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Health Professions Recruitment Fair and Workshops 

 Free Event! Join us and explore a career in health care!


Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Fair Hours: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Workshops at 12:00 noon and 1:15 pm

Location: Capital Hilton - Congressional/Senate Ballroom 

In conjunction with its 2014 Annual Conference, to be held April 2-5, 2014 in Washington, D.C., the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) will host a Health Professions Fair featuring Free Workshops led by medical student leaders.

See participating schools and programs. 

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Welcome Video from National Pre-SOMA Director

Information for Attendees

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 educational opportunities and careers. This is a great opportunity to meet a variety of admission officers from various health professions schools and interact  with current medical school students.  

Participants will learn:

  • How to apply to medical school or other health professions education programs
  • How to start a Pre-SOMA Chapter at their campus
  • 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

Participants will meet one-on-one with a wide variety of health professions admission officers, current medical students and administrators who will be able to answer questions about their academic programs, summer offerings, financial aid and much more throughout the fair and workshops.  

A series of four workshops on various topics will be presented during two sessions in the Capital Hilton Hotel in the following rooms: See floorplan. Four sessions will run concurrently. We encourage attendees to participate in these workshops.

12:00 - 1:00 pm 1:15- 2:15 pm

Admissions Panel: Medical Students Tips and Advice
(Federal A)

AACOMAS: Application to Acceptance
(Federal A)

Pre-SOMA: How to Start a Pre-SOMA Chapter at Your Campus
(Federal B)
Intro to Osteopathic Medicine and Evaluation: Learn from the Experts!
(Federal B)
New! Mock Interview Workshops
(Ohio Room)
New! Mock Interview Workshops
(Ohio Room)
New! Personal Statement Workshop
(California Room)
New! Personal Statement Workshop
(California Room)

 Registration Information

Complete and submit the On-Line Registration Form. Registration is complimentary. Space is limited, so please register today and join us!

A confirmation page will be available to print for your records after you have submitted your registration form.  

Event Venue & Travel Directions

Capital Hilton - Congressional/Senate Ballroom
Washington, D.C.

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