Apply to the PrepStep-Health Care Scholar Program

PrepStep-Health Care Scholar is a hands-on clinical certification course in which participants experience direct patient contact.

Program participants rotate among different clinical and administrative departments in a health care setting while learning alongside health care professionals as members of the patient care team.

Learn more and apply at this link.

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

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.

New Aspiring Doc resources

From the AAMC:

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added several new resources to the Asp= iring Docs website.

Fact Sheets

* Applying as a Veteran or Current Military Member

* Making the Most of a Pre-med Event

Inspiring Stories

* Wells LaRivi=E8re, University of Colorado School of Medicine= MSTP (MD-PhD program), 2023 Wells found inspiration in his experience as a patient of Polycystic Kidney= Disease and receiving a kidney transplant at age 17.

* Jeff Mahlum, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Pub= lic Health, 2019 Following an injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Jeff wasn’= t sure if he’d be able to go to medical school, but he continued to pursue = his dream.

* Nicholas Beam, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D.= School of Medicine, 2018 Nicholas encourages pre-meds to explore interests outside of medicine becau= se they will make you a better doctor and person in the long run.

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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:

Dive Into Dentistry Day

My name is Abigail Mazon. I am a dental student at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and a member of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter for the school.

UW ASDA is hosting an event called Dive into Dentistry Day for pre-dental students, and we would love to invite all pre-dental students to attend. This event will immerse pre-dental students into various dental activities such as drilling, suturing, and waxing teeth. There will also be workshops on mock interviews, applying to dental school, and financial aid options.

I have attached our pdf flyer to this email and our Facebook page:

Please contact " UWDIDD" or our facebook page with any questions.

Abigail Mazon
University of Washington
DDS Candidate – 2018

(206) 819 – 7158

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Webinar on University of Queensland Ochsner University School of Medicine

UQ Ochsner is an international medical school that prepares students to practice medicine in many countries, including the US.

Webinar on Wednesday, June 24
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, higher than 80% of all U.S. medical schools

§ 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 scores average the same as the U.S. scores, Step 2 scores average 20 points higher than the U.S. average scores

§ Average GPA of the 2015 entering class was 3.4; Average MCAT was 29

If you have any questions or need assistance, email info.

University of Oregon MCAT Prep Course slots still available


The University’s MCAT Preparation Workshop is conducted by faculty members and testing experts in the sciences and social sciences who teach material specifically tailored for the MCAT. All instructors focus on helping students perform to their best abilities on the MCAT.

Summer MCAT Prep starts June 22.

Cost: $750 per student

Available at the UO campus in Eugene or online

Students are encouraged to register before the priority deadline to allow adequate time for material order and shipping.

Registration forms and contact information are available on our website or contact TLC at 541-346-3226 for more information.

Reminder: 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair on June 11th

Learn about ADEA AADSAS at the Virtual Fair!

ADEA AADSAS® opens June 2, and we are sure you are

incredibly busy preparing materials for your application to dental school. If you plan to apply during the 2016 application cycle, the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fairwill prove an essential step in making contact with dental schools. While all high school and college predental students are encouraged to attend, the Virtual Fair will particularly help 2016 applicants. This event—at no cost to you—will take place entirely online, so register now to speak with admissions officers from over 45 U.S. dental school exhibitors. In addition to the valuable experience of chatting one-on-one with admissions representatives, you will have the opportunity to network with fellow predental students and view presentations about the application process, ways to build your portfolio, career options and much more.

Register now, and make sure to invite all of your fellow predental students!

June 11, 2015

11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

ADEA Keynote Speaker: First African American Woman Chief Medical Examiner


Next Week’s Keynote Speaker

We are excited to announce that Joye M. Carter, M.D., the first African American woman appointed to be a Chief Medical Examiner in the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair. Dr. Carter will discuss her career in forensic pathology and detail the valuable role dentistry plays in solving crimes.

The event is only one week away! Register now, and be sure to log in for the keynote address on June 11at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time! Dr. Carter will be available after her presentation to answer questions.

This event—at no cost to you—will take place entirely online. Join us to hear Dr. Carter’s engaging speech, network with fellow predental students and speak with admissions officers from over 45 U.S. dental schools.

2015 ADEA Predental Student Virtual Fair
June 11, 2015
11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern Time


Be sure to spread the word to fellow predental students about this free event!

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Dive into Dentistry Day July 25th

Are you eager to test out your hand skills and love for dentistry?

Be sure to check out this year’s Dive into Dentistry Day 2015 Presented by UW School of Dentistry!

The event is a great way to get exposure to dentistry with tons of hands-on activities like waxing, drilling, restoring teeth, suturing, taking impressions etc. It’s also a wonderful networking opportunity, so don’t hesitate to reserve your spot!

§ Saturday July 25th

§ Check in is from 8:00-8:30AM and the final presentation should be finished by 5:00PM

Location: University of Washington School of Dentistry

§ Check in will be in Turner Auditorium (D209)

§ All lab activities will take place in D1 and D2 labs

Sign up at:

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