(Feb. 25, 2014) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio invites UTSA and area college and high school students, educators, parents and community members to the annual Health Professions Day information fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Developed by the UTSA University Health Professions Office and University Career Center, Health Professions Day offers an opportunity to explore various health professions programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and other programs through panel discussions and conversation with program representatives from across the state and nation.
The event features an information fair where representatives from health professions programs from Texas and across the country will have information tables where they can talk with students and community members about admissions requirements, selection factors and application procedures.
This year's event includes six seminars about health professions programs. Presentations at 10:30 a.m. include "Becoming a Competitive Dental School Applicant" in the H-E-B University Center Harris Room (2.212) and "Exploring Nursing Pathways" in the Travis Room (2.202).
At 11:30 a.m., attend "Becoming a Competitive Medical School Applicant" or "The Roles of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Physician Assistants" in the Harris Room (2.212) and Travis Room (2.202), respectively. The event closes with a 12:30 p.m. seminar, "Life as a Health Care Professional" in the Harris Room (2.212) and "Preparing for a Career in Pharmacy" in the Travis Room (2.202).
For a small fee, visitor parking will be available in short-term spaces in the Ximenes Avenue Garage and the Bauerle Road Garage.
For more information including a list of schools participating in Health Professions Day, visit the UTSA Health Professions website.
For more information, contact Angie Zulaica at 210-458-5185.
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