Pre-Health Advising

Events

Upcoming Events for Pre-Health Students

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May 21 @ 8am - 11am Pacific Time

Colorado University Physical Therapy Preview Day

Join us for CU PT Preview Day! Saturday, May 21st from 8am-11am Pacific Time.

  • 9am-10am: Program Overview - Unique aspects of CU's DPT program: Clinical Education, Curriculum, Service Learning, Tuition/fees, and the opportunity to hear about a new partnership with UCCS
  • 10am-11am: Panel Discussions - Attendees select two 25-minute sessions from:
    • Financial Planning
    • UCCS program information
    • Faculty Panel
    • Student Panel
    • Admissions Panel

Register now!


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May 23 @ 4:30-5:30pm

The Road to Medical* School

*and other professional health programs

Are you interested in learning more about applying to Medical School, Dental School, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy programs, and other graduate programs in health? You’re invited to an information session for UW Bothell students in their first or second year contemplating a career in healthcare. Hear more from the Natural Science & Pre Health Professional Pathways Advisor and learn about topics such as:

  • Suggested steps for determining your alignment with a healthcare career
  • Three main areas of preparation for professional health programs and careers
  • Tools to help you on your journey

Register for a Zoom link!

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunities and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disabilities accommodations or to receive this publications in a more accessible format, please contact Disability Resources for Students at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.3581, drs@uwb.edu.


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May 24 @ 9:45-10:15am

Careers Serving Children with Autism

Join the Kyo team to learn about the impact you can have as a Behavior Therapist!

Join at https://kyocare.zoom.us/j/81519584257


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May 24 & 25 @ 12:00 - 3:00pm Pacific Time

ADEA Go Dental Virtual Fair

You're invited! Register Today for the 2022 ADEA GoDental® Virtual Fair!

You've chosen dentistry as your career path, but how do you know which school can help you achieve your dream? ADEA GoDental is here to help! Register for free today to join us for the 2022 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fair (#GDVF22) on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time both days!

#GDVF22 offers you the chance to explore 50+ U.S. and Canadian dental schools-without travel or registration fees. Take the time to connect with dental school admissions officers to learn about schools' missions and values and determine the best fit for you.

During #GDVF22, you'll have the chance to:

  • Prepare to submit your ADEA AADSAS® (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) application by having all your questions answered by Customer Service.
  • Connect with admissions officers, dental school faculty and current students.
  • Discover additional dental schools that might be the right fit for you!

If you are applying to dental school this year, you don't want to miss this important event. Register today and spread the word on social media with #GDVF22!


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May 24 @ 4:00-5:30pm Pacific Time

What The US Can Learn From The Canadian Health Care System - Or Not

by Columbia University, Bioethics Program

Canada and the US share many characteristics, but differ markedly in their healthcare systems. Especially as the US healthcare system continues to face pressures and change, vital questions emerge of what the US might learn from its northern neighbor. Please join us for this interesting and provocative panel discussion, featuring bioethicists from both countries.

Speakers

  • Eric M. Meslin, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS, President and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)
  • Trudo Lemmens, CandJur, LicJur (KULeuven), LLM bioethics, DCL (McGill), Professor, Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy, University of Toronto
  • Colleen M. Flood, FRSC FCAHS, Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, University Research Chair in Health Law & Policy and Inaugural Director of the University's Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Moderator: Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Masters of Bioethics Program, Columbia University

For further information about this event please contact Athina Fontenot at af3018@columbia.edu.

Register online!


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May 25 @ 4:00 - 5:00pm

Becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Are you a Health Education & Promotion (HEP) minor or thinking about becoming one? Want to learn more about the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential & career opportunities?

Dr. Jody Early will be hosting a virtual info session related to the Health Education & Promotion (HEP) Minor for both prospective and current minor students interested in:

  • Learning more about our Health Education & Promotion Minor program
  • Learning more about career opportunities in the Health Education field
  • Learning more about the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam

This is a great opportunity for students already in the minor to get more details from Dr. Early about employment opportunities and how to prepare to take the CHES exam. It also is a great webinar for anyone not yet declared in the Health Education minor, but is considering pursuing this path.

Zoom ID 950 2865 8633


May 26 @ 5:30-6:30pm

Hygiene Kit Volunteering Event hosted by MAPS

We will be hosting a hygiene kit volunteering event this quarter on May 26th from 5:30-6:30 pm. In this event, we will be building hygiene kits and donating to a homeless shelter to support women, children, and families on their journey out of homelessness!

We hope to see you there!

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June 1 @ 4:00pm Pacific Time

Discover Medical School Options with AUC School of Medicine & Ross University School of Medicine

Taking the summer to consider medical school options? Join us for an informational and interactive event to
learn about American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine AND Ross University School of Medicine. This event will be led by a member of our Student and University Partnerships team, who
will share information and answer any general questions you have about medical school and/or
specific questions about AUC and/or Ross. WE WILL DISCUSS TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Admission requirements and the application process
  • Medical school curriculum and timeline
  • Technology in medical education and clinical training
  • USMLE and Residency Success outcomes
  • and much more!

Register now!


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June 2 @ 6am - 4pm Pacific Time

Optometry Virtual Fair

Learn all about the great career of optometry and all about the Doctor of Optometry programs in one place!  

  • It is EASY to register for this FREE event.
  • Save your valuable time by meeting with school representatives in live chat sessions without ever leaving the comfort of your own computer. 
  • Have a question or need help with your OptomCAS application? This would be a great time to ask!

More information: Please contact Paige Pence at ppence@opted.org.

Check out our FutureEyeDoc website to get a head start on learning about Optometry! 

See you on June 2! 


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June 2 - 3 @ 8:30am-12:30pm both days

Northwest Health Career Path Summit

Register now for our upcoming Northwest Health Career Path Summit June 2-3, 2022, from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM by following this link! 

The Northwest Health Career Path is an annual summit to engage our stakeholders and provide a mutually beneficial event which includes opportunities for networking, professional development, learning from student perspectives and exploring promising practices.

The summit is designed to promote collaboration among a wide spectrum of career outreach programs and partners to help form equitable pathways throughout our region.

The summit will highlight strategies for building equitable pathways to leadership and improve the system that connects underrepresented community members and students to programs and resources.


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June 8 @ 12:00 Noon

Suturing Workshop with Des Moines University

Attendees will:

  • Learn surgical knot-tying skills and take home a knot-tying board for further practice
  • Participate in a Q&A with faculty and current students in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Enjoy a tour of DMU's campus, including the Surgical Skills Lab and Iowa Simulation Center

This unique event is available both in-person and on Zoom. Virtual participants will receive a knot-tying board by mail in advance of the event.

Seats are limited and we recommend early registration.

Register online


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Various Dates & Times

Summer Husky+ Sessions - Your Pre-Health Journey

It's your journey to a career in healthcare. Attend this session to learn more about preparing for your adventure! From defining the tools available to you to packing those for your specific needs, we'll help you "define your why" so that you can chart your path and hit the ground running with a specific focus on academic preparation, which is just the first step of many.

Sessions offered in conjunction with First-Year Advising & Orientation:

Sessions offered in conjunction with Transfer Advising & Orientation:

  • June 28 @ 3:45pm
  • August 4 @ 3:45pm
  • August 16 @ 3:45pm
  • August 18 @ 3:45pm
  • September 13 @ 3:45pm
  • September 15 @ 3:45pm

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June 22 - 24

Youth Global Health & Innovation Conference

The Youth Global Health and Innovation Conference from June 22-24 aims to inform and inspire both undergraduate students and high school students about different career pathways, topics, and opportunities in global health. This is a great opportunity for local WA students interested in healthcare to connect more with the field of global health and network with local professionals!

We will be operating the conference over zoom to increase accessibility and let students from all over the state engage with our amazing local experts! The conference is entirely free as well!

We have some amazing speakers like the Director of Medical student Programs at UW, the Interim Chair of UW Global health, an Executive at a top Global Consulting Firm, and a plethora of other amazing researchers, doctors, and consultants! The conference will consist of 3 days of amazing opportunities for students to engage with leaders in global health, ask questions, and learn more about the cutting edge of different interdisciplinary innovations and approaches in global health. We will also be hosting a ‘Journey to Medical School’ panel where students will be able to hear from multiple medical students about their journey and ask for advice about applying.

Register here!


June 22 @ 6:00pm Pacific Time

Discover Medical School Options with AUC School of Medicine & Ross University School of Medicine

Taking the summer to consider medical school options? Join us for an informational and interactive event to
learn about American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine AND Ross University School of Medicine. This event will be led by a member of our Student and University Partnerships team, who
will share information and answer any general questions you have about medical school and/or
specific questions about AUC and/or Ross. WE WILL DISCUSS TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Admission requirements and the application process
  • Medical school curriculum and timeline
  • Technology in medical education and clinical training
  • USMLE and Residency Success outcomes
  • and much more!

Register now!


July 7 @ 3:00pm Pacific Time

Discover Medical School Options with AUC School of Medicine & Ross University School of Medicine

Taking the summer to consider medical school options? Join us for an informational and interactive event to
learn about American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine AND Ross University School of Medicine. This event will be led by a member of our Student and University Partnerships team, who
will share information and answer any general questions you have about medical school and/or
specific questions about AUC and/or Ross. WE WILL DISCUSS TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Admission requirements and the application process
  • Medical school curriculum and timeline
  • Technology in medical education and clinical training
  • USMLE and Residency Success outcomes
  • and much more!

Register now!


July 20 @ 4:00pm Pacific Time

Discover Medical School Options with AUC School of Medicine & Ross University School of Medicine

Taking the summer to consider medical school options? Join us for an informational and interactive event to
learn about American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine AND Ross University School of Medicine. This event will be led by a member of our Student and University Partnerships team, who
will share information and answer any general questions you have about medical school and/or
specific questions about AUC and/or Ross. WE WILL DISCUSS TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Admission requirements and the application process
  • Medical school curriculum and timeline
  • Technology in medical education and clinical training
  • USMLE and Residency Success outcomes
  • and much more!

Register now!


August 3 @ 6:00pm Pacific Time

Discover Medical School Options with AUC School of Medicine & Ross University School of Medicine

Taking the summer to consider medical school options? Join us for an informational and interactive event to
learn about American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine AND Ross University School of Medicine. This event will be led by a member of our Student and University Partnerships team, who
will share information and answer any general questions you have about medical school and/or
specific questions about AUC and/or Ross. WE WILL DISCUSS TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Admission requirements and the application process
  • Medical school curriculum and timeline
  • Technology in medical education and clinical training
  • USMLE and Residency Success outcomes
  • and much more!

Register now!


August 5 @ 9:00am

PharmCAS 101: Completing the Doctor of Pharmacy Application

In this session, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admissions Team will walk advisors and applicants through instructions, tips, and tricks involved with completing the PharmCAS application. The session will include a question and answer period where participants may further inquire about specific sections and requirements. We encourage all students who are applying in the 2022-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy application cycle (class entering July 2023).

Register Now!


Past Events & Event Resources

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UW School of Pharmacy PharmD Information Session

A recording of the session featuring Associate Director of Admissions & Recruitment Lynn Hermanson and 4th-Year PharmD student Amanda See can be found online. You may need to login with your UW NetID to view the session. The session was held on Tuesday, February 2 at 4:00pm.


My Journey to Medicine

Hear from two 1st Generation college students from underrepresented backgrounds who are at different stages on their journey to medicine in this recorded panel.


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UPREP is a collaborative project between the CEDI student affinity groups. UPREP offers monthly workshops to underrepresented minority students and other aspiring future applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine. We offer workshops focusing on topics ranging from AMCAS application, financial aid, writing a personal statement, MCAT prep, interviews, and others. Join the UPREP listserv so that you can stay updated on upcoming workshops, recordings, and resources, sign up here.

UPREP posts resources, including recordings of past sessions, to their Google Drive.


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The UWB Pre-Med Club is a student organization that provides leadership and programming. Check out their latest newsletter.

A recording of the Med Student Panel hosted on February 11, 2022 can be found here. You may need to log in with your Net ID to view the recording.


Preparing to Apply to Graduate Programs in Health

This is a recorded session from January 13, 2022.

This is a recorded session from February 16, 2022.


Transferable Skills for Students in Nursing & Health Studies

This is a recorded session from January 25, 2022.


Job Search Strategies for Students in Nursing & Health Studies

This is a recorded session from April 21, 2022. Captions coming soon!