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Hearst Foundations award scholarships for diversity in the Pre-Health Professions Program

Updated: January 23, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (January 23, 2023) – The Hearst Foundations have awarded Washington & Jefferson College a grant for scholarships to increase diversity in health care fields. The Hearst Foundations provide philanthropic resources for nonprofits that specialize in culture, education, health, and social services. The $125,000 grant will provide annual scholarships for underrepresented students in the…

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Customized Program Puts W&J Student on Fast Track to Becoming a Physician

Updated: July 19, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (July 19, 2022) – Hayden Stein ’24, a psychology major at Washington & Jefferson College, recently became the College’s newest W&J² Fellow. The 3+4 W&J² Integrated Program in Human Health between W&J and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College produces physicians who are grounded in the liberal arts with a strong proficiency in the…

Photo of seniors Bianca Pate and Piper Scarry in their EMT apparel in front of Old Main.

W&J Seniors Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic by Turning Passion into Profession 

Updated: April 22, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022) – Bianca Pate ’22 and Piper Scarry ’22 responded to the Coronavirus pandemic by turning their passions into their professions. Both seniors began working at hospitals during the pandemic while also serving their communities as emergency medical technicians. Pate, a neuroscience and Spanish major with a psychology minor, discovered her…

Samuel Florentino standing outside of his medical school

Neuroscience, Religious Studies Help Alum Navigate Increasingly Diverse Field

Updated: March 17, 2021 | Tagged: ,

At Washington & Jefferson College, Samuel Florentino ’18 supplemented his traditional science and lab courses with religious studies as he planned a career in medicine.

Kory Imbrescia

With surgical residency sidelined, Kory Imbrescia ’12 joins a COVID Crisis Response Team

Updated: December 1, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

When his hospital canceled all elective surgeries to treat a sudden influx of COVID-19 patients, Kory Imbrescia ’12 took on what he considered the battle of a lifetime.

Samuel Spagnolo ’61 recently retired from the Washington DC VA Medical Center & the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

Updated: November 23, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

Dr. Spagnolo ’61, a world-renowned pulmonologist & Professor Emeritus of Medicine, recently retired from the Washington DC VA Medical Center & the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates after fifty years of service.

Brionna Matt

COVID Czar: Brionna Matt ’09 Takes on unexpected role at the epicenter of Philadelphia’s outbreak

Updated: October 19, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

Brionna Kifer Matt ’09, M.D. became one of her hospital’s key designated resident experts for the duration of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Nate Tang

Senior Send-Off: Nate Tang

Updated: June 15, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 15, 2020)–Though our Commencement festivities have been postponed, we’re still excitedly celebrating the Class of 2020 and all of their accomplishments. As they prepare for their next steps following Washington & Jefferson College, several members of the Class of 2020 are sharing their plans with us. Check out Nate Tang’s video message,…

Noah Hoffman poses in front of the Pittsburgh skyline.

Small Connections Make a Big Difference in W&J Junior’s College Experience

Updated: April 9, 2020 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 9, 2020)—Building connections is no small thing. Even in this modern era with a host of technological advances, nothing beats the advantages of the personal relationships you build through your various networks, and that is especially true at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J). Just ask Noah Hoffman ’21. Noah, a biology and…