Category Archives: General Interest

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 bit.ly/WC-LL or call 206-685-1090 or email womens@uw.edu

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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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Job Opportunity in Healthcare, Patient Advocacy

Troelsen & Price, Inc. is looking for pre-med/pre-health/public health students based in metropolitan cities throughout the United States who would be interested in a part-time opportunity working as an independent contractor for a global healthcare provider. Troelsen & Price, Inc. is … Continue reading

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Attention, Pre-Health Juniors, Seniors, & Grads! It’s not too late to gain experience and make a difference.

Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 L & M This Autumn Quarter, 2016, UW’s Academic Support Programs is pairing pre-health juniors, seniors, and graduates with transfer, freshman, and sophomore students who are considering careers in healthcare and are also transitioning socially, … Continue reading

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PhysAssist Scribes – Get Medical Experience Now!

PhysAssist is inviting all Pre-Health students to interview for Medical Scribe positions in Tacoma, WA at St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, St. Clare Hospital, and St. Anthony Hospital. If you are a current student or recent … Continue reading

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