Author Archives: Julie Lancour

Teach for America Summer Deadline – Sept 10, 2015

Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of closing the opportunity gap in America. TFA works with outstanding people, trains them to apply their … Continue reading

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Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader!

Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader! Application Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2015-16 academic year. Students … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health

SURE-EH Announcement “If you want to learn about the health of a population, look at the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the places where they live.” – Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine You read about environmental health … Continue reading

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Being Mortal – book review

Being Mortal – book review and farewell by Joyce Fagel, pre-health adviser in the Center for Undergradaute Advising, Diversity and Student Success. Atul Gawande is a surgeon, and a professor at Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health. His … Continue reading

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Medical School webinar: Meet the Students

University of Queensland,  Ochsner School of Medicine Webinar: Meet the Students A brief presentation about the program will be provided followed by a live Q&A with UQ Ochsner students. Wednesday, August 19 7pm-8pm (EDT) REGISTER HERE: This program offers … Continue reading

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Clinical experience with PrepStep at Swedish

The Clinical Care Extender/PrepStep-Health Care Scholar program gives pre-health students unprecedented access to direct patient care. Program participants become valuable members of the patient-care team alongside nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in clinical and administrative settings. Program participants receive training … Continue reading

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Let the US Army pay for medical/dental school

HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM HEALTH EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS When you’re pursuing an advanced health care degree, the last thing on your mind should be how you’re going to pay for it. The U.S. Army can help with one of the most … Continue reading

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Interview practice for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school

UAA Pre-health advising presents: Interview Panel and Workshop Want to stand out in your interview for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school? Join admissions deans and directors from the UW Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, as well as … Continue reading

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Seeking volunteers and a PT employee: Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline)

Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline) Compensation: DOE Seeking: Cat Care Coordinator This position is responsible for all daily and medical care of SAFe Rescue cats and kittens. This includes coordination with foster homes, vaccines, blood draws and testing, … Continue reading

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College Success for Veterans – fall quarter seminar

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Welcome new Huskies!

Pre-Health at the UW – Getting Started… The UW Pre-health team would like to welcome all new transfer and first year students.  We have created a series of online presentations to help orient you to your pre-health exploration here at … Continue reading

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American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) virtual education fair

On August 4 & 5, The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) will host its first-ever occupational therapy virtual education fair. Essentially, this is an online grad fair where OT programs across the country can connect and interact with prospective students … Continue reading

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MCAT 2016 test dates update

2016 MCAT Testing Calendar In 2016, MCAT will return to a typical test administration schedule with test dates in January and April-September. Registration for 2016 will open in October 2015. More details about the exact calendar dates will be made … Continue reading

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Interested in learning more about MD/PhD programs?

A message from Michelina Stoddard (UW Alum, class of 2011): I am a UW Alum (class of 2011) currently attending the Tri-Institutional MD/PhD program at Weill Cornell Medical College. This Wednesday the 24th our program director, Olaf Andersen, and administrative … Continue reading

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Interested in Undergraduate Research?

Upcoming Undergraduate Research Info Sessions Undergraduate research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students pursue their research interests. Primarily for undergraduates who have yet to begin research, the sessions provide research resources, information on funding, and suggestions … Continue reading

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