 140B, 140C; Chem 140L; CSE 18; MAE 3

WEDNESDAY

Room 2 - Presentation Practice Room Geisel 2nd Room

10:00 - 11:00      BIPN 100; BIBC 102; CHEM 140A, 140B, 140C

Undocumented Student Services Center: Student Services Center 5th Floor Suite 518

2:00 - 3:00          BIMM 100; BIMM 101; BIBC 102; BIBC 103

2:00 - 4:00          CHEM 6A, 6B, 6C; CHEM 140A, 140B, 140C; PHYS 2A, 2B, 2C; PHYS 1A, 1B, 1C

Room 625: 6th Floor

4:00 - 5:00          CHEM 6A; BIBC 102; CHEM 140C; BILD 1, 2

5:00 - 6:00          BILD 1, 2, 3, 4; BICD 100; CHEM 6AH, 6B; CHEM 140A; PHYS 2A, 2B, 2C; MATH 20A, 20B, 20C

THURSDAY

Undocumented Student Services Center: Student Services Center 5th Floor Suite 518

11:00 - 1:00          CHEM 140A, 140B

RAZA Resource Centro 

3:30 - 4:30           BIPN 100; BICD 110; BIMM 100; BICD 136

FRIDAY

Undocumented Student Services Center: Student Services Center 5th Floor Suite 518

10:00 - 11:00          BIPN 100; BIBC 102; CHEM 140A, 140B, 140C

11:00 - 12:00          CHEM 7L; CHEM 140A, 140B, 140C; BIMM 116

 

5.  NEXT WEEK!

Mon. Nov. 7  Our wonderful medical students and MD/PhD students are offering their monthly individual advising sessions again!   TOPIC:  HOW TO FIND A RESEARCH MENTOR.  ***But you can ask them about anything else too!***

Sign up here:  https://goo.gl/forms/EJ4ko3iBpkV9hOnE2  ***Please do not sign up unless you plan to go for sure! 

Flyer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_CiRrVcKVjY9ahQKOMycpRsC3A50IlJNG2qpdu4yTkY/edit 

 

Tues. Nov. 8  PEER MENTOR PROGRAM COMMENCEMENT!  7:00 pm in Price Center West Ballroom. Meet your mentor/mentee!  Get introduced to your new “family”!  Eat, drink, play together!  RSVP BY NOVEMBER 1.  

Wed. Nov. 9  HEALTH BEAT APPLICATION CLINIC (approved for CCR):  ARE YOU READY TO APPLY?  6:00-7:30 pm in the Career Center Horizon Room

Thurs. Nov. 10  HMP3 MED Talks (like TED Talks, but for pre-meds)!  5:00-6:00 pm in the Career Center Horizon Room.  Topic TBA.  (approved for CCR) 

 

 

CALENDAR

Sun. Oct. 30  Kaplan will be hosting their first ever MCAT Prepathon! 9:00 am– 5:00 pm ONLINE.  MCAT Prepathon will offer students the chance to engage with our MCAT Channel Faculty for up to 8 hours of live, interactive instruction for free. Students can choose to attend as many sessions as they would like. The details and link to sign up can be found here.  

Tues. November 1  Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Honor Society (AED) GBM#3, 6:30pm in Marshall College Room, Price Center West. We will be hosting Shirley Tsunoda, Pham.D. from UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy. Come out and learn a little about the world of pharmacy from a practicing pharmacist herself.  Like our Facebook page!

Wed. Nov. 2  American Medical Student Association(AMSA) GBM #3, 8:00 pm, location to be announced.  Have free pizza and prizes and learn about our organization and upcoming events. Our guest speaker will be Dorothy D. Sears. Her research focuses on obesity and risk for obesity-related diseases including insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Membership is $20/year which gives you access to all of our events as well as this year’s t-shirt.  Please join our  Facebook group!https://www.facebook.com/groups/UCSDAMSA/ and follow us on Instagram: @ucsdamsa .  Contact Maritza J Martinez mjm012@ucsd.edu for the location

Wed. Nov. 2  California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA) GBM#2, 8:00pm in Thurgood Marshall Room, Price Center.  CaHPSA is a statewide organization that aims to educate and advocate for California healthcare justice by providing mentorship opportunities for students who have an interest in learning more about healthcare reform and health disparities. If you are interested in becoming a healthcare leader or policymaker, come to CaHPSA’s GBM#2.

Dr. Leslie Bruce Director of Healthcare Leadership and Community Outreach for UC San Diego Extension will be discussing the History of Health Policy. Dr. Bruce possesses years of experience in teaching, healthcare, advocacy, community and governmental relations.

 

 

Thurs. Nov. 3 and Fri. Nov. 4  Coffee Shop Chats at UCSD about Project Horseshoe Farm (see ANNOUNCEMENT #1 below for details about this $600 a month internship (housing provided)!  Conversations are available with a current fellow at Perks Coffee Shop to learn more about the opportunities available at Project Horseshoe Farm.  Thursday, November 3rd 3:30-5:30pm and Friday, November 4th 11am-2pm.  Please email kearadarragh@gmail.com to set up a time within these windows.

Thurs. Nov. 3  UCSF INFO SESSION, 4:00 pm in the Original Student Center B (corner of Gilman & Mandeville Lane) Large Conference Room (2nd floor).  Come here about Summer Opportunities & Graduate Study at prestigious UCSF!  RSVP:http://go.ucsd.edu/2fbOiTS

Thurs. Nov. 3  CCM's Formal GBM #3, 6:00-7:00 pm in Student Services Center Rm: 260.  CCM stands for Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine.  Please join us! We will be having guest speaker Jessica Kongthong, who will be discussing about how to apply for med school, the requirements, and other health related profession schools. This will be a great way to get informed on the process of applying to med school and other health related professions. 

Thurs. Nov. 3  UCSD Insight Pre-Optometry Club, 7:00pm - 9:00pm at Student Services Center Conference Room 554A.  Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) is a private optometry college located in Chicago, Illinois. The college has been dedicated to graduating collaborative and professional optometrists since 1872! ICO is also one of the largest optometry schools, with 166 students in their freshman class this year!  Come meet and listen to representative, Melissa Cook, from Illinois College of Optometry! Get your questions answered and learn what it takes to be a competitive applicant!
Afterwards, we will be heading to our Yogurt World fundraiser. See the FB event page for the flyer!
RSVP on FB here: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/203986490037213/

Nov 3  Pre-Dental Society presents:  Craig Yarborough, DDS, Executive Dean, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry & GBM.  TopicsDr. Yarborough will discuss the UOP humanistic educational model, business principles in dentistry, and his experiences in private practice. Join us afterwards at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery to meet with Dr. Yarborough one-on-one.

Where/When: TBA

 

Nov 4-5  Pre-Dental Society presents:  Thousand Smiles Clinic Trip to Ensenada, Mexico.  Details: Contact Enrique Corona at ecoronap6@gmail.com for more information.

 

Nov 5  Pre-Dental Society presents:  SDSU Aztec Football with PDS.  Details: Join PDS at Qualcomm Stadium to see the SDSU Aztecs against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Ticket prices are $10-15. Parking TBD, transportation can be arranged. Game starts at 4:00pm. Sign up with Katherine Bunda at katherinbbunda@gmail.com.

 

SAVE THE DATE

Tues. Nov. 8  PEER MENTOR PROGRAM COMMENCEMENT!  7:00 pm in Price Center West Ballroom. Meet your mentor/mentee!  Get introduced to your new “family”!  Eat, drink, play together!  RSVP BY NOVEMBER 1.  

Wed. Nov. 9  HEALTH BEAT APPLICATION CLINIC (approved for CCR):  ARE YOU READY TO APPLY?  6:00-7:30 pm in the Career Center Horizon Room

Thurs. Nov. 10  HMP3 MED Talks (like TED Talks, but for pre-meds)!  (approved for CCR)  5:00-6:00 pm in the Career Center Horizon Room.  Topic TBA.  (approved for CCR) 

Thurs. November 10  Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Honor Society (AED) CPR/BLS Certification Class, 6:00 -9:00 pm in the Red Shoe Room. If you're looking to get certified, this is the class for you! Email http://www.thecprhero.com/ucsdaed/ to sign up or if you have any questions. Don't forget to like the Basic Life Support Program at UCSD's facebook page here!

Thurs. Nov 10  Pre-Dental Society presents:  William Harman, BMusEd, MA, PhD (Executive Dean, Dean of Admissions and Student Services) and William Carroll,  DDS (Dean of Academic Affairs, Former Head of Pacific Fleet Dentistry), Roseman University College of Dental Medicine.  TopicsDr. Harman and Dr. Carroll will discuss their experiences in the dental field, the unique model at Roseman, and their personal experiences in dentistry, making this a meeting not to be missed! Join us afterwards at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery to meet with Dr. Harman and Dr. Carroll one-on-one.  Where/When: TBA

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.  Interested in community health? Looking for a one or two year fellowship opportunity? Launched in the Summer of 2009 in Greensboro, Alabama, the Project Horseshoe Farm Fellowship is a pioneering attempt to provide a new model for preparing our most promising future leaders in medicine and healthcare. Ideally, fellows will go on to create effective grassroots efforts in their own communities. Over 13 months, HSF allows recent college graduates to work toward the organization’s mission through focusing in the areas of Community, Health, and Education:

Community
•Manage and develop a community-based non-profit organization
•Design and implement outreach programs for elderly, mentally ill, disabled, and isolated members of a community
•Live with other fellows and become a part of a tight knit rural Southern community

Health
•Manage and provide direct service in innovative housing programs for elderly adults with a history of mental illness
•Gain firsthand experience interacting with the U.S. healthcare system (structure, economics, policy, community health) 
•Shadow physicians and health professionals in a rural setting

Education
•Manage and develop an afterschool tutoring program for elementary, middle, and high school children
•Participate in weekly reading & discussions on healthcare, community & citizenship, and leadership/management/social entrepreneurship

Educational Stipend: $600/month with housing provided  Application for fellowship is due February 12, 2017 at 11:59 P.M.

Coffee Shop Chats at UCSD
Conversations with a current fellow at Perks Coffee Shop to learn more about the opportunities available at Project Horseshoe Farm  
Thursday, November 3rd 3:30-5:30pm and Friday, November 4th 11am-2pm.  Please email kearadarragh@gmail.com to set up a time within these windows.

Visit www.ProjectHSF.org for our application and for more information.

2.  MedICamp at UCSD's Jamba Juice Fundraiser: on-going until November 4th! If you're looking for a refreshing drink at Jamba Juice, why not buy one get one free? MedICamp is selling Jamba Juice coupon cards through November 4th that include 6 buy one get one free deals for just $10. All profits will be donated to fund free surgeries and medical care for underprivileged individuals in India! If you're interested in purchasing a coupon card, please fill out the order form here: https://goo.gl/forms/Ow1DaWYnxCNALRrp2 For any questions or concerns, please contact us at ucsdmedicamp@gmail.com"

3.  The Global Health Program, Students for Global Health and Global Forum invite you to join us for Fall Quarterly Conversations in Global Health on November 2nd at 3pm at the Great Hall, UC San Diego.   This is an opportunity to gather with the global health community and hear from an expert panel on the topic of health inequalities from the perspective of gender. Meet with community and student organizations doing work in the field and network with like-minded students and faculty. 

Confirmed panelists include:
Dr. Jennifer A. Wagman, Assistant Professor in the Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine and an active faculty member with UCSD’s Center on Gender Equity and Health. She also serves as the Deputy Director of the UC Global Health Institute’s Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment
Nora Vargas, Vice President of Community Engagement, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
Kenyatta Parker, HIV Planning Group Support Staff, HIV, STD & Hepatitis Branch, County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

RSVPhttps://goo.gl/ELrO7o  Directions to Great Hall:  https://goo.gl/WvOPFz  Additional event informationhttp://bit.ly/2d5mbEc

4.  Killer Personal Statements ONLINE CLASS (Nov. 15 6:00-7:00PM)  Learn the wisdom gleaned from years of reading personal statements (both good and terrible) for medical school. At this seminar, you will start your personal statement for medical school with Passport’s expert guidance. Specifically, we will cover: how to convey “why medicine” without being cliche, how to figure out what makes you unique and what stories you should tell in your essay, excellent (and terrible) ways to start your essay, and effective structure for your essay. 
 Presenter: 
Passport Admissions, Rob Humbracht * Limited Seats * Price: $20 / First Class FREERSVP at http://ow.ly/jY8B305uDnV

5.  Next Step has several upcoming webinars scheduled that focus on the MCAT and the med school admissions process. We also have some public office hours sessions scheduled, focusing on content review and how to review your diagnostic exam. 

 Registration is always free. Students can sign up for any of our scheduled webinars by clicking the link below. We also provide a recording of each event to anyone that registers regardless of attendance.  http://nextsteptestprep.com/premed-webinars/.  Questions:  mcat@nextsteptestprep.com.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

1.  Upcoming Service Events with HMP3

Roger's Community Garden
Sunday, 11/06 from 10:00-12:00
Location: Roger's Garden in Revelle by Che Cafe
Try out your green thumb and help out at the garden right on campus!

Holiday Card Making Service Event
Saturday, 11/12
2-3:30 pm
Location: TBA
Write and decorate cards for the elderly staying in senior homes during the holidays. Supplies will be provided!

***If you're interested in volunteering with HMP3 in the events listed, sign up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090B4FA5AA22A7FB6-fall

 

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

1.  Do research for credit!  New transfer students and all juniors and seniors:  the Faculty Mentor Program is accepting applications now!  Deadline:  Nov. 18.

You will apply this quarter (fall) and do 10 hours of research a week during winter and spring quarters (for 4 credits each quarter), write a research paper and present your findings at a conference at the end of spring quarter.  Apply here:  https://fmpucsd.wordpress.com/.

2.  Cutting Edge Paid Research at National Institutes of Health!  National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s largest medical research agency, with institutes ranging from Oncology to Mental Health. NIH offers paid training opportunities for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students. The first 30 minutes will be a talk about the what, when and where and why research is awesome at NIH. The last 30 minutes will be used as workshop for resumes, applications and for open discussion on biomedical career pathways after UCSD. 

The presentation will cover:

1.     Why work at NIH? Research at institutes vs research in academia

2.     What paid research opportunities are available at every level of education, from college freshmen to graduating seniors

3.     How to search government grant data bases to find the right research fit for your interests

4.     When to apply to paid research programs and how to tailor your application to land your top choice

 

About the speaker:

Sara Kimmich graduated from UC San Diego in 2015 with a degree in Cognitive Science. She moved to the National Institutes of Health in Maryland for a post-baccalaureate research year while applying to graduate programs, and is now a PhD student in the Joint Graduate Program in Neuroscience from National Institutes of Mental Health and University College London for her research on changing human brain network dynamics in real time. 

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Location: Original Student Center Building “B” – Large Conference Room on the 2nd floor (across from the Art of Espresso/Mandeville Coffee Cart)

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by filling out the following online form.  https://cur-secure.ucsd.edu/camp/view.php?id=49210

 

3.  The San Diego State University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program is now recruiting undergraduate and Master's level students from all campuses for our summer 2017 research training sites. The research experience is paid, and the application deadline is December 16th. For more information, please visit our website at www.mhirt.com.  Flyer:  http://aepapps.ucsd.edu/hmp3/files/MHIRTFlyer2016_final.pdf

 

PAID JOB OPPORTUNITIES

1.  WE NEED NEW SCRIBES!  Culture of Life Family Services is a nonprofit family clinic that specializes in pro-life healthcare by supporting women with unwanted pregnancies. We are currently in need of new scribes to help our doctors, PAs, and NPs. This is a PAID clinical opportunity. Preference will be given to those who have medical terminology experience, but on-site training in medical terminology and electronic medical records WILL be provided. 

 If you are interested and are...  IN YOUR GAP YEAR * Able to work 8+ hours a week * Able to commit to at least 1 year * Passionate about medicine * Comfortable in a pro-life environment 

...then please email vkhauv@ucsd.edu with:  Your resume (include GPA) in PDF format * Availability during the week * Expected month of entrance into medical/professional school * Typing speed (any online typing test will do.)

2.  Health Career Connection (HCC) is excited to announce the opening of our application for the 2017 Summer Internship Program! HCC paid summer internships are available for college students and recent graduates.

If you are interested in a career in the health field this is an excellent opportunity for you to 
gain experience and mentorship in public health, health administration/management, health policy/advocacy, and community health. 

HCC interns are placed full-time with organizations such as hospitals, health systems, health policy institutes, health departments, community health centers, community based organizations, and non-profits to work on a meaningful project. Interns gain concrete, marketable skills and knowledge of the health field. 
Interns are also provided with leadership training and professional development. Interns come away with in-demand skills, concrete life and career plans, connection to top graduate schools, mentors, and a network of supportive peers to help them throughout their journey.

The application period is open now and closes on December 7, 2016All majors are welcome as long as you have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in health. Students from diverse or disadvantaged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply! Visit the Health Career Connection website for more information. The online application can be found at: www.app.smarterselect.com/programs/34344-Health-Career-Connection

Don’t delay—start your application early! Applications will be read as they are received. If you are a student, we look forward to receiving your application. We greatly appreciate you sharing this information with your student network. If you have any questions, or would like additional information or materials, please email us at info@healthcareers.org. You can also visit us a www.healthcareers.org

RESEARCH SUBJECTS STILL NEEDED!

1.  Are you currently a pre-med? Or have you changed your career path to other healthcare opportunities or another field completely? I’m currently conducting an independent study with the sociology department (SOCI-199) to investigate the attrition rates of pre-meds here are UCSD. If you’re interested for a quick interview (in person, Skype, etc) to discuss your experiences as a pre-med here at UCSD, email me at miw061@ucsd.edu.

Current and past pre-meds welcomed! I’m happy to listen to any observations, critiques, and comments you have on the pre-med experience and medical school application/admission! -----MJ Wu."  

 

FOR FUTURE PHARMACISTS

1.  Latest edition of INSIDE PHARMACY NOW!  https://issuu.com/aacp/docs/apn-2016issue4.  Highlight:  “Immunizing against Stress”.

 

FOR FUTURE OPTOMETRISTS

1.  ASCO’s Virtual Admissions Fair
Wednesday, November 2
3:30 - 5:00pm PDT
23 Schools of Optometry will be taking part!  Register at:  
http://tinyurl.com/ASCOvirtualfair

 

HOPE ANNOUNCEMENTS

***HOPE stands for Healthcare Opportunities Preparation & Empowerment, and is intended to help underrepresented minority and/or first-generation, and/or financially disadvantaged students.  It is also open to any student who is dedicated to providing health care for the underserved***

1.  SOM Mentors are looking for YOU—a UCSD undergrad who would like to form a bond with your very own medical student mentor!  Sign up here for this great opportunity: https://goo.gl/forms/Eb6bk8KDqdBA3UVf2

2.  Thurs. Nov. 3  CCM's Formal GBM #3, 6:00-7:00 pm in Student Services Center Rm: 260.  CCM stands for Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine.  Please join us! We will be having guest speaker Jessica Kongthong, who will be discussing about how to apply for med school, the requirements, and other health related profession schools. This will be a great way to get informed on the process of applying to med school and other health related professions. 

 

3.  The San Diego State University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program is now recruiting undergraduate and Master's level students from all campuses for our summer 2017 research training sites. The research experience is paid, and the application deadline is December 16th.

For more information, please visit our website at www.mhirt.com. Flyer:  http://aepapps.ucsd.edu/hmp3/files/MHIRTFlyer2016_final.pdf

On behalf of Latino Medical School Association (LMSA) and Student National Medical Association, we would like to extend our invite to your organization and any members that you feel would benefit from our 15th annual pre-health conference. The conference is themed to empower students to share their story. We believe that life isn’t about numbers and grades, and circumstances beyond our control arise, however if we don't share our struggle – then we are silencing ourselves. 

We have aimed to create an event that encourages anyone with a dream for a career in medicine, to keep pursuing it. We have workshops, mock-interviews, admission committees, school/program exhibitioners, and guest speakers. 

Flyer:  http://aepapps.ucsd.edu/hmp3/files/PHC_Flyer.pdf

 

That’s it for 6th week!  Don’t forget to sign up to get your very own medical student mentor!   Yours~ Adele