Bastyr events for interested Shoreline students

Bastyr is holding two events for students interested in graduate nutrition and/or naturopathic medicine on Friday, October 27. Each event is about 5-6 hours, includes a free lunch, and is designed to give prospective students (and guests) a more in-depth look at these programs than they could get just from the website or a normal open-house event at Bastyr.

For those interested in naturopathic medicine:

Experience Bastyr ND:

For those interested in any of our three nutrition tracks available at our Kenmore campus:

Experience Bastyr MSN:

Nancy Desmond

Assistant Director, Admissions


14500 Juanita Dr. NE

Kenmore, WA 98028

P 425-602-3332 | F 425-602-3300

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Scribing Opportunity Available at Polyclinic Seattle

ScribeAmerica is currently looking to recruit students to work as Scribes in the Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics departments at The Polyclinic in Seattle, WA. The scribe will work one on one with board certified physicians assisting with documentation for each patient evaluated by the doctor. It is an exceptional opportunity for any student interested in medicine to gain first-hand experience following a physician in an emergency department setting.

The role of a scribe is to closely collaborate with their assigned physician by documenting the history of each patient evaluated, the doctor’s physical examination, the results of laboratory/radiological studies ordered, and the eventual diagnosis and disposition. Becoming a scribe provides the student with first rate exposure to medical terminology, disease processes, procedures, medications, and the medical decision making process performed by outpatient physicians.

This job is not for everyone; the complexity of the material and fast-paced environment necessitate that only the sharpest and most motivated students succeed as a scribe. We are looking for dependable and hard working employees that have a desire for an eventual career in medicine, or are interested in learning more about careers in medicine. There are multiple shifts throughout the week and each shift consists of following a single physician, usually lasting 8-10 hours. It is expected that each scribe can commit to 2 shifts per week for at least 2 years.

Paid classroom & clinical training is provided. The training is extensive and intense. Each employee will have multiple training sessions both in the classroom and the emergency department during which we teach the flow of the emergency room, extensive medical terminology, and appropriate medical/legal documentation.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity which has demonstrated itself to be excellent experience for students preparing for careers in medicine. Our past employees that excelled as scribes have gone on to receive outstanding evaluations in their clinical trials and residencies.

For more information you may also visit our website Please contact me if you have any questions about our program.


Fariha Rafa
Junior Project Leader
Direct: 405.535.4147 | Corporate: 877.488.5479

Submitted by

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Success Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

“How to Write a Great Personal Statement” webinar 10/17

We just now found out about this:

Tomorrow the American Association of Medical Colleges will partner with the National Research Mentoring Network to co-host a webinar on “How to Write a Great Personal Statement”.

When: Oct 17, 2017 11:00 pm – 12:00 pm Pacific Time

Register in advance for this webinar:

The Personal Statement introduces you to the admissions committee – as a budding scientist and as a person. The goal of this webinar is to provide some general guidelines and important information about the personal statement so that your statement successfully introduces you to the committee.

Presenters will explain why applicants for any program are required to write a statement and will review the different types of statements including a personal history, a research statement, a statement of purpose, or a combination of all three.

Speakers will highlight the major Personal Statement elements that every admissions committee wants to see, and finally, they will present an outline for a sample personal statement.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Speakers: Drs. Victoria Freedman, Audra Van Wart, Cynthia Wright

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Success Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

U Washington Pharmacy at Shoreline CC


Learn how to best prepare for health careers and health professional degree options!

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Success Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

Tuesday Nov. 7 in Room 9202



Is Pharmacy a career fit for you? Come to this presentation by U of Washington School of Pharmacy to learn about pharmacy career options and how to prepare for pharmacy school.

ROSS medical school visit Wed Oct 18


Learn how to best prepare for health careers and degree options at Shoreline!

Wednesday October 18 in Room 9202

ROSS University School of Medicine
– What is it like to attend medical school?

– Curious about living in the Caribbean for two years?

– ROSS has 40 years of experience training physicians and has clinical sites in the USA.

Submitted by

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Success Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

October is National Audiology Awareness Month!

Audiology Focus…

October is National Audiology Awareness Month!

More than 360 million people worldwide have a disabling hearing loss. The American Academy of Audiology is dedicated to advancing the profession through increasing public awareness of audiology and the importance of hearing protection. The Academy website is rich with tools and resources to guide consumers, professionals and students in an effort to promote National Audiology Awareness Month and National Protect Your Hearing Month. Some of these tools include consumer friendly fact sheets and public awareness posters. Find these and other resources here.

Audiology Focus…

Audiology in the News

Recently the American Academy of Audiology issued the following press releases on a variety of topics that are of interest to audiologists and consumers alike.

Check out these and other audiology press releases here.

Submitted by

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Success Coaching Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

Pharmacy Grad School Virtual Fair (Oct 11)

Pharmacy Grad School Virtual Fair

October 11, 2017

AACP invites all students and advisors who are interested in learning about master’s & PhD programs in pharmaceutical, clinical, regulatory, and social & administrative sciences to join us for a free Pharmacy Grad School Virtual Fair on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 9:00a to 9:00p ET!

Register today!

Below are just some of the advanced degree programs offered by US colleges and schools of pharmacy.

· Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

· Biological and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

· Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry

· Drug Development

· Health Outcomes Research

· Medicinal Chemistry

· Molecular Pharmacology

· Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

· Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy

· Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

· Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy

· Pharmaceutical Sciences

· Pharmaceutics

· Pharmaceutical Chemistry

· Pharmacogenomics

· Pharmacognosy

· Pharmacology

· Pharmacotherapy

· Pharmacy Administration

· Public Health

· Toxicology

· Translational Science

Note: This upcoming fair is not intended for students who are interested in pursuing a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree.

Thank you for sharing this announcement with your students!

| Libby J. Ross, M.A.

| Senior Director for Student Affairs

| American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

| 1727 King Street FL 2 ▪ Alexandria, VA 22314

| p: 703.739.2330 x1009 ▪ f: 703.836.8982

| Lross

| Discover ▪ Learn ▪ Care: Improve Health


ASDA Predental Month events in October

Below is information on our upcoming webinars as part of National ASDA Predental Month in October. I would appreciate you circulating this to your students interested in pursuing dental school. All webinars will be recorded for registrants to access later.

Please note: Some of the listed webinars are free for ASDA members only.

Predental timeline

Oct. 3, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
DAT resources & study habits
Oct. 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Paying for dental school
Oct. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Scholarships for aspiring dental students
Oct. 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Interviewing for dental school (live mock interview)
Oct. 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Non-traditional paths to dental school
Oct. 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for ASDA members only

Brian Jones, membership development manager
American Student Dental Association

211 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 700 | Chicago, IL 60611

312-440-2841 |

ASDA can help you get into dental school


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Don’t miss out on the opportunity for an extended membership with the American Student Dental Association. Join today as a predental and receive membership through December 31, 2018 – that includes more than three additional months! As a member, you’ll receive a wealth of benefits, including:

  • Shadowing
  • DAT
  • Personal statement
  • Interviewing
  • And more

Your membership will also extend your network by more than 22,000. ASDA members represent 92% of dental students in the U.S. This network can guide you through the predental timeline. Whether it’s advising you on the Dental Admission Test (DAT) or prepping you for interviews, ASDA members are here to help.

Invest in yourself and let us help you achieve your mission. Join ASDA for only $68.

Already an ASDA member? Then you know the benefits! Share this message with a predental friend you think should join too.
ASDAnet | Get Into Dental School | Get Involved | Publications
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Research Assistant Opportunity in September/October

This is a short-term job opportunity. If interested, please follow up with Christine White, as indicated below.

Posted by Joyce Fagel, Shoreline CC

I am a Research Project Manager in the School of Public Health at the University of Waterloo. We will be conducting a nutrition study in Seattle, and are looking to hire research assistants to assist with data collection in September and early October.

Would you be able to circulate the attached job posting to the students in your Public and Community Health program?

Thanks for your help.

Best regards,


Christine White, MSc| Project Manager

School of Public Health & Health Systems
University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West (LHN 1706)

Waterloo ON Canada, N2L 3G1
519-888-4567 Ext. 36525 | c5white

2017 RA Job Posting – Seattle.pdf