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 CAREERS ADVISING: YOUR #1 RESOURCE
Dr. Charles Ferguson, Dr. Kent Nofsinger 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.
Enter to win a Kaplan Course Scholarship!!!
Kaplan is giving away three course scholarships and you can be one of the lucky winners. Course scholarships can be used for any of our test prep classes; GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT or PCAT. You can see all of our upcoming classes and class options on our website: www.kaptest.com. Winners will be notified via email by April 30th, 2017. Submissions are open now through April 30th so enter now!
Enter to win your scholarship here: bit.ly/rmscholarship
***Only one entry per student. The scholarship does not cover tutoring options, Intensive Programs, or PCAT self paced classes***
Good luck and feel free to email me with any questions you have.
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Graduate Programs Manager- Rocky Mountains
UCHealth - University of Colorado Hospital at the Anschutz Medical Campus is now accepting new Volunteers
UCHealth - University of Colorado Hospital at the
Anschutz Medical Campus is now accepting new volunteers in the Emergency
Department (and other units!) Here, you will work alongside some of the most
prestigious medical staff and become a part of the well-rounded Care Team.
While volunteering in a Level 2 Trauma facility, you will get to see first-hand
what it takes to save lives. You will have an opportunity to make a personal
difference in patient care! We are seeking highly motivated individuals, who are
self-starters. We need volunteers with strong people skills and have a desire
to provide an excellent experience for patients. Shifts are available every
day, 7 days a week from 8am to 12am.
Highlights of ED Volunteering:
Create networks with University of Colorado Hospital
Doctors, PAs, Nurses, and Techs
Volunteer experience for AMCAS, CASPA, Nursing School
Exercise and improve empathy and bedside manner – more
important than you can imagine!
Observe procedures, practices, and skills
Exposure to real life situations
Participate in disaster drills
Exposure to the medical field, roles and responsibilities
One free meal each week you volunteer
...and much more.
Contact Jenny Ricklefs, Jennifer.Ricklefs@uchealth.org or
Sara Bencomo, Sara.Bencomo@uchealth.org or call 720-848-4068 for more
information and to submit your application.
When you email or call, we will send you an application
to fill out and email back. You may also go to:
https://www.uchealth.org/give-to-uchealth/volunteer/, click on the image of the
University of Colorado Hospital, click on the adult application, and print it
out. Please send everything to Sara.Becomo@uchealth.org.
UCH Emergency Department is located at 12605 E 16th
Avenue, Aurora CO 80010
Shifts are every day, 8a-12p, 12p-4p, 4p-8p, and 8p-12a..
We ask for a minimum commitment of 100 hours and
attendance on a regular basis. Your ED team will depend on you!
Thank you and we are excited for you to join our team!
Drop-In Breakfast With Dr. Ferguson
March 7th, April 4th and May 2nd, 8:30a-9:30a, Student Commons Bldg., Room 2000
Have a free bagel and coffee with Dr. Ferguson the first Tuesday of the month, get the inside scoop on graduate and health professional administration, connect with other Pre-Health students and network getting referrals to research, mentors & internships
April 20th, 9:00-Noon, North Classroom, 3002, CU School of Dental Medicine
The CU School of Dental Medicine will be here THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 20TH from 9:00am-12:00noon 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!
April 25th and May 2nd, AMCAS Application Presentations
Trishia Vasquez will be giving two presentations on completing the upcoming AMCAS application. Space is limited so please go to the URL associated with the date you want to attend to save your spot.
Tuesday, April 25 at 5:00 p.m. (Location: NC Building, Room
Tuesday, May 2 at 2:00p.m. (Location: Cu Denver
Building, Room 1000)
2016 MCAT SCHEDULE
Please click here for the complete 2017 MCAT Schedule.
Hey UCD Pre-Meds!
Planning on taking the MCAT? Want to be taught by
current medical students? Want to pay half the cost of other prep courses?
Check out the MCAT Cooperative: www.mcatcooperative.com
Affordable MCAT preparation for the students, by the students.