Posts Tagged ‘Native American’

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

Seeking plan to health on the Rosebud Indian Reservation- article

November 6, 2013

Many of us travel internationally to try to make an impact in underserved communities.  From Haiti to Somalia, many of us volunteer to try to make things better in third world nations.   Little do you know that in your back yard so many communities in need still exist.  There are still third world communities in the U.S.

Check out the link below to check out this great article.  Also check out the CDC website celebrating American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month.

Rosebud

Association of American Indian Physicians Health Conference- 7/29/2013 to 8/4/2013

April 15, 2013

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AAIP 42nd Annual Meeting Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 42nd AAIP Annual Meeting and Health Conference!

Conference Information

“Promoting Wellness in Native American Communities Through Exercise, Disease Prevention and Traditional Healing”

Where:  Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California

When:  July 29 – August 4, 2013

Conference Objectives:

The 42nd AAIP Annual Meeting activities will provide:

1. A forum for various healthcare professionals to present and discuss their work regarding exercise promotion and disease prevention in Native communities through presentations, workshops and panel discussions.

2. A national meeting for student recruitment into health professions.

http://aaip.org/archives/4669

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

February 28, 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 eduerksen@aaip.org or Gary Lankford at glankford@aaip.org

Up to $5000 for undergraduates interested in Native American health care- Deadline 3/1/2013

February 28, 2013

Deadline:* March 1, 2013*

Scholarships are offered in any of three categories:

To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related field.

The Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Contact Your Faculty Representative.
Students are nominated by their college or university’s faculty representative, who is the liaison between the institution and the Foundation. Interested students should contact their FacRep as soon as
possible for information on their university’s nomination process. Many universities have institutional deadlines several months in advance of the Foundation’s application deadline.

http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/MKUScholarship.aspx

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