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
Dr. Tim Lane, an internist and infectious disease specialist at Cone Health System, will be giving a presentation to the BIO Club on Wednesday, October 23rd, at 5pm in Room 201 Sullivan Building. Dr. Lane's talk will be "Why can't we control annual Influenza in the 21st century?" The event is open to anyone who is interested in attending.
Dr. Janne Cannon, an Emerita Professor of Microbiology at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and now an Adjunct Professor at UNCG, who has been a member of the Admissions Committee at the UNC School of Medicine will be presenting her thoughts (and answering your questions) on applying to medical school and interviewing for medical school on Thursday, November 7th, from 5-6:15pm, in Room 355 Sullivan Building. Dr. Cannon also has expertise about MD/PhD programs.
Representatives from the SEP Program will be on campus to talk about their program on Wednesday, November 13th at 4pm in Room 312 Eberhart Building.
The S.E.P. Program has been around for over 40 years, preparing first year and sophomore college students from first generation, under-represented, rural, or financially disadvantaged backgrounds to be competitive applicants to the health professional programs of their choice. With over 90% of our S.E.P. Alums continuing on in their health professional goals, S.E.P. is one of the most successful programs of its kind, anywhere in the country.During the 8-week S.E.P. experience, S.E.P. Scholars will reside on the UNC campus and gain:
Membership of the Health Careers Advisory Committee –
Rob Cannon, Biology (Chair); Caitlin Saraphis, CASA; Ed Hellen, Physics; Kathleen Williams, School of Health and Human Sciences; George Michel , Psychology; Ron Morrison, Nutrition; Jason Reddick, Chemistry/Biochemistry.