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IU, IU School of Medicine – Northwest to host Freshman to Physician Seminar

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In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, IU Northwest and IU School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary will host a Freshman to Physician seminar on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9 am – 3 pm in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium. High school students and college undergraduates who represent underserved and underrepresented minority groups are invited to explore medical school and careers in medicine, dentistry and the allied health professions. Students will participate in:

  • Interactive sessions allowing students to review medical “cases”
  • Discussions with pre-health professional and medical school students
  • Discussions with physicians, dentists, physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs)
  • Tours of the IU School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary campus

This event is a partnership with Project Outreach and Prevention’s (POP) Health Professional Enrichment Program to increase the number of underserved and underrepresented high school students choosing to enter the medical, dentistry and allied health professions fields. For more information and to register, visit Registration begins at 8:30 am.

The IU School of Medicine – Northwest – Gary campus is located on the IU Northwest campus and is the only medical school in the region. The IU Northwest College of Arts and Sciences offer pre-professional tracks in medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical and occupational therapy, chiropractic, podiatry and pharmacology.

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