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General Health & Medical Links

Resources by Specialty

Volunteer Opportunities
Summer Internships & Research Opportunities

General Health & Medical Links:
Job Search:

CompHealth
CompHealth is a leader in travel jobs/locums assignments and permanent placement for physicians, advanced practice, allied and other medical professionals. Search jobs with major healthcare systems and networks, leading private groups and government agencies.​

Health Career Center
Explore careers, jobs, and schools related to healthcare.

Health Career Web
Full-service healthcare job website.

HealthCareHiring
The largest resource for healthcare contact information in the US.

HealthECareers
Quality healthcare careers including Administration, Operations, Allied Health, Biotechnology, Dental, Nursing, Pharmaceutical and Physician or Doctor Specialties

Hospital Jobs Online
Hospital Jobs... Nursing Jobs…….Physician Jobs... Allied Health Jobs

MDjobsite
Top Physician Jobs & Employment resource. In addition to Physician Jobs, we now include Physician Assistant (PA), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) job listings.

Medical Billing and Coding
Website designed to serve as a comprehensive resource on everything you need to know about medical billing and coding.

MedReps
Specializes in medical / pharmaceutical sales, sales management, and marketing jobs

Practice Match
Serves the in-house recruiting industry. Today, PracticeMatch is the premier source for physician data and recruitment services.

PracticeChoice
Physician and healthcare employment made simple. Locate physician jobs, practice opportunities and recruiters by city, state and specialty!

Research & Training Opportunities at NIH
The Nation’s medical research agency

Career Insight

Association of American Medical Colleges
Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by their member institutions.

Health Career Center
Explore careers, jobs, and schools related to healthcare.

Healthcare Career Information
Use to investigating healthcare careers

Medical Billing and Coding
Website designed to serve as a comprehensive resource on everything you need to know about medical billing and coding.

National Institutes of Health
Organization helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people’s health and save lives.

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is a non-profit resource center for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine.  The extensive site explores over 185 degree fields and offers detailed education requirements, salary and employment data, precollege ideas, and career planning resources.

US Dept of Health & Human Services
Organization improving the health, safety and well-being of America.

Professional Associations

American Hospital Association
National organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities.

American Medical Association
To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Healthcare Leadership Network
Connecting health care providers and promoting professional development throughout the Delaware Valley

Resources by Specialty:

Audiology:

Audiology Foundation of America
Audiologists are the leaders in the preservation, diagnosis, management and treatment of the hearing and balance functions.  AFA excels in organizing the people, money and programs to champion this transformation of the profession.

Academy of Doctors of Audiology
ADA offers programming and support to those audiologists and students who are or who desire to be independent practitioners in whatever setting they choose to practice. In particular, ADA's mission emphasizes practice ownership.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 130,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists

Chiropractic Medicine:

Association of Chiropractic Colleges
ACC represents accredited chiropractic colleges in North America and seeks to advance chiropractic education, research and service. Offers information and events related to chiropractic colleges.

Dentistry:

American Dental Association
ADA is America's leading advocacy for oral health. Find oral health topics, learning tools, and career resources.

American Dental Education Association
ADEA offers members information on dental education pathways, professional development, and policy and research.

Geriatrics:

American Geriatrics Society
Dedicated to the health of Older Americans by advancing the academic geriatrics programs and supporting academic geriatrics program directors.

Gerentological Society of America
Organization to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.

Health Administration:

Association of University Programs in Health Administration
AUPHA fosters excellence and innovation in healthcare management education, research and practice by providing opportunities for member programs to learn from each other, by influencing practice, and by promoting the value of healthcare management education. AUPHA provides a central source for students to seek information on the best programs in the world.

American College of Healthcare Executives
An international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations

Healthcare Financial Management Association
The HFMA is the professional membership organization for individuals involved in the financial management of health care. Offers career and professional networking opportunities.

Naturopathic Medicine:

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
AANP offers information and publications related to Naturopathic medicine, events, advocacy, doctors, and career resources.

Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges
AANMC offers information on Naturopathic education, accredicated programs, medicine, events, and career resources.

Nursing:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
AANP offers career resources and information for those interested in the NP field.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
AACN is the national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs. AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications, and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's- and graduate-degree nursing education, assist deans and directors to implement those standards, influence the nursing profession to improve health care, and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and practice in nursing- the nation's largest health care profession.

Best Nursing Degree
A comprehensive nursing education resource, that features a directory of 2,300 nursing schools.

Honor Society of Nursing
Organization to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.

National League for Nursing
Dedicated to excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN members include nurse educators, education agencies, health care agencies, and interested members of the public. The NLN offers faculty development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives.

National Student Nursing Association
Organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the Foundation awards scholarships to qualified nursing students.

NursingExplorer
Exploring a career in nursing?  Searching for nursing schools or scholarships?  Use this resource to gain knowledge about the nursing industry and your educational options.

Nursing Spectrum
Magazine online providing resources and information for nurses

Nutrition:

American Society for Nutrition
The Society provides publications and information related to public affairs, research, events, fellowships and career resources.  

Nutritionist Jobs
Job listings in the nutrition field from across the U.S. Post your Resume, Review Salaries.

Occupational Therapy:

American Occupational Therapy Association
AOTA's major programs and activities are directed toward assuring the quality of occupational therapy services; improving consumer access to health care services, and promoting the professional development of members. AOTA offers resources for students, practitioners, and educators.

American Occupational Therapy Foundation
AOTF accomplishes its aims primarily through programs supporting research, education, publications, and leadership development.  AOTF provides information and resources for professional development, scholarships and grants.

Optometry:

American Optometric Association
AOA offers information related to policy, research, financial aid, professional transitions, and career resources.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
ASCO provides information about optometric education, programs, publications, and career resources.  

Osteopathic Medicine:

American Osteopathic Association
AOA provides information related to osteopathic practice, medicine, research, publications, and career resources.

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
AACOM offers information on osteopathic medicine, education, programs, events, publications, and career resources.

Pharmacy:

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
AACP offers information meetings and events, research, educational policies and resources, news and publications, policy and advocy, and career development.

Pharmacy Week
Place for information on pharmacy jobs, pharmacy salaries, and other pharmacy career resources.

Physical Therapy/ Rehabilitation:

American Physical Therapy Association
Learn about career opportunities within the physical therapy field.

PT Central
being a one stop source of PT information and services.

American Medical Rehabilitataion Providers Association
AMRPA is a nonprofit trade organization representing freestanding rehabilitation hospitals, rehabilitation units in general hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation facilities, several skilled nursing facilities, and home health agencies that provide medical rehabilitation services to over 700,000 people annually

Rehab Options
Provide services in the rehabilitation industry. They source Physical Therapists/PTs, Physical Therapy/Therapist Assistants/PTAs, Occupational Therapists/OTs, Certified Occupational Therapy/Therapist Assistants/COTAs, and Speech-Language Pathologists/SLPs (also known as a Speech Therapists)

Rehab World
Helps you find the best jobs for your career as well as the latest information in the medical field

Physician Assistants:

American Academy of Physician Assistants
The Academy works to promote quality, cost effective health care and the professional and personal growth of PAs

PA Focus
PA Focus is a weblog and resources for people interested in learning more about physician assistant (PA) careers, people applying to PA school, and current PA students.  PA Focus is a project of PAEA.

Physician Assistant Education Association
PAEA provides students with information related to programs, certifications, publications, and professional development resources.

Podiatric Medicine:

American Podiatric Medical Association
APMA provides resources related to specialty organizations, corporates opportunities, news, continuing education, fellowships, and certification.  

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
The AACPM is a national educational association that serves as a resource to students, residents and practitioners by providing direct access to academic institutions; highlighting opportunities for clerkships and residencies; and linking students to mentors that guide their career development.

Public Health:

American Public Health Association
APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.

Association of Schools of Public Health
ASPH coordinates funding opportunities, fellowships and internships, publications, and a number of other projects.

What is Public Health?
Provides information on Public Health, careers , training and educational resources, and more.

Speech Language Pathologists:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 130,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists

Sports Medicine:

American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM offers information regarding volunteer opportunities, certification, continuing education, events, research and more.

National Athletic Trainers' Association
NATA offers information on education,  leadership, publications, and career resources.

Sportsmedicine.com
Provides information on specialty areas, education, and careers.

Veterinary Medicine:

American Veterinary Medical Association
AVMA provides volunteer opportunities, information on continuing education, publications, and career resources.

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
AAVMC pursues its mission by providing leadership in:  Advocating on behalf of academic veterinary medicine; Serving as a catalyst and convener on issues of importance to academic veterinary medicine; Providing information, knowledge and solutions to support members' work; and Building global partnerships and coalitions to advance our collective goals.

Local Volunteer Opportunities:

For information regarding volunteer opportunities, visit SJU Campus Ministry

Abington Hospital Summer Premedical Volunteer Program, Abington, PA

Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA
Contact the volunteer office at 484-337-3058

Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA

Cooper University Hospital- Academic Associates Program, Camden, NJ
Academic Associate Program - recruit qualified patients for various clinical studies - fall, spring, and summer openings.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia, PA

Inglis House, Philadelphia, PA
Inglis House provides programs and services designed to enable people with physical disabilities to enjoy life with the greatest amount of independence and mobility.

Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Research Associates Program - recruit qualified patients for various clinical studies and observe in the Emergency Department.  Volunteers needed in the fall and spring only.

Lankenau Hospital Volunteer Program, Wynnewood, PA
Various volunteer opportunities available based on completed application and orientation at the hospital.  Three volunteer hours per week are required, but times are flexible.

St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, Philadelphia, PA
Provides healthcare to the medically uninsured.  Volunteers assist with clerical work, sorting medications, and taking blood pressure/weights.  SEPTA tokens provided. Hours are flexible Mon-Thurs 9-3.  Space is limited.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Internships & Research Programs:

Association of American Medical Colleges
Database of summer opportunities by state and type

CHOP (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
Provides information on general research inquiries.  Additionally, CHOP offers the CRISSP Program - a 10 week competitive summer internship program for undergraduate students interested in careers in the biomedical sciences.

Drexel College of Medicine - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Provides students with an opportunity to enhance their scientific research skills.  Research interns are mentored by Drexel Medical faculty, who work in various disciplines including biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology.

Gateway to Dentistry Program
This is a 2-week interactive program that offers students exposure to the various aspects of the practice of dentistry based at the New Jersey Dental School in Newark, New Jersey.

Lehigh Valley Health Network
The Lehigh Valley Health Network offers a combination of research and clinical observation opportunities.

National Institute of Health
The Summer Internship Program (SIP) in a highly competitive program at the NIH which provides an opportunity to spend the summer working side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. 

Penn State Hershey Medical School
Penn State College of Medicine offers summer undergraduate research programs for college undergraduate students who are curious about careers in the biological sciences.

SIBS Program at University of Alabama
A competitive 8-week research fellowship in biomedical sciences.

SJU Summer Scholars Program
This program provides support for currently enrolled SJU undergraduates (and students in 5 year BS/MS programs) to engage in faculty-mentored research and other scholarly endeavors during the summer months.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
The Association of American Medical Colleges links to many research opportunities for undergraduates to conduct research over the summer.