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Posted: Wed., Feb. 11

Registration for the April-June exam dates of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is now open. Registration for the July-September exam dates will open in late April.

Posted: Jan. 23

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to attend support groups on a variety of topics.

Posted: Jan. 15

The GS Resident Advisor (RA) provides support to all GS students living in University Apartment Housing by helping to facilitate a positive living and academic environment, serving as a peer resource for residents experiencing roommate issues, and working to develop a sense of community among residents through events and programs.

Registration Open: Mon., March 2

Registration for the Summer 2015 semester opened on March 2 and continues through July 10. As registration deadlines differ for each session, students should refer to the Columbia Summer website to ensure they do not miss a deadline. 

Event Date and Time: Sat., March 7, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University Medical Center: A1 (P&S 1st Floor), 630 West 168th Street

Students are invited to attend the Student National Dental Association's Tenth Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium, which will feature case presentations by practitioners in the field as well as the opportunity to meet with current students, current residents, and admissions and financial aid representatives.

Event Date and Time: Sat., March 7, 12 - 3 p.m.
Event Location: The Great Hall, Shepard Hall, City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue

Students are invited to attend the 4th Annual CCNY Medical and Dental School Fair, where they will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 40 different medical and dental schools.

Next Event: Apprehending Consciousness
Event Date and Time: Sat., March 7, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Avenue

The Helix Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation invites students to attend upcoming roundtable discussions.

Next Event: Oral History with Vulnerable Populations: The Schizophrenia Oral History Project
Event Date and Time: Thurs., March 12, 6 - 8 p.m.
Event Location: 509 Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd Street

The Oral History Master of Arts Program and the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University invite students to attend the Oral History, Medicine, and Health Workshop Series.

Nomination Deadline: Fri., March 13, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to nominate their peers for Student Leadership Awards, which are presented to students that have distinguished themselves through their leadership and service on campus.

Event Date and Time: Sun., March 15, 2:30 - 5 p.m.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW Washington, DC 20008

Students interested in veterinary medicine are invited to attend the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges' (AAVMC) annual Veterinary Career Fair & Information Sessions event, where they will meet with admissions representatives from various medical colleges in the US and abroad, and gain information on careers in veterinary medicine and on applying to veterinary schools.    

Registration Deadline: Mon., March 16
Event Date and Time: Sat., April 4, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: 401 Hammer Health Sciences Building, Columbia University Medical Center, 701 West 168th Street

Students are invited to attend the Student National Dental Association's Impressions Program, which provides an opportunity to interact with current dental students, learn about the application and interview process, and practice using dental instruments and materials in a lab setting.

Application Deadline: Mon., March 16
Program Dates: Wed., May 29 - Fri., June 5

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine invites students to apply for its "Gateway to Dentistry" program, which is designed to introduce the wide range of career options associated with the dental profession.

Registration Deadline: Mon., March 23
Event Date and Time: Sat., March 28, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: NYU College of Dentistry, Room 220, 433 First Avenue

Students are invited to attend an open house to learn more about pursuing a career in dentistry at the NYU College of Dentistry.

Event Date and Time: Mon., March 30, 5:45 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Adelphi University Alumni House, Main Room, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
Registration Deadline: Wed., March 25

Adelphi University's Center for Health Innovation, and Winthrop University Hospital's Sports Medicine Program invite students to attend to a lecture and panel discussion on sports concussions.

Date and Time: Sat., March 28, 9:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Jordan Medical Education Center, 5th Floor, Law Auditorium, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

The Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia invites students to attend A Day in the Life: A Program for Students Underrepresented in Medicine, a day of interactive sessions on the medical school admissions process and transitioning to medical school.

Event Dates and Times: Mon., March 30, April 6, April 13, and April 20, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Conference Room, Counseling & Psychological Services, 8th Floor, Lerner Hall

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to join them for a four-session workshop on procrastination.

Application Deadline: Mon., March 30

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine invites students to apply for a Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship, which provides newly-accepted and continuing osteopathic medical students with a financial scholarship.

Event Dates: Mon., March 30 - Fri., April 3

From reenergizing after midterms to surviving finals to planning for graduation, this workshop series—created by GS students for GS students—provides tools for success for nontraditional students at various stages of their academic and professional careers. The schedule of events will be released in the upcoming weeks.

Next Speaker: Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University
Event Date and Time:
Wed., April 1, 4 - 5:30 p.m
Alumni Auditorium, Black Building, 650 West 168th Street

The Mailman School of Public Health invites students to attend this year's Grand Rounds on the Future of Public Health series: Next Gen Population Health.

Application Deadline: Wed., April 1

The SUNY College of Optometry invites students to the Summer Academic Program "Introduction to Vision and Optometry."

Next Speaker: Cheryl Mattingly*
Event Date and Time: Wed., April 1, 5 - 7 p.m.
The Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, 4th Floor, Physicians and Surgeons Building, 630 West 168th Street

*March 4, 2015 film screening and discussion with Peter Nicks has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Students are invited to attend Narrative Medicine Rounds, which are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.

Application Deadline: Thurs., April 2, 5 p.m.

GS Student Life invites Postbac Premed students to apply as Orientation Leaders for the Fall 2015 New Student Orientation Program.

Event Date: Sat., April 11, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Students are invited to attend the New England Science Symposium, which provides a forum for students to share their biomedical and health-related research activities, exchange ideas, engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences, and expand their professional networks.

Event Dates: April 20 - 24

Students are invited to take part in National ShaDO Week during which they can learn what it is like to be a medical student while interacting with current osteopathic medical students and faculty.

Topics Covered: Loan Repayment Program, Scholarship Program, and Health Professions Recruitment
Event Date and Time: April 28, 7 - 9 p.m.

The Indian Health Service (IHS) invites students to attend virtual career fairs where they can ask questions about working in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Event Time and Date: Wed., April 29, 4 - 5 p.m.
Event Location: Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 West 168th Street, 4th floor, room 401

The Institute of Human Nutrition of Columbia University Medical Center invites Postbac students to attend a lecture about the recent declines in the prevalence of childhood obesity, given by William H. Dietz, M.d., Ph.D. from the Milken Institute School of Public Health and Wellness at the George Washington University.

Event Dates: Thurs., June 11 - Sat., June 13
Location: Holiday Inn - Los Angeles International Airport, 9901 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Students are invited to attend the 15th Annual OldPreMeds National Conference, hosted by the National Society of Nontraditional Premedical and Medical Students.

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