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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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Credit Research Exposed Course

Enroll in Research Exposed! Approaches to Inquiry (General Studies 391 D) Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers the undergraduate an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how … Continue reading

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Public Health Genomics

Greetings from the School of Public Health. Please share this great AUT 2012 course opportunity with your students as appropriate. It’s a great introduction to Public Health Genetics, offers I&S / NW credit, and has no prerequisites. This autumn, the … Continue reading

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The Widespread Problem of Doctor Burnout

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/the-widespread-problem-of-doctor-bu rnout/?emc=eta1

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Summer programs aim to encourage and prepare minorities to attend college

Heather Clineschmidt (hcline@uw.edu) thinks you may be interested in the following article: Summer programs aim to encourage and prepare minorities to attend college https://www.washington.edu/cms/news/2012/08/03/summer-programs-aim-to-encourage-and-prepare-minorities-to-attend-college/

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NPR.org – You Think Beauty Is Skin Deep? You”re Not A Chiropractor

An interesting read about chiropractic medicine! Heather Clineschmidt thought you would be interested in this story: You Think Beauty Is Skin Deep? Youre Not A Chiropractor http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/07/13/156718782/you-think-beauty-is-skin-deep-youre-not-a-chiropractor?sc=emaf

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History of Dentistry

On this date in 1867, *Harvard Dental School,* *the first university-based dental school in the United States was founded*. Before the school’s founding, aspiring dentists went to freestanding trade schools or learned by apprenticeship. The world’s first dental training program … Continue reading

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Can doctors learn empathy?

Can Doctors Learn Empathy? By PAULINE W. CHEN, M.D. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/21/can-doctors-learn-empathy/?ref=health Fred Donini-Lenhoff Medical Education Communications Director American Medical Association 515 N State St Chicago, IL 60654 312 464-4635 312 464-5830 Fax fred.lenhoff@ama-assn.org Subscribe to our monthly e-mail newsletter, AMA MedEd … Continue reading

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New Inspiring Stories on the AAMC web site

Need a mid-term pick-me-up? If so, read the inspiring stories below! Happy midterms, prehealth students! **************************** Heather Clineschmidt Academic Counselor – Lead UAA Advising, University of Washington (206) 543-2550 http://www.washington.edu/uaa/advising/prehealth/ Good Afternoon! We have recently added two new Inspiring Stories … Continue reading

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What about those rankings?

Great reading regarding the issues around the ranking of academic programs. http://chronicle.com/article/US-News-Seeks-Medical/129561/?key=Sjl3JV9jaHcSZHk0NjZBbzsGbSY/M0N1Y3tDbHt3bllUFQ%3D%3D

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Major research news out of UW

Dear All — Researchers Jared Baeten and Renee Heffron with the UW’s International Clinical Research Center have an observational study of 3,800 couples in Africa published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases that shows women using hormonal contraception –such as a … Continue reading

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Health | Title fight: physicians vs. those with doctorates | Seattle Times Newspaper

Interesting article from the Seattle Times: Health | Title fight: physicians vs. those with doctorates | Seattle Times Newspaper.

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Gates Foundation Names Dr. Trevor Mundel to Lead Global Health Program

press release Sept. 13, 2011, 9:00 a.m. EDT Gates Foundation Names Dr. Trevor Mundel to Lead Global Health Program http://i1.marketwatch.com/MW5/content/story/images/PR-Logo-Newswire.gif SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that Dr. Trevor Mundel … Continue reading

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