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LECOM Open House - Friday 6/19

Kyra Greene – May 11th, 2015

You are cordially invited to attend an Open House at one of the three locations of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM): 

Erie, Pennsylvania
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Bradenton, Florida

LECOM offers programs in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy and dental medicine. 
At this event you will have the opportunity to learn more about LECOM and all that it has to offer.  In addition to demonstrations and tours, there will be plenty of time to speak directly with our students, faculty, and staff.  Families and friends are welcome. 

Research Technician Position - UVA Immunology / Transfusion Medicine Lab

Kyra Greene – May 11th, 2015

The Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Laboratory and Research Technician 2 to work in the Immunology/Transfusion Medicine lab of Dr. C John Luckey, MD PhD. This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate interested in ultimately pursuing a PhD, MD, or MD PhD degree; and who is interested in performing both scientifically interesting and clinically relevant research prior to graduate/medical school. Having recently relocated from Harvard Medical School, the Luckey Lab works on understanding how cytokines regulate immune responses to foreign cells.

VA Dental Association Foundation: Missions of Mercy Volunteer Opportunities

Kyra Greene – May 7th, 2015

Created in 2000 by Dr. Terry Dickinson, executive director of the VA Dental Association, the Mission of Mercy (MOM) program operates mobile clinics in strategic locations throughout the state, particularly rural areas. MOM projects provide preventative, restorative, and surgical dental treatments for more than 4,000 low-income people each year, thanks to the contributions of time and talent from 3,000 volunteer dentists, other dental professionals and community members. Since 2000, more than 57,000 adults and children have benefited from over $36.6 million in donated dental care.

VA Dental Association Foundation: Missions of Mercy Volunteer Opportunities

Kyra Greene – May 7th, 2015

Created in 2000 by Dr. Terry Dickinson, executive director of the VA Dental Association, the Mission of Mercy (MOM) program operates mobile clinics in strategic locations throughout the state, particularly rural areas. MOM projects provide preventative, restorative, and surgical dental treatments for more than 4,000 low-income people each year, thanks to the contributions of time and talent from 3,000 volunteer dentists, other dental professionals and community members. Since 2000, more than 57,000 adults and children have benefited from over $36.6 million in donated dental care.

AMSA Summer Leadership Institutes

Kyra Greene – May 6th, 2015

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is offering two interprofessional education Leadership Institutes in the upcoming weeks and you are invited to register and participate in them.

Primary Care Interprofessional Leadership Institute (PCILI) 
Saturday, 5/30 - Sunday, 5/31 
AMSA National Office, near Washington, D.C.

Application Services - Open Dates, Instructions, Twitter Handles

Kyra Greene – May 4th, 2015

As you begin or prepare to apply to your health professional program of choice this summer, use the following resources to:

  • Familiarize yourself with the centralized application step-by-step instructions 
  • Receive updates from the application service twitter account for your health profession of interest.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT: 

Application Open: April 22nd 
CASPA Application Instructions 
@CASPAOnlineApp // @PAEAonline 

UVa Mini Medical School

Kyra Greene – April 30th, 2015

Mini-Med School is a 7-week program offered by the University of Virginia that brings an abridged version of medical school to participating community members. It will be held on seven consecutive Wednesday evenings in the fall. 
  
UVa faculty members, with assistance from current medical students, will lead the group in exploration of a wide range of topics in medical education. Core curriculum for the program includes: 

AMA Wire: New "Core Science" Could Prep Med Students for Healthcare Changes

Kyra Greene – April 29th, 2015

"For medical students of the future, one day there could be a new science on their Step 1 exams.

Traditionally, students are schooled in two core science areas—basic science and clinical science. But the work of the AMA's Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative has helped push to the surface the need for a third: health care delivery science."

Grounds on the Go Seminar Series: The Quest to End Alzheimer's Disease

Kyra Greene – April 27th, 2015

Wednesday, 4/29, 12-1pm
UVa Research Park Off Grounds Conference Room
Free, but must register at GroundsOntheGo.com 

Two years ago, Alzheimer's disease (AD) became the most expensive disease in the US, having passed cancer and heart disease for this dubious distinction. Dr. George Bloom will discuss why it has been so difficult to conquer AD and what the future holds for meeting the challenge. 

Contact: Applied Research Institute, mah2hx@virginia.edu

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