Undergraduate Schedule of Events

UNDERGRADUATE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

7:30am - 8:30am
8:30am - 8:45am

WELCOME AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Shanta Zimmer, MD
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Education
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
CU School of Medicine

Education 2 South, Room 1102
8:50am - 10:00am

NAVIGATING THE APPLICATION

Learn how to navigate the different health professions applications. Ask questions to the admissions officers on how to make a competitive application.

Admissions Representative Panel

  • Physical Therapy: Lauren Wahlquist
  • Pharmacy: Carson (Pharmacy)
  • Public Health: Amy
  • Dentistry: Steven/Thanh
  • Grad School: Shawna McMahon
  • School Of Medicine:
  • Nursing: Amy

Education 2 South, Room 1102

10:05am - 10:55am

PRE-HEALTH SESSION A

Learn about the competencies required for health profession schools and how to ask your letter writers to write to those skills
Jennifer Hellier, PhD
Assistant Professor
Colorado AHEC Program Office
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Preparing for the MCAT – Princeton Review

Jon Fowler
Premier-Level Tutor (Physics), The Princeton Review

Randall Chiu
Private-Level Tutor (General Chemistry & Organic Chemistry), The Princeton Review

Stay Involved With Extra-Curricular Activities

Understand the need for participating in extracurricular activities during college. Talk with current health profession students about such activities.

The Importance of Your Application

Understand how to make a strong application for any health profession school. Realize what is necessary and what is looked for by admissions officers.
Aaron Saguil, MD, MPH, FAAFP
LTC(P), MC US Army

ROOM TBD

11:05am - 11:55am

PRE-HEALTH SESSION B

Learn about the competencies required for health profession schools and how to ask your letter writers to write to those skills
Jennifer Hellier, PhD
Assistant Professor
Colorado AHEC Program Office
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Preparing for the MCAT – Princeton Review

Jon Fowler
Premier-Level Tutor (Physics), The Princeton Review

Randall Chiu
Private-Level Tutor (General Chemistry & Organic Chemistry), The Princeton Review

Stay Involved With Extra-Curricular Activities

Understand the need for participating in extracurricular activities during college. Talk with current health profession students about such activities.

The Importance of Your Application

Understand how to make a strong application for any health profession school. Realize what is necessary and what is looked for by admissions officers.
Aaron Saguil, MD, MPH, FAAFP
LTC(P), MC US Army

ROOM TBD

1:05pm - 1:55pm

PRE-HEALTH SESSION C

Professionalism

Preparing for the GRE – Princeton Review

Careers in the Health Science Fields – Alumni Panel

The Transition From Undergraduate Programs to Graduate Programs – Student Panel

ROOM TBD

2:05pm - 2:55pm

PRE-HEALTH SESSION D

Professionalism

Preparing for the GRE – Princeton Review

Careers in the Health Science Fields – Alumni Panel

The Transition From Undergraduate Programs to Graduate Programs – Student Panel

ROOM TBD

3:00pm - 3:50pm

PROFESSION SPECIFIC SESSION 1

Nursing

Understand the requirements for applying to nursing school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Dentistry

Understand the requirements for applying to dental school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Genetic Counseling

Learn about the Genetic Counseling Master’s program. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Masters in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology

Learn about the Master’s in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Masters in Modern Human Anatomy

Learn about the Master’s in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Masters in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology

Learn about the Master’s in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Medicine

Dr.Nichole Zender
Understand the requirements for applying to medical school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Pharmacy

Understand the requirements for applying to pharmacy school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Physician Assistant

Understand the requirements for applying to physician assistant school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Public Health

Learn about Public Health and the associated careers. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

ROOM TBD

4:00pm - 4:50pm

PROFESSION SPECIFIC SESSION 2

Anesthesiologist

Understand the requirements for applying to Anesthesiologist Assistant school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Army HPSP and other Medical Careers

Learn how to pay for health profession school via the Army’s Health Professions Scholarship Programs.

Certificate in Health Humanities and Ethics

Learn about the new certificate program in Health Humanities and Ethics. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

College of Nursing

Understand the requirements for applying to nursing school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Masters in Modern Human Anatomy

Learn about the Master’s in Modern Human Anatomy. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Medicine

Dr. Nichole Zender
Understand the requirements for applying to medical school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Pharmacy

Understand the requirements for applying to pharmacy school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Physical Therapy

Understand the requirements for applying to physical therapy school. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Public Health

Learn about Public Health and the associated careers. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

Scientific Research (PhD) and Medical Scientist Training Program

Understand the requirements for applying to scientific research and medical scientist training programs. Ask questions to the Admissions Officer about your application and how to make it competitive.

ROOM TBD