Health Professions Advising Center

2015-2016 HPAC News & Events

Upcoming events from HPAC and the pre-health student organizations.

HPAC E-Mail Updates: To receive email updates of pre-health events, seminars, programs, and job offers. Send a blank e-mail from your utdallas.edu address to sympa@lists.utdallas.edu with the subject line "subscribe prehealth-info".

View available opportunities outside of UT Dallas for pre-health students further below on this page.

February 2016

Date/Time Event Description Location
02/08
4-6pm
HPE and Application Portraits
Anyone planning an application to professional schools in 2016 is welcome to join us for a free portrait session. There’s no fee. Participants receive high resolution digital files with no copyright restrictions. We recommend “business dress” such as you’d use for an interview.
JSOM 1.606 Executive Dining Room

January 2016

Date/Time Event Description Location
01/22
3:30-5pm
General Admissions Orientation (GAO)
Planning a medical or dental application in 2016? Begin here to participate in the Health Professions Evaluation process.
MC 2.410

September 2015

Date/Time Event Description Location
09/24
7-9pm

Pre-Health Suture Clinic
The Princeton Review is delighted to be sponsoring a hands-on Suture Clinic in partnership with the United States Army! Attendees will learn how to stitch various styles of sutures from an Army reserve physician. This event is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing careers in health care. Due to high popularity of this event, registration and seating is limited and all others will be wait-listed. Register to attend!

SLC 1.102

October 2015

Date/Time Event Description Location
10/09
4:30-6pm
General Admissions Orientation (GAO)
Planning a medical or dental application in 2016? Begin here to participate in the Health Professions Evaluation process.
FN 2.102
10/17
11am-2:30pm
General Admissions Orientation (GAO) and Personal Statement Workshop (PSW)*
Planning a medical or dental application in 2016? Begin here to participate in the Health Professions Evaluation process.
*Requires completed Personal Statement Prewrite
FN 2.102

November 2015

Date/Time Event Description Location
11/3
5:30-7pm
General Admissions Orientation (GAO)
Planning a medical or dental application in 2016? Begin here to participate in the Health Professions Evaluation process.
SLC 2.303
11/10
7-8:30pm
Personal Statement Workshop (PSW)*
*Requires completed Personal Statement Prewrite
FN 2.102
11/14
10am-12pm
Personal Statement Workshop (PSW)*
*Requires completed Personal Statement Prewrite
FN 2.102
11/16
7-8:30pm
General Admissions Orientation (GAO)
Planning a medical or dental application in 2016? Begin here to participate in the Health Professions Evaluation process.
SLC 1.102

Upcoming Events for Pre-Health Students Outside of UT Dallas

Date/Time Event Description Location
04/02/2016
7:am-pm
Impressions Day 2016
Program components include campus tour, dexterity labs, dental student panel, dentist panel, mock interview, Kaplan DAT strategy workshop, and much more! Breakfast, lunch, and T-shirt included in the $50 fee!
Texas A&M University – Baylor College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75246
03/12/2016
2-4pm
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Open House UT Southwestern – T.Boone Pickens Biomedical Bldg., 3rd Floor
6001 Forest Park Rd., Dallas, TX 75235
03/05/2016
8-3pm
Future Healthcare Professionals’ Experience
Intended for pre-health students of all ages who are interested in health sciences related careers. We will provide informational workshops and optional activities for high school, undergraduate and post-graduate students.
TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building
3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX
03/05/2016
8-3pm
Student National Dental Association – Impressions Day
Designed to expose underrepresented minority pre-dental students to not only a career in dentistry but also to the dental school application and financial aid processes.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry
7500 Cambridge, Houston, TX 77054
2/27/2016
10am-2pm
UTHSCSA Mock Interview Event
Preparing for Dental School Interviews? Come get some interview practice with UTHSCSA dental students that are involved with the interview process.
UTHSCSA Center of Oral Healthcare and Research
01/27/2016 Optometry Virtual Fair
Thinking about a career in healthcare? Learn more and speak with faculty, students and admissions professionals representing 22 schools and colleges of Optometry.
Online
02/06/2016
9am-12:30pm
UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health Preview Day
Prospective students will have the opportunity to visit the campus, meet the Dean, have all your admissions and financial aid questions answered by counselors, hear from advisors within the academic departments in a faculty panel setting, and mix and mingle with current students in a social event. Registration required.
UNTHSC
03/05/2016
9am-12:30pm
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry’s Pre-Dental Day
Get hands-on experience in dental labs, get valuable information regarding the dental school admissions process, and mingle with dental students and faculty. Registration will be limited to 45 students. Deadline of February 26th.
UNTHSC
03/05/2016 NW Wellness Conference: All about Osteopathic Medicine!
The Foundation is proud to present a full day of presentations and discussions on osteopathic medicine and why it might be the best choice for students looking to have a career in medicine. Representatives from the AACOM and several osteopathic medical schools will be on hand to answer questions and give students information on their programs.
Western University/College of Osteopathic Medicine – Lebanon, Oregon
03/01/2016 (Deadline) Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
SMDEP is a free six-week academic summer enrichment program for college freshman and sophomore students who are interested in the field of medicine or dentistry. SMDEP is offered at 12 participating dental and medical schools.
N/A
01/31/2016 (Deadline) Summer Pre-Dental Enrichment Program for College Students
SSPEP Collegiate II is a six-week program which provides college and post-college students an opportunity to prepare for and successfully take the DAT, strengthen their academic science background, increase their competitiveness for admission to dental school and enhance their success once admitted to dental school.
N/A
10/23/2015 3-5:30pm Physician Assistant Program
The Baylor College of Medicine PA Program is hosting its’ annual College Day Open House. All pre-PA and pre-med students are invited to attend.
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus
Cullen Auditorium
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
09/09/2015 & 09/10/2015 SOPHAS Virtual Fair
SOPHAS schools and programs will participate in a virtual graduate school fair for advisors and prospective students of public health. The fair will be conducted entirely online and participants will have the opportunity to chat live with admissions officers and program chairs, review information about specific degree programs, and upload resumes to share with admissions representatives. The event is free for prospective students and advisors. Registration required.
Online
09/17/2015
12pm
UNT System College of Pharmacy Admissions Information Session
Join for a one hour presentation discussing the admission and application process for the PharmD program at the UNT System College of Pharmacy. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Online
09/21/2015 & 09/22 Doctor of Physical Therapy Education Virtual Fair
The virtual fair is free and allows users to participate in live text and video chats with DPT programs from across the country. PTCAS staff will be available to answer your questions from 8:00am to 4:00pm ET on both days. Registration required
Online