AAMC Minority Student Career Fair to Recruit Aspiring Doctors

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Philadelphia Area Students and Parents Invited to Attend Free Career Awareness Workshops and Recruitment Fair

Every application is looked at individually...you don't have to have a 4.0 and a 40 MCAT to be a great doctor.

WHAT: The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) will host free medical career awareness workshops and a recruitment fair for minority college and high school students. The events will give students, parents, pre-health advisers, school administrators, and other interested individuals the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives from more than 100 U.S. medical schools and other health professions colleges (such as dental). Attendees can participate in interactive medical and health activities, including information sessions on medical school preparation, admissions requirements, and the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®).

WHO: Several medical and health professions schools, including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and several other institutions across the United States, will partner with the AAMC to host this event.

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

WHERE: Philadelphia Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pa. 19107

INFO: Registration and more details: http://www.aamc.org/medicalcareerfair
Or call 202-862-6203

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The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association representing all 141 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and nearly 90 academic and scientific societies. Through these institutions and organizations, the AAMC represents 128,000 faculty members, 75,000 medical students, and 110,000 resident physicians. Additional information about the AAMC and U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals is available at http://www.aamc.org/newsroom.

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