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Caduceus Newsletter: Fall 2018.04, Week of September 10

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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:
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Let’s just say, hypothetically, of course, that you key in “What NOT to wear at an interview” into the Search box for images.google.com.  What images might Google return?

 

 

For more information, please go to Marginalia. 

 

Table of Contents:

1.   Events coming up.
2.  Interested in a profession that is demanding, exciting and growing?  Have you considered podiatry?   
3.  The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is sponsoring a 2018 Careers in Science in Medicine:  Workshops and Recruitment Fair on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead in Atlanta, GA. 
4.  Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and its School of Mathematics and Science (Harrogate, TN) will be hosting an Open House on Monday, October 15. 
5.  The next Virtual Pharmacy School Fair, with PharmCAS and 99+ pharmacy schools participating is scheduled for September 12.  
6.  AAMC News:  News About America’s Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals, September 5, 2018 edition.  
7.  In celebration of Simulation Healthcare Week 2018, the Tennessee Simulation Alliance will show and have a Film Screening and Panel Discussion of To Err is Human, a movie which discusses medical errors as America’s #3 leading cause of death, Monday, September 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.  
8.  Inside Osteopathic Medical Education (OME):  Osteopathic Medical Education News, September 6, 2018 edition.  

9.  Marginalia:  Let’s just say, hypothetically, of course, that you key in “What NOT to wear at an interview” into the Search box for images.google.com.  What images might Google return?  

 

1. Campus events coming up. 

·                Thursday, September 20, 2018:  First Impressions: What Not To Wear, 09/20/2018, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, Sabbatini Lounge, featuring CBU faculty as models. 

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Learn what to wear (and what not to wear) in a professional setting...on an interview, to your job, to your internship, and more. 

 

·        Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12-2 p.m. in the Canale Arena:  Graduate School Expo

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2.  Interested in a profession that is demanding, exciting and growing?  Have you considered podiatry?   

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Interested in a profession that is demanding, exciting and growing?  Ready to start an application?  Have questions?  We’re here to help.

Review AACPM’s College Information Book, by visiting our Career Center.  Watch videos, meet current student and learn how they discovered podiatric medicine.  The College Information eBook is digital and includes descriptions of all of the podiatric medical colleges, admissions criteria, entrance requirements, and more. Did you know that you can submit one application and apply to all nine US colleges of Podiatric Medicine?  And, there are no supplemental application fees for podiatric medicine.

Next, read the AACPMAS Instructions and FAQs to understand all parts of the AACPMAS application before you get started. 

You're Ready!  Click here to get started.

Mandy Nau, Career Promotion Specialist
AACPM

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3.  The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is sponsoring a 2018 Careers in Science in Medicine:  Workshops and Recruitment Fair on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead in Atlanta, GA. 

2018 Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Recruitment Fair

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia

Event Timeline

12:30 p.m. – 1:30pm High School/College/Parents/Advisors Registration

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshops

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Recruitment Fair

Event Information:

https://students-residents.aamc.org/event/careers-science-and-medicine-workshops-and-mento-2/

Event Registration:

https://surveys.aamc.org/se/7C7E87CB6F77377F

Who should attend?

Anyone considering careers in biomedical research (PhD and MD-PhD) and medicine (MD):

- College and high school students

- Post-bacs and lab techs

Also invited:

- Parents

- Pre-health advisors

- School and college administrators

Why attend?

• Learn about MD, PhD, and MD-PhD programs and meet program directors and administrators from across the country

• Learn about AAMC Services (MCAT/AMCAS/AspiringDocs and SHPEP, etc.)

• Learn about summer research programs and post-baccalaureate research programs

• Hear about the life of PhD and MD-PhD students

• Participate in mentoring session with PhD and MD-PhD program leaders and trainees, and AAMC services staff

 Feel free to contact me if questions.

Irena Tartakovsky, M.D., M.S., Director, Constituent Engagement
Association of American Medical Colleges
Tel: 202-862-6134
itartakovsky@aamc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and its School of Mathematics and Science (Harrogate, TN) will be hosting an Open House on Monday, October 15. 

Greetings from Lincoln Memorial University,

Enclosed you will find an informational flyer regarding our upcoming osteopathic medicine open house.  This event will be hosted in conjunction by LMU’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) and the School of Mathematics and Science.  Representatives from osteopathic medical schools across the southern part of the nation will have informational tables set up and will be happy to chat with your students regarding their future plans. 

DATE:                 Monday, October 15, 2018

TIME:                 5:00 – 8:00PM

LOCATION:      LMU Math & Science Building
                             6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
                             Harrogate, TN 37752

Tours of DCOM and LMU’s state of the art anatomy lab will also be available for interested attendees. 

If you can please advertise this event to your students via the attached flyer, it will be greatly appreciated.  Students that plan to attend can RSVP by calling 423.869.7773 or by visiting https://bit.ly/2wi4Q1F. Advisors are also welcome to attend this event. 

Feel free to contact my assistant, Madison Eberly, if questions arise or if we can be of further assistance.  She can be reached at Madison.Eberly@LMUnet.edu or via telephone at 423.869.7773.  Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Best,

Lindsay Davis MBA, Master of Science
Recruitment & Student Services Coordinator

Madison Eberly | Master of Science, Admissions Assistant
Madison.Eberly@LMUnet.edu | 423.869.7773

Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752
www.LMUnet.edu

 

 

 

5.  The next Virtual Pharmacy School Fair, with PharmCAS and 99+ pharmacy schools participating is scheduled for September 12.  

The next Virtual Pharmacy School Fair is just around the corner! You and your students are encouraged to join PharmCAS and 99+ pharmacy schools on September 12 for this online event. The fair is an excellent way to chat with the PharmD experts and learn how students can best prepare for the pharmacy admissions process, curriculum, and profession.

·         Register for FREE today at www.careereco.com/events/AACP

·         Questions? Contact us at events@careereco.com  

Please share this announcement with your family, friends, and others who may be interested in a health professions or pharmacist career. We look forward to chatting with you soon!

| Libby J. Ross, MA
| Senior Director for Student Affairs
| American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
| 1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22202
| 703.479.3809 (direct) 703.739.2330 (main)
| Lross@aacp.org
| Discover ▪ Learn ▪ Care: Improve Health
| www.aacp.org, www.pharmacyforme.org

 

 

6.  AAMC News:  News About America’s Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals, September 5, 2018 edition.  

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7.  In celebration of Simulation Healthcare Week 2018, the Tennessee Simulation Alliance will show and have a Film Screening and Panel Discussion of To Err is Human, a movie which discusses medical errors as America’s #3 leading cause of death, Monday, September 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.  

 

8.  Inside Osteopathic Medical Education (OME):  Osteopathic Medical Education News, September 6, 2018 edition.  

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9.  Marginalia:  Let’s just say, hypothetically, of course, that you key in “What NOT to wear at an interview” into the Search box for images.google.com.  What images might Google return?  

 

First, the burden of modest attire falls on women more than on men.  Sorry that the world is like that, but reality is reality…

 

 

 

Second, looking like a slob is NOT the same as looking cool.

 

 

 

 

 

So, what should you wear?

 

 

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