Category Archives: Article

Dealing with Application Anxiety

Applying to health professional school can feel overwhelming at times, but it doesn’t always have to feel that way. It’s normal to feel anxious about the process, but the AAMC Aspiring Docs program has a number of resources to help you … Continue reading

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NY Times: Doctors With Disabilities & Why They’re Important

More than 20 percent of Americans — nearly 57 million people — live with a disability, including 8 percent of children and 10 percent of nonelderly adults. And while the medical profession is devoted to caring for the ill, often it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Healthcare jobs most in-demand and fastest-growing in 2017

The CareerCast.com Jobs Rated reports use opportunity vis a vis growth outlook as one of the primary factors in determining best and worst jobs. It’s not a coincidence that many of the most in-demand jobs are in healthcare, an industry … Continue reading

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Podasts from the Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Service

The TMDSAS Podcasts are a library of short interviews with various people regarding the application and admissions process. The podcast interviews are timely, informative and offer great information to help your students be successful in submitting a great application. Following is … 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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Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielson

With Dr. Benjamin Danielson as medical director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic connects patients to resources to tackle the roots of health problems. http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/meet-a-quiet-hero-of-health-care-in-seattles-central-district-dr-benjamin-danielson/

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Showing rather than telling at UW’s School of Dentistry

First-year dental students learn big lessons thanks to strong storytelling videos http://www.washington.edu/trends/uw-school-of-dentistry/  

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Summary of MCAT Total Scores – Percentile Ranks 2016-17

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Article for future healthcare providers -How to deliver an unexpected diagnosis

A great article from : Julie Gerhart-Rothholz Julie Gerhart-Rothholz is a pharmacist, wife of a pharmacist, and mom to Evan, who has Down syndrome. Julie states that her son’s surprise diagnosis gave her a new sense of purpose: helping individuals … Continue reading

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Article: Want to be a doctor, but have a disability?

Want to be a doctor, but have a disability? Many medical schools look unwelcoming, study finds Better compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act needed, for sake of applicants and patients, authors say http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201602/want-be-doctor-have-disability-many-medical-schools-look

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Pre-Physician Assistant club meeting

Pre-Physician Assistant Association at the UW Presents: Want to learn both the academic and clinical steps required to make yourself a competitive applicant? Having a clear understanding of what’s expected from PA programs and how to most effectively pursue those … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a PA and a Nurse Practitioner?

  A quick professions comparison chart from : http://www.pg2pa.org/PA_NP.html 

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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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Interviews With First-Year Medical Students

This article from the magazine “The DO” describes the highs and lows experienced by first-year medical students at A.T. Still University- Kirksville. http://thedo.osteopathic.org/2014/10/expected-first-years-candid-thoughts-med-school/

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Take a look into the Emergency Department at Harborview

Interested in Emergency Medicine? Or just want to know more about the goings-on at one of the region’s busiest Emergency Departments?  This special report gives an insider view.

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