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Pre-Med CareerMail from the Career Center 10/9/09

October 9, 2009


1. AAHS – Research & Volunteer Night
WHAT: Interested in volunteering at a local hospital or clinic? Want research in
a lab for the year? Looking for an internship in health? Come join us at
R&V night and meet the speakers for the night.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 7-8:30 pm
WHERE: 47 Evans

2. University Of Michigan Genetic Counseling Graduate Training Program Open House

WHEN: October 23, 2009 from 3-5 pm
WHERE: University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor office, 4917 Buhl Building
The University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Graduate Training Program will be hosting an open house for those who are considering a career in genetic counseling. Attendees will have the chance to meet with faculty and students in the Genetic Counseling Program, learn about the Michigan training experience and talk about the actual admissions process. For more information about our training program, you can also visit our web site at:
http://www.hg.med.umich.edu/GCWeb/index.html
If you have any questions, please contact either Beverly Yashar, Program Director: Yashar@umich.edu or Monica Marvin, Assistant Program Director: monicama@umich.edu .

3. PNS AND AAHS – Pre-Nursing Info Night
When: Thursday, November 5, 2009
Time: 7-8:30 pm
Location: TBA – please send email directly to the contact listed below for location.
Interested in Nursing? Come to the PreNursing Info Night. We're going to bring some speakers from nursing schools, current nursing students, and a registered nurse to come speak about the admission process and their experience. If interested, please e-mail: prenursingsociety@gmail.com or aahs_ucb@googlegroups.com for location.

4. TOURO UNIVERSITY, THE BAY AREA'S PRE-THANKSGIVING RUN AT MARE ISLAND
WHEN: 11/22/09, 9:00am.
WHERE: Touro University (Osteopathic Medical School)
Celebrate the revitalized Mare Island Naval Shipyard in The 4th Annual Mare Island charity run. This would be an excellent chance for pre-medical students to come and have a great time running as well as have an informal opportunity to discuss Medical school, application process with current students. There will also be professors in attendance who participate on the admission committees. The run/walk will start and end at Touro's campus. ALL food served will be kosher. All proceeds benefit Support Fighting-Back and GVRD. For more information, please visit
http://www.active.com/page/Event_Details.htm?event_id=1750274&assetId=A9D228A2-6C41-47B8-8889-7F10C12B3895 OR http://onyourmarkevents.com/events-new.asp. You may also e-mail: info@onyourmarkevents.com .

5. CaHPSA's 2nd ANNUAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE CONFERENCE
WHEN: Saturday, October 17th
WHERE: UC Berkeley campus
A day of education, discussion and organizing for health care reform.
To register: http://www.cahpsa.org/norcal_09.html
This timely conference will join students from across health professions with experts in the field to share insights as to how we can achieve truly universal care for all patients. Speakers will examine problems in our current system, previous reform attempts, current reform proposals on the local and national level, and the international context.
Registration is accepted through Eventbrite tickets.
Conference costs $10, including lunch.
Some scholarships available, please contact: mail to: norcal_09@cahpsa.org if interested.

UC BERKELEY EXTENSION INFO SESSION FOR MEDICAL & HEALTH PREPARATION
WHEN: 10/21/2009
TIME: 5:00 - 7:00pm
LOCATION: Karpe Hall,Rm #100
UC Berkeley Extension provides academic preparation in sciences and advising to enhance your application for admission to medical, or veterinary school, and to other advanced degree programs in the health professions. Discover how you can prepare for medical school and other advanced health career training programs with UC Berkeley Extension top-flight science courses.
Contact Name: Svetlana Battle
Telephone: 510-642-8108
Email: sbattle@unex.berkeley.edu
Karpe Hall is an off campus location. For directions, please contact Svetlana Battle or you may visit this link: http://extension.berkeley.edu/fpf/contact.html#directions

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE LEARNING (ISL)
This December International Service Learning (ISL) is increasing teams to the countries we serve. We have teams for pre-medical and medical students traveling to several locations. Please visit our website for more information and to view our 2009-2010 schedule at: www.ISLonline.org. Financial aid available for all trips. Contact ISL about setting up a team and reducing your trip cost. We have teams scheduled throughout the year. If you have any questions please contact Pepper Tucker at: Pepper@ISLonline.org or 816-767-0481.


SDSU - "CATCH THE WAVE TO SUCCESS PRE-HEALTH CONFERENCE"

WHEN: January 29-30, 2010
LOCATION: San Diego State University
San Diego State University would like to cordially invite you to "Catch the Wave to Success Pre-health Conference". The conference is designed to introduce pre-health students (pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy, pre-veterinary, pre physician assistant, etc.) about careers in the health care fields and to provide information on becoming a successful pre-health student. Students will have the opportunity to meet professional school admissions representatives, hear first hand accounts from health care insiders, and network with a variety of professionals. Early registration begins November 1st, 2009. For more information, please visit http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~cpo/conference/

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