Elsevier Launches Ambassador Program for U.S. Medical Students

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

Philadelphia, PA, August 5, 2015

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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Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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