Elsevier Launches Ambassador Program for U.S. Medical Students

Aug 05, 2015, 09:04 ET from Elsevier

PHILADELPHIA, August 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier OnCampus Ambassador Program connects medical students with Elsevier content; students share tips and tools for surviving and thriving in medical school  

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of Elsevier OnCampus, a new medical student ambassador program. Elsevier OnCampus connects medical students across the United States, allowing them to share their experience using Elsevier solutions and their advice for surviving medical school.

"As a trusted source of textbooks, eBooks, and online solutions for medical students, we are excited to work with Elsevier OnCampus Ambassadors to support their medical school careers and provide a platform to share how they use Elsevier's world-class content," said Linda Belfus, Senior Vice President of Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. "Not only will OnCampus Ambassadors interact with and share insights with students on their campus, they will also have the opportunity to network with professors, other OnCampus Ambassadors and distinguished Elsevier authors."

OnCampus Ambassadors will earn points for completing activities that get the word out about Elsevier solutions including writing blog posts, posting photos/videos on social media using #ElsOnCampus, handing out Elsevier content on campus, hosting meet ups to discuss medical school survival tips, and more. Points are redeemed for Elsevier print books, eBooks, prizes and exclusive discounts.

All OnCampus Ambassadors will automatically receive an Elsevier Toolkit containing over $600 worth of Elsevier content. Elsevier Toolkits contain books such as Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy, Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, access to ClinicalKey, and more. OnCampus Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to be featured in prominent Elsevier blogs, review new products and technologies and build their resume with leadership experience.

Elsevier OnCampus is actively seeking student leaders to be OnCampus Ambassadors. Applicants should be able to commit 10-15 hours per semester, have a passion for medicine, social media, interacting with peers, and be currently enrolled at one of the following medical schools:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

For more information about Elsevier OnCampus or to apply, visit ElsevierOnCampus.com or email Elsevieroncampus@elsevier.com.

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About Elsevier 

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey - and publishes more than 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

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