Past Events

MAPS 2011 Harvard Medical School Visit

December 06, 2011
Time: 6 PM - 7 PM
Location: 344 Curry
Sponsor: Jonothan Smileye

More Information Coming

MAPS 2011, Meeting

December 13, 2011
Time: 6 PM - 7 PM
Location: 344 Curry
Sponsor: Jonothan Smileye

More Information Coming

MCAT Jeopardy Night – NUAMSA

January 18, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: 31 Snell
Sponsor: NUAMSA

Are you planning to sit for the MCAT in 2012?  Test your readiness!

Visit from Lake Erie School of Osteopathic Medicine

January 19, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Dodge 450
Speaker: Mr. Jamie Murphy, Admissions Counselor, LECOM
Sponsor: NU Pre-SOMA

Mr. Jamie Murphy, Admissions Counselor, will present information about what LECOM has to offer students and alums who are interested in careers in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, and pharmaceutical sciences.
Read more…

Learn About International Clinical Opportunities

January 19, 2012
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: On-Line
Sponsor: NU International Coop Program

Child Family Health International (CFHI) staff will be conducting LIVE Program Information Webinars on Thursday January 19th at 4:00PM, and Wednesday January 25th at 8:00PM.

Read more…

Workshop – MCAT Preparation

January 25, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Mugar 412
Speaker: Judith Woolfson, PreHealth Advisor
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

This workshop will be held ONLY if at least 10 individuals RSVP before January 23, 2012.

Read more…

Learn About International Clinical Opportunities

January 25, 2012
Time: 8:00PM
Location: On-Line
Sponsor: NU International Coop Program

Child Family Health International (CFHI) staff will be conducting LIVE Program Information Webinars on Thursday January 19th at 4:00PM, and Wednesday January 25th at 8:00PM.

Read more…

Second Annual Minority Health Panel

January 26, 2012
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: John D. O'Bryant African American Institiute - Cabral Center
Sponsor: NUAMSA, HDSC, PreSoma, and HSU

MAPS will be hosting their 2nd Annual Minority Health Panel alongside LASO on January 26th from 6pm-9Pm in the Cabral center located in the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. Read more…

Pre-SOMA Meeting – D.O. Panel

February 07, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 35 Snell Library
Sponsor: Pre-SOMA

Two Area D.O.s will come to Northeastern to speak about their experiences and Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Berlin and Dr. Chang are both leaders in their fields and graduates of the University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Read more…

Medical Student Panel Discussion – NUAMSA

February 08, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 106 West Village G
Sponsor: NUAMSA

Medical Student Panel will take place on Wednesday,February 8th at 7:00 PM in room 106 WVG.   Pizza and refreshments will be served!! If you are interested in attending medical school, this is the perfect event to attend!! This is a great opportunity to ask questions to Medical Students and find out the answers to the questions you may have.
Read more…

Visit from University of Antigua – NUAMSA

February 15, 2012
Time: 6:00pm
Location: 33 Snell
Sponsor: NUAMSA

More details coming.

Workshop – Writing Your Personal Statement

February 23, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: 135 Shillman Hall
Speaker: Judith Woolfson, PreHealth Advisor
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

This workshop is intended for students and alums who are preparing to apply for 2013 matriculation.  The workshop topics will include an explanation of the importance of the personal statement,  its content, and its structure. Additional helpful tips for producing a solid statement will also be offered.

NUAMSA Meeting – Back On My Feet

February 27, 2012
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: 333 Curry Student Center
Sponsor: NUAMSA

NUAMSA is hosting two speakers from Back on My Feet come on Monday, February 27th at 6:30 PM in 333 Curry Student Center. Back on My Feet is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to creating independence and self-sufficiency within the homeless and other under-served populations by engaging individuals in running as a means of building confidence, strength and self-esteem. Read more…

FACE AIDS – General Interest Meeting

February 29, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Richards Hall 458
Sponsor: Northeastern University Chapter of FACE AIDS

FACE AIDS is an organization (with over 200 college chapters) to build a movement for social justice and global health starting at the student level.

The general interest meeting for FACE AIDS at NU will be on Wednesday, February 29th at 7pm in 458 Richards Hall. The chapter leaders will introduce the group, followed by a presentation Read more…

nuCAUSE Career Fair

March 14, 2012
Time: 2PM - 5PM
Location: Cabot Gym
Sponsor: NU Career Services

This Career Fair will feature 60+ non-profit employers who have a variety of full-time jobs, internships, co-ops and volunteer opportunities for students.

Want to make a living making a difference?

Meet with over 60+ organizations in health care, education, human and social services, international development, the environment, social enterprise, and the arts to find out about job and internship opportunities.

Dress professionally and bring resumes.

To see a full list of employers, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/7gahcaq

Diversity Week 2012

March 20, 2012
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Behrakis 325
Sponsor: NU MAPS

This week is Diversity Week 2012!

MAPS, in collaboration with students from the NU Physical Therapy Program, is hosting a program entitled, “Working in the Culture of Homelessness.” The purpose of the program is to educate students about the problem of homelessness and help us to understand its social, political, and ecological implications.

It will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 325 Behrakis from 9:30am – 11:00am in place of our regularly scheduled meeting.

Workshop – 2014 Matriculation – Co-Sponsored By NUAMSA

March 20, 2012
Time: 5:30pm
Location: 335 Shillman
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson, Prehealth Program and 2012 Applicants

This workshop is intended for students and alums who are planning to apply, in 2013, for admission to health professional schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine – to matriculate in 2014.

Please come to this workshop to learn more about the components Read more…

Relay for Life

March 24, 2012
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Matthews Arena
Sponsor: NUAMSA

Relay for Life is less than a month away! Relay For Life is a life-changing event that helps communities across the globe celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Below you will find the link to the NUAMSA team page. Read more…

MAPS Business Meeting

March 27, 2012
Time: 6:00pm
Location: 344 Curry Student Center
Speaker: Dr. Alden Landry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sponsor: MAPS

The next MAPS meeting will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 6:00pm in 344 CSC.

We will have special guest Dr. Alden Landry, an Emergency Medicine Physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, come in to visit. He will be hosting a special workshop for our group where students will get the chance to solve a fictional ER case!

 

Workshop – Finding Health Professionals to Shadow

March 28, 2012
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Mugar 412
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson, Manager, PreHealth Advising Program

This workshop is intended for students who may be just getting started in their exploration of healthcare as a career and may not know how to find a heath professional in the Boston area (or at home) to shadow. Read more…

Special Event – One Health Initiative

April 02, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 300 Richards
Speaker: Dr. James Fox and Dr. Lawrence Madoff, Members of the Advisory Board - One Health Initiative
Sponsor: NU Pre-Vet Student Club

SAVE THE DATE! Please join the Pre-Vet Club at NU to learn more about the One Health Initiative. More details to follow.

Simulation and Clinical Skills Lab Workshop

April 11, 2012
Time: Noon - 2:00 PM
Location: Shapiro Clinic Simulation and Skills Lab, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sponsor: NU-AMSA

Exciting opportunity!

NU-AMSA has arranged a program at the Shapiro Clinic Simulation and Skills Lab of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The program will be held on Wednesday, April 11th and will run from 12:00pm-2:00pm. (Sorry – the center is open only during the daytime hours.)

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Sim labs, these are centers that are located in most medical schools (and teaching hospitals). Read more…

2013 AMCAS Application Period Opens on May 1, 2012

May 01, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to MD Programs at US Schools of Medicine, the common application opens on May 1, 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application.

The first date on which you may SUBMIT your application is June 5, 2012. Read more…

2013 AACOMAS Application Period Opens on May 6, 2012

May 06, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to DO Programs at US Schools of Osteopathic Medicine, the common application opens on May 6, 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application.

The first date on which you may SUBMIT your application has not been posted but it is typically in early June. Read more…

2013 AADSAS Application Period Opens on June 4, 2012

June 04, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to programs at US Schools of Dental Medicine, the common application opens on June 4 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application and SUBMIT your application, too.

Most US schools of dental medicine have a rolling admissions policy, Read more…

2013 VMCAS Application Period Opens on June 7, 2012

June 07, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to programs at US Schools of Veterinary Medicine, the common application opens on June 7 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application and SUBMIT your application, too. PLEASE NOTE: not all veterinary schools in the US participate in the VMCAS common application. Read more…

Predental Students – Two Day ADEA Dental School Virtual Fair

June 26, 2012
Time: All Day
Location: ON - LINE
Speaker: MUltiple Dental School Admissions Spokepersons
Sponsor: American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association [ADEA] is pleased to announce the 2012 ADEA Dental School Virtual Fair.  This online recruitment fair will bring approximately 50 dental school representatives to one online location for two live days.  On June 26th and 27th, attendees to the fair can chat one-on-one with dental school admissions officers, network with other predental students, and listen to presentations on dental school admissions and student life.

Students of all ages, school counselors, advisors, and others interested in dental education are welcome to attend.  This event is open to all attendees!!

Registration is open at http://info.adea.org/DEP/Highlights/2012_ADEA_Dental_School_Virtual_Fair-Dental_Schools/.

PreDental Students – Two Day ADEA Dental School Virtual Fair

June 27, 2012
Time: All Day
Location: ON - LINE
Speaker: Many Dental School Admissions Spokepersons
Sponsor: American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association [ADEA] is pleased to announce the 2012 ADEA Dental School Virtual Fair. This online recruitment fair will bring approximately 50 dental school representatives to one online location for two live days. On June 26th and 27th, attendees to the fair can chat one-on-one with dental school admissions officers, network with other predental students, and listen to presentations on dental school admissions and student life.

Students of all ages, school counselors, advisors, and others interested in dental education are welcome to attend. This event is open to all attendees!!

Registration is open at http://info.adea.org/DEP/Highlights/2012_ADEA_Dental_School_Virtual_Fair-Dental_Schools/.

2013 OptomCAS Application Period Opens on June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to programs at US Schools of Optometric Medicine, the common application opens on June 29 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application and SUBMIT your application, too. Read more…

2013 AACPMAS Application Period Opens on August 2, 2012

August 02, 2012

For applicants planning to apply to programs at US Schools of Podiatric Medicine, the common application opens on June 4 2012. On that date you may begin to enter information into your application and SUBMIT your application, too. Read more…

NU Animal Science and PreVet Club Meeting

September 10, 2012
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Curry 342

Please come to the first meeting of this student organization.

Freshmen Welcome!

Peer Health Exchange – Information Sessions

September 11, 2012
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: 320 Shillman

Join Peer Health Exchange and give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. This year, Northeastern undergraduate volunteers will teach public high school students workshops about sexual health, relationships, substance abuse, nutrition, and mental health. Peer Health Exchange volunteers will:

• Provide a much-needed service in their community.
• Develop valuable skills, including public speaking, teaching, and leadership skills.
• Expand their career opportunities.
• Learn useful health information.
• Be an integral part of the campus community.

Questions? Contact northeastern@peerhealthexchange.org. Apply online at www.peerhealthexchange.org/apply by Sunday, September 16th at 5:00pm

Preparing for the Interview – 2013 Matriculation

September 12, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 220 Behrakis
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

If you are in the Boston Area and submitted your Application for 2013 matriculation this past summer, please plan to attend this workshop.

If you are not in the Boston area, please log into the Student/Applicant section of the PreHealth Advising website and look for the Preparing for the Interview page in the 2014 matriculation pages to download a pdf of the most recent workshop.

If you plan to attend the workshop on September 12, 2012, please RSVP to j.woolfson@neu.edu.

Peer Health Exchange – Information Session

September 12, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 5 Snell Basement

Join Peer Health Exchange and give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. This year, Northeastern undergraduate volunteers will teach public high school students workshops about sexual health, relationships, substance abuse, nutrition, and mental health. Peer Health Exchange volunteers will:

• Provide a much-needed service in their community.
• Develop valuable skills, including public speaking, teaching, and leadership skills.
• Expand their career opportunities.
• Learn useful health information.
• Be an integral part of the campus community.

Questions? Contact northeastern@peerhealthexchange.org. Apply online at www.peerhealthexchange.org/apply by Sunday, September 16th at 5:00pm

NU AMSA – General Body Meeting

September 13, 2012
Time: 6:30PM
Location: 325 Shillman

Please come.

FRESHMEN WELCOME.

Peer Health Exchange – Information Session

September 13, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 320 Shillman

Join Peer Health Exchange and give teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. This year, Northeastern undergraduate volunteers will teach public high school students workshops about sexual health, relationships, substance abuse, nutrition, and mental health. Peer Health Exchange volunteers will:

• Provide a much-needed service in their community.
• Develop valuable skills, including public speaking, teaching, and leadership skills.
• Expand their career opportunities.
• Learn useful health information.
• Be an integral part of the campus community.

Questions? Contact northeastern@peerhealthexchange.org. Apply online at www.peerhealthexchange.org/apply by Sunday, September 16th at 5:00pm

Student National Medical Association Meeting in Boston

September 14, 2012
Time: Three Day event: 9/14 - 9/16
Location: Harvard Medical School

Welcome back to the Fall semester whether you are on coop, classes or abroad! There is an exciting event that the Student National Medical Association is putting on right here in Boston at Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital. This is our quarterly National Leadership Institute (NLI) taking place from September 14th-16th. The event requires only a $3.70 service fee.

There will be many opportunities at this event to interact with Harvard Medical School physicians, medical students, and pre-medical students from around the country.

Additionally, on Sunday September 16th from 9am-2pm there is a MAPS Leadership Retreat taking place at Northeastern University hosted by NU-MAPS as part of the NLI conference.

Below is the link to register and attached is the agenda for the event. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1133316

Thank you to the NU MAPS student organization for providing this information.

NU – MAPS (Minority Association of Pre-health Students)

September 18, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 408 Ell Hall

MAPS will be hosting Harvard Medical School Student Devon Taylor.

Please feel free to visit his AAMC-sponsored blog at AspiringDocs.org:

http://aspiringdocsdiaries.org/devon/

All are welcome.

PreHealth Advsing Program Orientation for Students New to NU

September 19, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Location: Snell Engineering 108
Speaker: Dr. Gail Begley, Director of PreHealth Advising

Welcome to Northeastern!

If you are new to Northeastern and you are exploring the fields of allopathic, osteopathic, dental, podiatric, optometric, or veterinary medicine as potential careers, please plan to attend this meeting.

We will provide an overview of the University PreHealth Advising Program and the resources that we provide. We will also present an overview of what you should be doing during the next four years in addition to excelling academically in order to achieve your goal.

Open House – Tufts University School Of Veterinary Medicine

September 22, 2012
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

There will be an Open House on Saturday Sept. 22nd. The Tufts admissions team will be available and will be presenting in the afternoon.

Please click on this link for more information about the event: http://www.tufts.edu/vet/open_house/.

Please DO NOT contact the PreHealth Advising Program for more information.

NU Pre-Dental Association

September 24, 2012
Time: 7:00pm
Location: International Village Room 16

General Meeting of this student organization. No details at this time.

NU-AMSA Meeting – NY College of Podiatric Medicine

September 27, 2012
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Shillman 325
Speaker: Ms. Lili Young, Admissions Officer

Please attend this meeting to learn more about the practice of podiatric medicine and, more specifically, about the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

NU – MAPS (Minority Association of Pre-health Students)

October 02, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 408 Ell Hall
Speaker: Gail S. Begley, PhD

Dr. Gail S. Begley, Director of the NU PreHealth Advising Program, will attend this meeting.

She will present an overview of the Advising Program and its resources, including the PreHealth Advising website, workshops, presentations, and how to register as “premed”.

All are welcome.

Critical Information Meeting – 2014 Matriculation

October 03, 2012
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Snell Engineering 108
Speaker: Dr. Gail Begley, Director, PreHealth Advising

If you are preparing to apply to schools of allopathic, osteopathic, dental, podiatric, optometric, or veterinary medicine in the spring or summer of 2013, please attend this very important informational meeting.

Dr. Begley and I will lead a discussion of the components of a competitive application AND provide an overview of the important dates and deadlines that we have established over the2012-2013 academic year for applicants who intend to be eligible to request a PreHealth Advisory Program Committee Letter.

Read more…

NU-AMSA – University of Antigua Presentation

October 11, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: 325 Shillman

Please come to hear about the this option for pursuing a degree in medicine.

NU Pre-Dental Association

October 15, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: International Village Room 18

General Meeting of this student organization. More Details coming.

Pre-SOMA Meeting – NY College of Osteopathic Medicine

October 16, 2012
Time: 6:00PM
Location: International Village Room 014

An Admissions Representative from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine will present information and answer questions.

All are welcome.

Special Joint Meeting: MAPS and NU-AMSA

October 18, 2012
Time: 6:00pm
Location: 135 Shillman Hall
Speaker: Darwin Conwell, MD; Assoc Professor, Harvard Medical School

MAPS, in collaboration with NUAMSA, is proud to bring Dr. Darwin Conwell to campus to give our groups some insight into his career in medicine. Dr. Conwell is a practicing gastroenterologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. In addition to Dr. Conwell speaking about his journey to becoming a practicing physician, this event will provide students with the opportunity to ask Dr. Conwell questions about his time as a medical student, a practicing gastroenterologist and as an Associate Professor at one of the top medical schools in the country.

Rescheduled – Preparing for the 2013 MCAT – Workshop

October 25, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Behrakis 310
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP WAS RESCHEDULED FROM OCTOBER 24TH.

This workshop is intended for students and alums who are preparing to sit for the MCAT in 2013.

We will review the parameters of competitive MCAT scores, introduce the resources available at the AAMC website to help you prepare, and review how the 2013 MCAT differs from previous MCATS.

Workshop – Important Information – 2015 MCAT

October 25, 2012
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Shillman 135
Speaker: Dr. Gail Begley, Director, NU PreHealth Advising Program

This workshop is intended for freshmen, sophomores, and middlers who are planning, based on a matriculation year of 2016 or later, to sit for the MCAT in 2015.

This workshop will present an overview of the new MCAT, to be introduced in 2015 and provide information that will help you in deciding which courses you should be taking in future semesters, starting in January 2013.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

October 29, 2012
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: Prehealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of
allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

MAPS Meeting – First Year Medical Student Panel (Tufts)

October 30, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: 408 Ell Hall
Sponsor: NU - MAPS

Interested in applying to medical school?

Wondering what the first year is like? Do you have questions about the application process and want tips from those who have successfully gained admission into a highly respected medical school?

If you answered yes to any (or all!) of those questions, Read more…

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

October 31, 2012
Time: NEW TIME: Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 02, 2012
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 05, 2012
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

Profiles in Innovation – Dr. Leroy Hood

November 05, 2012
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Amphitheater
Sponsor: NU Presdent, Joseph Aoun

The Emergence of Personalized Medicine: A Revolution in Healthcare

President Joseph E. Aoun hosts a conversation with world-renowned systems biologist, Dr. Leroy Hood

All are invited!

Reception to Follow!

Workshop – Time-Line to the 2014 Application

November 07, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 220 Shillman
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson, Manager
Sponsor: PreHealth Advsing Program

The PreHealth Advising Program at NU has established important dates and deadlines for receiving individual letters of evaluation, sitting for the admissions exam, requesting a Committee Letter, and submitting your application.

This workshop will review the dates that have been set and how your ability to meet these deadlines will help you to become fully prepared to submit your application as early in the 2014 matriculation cycle as possible – an important component of a competitive application. Read more…

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 07, 2012
Time: NEW TIME: Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 09, 2012
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Mugar 413 - Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

NU Pre-Dental Association

November 12, 2012
Time: 6:30pm
Location: International Village Room 16

General Meeting of this organization – More details coming.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 13, 2012
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Mugar 413 - Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 13, 2012
Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

MAPS Meeting – Preparing for 2014 Matriculation

November 13, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: 408 Ell
Speaker: Dr. Gail S. Begley

So you’ve got an awesome GPA, strong volunteer and research experiences, and scored well on the MCAT…great job! Now it’s finally time to send your applications off to schools, right? Come join MAPS for our general body meeting with Dr. Gail Begley, our special guest.

Dr. Begley will talk about the upcoming application cycle and what you can expect before and after applying to Health Professional Schools. Learn about the application process at Northeastern and what to do if you come up short in one area of your application.

Questions about applying, selecting schools, interviews, and finances are encouraged.

See you there!

5th Annual Healthcare Professional Careers Panel

November 15, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 135 Shillman
Speaker: See below
Sponsor: NU-AMSA, PreSoma, Pre-Dental, IHI, and MAPS NU student organizations

Learn more about the variety of health professions that you may want to pursue directly from health professionals in those fields.

More information about the speakers will be posted as it becomes available.

Read more…

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 16, 2012
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Mugar Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 26, 2012
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

Workshop – Letters of Evaluation

November 28, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 220 Shillman
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advsing Program

This workshop is intended for 2014 matriculants but all are welcome.

The objectives of the workshop are to provide information about the how and when to request letters of evaluation, what you should tell evaluators so that they will (hopefully) write strong letters in support of your application, and the Committee Letter process and important deadlines to consider.

No need to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 28, 2012
Time: Noon-1:00 PM
Location: Mugar 413 Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

2014 Matriculation – Group Foundation Meetings

November 30, 2012
Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Mugar 413 - Small Conference Room
Speaker: Ms. Woolfson
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

These small group meetings are intended for students and alums planning to apply in the spring of 2013 to schools of allopathic, dental, optometric, osteopathic, podiatric, or veterinary medicine.

Please come to one of these meetings to learn more about the components of a competitive application and how using MedAppTrak will help you get a headstart on preparing your application.

Please e-mail j.woolfson@neu.edu to RSVP.

Pre-VET Club – Weekly Meeting

January 14, 2013
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Curry 342

We will be sharing photos and stories about our past co-op and volunteer experiences with everyone.

All interested students are invited.

2013 MCAT Preparation Workshop

January 16, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 105 SHILLMAN
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

If you were not able to attend the workshop that was held in October 2012, please plan to attend this Workshop.

No need to RSVP.

Healthcare Student Group Mixer

January 17, 2013
Time: 6 PM
Location: 448 Curry
Sponsor: IHI

Are you interested in joining a science or healthcare related group this year?

We are having a Healthcare Student Group Mixer on Thursday, January 17 @ 6PM in 448 CSC.

This is a great opportunity to meet students that are also in health science related majors and learn how to become active on campus. There will also be a raffle to win a $10 Dunkin Donut Gift Card!

Hope to see you there! Freshmen and transfer students are especially welcome!

 

Careers In Global Health: Panel Discussion

January 24, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Raytheon Auditorium, Northeastern University

Please consider joining us for an exciting opportunity to learn with individuals committed to creating sustainable solutions to global health challenges. This event is specifically designed to provide opportunities for networking and engaging with fellow attendees.

Pursuing Career Opportunities in Global Health: An Interprofessional Panel Discussion

5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2012

Raytheon Amphitheater, Northeastern University

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Pre-Vet Student Association – Weekly Meeting

January 28, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 342 Curry Center

General Meeting to discuss upcoming events.

FUTURES IN THE SCIENCES Panel Discussion

January 31, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Raytheon Auditorium

FUTURES IN THE SCIENCES

Thursday, January 31st 6:00pm-8:00pm
Raytheon Amphitheater

Please join NEURONS, NUAMSA, ACS, and Biochem Club for an interactive panel experience featuring renowned representatives of a variety of professions in the sciences. Meet a physician specializing in addiction medicine and leading researchers in radiochemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and neurogenerative disease. Get to know recent graduates who are just beginning their journeys toward solid careers, such as medical students, graduate students, and research assistants/coordinators. Read more…

Workshop – Preparing A Personal Statement

February 06, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 108HWV
Speaker: Ms. Judith Woolfson
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

NEW DATE — This workshop is intended for students and alums planning to submit applications in late spring/early summer of 2013 for 2014 matriculation.

No need to RSVP.

NU Pre-Vet Club Meeting

February 11, 2013
Time: 8:oo PM
Location: 342 Curry

Dr. Sheila D’Arpino, a veterinary behaviorist from the Center for Shelter Dogs at the Animal Rescue League of Boston, is coming to speak with us and answer questions on Monday, February 11th at 8pm in 342 Curry Student Center.

NU-MAPS – 2nd General Body Meeting of the Spring Semester

February 12, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 408 Ell Hall
Speaker: Representative from St. George's University School of Medicine

Come to MAPS second general body meeting of the semester on Tues 2/12 at 6PM to learn more about one international medical school program!

St. George’s University School of Medicine will be at Northeastern University on Tuesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. in 408 Ell Hall to speak about the medical program, clinical rotations, residency placement, admissions and campus life.

Pre-SOMA – General Body meeting

February 14, 2013
Time: 6;30 PM
Location: 458 Rchards

All students interested in learning more Osteopathic Medicine are invited to attend!

Eliminating Health Disparities: Engaging Future leaders

February 19, 2013
Time: 6;30 PM
Location: John D. O'Bryant African American Institute (West Village F, Bldg. 1)
Speaker: See below!
Sponsor: Northeastern University Chapter of the Minority Association for Pre-Health Students (NU-MAPS)

The MAPS Executive Board is excited to announce that its 3rd Annual Minority Health Panel entitled “Eliminating Health Disparities: Engaging Future Leaders” is scheduled for February 19th at 6:30PM at the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute (West Village F, Bldg. 1).

The purpose of this year’s Read more…

Harvard School of Dental Medicine Pre-Dental Min-Conference

February 22, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00PM
Location: 188 Longwood Avenue
Sponsor: HSDM American Student Dental Association (ASDA) & Oral Health Pursuit of Equity Network (OPEN)

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) would like to invite NU students to its 4th annual Pre-Dental Mini-Conference: Friday, Febuary 22th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Read more…

UMASS Special Outreach Program Presentation

February 28, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: 450 Dodge Hall
Speaker: Dr. Robert Layne, Director
Sponsor: UMASS Medical School Special Enrichment Program

The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) is a tuition-free, four-week, residential program for current undergraduate sophomores and juniors interested in entering careers in the biomedical research, biotechnology and the health professions (BBHP). Sessions include the professional school application process with emphasis on medical school admissions and financing professional school. Seminars on health disparities and cultural contemporary health issues are also provided. Read more…

Special Presentation: Confronting and Learning from Global Infectious Diseases

March 12, 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 240 Egan Research Center
Speaker: Ken Stuart, PhD, President Emeritus and Founder, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Sponsor: Dean, College of Sceince

Special Presentation: Confronting and Learning from Global Infectious Diseases

Northeastern Alum: Ken Stuart, PhD, President Emeritus and Founder, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Reception to follow in 440 Egan. For more information, please contact s.balal@neu.edu

MGH Institute of Health Professions Visit

March 19, 2013
Time: 6:00PM
Location: 408 Ell Hall
Speaker: Catherine Hamilton, Manager of Admissions and Multicultural Recruitment
Sponsor: NU Minority Association of PreHealth Students (MAPS), Student National Medical Association

MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative graduate school with programs in Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences and Disorders. It is an affiliate of the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare. As one of the leading health professions graduate school in Boston, MGH Institute actively recruits students to develop a more diverse and culturally competent workforce. Read more…

NU Faculty Presentation: In the Kingdom of the Sick

April 11, 2013
Time: NOON
Location: Snell Library 90
Speaker: Laurie Edwards, M.F.A.
Sponsor: Northeastern University Libraries

In recent years, there has been an alarming rise in illnesses that defy diagnosis or have no known cure. Millions of people, especially women, with illnesses such as irritable bowel syndrome, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue syndrome face skepticism from physicians and the public alike.

Through research and patient narratives, health writer Lauri Edwards explores patient rights, the role of social media in medical advocacy, the origins of our attitudes about chronic illness, and more.

The public is invited!

Celebrate EARTH DAY – Open Dialogue – One Health Program

April 22, 2013
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Tufts University Arthur M. Sacklet Center for Medical Education, Boston MA
Sponsor: Northeast Branch, American Society for Microbiology and US Department of Public Health and Community Service

The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment.

Celebrate Earth Day by joining an open dialogue onOne HealthThe One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment. Sponsored by the Northeast Branch, American Society for Microbiology and the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine on

Monday, April 22, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM  A light supper will be provided BUT advanced registration is required!

TO REGISTER and for more detailed information, , please go to: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=g8sdkygab&oeidk=a07e77ydotd7902b556

Wildlife Medicine Symposium – Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

April 27, 2013
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Grafton MA

The Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s “Wildlife Aquatics Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine Club” (WAZE) invites NU students to attend the annual Spring Symposium.  While the event is geared mostly toward veterinary students, the experts will be speaking on topics that will be accessible and fascinating to anyone interested in veterinary medicine and/or conservation issues!

The Symposium will take place at Tufts Veterinary Campus in North Grafton, MA on Saturday, April 27th 2013.

This year’s topic is “Human Impacts of Wildlife and Exotics: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown.”  Our human footprint on this planet is huge.  Through lectures and wetlabs, this year’s Symposium will explore many different types of impacts that humans have on wildlife, aquatic, and exotic species.  The Symposium will also emphasize the role that veterinary medicine can play in improving conservation and welfare efforts.   Topics Include: Read more…

2015 Matriculation Workshop Series

August 13, 2013

This workshop series is intended for students and alums who are planning to apply for admission to health professional schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine during the 2014 academic year.

October 7, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering - Fall Kickoff Meeting
October 21, 6:00-7:30pm, 108 Snell Engineering - MCAT Preparation
Nov 4, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering - Timeline to Application
January 13, 6:00-7:00pm, 108 Snell Engineering - Letters of Evaluation

Interview Workshop

September 09, 2013

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 108 Snell Engineering
Speaker: Cynthia Seltzer
Sponsor: NU PreHealth Advising Program

A review for upcoming interviews. We will review preparation, types of interviews, and ways to distinguish yourself in the interview process.

PreDental Association Meeting

October 02, 2013

First PreDental Association Meeting of the fall will be Wed, October 2 at 7:30 in 300 Richards.  New and returning members welcomed!

PRESOMA Conference

October 05, 2013
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine

PRESOMA Student Osteopathic Medical Association Conference

Location: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine
When: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

UNECOM is inviting pre-medical students and advisors to our campus to learn more about Osteopathic Medicine, Osteopathic medical schools and how to start a Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association (Pre-SOMA) chapter at their college. The event will include:

* Information Sessions
* OMM demonstration/workshop
* Recruitment fair
* Medical students, Admissions representatives & other panels

More Information to come!

COM Office of Constituent Services: (207) 602-2329 Email: unecomadmissions@une.edu

2015 Matriculants Fall Kickoff Meeting

October 07, 2013

Time: 6:00pm
Location: 108 Snell Engineering
Speaker: Dr. Gail Begley, Director, PreHealth Advising

If you are preparing to apply to schools of allopathic, osteopathic, dental, podiatric, optometric, or veterinary medicine in the spring or summer of 2014, please attend this very important informational meeting.

Learn about the components of a competitive application. Get an overview of the important dates and deadlines for applicants who intend request a PreHealth Advisory Program Committee Letter.

Workshop – MCAT/MCAT 2015

October 21, 2013

Time: 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Location: 108 Snell Engineering
Speakers: Dr. Gail Begley, Director, NU PreHealth Advising Program
Cynthia Seltzer, Manager, NU PreHealth Advising Program

This workshop will present an overview of the MCAT, both the current version and the MCAT 2015. We will then break into groups based on year of test to provide information that will help you in deciding which courses you should be taking in future semesters.

Workshop – Timeline to the 2015 Application

November 04, 2013

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 108 Snell Engineering
Speaker: Cynthia Seltzer, Manager
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

The PreHealth Advising Program at NU has established important dates and deadlines for receiving individual letters of evaluation, sitting for the admissions exam, requesting a Committee Letter, and submitting your application.

This workshop will review the dates that have been set and how your ability to meet these deadlines will help you to become fully prepared to submit your application as early in the 2015 matriculation cycle as possible – an important component of a competitive application.

We will also review the 2015 Applicant Agreement, which must be submitted by all applicants who plan to become eligible to request a PreHealth Advising Program Committee Letter to accompany the 2015 application. The 2015 applicant agreement must be submitted by January 31, 2014.)

PRESOMA Meeting

November 22, 2013

Northeastern Pre-SOMA will be hosting Four Northeastern Alum who now attend the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) on November 22nd at 6pm in 435 Curry Student Center. The NU Alum will be here to answer many of your questions! Some of these students are an active part of Pre-SOMA’s mentoring program. If you have any questions please email PRESOMA at nupresoma@gmail.com.

Letters of Evaluation – Workshop

January 13, 2014

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 325 SH
Speaker: Cynthia Seltzer
Sponsor: PreHealth Advising Program

Learn how and when to request letters of evaluation, approaching evaluators and “the ask”, the Committee Letter process and important deadlines to consider.

4th Annual Minority Health Panel

March 13, 2014
Time: 6:30-9:00
Location: Cabral Center
Sponsor: MAPS

Join MAPS for the 4th Annual Minority Health Panel in Cabral Center from 6:30-9:00. Contact 4th numapseboard@gmail.com with questions.

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