Medical Careers Week

Medical Careers Week 2017

January 24-26, 2017

Join us to learn about a variety of opportunities in the medical field.

All Events will be held in the MUB Ballroom

Tuesday, January 24 - Medical Device Day
12-1 pm | Keynote Speaker - Marie Calabria, Sr. Director | Orthopedic Robotics | Smith & Nephew
1-5 pm |  Drop in to meet representatives from biomedical companies to see how your major can make a difference. Participating companies:

  •  Boston Scientific
  • Medtronic (neuromodulation, cardiovascular groups)
  • Stryker
  • Smith & Nephew
  • 3M
  • Plexus

6-8 pm | Panel Discussion with company representatives from the biomedical industry. Drop in at any time and learn about the roles for entry-level engineers in the biomedical industry.

Wednesday, January 25 - Medical Careers Day
12-1 pm | Medical students and doctors will lead an interactive on Medical School Preparation including MCAT prep, letters of recommendation, preparing for interviews and what schools to apply to.
6-8 pm | Drop in for a speed networking session and meet medical personnel from a variety of disciplines to learn what a "day in the life" is like in their profession.
Participants include:

  • Michelle Seguin - Medical Doctor
  • Melissa Vertin - Physician Assistant
  • Lisa Meyer - Nurse Practitioner
  • Stacy Michaels - Doctor of Optometry
  • David Hill - Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Anthony Sarazin - Doctor of Dental Surgery

Thursday, January 26 - Allied Health/Medical Laboratory Science Day
Allied Health comprises nearly 60% of the health care workforce. Hear from practicing professionals and how their work supports the healthcare system.

12-1 pm | Keynote Speaker - Elizabeth Dahlgren, MLS(ASCP)cm | ACL Ambulatory Laboratory Supervisor, Ozaukee County
6-8 pm | Drop-in for roundtable discussion with alumni and experts with careers in Allied Health and Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Representatives from the following fields will be in attendance.

Eric Vasbinder, MT(ASCP)
Chemistry Automation Supervisor and Chemical Pathology
University of Michigan Medical Center

Gregg Fisher, CRT, CNMT, RT(N) (ARRT), EMT
Director, Cardiopulmonary Services, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab, Sleep Diagnostics, & Home Medical Equipment

Elizabeth Dahlgren, MLS(ASCP)cm
ACL Ambulatory Laboratory Supervisor
Ozaukee County

Matthew Thome, MS, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Michigan Tech University

Nicole VandeHaar, MLS (ASCP)cm SBB
Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Blood Banking
Mayo Clinic

Cameron Williams, PT, DPT, MS*
MTU Site Coordinator for CMU Physical Therapy Program
Central Michigan University

Mark VandeHaar, SCT(ASCP)cm
Cytology QualitySpecialist
Mayo Clinic

Medical Careers Week Past Events

There is a great diversity of career opportunities in many different medical professions.  View the videos below for a glimpse of past events: