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.
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.
CU ASDA Summer Pre-Dental Academy - Our student ASDA organization is putting together a summer pre-dental academy. This is completely student run, and the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine is not in charge of this event, however, we have some faculty and administration that will be presenting throughout the summer program. It's an 8 week academy that meets every Saturday from 1-3:00p at the Anschutz Medical Campus. It's $75 to register, for more information please visit the following link.
June 1st - The 2017 ADEA AADSAS Opens
The 2017 ADEA AADSAS (American Dental EducationAssociation’s Associated American Dental School Application Service) will open
on June 1, 2016.
For the first time, ADEA is offering all 2017 ADEA AADSAS
applicants’ six complimentary informational videos to help applicants to dental
school better understand and navigate the application process.
View the ADEA AADSAS informational videos:
• Fee Assistance
Review and Interview
to ADEA AADSAS
All videos are available on ADEA GoDental.
Applicants planning to apply to dental school can benefit
from watching these videos about the ADEA AADSAS application.
June 7th - You may submit your application to AMCAS/AACOMAS.
June 9th, 11:00a-9:00p Eastern Time - 2016 ADEA
Predental Student Virtual Fair
Don’t Miss the 2016 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair
on June 9!
to dental school this year?
about applying to dental school?
many health professions and looking for more specific information
If you answered “Yes!” to any of the above, the 2016 ADEAPredental Student Virtual Fair is for you. Join us on June 9 from 11:00 a.m. to
9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Your FREE registration gives you access to a 10-hour
virtual session and the opportunity to:
live with admissions representatives from more than 45 U.S. dental schools.
presentations about financing a dental education, creating a successful ADEA
AADSAS® application, the dental
school application process and many more.
resources including brochures, videos and dental school information.
with other students in a live chat forum.
Register today! Please invite anyone else who might be
interested to this FREE event, and share on social media using #PSVF16.
Hope to “see” you on June 9!
- The ADEA Virtual Fairs Team
ADEA GoDental | 655 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington,
DC 20001 | 202-289-7201
Point of Care Ultrasound & Emergency Medicine
The University of Colorado Emergency Department is excited to offer a hands on course in Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Emergency Medicine for all pre-health undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. This course is ideal for anyone interested in learning more Point-of-Care ultrasound and the application process to medical school or any other health professions graduate school.
Registration deadline is June 10
Registration deadline is July 29
Please contact with questions,
Juliana Wilson, DO MPH
Course Director for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course for Undergraduates
University of Colorado
June 30th - Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service Opens
2016-2017 PTCAS INSTRUCTIONS: APTA is pleased to announce
that the 2016-2017 PTCAS application instructions and directory pages are now
available on the live PTCAS website at www.ptcas.org. The website includes
a revised PowerPoint slides for
applicants at http://www.ptcas.org/Checklist/.
APPLICATION: The new application will open by 5:00 pm ET on
June 30. Please instruct students not to send materials to PTCAS until
NEW PROGRAMS: APTA welcomed the following DPT programs to
the PTCAS community for the 2016-2017 cycle to date. There are currently 208
programs participating in PTCAS. See
also the PTCAS directory.
University of South Carolina
Tech University Health Sciences Center
of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
ESSAY QUESTION: The new PTCAS essay question for the next
cycle will be "What is professionalism in the context of being a student
in a doctor of physical therapist degree program?"
English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
ESOL Conversation Group
New Course For 2016 Fall Semester
Dr. Jones is offering a new course this fall in Parasitology
(BIOL 3134 section 001). This course will fulfill the requirements for
upper division credit for the BS in Biology. It is also a fabulous course
for BS in Public Health students who may be looking at international work in
the future. Everybody is encouraged to think about taking it.
2016 MCAT SCHEDULE
Please click here for the complete 2016 MCAT Schedule.
Hey UCD Pre-Meds!
Planning on taking the 2016 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.
Our program is taught by medical students and organized by
both pre-medical and medical students. Additionally, we offer mentorship and
application assistance from ...