Association of American Indian Physicians Pre-Admission Conference in Phoenix, AZ- 3/21-24/2013


Phoenix, AZ | March 21 – 24, 2013

What: 2013 Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW)

WHEN: March 21-24, 2013

WHERE: Phoenix, AZ

CO SPONSORS: AAIP and the Four Corners Alliance. The Four Corners Alliance is a partnership between the medical schools of the University of Arizona, Phoenix, the University of Arizona, Tucson; the University of Colorado; the University of New Mexico and the University of Utah.

Who Should Attend: American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in the allied health or medicine.

About: The application process to medical and health programs can be intense and competitive.  Majority of programs require MCAT, personal statement, letters of recommendation, personal interviews or more, and will vary depending on the program and school.  The Pre-Admission Workshop will be an intense two days, which will give participants the necessary tools and preparation to have strong applications to medical or health programs.

Scholarships Available: Scholarships are awarded on a one-time basis and will cover airfare, lodging and meals.

Workshop Topics Include:

  • MCAT preparation
  • Selecting a professional school
  • Developing a personal statement
  • Obtaining letters of recommendations
  •  Financial aid and scholarship resources
  • How to prepare for interviews
  • Mock interviews with physicians
  • How to fill out AMCAS application
  • Physician & medical student panel presentations
  • Networking opportunity with faculty, staff and fellow medical student

For more information, contact AAIP at 405-946-7072 or email Echo Duerksen at or Gary Lankford at

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