Friday, November 11, 2016

Event: Study Abroad Information Session for Pre-Health Students TUE Nov 15

Are you interested in learning more about Study Abroad options specific for a Pre-Health student?
We invite you to attend this session hosted by Dean Cohen and Dean Wendy Garay from the International and Intercultural Student Programs Office!

When: Tuesday Nov 15th 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Where: 903 Altschul
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Opportunity: 2017 Summer Clinical Research Program in Pediatrics

This email is a paid announcement being sent as a service to
Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital @ HackensackUMC.
 Please direct your inquiries to them.

2017 Summer Clinical
Research Program in Pediatrics

Application Requirements & Qualifications
Application materials must include a completed online application, a resume, unofficial transcript, and two letters of academic recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the letter writers.  All materials should be sent electronically to THE SUBJECT OF EMAIL SHOULD CONTAIN THE APPLICANT'S NAME. 

Application Process
All application materials must be submitted and received by January 20, 2017. Exceptional applicants will be asked to schedule a brief phone interview in mid-February. All applicants will be notified regarding acceptance by the end of March.

Program Dates
Each applicant is required to make at least a full-time (approximately 9am-5pm), eight-week commitment from June 5th to July 28th, with a two day mandatory orientation on June 1st and 2nd

Contact Information
The 2017 Summer Clinical Research Program is coordinated by Dr. Ginger Janow. Questions regarding the program and/or application process should be directed to

30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Program Description
Hackensack University Medical Center offers an 8-week research volunteer position during the summer to 8-10 outstanding undergraduate, post baccalaureate, and first year medical students interested in gaining clinical research experience.
The 2017 Summer Clinical Research Volunteer Program in Pediatrics at Hackensack University Medical Center offers pre-medical and medical students the opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor on one or more research projects related to their specific sub-specialty. The primary focus of this position is clinical research and writing. Each departmental track of the program will grant admission to 2-3 students. These students will have the unique opportunity to join a faculty member in completing an ongoing research project and/or create a new project proposal with his or her mentor's guidance. Students will also gain valuable insight into the publication process, including opportunities to participate in co-authorship of research projects in peer-reviewed pediatric journals.
While participating in the program, students will be invited and encouraged to attend pediatric grand rounds as well as other lectures of interest available through the Department of Pediatrics at The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital. The program also includes a dedicated lecture series on the basics of clinical research including a background on evidence based medicine, ethics of research and fundamental statistics. There will also be opportunities for students to shadow clinical staff members throughout the program to provide clinical exposure.
Students who are interested in science, medicine, and clinical research are encouraged to apply to the 2017 Summer Clinical Research Volunteer program. The program is open to undergraduates, post baccalaureate and medical students. The ideal applicant is a student aspiring to attend a graduate program in medicine with a strong academic record and an interest in pediatrics.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Announcement: Dean Cohen's Walk In Hours Next Week

Monday Nov 14th 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Tuesday Nov 15th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Friday Nov 18th 10:00 am to 11:00 am