Saturday, May 18, 2024

Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine Info Session


Join us for a webinar on May 21st, from 4:00-5:30 PM EST, as we explore the unique opportunities at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. This session will cover a wide range of topics including our three MD programs, innovative curricula, diverse extracurricular opportunities, and unique MD pathways. Whether you're a prospective student or simply interested in learning more about our offerings, this webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of what makes our medical education stand out. Don't miss the chance to gain insights and have your questions answered by the admissions Dream Team. Register now to secure your spot!

Registration link: https://cwru.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VfaVmsiZR9KNT2Qtgvf-ig 


Friday, May 17, 2024

Info Session: Columbia Masters in Human Nutrition


 Why a Masters in Human Nutrition?

Nutrition is the leading determinant of disease in the US and globally. For this reason, all health professionals would benefit from evidence-based training in nutrition science.


Our one-year program is highly valued by medical schools due to its comprehensive approach.

  • Learn from world-class faculty, researchers, and physicians at the highest levels in their fields.

  • Conduct a research-based thesis in clinical nutrition, basic sciences, or public health nutrition.

  • Enhance your preparedness for medical school: earn up to 26 BCPM credits for your application, participate in pre-health advising and network and shadowing opportunities.


Upcoming Webinar 5/22 5-6pm EST

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Employment Opportunity: Project Coordinator The Free Diabetes Clinic in Clakston



Position: Project Coordinator 

Supervisor: Dr. Saria Hassan 

Pay: $15 an hour 

Timeline: May 10-August 10 (with opportunity to extend into fall semester) 

Description: 

The Free Diabetes Clinic in Clarkston offers comprehensive diabetes services to persons with Diabetes in Clarkston. Clarkston is known as the most diverse square mile in the US, home to many refugees and immigrants. We cater to mainly uninsured and foreign-borne individuals living in Clarkston and the greater Atlanta area. 

The clinic is held twice a month (first and last Wednesday of the month) from 9am-noon. The team consists of physicians, a diabetes educator, and a team of interpreters. The clinic is in collaboration with Grace Village Medical Clinic (GVMC). 

The role of the project coordinator is critical and entails the following: 

  1. Scheduling patients for each clinic 
  2. Arranging transportation when needed for patients to attend the clinic 
  3. Coordinate any post-visit items that need to be addressed – subspecialty referrals for example 
  4. Document clinic visit notes in our shared, secure, file 
  5. Work closely with staff at GVMC 
  6. Familiarize yourself with the GVMC patient tracking system for updated information 
  7. Take referrals from various clinic in Clarkston and add them to list of patients to be scheduled 
Project coordinator would be hired as a student employee and paid $15 per hour. The time needed is usually 15-20 hours a week the two weeks that we hold clinic. Other weeks it is about 5 hours a week. Opportunities to engage in associated research project available. 

Appreciated but not required: ability to take blood pressure, heart rate, and fingerstick blood sugar. 

Desired skills include: 

  • Project coordination experience 
  • REDcap familiarity 
  • Experience working with the refugee/immigrant population 
  • Ability to think outside of the box to overcome last minute challenges 
  • Flexibility given changing needs of patients 
  • Basic clinical skills to triage a patient (not required)

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Gap Year Opportunity: Laboratory Assistant- Srinivasan Lab


Position: Laboratory Assistant

Lab: the Srinivasan Lab

Description: We are looking for a full-time laboratory assistant for a 1 year period (there would be an option to extend this if the student is interested). Start date may be anytime between 06/1/2024 – 08/1/2024. Pay will be hourly at $19 / hr. Primary role for the student will be to perform laboratory experiments (RT-PCR, western blot, immunohistochemistry, muscle tension recordings, cell-culture) which are part of the funded NIH proposal for Dr. Anand Jain, titled “Fibrosis of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter in Achalasia.” Dr. Jain is a member of the Srinivasan lab. There will also be an opportunity to participate in clinical trials and other human subject clinical research.

 

Contact: anand.jain@emory.edu

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Summer 2024 Immersive Observership Week

 

Are you looking to gain some clinical experience?

Are you interested in Addiction Psychiatry as a possible specialty?

This summer, Emory Healthcare, the Addiction Alliance of Georgia, and the Hazeldon Betty Ford Foundation are offering three Immersive Observership Weeks at one of their clinics! There is no cost to participate (with the exception of a $10 badge fee), however you will need to complete an application and be selected.

The Week Includes:

·       Clinical Observation

·       Classroom instruction

·       Integration into patient life at community-based treatment in the Atlanta area

Three Options for Immersive Observership Weeks this summer!

Select which one is most convenient for you. Please note this is an immersive experience and you are expected to be present from 8:45 am – 5:00 pm each day, with the exception of Friday when the program will end around noon.

·         June 24-28

·         July 22-26

·         August 5-9

How to Apply

Click on the link below and submit the application by 11:59 pm EST on May 24.

Submit PIR Application (site.com)

Application Deadline: May 24

Selected participants will be notified by email regarding their participation in this program. In the meantime, we strongly encourage you to begin collecting your immunization documentation in anticipation of being selected; however, please DO NOT obtain a TB test until you receive communication that you have been selected. Please click here for additional details.

To learn more, click the link to watch a video: DBHDD Immersion Promo (wistia.com).

For specific questions, please email John Butler of the Emory Addiction Center john.butler.martin@emory.edu or Naadia Bakhit in the PHA office at n.bakhit@emory.edu.


PHA Event: Application Stations


 

Friday, May 10, 2024

Gap Year Opportunity: Orthopaedic Surgery Research Assistant/Coordinator


 Job Title: Orthopaedic Surgery Research Assistant/Coordinator 

Location: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Scottish Rite Campus 

Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours per week, non-remote) with benefits 

Tentative Start Date: June/July 2024 

Job Description: The Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is looking to hire a new research assistant/coordinator for full-time employment on their research team. This role requires someone who is self-motivated and eager to learn and involves collaborating with the orthopedic surgeons and other research team members to help develop and manage all active and new research studies. This position is best fit for any recent graduates who are interested in medical school and are looking to gain invaluable clinical and research experience during their gap years (2 years strongly preferred). This position will also allow for ample opportunities to shadow in the OR and during clinic. 

Candidates must meet the below qualifications and be able to fulfill the following roles and responsibilities: 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, health-related, or business administration-related program or relevant experience in lieu of education 
  • Previous research experienced strongly preferred 
  • Proficient computer skills including working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) 
  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term goals 
  • Good communication, organization, and interpersonal skills as patient interactions are involved in this role 
  • Good working relationships with colleagues, subordinates, and superiors 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop, maintain, utilize, and update all internal and external protocols, data collection sheets, spreadsheets, and databases for use in gathering and compiling information specific to each research study 
  • Collaborate with other research members in all day-to-day responsibilities 
  • Be flexible with daily start and end times depending on surgery/clinic schedules as surgeries typically start in the early mornings 
  • Attend, complete, and keep up to date with certifications and/or all required training courses as expected of different studies/sites 
  • Attend conferences and meetings as needed which may be outside of typical work hours 
Please email your resume and a cover letter to: shivangi.choudhary@choa.or

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Employment Opportunity: Eye Physician & Surgeons Scibe



We are an ophthalmology practice located in Decatur GA, a short drive from Emory’s campus. We have paid scribing and clinical experience positions available. Feel free to reach out with any questions to t.smith@eyephysicians-surgeons.com 

Interested candidates can email their resume to t.smith@eyephysicians-surgeons.com 

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Shadowing Opportunity: Virtual Shadowing with Motivate MD


We'd love to introduce you to weekly Virtual Shadowing sessions for premed and medical students. Our sessions offer a unique chance to review medical cases, engage in hot medical topics, and explore specialties.


Why join us?
  1. Life of a Physician: Our presenters will share their journeys, insights, and invaluable advice to help you navigate the path to medical school, med school and residency applications and beyond.
  2. Interactive Learning: Engage in discussions, case studies, and Q&A sessions with medical students and physicians.
  3. Application Boost: Medical schools value applicants who demonstrate a genuine interest in healthcare and a proactive approach to learning – and our virtual shadowing offers the perfect way to showcase your dedication.
  4. Community Connection: Connect with like-minded pre-med students. Bring these sessions to your next pre-med club meeting and watch and learn together!
  5. Flexible Schedule: Our weekly Tuesday sessions will be live on Zoom, but will be posted on our YouTube for you to view anytime!

Thursday, May 2, 2024

AMCAS Update


 

AMCAS Application Timeline —

AMCAS opens May 1, 2024, 9:30 AM EST.

AMCAS can be submitted May 28, 2024, 9:30 AM EST.

Verified AMCAS applications are transmitted to medical schools starting June 28, 2024, 7:00 AM EST.