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Health Professions

Planning for a Career in Health Care


The extensive information provided on this site was compiled by Dr. Charles Ferguson to help students improve their chances of success in health-related careers. You'll find resources to help ​you assess your personal fit with specific careers. You'll also find tips for getting into medical school and other health-related programs.    

CLAS HEALTH PROFESSIONS ADVISING: YOUR #1 RESOURCE

Dr. Charles Ferguson, Dr. Gene Brooks​ and Denise Leberer are available to assist in planning a course of study designed to improve your chances of success in the health career of your choice and Trishia Vasquez​ is available by appointment for the BA/BS MD program. For additional resources please click here.  For general information please call 303-352-3648 or click on the links above for Dr. Ferguson, Dr. Nofsinger, Denise and Trishia's walk-in office hours for advising.

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SEMINARS, EVENTS & RESOURCES:

The information below lists current events, seminars and resources that may be of particular interest for students pursuing a career in the Health Professions. To see University events and seminars happening on the Denver and Anschutz campus, please click here


SEMINARS:

Good afternoon.  For those who are applying to MD, DO, or DDS programs in the summer of 2018 and who are interested in obtaining a committee/institutional letter, we will be having mandatory seminars on the following dates:

 

                Wednesday        Nov. 8                   7:00 PM                SC 2500

                Wednesday        Dec. 6                    7:00 PM                SC 2500

 

You only need to attend ONE of these seminars, but you must attend one to get a committee letter.  We can’t make any exceptions to this.  If you completed this process last application cycle, you do NOT need to do this again this year.

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EVENTS:

Thurs. Nov. 16th  PLEASE NOTE, TIME HAS BEEN REVISED!

The CU School of Dental Medicine will be here THIS WEEK ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH from 9:15am-11:30noon IN NORTH CLASSROOM, ROOM 3002 – HEALTH PROFESSIONS PROGRAMS MAIN OFFICE.  If you are considering dental school,  or already on the path to dental school, come meet Dr. Ken Durgans from the School of Dental Medicine!  He can answer your questions!  THIS WILL BE HIS LAST VISIT UNTIL SPRING SEMESTER!​




 

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