A World of Care: Inside Academic Pharmacy Now

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| Senior Advisor, Student Affairs

| American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers

The 11th Annual I-DOC (Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers) program will take place on the campus of The Ohio State University from July 10 – 12, 2017. We welcome applications from your students through our April 1 deadline. I-DOC is an intensive three-day residential program that introduces participants to the profession of optometry. The purpose of I-DOC is to attract ethnically underrepresented minority undergraduate college students to careers in optometry. Thirty spots are available for the program this summer with financial assistance covering all meals, on-campus housing, activities, and airfare for those travelling to Columbus up to $500.

Application information, eligibility, and more information can be found at www.optometry.osu.edu/idoc

Happy Valentine’s Day!



Justin Griest, MEd Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Financial Aid
The Ohio State University College of Optometry

A426 Starling-Loving Hall | 338 W 10th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-8825 Office | 614-292-7493 Fax


The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Focused on optometric education and vision research

Register now for ASDA’s upcoming predental webinars

The ASDA Season Pass is a great way to access online education addressing every major component of the predental timeline. With panelists that include school admissions officers and advisors, dental school faculty and dental students, you have a wealth of knowledge available to you. Take part in at least ten webinars throughout the year, including:

  • Your personal statement is your big opportunity to demonstrate your enthusiasm, potential and suitability for dental school. The more competitive the school is, the more likely your personal statement could be the deciding factor. Learn from a group of panelists on how to craft a memorable statement that is personal to you.
  • Dissecting the DAT – April 20 – Register now!
  • Apply yourself: Mastering the AADSAS – May
  • What to expect in your first year of dental school – June
  • Interviewing for dental school – August
  • Non-traditional paths to dental school – October

All of the webinars on the list above are free to ASDA members. Not a member yet? Join ASDA now to access these webinars and a wealth of additional member benefits, including DAT study materials, ASDA publications, and discounts on school supplies and car insurance. At just $63 a year, it’s a worthwhile investment in your future. Your membership dues pay for the Season Pass – and so much more!


ASDA website | National meeting schedule | Member benefits | For Predentals

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Scribes work closely with physicians and health care providers to supply real time charting of physician and patient encounters during medical exams. Scribes are responsible for a variety of clerical tasks that include retrieving medical records, documenting the results of diagnostic tests, and preparing discharge instructions, while maintaining the flow of the clinic.

CEP America is the largest in-house provider of scribes in the country with over 1500 scribe employees in over 50 Emergency Departments, Hospitalist Departments, Psychiatric Inpatient, and outside clinics. Our scribes successfully facilitate lasting partnerships between physicians, local communities and universities, patients and hospital staff. Our Scribe Alumni Program is designed for those interested in pursuing these connections throughout their career.
Please click this link to see the details of the job, and to fill out the application. We are interviewing this upcoming week so if you are interested please fill this application out ASAP. Thank you. https://careers.cepamerica.com/job/CEAMUS381/Swedish-Edmonds-Hospital-Scribe?jobsource=indeed&utm_source=indeed&utm_medium=indeed&utm_campaign=indeed-feed&biD=1702

AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair on Feb 16: Register Today

2017 AAMC Virtual Medical Fair to connect with admissions officers from 48 medical schools.

2017 AAMC Virtual Medical School Career Fair
Registration Reminder
Register now for 2017 AAMC Virtual Medical Fair to connect with admissions officers from 48 medical schools. Registration is free.
Why you should attend:
  • Last year, a northeast medical school reported inviting two attendees to interview during the fair after chatting with them and learning additional information.
  • Many attendees noted that they were considering applying to additional schools based on their interactions at last year’s fair.
This Thursday, stop by the fair for a few hours or a few minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair?
It is a virtual event organized by the AAMC to connect interested students with 48 medical schools across the country. At the fair, students can learn about participating schools and chat with admissions professionals.
How can I attend?
To attend, register prior to the event by visiting: aamcvirtualevents.org. Once the fair opens at 12:00 PM ET on Thursday, stop by the fair and use your registered email address to log in. You can stop by any time, visit multiple time and stay for as long or as little as you wish.
How does a virtual fair work?
Virtual fairs are modeled on traditional, in-person fairs but are designed to eliminate the expense and hassle of travel. Each participating medical institution has a customized booth with information for attendees. Attendees can browse the booth and decide whether to speak with a representative of the school (via chat).
How much does registration cost? What is the registration deadline?
Registration is free and attendance is free for students. You can register at any time before or during the fair by visiting: aamcvirtualevents.org.
If registration is free and open, why should I register in advance?
Advance registration enables participating institutions can schedule the correct number of admissions staff at their booths. Last year, thousands of students registered at the last minute which created support challenges.
AAMC Virtual Career Fair


How To Become a Naturopathic Doctor

Join us on the web for both of our upcoming events below!
You Have a Vision of What a Good Doctor Should Be.
We Have a Way to Get You There.
There has never been a better time to be a Naturopathic Doctor. As more and more states pass laws to license and regulate naturopathic medicine, the career opportunities are becoming endless. We invite you to learn more about a career in naturopathic medicine by attending one of our upcoming events.
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Want to learn what NDs do? Join Dr. JoAnn Yanez for a free introductory course on the foundations of naturopathic medicine, how you can become an ND, and much more!

RSVP Today!
Thursday, March 9, 2017

All-Day Virtual Event

Meet representatives, current students, and alumni from our 7 accredited programs in a live virtual setting and learn more about beginning your career in naturopathic medicine.

RSVP Today!
Learn More About Becoming a Naturopathic Doctor
Becoming a licensed naturopathic physician begins with a strong education. Our accredited AANMC-member schools offer graduate-level programs in naturopathic medicine. Find a school that’s right for you.
Request Information
AANMC – Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges | 818 18th Street NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006

Summer Health Professions Education Program

The University of Washington Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health are hosting the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP). This program, formerly known as SMDEP, is a free 6 week residential program for underrepresented and disadvantaged freshman and sophomore college students interested in health professions. The application deadline is March 1 and the program is now open to DACA students. In addition to room and board, students are provided a $600 stipend, and travel is paid for up to $500.

Attached, please find a one page document that describes the UW SHPEP program and a brochure from the national program office This is a national program with 13 sites.

Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have.

Danielle Ishem, MPA, MPH

Director of Workforce Development

Director, Summer Health Professions Education Program

Center for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

U.W. School of Medicine

1959 NE Pacific Street HSC A-300,
Box 356340, Seattle, WA 98195

Ph: 206-616-5866 Email: ishem


registration for the July-September MCAT exam dates are now open

Please be advised that registration for the July-September MCAT exam dates are now open! Students can now register for the entire 2017 testing year.

If you have any questions, please contact Pre-health Advisor Support at 202-828-0950 or advisors.

Best Regards,
Judy Byrne

Judith Byrne, M.A.
Senior Director, MCAT Business Operations

Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001-2399
T (202) 828-0603
E jbyrne


Tomorrow’s Doctors, Tomorrow’s Cures®

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

At UW: Panel with UW Dental Students on Wed Feb 8.

DDS will be hosting a student panel with dental students that attend the UWSoD next Wednesday at 5:30 pm in DEN 113.

The panelists will answer questions about applying to dental school.

What: Dental Student Panel

When: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM

Where: Denny Hall 113

There will be FREE pizza and drinks provided

Foundation Scholarship application period now open

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Foundation Scholarship application period now open

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Please tell your students!

It’s Scholarship time again! The 2017/2018 Shoreline Community College Foundation’s Annual Scholarships are now available online. Last year the Shoreline Community College Foundation gave away over $200,000 in student financial assistance. With over 43 Annual Scholarships and 17 Ongoing Scholarships; students can seek assistance for tuition, school fees, books and emergency needs.

The Annual Scholarships applications are available online at http://www.shoreline.edu/foundation/scholarships.aspx. Applications must be completed and submitted through our online portal by Friday, March 31, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.

To setup an account on our scholarship site, current students will need to use their go.shoreline.edu email to create a login.

High School students applying for 2017/2018 scholarships will need to complete the free admissions form at http://www.shoreline.edu/apply-and-aid/apply.aspx prior to setting up an account.

All information including references, essays, budget worksheets, and transcripts will need to be submitted with the online application.

Students will be notified of awards by May 2, 2017. Presentation of the scholarship awards will be held on May 10, 2017 at the college and must be attended by recipients of scholarships.

For questions on scholarships please contact Kendall at kshawhan or call 206-533-6783.