< Back
You are here  >   Publications  >  The Advisor Online  >  Vol35No1

Click title to read article

You must be a current NAAHP member to utilize this Resource

NAAHP welcomes your interest in our organization and invites you to become a member to gain access to the members-only section of our website. Join over 1840 fellow health professions advisors and patron members from our health professions schools in receiving a quarterly journal, monthly electronic newsletter, discounted National Meeting registration and discounted pricing on advisor themed NAAHP publications.

Member Login Join or Renew

March 2015

1. Editor's Corner

Carol Baffi-Dugan

This issue of the Advisor, although not themed, nevertheless reflects the best of what we do as individual health professions advisors and as a professional association – NAAHP.

2. Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: Welcome to the “New” Forty-Year Old Field

Barbara F. Brandt, PhD

Since 1999, the United States (U.S.) healthcare delivery system has been transforming in profound and fundamental ways in response to the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, To err is human.

3. NAAHP Best Practices for Advising for the Health Professions

Ruth Bingham PhD
Elizabeth Brookins (NEED)
Carol Crafts (NEED)

As health professions advisors, we are probably all familiar with the role of best practices in defining and setting standards for health professions.

4. Considering Best Practices in Preveterinary Advising

Shweta Trivedi, PhD

VetPAC, which stands for Veterinary Professions Advising Center, is an advising program designed to aid Preveterinary students who want to go to veterinary school after earning their undergraduate degrees.

5. Promoting Access to Medical Education for Low-Income Students

Elizabeth Kimberli Peck, MD, Russell T. Warne, PhD,
Anne Blum, PhD, Paul Hermesmeyer, MST,
Elizabeth Lopez and William Thomson, PhD

Low income students face numerous challenges in accessing medical education. They go to college less frequently than middle- and high-income students...

6. Is Becoming Eligible for Admission Enough? A Case for Rhetorical Training beyond the Prerequisites

Anthony Guerra, PharmD

Most health professions schools clearly spell out their requirements for the sciences and mathematics, but often leave the humanities open to a range of credits.

7. Communication across the Continuum: A Mission of Collaboration between NEAAHP and NEGSA

Adam Aponte, MD, MSc. FAAP
Grace M. Hershman, M.Ed.

In January 2010, Carol Crafts, President of the North East Association of Advisors (NEAAHP), and its Executive Committee identified as a major objective the “Rejuvenation of Interaction and Association” between NEAAHP and the North East Group on Student Affairs (NEGSA) of the AAMC.

8. “Apply Early!”: How the timing of receipt of application materials relates to admissions outcomes of applicants to Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Emil Chuck, PhD

This is the mantra that all health professions students and advisors hear from admissions officers using rolling admissions processes to health professions programs.

9. Book Review: "What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine"

Gail Robinson, MSEd

In her moving and edifying book, Danielle Ofri asserts that while there are many renditions about physicians and their practice in books, television, and film, the emotional side of medicine has not been examined in any great depth.

Copyright 2013 by NAAHP Terms Of Use Privacy Statement