How Physician Assistants Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Physician assistants date back to the Vietnam war when Dr. Eugene Stead recognized a need for help and a talent pool in returning veterans.  Dr. Stead wanted an assistant that could really help him with patient overload. Someone who could write prescriptions, see patients,…

What is CASPer? Your Questions Answered

Holistic admissions are complicated. An applicant’s experiences, attributes, and academic successes are all weighed against an institutions mission and goals, and a decision is made. In theory, this method builds a more diverse and unique student base. CASPer is one piece of this holistic…

The Importance Of People Skills for Teacher Success

Enthusiasm, leadership, communication, empathy, self-evaluation, creativity, and emotional intelligence. These are just some of the twenty professional and people skills teachers need to develop to succeed. All these skills contribute to teacher wellbeing  and a great classroom dynamic. When asked about their biggest success,…

Why People Skills Matter for Patient Privacy

Healthcare data breaches occur when sensitive information, including both personal (e.g., name, social security number, address) and private health data (e.g., medical history, health insurance information), is exposed to unauthorized parties. Because this type of information is confidential and should only be accessible to…

7 Admissions Trends to Look Out for in 2019

Admissions pools are shrinking, but applications are up. Acceptance rates are down, but institutions are re-evaluating their marketing to attract more applicants. International applicants are on the rise, and looking for a career path before they even apply. Holistic admissions and demonstrated interest are…

Looking Forward, Glancing Back: Our Journey Through 2018 and into 2019

Researching, educating, and developing. We spent 2018 focusing on reflection and growth, and the hard work paid off. We improved our process, helped our partner programs successfully integrate CASPer into their admissions process, and gave future students a platform to demonstrate their personal and…

The Cost of Medical Residency Selection (and how CASPer® can help)

How much does it cost to find and admit the best future physicians to medical residency programs? For Internal Medicine; about $148,000 per year. Per school. That’s a huge annual cost for institutions. It’s a cost that most accept because student admissions are incredibly…

CASPer® Information Webinar Session for Pre-Health Advisors

 In this web presentation Dr. Kelly Dore, co-creator of CASPer® and Diana Ibranovic, marketing manager discuss the following topics and tips: An introduction to CASPer® and a brief history of the tool How the test works Cost and logistics for applicants Which schools…