Health Professions

Are you passionate about a career path that draws deeply on science and human behavior?
Do you want to do social justice work in the areas of health disparities and illness prevention?
Are you fascinated by the systems of the human body and how they interact with natural and social influences?

Health Professions prepares Grinnellians for careers in medicine, public health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physical and occupational therapy, nursing, and more. We support both students and young alumni during the application process.

Who Gets Into PA School in 2024?

This article breaks down the metrics and experiences of successful PA applicants using the annual PAEA semi-annual report to help you evaluate the competitiveness of your own application.

BY STEPHEN PASQUINI PA-C FOR THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LIFE

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Being a DO in a Heavily MD Residency Program

Brysen Keith, DO, chief medical resident at Bruce W. Carter Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, reports, “I was incredibly nervous to join a large MD-dominant internal medicine residency, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much my osteopathic training …

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Tips for Deciding Where to Apply

As the 2024-25 ADEA AADSAS (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) application prepares to accept the first submissions on June 4, many predental students may still be deciding on which schools to apply to this cycle. Troi Davis, a first-year …

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Vault Guide to Health Care Management Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Nursing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Health Care Provider Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Coaching and Sports Training, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Career Guide to Health Care Management, Fourth Edition

Health care management, also known as health care administration, encompasses a wide range of jobs in a variety of organizations, …

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