Category: Schools & Programs Info

: REMINDER: UW Bothell Spring Transfer Fair!

Greetings from the University of Washington Bothell!

I would like to take this opportunity to remind you all of our upcoming Transfer Fair:

Friday, April 20th

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

UW Bothell Campus

North Creek Events Center

18115 Campus Way NE

Bothell, WA 98011

This is a great opportunity for prospective students to learn about admissions requirements, degree programs, and financing an education at the University of Washington Bothell. Students will have the opportunity to meet academic counselors, current students, successful alumni and student support services staff. Students may also receive transcript evaluations (if they bring unofficial copies of their transcripts with them). Also, students can apply for automatic general admission to the university. More information can be found on our website: No RSVP is required.

We would greatly appreciate your assistance in distributing the information to students, faculty and staff who might be interested.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 425.352.5316 or tkirk.

Please encourage your students to visit our campus!


Tiffany Kirk

Admissions Advisor

University of Washington Bothell

18115 Campus Way NE Box 358500

Bothell, WA 98011



Experience Bastyr! Friday, April 20th

“Experience Bastyr” – Undergraduates April 20th, 2012

10:30am – 1:30pm

Come join us for a day learning about all the options Bastyr has in store for you!

Are you sure you want to come to Bastyr to study the natural health sciences, but unsure which of our undergraduate programs is the one for you? Let us help you sort through the programs and decide the best fit.

Join us and learn how people have chosen their career fields, and apply those ideas to your own passions. Thinking of transferring into Bastyr but not sure about program requirements or prerequisites? Our admissions advisors will be on hand to answer all of your questions.

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Get an overview of the undergraduate programs offered by the University
  • Get some tips on finding the right program for you
  • Cover the prerequisites required
  • Learn about the application process
  • Get all of your questions answered

Join us for lunch while you hear from current Bastyr students about their deciding factors on choosing Bastyr and what life is like for a real student!


For more information about this Undergraduate Programs Exploration Event, please contact Amy Pinneo at apinneo.

Emily Scheuer

Admissions Advisor

Bastyr University

14500 Juanita Dr. NE

Kenmore, WA 98028

P 425-602-3332 | F 425-602-3090

Check out our prerequisite guide for course equivalencies:

MCAT changes in 2015

On March 19, 2012, AAMC’s Board of Directors approved the MR5 committee’s recommendations for the 2015 MCAT exam. The changes are designed to help students prepare for a rapidly-changing health care system and an evolving body of medical knowledge while addressing the needs of a growing, aging, and increasingly-diverse population. Among the changes are added emphasis on the social and behavioral sciences, scientific inquiry and reasoning skills, introductory biochemistry, and critical analysis and reasoning skills. To learn more about the new exam go to:
For detail about the content of the future exam, see:

PNWU Pre-Med Open House

Hey everyone, I hope this email finds you all well and happily engaged in your year. I wanted to send out this little flyer to help you “Save the Date” for this year’s Open House for Pre-Med advisors, prospective medical students and matriculating students. We are right in the middle of finalizing the schedule of events, and coordinating with our current students who will be hosting this year’s community health fair and the PNWURunForYourLife5K run on our campus on the 14th as well. Please plan to bring your running shoes and jump in, as well as, visit all of the booths at this year’s community health fair. As we finalize the day’s schedule, I will get further information out to you.
I have included as many emails to pre-med club contacts as I have but I know I only have a few. So please pass this information on to your pre-med clubs. We only have room for a max 150 seats for this year’s event. So please let everyone on your campus know to email me back to register.
Have a great day!
Michael Riggin, Admissions Counselor Office of Enrollment Services 111 University Parkway, Suite 202 Yakima, WA 98901
Main: (509) 452.5100 Direct: (509) 249.7740 Fax: (509) 452.5101 Email: mriggin
Exceptional Education * Extraordinary Impact
Mission Statement Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences educates and trains health care professionals with osteopathic values and conducts research to provide quality care to communities of the Pacific Northwest, particularly rural and underserved populations.

UW Open House: Biomedical, Health Care and Social Work Programs

Please join UW Professional & Continuing Education for an informative night about higher
education designed for busy adults with evening or online classes. Learn about our certificate
and graduate programs for the life sciences, health care and social work sectors.
Programs represented include medical engineering, biomedical regulatory affairs,
pharmaceutical bioengineering, health economics, health care administration, clinical
and health informatics, public health, and more. Please RSVP for this free event.

Event Sponsor: UW Professional & Continuing Education
Date of Event: February 22, 2012
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: UW Tower, Seattle

New UW Graduate Certificate Program in Women, Adolescent, and Child Health

Dear Students,
We are pleased to announce that we will begin accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in Global Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children this Winter Quarter and officially enrolling in Spring 2012. The curriculum of the certificate program is designed to give students a base of knowledge they can draw from when faced with a variety of issues in resource poor settings. More information about this graduate certificate program can be found on the Global WACh website.
If you would like to get a head start on the program, GH/HSERV 544 is the flagstone course in the program and provides a strong base of knowledge from which to build. This class is only offered in Winter quarter and there are spots available for the upcoming session. See below for more information regarding GH/HSERV 544 and see the attached flier for information regarding the Global WACh Certificate Program.
GH 544 (jointly offered as HServ 544) is open for registration for Winter quarter. This is a great class for those who plan to work in maternal and child health in resource limited settings. The course is especially great for those who have had at least some work experience in such settings.
Course description: This 3 credit course provides an overview of the critical health problems of women and children in resource limited settings and examines programmatic interventions and practical strategies that respond to those problems. The course covers MCH proposal development, community involvement and program implementation and management.
Course website: Health Services and Global Health graduate students may enroll without instructor permission. Others should email instructor or TA for add code. Class size is limited to 30.
For questions please contact: Donna Denno, MD, MPH Course Instructor ddenno or Paula Kett Course TA pmk Best,
Michael A. Ruffo Program Manager Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children Box 359909 325 Ninth Avenue Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: (206)685-9659

The Medical School for International Health December 2011 Update

We are pleased to send you the following updates on the Medical School for International Health (MSIH), a collaboration of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Health Sciences and Columbia University Medical Center. Having admitted our fourteenth class this year, we have a number of milestones to share. As you may know, the MSIH actively encourages student participation in expanding our global health curriculum through the Global Health and Medicine Working Group. Our students recently presented a poster on the MSIH Global Health curriculum titled Integrative global health curriculum for medical school students: Assessments and advances at the November conference of the Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) in Montreal, Canada. In the photo at left, second year medical students Caitlin Mullins (left), a University of North Carolina alumna with a degree in International Studies, and Tobin Greensweig (left), a UC Santa Barbara graduate, are seen here with their poster at the GHEC conference along with fourth-year medical students Katherine Horan, a McGill University graduate and Jonah Mink, an alum of Brandeis University departments of Neuroscience/Biology.
The 2011 MSIH Alumni Symposium, held on November 6, 2011, convened alumni from all ten graduating classes to review plans to establish an MSIH Alumni Association for our 328 alumni in North America and abroad. The afternoon was set aside for presentations on outcomes of our alumni tracking project and on some of the global health research and clinical activities our alumni are engaged in, some of which are listed below:
Ryan Carroll, MD (‘02), MPH, a graduate of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, is now a Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He spends one-third of his time in Uganda, working on the Blantyre Malaria Project. His presentation Translational Research in Cerebral Malaria describes the research and clinical data compiled to support the use of nitric oxide in the treatment of pediatric cerebral malaria.
Erica Spatz, MD (‘03), MPH, a graduate of Vanderbilt University, is a recent Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University’s School of Medicine. She discussed her work with colleagues at Yale in Working with Medically Underserved Communities in New Haven, Connecticut: Dealing with Health Disparities in Economically Advanced Urban Settings. Her study focused on the challenges faced by underserved populations in not only receiving care, but in continuing care, and provided a patient navigation model called Project Access to improve care.
We have been conducting longitudinal tracking of our alumni to asses both career paths and the extent to which our alumni are advancing the global health mission of the MSIH.
I reported on our alumni involvement in global health and highlighted outcomes that were part of a poster presentation at the GHEC-CUGH conference. Our data shows that 71% of graduates from our first five classes have been involved in one or more areas of global health within two to eight years after graduation.
In addition, many graduates are involved in four or more areas of global health-related clinical activity or research. You will find my presentation, as well as MSIH Residencies, Fellowships, and Alumni Publications on our website by clicking here.
We are always pleased to speak with pre-health advisors or send a program representative to meet with you and your students on campus. Our website provides the MSIH curriculum, an interactive application and scholarship information.
Sincerely, Pamela Pamela Cooper, MA Administrative Director
630 West 168th Street, PH 15E-1512 New York, NY 10032 212-305-9587 212-305-3079fax
visit us on the web at
read our first-year student blog at
We’re on Facebook , search the Medical School for International Health.
Apply online at
Sara Carlson Sternglass Public Relations Coordinator The Medical School for International Health Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street, PH 15E-1512 New York, NY 10032 212-305-9587 212-305-3079fax visit us on the web at read our first-year student blog at We’re on Facebook, search the Medical School for International Health.

Berkeley Optometry School Visit (11/29)

Subject: Berkeley Optometry School Visit (11/29)
Message: VISIONEYES Pre-Optometry Club at the UW will be hosting a presentation by UC Berkeley School of Optometry on Tuesday, Nov. 29th from 5pm-6pm in Savery 137. Please consider coming a half hour early to have a discussion with other pre-optometry students, and stay later for Q&A with a Berkeley Optometry admissions representative.
To find out more about Berkeley Optometry, visit
Hope to see you then!
Sincerely, VISIONEYES Pre-Optometry Club at the UW

Anesthesiologist Assistant Program Application Deadline EXTENDED to December 1

Our application deadline has been extended to December 1 for admission in June 2012. Please review and share the attached brochure with your advisees who are interested in careers in medicine but are not sure medical school is right for them.
Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAs) are mid-level anesthesia care providers working within the Anesthesia Care Team. Starting salaries are determined by regional factors but are approximately $120,000 per year. For the past 16 years 100% of our students who were actively seeking employment have had job offers before graduation.
We offer instruction in Cleveland, Ohio, and at our off-site location in Houston, Texas. We are pleased to announce our intention to create a Washington, D.C. program; we have applied for the necessary approvals and accreditations. Each location provides unique opportunities in learning.
In addition to our brochure I have attached our admission criteria. If you have any questions about the requirements please feel free contact me.
Best Regards,
Laura Bishop Education Coordinator Master of Science in Anesthesia Program Case Western Reserve University Lakeside Suite 2533 11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106-5007 T 216-844-8077 F 216-844-7349 laura.bishop

UW Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine Open House Nov 15

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Occupational THERAPY
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
5:00-6:00 PM
University of Washington Medical Center
Room BB-918
Take BB Tower Elevators to 9th floor and follow signs. I
* Curriculum Information
*Interact with Current Faculty and Students
*Ask Questions of Advisors
with Fellow Applicants
*View Teaching Facilities
Ouestions: Call our Curriculum Offices
Occupational Therapy (206) 598-5764
Physical Therapy (206) 598-5333
Prosthetics and Orthotics (206) 616-8586
Or visit our website (