Dive Into Dentistry Day

My name is Abigail Mazon. I am a dental student at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and a member of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter for the school.

UW ASDA is hosting an event called Dive into Dentistry Day for pre-dental students, and we would love to invite all pre-dental students to attend. This event will immerse pre-dental students into various dental activities such as drilling, suturing, and waxing teeth. There will also be workshops on mock interviews, applying to dental school, and financial aid options.

I have attached our pdf flyer to this email and our Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/DIDD2015

Please contact " UWDIDD" or our facebook page with any questions.

Abigail Mazon
University of Washington
DDS Candidate – 2018

(206) 819 – 7158

DIDD Flyer1.pdf

Webinar on University of Queensland Ochsner University School of Medicine

UQ Ochsner is an international medical school that prepares students to practice medicine in many countries, including the US.

Webinar on Wednesday, June 24
7pm – 8pm (EDT)

REGISTER HERE: http://eventservices.cloudapp.net/?OrgName=MedEdPath&CategoryName=Admissions&EventId=D7ECCB8A-61F3-E411-8402-00155DCA0427
This program offers U.S. students and Permanent Residents:

§ Two Years in Brisbane, Australia

§ UQ SoM is a major research institution and is ranked #47 in the World by U.S. News and World Report, higher than 80% of all U.S. medical schools

§ Two years of clinical training at the UQ Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans, LA, the U.S. campus of UQ SoM

§ Ochsner Academic Medical Center is ranked in the top 15 Teaching Hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters

§ 91% Residency Match 2015

§ USMLE pass rate is equivalent to U.S. med schools

§ USMLE Step 1 scores average the same as the U.S. scores, Step 2 scores average 20 points higher than the U.S. average scores

§ Average GPA of the 2015 entering class was 3.4; Average MCAT was 29

If you have any questions or need assistance, email info.

University of Oregon MCAT Prep Course slots still available

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The University’s MCAT Preparation Workshop is conducted by faculty members and testing experts in the sciences and social sciences who teach material specifically tailored for the MCAT. All instructors focus on helping students perform to their best abilities on the MCAT.

Summer MCAT Prep starts June 22.

Cost: $750 per student

Available at the UO campus in Eugene or online

Students are encouraged to register before the priority deadline to allow adequate time for material order and shipping.

Registration forms and contact information are available on our website http://mcat.uoregon.edu/ or contact TLC at 541-346-3226 for more information.

Reminder: 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair on June 11th

Learn about ADEA AADSAS at the Virtual Fair!

ADEA AADSAS® opens June 2, and we are sure you are

incredibly busy preparing materials for your application to dental school. If you plan to apply during the 2016 application cycle, the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fairwill prove an essential step in making contact with dental schools. While all high school and college predental students are encouraged to attend, the Virtual Fair will particularly help 2016 applicants. This event—at no cost to you—will take place entirely online, so register now to speak with admissions officers from over 45 U.S. dental school exhibitors. In addition to the valuable experience of chatting one-on-one with admissions representatives, you will have the opportunity to network with fellow predental students and view presentations about the application process, ways to build your portfolio, career options and much more.

Register now, and make sure to invite all of your fellow predental students!

June 11, 2015

11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

ADEA Keynote Speaker: First African American Woman Chief Medical Examiner

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Next Week’s Keynote Speaker

We are excited to announce that Joye M. Carter, M.D., the first African American woman appointed to be a Chief Medical Examiner in the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair. Dr. Carter will discuss her career in forensic pathology and detail the valuable role dentistry plays in solving crimes.

The event is only one week away! Register now, and be sure to log in for the keynote address on June 11at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time! Dr. Carter will be available after her presentation to answer questions.

This event—at no cost to you—will take place entirely online. Join us to hear Dr. Carter’s engaging speech, network with fellow predental students and speak with admissions officers from over 45 U.S. dental schools.

2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair
June 11, 2015
11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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Be sure to spread the word to fellow predental students about this free event!

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Dive into Dentistry Day July 25th

Are you eager to test out your hand skills and love for dentistry?

Be sure to check out this year’s Dive into Dentistry Day 2015 Presented by UW School of Dentistry!

The event is a great way to get exposure to dentistry with tons of hands-on activities like waxing, drilling, restoring teeth, suturing, taking impressions etc. It’s also a wonderful networking opportunity, so don’t hesitate to reserve your spot!

§ Saturday July 25th

§ Check in is from 8:00-8:30AM and the final presentation should be finished by 5:00PM

Location: University of Washington School of Dentistry

§ Check in will be in Turner Auditorium (D209)

§ All lab activities will take place in D1 and D2 labs

Sign up at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uwsod-dive-into-dentistry-day-2015-tickets-16592406334

Like the Facebook Event at:

https://www.facebook.com/DIDD2015?fref=ts

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Mission Fit—Applying to the Right Medical Schools for You

Completing the application process for medical school can be a daunting task.

One of the many decisions you will have to make is to which schools you will send your application.

You are invited to participate in a free live online session where Directors of Admissions from different medical schools will describe their school’s mission and how they evaluate applicants for “mission fit.”

AAMC experts will also share information about resources for learning about the missions and requirements for different medical schools.

Monday, June 8, 2015 8pm ET

Program includes:

§ Director of Admissions, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

§ Director of Admissions, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

§ Director, Office of Medical Student Affairs, UCLA/Charles Drew University Medical Education Program

A recording of the session will be available on the AAMC website at a later date.

You will receive details for logging in to the session once you complete registration.

Camp Promise-West is looking for volunteers this summer

Do you still need something fun to do this summer? Are you energetic, creative, and enthusiastic? Do you like working with youth and being a part of a FUN team? Are you looking to gain experience in the healthcare field or working with people with special health care needs??

If YES, then Camp Promise-West is looking for YOU!

We are currently recruiting volunteers who are mature and responsible individuals, who like working hard and who are willing to learn. Camp Promise-West is a 1-week overnight camp for kids, teens, and adults with muscular dystrophy and select neuromuscular diseases, and we believe all kids should get to experience the magic of camp, regardless of their medical needs or physical abilities. Our schedule is jam packed with theme days, pranks, costumes, summer fun, and activities that are 100% wheelchair accessible. We provide camp and medical care free of charge to our campers and highly value our volunteers who help make this happen.

Available positions include:

1) 1) One-on-one counselors to provide friendship, assistance and personal care to campers.

2) Program staff (photographers, yearbook editors, sports, drama, music, etc)

3) Medical staff (nurses, doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, etc)

This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to giving back to their community, or those who are interested in a career in the healthcare field and who are looking for experience working one-on-one with individuals with special health care needs. Many (but not ALL!) of our volunteers are pre-health students (medicine, nursing, PT/OT, etc) or interested in social work or counseling, or grad students/professionals in these fields. While, helpful, experience is not required as we provide all necessary training at our Orientation session prior to camper arrival.

Our volunteers are of all ages, come from diverse backgrounds and from all over the country, so whatever your skills may be, if you are committed to making camp the best week of our campers’ year, we’d love to hear from you!

The details:

§ Dates: August 23-29, 2015

§ Location: Vaughn, WA

§ Requirements: Be at least 16 years old, submit an application, complete an interview, and pass background & reference checks.

§ Application deadline: May 31, 2015

§ Website: camppromise.org

How to Apply:

Visit www.camppromise.org/apply

Questions?

For more information, please contact Director Terin Izil at terin or405-459-7447.

2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair taking place on June 11th from 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern Time!

Promote the Event to Your Predental Network

As of 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time today, we are delighted to report that more than 1,000 predents have registered for the event!

In order to assure an even larger number of students receive information about the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair, please share the attached email with your network of students.

A Valuable Event For Advisors

This event is not just for students – you too can benefit from attending the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair. Log-in on June 11th to:

· Receive tips from Cassandra Flambouras, ADEA’s NAAHP representative, who will share best practices on how to best support students on their path to pursuing a career in dentistry;

· Learn the meaning of holistic review and its impact on the dental school application process;

· Hear more about the FREE resources, including ADEA GoDental and ExploreHealthCareers.org, that are available to help you motivate and mold the next generation of dentists and allied dental professionals.

Register today!

Thank you for your help spreading the word about this important event. We look forward to a very successful event, and we hope to “see” you on June 11!

Best,

Chonte, Emily, Liz and Sam
ADEA Virtual Fair Team

Aspiring Docs blog update

We’re pleased to announce that the aspiringdocs.

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Aspiring Docs & Social Media Specialist II

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