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Posted: April 22

The 2015-2016 Premedical Association Executive Board elections have closed, and results have been announced.

Posted: Thurs., April 16
Deadline: Tues., May 5, 5 p.m.

Positions are open for postbac students who want to get involved with GS Student Life on an event-by-event basis.

Posted: Jan. 23

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

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. 

Posted: March 27

Columbia Health and Sexual Violence Response invites students to participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) throughout April by attending various events, including lectures, film screenings, exercise classes and more.

Posted: Thurs., April 23

Registration for Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) exam dates is now open.

Next Event: The Changing Nature of Free Will
Event Date and Time: Sat., April 25, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street

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

Event Date and Time: Mon., April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Garden Room 1, Faculty House

Students are invited to join Men's Peer Education (MPE) for dinner and a discussion on "What Makes a Healthy Relationship."

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.

Registration Deadline: April 29
Event Date and Time: Tues., May 5, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard

The Columbia Zuckerman Institute invites students to a lecture by Dr. Walter Mischel, known for pioneering the Marshmallow Test, called "How Mind and Brain Enable Self-Control: The Marshmallow Test and Beyond."

Speaker: John M. Balbus, M.D., Ph.D.
Date and Time: Wed., April 29, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: 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.

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 Date and Time: Wed., April 29, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 401 Lerner Hall

Students are invited to an information session with Washington University School of Medicine.

Next Event: Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family
Event Date and Time: Thurs., April 30, 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.

Event Date and Time: Fri. May 1, 2-8 p.m.
Location: West Lobby, Hunter College, East 68th Street

Students interested in applying to medical school or residency programs are invited to attend the LGBTQ and Diversity Health Professional/ Residency Career Fair at Hunter College.

Event Date and Time: Fri., May 1, 4 - 8 p.m.
Location: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine invites prospective students and graduates to attend an upcoming Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Open House.

Next Event: Human Brain Evolution: Preclinical Modeling of the Mind & the Search for New Antidepressants
Event Date and Time: Sat., May 2, 10 a.m.
Location: Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute invites students to attend upcoming events and lectures hosted by The Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neurophsychoanalysis.

Next Event: Bioethicists in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Personal Reflections
Event Date and Time: Mon., May 4, 6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 602 Hamilton

The Columbia University Bioethics Program invites students to attend upcoming events.

Next Speaker: Susan Ball, M.D
Date and Time: Wed., May 6, 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Library, Room 401 Auditorium, 701 West 168th Street

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.

Event Date and Time: Fri., May 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University invites students interested in the rural Physician Shortage Area Program (PSAP) to attend an upcoming informational meeting.

Registration Deadline: Mon., May 11
Event Date and Time: Sat., May 16, 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Event Location: New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ

Students are invited to attend an information session about New Jersey Medical School's admissions process, curriculum, and student support services.

Application Deadline: Wed., May 27, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to apply to work as resident advisors for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Date and Time: June 8 - 12
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168th Street

The Program in Narrative Medicine of Columbia University and the American Medical Student Association invite students to an intensive Summer Institute to develop knowledge and skill in Narrative Medicine.

Event Date and Time: Wed., June 10, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alumni Auditorium, Health Science Education Building, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 395 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, NY

Students are invited to attend an information session at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, where they will receive information about the curriculum and admissions process, and will also have the opportunity to meet current students and take a campus tour.

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.

Event Date: Fri., June 19
Location: Bradenton, Florida; Erie, Pennsylvania; or Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Students are invited to attend an Open House at one of three locations of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) for osteopathic, pharmacy, and dental medicine. 

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