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Wilson Institute's Justin Kapke, '21, Checks In from The Philadelphia Center

Justin Kapke, Albion College Class of 2021

Justin Kapke, Albion College Class of 2021
The aspiring physician assistant and member of the Albion College men's golf team is using his semester off campus to learn directly from healthcare providers in a clinical setting. "My internship mostly consists of shadowing PAs," Kapke says of his experience in the Methodist Hospital emergency department, "but I am also doing some small projects for the volunteer office at the hospital."

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Soccer's Megan Bricely, '19, Minds the Net with a Bigger Goal in Mind: Medical School

Megan Bricely, '19

Megan Bricely, '19
Albion women's soccer goalkeeper Megan Bricely, '19, is among the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association leaders in saves. The time the Troy, Mich., native spends on the field takes her mind away from medical school interviews. "The interview process involves a lot of research outside the interview," says the biology major and anthropology minor. "The medical schools like to tell the prospective students they are being interviewed by us. I have to come up with questions to make sure it's a good fit."

Major Gift to Albion College Will Transform U.S. Pre-Medical Education

Lisa and James Wilson, '79 '77

Lisa and James Wilson, '79 '77
Through a gift to their alma mater, Dr. James Wilson, ’77, and Lisa Wilson, ’79, have established the Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine at Albion College. An evolution from the former Institute for Healthcare Professions, the Wilson Institute for Medicine will rethink and advance undergraduate teaching and preparation in a fast changing medical-education environment, providing Albion students with a competitive advantage in gaining entrance to top-tier medical schools and in their overall career paths.

CMU Med School Early Assurance Program Admits First Albion Grads

A view inside Albion College's Kellogg Center

View from Albion College's Kellogg Center
Class of 2018 members Phoebe Dodge, Garrett Mason and Megan Reilly are the first Albion College graduates to earn admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine as part of the new cooperative agreement between the two institutions. "It's a big win for Central and it's a big win for Albion," says Brad Rabquer, associate professor of biology and the director of Albion's Institute for Healthcare Professions.

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