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Name: Lanie Rudie ACR Home: Pintail Undergrad: University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: I attended PA school at Concordia University of Wisconsin in Mequon, Wisconsin and graduated in July 2019. I actually attended PA school with another ACR alumni, which was a great connection to have. I did most of my clinical rotations within the greater Milwaukee…

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Name: Kadi Hamer ACR Home: I worked at Robin Court for 2 years! 🙂 Undergrad: I attended the University of Minnesota. I majored in Clinical Kinesiology and a minor in Spanish Language Studies Schooling/Career: I currently attend Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for physical therapy school! This has always been my dream and now…

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Name: Amy Parkinson ACR Home: Arthur’s Senior Care on Alta Vista and Emmert Undergrad: BS in Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul Schooling/Career: I am a second year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School on the Twin Cities Campus. I am staying involved in the field of geriatrics and…

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Name: Whitney Pfaff ACR Home: Fulham Undergrad: Kinesiology – University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: I worked at ACR Homes for 5 years throughout my undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Minnesota. I have been an occupational therapist at for the past 2 years. I work with the geriatric population at Minnesota Masonic Home. I recently took on…

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Name: Joe Miller ACR Home: Pintail Undergrad: University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: Currently I am attending the Physician Assistant program at Yale School of Medicine, and I’ll be finishing my didactic year in August. It has been a privilege to attend this program, and absolutely love it here! This program has given me many great opportunities to prepare me…

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To get into PA school and other professional healthcare programs, applicants need to have meaningful healthcare experience, with 31 PA programs recommending at least 1000 hours of healthcare experience.  What’s the best way to get that experience?  Sarah Abbott, ACR’s Director of Staff Development and Internships, interviewed 14 former ACR employees who have gone through the process…

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The competition to get into PA school is intense, with only about 25% of applicants making the cut. Your PA school application and interview need to stand out to be successful.  Sarah Abbott, ACR’s Director of Staff Development and Internships, recently interviewed 14 former ACR employees who have been accepted into a PA program, are…

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Name: Alison Greten   ACR Home: Fox Run Bay (RSA/RC when Perrot started)   Undergrad: University of Minnesota for Biology in 2013   Schooling/Career: In 2016, I moved to Denver to complete an accelerated BSN degree. I went to Denver College of Nursing, which was a 21 month program. I graduated in June 2018. I…

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Name: Jenna Brown ACR Home: PINTAIL in White Bear Lake Undergrad: University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: Doctor of Physical Therapy Student at Northwestern University- going into my 2nd year! How did ACR help reach your goals? Going into college, I knew I had a passion for helping people with disabilities. Working for ACR Homes not only…

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