Category Archives: Article

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.

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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  

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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

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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 : 

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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.

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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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