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Aug 3, 2017

Ms. Shirley Anderson and Mr. Doyen Rainey are advisors at The UT Dallas Health Professions Office. They join us to talk about how applicants can decide if post-bac coursework is a viable option, and how life experiences come into play when applying to professional school.

They mention several resources and book recommendations for applicants. Here they are:

  • Atul Gawande, Complications - surgery
  • Oliver Sachs, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - neuroscience
  • Pamela Grimm, Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives – ER
  • Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto – healthcare systems and patient safety
  • Atul Gawande, Being Mortal – medical compassion and end-of-life care


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