Need Volunteer Hours? Ultrasound Competition- March 26, 5-8 pm

The Ultrasound Interest Group is currently looking for 8-12 volunteers to participate in a school-wide ultrasound competition. The competition will be 3/26 and run from 5-8 pm. Pre-med students would help with check-in and then be used as models for ultrasounds. This is an easy way to get some volunteer hours, learn about ultrasound, and network with medical students and the Ruby ER staff. Any interested students can email wvu.usig@gmail.com to sign up. 

Introduction to Global Health in Ecuador

Are you passionate about improving health outcomes and equity for people worldwide? Are you curious what Global Health even means?
 
Advanced undergraduates and early health professions students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 are invited to enroll in KEI's Introduction to Global Health course offered in Guayaquil, Ecuador this summer (June 15-29, 2019). Students can also participate in an optional internship June 29-July 13, 2019). Fees, which include tuition/credit, room and board, and in-country transfers, field trips, and assistance, are $2750 for the course by itself, or $3500 for the course and the internship. Academic credit is available via Lincoln University. Instruction will be in English; Spanish fluency, though helpful, is certainly not required! Course topics will include comparative medicine, non-communicable diseases, humanitarian crises, and foreign aid.
 
For program details, click here.
 
Contact Benjamin Silverberg, MD (benjamin.silverberg@hsc.wvu.edu) for more information.

AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair- February 21 from 11am to 8pm

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Virtual Open House- February 18-22

American Dental Education Association Application 'Soft Launch'- May 14

Frontier Nursing University Courier Program- Application Deadline February 17

Baltimore Health Immersion- Application Deadline February 25

This five-week summer program on psychological and social foundations of health aims to build your capacity to serve as a culturally competent health professional. The integrated course work, service-learning internship, and networking opportunities prepare you to learn, serve, and lead in a diverse and rapidly changing twenty-first-century world. The courses develop foundational skills to analyze how health is influenced by psychology, socioeconomic factors, religious beliefs, and the neighborhoods in which individuals reside. The service-learning internship in urban health care setting provides you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of health disparities and effective service to some of Baltimore's underserved residents.
For more information or to access the application, click here.  

AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair, Thursday, February 21 from 11:00am – 8:00pm

AAMC is hosting their 4th annual Virtual Medical School Fair on Thursday, February 21 from 11:00am – 8:00pm, where more than 70 U.S. (including Puerto Rico) and Canadian medical schools will be in attendance. Registration is free. 
At this year’s fair you’ll be able to:
• Chat with school representatives
• Save resources and information from schools into your own personal “briefcase”
• Access documents, links, and videos from schools, and chat with representatives from the AAMC, the NAAHP, the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), and the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS)
• Receive a discount code (after registering) on an MSAR subscription
• Attend live presentations with Q&A (or access the recordings on demand), on preparing for the MCAT® Exam
• Hear medical students’ advice and experience for entering medical school

How to Gain Clinical Experience as a Premed- New Workshops

Virtual Podiatric Medical School Fair- Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 11 am to 6 pm