Archive for the ‘Premed Advice’ Category

NHMA’s 20th Annual Conference Save the Date: April 21-24, 2016

October 27, 2015

 
 This year’s theme is “Advancing Hispanic Health – The Next 20 years: NHMA leading the way”. The annual conference connects you with educational opportunities to optimize clinical decisions and network with a community of innovative problem-solvers in health care and policy. Additionally, CME credits will be provided for several workshops and plenary sessions. To register, view the conference agenda, or submit the Call for Abstracts please visit:

bit.ly/1WQgYy6.

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What’s on the MCAT 2015 Exam?

July 11, 2014

 

Straight from the Association of American Medical Colleges.  Tutorials, videos, sample questions and more.

 

Use this resource to find out everything you‘ll need to know to prepare for the new exam. Take a tour of the materials—watch video tutorials and view sample questions and explanations.

https://www.aamc.org/students/services/343550/mcat2015.html

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Spirit of EAGLES scholarships for AAIP Annual Meeting- 7/22-27/2014

July 8, 2014

https://www.aaip.org/events/m.calendar/73/view/27

Premed Conference for American Indian/Alaskan Native students- Denver, CO- undergrad graduate students- 7/22-23/14

July 8, 2014

July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop

https://www.aaip.org/media/news/m.blog/76/aaip-2014-pre-admission-workshop

Attention American Indian/Alaska Native Undergraduate and Graduate Students

What:  July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW)

When:  July 22-23, 2014

Where:  Denver Hyatt Tech Center, Denver, CO

Sponsors:  AAIP and the University of Minnesota School of Medicine

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

About the PAW:  This Pre-Admission Workshop is being held through AAIP’s partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.  The PAW is an event held to bring together AAIP member physicians, AI/AN college students, traditional healers, public health professionals, and other interested individuals with the goal of networking, learning and discussing the current state of Native health and health education.

Workshop Topics Include:

– Selecting a professional school

– Admissions tests (MCAT)

– Personal statements

– AMCAS application process

– Financial aid and scholarship resources

– Interview process including a mock interview

– Physician & medical student panel presentations

The Pre-Admission Workshop is a 2-day workshop aimed at addressing common challenges encountered by students in the health professional application process.  The curriculum focuses on skills necessary for successful application and admittance to health professional school.  AAIP has scholarships available to college students to cover the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, conference registration and materials and most meals.

Scholarships:  Scholarships for the July 2014 PAW are available and awarded on a one-time basis.  These scholarships will cover airfare, lodging and meals.

Deadline for submission application and all requested materials is Monday, July 7, 2014.

To apply for the July 2014 PAW, please click on the link below to access the application.

July 2014 Minnesota PAW Application

For more information, please contact AAIP at 405-946-7072 or email Gary Lankford at glankford@aaip.org

Maya Angelou on the essence of medical training

May 28, 2014

 

Maya Angelou may have not intended to but she touched on the essence of medical training.  Rest in peace.

 

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Dream. Remember. Work. Give Back. Inspire.

March 2, 2014

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Dream endlessly.

Remember those that came before you.

Work tirelessly to achieve.

Give back to your community.

Inspire future generations.

-Premed of Color

Med school hopefuls to see heftier MCAT- article

November 6, 2013

In 2015, a longer MCAT will be rolled out.  Consider taking it before 2015 if you are waiting to take it and are fully prepared.

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When Clean Was a New Concept in the Operating Room-article

September 3, 2013

Medicine continues to evolve.  In retrospect, how could doctors have been so naive.

Those NASA-created surgery gowns, fishbowl helmets included, are awesome by the way.

“Before antibiotic-resistant superbugs became a hospital’s biggest concern, there were the bad old days when doctors would move from surgery to surgery without washing.”

50 years after ‘Dream’, loose ends are left untied- article on health disparities

September 3, 2013

MLK-reflect

Future Leadership Project SNMA- Deadline 9/15/13

August 28, 2013

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