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Caduceus Newsletter: Fall 2017.05, Week of September 18

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Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104

Home page:
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/ 

Caduceus Newsletter Archives:
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/Caduceus.html

 

Table of Contents:

1.   Events coming up.
2.  Inside OME (Osteopathic Medical Education):  Osteopathic Medical Education News, September 7, 2017 edition.   
3.  Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University will host an open house on Saturday, September 23, for their Pharm.D. program. 
4.  Each of the 3 locations of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will be hosting a series of Open House events in November.  
5.  The Touro University California College of Pharmacy is offering a series of Webinars and a Virtual Fair for those interested in attaining a Pharm.D. degree.
6.  The Physician Assistant Studies program at Ketchum University (Fullerton, CA) invites you to attend their Fall Admissions Open House.   
  
7.  The Association of American Medical Colleges announces the launch of the Anatomy of an Applicant website, (www.aamc.org/competencies ), which features six student profiles, a workbook, and supplemental resources.   
8.  AAMC News:  News About America’s Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals, September 13, 2017 edition.  
9.  The Association of American Veterinary Medical College’s (AAVMC’s) Admissions & Recruitment Committee (ARC) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAVMC), have made a decision to extend the VMCAS 2018 Application Deadline to Friday, September 29, 2017, @ 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time for all applicants.  

 

1. Events coming up. 

·         Tuesday, September 19, from Career Services:  Life After College:  Paying For Graduate School.  

·         Tuesday, September 19, from Career Services:  Kaplan Test Prep Sessions for the GRE, LSAT & MCAT Practice Tests.   

·         Wednesday, September 20 – A FREE Online Webinar Session for your Pre-Med Students who are Prepping for the MCAT this year - please feel free to pass/forward along!

·         Thursday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., prior to the Graduate School Expo, presentation about the Samford University Pharm.D. Program

·         Thursday, September 21, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.:  Graduate School Expo, in the Canale Arena

·         Saturday, September 23:  Saturday, September 23:  Mercer University (Atlanta, GA) Open House event, including programs in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Professions (Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Clinical Medical Psychology), Counseling, Health Informatics, and Healthcare Leadership.

·         Wednesday, September 27:  Information session about the East Tennessee State University (Johnson City) Quillen College of Medicine

·         Saturday, September 30:  Ohio State University (Columbus) College of Optometry Open House.   

·         November 6-10:  Second Annual Health Professions Week, an interprofessional virtual recruitment event.  

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·         Tuesday, September 19, from Career Services:  Life After College:  Paying For Graduate School, - 12:30-1:45 pm
Buckman Hall 112

·         Tuesday, September 19, from Career Services:  Kaplan Test Prep Sessions (For the GRE, LSAT & MCAT Practice Tests)
Tuesday, September 19th - Montesi
GRE:  3:00 pm
LSAT:  4:00 pm
MCAT:  5:00 pm
If you are interested in a review sessions for any of these three Graduate School Admissions tests, reserve your place by registering at the links below!  It's free!

o    MCAT Workshop: http://bit.ly/CBUMCAT

 

·         Tuesday, September 19, from 12:30 – 1:45 pm:  Life After College:  Paying For Graduate School
Tuesday, September 19th - 12:30-1:45 pm
Buckman Hall 112

 

·         Wednesday, September 20 – A FREE Online Webinar Session for your Pre-Med Students who are Prepping for the MCAT this year - please feel free to pass/forward along!

FREE ONLINE MCAT WEBINAR

Examkrackers MCAT Discussion Webinar

Two Sessions Currently Available:

Aug 30th & Sept 20th both @ 8-10pm EST

 

To Register: Pick your Date and send an email to

FREEMCAT@examkrackers.com

with the following information:

-Name

-Event Date of Choice

-Email

-Phone Number

-Anticipated MCAT Date

 

Seats are limited for each evening - if your selected date is no longer available

then you will be placed in the NEXT available/open session. 

 

 

Janis Stott
National Program Director
Examkrackers, Inc. (MCAT Prep)
janis@examkrackers.com
Phone: 386-864-1245
Fax: 859-305-6464

124 MacArthur Court, Nicholasville, KY 40356

 

 

 

·         Thursday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., prior to the Graduate School Expo, presentation about the Samford University Pharm.D. Program:  Aarox Hux, representing the Samford University Pharm. D. Program, will be in AH103 to answer questions about their program.  We have had several students apply to this program and one student matriculated there.

·         Thursday, September 21, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.:  Graduate School Expo, in the Canale Arena--  More than 70 graduate school programs from across the country are expected to be in attendance to share information with you about their various graduate programs...law school, med school, MBA programs, and many, many more!  If you're remotely considering grad school as an option, this is a can't-miss opportunity that only comes around once a year!  Make plans to be there!  For a complete list of schools and programs confirmed to attend thus far, check your CareerLinX account!  Here is a list of health-related programs which will be represented:


Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Christian Brothers University (Physician Assistant Studies)

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions

Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University

Palmer College Of Chiropractic

Ross University School of Medicine

Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Southern College of Optometry

St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Tennessee, College of Graduate Health Sciences

UAB School of Optometry

University of Memphis School of Public Health

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, College Of Nursing

William Carey University-College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

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·         Saturday, September 23:  Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM-Fort Smith) Open HousePlease see below:

Here’s the link to register:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ftYqUTX0m0KtTLu8JNiY5stfxLz2Ld9LnVvwSDryhRVUMkVCWlc3STJNMlJBQlA1RFEzTzg0VDlFWC4u

·      Saturday, September 23:  Mercer University (Atlanta, GA) Open House event, including programs in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Professions (Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Clinical Medical Psychology), Counseling, Health Informatics, and Healthcare Leadership.

Dear Advising Colleagues and Friends, 

 

We invite your pre-health professions students and/or you to attend our upcoming event to get a closer look at programs offered in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Professions (Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Clinical Medical Psychology), Counseling, Health Informatics, and Healthcare Leadership. This event will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 on Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The event is scheduled to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and will provide attendees with an opportunity to meet with faculty, admissions staff, and current students. 

 

More information about this event and the Health Science programs that will be represented is available along with a registration link: http://gradprograms.mercer.edu/openhouse/Please encourage interested students to RSVP by September 15th.

 

We appreciate your advising efforts on behalf of your students!

 

Regards,

Jordana

 

Jordana Berry, MBA ‘04

Director of Admissions

Mercer University College of Pharmacy

 

3001 Mercer University Drive

Atlanta, GA 30341

T: 678-547-6182

F: 678-547-6518

E: berry_js@mercer.edu

 

http://pharmacy.mercer.edu

http://hsc.mercer.edu

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·      Wednesday, September 27:  Information session about the East Tennessee State University (Johnson City) Quillen College of Medicine --


Dr. Alan Jaslow, Prehealth Advising Director at Rhodes College, invites you to attend an information session about the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine with Stephanie Cole, Wed. Sept 27, 6pm, Frazier-Jelke Sci Building, Lecture Room B.

Your students are invited to this event and I will tell security to help direct any of your students to parking and FJ.

I've attached a new map as our major mess of construction has ended for now.

Alan

 

·      Saturday, September 30:  Ohio State University (Columbus) College of Optometry Open House

Saturday, September 30th – 12:30 – 4:30pm
Ohio State University College of Optometry
338 West 10
th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Good Afternoon!  Please spread the word to your students and others who may be interested in this event:

Our Autumn Visit Day at The Ohio State University College of Optometry offers a special opportunity to learn more about the admissions process, opportunities to tour our academic and clinical facilities, explore careers in optometry, and meet with college faculty, students, administrators, and alumni. We encourage high school and college students, as well as alumni, practitioners, and academic advisors to attend this event.

Reservations are requested. For more information, or to make a reservation, please visit https://optometry.osu.edu/visitday

Unable to make visit day?

·        We are happy to arrange one-on-one meetings on our campus and on the road with you and/or your students throughout the year. 

·        We also host virtual chats for groups of any size – feel free to let me know if we can help spread the word about our profession and program to you and/or your students.

·        12th Annual IDOC (Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers) Summer Program – SAVE THE DATE – July 22-25, 2018 (https://u.osu.edu/idoc/)

 We are excited to be visiting with many of you and your students on the road this autumn at pre-optometry club meetings, pre-health events, and classroom visits – see you soon!

 All the best,

Justin

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Justin Griest, MEd    Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Financial Aid
The Ohio State University College of Optometry

A426 Starling-Loving Hall | 338 W 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-8825 Office | 614-292-7493 Fax

griest.6@osu.edu   [go.osu.edu/Justin]go.osu.edu/Justin
 The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Focused on optometric education and vision research

 

·      November 6-10:  Second Annual Health Professions Week, an interprofessional virtual recruitment event. 

 

We are pleased to announce the second annual Health Professions Week (#HPW2017), taking place from November 6-10, 2017. We’re excited to engage young people in learning more about health professions careers —and we’re inviting YOU to participate as well!

Health Professions Week is a first-of-its-kind interprofessional virtual recruitment event that boasts an exciting week-long series of activities—mostly online—for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. It’s completely free for students, counselors, parents and advisors.

#HPW2017 is intended to increase awareness of the 20 participating health professions and is inspired by a vision that collaborative practice is key to safe, high quality, accessible, patient-centered care. During the inaugural 2016 event, over 4,000 students from across the U.S. joined in the virtual fairs, online treasure hunts, interview days and community connect days. This year, we anticipate a 50% increase in attendance!

Please take a moment to forward this message to your student network. Registration is free and required to participate in some of the week’s events.

We look forward to working with you to strengthen the health professions pipeline!

Best,

Health Professions Week Team

Mandy S. Nau, Career Promotion Strategist
American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
Cell or Text: 253-906-4167   Email:  mnau@aacpm.org

Why consider a career in podiatric medicine?

·         A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) is a specialist in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of lower extremity disorders, diseases and injuries.

·         DPMs 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 care.

·         The 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.

 

 

2.  Inside OME (Osteopathic Medical Education):  Osteopathic Medical Education News, September 7, 2017 edition.   

September 7, 2017

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Contact the editors: insideome@aacom.org

 

3.  Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University will host an open house on Saturday, September 23, for their Pharm.D. program. 

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Dear Stan,

Come find out if you have what it takes to become a DYNAMIC Pharmacist! The program will provide an oversite into the profession from current and student pharmacists.

Attendees of the DYNAMIC Pharmacist will be eligible for Jefferson College of Pharmacy's Application Access Program that allows students to be reimbursed the price of one PharmCAS designation. You can learn more here

WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2017; 1:00-4:00pm

WHERE: Thomas Jefferson University
Bluemle Life Science Building, Room 101
Philadelphia, PA 19107

AGENDA:

12:30-1:00            Registration

1:00-1:15              Welcome

1:15-2:20              Pharmacist Perspectives

2:20-2:40              Break

2:40-3:00              Do You Have What it Takes?

3:00–3:45              Pharmacy Student Perspectives

3:45-4:00              Wrap-Up

Please email me at tre.grue@jefferson.edu to sign up and I hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Tre Grue
Assistant Director of Admissions

Copyright © 2017 Thomas Jefferson University, All rights reserved.
Our mailing address is:
130 S. 9th St., Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
US

 

4.  Each of the 3 locations of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will be hosting a series of Open House events in November.  

You and your students interested in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and dental medicine are cordially invited to attend an Open House at one of the three locations of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM):

 

Saturday, November 11, in Bradenton, FL

Friday, November 17,  in Greensburg, PA

Saturday, November 18, in Erie, PA

 

At this event you will have the opportunity to learn more about LECOM and all that it has to offer.  In addition to demonstrations and tours, there will be plenty of time to speak directly with our students, faculty, and staff.  Families and friends are welcome.  We ask that you choose a location and then RSVP as instructed through the link below:

 

http://lecom.edu/open-house/

 

If you have any questions or cannot attend the event but would still like information regarding LECOM, please contact me or visit our website at www.lecom.edu.  For additional information, you may also search for LECOM in the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad or download the LECOM app through Google plan on your Android smartphone or tablet.

 

We appreciate the work that you do on behalf of your students.

 

Sincerely,

 

Debbie A. Bisbee
Admissions Recruiter
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
1858 W. Grandview Blvd.
Erie, PA  16509
Phone:  814-860-5172
Fax:  814-866-8123
E-mail:  dbisbee@lecom.edu

Experience LECOM on the web ~~ www.lecom.edu
Like us ~~ https://www.facebook.com/1LECOM
Follow us ~~ https://www.twitter.com/1LECOM

 

 

5.  The Touro University California College of Pharmacy is offering a series of Webinars and a Virtual Fair for those interested in attaining a Pharm.D. degree.  

Colleagues:

The Touro University California College of Pharmacy is pleased to provide you and your students with the following opportunities you may use to learn more about our college of pharmacy:

Lunchtime Zoom Webinars (12:00 noon to 1:00 pm PDT)

The lunchtime webinar series provides an opportunity for prospective students and advisors to interact with college of pharmacy faculty, current students, and/or graduates in order to learn more about our program.  Sessions will be conducted in loose Q&A format.

·       Wednesday, September 13th; Dr. Melissa Kirkpatrick (Associate Professor) and Dr. Joyce Ho (Alum, Class of 2014).  Zoom Session. * Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/138484873.

·       Thursday, September 14th; Dr. Mohamed Jolla (Associate Professor) and Samantha Antonio (Student, Class of 2020).  Zoom Session . * Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/752866383.

·       Wednesday, September 20th; Dr. Susan Heimer (Associate Professor) and a TBD Class of 2020 student.  Zoom Session.  * Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/566319529.

·       Thursday, September 21st; Dr. Kevin Ita (Associate Professor, Chair of Admissions Committee and Dr. Joyce Ho (Alum, Class of 2014.  Zoom Session.  * Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/760679279

Pharmacy School Virtual Fair, October 3rd and 4th, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm (PDT)

·       Representatives from the TUC College of Pharmacy will be participating in the AACP Virtual Pharmacy School Fair on each day from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm PDT; please drop by our booth and say hello!  Registration for this event is free for al prospective students!  Registration details may be found at https://www.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=a89e58ae-c74d-4f3d-859a-a7a20142e669

As always, please feel free to contact me directly should you have any questions about any TUC program.  Thank you for your support!

Steve Davis, Director of Admissions
Touro University California

 

6.  The Physician Assistant Studies program at Ketchum University (Fullerton, CA) invites you to attend their Fall Admissions Open House.   

Fall Admissions Open House

We invite you to join us for our fall admissions open house and learn more about the physician assistant profession and the School of PA Studies at Ketchum University! At the open house you will: 

Learn about our unique curriculum
- Meet the PA faculty
- Interact with MBKU students
- Learn more about the admissions process

All prospective students, family and friends are welcome! Please RSVP by October 6, 2017 as space is limited.

Thanks,

Leslie Lim, M.A.

Director of Admissions
School of Physician Assistant Studies | Marshall B. Ketchum University
2575 Yorba Linda Blvd.  |  Fullerton, CA 92831-1699

O: 714.992.7808|  llim@ketchum.edu| www.ketchum.edu

 

 

7.  The Association of American Medical Colleges announces the launch of the Anatomy of an Applicant website, (www.aamc.org/competencies ), which features six student profiles, a workbook, and supplemental resources.   

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Anatomy of an Applicant website (www.aamc.org/competencies), which features six student profiles, a workbook, and supplemental resources. Enormous thanks and congratulations to our first group of participating students, their medical schools, admissions officers, and pre-health advisors whose participation made this project possible. The first students featured in Anatomy of an Applicant are:

·         Rose Desvaristes, East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Class of 2017

·         Daryl Fields, University of Wisconsin Madison, 8th year MD/PhD, Class of 2018

·         Laura Florez, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University (FIU), Class of 2017

·         Deidre Goode, University of Virginia School of Medicine , combined MD/MBA program, MS4, Class of 2018

·         Patrick Molina, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, MD/PhD Program, Class of 2022

·         Courtney Morgan, Louisiana State University Health – Shreveport School of Medicine, Class of 2018

About this New Resource

This website was created in direct response to inquiries from applicants, pre-health advisors, and admissions officers who asked the AAMC for help in better understanding how to demonstrate aptitude in the core competencies, which many medical schools have identified as important for entering medical students. Site materials are based on the 15 Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students that have been endorsed by the AAMC Group on Student Affairs (GSA) Committee on Admissions (COA). Along with student profiles, we have included a workbook with sections that clarify the individual core competencies, describe the individual components of the medical school application, demonstrate how an applicant’s responses inform admissions officers about an applicant’s proficiency level in different competencies, and help generate ideas about how to show experience and develop proficiency in the various competencies.

Thank you again for all those who participated in this project and helped guide it to completion.  We hope you will share this resource widely with your staff, colleagues, applicants, and aspirants.

Please send any questions or comments to corecompetencies@aamc.org. We also welcome stories of current students to be considered for future updates and additions to the site.

Warmest regards,

Tami Levin

On behalf of the entire Anatomy of an Applicant Team

 

 

8.  AAMC News:  News About America’s Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals, September 13, 2017 edition.  

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9.  The Association of American Veterinary Medical College’s (AAVMC’s) Admissions & Recruitment Committee (ARC) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAVMC), have made a decision to extend the VMCAS 2018 Application Deadline to Friday, September 29, 2017, @ 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time for all applicants.  

TO:        All VMCAS 2018 Applicants 

FROM:  The Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) 

RE:        Extension of the VMCAS 2018 Application Deadline 

DATE:    September 13, 2017 

 

The AAVMC’s Admissions & Recruitment Committee (ARC) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), have made a decision to extend the VMCAS 2018 Application Deadline to Friday, September 29, 2017, @ 11:59 PM Eastern Time for all applicants. 

 

The decision to extend the deadline was made because Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have posed significant obstacles for VMCAS applicants throughout the southeastern United States, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Many applicants were forced to evacuate their homes and/or are without electricity. Colleges and universities have been closed and the US Postal Service has ceased mail delivery indefinitely in many of the affected areas.  

 

As a result, these circumstances have placed burdens on our applicants which are outside of their control.   Delivery of official transcripts as well as the submission of electronic letters of recommendations (eLORs) may be delayed.  Thus, we feel that it is necessary to extend the deadline so that applicants have the time they need to submit all required documentation. 

 

Please note that VMCAS applications should be submitted as soon as they are completed regardless of whether VMCAS has received eLORs or transcripts. This will help to expedite your application verification. Do not wait for receipt of either of these documents! 

 

This deadline extension shortens the time that schools will have to review applications.  Therefore, it is important that you make every effort to submit your VMCAS application as soon as possible despite this deadline extension.  Should you have any questions about this deadline extension, please contact VMCAS at: 617-612-2884 or email: vmcasinfo@vmcas.org

 

We hope that all applicants and their families are safe and that those of you who are facing recovery are able to do so quickly.  

 

Thank you, on behalf of the AAVMC and the Admissions & Recruitment Committee, 

 

Tony Wynne, 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
twynne@aavmc.org
www.aavmc.org

 

 

Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Biology Department
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
E-mail: seisen@cbu.edu
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/ 
Caduceus Newsletter Archives: http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/Caduceus.html