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.
Southwestern Students Complete Summer Internships at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Ana Sanchez ’22, Justin McCormack ’20, Megan Melo ’21, and Madison Delmer ’21 reflect on their hands-on internships in the operating room and in the research lab.
Spring 2021 Virtual Events:
We are thrilled to host a series of virtual events featuring our alumni. Please check out the CCPD Events page to sign-up and receive access to the link to join us. https://www.southwestern.edu/center-for-career-and-professional-development/events
Here are the different panels we have scheduled
Pre-Health Alumni Series Spring 2021
M.D./DO Panel: Wednesday, Jan 27th at 6 pm
PA panel: Wednesday, Feb 10th at 6 pm
PT/OT/DC Panel: Wednesday, February 17th at 6 pm
Current Med Students: Wednesday, February 24th at 6 pm
Nurse/Pharmacy: Tuesday March 11th at 4 pm
Dental Panel , March 24th at 6 pm.
Ph.D., BioTech, Education Admin. Panel Friday, April 9th 12:30-1:30
Vet and Public Health Panel-TBA (sometime in April)
Opportunities During COVID-19
As many of the traditional ways that students gain experience have been unavailable for almost a year and with other experiences going virtual, we (or our premeds?) need to be creative in identifying additional opportunities that are safe and meaningful. The National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) have provided the following links:
List of Ideas:
Summer Health Professions Eduction Programs (SHPEP)
Details about the program can be found at www.shpep.org.
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs NAAHP page if you are interested in careers in medical research.
News Articles of Interest
Applying to Medical School?
New Veterinary School in Texas
Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine (TTU SVM) has received their Letter of Reasonable Assurance from the American Medical Association Council of Education, enabling it to officially accept veterinary students. TTU SVM becomes the second institution of veterinary medicine in the state of Texas and the eighteenth TMDSAS member institution. See the “How to Apply” tab for more information.
Through Career Services:
To sign up for any of these events please visit https://www.southwestern.edu/center-for-career-and-professional-development/events/
Look for the specific event and sign up through the link.
Saturday, February 20th 9 am -5 pm
Wednesday, March 3rd 12:30-1:30
Thursday, March 4th; 11 am- 2:00 pm
Funded Internship Information Sessions
Tuesday, February 16th, 2:30-3:30 pm
Wednesday, March 3rd, 3:30-4:30 pm
Thursday, March 18th, 4-5 pm
Monday, March 29th, 12:30-1:30 pm
Tuesday, April 6th, 1-2 pm
Wednesday, April 14th, 2-3 pm
ScribeAmerica recruiting part-time and full-time medical scribes
Looking for a great post-grad position (or part-time position during school) in the healthcare industry? Consider working as a medical scribe.
For more information please contact Kelyna Gannaway at firstname.lastname@example.org; 858-248-6809
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