The demand for primary care practitioners is high, due in large part to the aging baby boomer population. Physician assistants are key players in the field of health care. If you are interested in primary care, this occupation could be worth your time to explore. Under the supervision of a physician, physician assistants are able [...]
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April 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Healthcare, Occupations
April 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Healthcare, Majors, Web Resources
If you enjoy learning about fitness and nutrition, you might find a nice fit with the Exercise Physiology major. The program has a built-in internship and can prepare students for working in a wide variety of settings. Consider if you would enjoy taking classes like: Principles of Health Fitness Instruction Exercise and Sport Nutrition Techniques [...]
March 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Graduate School, Healthcare, Occupations
This may be a new one to you. Anesthesiologist assistants must hold a Master’s degree from an approved training program. There are only eight anesthesiologist assistant programs available at this time, and they do require an undergraduate science background. Explorehealthcareers.org provides more information on this high-paying career with a good outlook.
March 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Healthcare, Majors, Occupations, Plan B
Trying to avoid cubicle jobs? Sports fan? Athletic training just might be for you. Active, hard-working students should explore this field. First off, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook to learn more about the career itself. Second, you can read online about Baylor’s Athletic Training major. Athletic training requires long hours, including early mornings and working outside. It [...]
January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Campus Resources, Healthcare
Any prehealth student at Baylor should be utilizing one of the most valuable resources that you have available on campus: the Prehealth Programs office. The sooner you connect with a prehealth advisor, the better. Current prehealth students can view announcements in Blackboard, attend information sessions, or enroll in courses to become more informed. You can [...]
January 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Graduate School, Healthcare, Plan B, Web Resources
So often we hear students state with confidence that they want to work in health care, yet they are unsure of the specific ways they would like to serve patients. I would like to introduce you to a health care occupation that might be unfamiliar to you. Orthotists and prosthetists, also referred to as [...]
November 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Graduate School, Healthcare
You may have heard that getting research experience is beneficial as a prospective medical school applicant. Summer can be an ideal time for gaining such experience, since pre-med students typically carry rigorous, time-consuming course loads in the regular semesters. Also, there are many formal summer research programs that exist. It is not too early to compare [...]
November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Announcements, Healthcare
One of the best things about being part of a prestigious university community is the opportunity to hear experts speak about their work. The BURST student organization is hosting a guest lecture tonight by Dr. Peter Hotez, founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. The announcement for the [...]
October 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Announcements, Healthcare
It’s an exciting time to be a prehealth student at Baylor. Our university has long possessed a reputation for outstanding academics, but there are great learning opportunities outside of the classroom, as well. Read on for two ways to increase your knowledge of health care careers and get an edge on the competition. Science and Health Living [...]
October 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Career Exploration, Healthcare
Can’t get enough information on health care careers? Here are some resources for you: About.com Health Careers American Medical Association’s Health Care Careers Directory ExploreHealthCareers.org Texas H.O.T. Jobs If you would like to work with a career counselor to discover the career that best fits you, request an appointment by visiting the Career Counseling website.