Duke DPT Summer Discovery Program 4/21/17 Deadline TOMORROW!

The following message is shared with Emory students on behalf of Duke DPT Admissions:


We would like to invite you to apply to the 1st Annual Summer Discovery Program hosted by the Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This summer intensive will allow prospective DPT students to be completely immersed in the profession of physical therapy and the Duke DPT experience. At the end of this week, you will have gained exposure to multiple areas in the profession of physical therapy and have the information you need to be more competitive and to effectively matriculate into doctor of physical therapy programs.


Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Summer Discovery Program

Duke University

June 12 – 16, 2017

Durham, NC

Duke DPT Summer Discovery Program: https://dpt.duhs.duke.edu/education/duke-dpt-summer-discovery-program


You will have access to some of the top faculty in the profession of physical therapy, will have interdisciplinary opportunities, receive mentorship from current DPT students, faculty, clinicians, and admission specialists; as well as have opportunities to take advantage of Duke’s state of the art facilities.


Housing arrangements, meals, and transportation will be provided for you during the program; however, you are responsible for travel to and from the program.  To be eligible to participate, you must be a current undergraduate student (freshman – senior) and must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.  All students are welcome to apply; however, preference will be given to demographics that are underrepresented within the profession of physical therapy, disadvantaged/first generation to attend college, or students interested in serving underrepresented/underserved populations.


Please take a moment to review the website and the attached flyer. The application for this program can be found via the link above.  All applications must be submitted by Friday April 21, 2017.


We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Atlantis Project – Fellowship Opportunity Abroad

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The Atlantis Fellowship is a competitive pre-med summer-break program in Spain, Italy, Greece, and other countries. Accepted Fellows shadow doctors in local hospitals for 100 hours with additional opportunities for MCAT prep, application advice from current MD students, and access to a network of medical leaders including our alumni. Summer 2017 spots are closing in the end of April.

Apply now. Password: atlantis.  Name of campus rep: {Emory pre-med club}.

St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences – New PhD program

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Introducing an extraordinary new PhD program at one of the world’s premier research and treatment centers for pediatric cancer and childhood disease.
With leading-edge science, unparalleled resources, and an immersive clinical experience, our graduate program is designed for research-oriented students who will help discover the next generation of cures.
Throughout your doctoral training, you will be supported with benefits including a generous stipend, exceptional core facilities, and a collaborative, close-knit research environment — all in the heart of the vibrant city of Memphis.

Applications for the fall 2018 term will open in September 2017. Deadline is December 1, 2017.
Explore the Graduate School: http://www.stjude.org/graduate-school

Subscribe to our e-newsletter: stjude.org/graduate-school-subscribe

Emory Healthcare; Research Assistant Need / Full-Time, Paid Position

Position title: Research Interviewer
Emory University, School of Medicine
Emory University Hospital Midtown

We are looking to hire a pre-med student to assist with a dynamic interventional cardiology research department.

Position qualifications:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel
  • Be able to commit to at least a year
  • Available 40 hours per week
    • Primarily business hours and flexibility with evening hours

Position responsibilities:

  • Become fully conversant with the department’s research projects
  • Screen, identify, contact and interview participants to obtain data for assigned research projects
  • Medical chart review with respect to privacy laws (training provided)
  • Schedule appointments, explain the study to the participant
  • Data collection and entry
  • Provide office support and assistance to the department physicians and coordinators


If interested, please send resume & cover letter to theresa.sanders@emoryhealthcare.org


Fellowship Opportunity with Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies

Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab at Seattle Children’s Research Institute/Autism Center is interested in recruiting highly qualified students from Emory University for a 2-year pre-doctoral fellowship for current graduates or graduating seniors. The position will commence the summer of 2017.


Research fellows will gain the opportunity to (1) support biomarker development for psychiatric conditions by applying signal processing, machine learning, and computational modeling to datasets acquired using eye tracking and near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS); (2) receive training in rapid prototyping of innovative technologies, including mobile applications, video games, robots, smart toys, brain-computer interfaces and virtual reality, to enable next-generation sensing and therapeutics; and (3) facilitate the deployment of technology-based systems to enable big data approaches to answering questions regarding the mechanisms underlying psychiatric conditions. More information about our lab can be found on our website: www.seattlechildrens.org/scitl.


Interested students should submit their materials no later than April 14th, 2017 5:00pm PST in order to be considered for the position. Additional information and application requirements can be found in our official job posting here: http://www.jobsinolympia.com/job/detail/22664693/Predoctoral-Research-Fellow


Questions regarding the Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Research (SCITR) Fellowship may be sent to scitl@seattlechildrens.org. When sending us your application material, please put “SCITR” as the email subject/title.



Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab (SCITL)

Envision: Embrace the Future



Join Envision’s first event at Emory, a Speaker Series, to hear about the innovative use of rapidly developing technologies from Emory’s very own accomplished guest speakers! Following speakers, Envision will provide a complimentary Willy’s dinner to all attendees and open Executive Board Applications. For more details, check out our Facebook event here!
To learn more about Envision, please visit this website created by our main branch at Princeton University: http://www.envisionfuture.org/.

Spots are limited! RSVP here https://goo.gl/xm4FDt


Upcoming MCAT Events:


Online Friday March 31st @ 8pm EST

This Free MCAT Science Classroom will provide you access to one of our TOP MCAT Instructors in the country. All the while giving you insight and knowledge on what the MCAT wants from you and how to get the MCAT score you are searching for! Seats will be limited, so register early!

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Name, College Attending, City/State, Estimated MCAT Date


Upcoming MCAT Prep Courses (Online Everywhere and Atlanta In-Person):

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June/July 2017 MCAT

March 25th – Spring ONLINE Mar-June Comprehensive MCAT 9 Week Course 

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Sunday’s 6-9pm (9 sessions) Prior to the MCAT Comprehensive course in October 2017. 

This is an extended course for the student who has noticeable weak areas. 9 Week ONLINE Initial Small Group Work Sessions followed by the 9 Week IN PERSON or ONLINE CLASSROOM Examkrackers Comprehensive MCAT Course – for those taking an Jan/Feb/March MCAT

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