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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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UW medical school to allow undocumented residents

The Seattle Times published this article yesterday regarding changes to the UW School of Medicine admissions.

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Article: Holistic Review for Admissions

The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article today (09/30) on a recent study conducted on the use of a holistic review process for admissions in: Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Pharmacy programs.  An interesting read – Health Professions Benefit When Admission … Continue reading

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Lots of Pre-Med Resources on Aspiring Docs Website

There’s a new fact sheet on the Aspiring Docs website: What’s It Like to… Be a Parent in Medical School? There are also four new Inspiring Stories in the collection: The Rev. Suzanne Watson: Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2017 … Continue reading

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Pre-Vet Global Volunteering Blog by UW Student

Pre-Vet Student? Considering International Volunteering? There are many ways to do animal-related volunteer work globally, but how do you know which way is best for you?  Are expensive pay-to-volunteer programs like VIDA worth it?  What options do you have if … Continue reading

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Why I’m Becoming a Primary Care Doctor

An interesting article from The Atlantic by a fourth-year medical student. She touches on attitudes toward primary care, as well as on her own motivations for pursuing it. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/09/why-im-becoming-a-primary-care-doctor/379231/

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Younger generation of doctors has more debt, shorter hours and better work/life balance

Interesting article for you from the Puget Sound Business Journal! http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/health-care-inc/2013/08/younger-generation-of-doctors-has-more.html?page=2

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Pharmacist Market Trends 2012

ManhattanResearch-Taking-the-Pulse-Pharmacists.pdf

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ASUW Mental Health Awareness Video

Begin forwarded message: From: ASUW Student Health Consortium Director To: uwhealthleaders@uw.edu Subject: [Uwhealthleaders] Fwd: ASUW Mental Health Awareness Video ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Date: Fri, May 10, 2013 at 11:02 AM Subject: ASUW Mental Health Awareness Video To: asuwshc@uw.edu … Continue reading

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Stu: UW Tobacco-Free Resolution [REVISED]

Hello Everyone! This coming Tuesday, April 30, ASUW will be debating and voting on the tobacco-free campus resolution. The conservative wing of the senate is definitely putting up a fight and is apparently planning to recruit smokers to come to … Continue reading

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Washington Post Article – Osteopathic Medicine

AACOM is very pleased to share with you a copy of today’s Washington Post’s Health & Science section, on the growth of osteopathic medical education and practice in the United States. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/osteopathic-doctors-ma y-help-alleviate-a-shortage-of-medical-care-in-rural-areas/2013/03/11/56074f 08-752e-11e2-8f84-3e4b513b1a13_story.html An additional article highlighting the 2015 … Continue reading

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