Sign Up NOW For The NEW Univ 291 – Options in Healthcare


Learn about various career fields within healthcare through guest speakers, class discussions and individual research.

Develop professional skills that will support the achievement of your career goals.

Develop an understanding of the complex issues and choices confronting healthcare professionals and the surrounding community.

For more information about this course, or to be granted an override, contact or

Don’t Miss Out – NEW Study Abroad Workshop


Do you dream of becoming a traveling nurse? Of one day saving lives abroad? Of earning unique experiences that will make you stand out on your application?

Pre-Health Advising, in collaboration with the Global Education Office, is hosting a brand-new workshop all about how to study abroad as a pre-health student.

The event will take place on Wednesday, January 29th from 3pm – 4pm in the SGA Senate Chambers.

There are only 30 spots, so sign up before it’s too late: 

Study Abroad Workshop

Real Life Film Screening: ‘Doctors’ Diaries’

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 from 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m.

VCU Libraries and University Student Commons and Activities invite the VCU community to bring their lunch to a screening and discussion of “Doctors’ Diaries.” The film, which follows seven doctors on their journey starting at Harvard Medical School in 1987 through practice in 2009, will be shown in the Health and Wellness Library, VCU Health Gateway Building, 1200 E. Marshall St. The screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Jared Dyer, D.O., Chief Medical Resident for VCU Health Internal Medicine. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Thelma Mack at or (804) 828-0017 or visit

Personal Statement Workshop

We have a personal statement workshop coming up on November 21st at 3pm in Hibbs 329 (see attached flyer). We’ll talk about how to get started writing your statement, the essential components to have in your essay and we’ll do some hands-on activities to help you draft and revise.

If you’re interested, please sign up here: 

We only have 30 spots for this one, so sign up early!

We look forward to seeing you there.


Win a $50 Amazon gift card!


Inter Health Professionals Alliance (IHPA) is a student-run organization open to VCU students and trainees at all levels. The goal of the group is to provide health education and public outreach projects in underserved Richmond communities through collaboration between health professions. IHPA is seeking input about what would motivate students to become involved in these voluntary co-curricular activities.


If you complete a brief survey, you will be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon gift card! The survey will be open until Friday, November 22, 2019. Click here to begin the survey:


For more information about IHPA, connect with us on Facebook at or visit Contact Michaele Phan ( with questions.

Volunteers Around The World at VCU

Volunteers Around the World at VCU is accepting applicants to their Summer Medical Outreach trip to Cambodia. Applicants from all backgrounds and majors who are passionate about volunteering are accepted. During clinic days volunteers will gain experience shadowing local physicians, taking vitals and learning about basic pharmacology. There will also be an opportunity to plan an interactive health lesson that will be presented to a classroom of young students.  This is an intensive two-week trip that is extremely valuable for someone who wants to gain insight into healthcare in communities abroad, while also experiencing a new country. If you are interested please fill out this form:  Their social media pages are Facebook: and Instagram: @vcu.vaw


If you have any questions please email (Francesca Salas, President) or (Jimmy Thach, Vice-President)