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Spotlight on Medical Dosimetry

October 9, 2018 | 9:00am
Medical dosimetrists are members of the radiation oncology team, which includes radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists and oncology nurses. Medical dosimetrists ensure that radiation treatment promotes the highest radiation dose with the fewest side effects on the patient’s healthy organs. When a radiation oncologist prescribes radiation to a tumor, a Read More

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Turned Teacher

October 2, 2018 | 9:00am
Growing up, Dr. Kristen Gawronski always knew she wanted to work in the health care field and take care of patients. She considered medical school, physical therapy, nursing and pharmacy. We interviewed Dr. Gawronski to discover how she ended up choosing pharmacy school. Why pharmacy? Both of my parents were Read More

October 1 is Coming: Time to Start Your FASFA Application

September 25, 2018 | 9:00am
Mark your calendars for October 1: FASFA season is just around the corner! Starting your financial aid journey isn't the definition of exciting, but it does mean that you’re on your way to paying for your college degree. Here are some tips to start applying. Collect all the documents When Read More

Aligning a Love of Science with Pharmacy

September 18, 2018 | 9:00am
In high school, Megan Kucemba developed a strong interest in the sciences, but it wasn’t until she entered college that she discovered pharmacy was right for her. As she researched the different options in health care, she learned that pharmacy aligned perfectly with her passion for research, chemistry and biology. Read More

Common Obstacles to Tracking Training Hours

September 11, 2018 | 9:00am
Starting your clinical hours is an important step on your path to landing your dream health care career. Students are asked to track their hours in practicums, field placements or internships. In some cases, students need to track professional experience to qualify for licensure in fields like psychology, social work Read More

Med School Rankings: Fact vs. Fiction

September 4, 2018 | 9:00am
If you're planning to apply to medical school, you have quite a few options, so you'll need to dedicate some time to determining which school is your best fit. Fortunately, organizations like U.S. News & World Report rank everything from real estate to educational programs. You might find what this site has Read More

Telepharmacy: A New Type of House Call

August 28, 2018 | 9:00am
A major innovation in the health care industry is bringing a whole new meaning to the notion of a “house call.” Instead of doctors arriving at your doorstep, pharmacists are using technology to address the needs of patients in an unique way. These programs are building bridges between overwhelmed and Read More

Get Inspired by These Health Care Memoirs

August 21, 2018 | 9:00am
If you're looking to learn from a health professional's experience, you may turn to a peer, a podcast or a book. Written memoirs by those in the health care field provide insight into their lives as well as the lessons they learned on the job. Below, we've shared some of Read More

Consider these Chemistry Careers

August 14, 2018 | 9:00am
Early chemistry was developed during the eighth century by Jābir ibn Hayyān, a Muslim astronomer, philosopher and scientist. At the time, the focus of chemistry was on alchemy, the pursuit of turning metals into gold. Today, modern chemistry is studied so that we can learn about the substances that exist around Read More

Advice for High Schoolers Interested in Pharmacy School

August 7, 2018 | 9:00am
It may feel overwhelming to begin thinking about pharmacy school while you’re still navigating high school, but seeking advice from those who have been in your position will prepare you for the journey ahead. To help, we’ve compiled the four best pieces of advice that students interested in attending pharmacy Read More
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