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UW ANNUAL PRE HEALTH CONFERENCE- FEBRUARY 8th, 2014

It’s that time of year again!!!!
The University of Washington Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) and Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) chapters bring to you THE Annual Pre-Health Conference!!!

Every year this conference helps to cultivate, educate and inspire the next generation of culturally competent health professionals!!

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THEME: Diversifying Health Though Education

When: Saturday, February 8th 9AM- 6PM (on-site registration starting at 8:15 AM)

Where: Johnson Hall, University of Washington (NE Grant Lane & W Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA, 98105)

Who: Open to public – ANY student interested in ANY discipline of health sciences (pre-med, pre-dent, pre-nursing, pre-pharm, social work, public health, etc)

What: Renowned key note speakers, sessions on health disparities, current health issues, professional development, hands on workshops, and professional student panels.

REGISTER & PURCHASE TICKETS:

http://uwprehealthconference.bpt.me/

EARLY REGISTRATION: General: $10|| High School Students: free
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***THROUGHOUT THE DAY***

–> 3 RENOWNED Key Note Speakers

–>LIVE MCAT/DAT AUCTION

–>MOCK INTERVIEWS offered by UW Medical & Dental Students!!!

–>HEADSHOT PHOTOS

***WORKSHOPS****

9:40-10:40AM
Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health:
–>Immigrant/undocumented health disparities
–>LGBTQ Health & Health Disparities
–>Global Health Disparities
–>”Invisible Population” Health Disparities

10:50-11:50AM
Exploring Health Careers
–> Interdisciplinary Panel
–> Visual (acupunture/chiropractor)
–> DO. vs. MD. vs. Naturopath
–> Public Health & Social Work

1:50-2:50 PM
Session #3:
–> Personal Statement
–> MCAT Changes for 2015 & test-taking strategies
–> Research
–> Stress management “Study smarter, not harder”
–> Conducting yourself as a professional
–> College Admission Workshop

3:00-4:30 PM
Hands on Workshops:
–>Dental Simulations
–>Vitals
–>Suturing

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EARLY REGISTRATION: Undergraduates Students: $10|| High School Students: free

AT DOOR: Undergraduates Students: $15|| High School Students: free
(School ID required for discount at the door)

***Breakfast and lunch included with registration!***

Raffle & prizes throughout event!!

Please contact Jessica Sachara (MAPS President) with any further questions at jsachara523@gmail.com

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