Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Minutes from March 29th

Hello everyone! We had a great meeting this past Thursday with Rosalyn Campbell from the North Mississippi Medical Center. She spoke to us about the Physician Shadowing Program at the hospital, which is a great way to see a variety of specialties and to get some observation hours.
Also, our next meeting is April 12, and Dr. Case will be here from UMMC. So please come out to see him and hear about the med school application process.
There are some important dates in this email, so be sure to write them down!!!

  • April 13, Friday
  • Depart at 7:30 from Sanderson parking lot
  • $10 fee from anyone who did not attend enough stadium cleanups
  • Excuse form for Friday classes
Trip to UAB
Volunteer Opportunity
  • Run To Rescue 5K (
  • Raises money and awareness about human trafficking
  • Thursday, April 26th at 6 pm beginning at the Junction
  • Print registration form and send in with $20 registration fee
  • Can also volunteering, contact Melissa Byrd (mkb187) if interested
Next Meeting
  • Thursday, April 12
  • Dr. Case from UMC
  • “Application Workshop” presentation
Officer Elections!
  • Wednesday, April 18 at 6pm
  • If interested, let us know!
Speaker: Rosalyn Campbell
Physician Shadowing Program with the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo
  • Tupelo is the Largest Rural Hospital in America
  • 159 students through this program since it's beginning
  • Hired by the hospital, and it is a paid position
  • 3 week session (June 11-29 or July 9-27)
  • Interviews, April 10th, 3rd floor of the Union
  • To schedule an appointment, contact
  • FINAL DEADLINE: April 20th
What's required?
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript (Beware Safescript), email Ms. Campbell if you are using this
  • Essay of past experience, future plans, and why you’re applying to the program
  • Email Ms. Rosalyn at
If there are any other questions about the Tupelo Shadowing Program, send us an email! Alex and Kelsey have both been through the program and can tell you pretty much whatever you want to know.

Hope you have an awesome week!!!