This is a list of events and activities that may be of interest to students thinking about a career in a health field. 

Oct. 31, 2017

What to do this summer as a pre-med. Learn about summer programs geared toward pre-med students or students interested in a health career field. Discussion will include application process plus ways in which you can make yourself a competitive applicant. Sponsored by the Minority Association of Premedical Students. 7 p.m. in Noyce 2021.

Oct. 25, 2017

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is "committed to scholarship and educating future leaders for social justice in medicine and society." A representative will visit Grinnell on October 25; stop by the information session at 4 p.m. in Rosenfield Center 209. Sponsored by the Center for Careers, Life, and Service.

Oct. 24, 2017

SHPEP Information Session for first and second year students. The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on strengthening the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions. Presented by Denise Martinez, MD, University of Iowa.  Sponsored by the Minority Association of Premedical Students. 7 p.m. in Noyce 2021. 

Oct. 22, 2017

Insider View of MD and MD-PhD Career Pathways at NYU.  Timothy Cardozo, MD, New York University School of Medicine. Cardozo's research interests include molecular design, informatics, drug discovery, and vaccine design. He will be presenting his innovative research on HIV vaccine design, plus giving an insider's view on the MD and MD-PhD career pathways at NYU. Sponsored by the Minority Association of Premedical Students. 4 p.m. in Noyce 2021. 

Oct. 3, 2017

Dr. Peter Daniolos will talk about his work as a child psychiatrist and pursuing a career in medicine. Sponsored by the Minority Association of Premedical Students.  7 p.m. in Noyce Science Center, Room 2021.

Sept. 5, 2017

MAPS meeting. The Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS) will be discussing plans and upcoming events. The goals of MAPS are to support all Grinnell College students who are interested in pursuing a healthcare career, provide hands-on healthcare opportunities, strengthen the pre-med community at Grinnell College, and support underprivileged and underserved communities through service work. Sponsored by the Minority Association of Premedical Students.  7 p.m. in Noyce 2021.

Aug. 31, 2017

First-Year Pre-Health Student Meeting. The HPAC encourages new students to attend this presentation to learn about course requirements for medical schools and the functions of the committee. Presented by HPAC co-chairs. Identical meetings at noon and 4 p.m. in Science 2021; choose one to attend.