health care careers
Top Cities for Job Seekers

There is yet more good news for Concorde students and graduates seeking health care careers. The jobs website, Indeed, recently published in Money magazine “The 25 Best Cities for Job Seekers Right Now.” The great...

March for Babies Event in Memphis

Students, faculty and staff from Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. spent their Saturday morning marching for the future of healthy babies. They participated in the March for Babies, an annual fundraiser for the March of...

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What Nursing Pinning and Capping Ceremonies Mean

When delving into the meaning of Nursing school capping and pinning ceremonies, it might be a good idea to first explain what they’re not. Capping and pinning ceremonies are not graduations. They do not recognize...

health care education
Code Blue at Concorde – Jacksonville

Concorde states as much in its descriptions of its more than 20 programs. We provide students hands-on, real-world training. It’s really the only way you can receive your health care education and be comprehensively prepared...

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Celebrating Health Care Volunteer Week

This week is Health Care Volunteer Week, which is welcomed and celebrated at Concorde. We’re a health care career college that believes strongly in the value and mission of volunteerism and community service. It’s deeply...

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4 Secrets from Concorde’s Most Successful Steppers

Can you believe the year is almost already a fourth of the way over? You know what else is probably over, too? 99% of people’s New Year’s resolutions. Fitness goals are ubiquitously in the top...

health care awareness
Memphis MA Alum Debuts Film

Dr. John E. Bell, a 1999 graduate of the Medical Assistant program at Concorde’s Memphis, Tenn. campus, is the definition of a renaissance man. According to Mary Fry, Director of Student Affairs at Concorde –...

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Meet Concorde RT Alum Jordan McMillan

Jordan McMillan is the quintessential Concorde success story. He decided he wanted a career in a health care field a little more than 10 years ago, in 2006. And, he knew about Concorde. “I knew...

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Meet Memphis MLT PD Kevin McHugh

Kevin McHugh loves the lab. So, it’s quite fitting that McHugh, MS, AHI(AMT)ᶜᶜᵖ,CLS(NCA), MLS (ASCP)ᶜᵐ, is Program Director of the Medical Laboratory Technician program at Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. It’s the lone Medical Laboratory...

Meet Concorde – San Bernardino CP DeWayne Johnson

There’s a new sheriff in town. For our latest installment of Meet Your Campus Presidents, we’re heading to the wild west to catch up with Concorde’s newest College President, DeWayne Johnson. DeWayne took the reins...

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Meet Kansas City CP Jamie Carpenter

After a brief hiatus, we return today with our periodic spotlight of Concorde’s Campus Presidents. We welcome the new CP at our Kansas City, Mo. campus, Jamie Carpenter. Jamie comes to Concorde from another career...

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Concorde Benefits for Military Spouses

Tomorrow is Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and it’s a very important day for Concorde as a health care career college. On Military Spouse Appreciation Day we honor the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses....

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The Evolution of Concorde’s Surgical Technology Program

Do you remember hearing about program advisory committees (PACs) when you attended school? They are groups comprised of field practitioners, educators, administrators, employee partners and even alumni who gather to evaluate and discuss ways to...

health information management
Attending College in Midlife

We know many of our students at Concorde are not what are considered “traditional students.” Many come to Concorde when they’re older than what is considered “college age.” They arrive in midlife, after working in...

health care education
Meet Torch Award Winner Jean Thornblom

On the nomination form for its Torch Award, Concorde lists its five mission values – integrity, respect for the individual, customer service, teamwork and achievement – and states that any nominee and possible winner should...

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Introducing Concorde’s New MA Hybrid Program

Concorde is constantly upgrading and improving its programs to ensure that accrediting standards are continually met and students are fully prepared to succeed in an ever-changing health care workforce. With that in mind, we recently...

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First Poly Som Class Graduates in Portland

Concorde’s Portland, Ore. campus, which last year celebrated its 50th year of training students in health care professions, reached another milestone recently. It celebrated the first graduating class of its Polysomnographic Technology diploma program. It...

“Foosball Jerry” Shows Concorde Cares

When you think of sports in Texas, what immediately comes to mind? If you thought of Friday night lights and football fields the size of Midwest small towns, you’re not alone. One sport that probably...

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Scoring goals: Concorde’s MT-Hockey Partnership

It’s not every day that a college student can say he or she works on professional athletes as part of his or her training program. But students in the massage therapy program at Concorde –...

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Finding Patients for Clinical Hours

Many of our Concorde health care training programs include a set amount of clinical hours in the curriculum, so that students can get as much real-world, hands-on experience as they can before graduating and beginning...

Lucy Vang | Medical Assistant Graduate

“Concorde was one of my best vehicles that helped me gain the confidence I needed to change my life. … It all started with a vision, a will and Concorde.”

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

Randall Hines | Polysomnographic Technologist Graduate

“I think it’s an amazing school. When I sat down for boards, I felt more than adequately prepared. If you put the work in, your success is almost guaranteed.”

Robert Hitchcock | Nursing graduate

“After completion of the RN program I took my NCLEX as soon as I was able, and to my delight I was completely prepared. Now, when people ask, I’m proud to say I went to Concorde.”

Christine Mejia | Surgical Technology Graduate

“There was good simulation, real instruments and a lot of one-on-one instruction. I loved the lab, and I had a great instructor who is also a surgical technician.”