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Freakonomics: Make Me a Match

Kyra Greene – June 22nd, 2015

Food for Thought: 
What does market-design and an engineer by training, professor of economics, and Nobel prize winner in economics have to do with medicine? 

Al Roth significantly contributed to the development of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) as it is today. Not only that, he helps people who need a kidney transplant find a donor. 

Host: 
Stephen Dubner
Guest: 
Al Roth, Professor of Economics at Stanford, engineer by training, Nobel in Economics prize winner in 2012 (shared prize with Lloyd Shapley, whose research influenced Roth)

Urgent Application Reminders

UVA Career Center – June 17th, 2015

CAS Coursework Entry Service

Many of the health professions centralized application services (AADSAS, OptomCAS, VMCAS, etc.) offer a coursework entry service for a non-refundable charge of approximately $50.00 for 1-2 transcripts (with additional cost for additional transcripts). 

WesternU CDM Dental PreP Program Workshop

UVA Career Center – June 17th, 2015

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) at the Western University of Health Sciences' College of Dental Medicine is pleased to announce its Pre-Dental Preparation (PreP) Program onSaturday, June 27th 2015 for all students interested in attending dental school.
 
This program is a day-long event designed for pre-dental students interested in an immersive experience at a state-of-the art dental institution in the Southern California region. It will consist of fundamental activities undertaken by our own students such as:

WesternU College of Podiatric Medicine - Foot Fest 2015

UVA Career Center – June 17th, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Disneyland Hotel 
1150 West Magic Way 
Anaheim, CA 92802

Explore the world of Podiatric Medicine at Foot Fest 2015, a free day-long seminar that will be taking place at the Disneyland Hotel & Convention Center during the California Podiatric Medical Association's Western Podiatry Conference.

This event will feature: An introduction to Podiatry, Lectures by current Doctors of Podiatric Medicine, A lunch with podiatric mentors, And much more!

Unleashing Creativity: An Interview with MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty

UVA Career Center – June 17th, 2015

 

"Dale Dougherty is the founder of MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire, an event created to celebrate creativity, innovation and the DIY (do-it-yourself) mindset. These gatherings bring together crafters, tech enthusiasts, tinkerers, hobbyists, and more for a showcase of their passions and projects. The first Maker Faire was held in the Bay Area in 2006 and since then, there have been over 100 independently produced Mini and 14 Featured Maker Faires.

HackCville Media sat down with Dougherty to discuss his involvement in the Maker Movement and how he envisions its future."

Urgent Application Reminders

Kyra Greene – June 10th, 2015

CAS Coursework Entry Service
Many of the health professions centralized application services (AADSAS, OptomCAS, VMCAS, etc.) offer a coursework entry service for a non-refundable charge of approximately $50.00 for 1-2 transcripts (with additional cost for additional transcripts). 

#askAMCAS Twitter chat

Kyra Greene – June 9th, 2015

#askAMCAS Twitter chat
Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET
Those who are applying to medical school with the AMCAS this cycle to join the conversation and get questions answered directly from AMCAS staff. We will be tweeting from @AMCASinfo and you can follow the conversation even if you do not have a Twitter account by searching for the #askAMCAS hashtag on Twitter.

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