Professional Development Events for Healthcare Students

Sponsored by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising and VCU Career Services

Registration is highly recommended for all events. Some events require registration to participate.

Register at www.go.vcu.edu/healthprofevents

 

Options in Medicine:  Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising

Thursday, September 28, 2017

6-7 pm, Virginia Room A, University Student Commons

Do you want to be a physician who sees patients as more than symptoms or disease? Do you want to be a physician who gets involved in the community and spends time learning about your patients as people? If you answered yes, Osteopathic Medicine may be the path for you.  Admissions representatives and recent graduates from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine will discuss the field of osteopathic medicine, program admissions requirements and answer your questions.

 

School of Pharmacy Visit – Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

5-6 pm, Alumni Association Board Room, University Student Commons

Hear from Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy representatives about their several degree pathways and two campus locations. Hear from students currently enrolled in their School of Pharmacy about their journey to Pharmacy School and experiences in Pharmacy School.  Seating is limited.

 

Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Preparation Workshop –                                                           Registration requiredwww.go.vcu.edu/healthprofevents

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising and VCU Career Services

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

5-7pm, Richmond Salon IV, University Student Commons

Many professional healthcare schools are using the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format to interview applicants to their programs. This interactive session will simulate an MMI and allow pre-professional health students prepare to make the most of MMIs during their admissions process. Professional dress is strongly recommended. Space is limited to 40 participants. Recommended for students who are applying for Fall 2018 or Fall 2019 admissions.

 

Volunteer & Healthcare Opportunities Expo

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising and VCU Career Services

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12-3pm, Commonwealth Ballroom, University Student Commons

Meet and talk with volunteer coordinators and program directors from various volunteer agencies, clinical settings, and certification programs from the greater Richmond area.  This event is open to all pre-health and pre-professional health students who are looking to gain valuable experience, get connected with community and have a heart of service.

 

What’s Out There For Me, with a Biology degree? Employer Panel

Presented by VCU Career Services

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

5:00- 6:30pm, Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons

Often times, you may think that you can only go into the healthcare profession with a degree in Biology. However, that’s certainly not the case. Come discover and learn about different career pathways from our panel of alums who were just like you, a Biology major.

 

VCU Day at South University- Physician Assistant Program  – Registration requiredwww.go.vcu.edu/healthprofevents

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising

Thursday, November 2, 2017

1:00 – 3:00 pm, South University, Richmond Campus – 2151 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060

Did you know there was a Physician Assistant program is right here in Richmond? Attend this information session and campus tour to receive an overview of the profession of physician assistant, various career options, South University’s admissions process and requirements.  Space is limited to 30 students. Students can sign-up to carpool within registration link. 

 

Study Abroad Options for Pre-Professional Health Students

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising and VCU Global Education Office

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

3:30-4:30 pm, Forum Room, University Student Commons

Are you interested in pursuing an Education Aboard? Wondering about opportunities that have a science or health focus? Concerned about how to finance education aboard or if it will delay graduation?  Receive the answers to these questions and more at this workshop.

 

Demystifying the Myth:  Applying to Caribbean Medicine and Veterinary Medicine ProgramsRegistration requiredwww.go.vcu.edu/healthprofevents

Presented by UAA Pre-Professional Health Advising

Thursday, November 16, 2017

6-7 pm, Alumni Association Board Room, University Student Commons

Learn about the advantages and opportunities to obtaining a professional school education at a Caribbean institution. Hear from representatives from St.George’s University as well as VCU alum and current medical students in US residency programs. Dinner will be provided but space is limited.