Pre-Health Opportunities

Welcome to the Pre-Health Opportunities Page! Here, you will find information for pre-health students that ranges from Hopkins programming, to webinars, to medical school open houses. We hope you find these resources helpful as you explore the health professions and pursue your academic and career interests. Happy reading!

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Office Announcements

AnnouncementDescription
Handshake for Bridge Year Jobs
Students--If you're looking for bridge/gap year jobs, check out Handshake! Click on this link for a growing list of opportunities!

Events, Programs, and Opportunities

EventDescription
Johns Hopkins Recruits Volunteers for M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site
Johns Hopkins University is recruiting and organizing nonclinical volunteers to support the vaccination clinic at M&T Bank Stadium in an effort to increase the number of Marylanders who are protected against COVID-19.Volunteers are recruited through the Hopkins Engage social platform to serve in nonclinical roles at the newly opened mass vaccination site in downtown Baltimore. Positions include serving as greeters, guides, runners, or observers. Register online to volunteer at the vaccination site. Email questions or concerns to COVIDvolunteers@jhu.edu. To read the article in its entirety, follow this link.

AAMC Virtual Fair on June 24Connect with 85+ Medical Schools!
Thursday, June 24, 2021
11 A.M. - 4 P.M. ET

We hope you’ll join us at to our next Virtual Fair, The Road Less Traveled: Nontraditional Pathways to Medical School. On June 24th, connect with over 85+ medical schools, attend information sessions, and chat with experts from the AAMC and current medical students. This event is open to all medical school aspirants. Register for free today to:
Receive 15% off of a subscription to the Medical School Admission Requirements™ (MSAR®) website.
Attend three information and Q&A sessions with medical school staff, advisors and current students and residents.
Chat with current medical students about their experiences in our Medical Student Lounge.
Speak to AAMC experts about the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), the AAMC Fee Assistance Program (FAP), and financing medical school.
Connect with prehealth advisors from the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) about your application questions.

Registration now open!
Public Health Leadership OpportunityUnited Against Inequities in Disease (UAID) is a national non-profit organization that empowers students and communities across the United States to reduce health inequities (unjust and preventable differences in health outcomes between groups of people).

As a public health organization dedicated to long-term sustainability and impact, UAID leads innovative local community projects throughout the country. Please visit www.uaid.org for more details.

UAID is pleased to announce open intern positions on the UAID National Board of Directors. If you are interested in social justice and are looking for a leadership opportunity in public health, please apply here by July 5, 2021: http://www.uaid.org/internapplication. Preference will be given to those who apply early.

If you are interested in starting a chapter of UAID on your campus, please submit an application through the following link: http://www.uaid.org/chapterapplication.
ALCSI Distinguished Lecturer Series - Dr. Gail DarlingInterested in learning from one of the world's leaders in cardiothoracic surgery? Join the American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative on June 17th at 5:30 PM EST for a fireside chat with Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Gail Darling, a thoracic surgeon at University Health Network and the Director of Thoracic Surgery Clinical Research at Toronto General Hospital. Learn about her groundbreaking work in the field of lung cancer and lung cancer screening. Join here: https://northeastern.zoom.us/j/97179014557?pwd=dVRIM0VEaCt0TExRaEMzdTdMQS9DUT09 (Zoom ID: 971 7901 4557) and find more information at www.alcsi.org.
Student Volunteers Needed for Dental Research Position at University of Maryland School of DentistryA laboratory at the Univ. of Maryland School of Dentistry that focuses on investigating periodontal tissue development and regeneration seeks student volunteers. The volunteer will devote 10-15 hours a week to work in the lab. The volunteer will gain clinical research experience, basic research skills (immunohistochemistry, hemotoxylin and eosin staining, RT-qPCR, RNA isolation, tissue cell culture, animal surgical procedures, and genotyping) and one-on-one mentoring with experts in the field. The position is non-paid and involves ongoing collaborations with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

To apply, please email a resume, transcript and letter of interest to:
Vivek Thumbigere Math, BDS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Division of Periodontics
650 West Baltimore Street, Room 6256
Baltimore, MD, 21201
Phone: 410-706-5744
Fax: 410-706-1565
Email: vthumbigere@umaryland.edu

The deadline to apply to the position is COB Aug 1, 2021.

Open Houses and Admissions Events

EventDescription
On-Line Accelerated 15-Day EMT Certification Course-Summer 2021
Summer Accelerated Online EMT-B Course
This summer, the Yeshiva University EMS club is organizing an emergency medical technician (EMT) program for undergraduate students.


Tentative Dates:
*Classes will be mostly online with four in-person sessions for skills*

Summer 2021 - July Course:
July 5-July 22 (Zoom sessions 10:00 am-2:00 pm)
In-person sessions will be on July 18-21. Practical State Exam July 22

Summer 2021 - August Course:
August 2-August 19 (Zoom sessions 10:00 am-2:00 pm)
In-person sessions will be on August 15-18. Practical State Exam August 19

*Location will be at the YU midtown campus located at 245 Lexington Avenue*

*Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, location, dates, and times for these courses are subject to change*

Price: $1,500 + State Exam fee of $28

Upon successful completion of the course, you'll get an EMT license by the New York State Department of Health (NYS-DOH) and Basic Life Support BLS (CPR) by the American Heart Association (AHA).

You will also be eligible to take the national EMT online NREMT exam after completing this course.

Please fill out this form if you are interested.
https://forms.gle/6hshDzbyi6Pab1dCA

Should you have any questions, please contact neiditch@mail.yu.edu or LearnEMT@gmail.com
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Summer Open House SeriesInterested in applying to osteopathic medicine school? Get to know the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) throughout the summer, join our 6-part virtual Summer Open House Series. With the help of current students, faculty, and UNE COM alumni, we will explore various topics related to our training and community. Our goal with these sessions is to provide you an opportunity to learn about UNE COM in a “whole way.”

UNE COM Summer Open House Series - Schedule with session descriptions

Friday, July 9, 2021, from 2-4 pm (EST) - Research Opportunities at UNE
- Connect with COM faculty and students involved in research. Learn about UNE’s 7 Centers for Excellence; including, the NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function (COBRE) and the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN).

Friday, July 23, 2021, from 2-4 pm (EST) - Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at UNE COM
- Current students from the Muslim Student Association (MSA), Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Student National Medical Association (SNMA), and members of our student-led Equity Diversity Advancement Committee (EDAC) will join COM faculty from the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the Curriculum Advisory Committee to discuss their partnership, collaboration, and work in making UNE COM a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.

Friday, August 13, 2021, from 2-4 pm (EST) - Training & Support: Student and Faculty Panel
- This session will focus solely on the relationship and support between student and educator. Biomedical faculty and clinical faculty will join the conversation, along with current students, to discuss the first two years of training at UNE COM and opportunities for support with advisors, tutors, teaching fellows, and more!

Friday, August 27, 2021, from 2-4 pm (EST) - COM Student, Faculty, and Alumni panel: Addiction Medicine
- Similar to our session on LGBTQ health care, this session is aimed at discussing how to provide care for patients with substance use or substance-related health conditions. Join UNE COM alumni specializing in addiction medicine, members of our Addiction Medicine Club, and COM faculty who participate in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and naloxone training.

To register for our Summer Open House Series, please head to our Visit UNE COM page.

Along with registration links for these sessions, you’ll also find bi-weekly drop-in chats with the COM Recruitment Team and Office of Graduate Admissions team. This is a great time to casually connect outside of our Open House events.

One last thing on the horizon, if you’re applying in the current cycle, 2021-2022, we will have a Tips for Virtually Interviewing with UNE COM event in August. To answer your question, UNE COM will only be offering virtual interviews this cycle, but we do hope to have the opportunity to welcome interested candidates to campus this coming fall and next spring. Details for the Tips for Interviewing session will be announced over the coming weeks.

Should you have any questions for the COM Recruitment Team, don’t hesitate to reach out! If you’re interested in connecting with COM Admissions Coordinators, please reach out to our colleagues in the Office of Graduate Admissions. Together, our teams are here to support you in applying to UNE COM!
Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine VitalsCampbell University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine would like to invite you to the first ever CUSOM Vitals on June 29th, from 10:30AM-6:00PM. This is a unique opportunity to join us at your leisure throughout the day and see what our community is all about by going behind the scenes!

We understand many of you have busy schedules, so we wanted to leave this day as open and flexible as possible. You are free to enter the Zoom room and come and go whenever you need, we just ask that you give us an idea of which sessions you intend to attend when you register at this link:
https://cuweb.wufoo.com/forms/r1w9whoj0b8sry5/

The Outline of the day is as follows:
10:30am Admissions Presentation PPT
11am Clinical Skills Live Look-In Pt. 1
12pm Lunchtime Q&A with Students
1pm Clinical Skills Live Look-In Pt. 2
2pm Q&A with Admissions Staff
5pm Live Campus Tour

Additionally, we will be providing supplemental videos to view on your own to help inform your virtual visit to our campus.

Virtual Campus Tour (Shortened Version of our Live tour)
Campbell University Community Care Clinic – Global and Local Outreach Presentation
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Presentation
Behavioral Health Presentation

Please reach out if you have any questions and we look forward to meeting you!
Trinity Medical School Upcoming EventsAsk An Alumni
Wednesday, June 23 at 8:30PM EST
Lisa Miller, National Director of Online Media, will be joined by Dr. Ally Laffoon, a general surgery resident at the University of Texas Health-San Antonio. For this panel discussion Dr. Laffoon will address questions directly from the participants.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN: https://tmsu.secure.force.com/events/#/esr?eid=a1G5w00000KUx5GEAT

Waitlist Woes
July 1, 2021 5:30 PM EST

Join Director of Admissions, Leah Moore on what you can do if you have been waitlisted for US MD or DO programs – what to do during an unplanned glide year and learn about other options to move forward with your medical degree.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: https://tmsu.secure.force.com/events/#/esr?eid=a1G5w00000Kqc1tEAB

In-Person Interviews

Are you a student that has expressed an interest in moving forward with medical school and have not been accepted into a US program for the September 2021 Term? Trinity will be holding in person interviews on the following dates/locations.

July 13- Richmond, VA
July 14- Fairfax, VA
July 15- Baltimore, MD

Students can apply online and in-person interview will be scheduled
Apply Now:https://applytmsu.force.com/onlineapp/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2Fonlineapp%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
Case Western Reserve University MedPhys Virtual Open HouseAre you seeking to bolster your credentials and preparation to apply to professional school? Join our faculty, staff, and students as they share information about Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine's Medical Physiology program.

June 28 – student perspectives webinar
July 1 – faculty panel webinar
July 2 – Admissions drop-in Q&A

Register here: https://applygrad.case.edu/portal/med_medphys_virtual_events

DISCLAIMER

NOTE: Given the large volume of information and listings that we receive and post, the Office of Pre-Professional Programs and Advising is not able to personally vet each listing. Therefore, please do not complete and submit forms requesting additional personal information without first verifying the authenticity of the organization or program. Any requests for additional information or follow-up inquiries should be directed to the specific organization or program.

To Submit Announcements for the Pre-Health Opportunities Page

The Pre-Heath Opportunities page includes internships, fellowships, and other opportunities that advance the academic and extra-curricular experiences for Johns Hopkins University undergraduates. If you wish to promote an event or opportunity, please submit your announcement to preprofessional@jhu.edu. Included in the email must be the event title, date, time, location, and a brief description (approximately one paragraph). Pre-Professional Programs and Advising reserves the right to exercise discretion in determining content for the Pre-Health Opportunities page. Please note that we are unable to post bridge-year job listings.