Spring 2023 Meeting Dates

Date Topic Time Location Notes
Tues. January 24th Welcome back! 6-7 PM Carver 0268
  • We will discuss the differences between physicians, PAs, and NPs, as well as what it means to be an MD vs. a DO.
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/MDvsDOvsPA
Tues. February 7th Visit with CEO of Northcrest Community (Senior Living) 6-7 PM Carver 0268  
Thurs. February 16th Admissions Talk with Carver College of Medicine Representative 6-7 PM Carver 0268 Submit questions here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdifDn1_FbBmNWkjvwu0aLCjyUHgdZbVk3HA7hPeLBCMbBBng/viewform?usp=share_link
Tues. February 21st Volunteer Night! 6-7 PM Carver 0268
  • We will be doing a variety of activities that involve organizations within the Ames and Des Moines communities.
Sat. February 25th Iowa State Pre-Health Conference 6-7 PM Carver 0268 Registration link: forms.gle/XdEwgAnZJk8q7KoC9
Tues. March 21st Activity with US Army 6-7 PM **Carver 0202**  
Tues. March 28th Physician Panel 6-7 PM Virtual Zoom/Webex link will be emailed out that day
Tues. April 11th Applying to Medical School 6-7 PM Carver 0268
  • Optional time from 7-8 PM where we will discuss secondary applications
Tues. April 25th Medical Student Panel + Intro to the New Exec Team 6-7 PM Carver 0268  

MCAT Practice Days

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4/29: Sign up here.

Fall 2022 Meeting Dates


Date Meeting/Event Time Location Notes
Tues. September 6th Being Pre-Med at ISU 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • This is a great, brief overview of the different components to being a pre-med student here at Iowa State!
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/BeingPreMedatISU
Tues. September 20th Leadership, Volunteering and Extracurriculars 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • We will be going into more detail and resources/opportunities on various topics pertaining to these three as well as its relation to the medical school application process as a whole.
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/LeaderVolunteerExtracurricular
Tues. October 4th Jeopardy 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • Join us for a fun night of medical trivia and competition!
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/JeopardyAnnouncements
Tues. October 18th Dr. Lefferts + 10 Hidden Tips for Applying to Med School 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • Come listen to Dr. Wesley Lefferts (Kinesiology) share about his research experiences and how this can benefit students wanting to go into healthcare. We also will be discussing the '10 Hidden Tips for Applying to Medical School,' sent to us by the Carver College of Medicine admissions staff.
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/ResearchTop10Tips
Tues. October 25th Undergraduate Research with Dr. Zbarska 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • Learn about the importance of research from Iowa State's Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator, Dr. Zbarska. We will discuss the importance of research experience when applying to medical school as well as how to get involved at Iowa State.
  • Meeting slides: https://tinyurl.com/UndergradResearchZbarska
Tues. November 8th Suture Clinic with U.S. Army 6-7pm Pearson 2115
  • Come to learn basic suture techniques, taught by the wonderful U.S. Army education staff, and get a chance to hear about the scholarship opportunities available through the Army for those looking to go to medical school.
Tues. November 15th Volunteer Night 6-7pm Pearson 2115
  • Join us for a night of giving back to the Ames community. Our Volunteer Chair, Ben Freiberg, has organized an opportunity for us to put together hygiene kits to donate to a local Ames organization.
Tues. November 29th MCAT 101 6-7pm Carver 0205
  • We will be having a student panel of people who have previously taken the MCAT, so bring any and all questions for them to answer!
  • Meeting Slides: https://tinyurl.com/PreMedClubMCAT101



MCAT Practice Days

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12/3: Thank you to everyone who attended!