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Health Professions Week Nov 16-21

Does Your Career Change Lives?

Health Professions Week (HPW) is a nationwide collaboration between today’s healthcare and education organizations designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions.

If you are considering a future in the health professions, HPW is your one-stop-shop to explore over 20 career options. Registrants receive access to a personalized website with curated, on-demand content introducing the participating health professions, as well as access to exclusive live events featuring opportunities for one-on-one career advice.

All prospective health professionals are welcome to register for #HPW2019, including career changers, high school, college and graduate students, both domestic and international.

Free. Online. On-Demand.November 16th-21st. Register here.

Walking on Eggshells in Medical Schools

Is it possible to train doctors without hurting anyone’s feelings?

“I trained to be a doctor in the bad old days — not the worst old days, but the bad old days. Humiliation was part of the deal, sometimes deliberately inflicted by certain grandstanding, sadistic attending physicians, sometimes more casually, because everyone could see that you didn’t know something you should have known.”

Read the full NYT article by Perry Klass, MD here.

The Pre-Health Society Presents: The PA Perspective

Join an engaging dinner conversation with Cooper Couch ‘14.5 and learn more about being a PA (Physician Assistant) and advocating for LGBTQIA+ healthcare.

Tuesday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. in Ross Basement (Ross 011)

Questions? Contact the Pre-Health Society.
Check out the PHS pamphlet here and a list of the Fall events here.

Women in Health Sciences – NEW Club Meeting 9/16

Join us for our introductory meeting of the year!

Location and Time: Monday, 9/16 7:45-8:30 p.m. in MBH 430 

Women in Health Sciences is a NEW CLUB that seeks to equip women for healthcare-related industries including medicine, nursing, graduate school, healthcare consulting, global health and more.

We offer one-on-one mentoring, engage in dialogue about women in health sciences, and host speakers!​

At the first meeting, we will talk about our club goals, learn about the leadership team, and hear from members what they envision for the club! We hope to see you there!

Winter-Term EMT Course Fall Information Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm in Coltrane Lounge

The Winter Term EMT Program is a credit bearing comprehensive, emergency medical internship that is co-sponsored by Middlebury College and Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS).

The intensive month long program will provide students the opportunity to become nationally certified EMT-B’s. EMT skills may be used to provide medical support on the ambulance, at the Open Door Clinic and other College and community events.

The application process begins with students attending this information session, at which time you will learn about the program including the cost of the internship and complete a preliminary application. Once preliminary applications have been reviewed, students accepted into the program will be given three weeks to complete a series of tasks (form completion, immunizations, payment, etc). Students who fail the complete the application by the deadline will be removed from the roster and replaced with students on the wait list. Please email Hannah Benz (hbenz@middlebury.edu) with questions.

RSVP in Handshake.

First-Year and Sophomore Health Professions Fall Information Meeting

Tuesday, September 10 at 6:30 pm in Hillcrest 103

All students new to health professions are encouraged to attend this information session. If you haven’t done so already, it is a great opportunity to meet with Hannah Benz, Associate Director of Health Professions & STEM Advising. If you are thinking about pursuing a career in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences, or becoming a Physician Assistant or other health professional, come learn how a successful application takes more than just good science grades.

RSVP in Handshake.

If you think you might also be interested in applying to the Winter-Term EMT Course, come to the Winter-Term EMT Course Fall Information Meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at 6:30 pm in Coltrane Lounge.