Tag: allied health

A Day in the Life of a Health Care Team

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The Commonwealth Medical College

From physician assistants to radiologists to dietitians, there are so many career options in medicine beyond the doctors and nurses you're accustomed to seeing. read more

Health Careers You Haven't Considered

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Nurses and doctors, the general practitioners as you may know them, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to health care professionals. There is a wealth of health careers out there in what are known as the allied health fields. read more

Medical School Admission Requirements by Design

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Director, Chemistry Program, Mount Mary College

Perhaps you feel it--the call to become a physician. The path to medical school and the subsequent practice of medicine is notoriously rigorous and very competitive. Yet, some say the hardest part of the journey is the admission process. read more

How to Be a Competitive Med School Applicant

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Director of the Pre-medical and Related Health Professional Programs, Gannon University

What makes someone an ideal med school applicant? What do admission counselors look for? How should students, both pre-med and not, prepare? read more

What Are Med School Residencies Really Like?

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The residency is one of the last steps toward becoming a full-fledged doctor. It's an exciting, stressful, amazing learning experience, and I am right in the middle of it as a resident at the Duluth Family Practice Center in Minnesota. read more

Cutting-Edge Health Care Careers

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Director of Science and Technology Studies, University of California, Davis

The latest technologies and scientific discoveries often first appear in health and medicine. Looking for those jobs right on the edge? Here are some rapidly changing fields worth a second look. read more