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1. Events coming up.
2. GAP Medics
offers programs for aspiring doctors, dentists, PAs, nurses and midwives.
3. The American
Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine invites you to the 2016 Careers in Podiatric Medicine: Taking the Next Step interactive
workshop in Salt Lake City, UT, on Saturday, September 24.
response to America's opioid epidemic, the American Physical Therapy
Association (APTA) has released a new public service announcement (PSA).
5. The American Association
of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Veterinary Medical College
Application Service (VMCAS) announce a new initiative, the “Club Hub”, as a way
for Pre-Vet Clubs and Societies to hook into important and informative
information from VMCAS and AAVMC.
6. nextsteptestprep.com offers free
MCAT practice tests, MCAT classes, and financial assistance.
7. The Shelby
Farms Park Conservancy officially cut the ribbon on an improvement project
that was started about 4 years ago. The
Heart of the Park is now open for fun!
8. Marginalia: Penguins just know how to go steppin’ out in style…
1. Events coming up.
Monday, September 12, 2016, starting a 6:30 p.m. in AH122: Ms. Angela Dessables,
Admissions Counselor for Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
(KSUCPM), will be talking about their
podiatric program. Refreshments
(read: Mama D’s Italian Ices) will be
served at 6:30 p.m., and she will begin her presentation at 6:45 p.m.
Saturday, September 17 and September 24: GRE Test Prep Sessions, offered by Career
Saturday, September 17 and Saturday, September 24
GRE Test Prep Sessions
Session #1 - 9:00 to
1:00, Buckman 211 (Montesi)
Session #2 - 9:00 to
1:00, Buckman 112
Students, if you are considering a masters
program that requires the GRE for admittance, then this is a can't-miss
opportunity to get some expert guidance on how to prepare for that test. Both
sessions #1 & #2 will cover the Verbal/Writing sections; additional dates
for the Quantitative sessions will be scheduled later this academic
year. Cost is only $20.00 per student for both sessions. Advanced
registration/payment is required no later than noon on Thursday, September
15th in Career Services. (Cash or check only please.)
Thursday, September 22, 2016, Noon to 2 p.m. in the Canale Arena: Graduate School Expo.
if you are considering graduate school as an option, this is a can't-miss
opportunity to speak with representatives from schools/programs from across
the country. Last year, more than 70 different graduate programs were
in attendance at this event, including those here at CBU, to share
information and talk to you directly about what they have to offer. All
CBU students and graduates are welcome to attend!
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, starting at 6:30 p.m. in
AH122: Second in this year’s “So you want to be a
<fill-in-the-blank> series of presentations, Lorrell
White will discuss Genetic Counseling.
Refreshments (read: Mama
D’s Italian Ices) will be served at 6:30 p.m., and she will begin her
presentation at 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, starting at 6:30 p.m. in
AH122: Third in this year’s “So you want to be a
<fill-in-the-blank> series of presentations, Dr. Scott Adelman, MD, CBU
alum, will discuss his career as an emergency room physician. Refreshments
(read: Mama D’s Italian Ices) will be
served at 6:30 p.m., and she will begin his presentation at 6:45 p.m.
2. GAP Medics offers programs
for aspiring doctors, dentists, PAs, nurses and midwives.
Our brand new program guides are hot of the
press and we wanted to share them with you and your students first!
These brochures serve as the quintessential guide to our programs for
aspiring doctors, dentists, PAs, nurses and midwives and are a great
addition to any careers library.
Download your digital copies below and save some trees!
Gap Medics we strive to strengthen your students as individuals,
applicants and future health providers. Our standardised
programs abroad centre on structured,
observational shadowing placements under the guidance of international
mentors. In addition to observing a variety of diagnoses, treatments
and procedures in our partner hospitals, our students are privileged to
attend department meetings and interact with patients.
While our students will never receive "hands-on" experience
in accordance with industry guidelines, our alumni cite their
observations and conversations as being an important part of their
personal and professional development - and their success in attaining
entry into some of the most prestigious universities in the
If your students have ever wondered what a "day in the life"
would really be like - our programs are the perfect way to find out!
If you would like any more information, please do let us know.
Have a great day,
Gap Medics – Launching medical
South Shore Road
Tyne and Wear
T. 1844-340-4576 (Toll free in USA)
3. The American Association
of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine invites you to the 2016 Careers in Podiatric Medicine:
Taking the Next Step interactive workshop in Salt Lake City, UT,
on Saturday, September 24.
Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine would like to invite you
and your students to the 2016 Careers in Podiatric
Medicine: Taking the Next Step interactive workshop in Salt
Lake City, UT. Complementing our fall seminar will be a complimentary
lesson, New MCAT Study Approaches, presented
place on Saturday, September 24th from 9:00am until 3:00pm at
the SLC Sheraton Hotel located at 150 West 500 South, Taking the Next Step is an exciting day inside the world of
podiatric medicine. Students will hear lectures on practice and surgical techniques, meet with the college admissions
professionals, current residents and local podiatric physicians, and
participate in a hands-on demonstration. The entire program is
completely free of charge (we do not cover the cost of transportation or
lodging) and a limited number of spots are available.
limited; early registration is encouraged.
free to forward this email to any students that you think might be
interested in attending, or post the attached flyer in your office or via
your social media accounts.
complimentary, day-long seminar will feature:
- Lecture on innovative
medical and surgical techniques,
- Interactive activities
led by current podiatric medical students, residents and physicians,
- A free Sample Lesson and
Study Approaches for the New MCAT, hosted by ExamKrackers.
is free, so reserve your space now.
register by September 9th will receive a special gift upon arrival
to the workshop. Advisors of the health professions are welcome to
register and attend, too! To register, or for questions regarding this
exciting event, please RSVP to Mandy Nau at firstname.lastname@example.org
with your full name, title and email address; students should register with
their full name, phone, email and undergraduate institution that they attend
or have attended.
forward to seeing you in Salt Lake!
Mandy S. Nau
Career Promotion Strategist
American Association of Colleges
of Podiatric Medicine
Cell or Text: 253-906-4167 Email: email@example.com
consider a career in podiatric medicine?
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) is a specialist
in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of lower extremity
disorders, diseases and injuries.
can specialize in a variety of areas such as surgery,
orthopedics, or public health. Besides these certified specialties,
podiatrists may practice a subspecialty such as sports
medicine, pediatrics, dermatology, radiology, geriatrics, or diabetic foot
DPM is a vital member of the health-care team. He or she is often the first
to detect symptoms of diabetes or peripheral
vascular disease because of the human foot’s interrelation with the
rest of the body.
4. In response to America's opioid epidemic, the American
Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has released a new public service
In response to America's
opioid epidemic, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has
released a new public service announcement (PSA).
“Don't Mask the Pain
With Opioids -- Choose Physical Therapy for Safe Pain Management”
Watch the video on YouTube
now at https://youtu.be/RWpnMsAjX5k
You are welcome to share
this video with your students and use the social media hashtag #ChoosePT. Learn more about the Choose PT campaign on APTA’s
Move Forward PT website.
Libby J. Ross, MA
Director, Academic Services
American Physical Therapy
1111 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
800-999-2782, ext. 3326
5. The American Association of
Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Veterinary Medical College
Application Service (VMCAS) announce a new initiative, the “Club Hub”,
as a way for Pre-Vet Clubs and Societies to hook into important and
informative information from VMCAS and AAVMC.
I’m thrilled to announce the latest VetSchool Student Engagement System (VSES)
The AAVMC/VMCAS “Club Hub” is a way for Pre-Vet Clubs and
Societies to hook into important and informative information from VMCAS and
AAVMC. This notification system will send information on:
VMCAS News & Updates
Webinar Registration Reminders
Notifications about special events
Tony’s Lecture Schedule
And some VERY special, *TOP SECRET* surprises.
If you have a pre-veterinary club on your campus, please
send the following registration link to the club’s leadership: https://confirmsubscription.com/h/d/2541E78ED679018B
Thanks in advance. Have a great (and safe) holiday
Director of Admissions & Recruitment Affairs
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
The Veterinary Medical College Application Service
655 K Street NW, Suite 725
Washington, DC 20001
O: 202-371-9195 x124
6. nextsteptestprep.com offers free MCAT practice tests, MCAT
classes, and financial assistance.
School is back in session and that
means one thing: nervous premeds are streaming into your office with
questions about what they need to do to get into medical school.
The MCAT is a critical part of their application and we want to
make sure every student has the information and resources they need to be
Below is some information on the
resources we have available for your students:
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Your free course
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submitted your free class enrollment you can use the link below to do so.
As a reminder this link is not meant to be shared with students.
When you know which student you want to enroll get their name,
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to process the enrollment:
**DO NOT SHARE THIS LINK WITH STUDENTS,
ONLY YOU SHOULD USE IT**
Next Step Test Prep
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If you would like to
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and we can set up some time to chat.
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Next Step Test Preparation LLC 4256 N Ravenswood Suite 303
Chicago, Illinois 60613 United States (888) 530-6398
7. The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy
officially cut the ribbon on an improvement project that was started about 4
years ago. The Heart of the Park is
now open for fun!
Heart of the Park is open for fun! After 2 years of hard work, SFPC officially
cut the ribbon on this incredible improvement project on 9.01.16, and
we are honored to share this incredible space with visitors like
you! Learn more about Heart of the Park and new Park amenities here.
Share your Heart of the Park experiences with us on Twitter
by using the hashtag #HeartOfThePark.
30 Days of Celebration
September 1-30, 2016
Get to know Heart of the Park during 30 Days of
Celebration, which features 30 days of free events (70+ activities
to choose from!) in and around Heart of the Park.
New MATA Shuttle
Saturdays + Sundays
We are thrilled to announce a new, green way to get
to the Park! A new MATA shuttle route will connect more visitors
than ever before to the Park, to the Greenline
and to Agricenter International,
beginning September 10.
Run the Race that Runs the Greenline
October 16, 2016 | 8am
Shelby Farms Greenline
runs on the support of trail fans like you, and the Greenline Half
Marathon is the biggest annual fundraising event for
the trail. Join us for 13.1 scenic miles of fun this fall!
more + Register...
Serve the Park
It takes a lot of hands to care for America's
biggest urban park, and we could use your help! Spooky Nights and
Starry Nights are just around the corner, and volunteers are needed
to help produce these two exciting fundraising events. Individuals
and groups are welcome!
More + Sign Up...
Support While You Shop
Supporting the Park + Greenline while you shop has never been easier!
Click the links below to start giving back at no extra cost to you.
Bonus opportunity: When you make a purchase at the new Lake's Edge
Gift Shop in Heart of the Park, make your purchase make cents by
participating in the Buffalo Round Up program! The buffalo round up
rounds your purchase amount up to the next dollar while donating
the difference to the Shelby Farms Park buffalo herd!
8. Marginalia: Penguins
just know how to go steppin’ out in style…
African penguins at the Memphis Zoo, Tuesday, September 6, 2016