What to Expect

Currently due to COVID 19 precautions, in-person campus visits have been suspended. However, we do have virtual programs available. Please see descriptions of our Spring 2021 programs below.

For Teachers or Groups, the opportunities for your classes are

A Virtual Campus Visit to UT Health San Antonio. These sessions will be conducted via zoom. ORSO team will help students picture themselves at UTHSA through a pictorial montage of our campus. (30-45 minutes, offered Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, at time best for your class)

 

An Overview Presentation of Opportunities in the Health Professions. This presentation will address the career opportunities in the health professions offered at UTHSA and discuss things students should focus on to become competitive applicants for entry into professional programs. (45-60 minutes, offered Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, at time best for your class)

 

Scholar Skills Development Workshops. These presentations are interactive sessions discussing character traits important in the pursuit of a health profession and in life in general. Topic choices are Gratitude, Empathy, Patience, Importance of Communication, Respect, Trust, Positive Attitude, Leadership, Accountability, Achieving Balance, Compassion, Importance of Authenticity and the Value of Commitment. (45-60 minutes, offered Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, at time best for your class)

 

Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy Application Preparation Workshop Sessions.  These sessions are specifically for students who have been nominated as candidates for Voelcker Academy application from their respective schools. Sessions will help prepare students to be as competitive as possible for selection into the Academy.  The sessions will discuss interviewing and essay writing tips as well as professional etiquette. The ORSO team will also answer questions regarding the application process and help candidates feel confident and prepared for the next phase in the application cycle. Candidates or schools can request an application preparation session by emailing our Academy coordinator, Ms. Kristen La Porte at laporte@uthscsa.edu

 

 

Thank-you, once again, for your interest in our programs and in our institution.

Open House Days

Open Houses focus on a particular school within the UT Health San Antonio and are geared towards collegiate, pre-professional groups. Learn more about visiting one of the schools on campus.

Open house information

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