local Pharmacy assistant job opportunity

The Greenwood Safeway Pharmacy (8704 Greenwood Ave N) has an opening for a part time pharmacy assistant (AKA B-tech). The applicant must have a valid pharmacy assistant license. Availability during the evenings and/or weekends is preferred. Those interested may contact Stephanie Lee, the pharmacy manager, on the pharmacy phone jstephlee.

Please feel free to pass this along to anyone who might be interested.

Sent by a Shoreline CC alumni.

2018 AMCAS Application Cycle

We are happy to announce the 2018 AMCAS application cycle will open Tuesday, May 2. Additional important dates for this cycle include submission opening which will be on Thursday, June 1, and data transmission of verified applications to medical schools, which begins on Friday, June 30.

For the 2018 cycle, the changes you will see include the addition of five new questions and the First Generation College Student Indicator. A plethora of support resources for applicants (on the AMCAS Tools and Tutorials page) and advisors (on the Prehealth Advisor Resource page) will be updated and available by Friday, April 14, including an advisor presentation on the 2018 AMCAS application.

Please note that a redesigned AMCAS application will launch later in the 2018 cycle. This change in the application interface will not impact data transmission to medical schools. The AMCAS Outreach Team will provide timely updates as they become available, and we will provide advisors and applicants ample notice and information before the new application interface launches.

As always, AMCAS staff are committed to providing the best possible experience for applicants and their advisors. We will be hosting applicant and advisor online chats in May to answer any questions you may have about the 2018 AMCAS application and will share registration information soon.

Thank you,

Dejanira

Dejanira Cruz
Sr. Communications Specialist (AMCAS)

Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399
dcruz
202-828-0409

Swedish Epilepsy Center – summer Internship

Over the past 12 years our team at Swedish Epilepsy Center hosted multiple undergraduates interested in clinical neuroscience for a summer internship. Most commonly, the intern’s goals are straightforward- how can they satisfy pre-med school application requirements. Specifically, can they shadow a clinician for 50-100 hours or so. Our team sees it differently.

Our goal for the Epilepsy intern is to expose them to how we treat patients with epilepsy. We want to spark an interest in how complex the presentations and treatments of neurologic illness are. With that in mind, the clinical exposure is only part of the internship. We aim to have the intern work on a research project that is ethical, safe, important, and hopefully fun. Seven of our eight past interns have published their work with us in peer-reviewed Neurology journals. Many also presented their work in National meetings, and most have matriculated to either graduate medical or other STEM programs.

We are specifically looking for an undergraduate interested in neuroscience and the pursuit of a career in clinical healthcare to spend 8 weeks with us this summer learning about epilepsy. The internship has a $3500 stipend associated and the start and finish dates can vary between Mid-June to Mid-August.

Interested applicants can send their CV including GPA and a 1 page cover letter describing why they are interested in a career in neuroscience to the following email: Michael.doherty by May 1.

UW School of Dentistry Pre-Admissions Workshop 5/16

University of Washington School of Dentistry Presents a Pre-Admissions Workshop

Tuesday, May 16th

5:00 p.m. ~ 6:50 p.m.

Health Sciences Building, Turner Auditorium (Room D209)

Get your questions answered here:

§ How do I apply to dental school?

§ When do I apply to dental school?

§ What are the admission requirements?

§ Preparing my personal statement

§ References

To register for this event, please send an email to memoryb

Let ASDA prepare you for the DAT

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Participate in ASDA DAT Week, April 17-21
The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) invites you to join predental students nationwide in celebrating DAT Week this April.

National Webinars
During the week, national ASDA will host three webinars:

Vital Information and Tips for Taking the DAT (2017)
April 17
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members and non-members
Register now

Study Methods for the Natural Sciences (DAT)
April 19
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members and non-members
Register now

Dissecting the DAT
April 20
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT
Free for members; $10 for non-members*
Register now

DAT Week Activities
ASDA will offer the following activities for predentals:

  • Blog posts from students who have taken the DAT
  • Shared DAT practice test questions and tips on ASDA’s Facebook and Instagram pages
  • Instagram contest that will challenge creativity and afford predentals the opportunity to earn prizes for participation, including DAT resources and study materials.

*Join ASDA today for $63 and receive access to all ASDA webinars, plus many other benefits.

For more information about DAT Week, go to Brian or 312-440-2841.

Thank you to our DAT Week 2017 sponsor:

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Seattle Children’s Outpatient Pharmacy Volunteer Position

Pharmacy Volunteer Responsibilities:

Volunteers help the Pharmacy staff prepack medication using appropriate techniques, perform outdates checking in required areas, assist in maintaining department supplies for areas of use by staff, and follow Seattle Children’s policies and procedures. Volunteers will work at all times under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist or Pharmacy technician.

Pharmacy Volunteer Requirements:

§ Must be 18 years of age with High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

§ Must commit to 100 hours of service on a regular weekly three-hour shift for a duration of at least 10 consecutive months including summer

§ Must complete required vaccinations and consent to state background check

§ Must have or acquire an active Washington State Pharmacy Assistant License

Volunteer Application Process (Pharmacy volunteers only; please see our website for other roles):

§ Email alexa.vanselow to request an application or to answer any questions

§ Submit application and two letters of reference

§ Volunteer Services will contact you to schedule an interview once all materials are received within two weeks of issuing application

University of Washington’s Master of Occupational Therapy Applicant Information Session

Hello!

We are inviting any undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student interested in a career in occupational therapy or applying to our Master of Occupational Therapy program to an Applicant Information Session! Please help spread the word…

University of Washington – Seattle

Magnuson Health Sciences Center/UW Medical Center

Room CC 902

Friday, April 7th, 2017

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Thank you!

Charu Gupta, MA

Academic Counselor

Division of Occupational Therapy

1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195-6490

4-2017 Flyer for Information Session.pdf

Registration For PNWU-Yakima Medical School, 2017 Open House – Saturday, April 8

Date: Saturday, April 8th
Time: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

For prospective students, pre-med clubs, incoming students, and pre-med advisers:

7:00 am Check-in for Run for Your Life 5k (Butler-Haney Hall)
8:00 am Run For Your Life 5k
Open House check-in (Butler-Haney Hall foyer)
PNWU Community Health Fair (Butler-Haney Hall foyer)

10:00 am Open House opening session (Butler-Haney Hall Temple Auditorium)
11:00 am Breakout session 1
Noon Lunch break
12:30 pm Breakout session 2
1:30 pm Breakout session 3
2:30 pm Breakout session 4

Breakout sessions being offered this year:

1. Financial Aid (paying for medical school)
2. A day in the life of a medical student
3. Benefits of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/OMM demonstration
4. PNWU application strategies
5. Campus tour
6. Making the transition to Yakima/supporting your medical student
7. Mind the Gap (the academic transition to medical school)
8. Medical Simulation (medical decision making through teamwork in the SIM lab)

Food options will be provided from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on campus for a fee.

Explore Health Career news: financial planning

ExploreHealthCareers.org
ExploreHealthCareers.org Newsletter

March, 2017

Search for "cost of higher education" and Google returns 124 million results. “How to pay for college” returns a whopping 282 million results. Determining how much your education will cost and how you’ll cover those costs is a topic on nearly every prospective student’s mind. We’ve rounded up our most popular blog posts about paying for school to aid in your research and planning.

The Big Q: How Much?

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Let’s say the sticker price for your dream college is $35,000 per year — is that how much you’ll actually pay for school?! Find the answer by using this formula for calculating net price.

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Debt — Is It An Inevitability?

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What you need to know about “no-loan policies” that replace student loans with money that you don’t have to pay back.

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Think Outside the Box.

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Look beyond loans, grants and college scholarships to help pay for your health care education.

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Serve and Be Served.

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Interested in a career in primary care? Committing to service might be the way to go. These programs help you pay and fulfill a need.

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Volunteers for ADA Camp Sealth

Are you interested in working with kids who have type 1 diabetes and learning more about diabetes management? If so, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a volunteer opportunity for you! Join us for ADA Camp Sealth on Vashon Island, which is taking place this year from Monday, July 31 to Saturday, August 5. The ADA camp is the only diabetes camp in the country that’s integrated into a traditional summer camp, so our campers can attend with their family and friends without diabetes! The ADA’s role is to manage all of the medical care for the campers with diabetes so they can focus on having fun at summer camp.

We have two volunteer roles for students: medical assistants and diabetes counselors. Medical assistants help campers with testing their blood sugar before meals and bedtime, treat low blood sugars, and fill in for other staff as needed. We ask that medical assistants plan to attend camp for at least three days and two nights. Diabetes counselors are assigned to a specific cabin and accompany their campers on activities throughout the week to help with diabetes management. We ask that these volunteers attend camp for the whole week.

Room and board is provided for all volunteers. No prior experience is needed, as there will be training before camp to teach you everything you need to know!

If you’re interested in volunteering at camp, please contact Kelsey Stefanik-Guizlo by June 15 at kstefanikguizlo.