SUMMMA Pre-Health Conference

February 11th, 2017

The goal of the SUMMA Conference is to increase the diversity of health professions with a focus on underrepresented minority students. It is designed to increase the number of minorities accepted into medical schools nationwide. The SUMMA Conference achieves these goals by offering a variety of workshops, presentations by key faculty and staff, mock interviews,… Continue reading

Webinar: Inside Look at SHPEP

January 26th, 2017

Join SHPEP for a webinar Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 5pm to learn about the first-hand experience of SHPEP scholars. Webinar panelists will include program alumni and ambassadors. The University of Iowa will offer tips and insight for potential applicants.  

FIRST Financial Literacy Webinar – Saving and Investing

December 13th, 2016

Join this webinar to learn how you can connect key topics and questions to your goals and examine your needs through a savings and investing lens.

Teaching Population Health through Student-Run Clinics Webinar

December 13th, 2016

Student-run clinics have been established at many medical schools nationwide. They provide healthcare access to underserved populations, serve as an early clinical training experience for learners, and create an opportunity for interprofessional collaboration. As institutions consider innovative ways to teach population health, some student-run clinics have been a propitious environment for experiential learning of these… Continue reading

SHPEP Webinar

November 30th, 2016

Learn more about the history of the newly-expanded Summer Health Professions Education Program initiative. Also, learn about career tracks in the health professions. A University of Alabama faculty member will join in to discuss important tips for applying to SHPEP at UAB. Join us on November 30 at 8pm EST. Click the link below to… Continue reading

Minority Student Medical Career Fair

November 12th, 2016

This event consists of workshops focused on topics such as medical school admissions and the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) along with a career fair featuring over 75 medical schools from across the country. Representatives from other health professions also attend. Enjoy interactive discussions with current medical students to find out about their medical school experience, and participate in hands-on activities to test your skills! Continue reading

SHPEP Alumni Reception

November 11th, 2016

Join us for an alumni reception, where we’ll celebrate the recent expansion of the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), formerly Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP). We invite you to join fellow scholars and friends during the AAMC Diversity Policy and Program’s Reception in Seattle, WA! There will be free food and drinks… Continue reading

American Indian Science & Engineering Society National Conference

November 10th, 2016

The Annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include American Indian high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies!  

National PA Week, October 6 – 12, 2016

October 6th, 2016

Join the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) in celebration of PA week. What is a PA? A nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional who practices medicine and prescribes medication on healthcare teams with physicians and other healthcare providers. PAs are proven to create access, elevate health outcomes and increase patient satisfaction.

Health Professions Week, September 26 – 30, 2016

September 26th, 2016

Health Professions Week is an exciting, FREE week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. Health Professions Week will provide prospective students from across the country with multiple opportunities to explore 19 health professions so they can identify the best career pathways for them. Students will… Continue reading