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On Saturday, March 31, during its 2012 Annual Meeting, Building Healthy Behaviors: Medical Education for Prevention and Change, AACOM will host a Health Professions Recruitment Fair featuring several free workshops led by renowned medical school admission directors. The event is open to all high school and college students, parents, pre-health advisors, school guidance counselors, administrators and others interested in learning more about health professions education opportunities and careers. Participants will learn:

  • How to apply to medical school or other health professions education programs
  • How to write a successful personal statement
  • What current medical students have to say about their experiences
  • Demonstrations on Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM)
  • Much more that will help in preparing for a career in the health professions

Six workshops will be presented in 45-minute sessions during two time slots, including:

  • Medical School Student Panel
  • Tips for a Successful Application: Avoiding Mistakes
  • High School and Beyond: The Medical School Journey
  • AACOMAS 2013 Application Workshop
  • The Practice of Medicine Through Virtual Reality
  • The Personal Statement Workshop

The event will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is free, but space is limited, so participants are encouraged to sign up soon. Visit the event website for the full schedule, participating schools and other information.

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