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UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference

UC Berkeley AMSA

Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)

Berkeley, CA

UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference: Early Bird (1st Priority Entrance Until 8:30 AM)
Registration before February 26, 2011 at 11:55 PM is free. Registration on/after February 27 is $5. All registrants before March 4 at 11:55 pm entered into MCAT Raffle (must be present to win). All Early Bird registrants will be granted priority entrance to the conference until 8:30 AM.
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UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference: Early Bird Wait List (2nd Priority Entrance)
Registration before February 26 at 11:55 PM is FREE. All registrants before March 4 at 11:55 PM entered into MCAT Raffle (must be present to win). First priority entrance will be given to Early Bird registrants. In the case that Early Bird registrants do not arrive by 8:30 AM, 2nd priority wait listed registrants will be admitted to the conference. In the past, we HAVE been able to accommodate all Early Bird and 2nd priority wait listed registrants in the conference rooms.
Ended Free $0.00
UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference: Early Bird Wait List (3rd Priority Entrance)   more info Ended Free $0.00
UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference: Regular Wait List (4th Priority Entrance)   more info Ended $5.00 $1.26

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Event Details

 

Hosted by the

UC Berkeley Premedical American Medical Student Association


Platinum Sponsors ($1000+)

Associated Students of the University of California

Bay Area Health Careers Opportunities Program

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions

 

Bronze Sponsor ($25-50)

Phi Delta Epsilon

 

Also sponsored by the Cal Health Coalition, Center for Public Health Practice, UCB Post-Bac American Medical Student Association, UC Berkeley Center for Health Leadership, UC Berkeley Extension, and UC Berkeley School of Public Health

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Saturday, March 5, 2010

9:00 - 4:30 PM (Check-in 8:00 - 8:55 am)

Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley

Interactive Map: http://berkeley.edu/map/3dmap/3dmap.shtml

Attire is Business Casual

 

Free AMSA CD-ROM with Pre-Medical Survival Guide and conference materials (program, speaker bios, brochures, etc.) for all attendees.

 

Includes breakfast and lunch

 

Admission:

- Free registration before February 26 at 11:55 PM

- $5 per person February 27 - March 4 at 11:55 PM

- $8 per person at the door (space permitting)

 

Register by March 4 at 11:55 PM and your name will be entered in a drawing to win a FREE Kaplan MCAT or GRE Prep Course!  You must be present at the time of the drawing to win the course.

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Conference Program

9:00 - 9:55 AM

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Ivan, Resident of Neurosurgery, UCSF

 

10:00 - 10:55 AM

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patricia Buffler, Professor of Epidemiology and Dean Emerita, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 

10:55 - 11:10 AM

Break


11:10 - 11:55 AM

  • Post-Bac Programs: Who, What, When, Where, Why - Dr. Barry Rothman, Director of Pre-Health Professions Certificate Program, SFSU
  • MD vs. DO: Distinguishing the Degrees - Dr. Patrick Brown, UC Berkeley Extension
  • Community Engagement for Premeds - Marcella Anthony, Community Outreach Manager, Stanford School of Medicine
  • Leadership In Health: Facilitating Group Meetings - Jen Lachance, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 

11: 55 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

Medical/Graduate School Fair

Volunteer Organization Fair

 

1:00 - 1:45 PM

  • AMCAS 101 - Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
  • Graduate School 101 - Kelechi Uwaezuoke, MPH, HCOP Program Manager, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Women's Health...What's new?  What's next? - Dr. John Armstrong, Gynaecologist
  • The AMSA Advantage - Albert Aguilera, National AMSA Premedical Regional Director

 

1:45 - 2:30 PM

  • Interview Skills - Dara Ziegelmeier, Pre-Health Adviser, UC Berkeley Career Center
  • Cultural Humility and Change - Dr. Melanie Tervalon, Pediatrician and Health Care Consultant
  • Making the Decisions: Ethics in Health - Dr. Harvey Kayman, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 

2:30 - 2:40 PM

Break


2:40 - 3:25 PM

  • A Winning Personal Statement - Dara Ziegelmeier, Pre-Health Adviser, UC Berkeley Career Center
  • LifeWraps for Global Health - Carinne Meyer, DrPH Candidate, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Medical Student Panel - UCSF and UC Davis Medical Students

3:25 - 4:10 PM

  • Mastering the MCAT - Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
  • Public Speaking in Public Health - Stephanie Stramotas, MPH Candidate, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Public Health Student Panel - UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 

4:10 - 4:30 PM

Closing and Grand Prize MCAT/GRE Raffle

 

Individual Mock Interviews (Limited Availability; Sign Up During Check-In) - Kaplan and UC Berkeley Career Center

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Parking

For more information: http://pt.berkeley.edu/park/public/campus#ulots

- Underhill Garage (Channing Way, between Bowditch and College Ave.)

- Lower Hearst Garage (Bancroft, between College and Bowditch)

- Durant Garage (Durant, between Telegraph and Dana)

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Accomodations

Should you be traveling to our conference from outside the Bay Area, there are several hospitable housing options:

- Bancroft Hotel: http://www.bancrofthotel.com/

- Hotel Durant: http://www.hoteldurant.com/

- Hotel Shattuck: http://www.hotelshattuckplaza.com/

- Holiday Inn Express: http://www.hiexberkeley.com/

- Berkeley (Piedmont) Hostel: http://berkeleyhostel.com/

Have questions about UC Berkeley Pre-Health Conference? Contact UC Berkeley AMSA

When & Where


Wheeler Hall
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 94704

Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)


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