RSSArchive for September, 2012

HIV Docs May Be Missing Signs of Heart Disease

SAN FRANCISCO – Physicians treating HIV patients may need to be more alert to the early signs of cardiovascular disease, researchers said here.   People with HIV were more likely than others to already have serious coronary artery disease by the time they were given cardiac catheterization, according to Charles Hicks, MD, of Duke University […]

Cancer now No. 1 cause of death for U.S. Latinos

Cancer now No. 1 cause of death for U.S. Latinos

LA TIMES   Heart disease has fallen to second place for U.S. Latinos, says an American Cancer Society report, which adds that the order is reversed for the country as a whole.   Cancer has become the leading cause of death among U.S. Latinos, nosing past heart disease in 2009, researchers at the American Cancer […]

Pre-meds: Apply to Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholar's Program!

Pre-meds: Apply to Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholar’s Program!

“The Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program is an 11-week program that brings rising college seniors and recent college graduates to Washington, D.C., where they are placed in congressional offices and learn about health policy issues, with a focus on issues affecting racial and ethnic minority and underserved communities.” Find out more here!

Pre-meds: Preview Guide for the MCAT 2015 Exam!

The updated guide describes the new MCAT® exam’s content and format. Learn more here.

Pre-meds: Do what it takes to get into medical school

It is true that medicine is changing. And you can more than likely make more money in business or in banking. And at the time, I did not in fact have the grades to be accepted into medical school. I am here to tell you that you can get into medical school, even a stateside […]

Headed to the September NLI in Boston & looking for a way to get around?

Headed to the September NLI in Boston & looking for a way to get around?

Try the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority! It’s a cheap way to find a way to Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Sheraton Boston.   Plan your trip here!

Manage Your Stress

Manage Your Stress

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Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013 at Yale University

Attend or present at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale! We are currently accepting abstracts for presentation at the conference. September 30 is the final abstract deadline, and the registration rate increases after September 30. Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013 Presented by Unite For Sight, 10th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven, […]

National Leadership opportunity for MAPS Members

National Leadership opportunity for MAPS Members

National Leadership opportunity for MAPS Members!   However, you need to be a paid SNMA Associate member (snma.org).   The following National Executive positions are still available from the National Minority Association of Pre-Medical/Health Students Page (SNMA-MAPS):   Co-Director of Advocacy Co-Director of Membership Co-Social Director.   Please complete the interest form HERE.   Submit […]

Get Published in the JOURNAL OF THE STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION!

Get Published in the JOURNAL OF THE STUDENT NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION!