Calendar

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)

Week 2:

=>Topic: Volunteering Part 2: Information on volunteering opportunities both on campus and outside out of UCLA.

Week 3:

=>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.

Week 4:

=>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)

Week 5:

=>Topic: What Does It Take To Be A Doctor?- Part 1

Week 6:

=>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 !

Week 7:

=>Topic: What Types Of Organizations on Campus Do Pre-meds Typically Become Involved In?

Week 8: THANKSGIVING NO MEETING!

Week 9:

=>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

Week 1:

(Thursday 4/6/2017):  Current medical student Taylor Hobson, about med school applications and med school life

Week 2:

(Thursday 4/13/2017):  Suzie Fang from Western University in Pomona admissions

Week 3:

(Thursday 4/20/2017):  Current medical student Taylor Hobson, about med school applications and med school life

Week 5:

(Thursday 5/4/2017): Information about the MCAT from Kaplan representative Katherine Rose

(Saturday 5/6/2017) Deadline for PPA Officer Applications

Week 7:

(Thursday 5/18/2017): Speaker Dr. Russell Kerbel, speaking about his specialty (internal medicine hospitalist)

Week 9:

(Thursday 6/1/2017): Speaker Shota Yamamoto (UCLA Radiology Resident)


Winter Quarter 2017

Week 1:

(Thursday 1/12/2017):  Dr. Hooman T. Mir of the Western University of Health Science (LECA program)

Week 2:

(Wednesday 1/18/2017):  California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser (Flyer)
(Thursday 1/19/2017): Information about the MCAT from Kaplan representative Katherine Rose

Week 4:

(Thursday 2/2/2017):  Tom Hueller from Ross University

Week 7:

(Thursday 2/23/2017):  Farah Zerehi from the USC Global Medicine Program

Week 8:

(Tuesday 2/28/2017):  Melvin Lunkins from Wayne State University School of Medicine


Fall Quarter 2016

Zero Week:

(Tuesday 9/20/2016):  PPA at UCLA’s Enormous Activities Fair
(Wednesday 9/21/2016):  Fundraiser with Native Foods (more info)

Week 1:

(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

Week 2:

(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

Week 3:

(Thursday 10/13/2016):  Club Fair for UCLA Volunteer Organizations

Week 4:

(No Meeting! Good luck on midterms!)

Week 5:

(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.

Week 6:

(No meeting due to cancellation from speaker)

Week 7:

(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!)

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