Oakland University
Pre-Professional Advising
Friday, October 7, 2022

Table of Content

Pre-Professional Advising Information
  • Important Pre-Professional Workshops 

Important Information 
All Students
  • Volunteering -- Make a Difference Day
  • Volunteering -- Gary Burnstein Free Clinic in Pontiac
  • Student Org Meetings -- Pre-PA, EMBS, Minorities in Medicine, Pre-Med, Pre-OT, CPPHS
Medical Students
  • Michigan Medical Schools Panel -- Michigan Medical Education Day
  • OU Health Science Event -- Virtual Pre-Professional Session - Med School
  • Event - Caribbean School (Dinner with Doctor Event)
  • Fair - DO Medical School Fair
  • Info Session - Carle Illinois (Engineering-Based College of Medicine)
  • Major Option - Medical Physics
Physician Assistant Students
  • Fee Assistance -- CASPA Fee Waiver Program
Pharmacy Students
  • Virtual Fair -- Virtual Illinios Pharmacy School Fair
Physical Therapy Students
  •  Info Session -- OU PT Info Session
Veternary Students
  • Event -- West Michigan Pre-Vet Symposium

Pre-Professional Advising Information 

Prefessional Advising encourages students to attend our upcoming workshops for Fall 2022 Semester - Link to sign-up

  • Getting Started Workshop - Audience: Freshman, New Transfers or those just starting the process.
  • Application/Test Prep Workshop - Audience: Juniors/Seniors applying this year.

Volunteering -- OU Make a Difference Day

OU Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 15

Are you, or your student organization, interested in volunteering on OU's campus or  in the Metro Detroit Community? Do you enjoy community service? Come join non-profits and for profit organizations in the surrounding neighborhoods to help meet the needs of the people they serve. Whether you're removing invasive plants and planting trees, assisting in a food pantry, wrapping toys, cleaning up OU's campus, or working registration at OU's Homecoming, your participation will MAKE A DIFFERENCE!! Click here to sign up and for more information. 

Volunteering -- Gary Burnstein Free Clinic in Pontiac

Gary Burnstein Clinic is actively seeking volunteers who can, or want to learn to, counsel patients on medications, scribe, interpret, and triage patients as an MA, dental assistant, dental training, dental Xray certification, case management, social determinants of health, social work support.

Student Org Meetings -- Pre-PA, EMBS, Minorities in Medicine, Pre-Med, Pre-OT, CPPHS

Upcoming Student Org Meetings - Pre-PA

  • Pre-Physician Assistant - October 11th 5pm,  OC 125 (Guest Speaker - Michael who is a PA student at the University of Detroit Mercy)
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biological Sciences - October 18th noon, OC Gold Rooms B/C (Dr. Kevin Watts holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics from the University of Minnesota) 
  • Minorites in Medicine - October 12th 6pm, OC 128 (Oakland William Beaumont School of Medicine Admissions)
  • Pre-Medcial Society - October 13th noon, Virtual Dr. Anthony Zaki, MD (Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery))
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy - October 13th 5:30pm, Google Meets (General Meeting)
  • Pre-Pharmacy Society - November 10th 3pm, Microsoft Teams (Concordia University)
  • Chaldena Pre-Professional Health Society - October 10th 6pm, Zoom (General Meeting)

Michigan Medical Schools Panel -- Michigan Medical Education Day

You are invited to attend Michigan Medical Education Day (MMED) 2022. This will be a free virtual event.

The evening will include an Admissions Director panel as well as a panel of current medical students.

Event information
Date: October 26, 2022
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Registration opens 

OU Health Science Event -- Virtual Pre-Professional Session - Med School

Zoom link :
all interested students are welcome to attend...questions contact hs@oakland.edu

Event - Caribbean School (Dinner with Doctor Event)

Andiamo Detroit Riverfront
400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI, 48243
October 13 | 6:30 PM (CT)

Fair - DO Medical School Fair

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) invites you to meet with representatives from colleges of osteopathic medicine from the comfort of your own home! Join us on December 7, 2022 for our exciting, free Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo!

Info Session - Carle Illinois (Engineering-Based College of Medicine)

Major Option - Medical Physics

Medical Physical 

Articile in Oakland Post

Fee Assistance -- CASPA Fee Waiver Program

Before you submit your application, we encourage you to consider our CASPA Fee Waiver Program

Financially disadvantaged applicants are encouraged to review qualifications here.  

Virtual Fair -- Virtual Illinios Pharmacy School Fair

Illinois Pharmacy Schools Virtual Fair
When: Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4-6pm CDT
Where: Virtual – Join us on Zoom
Cost: This experience is free

Visit our website to find more information and registration details. The Zoom link will be provided after registering for the event.
Contact Illinois.pharmacy.schools@gmail.com with any questions.

 Info Session -- OU PT Info Session

Friday, October 21st at 11:30 a.m.

The DPT admissions coordinator will be hosting in-person DPT Informational Meetings.  Virtual option will also be offered for those who are unable to attend in person.

If you would like to attend, please email dptadmissions@oakland.edu

Event -- West Michigan Pre-Vet Symposium

Visit the Eventbrite site for ticket purchases and more information about the event. 
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