‘Graphic Medicine: A Comics and Health Care Workshop’

Thursday, Sep. 12, 2019 from noon to 1 p.m.

VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library presents Sarah Faris, VCU Communication Arts assistant professor, who will offer an overview of graphic medicine. A hands-on, illustration tutorial will follow. The event will be in the VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library, Gateway Building, 1200 E. Marshall St. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact K.J. Ricasata at ricasatakj@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2432 or visit https://vcu.libcal.com/event/5819006.

Minority Association of Pre-Health Students To Meet

Monday, Sep. 9, 2019 at 7 p.m.

The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students at VCU will host its first general body meeting of the semester. The session will be held in Room 1112, Grace and Broad Residence Center 1, 1000 W. Grace St. Those who attend will have the opportunity to learn about the opportunities the group offers, ranging from pipeline events to medical education seminars. For more information, contact Davidyne Reeves at reevesda2@mymail.vcu.edu.

Medical and Dental Outreach Trip

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: https://goo.gl/forms/6yQIylyXHjbEEINJ3
 
If you have any questions please email: 
duongt2@vcu.edu (Tiffany Duong, President) 
salasf@vcu.edu (Francesca Salas, Vice-President)

Discover Medicine in Argentina

The Global Education Office will be offering Discover Medicine in Argentina , a medical shadowing program led by Dr. Antonia Abbate during winter break 2019.

Interested students are encouraged to attend their information session on Monday, October 29th, from 4PM-4:30PM
Location: Global Education Office 912 W. Grace St. 4th Floor

October Career Advising Events!

October is full of opportunities to learn, connect, and build your skills. Register for upcoming events in Handshake today!

VCU BEST MCV, How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Wed, Oct 3 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
MCV Campus, Kontos Medical Sciences Building, 104 & 105

Register

Graduate and Professional School Fair

Thu, Oct 4 10:00 am EDT – 1:00 pm EDT
907 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23220, United States

Register

VCU BEST, Science Alumni Panel

Fri, Oct 5 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
Richmond Salons IV, University Commons

Register

Careers in the Commons: US Coast Guard Contracting – Oct 2018

Tue, Oct 9 12:00 pm EDT – 2:00 pm EDT
University Student Commons

Register

Exploring Health Careers

Tue, Oct 23 12:00 pm EDT – 1:30 pm EDT
University Student Commons Virginia Rooms A&B

Register

Careers in Education Symposium and Open House – Fall 2018

Thu, Oct 25 4:00 pm EDT – 7:00 pm EDT
University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom

Register

VCU BEST MCV, How to Cope & Capitalize on Failure

Fri, Oct 26 3:30 pm EDT – 5:00 pm EDT
MCV Campus, Kontos Medical Sciences Building, 104 & 105

Register

Science and Health Career Fair

Monday, Apr. 2, 2018 from noon to 3 p.m.

RESCHEDULED: VCU Career Services presents the spring 2018 Science and Health Career Fair in the University Student Commons, Richmond Salons. Attendees can connect with science and health organizations offering full-time or experiential opportunities in health and science fields. Attendees can also talk with recruiters from these organizations and learn about programs, internships and full-time opportunities. For more information, contact Lian Currie at lcurrie@vcu.edu or (804) 282-8162 or visit https://tinyurl.com/SHCF18.

Summer Medical Outreach Trip

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 on healthcare in communities abroad, while also experiencing a new country. If you are interested please email –
duongt2@vcu.edu (Tiffany Duong, President) ,
salasf@vcu.edu (Francesca Salas, Vice-President),
or thachj@vcu.edu (Jimmy Thach, Secretary)
for more information and an application.

Scholarship Opportunity for Experiential Learning!!

The Baldacci Experiential Learning Fund grants academically-promising students of diverse areas of study and backgrounds with financial support to pursue internships, conferences, research, domestic or study abroad trips, and/or social entrepreneurship opportunities. Awards between $1,000–$5,000 will support the experiential learning activities. Eligibility: Applicants must be full time undergraduate rising juniors or seniors, in good academic standing, and be primary majors in the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Apply at vcu.academicworks.com
keyword search: Baldacci

Only applications submitted through the site will be considered. Applications accepted until March 2, 2018

For additional information visit has.vcu.edu/baldacci-fund

Summer Study Abroad Program: Midwifery and Health in Guatemala

The VCU Institute for Women’s Health and Highland Support Project spend a week, May 19-26, in partnership with indigenous midwives and community leaders learning about traditional Maya medicine and exploring the history of health care and healing in Guatemala. The group will learn about traditional medicine and midwifery practices. The cost is $985 plus airfare. The application deadline is Friday, March 23. For more information, contact Janett Forte at janett.forte@vcuhealth.org or visit http://www.womenshealth.vcu.edu .