HPRC!, PA Virtual Fair, EP/F Panel, Volunteer & Job Opportunities & more!
HPRC!, PA Virtual Fair, EP/F Panel, Volunteer & Job Opportunities & more!
Tufts Undergraduate Education
Friday, MarCH 26, 2021
If you are planning to apply to medical, dental, podiatry or optometry schools in this coming application cycle, you will need to register with the Health Professions Recommendation Committee (HPRC) in order to receive a letter packet and support from the Health Professions Advising office. 

Click here to access HPRC Registration

Registration closes on April 1 at 11:59 pm ET and you will have to gather and organize several components in order to register, so be sure to plan accordingly.
Susana is now available to meet with student from all years! Amanda will continue to meet only with Juniors, Seniors and Alumni and prioritize those students who will be applying this cycle (this includes first-time HPRC applicants and re-applicants.
Check out the links in the sidebar to schedule an appointment!
Tuesday, April 13th│6 pm EST │ Virtual Event 
This workshop is being hosted by the StAAR Center. It will help you understand the purpose of the personal statement for your applications and begin the writing process. Discussion and activities will help brainstorm possible topics, choose a focus, and organize your essay so that it reflects your future goals. 
Friday, April 2nd│12 - 1 pm EDT │ Virtual Event 
The Advising Deans are hosting a panel to discuss the EP/F grading option and considerations for post-graduate plans (both employment and graduate school), study abroad, and research/scholarship. Amanda Stone will be on the panel to talk about how EP/F impacts pre-health students.
This is an excellent opportunity to understand how EP/F grading may impact your applications and future plans so be sure to join!
Zoom Link: Click Here
As we approach the advising and registration period, please join us for our group advising sessions and drop in chats to make sure you have all your prehealth questions answers.
As always, our schedule is on the sidebar of this newsletter and posted on our website!
Wednesday, April 7th│9 am - 9 pm EST│ Virtual Event
Be sure to check out these helpful resources from Handshake to help you make the most of the site as you search for jobs, internships and other experiences to develop your candidacy:
The global pandemic changed how we interact with one another and how we approach volunteer opportunities. Many organizations have pivoted away from in-person volunteering, but that does not make the virtual opportunities any less valuable to your development as a prehealth student!
Take a look at our list of over 100+ volunteer opportunities in the area. We will be updating this list throughout the semester, so be sure to check back often!
Below is an organization that has openings and can help you develop several competencies! 
Hearty Meals for All aims to meet a community need by providing wholesome meals that incorporate fresh produce, lean meats, and fresh dairy products. They use local ingredients whenever possible and all meals are homemade - so processed food is kept to a minimum.
Meals are served in a warm welcoming atmosphere where individuals and families can enjoy their food, socialize and have a good time. In addition to delicious food, meals often include live music, SNAP registration and other outreach efforts, and more. Many guests come every single month, and the connections built together strengthen throughout the year. 
Hearty Meals for All are made possible by volunteers and other do-gooders – and that could include YOU!
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA
Full-time position
The Research Assistant (Integrative Physiology & Metabolism)
will be part of a laboratory that investigates the basic mechanisms by which exercise has beneficial effects on health.  Using a wide variety of research methods and procedures - their studies focus on skeletal muscle signaling and metabolism as related to diabetes, adipose tissue biology, and the effects of maternal exercise on offspring metabolic health. 

Working effectively with the other members of the research team, this role will be responsible for biochemical assays, genotyping mice, cell culture experiments, muscle and adipose tissue incubation studies, and experiments of in vivo metabolism.  Additionally, this role may cooperate work with research fellows; handle and study small lab animals; collect and process tissues; perform biochemical, enzymatic, molecular, immunological and physiological tests; use of radioactive tracers; maintain and organize records; calculate, compile and graph data; and prepare presentations and reports. 
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Full-time position
The Medical Practice Evaluation Center (MPEC) is seeking Research Assistants (Clinical Research Coordinators) to work with an internationally recognized multidisciplinary team from Massachusetts General Hospital dedicated to improving clinical outcomes, increasing value in health policy, and informing global public health through innovative research, collaboration, and education.

Research Assistants will work with investigators in the Simulation Modeling and Economics Program to conduct clinical and cost-effectiveness analyses on key aspects of HIV disease management (as well as other chronic and infectious disease treatment and prevention) and/or with investigators in the Outcomes and Implementation Science Program to develop, implement, and evaluate interventions to improve engagement in medical care in the United States and international settings.

Click here to learn more and to apply!
Amanda, Ericka and Susana
Health Professions Group Advising
March 26: No Session - Spring Recess
Please note that group advising sessions will now be held on Tuesdays at 2:00 pm EDT.
Tuesday, March 30: HPRC 
Tuesday, April 6: General Advising
Tuesday, April 13: General Advising
Health Professions Advising Virtual Chats
Open session for all class years and alumni:
For HPRC Applicants (For those considering applying or re-applying to health professions schools):
Advance registration is not required.
March 29
Spring Recess ends; Classes Resume
April 5 - April 23
Advising Period
April 12
Last Day for Undergraduate AS&E students to WITHDRAW from courses and recieve a grade of W
April 19
Patriots' Day - No Classes
Visit the Pre-Health Advising Website
Opportunities for Pre-health Students During COVID
Questions? Email Prehealth@tufts.edu
Part of being a successful prehealth student means that you know how to take care of yourself so you can effectively care for others. We encourage all students to make use of the following resources: 

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