FALL QUARTER 2017
Week 0: BOARD MEETING ONLY
Week 1: OUR FIRST OFFICIAL MEETING OF THE QUARTER
=>Topic: Introductions + Volunteering Part 1: guest talks about the importance of volunteering as a pre-medical student in college (in terms of medical school and for future)
=>Topic: Volunteering Part 2: Information on volunteering opportunities both on campus and outside out of UCLA.
=>Topic: Research Part 1: what does it mean to do research now as a pre-medical student + how does a doctor balance a life which involved seeing patients and always doing research as well.
=>Topic: Shadowing: MiOra Virtual Shadowing Program Presentation- the founder of the program will come speak to our members about his program and how it can benefit our members and any pre-medical students.
=>Guest: Dr. Ozlem Equils (Founder of MiOra Virtual Shadowing Program)
=>Topic: What Does It Take To Be A Doctor?- Part 1
=>Topic: What Does It Take To Be A Doctor? -Part 2: Tips on how to be a successful pre-medical student during your undergraduate years, and continue on your way to on going to medical school and becoming a doctor !
=>Topic: What Types Of Organizations on Campus Do Pre-meds Typically Become Involved In?
Week 8: THANKSGIVING NO MEETING!
=>Topic: Exploring Alternative Careers In Healthcare (such as DO, PA, NP, etc.)
Week 10 and finals: NO MEETING ! Good luck with your finals everyone!!!
Spring Quarter 2017
(Thursday 4/6/2017): Current medical student Taylor Hobson, about med school applications and med school life
(Thursday 4/13/2017): Suzie Fang from Western University in Pomona admissions
(Thursday 4/20/2017): Current medical student Taylor Hobson, about med school applications and med school life
(Thursday 5/4/2017): Information about the MCAT from Kaplan representative Katherine Rose
(Saturday 5/6/2017) Deadline for PPA Officer Applications
(Thursday 5/18/2017): Speaker Dr. Russell Kerbel, speaking about his specialty (internal medicine hospitalist)
(Thursday 6/1/2017): Speaker Shota Yamamoto (UCLA Radiology Resident)
Winter Quarter 2017
(Thursday 1/12/2017): Dr. Hooman T. Mir of the Western University of Health Science (LECA program)
(Wednesday 1/18/2017): California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser (Flyer)
(Thursday 1/19/2017): Information about the MCAT from Kaplan representative Katherine Rose
(Thursday 2/2/2017): Tom Hueller from Ross University
(Thursday 2/23/2017): Farah Zerehi from the USC Global Medicine Program
(Tuesday 2/28/2017): Melvin Lunkins from Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fall Quarter 2016
(Tuesday 9/20/2016): PPA at UCLA’s Enormous Activities Fair
(Wednesday 9/21/2016): Fundraiser with Native Foods (more info)
(Sunday 9/25/2016): Premed Seminar with Dr. Houman Hemmati
(Thursday 9/29/2016): First PPA Meeting of the quarter, with UCLA neuroradiology resident Shota Yamamoto as speaker
(Thursday 10/6/2016): Dr. Hooman T. Mir of the Western University of Health Science will speak about the LECA program, a very prestigious one week training program in clinic anatomy
(Thursday 10/13/2016): Club Fair for UCLA Volunteer Organizations
(No Meeting! Good luck on midterms!)
(Thursday 10/27/2016): Dr. Anna Barbara Moscicki, who specializes in adolescent medicine, will talk about her medical journey and will hold a Q&A session.
(No meeting due to cancellation from speaker)
(Thursday 11/10/2016): Dr. Albert Bui MD from the geriatrics department.
Week 8, Week 9, and Week 10:
(No meeting due to Thanksgiving/Finals! It was great seeing everyone this quarter!)