GRCC In The News, 7-24-18

Food as medicine 2.0: Why doctors are switching their lab coats for chef’s jackets
July issue, FoodService Director (industry publication)
While many doctors are trained to use a scalpel, far fewer are professionally proficient with a chef’s knife. Some aren’t even comfortable discussing how diet and nutrition can help their patients.
… An example is a collaboration between Spectrum Health and The Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Mich., is also bringing together doctors, residents, culinary students, dietitians and other specialists.

Early admission program helps premed students attend College of Osteopathic Medicine
7/23/18 msutoday (MSU press release)
A new agreement will give Grand Valley State University premedical undergraduates early admission assurance into the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
… Grand Valley and Grand Rapids Community College entered a similar agreement with MSU’s College of Human Medicine in 2012.

GVSU partners with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
7/23/18 gvsu.edu (GVSU press release)
Qualified premedical students at Grand Valley will receive early assurance of admission into the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine following an agreement signed July 23.
… Qualified students can apply to the MSU COM program in early February for admission in 2020. Grand Valley and Grand Rapids Community College entered a similar agreement with MSU’s College of Human Medicine in 2012.

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