Interview practice for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school

UAA Pre-health advising presents: Interview Panel and Workshopundergraduate advising

Want to stand out in your interview for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional school?

Join admissions deans and directors from the UW Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, as well as current health professional students, for a panel discussion. Afterward, advisers and health professional students will lead small-group mock interviews for seniors and alumni.

Thursday, October 8th, beginning at 5:30 pm

The panel discussion is open to all. Registration is required for the mock interviews, which are currently reserved for seniors and alumni. If space is available, others will be invited to join. Both events are free.

Panel presentation at 5:30 pm in Mary Gates Hall, Room 389

Mock interviews at 6:45 pm in Mary Gates Hall, Room 134 (Registration required for interviews:

For more information, contact

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Seeking volunteers and a PT employee: Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline)

Seattle Area Feline Rescue

Veterinary Technician – Cat Care Coordinator (Shoreline)
Compensation: DOE

Seeking: Cat Care Coordinator

This position is responsible for all daily and medical care of SAFe Rescue cats and kittens. This includes coordination with foster homes, vaccines, blood draws and testing, required medications, spay – neuter prep and post-op care. Responsible for accurate record keeping; ensuring all animals are current on vaccines and required medications; maintaining supplies; coordinating and training daily kennel care volunteers; maintaining a clean and sanitary work space; and communicating with others to ensure appropriate cat care in compliance with established policies and procedures. This position will have contact with the public. We are a small rescue and each position is cross trained.

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Must be 18 years of age
Minimum 2 years of work experience in Veterinary medicine
Animal Shelter or kenneling experience preferred.
Proficient computer skills in Windows and office environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Shows initiative and is a mindful and collaborative worker.
Ability to handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced environment.
Certified Veterinary Tech course completion is desirable.
Two years prior experience in an animal welfare environment is desirable.

This is a part-time position and the hours will vary. The schedule includes working evenings and weekends. Compensation is based on experience for the right candidate.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume. We will not be accepting phone calls.

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Volunteer Tutoring opportunity with Washington MESA


Be a Tutor with Seattle MESA

  • Earn up to 10 credits in your major or minor
  • Motivate and mentor a student
  • Develop your teaching skills
  • Build confidence in STEM subject areas
  • Work with other great UW volunteers
  • Travel available through UCAR

For more information please contact Joffrey Hooks at or (206) 616-2946

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College Success for Veterans – fall quarter seminar

Veteran Success Seminar

For more information contact course instructor:  Tim McCoy at

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Welcome new Huskies!

Pre-Health at the UW – Getting Started…

The UW Pre-health team would like to welcome all new transfer and first year students.  We have created a series of online presentations to help orient you to your pre-health exploration here at UW.  These presentations are designed for students interested in pursuing undergraduate health majors (e.g. Nursing, Public Health, Social Work) as well as graduate/professional level programs (e.g.  Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy).

UW Undergraduate Advising_ Pre-Health Orientation_ Summer 2015

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American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) virtual education fair

AOTA virtual fair

On August 4 & 5, The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) will host its first-ever occupational therapy virtual education fair. Essentially, this is an online grad fair where OT programs across the country can connect and interact with prospective students in a live virtual setting. To learn more about this opportunity and to register your program alongside some of the top OT schools in the country, please visit    Hurry—registration closes July 24th!

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dive into dentistry

Still thinking about registering for Dive into Dentistry Day?

There’s only a few spots left!

The last day to register is on Sunday 7/19 at 11:59pm.

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Job opening for recent pre-health graduates

Full Time, Paid Position Opening

Study Coordinator Full time, paid, study coordinator position opening for Seattle Institute for Biomedical Research (SIBCR), NIH funded project examining the interaction of pain, health habits and medication. This position will involve working with older and middle age adults.

Characteristics of the position include: coordinate the operations of clinical, biomedical and/or behavioral research studies involving human subjects.; apply protocol, conduct interviews, administer cognitive tests and questionnaires, record observations; score tests, record results, process biomedical samples, coordinate management of study data and assist with presentation of results.

Candidates must be comfortable with handling and processing biomedical samples such as human blood and working in a hospital environment.  Computer knowledge is important, and experience with windows, Excell, Powerpoint, MS word are necessary and experience with redcap, Eprime, SPSS is desirable.

An educational background in Psychology courses such as research methods and cognitive psychology or Neuroscience (particularly applied human models) are also helpful. Availability of transportation is necessary.

This position will involve work at the Veterans Administration Medical Center- Seattle Division located on Beacon Hill.

Please fax or send via US mail a copy of your resume along with cover letter with start/date availability to the address/number below.  Email resume will not be accepted.



Attention:  M. Cherrier


1660 S. Columbian Way

Seattle, WA 98108

Fax:  206-764-2476

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Additional MD-PhD Twitter Chats, July 14 and August 18


In addition to the already-scheduled Twitter chat on July 24, there will be two additional chats on July 14 and August 18.

The leadership of the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program will be answering MD-PhD related questions via Twitter #ASKMDPHD. Feel free to share with your students and get all of your MD-PhD questions answered.

Please be sure to mark your questions with #ASKMDPHD

Questions will be answered by:

Dr. Olaf Andersen, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Director

Ruth Gotian, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Administrative Director

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MCAT 2016 test dates update

2016 MCAT Testing Calendar
In 2016, MCAT will return to a typical test administration schedule with test dates in January and April-September. Registration for 2016 will open in October 2015. More details about the exact calendar dates will be made available in September.

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Learn About the UW School of Dentistry’s Rural/Underserved Program


Are you a pre-dental student? Are you interested in working as a dentist in rural and/or underserved areas? Consider applying to the UW’s RIDE program.

The RIDE program was developed by the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSOD) to address oral health workforce needs in rural and underserved communities. RIDE is a partnership with Eastern Washington University (EWU), Washington State University (WSU) and the UW School of Medicine WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) program to create educational efficiencies as well as innovations. The RIDE curriculum includes a significant amount of training in rural and underserved areas to increase the likelihood that students will practice in these communities after graduation and has served as a model program for other universities.

Follow the link below to watch a movie about the program:

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Four Free Webinars for Pre-Med Students this Summer

MCAT Diagnostic Test Review Session: Thursday July 9th @ 8pm EST

Join Bryan Schnedeker from Next Step, and Linda Abraham of for this informative session. Bryan will review the results of Next Step’s free MCAT diagnostic test and Linda will provide an overview of the med school admissions process.

Biochemistry Sample Class: Monday July 13th @ 8pm EST

Join Dr. Anthony LaFond, Next Step’s National Director of MCAT content for this 90 minute Biochemistry sample class.

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Sample Class: Tuesday July 21st @ 8pm EST

Join Bryan Schnedeker for this 90 minute sample class on the CARS section of the MCAT.

Med School Selection and Application Strategies: Thursday August 6th @ 8:30pm EST

Dr. Ryan Gray of The Medical School Headquarters will go in depth on school selection strategy and discuss how to put together a high impact application package.

Click here to register!

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Webinar: Learn About the University of Queensland Ochsner School of Medicine


Webinar: Meet the Students

A brief presentation about the program will be provided followed by a live Q&A with UQ Ochsner students.

Wednesday, July 29
7pm-8pm (EDT)


This program offers U.S. students and Permanent Residents:

  • Two Years in Brisbane, Australia
  • UQ SoM is a major research institution and is ranked #47 in the World by U.S. News and World Report
  • Two years of clinical training at the UQ Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans, LA, the U.S. campus of UQ SoM
  • Ochsner Academic Medical Center is ranked in the top 15 Teaching Hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters
  • 91% Residency Match 2015
  • USMLE pass rate is equivalent to U.S. med schools
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 scores average the same as the U.S. scores
  • Average GPA of the 2015 entering class was 3.4; Average MCAT was 29

For complete information about the program and admissions requirements:

If you have any questions or need assistance registering for the event, please email

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Webinar: Applying to the Right Medical Schools for You


Watch the recording of this webinar from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) for insight from directors of admission on the importance of applying to schools with missions that fit your goals and interests.


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Interested in learning more about MD/PhD programs?

 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

A message from Michelina Stoddard (UW Alum, class of 2011):

I am a UW Alum (class of 2011) currently attending the Tri-Institutional MD/PhD program at Weill Cornell Medical College. This Wednesday the 24th our program director, Olaf Andersen, and administrative director, Ruth Gotian, will be hosting a Q&A session via Twitter. This is a rare opportunity to interact with officials in a top program and have questions answered straight from the source.

On Wednesday, June 24th, the leadership of the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program will be answering MD-PhD related questions via Twitter #ASKMDPHD. Feel free to share with your students and get all of your MD-PhD questions answered.

Please be sure to mark your questions with #ASKMDPHD

Questions will be answered by:

Dr. Olaf Andersen, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Director

Ruth Gotian, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program Administrative Director

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