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| LITTLE ROCK — The College of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Range, Fairness and Inclusion is now accepting purposes for Well being Profession College, a program for college students excited about pursuing careers in well being care or analysis.
Well being Profession College offers highschool and undergraduate college students from underrepresented minority teams with publicity to well being careers and help moving into medical college.
The applying deadline is Feb. 18 for Well being Profession College packages in Little Rock and Pine Bluff.
The Summer time Analysis Internship program is open to college students of their final two years of highschool or their first two years of faculty. This eight-week program permits college students to increase their understanding of well being careers by spending 5 days every week in laboratory settings, working with mentors and studying easy methods to conduct science-based analysis. This program is accessible in Little Rock from Could 26-Aug. 4.
Freshman and sophomore faculty college students may also study extra about careers in well being care by means of the Pre-Well being Summer time Students Program. Individuals find out about cutting-edge medical therapies and expertise, they usually get the possibility to collaborate with leaders within the well being care business. This program, which is accessible in Little Rock and Pine Bluff, runs from June 5-30.
The eight-week Pre-Medical Summer time Students program focuses on getting college students into medical college. Premedical college students obtain mentorship from school members and medical college students, they usually get skilled help with preparation for the Medical Faculty Admission Check (MCAT) and their medical college purposes. This program, which runs from June 5-Aug. 4, is accessible in Little Rock and Pine Bluff.
Well being Profession College additionally helps college students by means of the HBCU Med Monitor Program, a partnership with the College of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Philander Smith Faculty. College students from these traditionally Black schools and universities obtain profession steerage and educational sources from UAMS.
The HBCU Med Monitor consists of two yearlong program choices. The Anesthesia Tech Pipeline program works with college students who’ve graduated faculty however aren’t ready to go on to medical college, serving as a niche yr throughout which college students are educated and employed as anesthesia technicians at UAMS. The Serving Underrepresented Populations by means of Engagement and Analysis (SUPER) program, which begins in July and concludes in Could, teaches faculty college students what it means to be researchers.
Many of the packages supply stipends to college students who take part.
To see this system necessities and apply, go to https://ddei.uams.edu/outreach-programs/health-career-u/. These excited about receiving extra data can e mail [email protected].
UAMS is the state’s solely well being sciences college, with schools of Medication, Nursing, Pharmacy, Well being Professions and Public Well being; a graduate college; a hospital; a principal campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide community of regional campuses; and 7 institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Most cancers Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Backbone & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Analysis Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Growing older, Translational Analysis Institute and Institute for Digital Well being & Innovation. UAMS consists of UAMS Well being, a statewide well being system that encompasses all of UAMS’ medical enterprise. UAMS is the one grownup Stage 1 trauma middle within the state. UAMS has 3,240 college students, 913 medical residents and fellows, and 5 dental residents. It’s the state’s largest public employer with greater than 11,000 workers, together with 1,200 physicians who present care to sufferers at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Youngsters’s, the VA Medical Heart and Baptist Well being. Go to www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Discover us on Fb, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.