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Health Professions Week is in Full Swing this Spring!

March 7, 2023 | 7:27pm
  Join us for Health Professions Week (HPW), a series of annual online events designed to help you explore exciting career opportunities in healthcare. SpringHPW 2023 offers weekly virtual events and activities throughout the entire month of March including: free career quizzes live webinars an epic online career scavenger hunt Read More

Don’t Miss Health Professions Week 2022—November 5-11

October 31, 2022 | 5:00pm
Now in its seventh year, Health Professions Week 2022 (HPW2022) is a free online career-exploration event. The mission of Health Professions Week, or HPW, is to assist students who are interested in the health professions but still unsure of their chosen specialty and/or how to best forge a path to Read More

TEAS Test – The Only Guide You Need to Read

June 20, 2022 | 9:00am
The ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is a multiple-choice standardized test designed to assess a student's knowledge and readiness for nursing schools, and in most cases, it is a basic requirement to get into nursing school and become a nurse. In the past few years, nursing has become Read More

“Ahhh…Dentistry!” Register Now for the Go Dental! Discover Dentistry Virtual Event

September 20, 2021 | 8:06pm
If you’re a student who’s currently researching career options — or if you know one who’s looking for ideas — dentistry is a profession that offers the potential for great income, geographic mobility, work/life balance and personal satisfaction. With that in mind, it’s time to mark your calendar and make Read More

Why Vaccines Offer a Return to Normal — and How Different Health Professions Have Made That Possible

June 2, 2021 | 6:01pm
Health care workers from a variety of fields have been playing a key role in efforts to combat COVID-19 As the second summer of COVID-19 approaches, we can take heart from the fact that about half of U.S. adults have been now vaccinated, and infection rates are declining to levels Read More

How the SkillUp Coalition Aims to Make Careers in Healthcare Accessible to All: An Interview with Executive Director Steven Lee

May 24, 2021 | 5:37pm
Steven Lee joined the SkillUp Coalition earlier this year as their Executive Director. SkillUp is a non-profit helping COVID-displaced workers get rehired for high-growth jobs. SkillUp brings together world-class training providers and partners to help workers upskill for in-demand careers. Steven brings over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, Read More

SkillUp Coalition: A Promising Way to Break into Healthcare

April 2, 2021 | 3:52pm
  SkillUp is a non-profit coalition, with more than 60 leading organizations, formed in the wake of COVID-19 to help workers impacted by the pandemic get rehired for high growth jobs. SkillUp helps people break into growing industries — which have more open jobs than qualified workers to fill — Read More

Exploring Heart Health Careers for American Heart Month

February 16, 2021 | 8:34pm
You may be surprised to learn how many specialties come together to promote cardiovascular health.  February is American Heart Health Month, an annual observance created to raise awareness of heart disease and promote healthy practices for people of all ages. If you’re interested in learning about what goes into keeping Read More

How to Pay for a Graduate Degree in Health Care: Scholarships

January 26, 2021 | 4:53pm
  Insights on Paying as Little as Possible for a Degree in the Health Professions At first glance, the expenses associated with earning a graduate degree in the healthcare field can seem daunting. But don’t let a program’s official sticker price deter you from pursuing your dream. By carefully researching Read More

Bridging inequities, broadening student pipeline will bolster response to COVID-19

November 12, 2020 | 9:00am
The pandemic paints a severely acute picture of longstanding disparities neglected by the medical system — and Americans are finally taking notice. Yet solutions, not just awareness, are necessary. While African-Americans account for approximately 13 percent of the U.S. population, they comprised 21 percent of deaths from COVID-19 between February Read More
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