Allied Health Career Exploration (AHCE)

Program description

AHCE is a two-week summer for students interested in any of the nine health career programs offered by the VCU College of Health Professions. Participants meet weekdays for full-day department/degree program admissions information, hands-on and interactive activities within each discipline, workshops on current health care topics, interviewing skills, resume development and more. AHCE participants receive the necessary information to pursue a School of Allied health Professions application process. Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from the program site on a daily basis. Lunch and any resource materials required to participate in the program will be provided at no cost to participants. Commitment to full attendance, including an orientation session and closing event, is required to participate.

Eligibility requirements

Any rising and current college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in patient counseling, medical laboratory sciences, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, rehabilitation counseling, radiation sciences, health administration and gerontology as health careers.

Dates – June 13 – 24, 2022

Deadline – April 1, 2022

https://dhsd.vcu.edu/programs/college/allied-health-career-exploration-ahce/

Radiation Sciences Information Session

Friday, November 5 at 3 p.m.

Zoom

The VCU Radiation Sciences department will be hosting a virtual overview of the admission process, tips on completing your application, and the unique experiences of VCU Radiation Sciences students! Register at the following URL: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkcu2uqjItE9ATZJ9Jc90a-c6YZ8HlY9tS. For more information, contact Chelsea Gary at Garycs@vcu.edu or Terri Paige at Tpaige@vcu.edu.

Pre-Health to CHP

Wednesday, October 27 at 12 p.m.

University Student Commons, SGA Senate Chambers 

Are you considering a career in healthcare? The College of Health Professions is hosting a Lunch n’ Learn for students that want to know more about the Medical Laboratory SciencesRadiation Sciences and Health Services programs. Faculty members will discuss career options, the application process, requirements and tips to keep in mind when applying. Application deadlines will be here before you know it! So, register today and bring all the questions you have not yet had the chance to ask. This event will be held in the SGA Senate Chambers, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. If you are unable to attend in person, a virtual option is available. Please indicate in your registration to receive virtual details.

Click here to register or contact Chelsea Gary garycs@vcu.edu for more information. 

For anyone interested in learning more about being a competitive applicant and the application process for VCU's Clinical Radiation Sciences program please join pre-health advising for our Zoom overview on Nov. 17th from 3-4pm.
For anyone interested in learning more about being a competitive applicant and the application process for VCU’s Clinical Radiation Sciences program please join pre-health advising for our Zoom overview on Nov. 17th from 3-4pm.
Here is the Zoom link to enter the meeting: https://vcu.zoom.us/j/99937931926
If you plan on attending please fill out this Google form: https://forms.gle/VqdkvJp4ggWvWL5W9

Diversity Career Fair

VCU Career Services is hosting a Diversity Career Fair on Wednesday, October 7th. Of the 76 employers registered, about 14  are seeking students either in health professions coursework or related fields – including radiation sciences and nursing.

Students can view the list of these specific employers here.

Register for the fair and sign up for sessions with these employers here. NOTE:  You must sign up for sessions in order to connect with the employers during this virtual event.

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

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