Pre-Health

News & Events

Read about all the health related events: information sessions, open houses, volunteer opportunities and opportunities to increase your medical knowledge. Also, read about what our students have been up to. 


FALL 2019 Meetings:

September 11th 12:30-1:50: Applying to Medical/Dental/Vet Schools Information Meeting; Location: FJS 204. Mandatory for those seeking to apply through the PreMed Committee

September 20th 12:30-1:30: Pre Med Preview; Location: McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom

FALL 2019 EVENTS:

The following events are sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Development. Check out their webpage for details.
https://www.southwestern.edu/center-for-career-and-professional-development/current-students/events/ 

September 20th 12:30-1:30: Pre Med Preview; Location: McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom

September 23th 12:30-1:30: Careers in Public Health I; Prothro Center Life Long Learning 147

September 25th 12:30-1:30: Careers in Public Health II; Prothro Center Life Long Learning 147

September 27th 12:00-1:00: Medical School Insider: The Application; Prothro Center Life Long Learning 147

October 18th 12:00-1:00: Texas Tech University Health Science Center Hunt School of Dental Medicine Information Session; Prothro Center Life Long Learning 147

October 23th 12:30-1:30: Healthcare Shadowing /Volunteering Opportunities Information Session; McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom

November 6th 12:30-1:30: MCAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review; Prothro Center Life Long Learning 147

 

Sponsored by UT Health San Antonio

Dentistry as a Career Open House

When: Friday, October 18th

Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Where: Ut Dentistry, Center for Oral Health Care &K Research; 8210 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

This event is for students who have expressed interest in dentistry as a career. It will provide the opportunity for students to interact with dental students and understand the application process. Due to limited space, they will be able to host only 50 students. For additional information, please contact Kimberly Kirby, dsadmissions@uthscsa.edu or access registration at this link http://dental.uthscsa.edu/OpenHouse.php

Williamson County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Opportunity

  • Promote and educate our community on safety, preparedness, and healthy lifestyles.
  • Receive hands-on training and volunteer with local partners
  • Obtain priority care in the event of a disaster
Any individual 18+ year old with an interest in keeping their community prepared fro an emergency is qualified to be in the WilcoMRC.  Volunteers support ongoing health efforts to strengthen the preparedness and resiliency of Williamson County. volunteers provide a variety of services to the community during an emergency situation, including distributing supplies, supporting family shelters and providing education. 
Individuals interested in joining the WilcoMRC can visit www.wcchd.org/about_us/volunteer
Training is free, no medical background necessary

 

Pre-Health News

 

 

Sponsored by Texas A&M College of Medicine

Mini Medical School

 Graduate & Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine | Texas A&M University have extended an invitation to our students to attend their Mini Medical School starting October 3, 2019.  The theme this year is “Looking Inside the Human Body”. Sessions are free. Attending Mini Medical School sessions will increase your comfort with medical terminology, enhance your scientific knowledge and help you gain new insights into medical research. It is also a great opportunity to network.

https://tamuhsc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2uFBWuO2DbEs3Ah

NOTE: 

Sessions run from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Pre - registration is encouraged.

Parking on campus is permit only.

You must have a permit displayed in your car.

Here are the dates and topics:

October 3

Radiology: Looking inside the body, Rob Milman, MD

October 10

Gastroenterology: A different diagnostic approach, Nadege Gunn, MD

October 17

Diagnostic clues and answers in pathology & laboratory medicine, Kathleen Jones, MD

October 24

Grave robbing in the history of medical education, A. Nelson Avery, MD


LOCATION:
Texas A&M College of Medicine
3950 North AW Grimes Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665