Public Health Graduate School Fair

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health will be hosting a “This Is Public Health” Graduate School Fair on July 19, in Washington, DC.

The fair will run from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. Students are able to meet with representatives from ASPPH, This Is Public Health, SOPHAS, and over 30 schools and programs of public health.

Registration and attendance to the event is FREE for students! Students can use the following link to register:

July 19: Washington, D.C.

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New ADEA AADSAS application platform

Are you ready to apply to dental school? The new ADEA AADSAS application platform has a more intuitive user interface and modern design to help guide you through the application process. Application questions and instructions are available for you to review on ADEA GoDental® (found here). To prepare for the application launch, here are some upcoming events and important ADEA AADSAS deadlines to include on your calendar:

June 1, 2017: 2018 ADEA AADSAS application opens for applicants.
June 15, 2017: ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs: Dental School Chat Day Live, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Attendees can chat live with dental school representatives!)
November 15, 2017: Academic Update opens.
February 1, 2018: 2018 ADEA AADSAS closes.
February 15, 2018: Last day to submit all official documents to ADEA AADSAS.

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TMDSAS Podcasts Available

For those thinking about applying to Texas health professions schools, the TMDSAS Podcasts are a library of short interviews with various people regarding the application and admissions process.  Admissions officers at medical, dental and veterinary schools offer advice for students. TMDSAS staff members cover important application issues and how to navigate the process and avoid mistakes and problems.

The podcast interviews are timely, informative and offer great information to help you be successful in submitting a great application.  Following is a list of The TMDSAS Podcasts already available on their website (

  1. Dr. Judianne Kellaway, admissions dean at Long Medical School, UT Health San Antonio
  2. Mr. Matthew Meeks, director of TMDSAS
  3. Dr. LaTanya Love, admissions dean at McGovern Medical School, UT Health Houston
  4. Anne Diamon and Cherry Gonzalez, TMDSAS staff members
  5. Dr. Andriana Segura, admissions dean at UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
  6. TMDSAS staff Members: The 10 Things You Need to Start your TMDSAS Application
  7. Mr. Filo Maldonado, admissions dean at Texas A&M University College of Medicine
  8. TMDSAS staff members: Getting Started on Your Application
  9. Dr. Mike Kennedy, admissions director, UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  10. Dr. Scott Wright, executive director of the Texas Health Education Service, TMDSAS and JAMP
  11. Dr. Robert Spears, admissions dean at UT Health Houston School of Dentistry
  12. Mrs. Betty Monfort, admissions dean, UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
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A Roadmap to MCAT(R) Content in Biochemistry Textbooks

A Roadmap to MCAT® Content in Biochemistry Textbooks, is now available for students to view and download.

The AAMC reached out to publishers of biochemistry textbooks and asked them to identify where the foundational concepts and content categories tested on the MCAT exam can be found within their textbooks. At present, there are three textbooks included in this resource, all of which are free and open-access.

To download the resource, click here.

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Murphy Deming Info Sessions (DPT, OTD, MSPA, MHA)

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences-Mary Baldwin University

Information Session

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences-Mary Baldwin University invites you to join us for an information session on:

Saturday, June 24, 2017

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This is an opportunity to:

  • Learn more about our focus on interprofessional education
  • Tour our new facility and learning spaces
  • Meet faculty from our professional programs:

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Master of Science in Physician Assistant (MSPA)

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) – online program

  • Meet current students to ask questions about the programs and the admissions process


Please click here for more information and to register.

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences is located in Fishersville, VA  less than 2 hours north of Virginia Tech (near the intersection of I-81 and I-64).

If you have questions, please contact:

Mindy Beaumont, Associate Director of Admissions


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VMCAS Webinars

With the VMCAS 2018 application opening tomorrow here are the updated the annual webinar listings to include the VMCAS 2018 Application Workshop! Here is a list of the AAVMC’s offerings:


The Road To Veterinary School

Audience: Pre-Veterinary Students

Summary: learn how to prepare for the VMCAS application and find out what you should be doing during your early undergraduate career leading up to applying for veterinary school

Schedule: Monthly (May, June and July)


VMCAS 2018 Workshops

Audience: VMCAS 2018 Applicants

Summary: Join VMCAS staff and ask questions about your application, troubleshoot and generally learn about the application and the entire process of applying.

Schedule: Monthly (June, July, August & September)


For more information and to register for any of these webinars, please go to:

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Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium Nov. 18-19, 2017

The annual Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium (SEMSS) sponsored by UAB, Emory, and Vanderbilt will be November 18-19, 2017 at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. This meeting is a great way for your students to meet directors of MD/PhD programs from the three schools and to network with current MD and MD/PhD students. It is also a great opportunity for your students to share their research with their peers.



Registration and abstract submission are now open. We are also offering travel awards for undergraduates.

*        The deadline for abstract submission, travel award and online registration is September 15, 2017.

More information can be found in the attached flyer and at: Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium web page

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