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Wy’east Post-Baccalaureate Pathway

The Wy’east Post-Baccalaureate Pathway is about to enter its second year. The Pathway is the cornerstone of NNACoE’s work, assisting students achieve entry into medical school. The application for the Pathway will open April 1, 2019. To find out more about what the Pathway offers, review our Brochure and Wy’east FAQ 2019.

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2019 Applicant Workshop

NNACoE’s second medical school applicant workshop will take place on May 4th, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. In partnership with the University of Washington and Washington State University, Oregon Health & Science University will host this one day workshop aimed at preparing American Indian and Alaska Native pre-medical students who are actively planning to apply to […]

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Wy’East enhances pathway to medical school for American Indian and Alaska Native students

Sept. 18, 2018 Jake Smith knew that the Wy’East Post-Baccalaureate Pathway was for him as soon as he learned about it. The new pathway, created by the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence at OHSU, prepares American Indian and Alaska Native students to excel as medical students and physicians. Smith is a member of the […]

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In the Lab: From frustration to a changed face of medicine

Dove Spector is a senior research assistant with the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence. She supported the grant writing team for the launch of the center, where a number of programs support the primary mission — to recruit, train and retain Native Americans into the medical profession. What is your research and why is […]

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