Benaroya Research Institute Outreach research assistant position

This position supports BRI’s efforts to inform type 1 diabetes patients and medical providers about the research taking place in our Diabetes Clinical Research Program and to recruit their participation in studies and clinical trials.

Responsibilities

• Provide administrative support such as data entry, recruitment supplies inventory, maintaining simple spreadsheets, making copies and other clerical duties as assigned.
• Plan and attend screening events at clinics and other sites throughout the Pacific Northwest
• Inform patients and medical providers about studies and engage their participation through phone calls, face-to-face conversations, emails and public speaking
• Conducting diabetes risk screening visits both off-site and in our clinical research center
• Assist with writing, designing and distributing print and online materials, including social media posts, newsletters, brochures, and other duties as assigned.
• Must maintain subject and document confidentiality at all times, understand and comply with appropriate protocols and regulations. May be asked to perform phlebotomy.

Learn more and apply here.

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Bellevue College hiring Peer Mentors for Autistic College Students

As a student success program of the R.I.S.E. Learning Institute and the Center for Career Connections, the Autism Spectrum Navigators program creates a safe space for students to explore their neurodiversity and other identities, while providing access and educational support. They also support the campus and community in understanding and supporting students, faculty, and staff with neurological differences.

Are you:

1) An enrolled university undergraduate Junior, Senior, or recent graduate interested in:

☐ Special Education
☐ Social Work
☐ Psychology
☐ Nursing
☐ Speech Language Pathology
☐ Occupational Therapy
☐ Disability Services
☐ Or a related field?

2) Looking for experience in the field of Autism?

3) Needing some extra cash? ($15 per hour)

Do you have:

☐ 10 or 15 hours a week to work? (flexible hours!)
☐ Reliable transportation? (We are bus-accessible)
☐ A willingness to learn?

Can you start work by: September 9th, 2019 in Bellevue, WA?

If you can answer “YES” to these questions, they have an exciting opportunity for you at Bellevue College, working one-on-one with students! You will receive paid ongoing training, hourly pay, and documentation of your work experience. There is potential for free internship credit as well! This is a valuable opportunity for the right person.

Email your resume and cover letter today to asn@bellevuecollege.edu to apply.

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UPREP workshop on Med School Interviews 5/28

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UPREP is a collaborative project between the CEDI student affinity groups led by SNMA.  UPREP offers monthly workshops to underrepresented minority students and other aspiring future applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.  They offer workshops focusing on topics ranging from AMCAS application, financial aid, writing a personal statement, MCAT prep, interviews, and others.

Their next session of the year is scheduled on:

DATE: Tuesday May 28th

TIME: 6PM – 8PM

PLACE: T-435, Health Sciences Building

This session’s topic will be: Interview for Medical School Admissions

The event itself will constitute of presentation, small group activity, and panelist Q&A. You will have an opportunity to meet and interact with current medical students who like you, have applied to medical schools in the past and want to help you be a successful applicant!

Please sign up here as a PARTICIPANT:  https://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/klqco

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the admissions process for medical school from medical students’ perspective and also a great networking event for you to possibly meet your future mentor!

For any questions or concerns, please email Eunho Lee at elee3@uw.edu.

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Join the Capillaries Journal team!

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Capillaries: The Journal of Narrative Medicine is a student-run project with the mission of providing students of all majors and backgrounds the opportunity to write and create works of art about their experiences with health and healing and to reflect on community/national/global health issues.

In their past publications, they shared stories of love and loss, of mental health and disordered eating, of coming to terms with one’s identity, and of understanding what it means to be a global citizen in the 21st century. Their journals can be viewed on their website: https://capillariesjournal.weebly.com/journals.html.

They are looking for students to join their team! Positions available include prose editing, poetry editing, project management/public relations, and graphic design.

To apply, check out this google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ECUVwCdd0ORY8ZkGw7FegMkJMqnTy_D4cOojruN3APg/edit

DEADLINE: Sun, May 19 @ 11:59PM

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to cjuw@uw.edu if you have any questions.

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ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs 5/22,23

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Wednesday, May 22 & Thursday, May 23, 2019
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time 

The 2019 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs are two days of FREE, LIVE, ONLINE events where prospective applicants can visit multiple virtual dental school booths—without travel or registration fees.

On Wednesday, May 22 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Timelogin for ADEA AADSAS® Prep Day Live which includes:

  • Q&A with ADEA AADSAS customer service;
  • Live Q&A session with two Tufts University School of Dental Medicine students and a financial aid expert;
  • ADEA AADSAS materials, application videos, and information on all dental schools.

On Thursday, May 23 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, login for Dental School Chat Day Live which includes:

  • Live chats with admissions representatives from U.S. and Canadian dental schools;
  • Access to presentations about the dental school interview, and much more!

Learn more and register at
https://www.adea.org/gdvf19/?_zs=0uGhc1&_zl=H4En5

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Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab volunteer positions

Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab (SCITL) is dedicated to developing everyday technologies for improving the lives of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

Their WONDER study will study the development of the social brain over the first three years of life with an ultimate goal of studying developmental trajectories of infants born at risk for developmental delays. The longitudinal project sees infants at 6-, 12-, 24-, and 36-months-old and uses eye tracking and brain imaging technologies as well as developmental assessments to map early brain development. All work will be done from Seattle Children’s Research Institute in downtown Seattle.

What to expect:

  • Hands-on involvement with participants during their study visits.
  • Train to assist staff during experimental sessions with families
  • Observe and film standardized developmental assessments.
  • Data entry, data management, and visit preparation and tracking.
  • Occasionally provide childcare to older siblings.
  • At a minimum students volunteer in 3 hour shifts twice a week (typically during business hours)

Skills/Experience Preferred:

  • Detail-oriented, reliable
  • Ideally have previous experience with infants or young children.
  • Experience or interest in experience with children with special needs is a plus.
  • Reliable transport downtown and punctuality is a requirement.

Commitment:

  • Three consecutive quarter minimum
  • Students must be registered to receive credit for their first quarter

To apply:

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Public Policy/Bioethics Team for International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team is looking for qualified and motivated undergraduates who want to get involved and gain experience in public policy and bioethics. UW iGEM is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of synthetic biology. It encompasses education, an international competition in Boston, the development of an open community, and the collaboration of university students.

They are looking for first-year through third-year students who have experience within Bioethics, Public Policy, Bioengineering, English, research or any other relevant majors/activities. The role includes communicating with stakeholders, receiving experience writing public policy initiatives, analyzing government bills, and presenting our findings to our community. Consequently, with changing international and domestic policies in synthetic biology, you will receive first-hand exposure to the obstacles and the ambiguity of the current legislation encompassing synthetic biology, while establishing innovative solutions.

Students should be able to commit 5-10 hours a week, reside in Seattle during the summer, and be able to work on the project until October 28, 2019.

Interested students should send a resume to Goda Lajauskaite,
iGEM Integrated Human Practices Lead, at godal@uw.edu

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2019

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Bridge Shelter part-time & on-call positions

The Bridge Shelter focuses on harm reduction by providing low barrier interim housing for homeless individuals who frequently would not be able to stay at other shelters due to active drug or alcohol use. 

Their goal is to provide the people who need it the most a home where they can feel safe and start the process of stabilizing their lives no matter their situation. 

Current openings include the following:

Part-time:

https://careers-ccsww.icims.com/jobs/3690/bridge-shelter-program-advocate-%28part-time%29/job

On-Call:

https://careers-ccsww.icims.com/jobs/3691/bridge-shelter-program-advocate-%28on-call%29/job

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WSU Veterinary Medicine info sessions 5/20-21

Dr. Patricia Talcott, Director of Admissions for the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine will be in Seattle on Monday, May 20th and Tuesday May 21st to meet with prospective students.

Monday, May 20: Seattle (University of Washington campus)

Admissions Talk: Open to all students and future applicants! Dr. Talcott will be giving a talk on their program, the admissions process, and the components of a competitive application at 5:30pm on the University of Washington campus. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP on this google doc link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S_BYHSrGP76gZ4S-GpcNcyC0cyTtX_mgJUOpQmw39RI/edit?usp=sharing

Tuesday, May 21: Seattle (University of Washington campus)

Meet with Dr. Talcott: Individual meetings give you a great chance to meet Dr. Talcott and ask her about specific questions that you might have about their program as you consider your options when it comes to veterinary school. Priority for these spots goes to current applicants, seniors, and juniors. Dr. Talcott is available to meet from 8:00am-4:00m on the University of Washington campus on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Please sign up to meet with Dr. Talcott at this google doc link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S_BYHSrGP76gZ4S-GpcNcyC0cyTtX_mgJUOpQmw39RI/edit?usp=sharing

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American Red Cross Umoja Blood Drive volunteer opportunities

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The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to assist with their Umoja Resource Group to promote diversity and inclusion by engaging the African-American community in the donation of blood products and increase education and awareness of sickle cell anemia through the recruitment of donors and the organization and staffing of blood drives.

The Umoja Resource Group is a platform for recognizing the contributions of African-American team members, while also providing professional and personal growth opportunities for its members.

Volunteer positions include:

  • Communications & Promotions
  • Recruitment & Staffing

Interested students should contact Trevor Frierson at Trevor.Frierson3@redcross.org 

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Autumn Courses from UW Epidemilogy

EPI 220 – Sexually Transmitted Infections: Causes & Consequences

Who gets STIs and why?  How do you prevent  and treat STIs?  What new STIs have recently emerged?  In this course, you will:

  • Identify populations at risk for STIs
  • Gain familiarity with infectious disease epidemiology
  • Outline risk factors for STI & HIV infection
  • Evaluate STI prevention interventions

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  This is a great course for students preparing for careers in a health related field.  A basic understanding of biology is required.  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

SLN: 14822; 5 credits; Lecture meets: T/Th 3:00–4:20 p.m.; Quiz meets: F 9:30–10:20 a.m. or F 12:30-1:20 p.m.; Instructor: Lisa Manhart

EPI 221 – Maternal & Child Health – A Population Health Approach

This course will provide an overview of:

  • Indicators and contemporary issues in maternal and child health
  • Determinants of pregnancy complications and poor child health outcomes
  • Life course approach to maternal and child health

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  This is a great course for students preparing for careers in a health related field.  Areas of Knowledge: NW.

SLN: 14825; 5 credits; Lecture meets MW 1:00-2:20 p.m.; Quiz meets F 1:30-2:20 p.m.; Instructor: Daniel Enquobahrie

Direct questions to epcourse@uw.edu.

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Phi Delta Epsilon William Gelfand Lecture 5/9

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity is proud to announce the topic of their third annual William Gelfand Lecture on Thursday, May 9th: “Making Changes – The Ethics of Genetics Research Tools from HeLa Cells to CRISPR.”

Their speaker is Dr. Matthew Bryce Taylor, Ph. D., a senior fellow at the Dunham Lab at the University of Washington Department of Genome Sciences.

The event is completely FREE and is open to the UW community and general public. Doors open at 7:00 pm and light refreshments will be provided.

This is WA Alpha’s third lecture as part of their annual William Gelfand Distinguished Lectureship series. This lectureship was created to honor a long time member of Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, and is designed to educate the community on new discoveries in the medical field.

Phi Delta Epsilon is the first and only co-ed medical fraternity at the University of Washington, Seattle and in the state of Washington. They have a life-long commitment to creating physicians of integrity, supporting a new generation of health care professionals, and addressing the complex agendas of today’s men and women seeking careers in medicine.

Interested in joining Phi Delta Epsilon or want to learn more about our organization? Visit our website www.phideuw.com

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Summer Research Internships for URM students

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The Office for Teaching, Education and Research (OTER) in partnership with the Center for Diversity and Health Equity is debuting a new Summer Research Internship for Underrepresented Minorities. 

The Office for Teaching, Education and Research (OTER) in partnership with the Center for Diversity and Health Equity is debuting a new Summer Research Internship for Underrepresented Minorities. 

The goal of the program is to provide Underrepresented Minority (URM) students an opportunity to engage in basic, clinical and/or translational research projects under the mentorship of experienced researchers and principal investigators.

Students will learn to use lab equipment (as applicable), meet with mentors, and gain valuable research experience. Students will also attend career and professional training sessions.

Students may also be afforded the opportunity to shadow physicians at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide exposure to the clinical facets of medicine.

The purpose of the internship is to provide exposure to biomedical and/or public health research and to engage students to consider careers in science, medicine and public health, and enhance the research capabilities of underrepresented minorities in research.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ELIGIBILITY AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM.

Please click here to be directed to the application and share with your network!

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Seattle University Health Professions Expo 4/30

Seattle University Pre-Health Advising and Career Engagement Office is excited to present the annual Health Professions Expo 2019 which will take place Tuesday, April 30th at 5:00-8:00pm in the Student Center, Room 160.

Graduate schools and health profession career programs from around the country will be on campus. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing health related careers.

This event is the only one of its kind in the Seattle area and is open to students from all institutions free of charge.

If you have any questions please contact Sidney Richardson at richarsi@seattleu.edu.

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UW School of Dentistry: 3 Full Time AmeriCorp Positions open for 2019-2020

The Office of Educational Partnerships and Diversity is looking for healthcare-motivated individuals to join our team for the 2019-2020

AmeriCorps member duties consist of:
 Recruiting health and pre-health students to participate in interprofessional clinical outreach activities that promote and sustain Access to Care projects.
 Leading groups of underrepresented high school and college students in exploring dental and medical related careers through hands-on workshops.
 Serving as a liaison with community members to facilitate interprofessional clinical outreach activities.
 Assisting with courses and outreach activities aimed to prepare students to serve in underserved and rural populations, particularly working with homeless individuals.
 Providing oral hygiene instruction and oral health information in a variety of settings.

3 full-time positions available for:
September 15, 2019 to July 31, 2020


Apply online at:
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=51426&fromSearch=true


Accepting applications until July 31
or until positions are all filled

Early application is highly encouraged

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