Friday, November 3, 2017

Opportunity: Volunteer at Bellevue!

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Patient Navigator Volunteer Program at Bellevue Hospital
Position title:  Patient Navigator Volunteer
Employer:  Bellevue Hospital
Address:  462 1st Ave, Medicine/Geriatrics Clinic
Intended start date:  Winter 2017
Contact: Harriet Fisher (

Program Objective:
  • Provide Medicine/Geriatrics clinic with assistance in coordinating patient care and connecting patients with resources
  • Participate in efforts under study entitled “Transforming Health Care Systems through Interprofessional Training and Health Professional Team Development in Primary Care in Urban Underserved Settings.”
  • Ensure that patients are able to easily participate in their care process, meaning patients are aware of where they are in the care process and patients are easily able to find the appropriate locations for the care they require
  • Compassionately coordinate and organize patient flow, including crowd control, queue management, and equitable service provision to all patients
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills and professionalism
  • wort least 3-12  hours of availability on weekdays (generally 8-11am or 12-3pm)
  • 1 year commitment
  • Bilingual is a plus (Spanish, Mandarin, Bengali preferred)
  • We will screen applicants based of their resumes and cover letter and select candidates for an interview.
  • Upon clearance by Bellevue volunteer office, we ask volunteers to complete the CITI training tutorial and two Bellevue orientation sessions
  • Please email a resume and two professional references to; offers will be made on a rolling basis

Summer Volunteer Opportunity: NYU Project Healthcare Applications now open!

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More information and, more specifically, the application for Project Healthcare can be accessed through this link. The application for Project Healthcare 2018 is now open and will officially close on Sunday, January 7th at 11:59pm. The application requires the submission of a personal statement, an updated resume and two letters of recommendation. Please note that no particular previous experiences are required. Each year, in selecting our volunteers, we look for a diverse group of students with equally diverse interests and experiences. We welcome any questions, should you have them.

Before emailing any questions, please visit our FAQs tab. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Anthony Orneta, Project Healthcare Project Coordinator at No phone calls, please.

Event: Q&A with Dean Cohen, sponsored by NPMS!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Event: Medical Student for a Day at NY Med

Dear Future MD,

The New York Medical College chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is proud to present a unique opportunity for students to gain more knowledge about the field of medicine through our annual “Medical Student for a Day” program. We pride our organization’s mission of academic excellence and community service, and one of our major goals is to provide support and opportunities to present and future underrepresented medical students. Through our programs, we want to encourage and inspire students to be brilliant, unique, competent, knowledgeable, and diverse contributors to the medical field.
"Medical Student for a Day” is a unique opportunity to experience the life of a medical student. This year’s program will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 9 AM - 3 PM (lunch will be provided). The tentative schedule for the day entails of talks with our very own deans on professionalism and success in medical school, and on how to be a competitive medical school applicant! In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to attend one of the medical student lectures, engage in a Question and Answer session with current medical students, and participate in medically/clinically related workshops. It will be a day where you get a firsthand look at the medical student perspective.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please complete the following short and concise application ASAP:

Application Found Here

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at

We wish you all the best and look forward to meeting with you soon.


Student National Medical Association
New York Medical College


If you would like more information regarding the 
Student National Medical Association (SNMA - for medical students) or the Minority Association for Pre-medical Students (MAPS - for collegiate students) please see below:

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Opportunity: Take a Barnard Student to Work- Dental Shadowing available

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Take a Barnard Student to Work is an opportunity for current Barnard students to visit the workplace of an alumna match and participate in a job shadowing experience. This day allows students to get a first-hand look at a company’s culture, along with the day-to-day aspects of a particular industry or position. Most of all, students get the invaluable opportunity to network with enthusiastic alumnae and build connections in their field of interest. The fall semester event is on Friday, November 17th from 10am-1pm. The registration form is available on handshake and the deadline to apply is this Friday, November 3rd

One remaining spot is available to shadow a general dentist who owns her own practice

Event: Save the Date for NPMS Volunteer Fair

Monday, October 30, 2017

Dean Cohen Cancelling Walk-ins Today Oct 30th

Dear Students,

Unfortunately, Dean Cohen's walk-ins today are canceled. We apologize for this sudden inconvenience and Dean Cohen thanks you in advance for understanding.