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Pre-Health Newsletter: June 15, 2021

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Public Health Pathways

Want to find more Public Health training opportunities across the country?

Public Health Pathways is a database of domestic and international public health training opportunities in academic, government, and community settings for every level in the education continuum – including premed and pre-health students, medical and grad students, residents, postdocs, and beyond. Visit for more information.

FREE Webinar: PA School Interviews

On June 15th at 8:00 p.m. EST, the PA Platform is hosting a free webinar to teach you everything you need to know about PA school interviews.

First Generation College Student Scholarship

The Kryder Law Group, LLC is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are first generation college students. Applicants must submit an essay on a specific topic related to being a first generation college student. Must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Read More and Apply Here

WesternU COMP-Northwest: “Is Primary Care Right For You?”

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 6:00pm-8:00pm | PST

A panel of primary care physicians will discuss why primary care was the right choice for them. They will share stories about their journeys through medical school, residency and into practice. Why and when did they know that primary care was the right choice for them? We’ll move into a Q&A format during the second half and address questions pre-med students have on primary care today.

You may learn about and register for additional upcoming events by visiting COMP-Northwest’s Event Page.

Understanding and Preventing the Adverse Health Impacts of Extreme Heat and Weather

FREE Webinar

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 12:00 pm EST | FREE

Co-hosted by MGH Institute of Health Professions Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health and the MGH Center for the Environment and Health.

Featured Speakers: Greg Wellenius, ScD, Professor, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University and Director of BU Program on Climate and Health
Reverend Vernon K. Walker, MTS, Program Manager, Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW); Senior Fellow at the Environmental Leadership Program and Senior Fellow, Tufts University Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

Exploring Individual and Team Resilience in Healthcare

FREE Webinar

Friday, June 18, 2021 | 12:00 – 12:30 pm EST | FREE

Co-hosted by MGH Institute of Health Professions Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health and the MGH Center for the Environment and Health.

During this free 30-minute webinar we will:

  • Explore what team resilience looks like in healthcare.
  • Discuss the relationship between individual resilience and team resilience.

Featured Speakers:Joanna A. Christodoulou, EdD, Associate Professor, Director of the BEAM LabCommunication Sciences and Disorders Department, MGH Institute of Health ProfessionsIndigo Young, MS, CCC-SLP, Instructor
Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Free Webinar on Exploring Individual and Team Resilience in Healthcare

This special webinar for healthcare professionals about individual and team resilience will take place on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 12 – 12:30 pm ET. It is free and all are welcome. We’ll explore and discuss the relationship between individual and team resilience in health care. If you can’t make it, register anyway and we’ll send you the recording!

AAMC 2021 Virtual Medical School Fair

Connect with 85+ Medical Schools!

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Join AAMC for their Virtual Fair, The Road Less Traveled: Nontraditional Pathways to Medical School. This event is open to all medical school aspirants.

    • Receive 15% off of a subscription to the Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR®) website.
    • Attend three information and Q&A sessions with medical school staff, advisors and current students and residents.
    • Chat with current medical students about their experiences in our Medical Student Lounge.
    • Speak to AAMC experts about the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), the AAMC Fee Assistance Program (FAP), and financing medical school.
    • Connect with pre-health advisors from the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) about your application questions.

Bethel University Physician Assistant Program

Online Info Session

June 24, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. CST | FREE

Interested in the Physician Assistant M.S. program at Bethel? They are hosting an online info session with student panel. At this info session, you’ll hear from a faculty director, meet your enrollment counselor, and have a chance to ask questions to a panel of current PA students.

Health Inequities Exposed & Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual Symposium

June 30, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST | FREE

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted historically disadvantaged communities due to pre-existing inequities in the healthcare system and disparities in access to technology, healthcare, and social services. This symposium will showcase diverse perspectives to provide a holistic view of the pandemic’s impact on health and the consequences of inequity that we will all be working to address well into the future.

This event is organized by three affinity groups of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (AAAS STPF). For more details about this symposium and its organizers, please visit our website by clicking here.

School of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Summer Series

July 13, 2021, 2pm-4pm (CST) | Applicant Workshop

Join the Admissions team as they review and share tips about each section of the application. Topics will include experiences, awards/honors, personal statement, letters of recommendation, the secondary application, as well as Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs).

PCA Job Opportunity

Message from Alma Silver:

I am a recent graduate of St. Catherine University, and I live independently with a rotation of personal care attendants. I am currently seeking people to join my team of PCAs this coming summer, and I have previously had a lot of luck recruiting applicants through health-related degree programs in the Twin Cities area.

Below is a Job Description and contact information if you are interested.

Job Description