Upcoming events for students interested in health careers:
Ongoing - Dr. Rob Cannon is a member of the Institutional Review Board at Cone Hospital. They review clinical research proposals from local physicians who are doing research in oncology, cardiology, critical care medicine, etc. This Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7:30-9am at the Heart Center at Cone Hospital. He is allowed to bring one or two students to the meetings to observe. We leave from the Stone Building parking lot at 7am. If you are interested in attending one of these meeting, you will need to sign up at my office, 441 Eberhart. The sign up sheet will be available on August 23rd.
Reminder - There is a Health Careers bulletin board on the first floor hallway of the Sullivan Science Building where Dr. Cannon posts items for students interested in health careers. It is suggested that you occasionally check this bulletin board when you are in the Sullivan Building.
Please also read the following FAQs about Health Career Advising: Health Career Advising FAQs & Answers
Important Meetings for Students Pursuing Health Careers
Staff Sergeant Christopher Tremallo will be on campus on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to talk with interested students about Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarships that are available for individuals going to dental, veterinary medical, optometry, clinical/counseling psychology, and medical school. Sergeant Tremallo will be at a table in the foyer of Sullivan Building from 10am to 1pm on Feb. 13th, and then he will be making a more comprehensive presentation at 4pm on the 13th in Room 310 Eberhart Building. This is a great opportunity to learn about how to pay for your medically related education.
Medical and Pharmacy students from UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University Schools of Medicine will be on campus to answer your questions on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 7pm in Room 200 Sullivan Building. This is a great meeting to learn from former UNCG students who are now in medical and pharmacy schools.
Dr. Tim Lane, an internist and infectious disease specialist at Cone Hospital, will be discussing "Healthcare Associated Infections" on Wednesday, March 6th, at 7:30pm in Room 136 Petty Science Building. Learn about how the hospital setting can be an infection risk to patients.
Dr. Samuel Jones, Trauma and Burn Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery, from the UNC School of Medicine will be on campus on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 7pm in Room 201 Sullivan Building. Dr. Jones received his bachelor's degree from Guilford College, his master's degree in Biology from UNCG, and his MD degree at UNC School of Medicine. He served as a surgeon in the US Navy. Dr. Jones has great perspectives about what it takes to gain admission to medical school and to be successful as a physician.
Dr. Elizabeth Eilers (Owner of The Cat Clinic here in Greensboro), and Dr. Jenessa Gjeltema (Zoological Medicine Resident at the NCSU Veterinary Medical School) will be on campus on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7pm in Room 227 Sullivan Building to answer your questions about what it is like to be a veterinarian.
A Personal Statement Writing Workshop will be held on Monday, April 22, 2013 from 7-9pm. Workshop will be held in Room 201 Sullivan Building.
Membership of the Health Careers Advisory Committee –
Rob Cannon, Biology (Chair); Todd Atchison, CASA; Ed Hellen, Physics; Bill Johnson, Health and Human Performance; Tom Kwapil, Psychology; Ron Morrison, Nutrition; Jason Reddick, Chemistry/Biochemistry.