Details for Duke Student Group:

Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students

Name: Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students
Category: Pre-Professional
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Description: The Duke University Chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS) is a self-governing body of pre-medical and pre-health students. The purpose of this organization is to provide underrepresented pre-medical and pre-health students with the knowledge, skills, and experience that are both prerequisite and concomitant to professional participation in health care fields. Secondly, we aim to improve minority matriculation into all professional health related programs, with an emphasis on medicine. Our objective is to enhance our members’ applications to professional schools by providing the benefits listed /> -Leadership opportunitiesbr /> -Exposure to graduate school and all its demandsbr /> -Exposure to the health professions through mentoring and shadowing opportunitiesbr /> -Test preparation skills (MCAT)br /> -Notification of health conferences br /> -Interaction with Duke University Student National Medical Association chapter