Category Archives: General Interest

Are you interested in medicine and wish you had a current medical student to talk to?

Alliance For Equal Representation of Medicine (AFERM) is dedicated to supporting underrepresented, minority pre-medical students as they pursue their education. As part of that mission, we encourage you to apply to our Mentorship Program. This program provides encouragement and support to future students … Continue reading

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The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce the second year of the Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program!

UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit and public sector organizations accessible by public transportation during both winter and spring quarters. Internships begin January 3rd, 2017 and conclude June … Continue reading

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Save-the-date: UW Graduate School Fair, Oct. 25th

You’re invited to the UW Graduate School Fair on October 25th, from 10 am – 2 pm, at the Intellectual House on the UW campus in Seattle.  The UW Graduate School Fair provides a forum for you to meet representatives … Continue reading

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U Lead We Lead: For a Better Tomorrow 10/20

You are invited to the fifth annual Husky Leadership Initiative kick-off event: U Lead We Lead: For a Better Tomorrow October 20, 6 – 8 p.m. HUB Ballroom Dinner provided Register today! U Lead We Lead is a cross-campus collaboration … Continue reading

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Join a Husky Alum for a day on the job!

“Just incredibly awesome. Not only did it give me a good perspective of my industry, but it gave me new goals and a clearer career path to follow!“ That’s one student’s reflections on Huskies@Work, our job shadowing program. With Huskies@Work, … Continue reading

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ETCH (Education Transforming Community Health) is recruiting new volunteers!

ETCH is an interdisciplinary student project associated SHIFA, a non-profit organization based out of the University of Washington School of Medicine. They offer weekly health education sessions to homeless adults in downtown Seattle, striving to create health education curriculum that bridges … Continue reading

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PNAS: Democratic & Republican physicians provide different care on politicized health issues

In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a recent study suggests that political beliefs predict the professional decisions of primary care physicians. On politicized health issues, like marijuana and abortion, physicians’ partisan identity is highly correlated … Continue reading

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UW Women’s Center GRE Prep Course this fall

gremath-fall-2016-flyer-1 GRE Prep + Math Refresher Sundays October 23rd, 30th, November 6th, and 13th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM UW Seattle Campus – Savery Hall 130 Cost: $375 Sign up for classes by going to or call 206-685-1090 or email

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Mary Gates Scholarship info sessions in October

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/creative/scholarly activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic … Continue reading

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AAMC Webinar — Inspired Stories: How non-traditional students navigated the path to medical school

Wednesday, September 21, from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Eastern The AAMC’s Ask Admissions webinar series continues with a new panel of non-traditional medical students and admissions officers. Three medical students will share their professional and academic trajectories, and highlight … Continue reading

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Pre-Health Mock Interviews and Expert Panel: Tuesday, Oct. 4th

Wondering how to stand out as a candidate for medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or other health professional program? Come to our special one-night event on October 4th, 2016. WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 WHERE: Mary Gates Hall Interview Panel – … Continue reading

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Health Professions Week 9/26-30

Health Professions Week is an exciting week-long event for students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. Each event during Health Professions Week provides students with interactive opportunities to explore health-related education programs and careers. Students will … Continue reading

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View recent AAMC webinar on how to Master Medical School Interviews

Medical schools across the country use a variety of interview formats and processes. The AAMC recently hosted a webinar that included insights from three admissions officers from different medical schools (including Stella Yee from UW SoM). Click here to view … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2016 AAMC Minority Student Medical Career Fair in Seattle on November 12 — It’s free!

This event consists of workshops focused on topics such as medical school admissions and the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) along with a career fair featuring over 75 medical schools from across the country. Representatives from other health professions also … Continue reading

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Medical Scribe Opportunities with ScribeAmerica

ScribeAmerica is looking for candidates who are eager to gain valuable experience by working closely with physicians as a Medical Scribe. Our Medical Scribes assist directly with a physician team in a clinical setting to effectively and efficiently compile detailed electronic … Continue reading

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