Health Care Frontiers

Health Professions Category

Academic Year
The frontiers of healthcare come from inspired under-represented communities, who embrace the humanization of healthcare for the providers, not just the patients. That begins with the pre-med and pre-health education experience. Our organization seeks to provide pre-professional resources to under-represented communities through programs put on by our HOPE committee, and humanistic pre-health education through programs by our MedTalks committee. UCSD is known as for its strong emphasis in the sciences, and many students aim to pursue careers in the health sector. Additionally, UCSD hosts a diverse set of motivated students who are interested in pursuing these careers and come from non-traditional backgrounds. For these minority, first generation, and/or financially disadvantaged students, HOPE organizes informational events and programs that provides resources and support to ensure a successful path to one’s health profession of choice. Through Medtalks we host a series of informational seminars, in which speakers from different careers in the healthcare world come to educate students about what they do, and how to pursue similar careers. For students pursuing MD, PharmD, and DDS degrees, we host informative sessions about current internship opportunities and certifications they can hold while still in college. For all undergraduates interested in healthcare, come and learn about the different degrees available, which schools offer them, and how a career in health may interest you. Furthermore, the purpose of our MedTalks committee is to provide students with information regarding stress and burnout prevention, as well as providing team building exercises in which pre-health students can have positive peer interactions.


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Jenny Kressel 
Jenny Kressel
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