What is Spit4Science?
- VCU-wide research project
- Goal: understand how genetic and environmental factors come together to influence a variety of health-related outcomes in the VCU undergraduate population
Why be involved?
- Be involved in recruitment, marketing, data collection and analysis, and other research activities
- Work in teams to develop research questions and analyze Spit for Science data
- Meet different faculty involved in the project
- Application only
- Three credits
- A-F grading system
- Students from all class, levels and majors are encouraged to apply
Questions? Please contact email@example.com
Apply via https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=8NHWW8WR43
Applications due by Monday, October 29th at 5:00 PM.
ScribeAmerica is now hiring for a medical scribe position.
- Paid classroom and clinical training
- Competitive pay
- 20-40 hours per week
- Flexible scheduling
- Great learning experience
- Room for advancement
Apply today: www.scribeamerica.com/apply
We have some great workshops coming up for students that I wanted to draw your attention to:
Navigating the application process for professional health programs
Each workshop will focus on a specific application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid for each profession
- April 5 | 6:00-7:00pm | Virgina room A, Student commons
- April 18 | 5:00-6:00pm | Forum room, Student commons
- April 6 | 3:30-4:30pm | Forum room, Student commons
- April 19 | 5:00-6:00pm | Forum room, Student commons
- April 20 | 6:00-7:00pm | Virginia room A, Student commons
- April 26 | 4:00-5:00pm | Forum room, Student commons
- April 26 | 5:00-6:00pm | Forum room, Student commons
Additionally, Career Services is hosting:
Pre-Health Advisory Committee Interview Prep | April 19 | 3:00-4:00pm | Alumni board room, Student commons
Planning on going through the Pre-Health Advisory Committee process? Attend this workshop to learn how to be successful.
Finally, we have a new event this year:
Is MD/PhD right for me? | April 25 | 6:00-7:00pm | MCALC Academic Learning Commons 1102
Michael Donnenberg, M.D. is the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Research Training at the VCU School of Medicine and director of the VCU MD-PhD program. He is a physician, scientist, educator and administrator. Prior to coming to VCU he directed the MD-PhD program at the University of Maryland. His talk will focus on the physician scientist career path, describing what physician scientists do, how they train for their careers, and what undergraduates should do to decide whether to pursue this path and how to prepare to apply for MD-PhD programs.
Multiple Mini Interview workshop and practice session
Monday, Oct. 3
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms B,C,D
Increasingly, healthcare professional programs utilize the Multiple Mini Interview as a part of the admission process. A Multiple Mini Interview is like speed dating, but with a whole lot more on the line. You have five to ten minutes to impress your interviewer while you answer a question or respond to a scenario. The process repeats several more times until you have interviewed with eight to ten different people in under 90 minutes!
During the workshop, Career Services will discuss MMI success strategies and then you’ll practice the MMI with Pre-Professional Health Advisors and faculty and staff.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 50 participants. Professional dress is strongly recommend. For more information, contact VCU Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-828-1645.
Registration link: https://www.myinterfase.com/vcu_ucc/event_view.aspx?token=y5W5Dr4+zoJJk2ff4Dssiw%3d%3d
See links for pdf announcements and message below about new Ph.D. program in the VCU School of Dentistry.
VCU OHR PhD
Oral Health Research PhD
The School of Dentistry is accepting applications for Fall entry into our new Ph.D. program. Students will be based at the Philips Institute for Oral Health Research in the School of Dentistry. Our research themes are
· Infection and immunity of the host microbiome interaction
· Tissue engineering, stem cells and new materials
Well-qualified applicants will receive an offer of financial support which will includes a stipend commensurate with NIH guidelines and the payment of all applicable tuition and fees on behalf of the student.
We are actively seeking applicants from VCU. Should you know of any students who may be interested in graduate research in one of these areas please share the attachments with them which include a little more information on the program or ask them to contact me at email@example.com.
Oonagh Loughran PhD
School of Dentistry
Virginia Commonwealth University