Thursday, October 10, 2013

All AMSA Members are Invited to BI130 Presentations

BI130, First Year Seminar in Biology, often has speakers that would be of interest to AMSA members. Anyone is welcome to drop in on a BI103 class session. I have posted the current speaker list below and would encourage you to come to any of the sessions. The class meets at 4:00 on Mondays in Kettering 201. I hope to see you there!

October 14: Scott Baird, Wright State University, Master's Degrees in Biology
October 21: Robert Brackenbury, University of Cincinnati, PhD degrees in Biomedical Science
October 28: Michael Rice, Ohio University, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
November 4: Jill Thompson, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Pharmacy and Allied Health Programs

I will update this list if additional speakers are added.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

AMSA Conferences in October


The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) invites pre-health students to register for the Empowering Future Physicians Conferences (  Held in October, the fall conferences are being hosted this year by Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (October 11 - 13) just outside of Philadelphia, and Morehouse School of Medicine (October 18 -
20) in Atlanta. 

The  conference at RowanSOM will feature the theme of "Innovations in Health Care" - with a focus on innovations in health care technology, communications, community-building, and education; two pre-conference symposia will take place on Friday, the 11th:  "Innovations and Medical Professionalism" and "Health Care For All Advocacy."

The conference at Morehouse School of Medicine will feature the theme of "Breaking Down Barriers" - with a focus on race, gender, sexuality, and economics impacting wellness, access, and outcomes; two pre-conference symposia will take place on Friday, the 18th:  "Gender and Sexual Health Advocacy" and "Structural Competency:  The Social Determinants of Health." 
Dr. David Satcher, former US Surgeon General, will give the conference keynote address.

Both conferences will feature clinical skills workshops (suture clinics, airway management, heart sounds, etc.) and professional skills workshops (communication and interviewing, giving/getting peer feedback, conflict management, etc.)

Visit for more details and registration.