Category Archives: Article

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


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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


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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


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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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Pulse Magazine

I’m writing to make you aware of a resource developed by Dr. Paul Gross at Albert Einstien College of Medicine. I met Dr. Gross at the AAMC Conference in San Francisco a few weeks ago and he asked me to … Continue reading

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2012 Figures on Medical Education Debt

Greetings from the AAMC – The updated 2012 “Medical Student Education: Debt, Costs, and Loan Repayment Facts” card is now available. Also known as the “Debt Fact Card,” this card contains student loan indebtedness figures for the Class of 2012, … Continue reading

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