April 25,2023; 4:10PM-5:00PM
Join us for a conversation with Drs. Dan Bills, DMD, MS (LC ‘97) and Jonathan Burke, DMD (LC P ’26) to hear their perspectives on their professions and the increasingly essential team-bases of their respective practice. Their wide-ranging scope and experiences will be shared in this panel discussion that should be intriguing to all who are considering careers in the health professions.
Dr. Bills is the founder of Innovative Orthodontics (NJ). He serves on the Orthodontic Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been honored as “Teacher of the Year”.
Dr. Burke is a principal at South Jersey Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (NJ). He has pioneered the use of craniofacial implants and patient-based stem cells for bone anchoring and grafting techniques. He has been a surgeon with the Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Club for over two decades.
April 4,2023; 4:10PM-5:00PM
Please join us for an information session with Ms. Krysi Davis, the General Admissions Senior Coordinator at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Ms. Davis will provide a general overview of the dental school application process as well as specific information about the VCU’s mission and their D.D.S. curriculum.
For more information about the VCU School of Dentistry, please visit their official website at https://dentistry.vcu.edu/programs/dds/.
March 22,2023; 4:30PM-5:00PM
Join the Lafayette Alumni who are working at the National Institutes of Health(NIH). They will share their experience and answer all of your questions.
Link to Register via Handshake
March 9,2023; 4:10PM-5:00PM EDT in RISC 104
Interviews are a key element in your application for any health professions school. Join us as we discuss general strategies and tips in preparation for interviewing.
March 8,2023; 4:10PM-5:00PM EDT in RISC 104
At this free clinic, you will have the opportunity to learn common suturing skills and techniques for closing a wound. You will also receive a brief overview of the U.S. Army’s Medical School Scholarship Program (HPSP). There are limited spots available. To attend, please RSVP at the Qualtrics link below by Friday, March 3, 2023.
February 22, 2023; 5:00PM-6:30PM EDT
This panel will include a brief presentation on the profession and will transition to a Q&A panel with current students and professionals in the field. Panelists are:
February 21,2023; 12:15PM-1PM *Lunch Provided*
Join us to learn about a Certified Nursing Aide Training Program and how you can benefit from obtaining a CNA certification as you explore your career interest in the health professions. This training course is offered free of charge by the Gracedale Nursing Home in Northampton County. To attend, please register via Handshake.
February 9, 2023; 6:30PM-7:30PM
This virtual panel will host a group of successful alumni who took a “glide” year before applying to a health professional school. Join us to hear about their experiences completing a post-bacc program or working in clinical research…and maybe they can help you solidify your career decisions while enhancing your application portfolio.
January 30, 2023; 4:30PM-6:00PM
Having a rough time moving forward on your personal statement? Looking for some additional ways to tell your story? Join us at this interactive session to learn the tools and tips that will help you enhance your personal statement for your health professions school. Please note that you must bring a few paragraphs of your HP essay to use for peer editing
Are you considering a career in the Health Professions? Come learn what it takes to get started in preparing for medical, podiatry, dental, veterinary and optometry schools. Not quite certain what area of health professions interests you? We can also direct you to guidance on sorting out allied health fields and ways to help you make decisions. This session will include a 30–45-minute presentation with a plenty of time for questions and answers.
Join us to learn what it takes to get started in preparing your application to medical, podiatry, dental, veterinary or optometry school. We will go over the required coursework information, application timeline and important resources. We will also offer advice on related activities that will enhance your application portfolio.
Join us for our virtual networking event offered in conjunction with the Alumni Relations Office and the Gateway Career Center as part of Homecoming weekend programming. This is your chance to connect with alumni who work in various health-related careers as well as those currently enrolled in a health professional school. You will receive a Zoom link upon registration. The deadline to register is October 12, 2022.
Join us as we discuss the entire trajectory you will need to traverse to your career in health professions. How to assess your portfolio realistically. How to judge your competitiveness honestly. How to establish decision trees to reach your goals. Additionally, this session will help you decide whether you are ready to apply to health professions schools (medical, dental, optometry or veterinary school) in the next application cycle (Spring 2023).
You are pretty certain that you plan to apply to health professions school (medical, dental, optometry or veterinary school) in this cycle. Now is the time to come hear the nuts and bolds of what it will take to launch your campus health professions application. Invest your time now to pay off on that official HP application.