Resources for Students:
Travel Support - Are you looking to attend a conference soon? Will you be presenting? Fill out and submit this form to Jennie Brown. NOTE: Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
- If you are attending an event soon and would like to borrow equipment (a camera, projector, etc.), send Jennie an e-mail or give her a call at (520) 626-9688.
- National Health Service Corps Scholarship Opportunities
Information about the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program can be accessed from the site below.
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program is a competitive U.S. Government program that awards scholarships to students in training to be
- allopathic and osteopathic physicians
- certified nurse-midwives
- certified family nurse practitioners
- physician assistants
- allopathic and osteopathic physicians
The Arizona Hispanic Chamber offers Foundation scholarships, available to
students that are attending an Arizona institution of post-secondary education in the medical/health field. Interested applicants should read the scholarship criteria and application process.
National Hispanic Medical Association 10th Annual Conference: The NHMA Annual Conference is an opportunity to join Hispanic physicians, medical students, policymakers, and healthcare industry representatives together with experts from across the nation to share their experience in building model Hispanic health programs in prevention, treatment, training, and research in our annual CME Conference. Hispanics have become the largest ethnic group in the United States and, as such, have generated an increased need to understand how to deliver culturally relevant health care services to them. Learn from experts on how to enhance academic programs, community-based research, medical practices, and health policies targeting this community.
- Opportunities for those who have a master's or recent graduate of doctoral program in medicine, public health, or a biomedical science from an HSHPS member institution (which includes the UA CoM) are available at the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools website.
USMLE Review - Office of Student Development
KaiserEDU.org - is designed to provide students, faculty and others interested in learning about health policy easy access to the latest data, research, analysis, and developments in health policy.
EssayEdge.com - Many students express concerns about writing their personal statement for your application to health professional school. Visit EssayEdge.com for assistance.
Owl Online Writing Lab - This link addresses many basic writing issues including sentence structure, grammar, and outlining. BEFORE you send your personal statement draft, be sure to check out this link--especially if you are uncertain about your writing.
Check out statistics on The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Hispanic and Under Reperesented Minority students compared to the Association of American Medical Colleges.
While you're at it, check out the graduation trends between UA and AAMC.
Latino Medical Student Association
- Latin Dishes Cookbook
Rural Health Professions Program (RHPP) - Physicians in Arizona rural communities mentor UA students between their first and second years of medical school. Students work at the physicians' practice sites and live in their communities, continuing to work with their mentors during their three years of medical training and returning to the rural communities in their third and fourth years.
Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) Program - The Commitment to Underserved People Program (CUP) is a medical student directed service learning program. CUP provides early clinical experience in the context of community service to rural and underserved populations in Arizona. CUP also provides learning opportunities in program leadership, health advocacy, and health education and promotion. Student receive clinical skills training in the second week of medical school to enable participation in these programs. Student leaders design, organize, and manage clinical and health education programs starting in their first year of medical school and continuing throughout their four years of medical school.
G.A.N.A.S. Program - The Greeting and Acclimating Newly Accepted Students (G.A.N.A.S.) program offers newly accepted Hispanic students support during their application process to medical school.
- Become a ¡CONVERSANTE! - Every day in clinics and hospitals across the nation, Spanish-speaking patients are not getting the medical care they deserve because English-speaking health professionals don't understand them. You can be part of the solution to this problem by enrolling in the F.A.C.E.S. in Health Professions Conversantes course. Contact Oscar Beita at email@example.com or call (520) 626-4149.
Resources for Faculty:
- Promotion and Tenure Process
- Grant Submissions
- Sponsored Projects Services and Grants.gov
- NIH Manuscript Submission
- National Institutes of Health VideoCasting, which includes archived videocast of NIH's New Electronic Grant Application and Process and the SF424. NOTE: You must have Real Player to view this session. Free Real Player download. If you prefer to not download Real Player but would like a hard copy of handouts of session, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Medicine's Strategic Plan for Research: The University of Arizona Institute for Collaborative research. If you would like to be listed, you may upload a profile.
- Office of Institutional Research and Planning Support: The UA Fact Book, statistics on enrollment and diversity.
- Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools: Find out about Federal and Private Grant Opportunities, Job Opportunities in Public Health and Medical Research, Publishing and Submission Information and much more.
- Arizona: At-A-Glance: State health facts
- Arizona's Vital Signs: Arizona National Ranking - Key Stats - 2011
- The Arizona Health Workforce: Highlights from the Health Workforce Profile Background
- Minority Health Data Portal: A one-stop shop geared toward assisting researchers, academics, and health professionals with locating minority health data. The website features federal, public and private minority health research and data sources that identify data gaps and opportunities for linkages.
- Latin Dishes Cookbook