University of Delaware

May 1: Medical school fair

Event connects pre-med students with recruiters, resources


10:08 a.m., April 30, 2013--Making Doctors, a registered student organization at the University of Delaware, will sponsor its third annual medical school fair from 12:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in Multipurpose Room A of the Trabant University Center.

The event is free and open to UD students as well as those from other institutions in the area.

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June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

Students planning on careers in medicine will have the opportunity to meet representatives from such medical schools as Thomas Jefferson, Temple and George Washington universities, the University of Maryland and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as medical recruiters from the Army, Navy and Air Force.

David Barlow, associate professor of behavioral health and nutrition and director of UD's new Center for Premedical and Health Profession Studies, will also be on hand to discuss the center's resources for assisting students pursuing careers in the health professions, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, physician assistant, advanced nurse practitioner, pharmacy and physical and occupational therapy.

Making Doctors is a club that aims to help students with "the daunting and often confusing task of applying to medical school" by preparing them for the admissions process and providing volunteer opportunities and campus and outside resources.

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