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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

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

Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013 @ Yale University- 4/13-14/2013

March 28, 2013


We hope to see you at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 13-14!  Unite For Sight’s Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s leading and largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues and friends who may be interested in attending or presenting. Register by March 20 for a reduced registration rate.  Also, if you are interested in presenting, we have a few social enterprise pitch slots remaining; submit your abstract soon since these presentation slots are nearly filled to capacity!

Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013
Presented by Unite For Sight, 10th Annual Conference
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14, 2013

“A Meeting of Minds”–CNN

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes more than 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.  The registration rate increases after March 20.

Interested in presenting at the conference? Submit a social enterprise pitch abstract for consideration.

The conference’s confirmed speakers to date include:

Keynote Addresses

  • Tina Rosenberg, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, The New York Times
    “Information Technology and the Revolution in Health Care,” Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Special Advisor to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
  • “The 1 Million Community Health Worker Campaign,” Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH, Director of Health, Millennium Village Project, Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • “The Origins of Health: Our Behavior and Our Environment,” Al Sommer, MD, MHS, Dean Emeritus, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and University Distinguished Service Professor

See more presentations, including more than 100 Social Enterprise Pitch presentations, at


29th Annual LMSA West Regional Conference at UC San Diego School of Medicine- March 29-30th 2013

February 7, 2013


For more information check out

Do you need a pep talk? via Kid President

January 30, 2013

NHMA Los Angeles Regional Event- 9/24/11

September 19, 2011

National Hispanic Medical Association Los Angeles regional event.

“Health Care Reform Update”

Check out the following link for more information.

NHMALosAngelesInvite with sponsors

NHMA presents “Health Care Reform Implementation”- 6/30/11 Washington, DC- 7/1/11 El Paso, TX

June 18, 2011

The National Hispanic Medical Association in partnership with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and local organizations invites you to “Health Care Reform Implementation.”

You are invited to our 4th regional discussion to be held in Washington DC on June 30th from 6-9:00pm and our 5th in El Paso, TX July 1st from 6-8:30pm. Please see attached invites for specific information regarding each event.

Washington DC Invite

El Paso, TX Invite

Implementing Health Care Reform for Hispanic Communities- Free Reception for all @ UCLA- 8/25/2010

July 27, 2010

The UCLA Department of Family Medicine


National Hispanic Medical Association
are hosting a Reception
to discuss innovative ideas for
“Implementing Health Care Reform for Hispanic Communities”


Wednesday, August 25, 2010

6:00 to 8:00pm
at the

UCLA Faculty Center- California Room

480 Charles Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, CA, 90095

Hors d’oeuvres and Wine

Please RSVP by: August 9, 2010 or 310-825-8234 or 202-628-5895

Meet Dr. Gauvin, program director at UC Davis Department of Surgery-Nov 20, 2009

November 3, 2009

So You Want to be a Surgeon?
Go Beyond Grey’s Anatomy

So you want to be a surgeon?
Do you know what it takes?
Do you know of the rewards of surgery?
Do you watch “Grey’s Anatomy” and wish you were there?
Then come and learn about what it takes to be surgeon and discuss the skills, the knowledge, and the training process of a successful surgeon.
Come and meet Dr. Gauvin, program director at UC Davis Department of Surgery.
Friday November 20, 2009
American River College, Chemistry 422
Cost: This event if FREE and open to everyone

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