Awards / Competitions / Conferences / Other

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Clinical Reasoning Club Spring Competition March 31, 2017 Hello M1s and M2s! We are medical student and pharmacy students from Creighton University and are hosting an Interdisciplinary Clinical Reasoning Competition for students in healthcare degree programs. This is our official invitation to your school- all of the information regarding the competition can be found on our website and in the link to the flyer found below, including the rules and the important part- prizes!!

Informational flyer
We are so excited to be expanding this amazing competition to your school- Please see our website for information on how to register.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Or, email us directly:
Katherine Wageman (
Megan Wilkinson (
Adrian Schenk ( -Pharmacy
Brent Beckner ( -Pharmacy
Nicholas Franz ( -Pharmacy
Surgery Leadership Weekend March 31, 2017
Michigan Medicine’s annual Surgery Leadership Weekend is open to medical students who intend to apply in general, vascular, plastic, cardiothoracic, or otolaryngology surgery in the Fall of 2017. The deadline has been extended to March 31, 2017. Please forward to interested students and see the below links and the attached brochure. We encourage students, including those from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Surgery Leadership Weekend Website

Surgery Leadership Weekend Application
2017 Lasker Essay Contest April 3, 2017 The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation is accepting submissions for the 2017 Lasker Essay Contest. The contest is open to U.S. and international medical school students, interns, residents, and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; and graduate students in other health professions programs. The submission deadline is April 3.
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Scholarship Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Awards April 3, 2017 Scholarship Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) Awards have been expanded to include all professional students. You can find out more about this award on the web ( Each award is $2,000 and we have secured additional funding this year to support up to two awards for professional students (in addition to the awards for research-based graduate students).
3rd Annual
Midwest Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium
April 15, 2017 The Midwest Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium is an annual conference designed to increase medical student exposure to the pioneering field of interventional radiology. The event is free to medical students and is held in Chicago.

Chicago, Illinois
April 15, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration is free and now open:

Info flyer

Regenerative Medicine and Surgery elective at Mayo April 1, 2017 In collaboration with Regenerative Medicine Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, we are excited to introduce a new elective opportunity for medical students.

Launched in 2014, the Regenerative Medicine and Surgery elective offers medical students a one-week educational experience taught by leading physicians in this field. The elective will include a short introduction to stem cell biology, patient experience from ongoing clinical trials, ethical and financial issues surrounding research, industrial relations that help translate science to the clinic, and information on how you can integrate regenerative medicine into your future practice. We hope to provide a comprehensive week showcasing the potential of regenerative medicine in cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and more. Over 50 medical students have completed this course; participants have pursued Master’s degrees in regenerative medicine projects and were awarded travel grants to attend the World Stem Cell Summit.

Next year, we are expanding this elective to include University of Minnesota medical students and will be providing travel scholarships from $500 - $1500 for attendance. We are planning to offer the elective in April 2017 (either 4/17 or 4/24 week). If you are interested, please email Saranya Wyles ( with your preferred week. We look forward to hearing from you! (Note: UMN Students will not receive credit for the course and it will not appear on your transcript. If you choose to participate it will be for your own interest and knowledge)

Thank you,
Regenerative Medicine Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
Mayo Medical School
Contact: Saranya Wyles, Mayo Medical School,
One Heartland Summer Internship May 1, 2017

One Heartland, a 501c3 organization that offers programs for children who are living in transition, challenged by HIV/AIDS, those seeking a healthier lifestyle, and youth who identify as LGBT+ receiving out-of-home services. We are currently hiring summer staff


More information


Info flyer (pdf)

Visiting Clerkship The Department of Internal Medicine at Christiana Care Health System May 7, 2017

The Department of Medicine and Office of Health Equity support the development of underrepresented minorities in medicine through a four-week elective rotation. We will sponsor up to six (6), 4th-year medical students with an interest in internal medicine with additional exposure to leadership in administration. Christiana Care defines underrepresented minorities in medicine as American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.


  • Rotations will take place within the internal medicine department
  • Rotations will be scheduled based on student availability
  • Students will be partnered with a mentor and resident throughout their rotation
  • Students will be scheduled for a 30-45 minute meeting with the internal medicine residency program director
  • Accommodations will be provided Monday-Thursday of the rotation and a stipend of $1500 will be provided to cover additional travel and accommodation expenses.


Info flyer (pdf)

Application (doc)


Visiting Externship in Medicine for Underrepresented Minority Students in Medicine Applying to Internal Medicine Residency May 12, 2017 The Department of Internal Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Visiting Externship in Medicine for Underrepresented Minority Students in Medicine Applying to Internal Medicine Residency

This rotation provides an opportunity for underrepresented minority students to have a month-long clinical experience in the Department of Medicine at Jefferson where they can get to know the institution, department, and residency program. This opportunity is for students who anticipate applying for a residency in internal medicine. This rotation may be done in the months of June, July, August, or September.

Accepted applicants will be provided with a stipend that they may use to cover housing and/or transportation expenses.

Student Qualifications:

-Currently enrolled full-time 3rd year medical students in good academic standing at an LCME accredited medical school.

-Students must belong to a group currently considered underrepresented in medicine: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian

-Students must be planning to apply for residency in Internal Medicine

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

The application deadline is May 12, 2017. Accepted students may be required to submit further documents required by the Sidney Kimmel Medical College Registrar’s Office.

Summer Camp Staff
Camp Odayin
May 15, 2017 Camp Odayin is a special place for children with heart disease and all our counselors, nurses and cardiologists are volunteers. We would not exist without the generosity of the amazing people who donate their time for five days. Thank you for your interest in joining us (and more importantly, some incredible kids) at camp! The staff application for our 2017 Residential Camp and Day Camp programs is now available and we invite you to apply by May 15th. If you haven’t heard the good news, Camp Odayin is EXPANDING! New this year, we are offering Residential Camp near the Madison/Milwaukee/Chicago area for grades 1-11! We have also made exciting changes to Day Camp. Day Camp will now be offered for K-3rd grade and will be an all-day program, from 9:00am-3:00pm! When you apply, you’ll be able to choose the sessions you are available. New counselors, we would love to meet you in person! Please save the date to attend interviews at Rondo Library in St. Paul from 3:00 to 4:30 on Sunday, May 21st for MN camps. Interviews for new counselors for our new WI camp is on Sunday, June 4th from 1:00 to 3:00. If you live out of town, we will schedule a phone interview with you.

If you know someone else who might be interested in volunteering (age 21+), please refer them to the volunteer page of our website or share the application login link. Nurses and doctors, please let us know if we can mail you ‘nurses needed’ postcards to put out at work. This is so helpful for recruiting. Thanks, all around for spreading the word!


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Pediactric Internship Program May 31, 2017

The Research Internship Program in the Pediatric Department at Hennepin County Medical Center hosts undergraduates, graduate students, and post-graduate students interested in health care field to participate in data collection for academic research projects. As Research Interns, students are afforded the opportunity to learn basic methodologies in clinical research, interact with patients, conduct surveys, and observe the practice of pediatric medicine.


Current Project: Children's HealthWatch

Principal Investigator: Diana Cutts, MD


Background: Children's HealthWatch is a research project taking place in five US cities. Caregivers are asked to participate in an interview while the child is seen in the pediatric care clinic. More information about our work and all of our publications is available at Intern Duties: The study involves a one-time survey which takes about 30-40 minutes with caregivers. Research Interns will recruit participants, explain research project, obtain consent, interview the caregiver, and provide resources.


Commitment: 100-120 hours total


Contact: Interested candidates, please email a copy of your resume to Tu Quan at

The Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program June 1, 2017

The Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Program is sponsored by the MUSC College of Medicine Dean's Office and individual departments. The goal of this program is to recruit talented 4th year URM students to MUSC who have met all of the requirements for visiting student electives listed in VSAS. The program provides support for African-American, Native American, and Hispanic students participating in a variety of rotations throughout MUSC.

Info flyer (pdf)

Monrity Visiting Clerkship Program at U of Chicago   The University of Chicago is proud to announce the availability of support for fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine to participate in four-week visiting clerkships at our institution. The Minority Visiting Clerkship Program provides mentoring, networking and $1000 in stipend support for participants.

Visiting clerkships are available in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery. As will all visiting students, eligible participants must be full-time fourth year medical students in good standing at LCME-accredited US medical schools; third year students who have completed core clerkships in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and obstetrics-gynecology are also eligible to apply and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Most clinical electives begin on the first weekday of each month.

Application instructions are available here. For additional questions, please contact the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Epic go-live support   Do You Use Epic Software? Work Part-Time ---- Join the RAIN Go-Live Support Team!

RAIN Resources provides peer-to-peer, at the elbow support from real practicing physicians, nurses, 4th year medical students and other real-time Epic users who use it every day in the care of their patients. RAIN teams have supported 14,000+ Epic Go-Live provider shifts across 50+ hospitals and 140+ clinics throughout the U.S. To be a RAIN Go-Live Team Member, 4th year medical students must have completed 3 years of medical school and have a minimum of 1 year “hands-on” Epic experience in a clinical environment. You can join RAIN as a part-time W-2 employee or you can join us as a 1099 Independent Contractor (LLC or Corporation). Interested? Go to and REGISTER as a new Member!
Family Medicine Innovation Grants   Medical students (or a team of students) may apply for Family Medicine Innovation Grants. These $500 to $1,000 start-up grants allow students to design and implement innovation projects in areas of interest clearly focused in Family Medicine. Applications accepted throughout the year.
Part Time MCAT Tutoring Positions  

Here’s why you’ll love working for Kaplan:

- Bolster your resume and build your skill set with extensive public speaking experience.
- Nationally recognized company that will stand out on your resume regardless of field.
- Moving? Going back to school? Transfer locations and keep your job.
- Great performance? Become eligible for Kaplan Elite Teacher status and earn pay-for-performance pay increases.
- Additional part-time and full-time career growth opportunities to develop and expand your role with us!
- Earn a FREE Kaplan prep course for yourself, friend, or family member.

Don’t have a teaching background?

That’s okay! Neither did many of our best instructors when they began. Teaching experience is preferred, but not required. Amazing Kaplan instructors are dynamic, engaging and can make something as intimidating as the MCAT fun and manageable. We’ll work with you to develop your teaching skills through our paid training program, which is done from home. We have a formal training program that provides ongoing feedback to work on your areas of opportunity and improve your teaching style. Once you get into the classroom, you’ll be ready to get our students excited about acing the MCAT!

About Kaplan’s Part-Time Employment Program:

Kaplan provides flexible hours that complement the busy schedule of a working professional or student. Our courses typically meet in the evening and/or weekends and instructors have the ability to select their own schedules. You can expect to earn $22/hour and up based on your background. In addition, Kaplan’s part-time employees have access to corporate discounts, healthcare, and 401(k) savings plan.


We require MCAT test scores at or above the 90th percentile to qualify to teach. However, for candidates who don't possess qualifying scores or no longer have access to their scores, we are happy to offer a free, online, Kaplan-provided qualifying practice test.

Find more information and see the full job description at
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