M.A.P.S. Fall 2014

M.A.P.S. Fall 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

University of Miami Pre-Med Mentoring Event

On November 11, MAPS members  got the opportunity to join UM medical students and learn all about medical school and the application process from those who have already gone through the process. The evening began with a presentation from the Miller School of Medicine's expert Deans.  Students also had the opportunity to speak with medical students one-on-one, ask your questions, and enjoy dinner.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MAPS 2nd Annual Medical School Mixer


This is just a reminder about the upcoming 2nd Annual Medical School Mixer on the Barry campus. This is an opportunity to meet and interact with students already in the graduate program to which you aspire. Students in MD, DO, podiatry, nursing, and physician assistant programs from Barry, FIU, UM and Nova will be in attendance to share their insights and expertise with you. Buy your ticket today!


Date: Friday November 21
Time: 6:30-9:00pm

Location: Landon Events Room
Price: Dues-paid MAPS members: $5; all others: $7 (to purchase tickets Click here)

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Thank You Jabbar Bennett, PhD

MAPS would like to thank Jabbar Bennett, PhD for visiting and informing our members about Brown University's Alpert Medical School. Dr. Bennett informed students about the statistics regarding medical school matriculation for minorities, admission requirements, the diversity of  Providence, RI, programs offered at the medical school, and the community involvement of the students.

MAPS Medical School Mixer

Attention pre-health students: The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students is pleased to present our 2nd Annual Medical School Mixer on the Barry campus. This is an opportunity to meet and interact with students already in the graduate program to which you aspire. Students in MD, DO, podiatry, nursing, and physician assistant programs from Barry, FIU, UM and Nova will be in attendance to share their insights and expertise with you. Buy your ticket today!

Date: Friday November 21
Time: 6:30-9:00pm

Location: Landon Events Room
Price: Dues-paid MAPS members: $5; all others: $7 (to purchase tickets Click here)

Join us for this incredible networking opportunity. All are welcome!
Refreshments will be served.



Thursday, October 30, 2014

UM DOCS Little Haiti Health Fair

Members of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) participated in the UM DOCS Little Haiti Health Fair on Saturday, October 25th.  This volunteer opportunity allowed students to assist patients in their interactions with doctors of several specialties such as veni puncture, BMI/blood pressure, female exams, male exams, ophthalmology, and mental health.  




Thank you to everyone for volunteering your time and a special thanks to the Miller School of Medicine's DOCS program.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

UM DOCS Hialeah Health Fair


Members of the Barry chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) participated in the UM DOCS Hialeah Health Fair on Saturday, September 20th.  MAPS members served as liaisons between healthcare professionals and under-served members of the community, particularly in the area of Spanish translation.  



Thank you to everyone for volunteering your time and energy! Special thanks to Miller School of Medicine's DOCS program for allowing Barry University MAPS to serve our community.





Brown University Medical School/PhD Presentation

Come out and meet Dr. Jabbar R. Bennett, whom serves as Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Dean for Diversity in the Division of Biology and Medicine, and clinical assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. If you are a current or future Medical School or PhD applicant you do not want to miss this event!