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.
May 2nd, 9:30a - (location to be determined) AMCAS Application Workshop. Please RSVP for this event but ONLY if there is a high probibility you will attend.
April 27th, 1:00-4:00p -
Edward Nance from the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy WILL BE
HERE ON WEDNEDSAY, APRIL 27TH FROM 1:00PM to 4:00PM IN NORTH CLASSROOM, ROOM
May 3rd - 2016 AMCAS opens for the 2017 application cycle, begin working on your application; http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/start.htm and https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/amcas/amcasresources/
CU ASDA Summer Pre-Dental Academy - Our student ASDA organization is putting together a synner 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.
Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
ESOL Conversation Group
Career Center Events and Workshops Spring 2016
2016 Portal Now Accepting Applications
showcase your research or creative activities at the annual Student Research
and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) to be held on Friday, April
29, 2016, in the Student Commons Building on the Denver Campus.
and Graduate students from both the Denver Campus and Anschutz Medical
Campus are eligible to participate in
the symposium. This is an opportunity to present your research, creative, and
other scholarly activities to an audience of peers, faculty, family, and
visitors in a professionally relevant setting. Last year, over 200
students representing most schools and colleges on both campuses participated
CU Denver student involved in mentored research, creative, or other
scholarly activities during Summer 2015, Fall 2015, or Spring 2016
semesters are invited to participate at RaCAS 2016. Students may choose to present their scholarly work in any
of a variety of formats including, but not restricted to:
Exhibits, such as
sculpture, photography, design
Video, streaming media,
websites Oral presentations, including
non-traditional formats ·
Performances, such as readings,
composition, and monologs
Community Needs You
you know, heart disease and diabetes disproportionately affect racial/ethnic
minorities. Education can lead to empowerment and improvement in outcomes. Drs.
Byron Conner and Terri Richardson of Kaiser Health have organized weekly health
outreach programs at local barbershops in Aurora and Denver. We need
your help in signing up to volunteer at a weekend event. The time
commitment is only 4 hours and involves providing education about lifestyle and
health management at the barbershop. Nurses and other volunteers will also
obtain BP and glucose readings for participants. Events occur every weekend.
Dr. Byron Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org or Khadijah
Breathett at Khadijah.email@example.com for more information.
You can also visit the website at http://www.bbshopcolorado.com.
Care Ultrasound & Emergency Medicine
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
deadline is June 10
deadline is July 29
contact with questions,
Wilson, DO MPH
Director for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course for Undergraduates
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 ...