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. 



 

Pre-Health News

News Articles of Interest

https://www.statnews.com/2020/02/17/why-medical-school-should-start-at-age-28/

http://loyolaphoenix.com/2020/01/pre-med-students-across-the-u-s-increasingly-take-gap-years-before-medical-school/


Events 

Fall 2020 Virtual Information Sessions

Information Session for First Years: PreMed Preview

Interested in Medical/Dental/Veterinary Schools? This session is designed for first year students interested in pursuing post graduate studies in medical, dental or veterinary school. You will learn about the pre-requisites, the different pathways and opportunities we have to offer. 

Date and Time: Thursday, September 17th 12:00-1:00pm

Information Session for Second Years: Pre-Med Check-Up

Still interested in Medical/Dental/Veterinary Schools? This session is designed for second year students that are still interested in pursuing post graduate studies in medical, dental or veterinary school. We will discuss how to continue to build your credentials and search for high impact experiences. 

When:Thursday, November 5th 12:00-1:00 pm

 Mandatory Information Session for Juniors: Application Process

Are you planning on applying to Medical/Dental/Veterinary Schools? This is a mandatory session for all students that will be applying for entry year 2022. We will cover all the information you need to apply through the Pre-Med committee, the timeline of the application process, statistics of the recent class, letters of recommendation and more. 

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 7th 12-1:50 pm

Virtual Veterinary Panel

Dr. Romi Burks Animal Behavior class is sponsoring a conversation with three Doctors of Veterinary Medicine. This is a great opportunity for those interested in pursing a career in veterinary medicine to hear from three alumni about their journey and what it is to be a DVM. 

Thursday, October 1st.
9 pm - 10:15 pm…
Link will be provided soon

PA Virtual Information Sessions

The UMHB PA Program will be hosting virtual information sessions throughout this coming fall.  

The first one is this coming Friday, 9/18/2020. Faculty and students can sign up for the information session on their website at https://go.umhb.edu/graduate/physician-assistant/information-sessions#1845.

Virtual Information Session Dates and Times

Friday, September 18 at 2 PM

Thursday, October 15 at 12 PM

Wednesday, November 4 at 6 PM

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.

Funded Internship Information Sessions

Wednesday, August 26th, 5-6 pm

Thursday, August 27th 2-3 pm

Tuesday, September 1st 10-11 am

Academic Internship Information Session

Tuesday, September 1st 5-6 pm

Exploring Majors and Careers

Wednesday, September 30th 12:30-1:30 pm

Refine you Interview skills

Tuesday, October 8th 5-6 pm

Med-School Insider 

Learn about he medical school interview process from SU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and her colleague pediatrician Dr. Bob Nolan of UT Health San Antonio

Monday, October 14th 12:30-1:30 pm

Practice MCAT by Princeton Review Sign up by Friday, October 9th at 3 pm

Practice Day is on: Saturday, October 17th 9 am-5 pm

MCAT Strategy Session by PrincetonReview

Thursday, November 12th 5-6 pm

Fall 2020 Internship and Career Fair

Wednesday, October 21st 11:30-1:30 pm

Curious Conversations

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Here about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar.

Friday, November 6th, 12:30-1:30: this session features Jessica Hager, Director, Healthcare Partnerships and Nutrition, at Feeding America in Chicago, IL

Opportunities:  

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 kelyna.gannaway@scribeamerica.com;  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
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