Project HOPE

What's new?: Announcements, Activities, and Events

  • Bridges to the Baccalaureate Undergraduate Summer Research Program - The Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program is a special program for Cerritos College and Long Beach City College students. The focus of this summer program is to enhance the students' academic competitiveness through hands-on research experience. These experiences also provide a unique opportunity to take advantage of the latest scientific information, through special seminars and field trips with industry partners. Bridges students are also provided with individualized mentoring and career advisory activities.For more information, please contact Professor Matt Covill at mcovill@cerritos.edu or Dr. Linda Waldman at lwaldman@cerritos.edu. To download a copy of the Bridges to Baccalaureate application, please click on the following link: Bridges to Baccalaureate Application. Bridges to Baccalaureate application deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015, 4 pm.

 

  • UCLA Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) Pre-Health Conference: "Beyond the White Coat: Discovering Your Role in Community Health" - February 28, 2015, 8 am - 3 pm, UCLA Court of Sciences, Los Angeles. To find out more about the conference, please click on the following link: UCLA CCM Pre-Health Conference Website. To register for the conference, please click on the following link: Registration Website for the UCLA CCM Pre-Health Conference. The conference registration is free!

 

  • Pre-health Student Advising Hours, Dr. Chace Tydell - Mondays - 1:30 pm - 3 pm, room S 124, Wednesdays - 3 pm - 4 pm, office S 115, Fridays - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, office S 115.

 

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program - This intensive summer research experience provides mentoring and research experiences while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life. Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, in addition to an interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program aimed at conducting cutting edge social and behavioral research into understanding and reducing health disparities and in diversifying minority health researchers. To see a complete listing of faculty mentors, research project descriptions, and information about the program's benefits, please click on the following link: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Summer Research Program.

 

 

  • STEM Career Counselors, Clara T. Ross and Allison Fujii - Be sure to make an appointment with the STEM career counselors in the Career Services department, and while you are there, be sure to check out all of the wonderful services that they have to offer! To visit the Career Services department's homepage, please click on the following link: Career Services Department Homepage.

 

  • UCLA Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) - If you are interested in a six-week summer enrichment program in which students examine a variety of healthcare issues affecting medically underserved communities through problem-based learning cases, lectures, clinical experiences, small group discussions, and a research project, then be sure to check out the UCLA SMDEP at the following link: UCLA Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP). The online application is now available. The deadline to apply to the UCLA Summer Medical and Dental Education Program is March 1, 2015.

 

 

  • USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Course Equivalencies by College/University - To find out more about which courses fulfill the prerequisites for the USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program, please click on the following link to download a copy of the USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Course Equivalencies handout: USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Course Equivalencies.

 

  • Medical Scribes - If you are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and you would like to have more exposure to the medical field, you might want to consider becoming a medical scribe. A medical scribe is a trained medical information manager who specializes in charting physician/patient encounters in real-time during medical exams. To find out more about medical scribes, click on the following link to download a handout from the California Health Information Association convention, which was held on June 10, 2014: Medical Scribes: A Career Choice for HIM Professionals.