AMCAS Twitter Chat – Letters of Evaluation

Please encourage your students who are applying to medical school to join us for an #askAMCAS Twitter chat on Tuesday, July 29, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET. We’ll be tweeting from @amcasinfo, answering any and all questions about Letters of Evaluation. Join the conversation by searching #askAMCAS and adding that hashtag to your tweets. You can still follow the discussion even if you do not have a Twitter account by visiting the AMCAS Twitter page at https://twitter.com/amcasinfo. We hope to talk to you and your advisees on July 29! Warm Regards, Katie Post Communications & Program Support Specialist, AMCAS Association of American Medical Colleges 655 K Street, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20001 T (202) 828-0458 E kpost@aamc.orgkpost@aamc.org> Tomorrow’s Doctors, Tomorrow’s Cures(r)

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Physical Therapy Virtual Fair: Sept 16-17

[cid:image002.jpg@01CFA297.0AB6FE80] Advisors and students are invited to register for a free Physical Therapy Virtual Fair, sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association, scheduled on September 16 and 17! The fair will give individuals interested in physical therapist careers the opportunity to chat with DPT programs from across the country, ask questions from the comfort of their own computer, and get tips on how to best prepare for the DPT admissions process. We invite you to register in advance for this free event at http://www.careereco.com/Events/APTA/ Learn more about the fair at www.apta.org/PhysicalTherapyEducationVirtualFair/ We hope you and your students will participate! ——————————————– Libby J. Ross, MA Director, Academic Services American Physical Therapy Association 1111 N. Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703/706-3326 or 800/999-2782, ext. 3326 libbyross@apta.org

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Master in Occupational Therapy program info session

The UW’s Master of Occupational Therapy program will be having an “Information Session for Applicants”. The date is August 12th 2-4 pm in our classroom CC902 which is in health sciences. During the first hour our Division Head will give an overview of the program and the Fieldwork Coordinator will discuss what fieldwork is. I will take the second hour to answer questions specific to the application process. Thank you, Mary Garcia Counseling Services Coordinator UW Rehabilitation Medicine Maryg7@uw.eduMaryg7@uw.edu> 206-598-5764 doc icon 2014-Information-Session.docx

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Nutritional Sciences AUT 2014: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security (NUTR 490)

The Nutritional Sciences undergraduate seminar (NUTR 490) has space available for AUT 2014. The theme for autumn is Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security. For students pursuing the minor in Nutritional Sciences, this 1-credit course is required and is now offered both AUT and WIN quarters to help students meet that requirement. The seminar is also open to all UW faculty, staff, and students, so if there’s a topic you’re interested in, we hope you’ll join us! [cid:image001.png@01CF9F7E.F888E310] Thanks, Kristin ———————————- Kristin Elko, MEd Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator, Nutritional Sciences Program University of Washington School of Public Health Box 353410; 305 Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-3410 Voice: 206-221-8526 | Fax: 206-685-1696 ugnutr@uw.eduugnutr@uw.edu> | Web: http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/

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Internship Opportunities at HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance

Internship Opportunities at HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance PEER ADVOCATE INTERN (2x): The Peer Advocate Internship is designed for a LGBTQ or Allied young adult who has experience working young gay/bi/trans* men, or young Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), regardless of sexual identity. Under close supervision and support the Peer Advocate Intern conducts outreach to young MSM in order to collect survey responses for a formative assessment project. The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate current knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of young MSM in Seattle/King County in order to inform future programming and HIV/STI prevention efforts for at-risk populations. Outreach to the target population occurs in-person, at venues and events primarily frequented by young MSM, and online. The Peer Advocate Intern benefits from the position by developing and learning marketable skills for future employment. The Peer Advocate Intern works with and reports directly to Lifelong’s Assistant Prevention Education Manager. This position is a part-time, temporary, non-union position that does not extend beyond a total of 250 hours. The compensation is $12/hour. For more information or to apply, email Michael Barnes at michaelb@llaa.orgmichaelb@llaa.org> or call 206-957-1665

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Article About Washington Medical Residents

Click the link below for a story in the Tri-City Herald about family medicine and internal medicine residents in Kennewick, WA. Two of them are newly-minted doctors from the Pacific Northwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is a very popular program for UW graduates. http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2014/07/05/3051877/trios-healths-first-medical-residents.html?sp=/99/900/901/

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SOPHAS Virtual Fair- Featuring Public Health Schools & Programs

ASPPH is hosting a FREE Virtual Fair for prospective students of Public Health, including those interested in dual degrees on July 9 and 10! This is an unique opportunity for your students to meet Admission Representatives from more than 35 of the nation’s leading CEPH-accredited Public Health Schools & Programs of public health. Registered Schools/Programs Listed Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/virtual-fair/chat-with-organizations/ Attend the fair online from anywhere! Register Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/students-alumni/virtual-fair-registration/

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WSU/PNWU Doctor of Pharmacy Program Open House

All students are welcome to attend the Open House on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus to celebrate the new partnership between WSU and PNWU, which will offer a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree on the PNWU campus. July 22nd , 3:30-5:30 pm, at PNWU in Yakima, WA. Please note that the Open House is for the Doctor of Pharmacy Program only. You will not be able to tour or visit other programs. For more information, please call 509-368-6675 or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/225954920948125/?ref=22

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PhysAssist Scribes Inc.

We are looking to connect Pre-Health students to work side by side with Emergency Department physicians at St. Clare Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center, and St. Elizabeth Hospital. As Medical Scribes students get to: -Work side by side with physicians as they see patients -document the patient history; observe physical exams, procedures, and diagnostic tests -learn valuable Medical Terminology -Record X-ray and lab tests -Prepare plans for follow up care Apply Today: links.iamscribe.com/apply and select the Tacoma, Washington location. We look forward to receiving your complete application! Thank you very much! Josha Larsen Recruiter II PhysAssist Scribes, Inc. 817.496.1009 tel 817.507.0276 direct www.iamscribe.com josha.larsen@iamscribe.comjosha.larsen@iamscribe.com> 6451 Brentwood Stair Road . Suite 100 Fort Worth, Texas 76112 [http://iamscribe.com/social_icons-01.png] [notices@iamscribe.comnotices@iamscribe.com> and delete it from your system.

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UW Dive Into Dentistry Day July 19th 2014

Future Dentists, LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR THIS AMAZING EVENT! I’m very excited to announce that Dean Berg will be speaking at this years Dive into Dentistry Day (DIDD) in less than three weeks. DIDD 2014 will be held at the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSOD) on Saturday, July 19th, 2014! Please visit our website for all of the details and to register: https://sites.google.com/site/diveintodentistry/contact Students who attend this event will get to experience the life of a dental student with hands-on dental activities (cutting cavity preps, filling cavities, practicing sutures, taking impressions, etc.), insider information about the dental school admissions process, mock interview sessions, and much more! Current dental students and faculty will be on hand to network with and introduce pre-dental students to the UWSOD. Having attended the inaugural DIDD in 2011, this program was essential in planning my undergraduate education and community service experience. It also helped me be confident in my interview that brought me here as a dental student at UWSOD. As the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Vice President of UW, I am passionate about DIDD as I know it will introduce students to the dental school application process and day to day life of a dental student, provide them with new friends and connections, and motivate them to reach their goal of joining the dental profession. Thank you and looking forward to meeting all of you all! Please support this event and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Washington-School-of-Dentistry-2014-Dive-Into-Dentistry-Day/210494355636163 Sincerely, Emily Yepez UWSOD ASDA Vice President Class of 2017 D.D.S. Candidate eayepez@uw.edu

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AUT Course: INTSCI 401 – Integrated Sciences Practicum (2 credits)

Dear Students, Are you interested in science education, science writing, science policy, or other areas that require an integrated sciences perspective? Would you like to: * Participate in service-based learning within formal or informal science education? * Explore strategies for promoting student engagement and classroom equity? * Develop your own perspectives on the integration of science, learning, and teaching? * Engage collaboratively in reflection, discussion, and presentation of practicum experiences? INTSCI 401 is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a strong interest in science education. Example practicum experiences include weekly visits to a science classroom, volunteer work at a science or natural history museum, or participation in a science education partnership with a local, regional, or national science research institution or agency. “I really appreciated learning about different teaching styles and how design elements and learning principles affect a classroom setting. It made observing and volunteering easier because I could look at the descriptions of each and observe them in the classroom. I liked seeing how science was incorporated with the learning styles and observing how students learn.” “Being able to analyze what we observe is very beneficial because if I had no one to share these observations with I would have only a narrow, one-sided view on things and wouldn’t have others’ perspectives to look at. It has opened up my understanding from all different angles.”

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Job Opportunity for graduate: Student Navigator at Bellevue College

Job Title: Student Navigator Job Type: Project Appointment – Exempt Location: North Campus, 14673 NE 29th Pl, Bellevue, Washington Department: Life Science Informatics Center This grant-funded position is temporary from July 2014 until September 2015, and will work 50% of time and is exempt from overtime. The salary for this position is $26,000 annually. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region. We strive to create a vibrant campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, pluralism is promoted in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building a pluralistic and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success. The Bellevue College Life Science Informatics Center is a project group currently implementing a Department of Labor health information technology grant. As part of the Bellevue College Economic and Workforce Development organization, the primary goal of the Life Science Informatics Center is to create industry-relevant learning for new, incumbent, and displaced workforce in the field of health IT. The Center works with industry to develop health IT academic resources and employment opportunities for community and technical colleges and their high school partners. Position Summary: The primary roles of the Health e-Workforce Consortium Student Navigator include implementing student outreach and recruitment and assisting students into employment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Direct Services to Students: The Navigator will be responsible for the design and implementation of student recruitment strategies (including efforts to recruit military veterans and TAA-eligible students) and assisting students into employment. Typical duties include: -Promote awareness of health IT training programs among veteran groups, TAA-eligible populations, and others. -In concert with Program Manager, develop a strategic student recruitment plan. -Offer on‐campus office hours for individual student check‐ins and regular meetings with groups or student cohorts. -Create career development tools and resources for students -Refer students to on‐ and off‐campus services and resources as appropriate. -Provide a full suite of career development services: career development planning, identification of prospective employers, resume and cover letter development, and creation of an effective social media presence -Provide workshops on job search topics -In concert with the employment specialist, work with employers to develop internship opportunities for students/graduates and establish relationships that enhance employment for students Consortium Membership: -Prepare for and participate in Consortium meetings & virtual community -Document and share best practices -Document each student touch-point, maintain accurate Consortium-mandated records, and generate scheduled reports on time. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -Bachelor’s degree -Experience in employee recruitment or adult career services -Experience in higher education, counseling, or transitional services for adults -Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds -Proficiency with web communication tools and Microsoft Office Suite -Military veteran OR experience providing transition/employment services to veterans SPECIFIC POSITION REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to travel in Washington, possibly overnight, infrequently -Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for reimbursable local travel -Willingness to work some evenings and early mornings DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: -Experience working on grant-funded projects Funded by the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Grant # TC-23745-12-60-A-53

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SOPHAS Virtual Fair- Featuring SOPHAS Public Health Schools & Programs!

[Virtual Fair Graphic] ASPPH is hosting a FREE Virtual Fair for prospective students of Public Health, including those interested in dual degrees on July 9 and 10! This is an unique opportunity for your students to meet Admission Representatives from more than 35 of the nation’s leading CEPH-accredited Public Health Schools & Programs of public health. Registered Schools/Programs Listed Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/virtual-fair/chat-with-organizations/ Attend the fair online from anywhere! Register Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/students-alumni/virtual-fair-registration/ What students have said about prior events: * “The Virtual Fair was extremely convenient and useful. I was able to communicate with multiple schools of my interest and ask questions. This Virtual Fair also saved me time and traveling fees if I were to visit the schools’ campuses instead.” * “I thought the virtual fair was extremely helpful. Chatting with the school representatives helped give me some direction for what I’d like to pursue, as well as some helpful tips/expectations for the application process.” * “I feel that this was great concept…It gave me an opportunity to ask questions that may not have been answered on their website and to see other potential students’ questions that I may not have thought to ask.” * “It was perfect. I loved the fact that school representatives gave out their e-mail addresses and encouraged us to contact them.” * “The whole system was very user friendly.” Tucker K. O’Donnell, MPH | Program Manager for Student Recruitment Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) | www.aspph.org 1900 M Street NW, Suite 710 | Washington, DC 20036 Tel: 202-296-1099, ext. 130 | Fax: 202-296-1252 | Email: todonnell@aspph.orgtodonnell@aspph.org> [cid:image007.jpg@01CE8E10.4A0B5280] Public Health is Your Health [cid:image002.jpg@01CF7FCC.C38F7B50] [cid:image003.jpg@01CF7FCC.C38F7B50] [cid:image004.jpg@01CF7FCC.C38F7B50] [cid:image005.jpg@01CF7FCC.C38F7B50] Introducing the new ASPPH.org Discover | Study | Educate | Connect

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AmeriCorps Recruitment: Public Health; Food and Health Justice‏

Hello! I am a recent graduate of Public Health at the UW and a current AmeriCorps member at WithinReach. I will be leaving my AmeriCorps position shortly and I would highly recommend this position to those interested in resolving health inequities through access to health and nutrition. WithinReach —a statewide non-profit that focuses on health and nutrition resources for low-income families in Washington—is seeking applicants for a 10.5 month AmeriCorps position, where they would serve as part of our growing community outreach team. This position is ideal to those interested in resolving health inequities through access to health and nutrition. The AmeriCorps position description can be found here: http://www.withinreachwa.org/get-involved/americorps/ Please submit an application by Wednesday July 9th, 2014. Thank you in advance for sharing this opportunity with your students, Cordially, ___________________________________ YuYen Chan Trilingual Outreach & Enrollment Specialist, AmeriCorps A 155 NE 100 St. #500, Seattle, WA 98125 P 206.204.3583 F 206.270.8891 E yuyenc@withinreachwa.org W www.withinreachwa.org WithinReach | Making connections for WA families to be healthy. Follow WithinReach on Facebook! Follow WithinReach on Twitter! Follow WithinReach on YouTube Summer Meals 2014

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July 11th – Environmental Health Major Application Deadline

The summer application deadline for the Environmental Health major is Friday, July 11th. The online application can be accessed through our website: http://deohs.washington.edu/undergraduate/applying-major Prospective applicants are encouraged to talk with an adviser before applying. Schedule an appointment here: http://deohs.washington.edu/undergraduate/contact-advisor [Inline image 1] Trina Sterry Environmental Health Major Manager and Adviser Health Sciences F-461D 206-616-4177 schedule an appointment [

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