Category Archives: Article

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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Sea Mar Community Health Centers president, Rogelio Riojas, to receive UW award

February 5, 2013 Rogelio Riojas to receive UW’s 2013 Odegaard Award By Erin Rowley, Office Of Minority Affairs And Diversity Posted under:Honors and Awards http://www.washington.edu/news/category/honors-and-awards/,UW and the Community http://www.washington.edu/news/category/uw-and-the-community/ Head shot of Rogelio Riojas, recipient of the 2013 Odegaard award. … Continue reading

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Drug Maker’s Gifts to Medical Students Curbed

An interesting article for future medical students! http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/02/01/170772387/lesson-learned-a-curb-on-drugmakers-gifts-to-medical-students?utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20130201

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Delta Dental/Washington Dental Service gives $1.15 million to transform education of dentists

Heather Clineschmidt (hcline@uw.edu) thinks you may be interested in the following post: Delta Dental/Washington Dental Service gives $1.15 million to transform education of dentists https://www.washington.edu/cms/news/2012/12/18/delta-dentalwashington-dental-service-gives-1-15-million-to-transform-education-of-dentists/

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