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Health Professions in the News: Here’s What Kaiser Permanente is Planning for its Pasadena Medical School

Pasadena Star News (March 21, 2017)

Kaiser Permanente is moving forward with plans to replace an old Pasadena office building and parking lot with a state of the art, 80,000 square foot School of Medicine.  Early renderings of the school, located at 94 S. Los Robles Ave, show a four-story, contemporary building with floor-to-ceiling...

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Health Professions in the News: San Bernardino County Awards Colton Medical School a $10 Million Contract

San Bernardino County Sun (March 7, 2017)

San Bernardino County Supervisors on Tuesday approved, without discussion, a $10 million, five-year agreement to support the effort for a new medical school in Colton. The California University of Science and Medicine’s School of Medicine is expected to open in summer 2018 inside temporary headquarters...

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Health Professions in the News: Fresno State's Castro Says Talk Of New Valley Medical School Should Include UC

Valley Public Radio (February 27, 2017)

Fresno State President Joseph Castro says he wants to see any new effort to build a public medical school in the San Joaquin Valley be a collaboration between the UC and CSU systems. Last month, Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula introduced a bill in Sacramento that would authorize a new medical school...

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Health Professions in the News: How This California Student Was Offered $1 Million In Financial Aid – Without A Perfect SAT Or GPA

The Mercury News (March 24, 2017)

Like most middle-class parents, Kristin Skibo and her husband thought about putting their three children through college and took several deep breaths. Their eldest, Josh Barri, faces some learning challenges and for a variety of reasons a small private university seemed like the best fit. But when...

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Health Professions in the News: Virtual Patients Sharpen Skills For Drexel Nurse Practitioner Students

WPVI-TV (April 9, 2017)

It's the medical training version of the old joke about getting to Carnegie Hall - "practice, practice, practice." Technology has changed the way we learn on every level of schooling. At Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions in Philadelphia, a new system is giving some medical...

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Health Professions in the News: State Grants Will Support Nursing Education Programs

UCI News (April 27, 2017)

The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing was recently awarded grants for $240,000 and $80,000 through the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act of the California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development. Both are designed to bolster programs aimed at educating nurses to serve...

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Health Professions in the News: Grant Provides Path to Nursing for American Indian Students at Cal State San Marcos

Daily Nurse (April 21, 2017)

Five American Indian students are attending the California State University (Cal State) San Marcos School of Nursing through a recently awarded grant called Graduating American Indians into Nursing (GAIN). The grant covers tuition, books, fees, and a stipend of $1,500 per month for each student. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: How to Attend Medical School for Free

U.S. News and World Report (July 13, 2017)

It's not uncommon for medical school graduates to leave school with hundreds of thousands in student loan debt. Last year, among U.S. medical school graduates who borrowed, the median debt burden was $190,000, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. While the idea of graduating...

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