2016 AAMC Matriculating Student Questionnaire (MSQ) is scheduled to open on
Wednesday, June 1. The survey will take students approximately 10-20 minutes to
complete and will close on September 15.
encourage newly accepted students to take the MSQ before classes begin.
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemiology Elective Program – Call for Applications
Are you a 3rd-year medical student interested in
gaining public health, preventive medicine and applied epidemiology experience
from CDC experts during your 4th year? If so, check out the CDC Epidemiology
Elective Program for a six- to eight-week rotation at the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention!
During their time at CDC, Epidemiology Elective students have the
opportunity to assist in epidemiologic investigations in areas such as
infectious diseases, cancer, congenital malformations, environmental and
occupational diseases, injuries, chronic diseases, and reproductive health.
Students work on diverse projects; some have become co-authors on publications
of major health importance, and others have participated in the investigation
of public health problems in the field.
Most assignments are based at CDC headquarters in Atlanta,
Georgia. However, other assignments can be arranged, such as the National
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio, Morgantown,
West Virginia, or Anchorage, Alaska; the Division of Vector-borne Infectious
Diseases in Fort Collins, Colorado; or the Arctic Investigations Program in
For students who wish to rotate in the fall semester of their 4th
year (June to December 2016), the application deadline is March 30, 2016. These students will be
notified by mid-July, or as soon as selections have been made.
For students who wish to rotate in the spring semester of their 4th
year (January to May 2017), the application deadline is May 30, 2016. These students will be
notified by mid-September, or as soon as selections have been made.
more information and to apply online, visit us at http://www.cdc.gov/EpiElective. Questions?
Ask us at EpiElective@cdc.gov.
Dear Medical School Students:
Through the generous funding of
the Scaife Family Foundation, the Institute for Research, Education
and Training in Addictions (IRETA) is able to conduct the Advanced Medical
Student Fellowship program. The program offers students training in the field
of Addiction Services incomparable to any they may have encountered in their
prior medical school education or residency experience.
Students who are accepted into the program
participate in an intense learning experience. Their schedules include:
- Group session with clients
Rounds with resident physicians
Opportunity to present what the students have
The Scaife program is offered in two
- Session 1: June 13 through July 1, 2016
Session 2: July 11 through July 29, 2016
- Participants will receive a $150 per week stipend
and a $200 transportation allowance for a total of $650 for the three weeks.
Rooms with kitchenettes and some meals are also provided.
information can be found at http://ireta.org/scaifestudentprogram
Students can apply online at http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/ireta/2016-scaife-applications/
Please see flyer for more details.Scaife Flyer
Medical Students: 2016 Stanley M. Kaplan Essay Award for medical
have been pleased with the success of the Essay Contest since its inception in
1992. Over the years, students from medical schools across the
country have participated in the contest. The submissions have covered a
very broad range of topics and issues in psychiatry. Students have
uniformly appreciated and been enthusiastic about such a forum, and we hope the
contest will continue to promote an interest in psychiatry among them.
are requesting that entries be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The flyer contains further details about electronic submission
requirements.Kaplan Essay Award Flyer