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Application Kick-Off Webinar for 2019 Entry UQ-Ochsner Medical School

Applications are now open for the next entering class of The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School. Start Date is February 2019.

To learn more about the program, the application requirements and process, please join the upcoming live UQ Ochsner webinar:

2019 Application Kick-Off Webinar

Monday, January 22
7:00 PM (EST), 6:00 PM (CST), 4:00 PM (PST)


2019 application information is available at

For more information, please visit or contact The UQ School of Medicine’s US representative at MedEdPath:

Whitney Bennett, MA
Vice President, Enrollment Management
Cell: 646.476.0616

Discover Podiatric Medicine

Happy New Year from the AACPM!

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine would like to invite you to register for the Virtual Podiatric Medical School Fair on February 7, 2018 from 11 to 6PM eastern.  Please share with your students!

This is a FREE event for college students who are interested in exploring careers in medicine.  We’ll be covering podiatric medicine as a career choice – from surgery to wound care to sport medicine, podiatric physicians provide a wide range of care for their patients.  Representatives from each of the nine U.S. schools of podiatric medicine will be available during the day to chat.  Additionally, we’ll have current students, faculty and DPM Speakers and Mentors available to share why they chose podiatric medicine.

We’re also excited to announce that we’ve partnered with ExamKrackers for this event; ExamKrackers instructors will be providing tips throughout the day for prepping for the MCAT and one lucky virtual fair participant will win one FREE ExamKrackers Test Prep Lesson!

See yourself in a white coat when you Discover Podiatric Medicine.  Registration is available here:

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at OU-HCOM

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will again host the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The SURF program provides a wide variety of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students interested in careers in medicine or biomedical research. Participants in this program work in an active research lab under the guidance of a biomedical science faculty member. The goal is to expose students to  the challenges, excitement and satisfaction of research.

The SURF program is 7 weeks in length and includes room & board, a living allowance, 6 semester hours of biology credit from Ohio University  and the potential for a guaranteed interview for the entering class at the medical school.   Detailed information, eligibility requirements, and application materials can be obtained by going to the SURF web site at The deadline for application is February 1, 2018.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the OU-HCOM Admissions Office at 800-345-1560.


Register for the Summer Health Professions Education Program’s Webinar: A Week in the Life of a SHPEP Scholar

A Week in the Life of a SHPEP Scholar

What SHPEP program site(s) will you be applying to? It’s time for applicants to get the inside scoop about what the SHPEP initiative includes for its 2018 scholars. Please register and tune in to the upcoming webinar and hear what the 2018 SHPEP summer experience may include. The webinar takes place Thursday, January 25 @ 5 pm EST.
The SHPEP program sites, including Rutgers, Columbia and the University of Washington will share what the six-week SHPEP experience includes for its scholars. Webinar attendees will learn about extracurricular activities and the educational resources available at specific program sites.  Join the webinar and learn what a week looks like in the life of a SHPEP scholar! There will also be an opportunity to ask questions, particularly to the program sites that will be presenting.

Webinar: The Road to Veterinary School

Event Information: The Road to Veterinary School

How to Register:  (Space is limited to 150 attendees):

Date and time: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 2:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Duration: 1 hour
This all new webinar covers all things needed to prepare for applying to veterinary school. Tony Wynne, the Director of the Veterinary Medical College Application Service brings you unique insight to the application, what schools look for, and how to ensure you are qualified to apply.. plus a lot more!

LGBTI Health Internship and Symposium

Summer 2018 Internship Application Materials Available

The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health is hosting a limited number of students for 10-week, full-time internships from late May to early August 2018. Through this internship program, we hope to foster the personal and professional development of future leaders in LGBTI health and research.

For competitive consideration, applicants must:

  • Be a current undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral student
  • Have a committed interest in LGBTI health and research
  • Demonstrate this interest through previous work, research, volunteer, or other experience

For additional information and to download application instructions, click here. Also, be sure to check out this awesome video produced by our summer 2017 interns!

For questions, email Del Ray Zimmerman, Program Manager, at


In addition, Vanderbilt is hosting an LGBTQ Health Symposium

March 3, 2018:

Save the Date for the Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium

The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health is very excited to announce that we are hosting a first-ever Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Light Hall at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We’re seeking to engage providers and students throughout the region on a variety of topics to better serve sexual and gender minority patients.

Registration is now live! Please visit this link to sign up today! If you have any questions, please contact Del Ray Zimmerman, Manager of the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health, at