AED Pre-Med Expo

Join Alpha Epsilon Delta at our annual Pre-Med Expo this Sunday, April 22nd! We’ll be kicking it off at promptly 10:30am in Guggenheim Hall with our keynote speaker, Dr. Carol Teitz, Associate Dean of Admissions for the UW School of Medicine. Please arrive prior to 10:30am so that we can begin the keynote speech promptly. Next, we’ll move to Mary Gates Hall from 11:30am – 3pm for a catered lunch followed by some amazing breakout sessions geared toward anyone on their pre-med path! Whether you’re just starting the process or already writing your application, we hope to see you this Sunday! More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/aeduw/ !

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Free drop-in mental health resources for spring quarter

Here are the drop-in mental health resources for spring quarter.  These are FREE resources available for students.  No appointments necessary.  Students can just show up.

  • Mindfulness for Daily Living with Ron Ma, 2-2:45pm (NEW TIME) on Thursdays (through the last week of class) in 401 Schmitz Hall
    • Mindfulness meditation is a practice that helps reduce stress, anxiety and depression by cultivating greater self-awareness and a sense of inner peace.
  • Mindfulness for Anxiety, Depression and Trauma Workshop 2-2:45pm on several Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays for students’ convenience in 401 Schmitz Hall. This workshop by Caitlin Stanaway reviews the symptoms of generalized anxiety, major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.  Participants can learn about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (focused on building skills in the areas of mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotion regulation) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (focused on how thoughts, mood and behaviors interact).  Goals:
    • Increased understanding of mental health symptoms
    • Effective coping strategies to practice
    • Specifying personal goals and/or goals for treatment
  • Mental Health for the People workshop with Andrea Salazar on Friday 6/1 at 3pm in 401 Schmitz Hall.  This is a new quarterly workshop series is focused on mental health topics from a social justice perspective. The topic for spring quarter is The Impact of Colorism on Communities of Color.

  • Let’s Talk.  Drop-in consultation with a counselor, a collaboration between the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center
    • Tuesdays 2-4pm with Iris Song at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
    • Wednesdays 2-4pm with Kate Fredenberg at the Q Center in the HUB
    • Offered during the 10 weeks of each quarter.
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COPE Health Scholars accepting volunteer applications through May 15th

The COPE Health Scholars program is now accepting volunteer applications for their program at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.

Upcoming application deadline: May 15th

Interviews will take place: First two weeks of June

Training: July 8th, 14th and 21st

Shifting at Swedish begins: August 1st

Programs available at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle:

How to apply: https://copehealthscholars.org/admissions/how-to-apply/

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Scribe Opportunity

PhysAssist Scribes iscurrently hiring for part-time and full-time positions in our Tacoma Team. That includes hospitals in Tacoma, Lakewood, Federal Way, Gig Harbor, and Enumclaw. It’s a great opportunity for students to experience the Emergency Department setting and learn more about the medical field. We are looking for any students interested in pursuing a healthcare career. Many scribes eventually become nurses, physician assistants, medical assistants, physicians, physical therapists, etc. This is also a great opportunity to meet and learn from physicians and receive recommendations for future career/school applications.

Shifts range from six to 12 hours, depending on the facility. A full-time PhysAssist Scribe can expect to work between 30 to 40 hours a week, and a part-time scribe will work between 12 to 30 hours per week.  We will work with you to be sure that your shift schedule works with your school schedule. You are given a month’s notice to submit requests for days off for MCATs, exams or school interviews.

 

If you are interested or have more questions, please contact us at ali.kilgore@iamscribe.com or nina.thach@iamscribe.com. For more information and to hear more personal scribe experiences, visit us at iamscribe.com.

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Nick of Time Club – Informational TONIGHT

Calling all undergrad and graduate students!

If you are pre-med, pre-dent, pre-nursing, or anyone looking to get involved on campus and volunteer in the community, we invite you come learn about our RSO, Nick of Time Foundation at the University of Washington.

The Nick of Time Foundation is a local non-profit dedicated to educating schools, athletes, families, and communities about Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and death in young people. They provide low-cost heart screenings for young athletes and spread awareness about SCA. Through our partnership with this organization, we provide community service opportunities for our members throughout the year. Much of our volunteering comes in the form of teaching CPR and AED use to the general public and helping promote their mission. There are also opportunities to network with various doctors and medical students involved with the foundation.

Come join the Nick of Time Club for our informational and leadership opportunities presentation on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 from 6:30pm-7:30pm in Allen Research Commons in Red Room C.

Please email notfuw@uw.edu with any questions you may have.

Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/nickoftimeuw

Hope to see you there!

-The Nick of Time Foundation at UW

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An Evening with Neuroscience

Hello all,

We are the Grey Matters Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal Club, and we are hosting An Evening with Neuroscience again this year. This is a platform for a conversation between neuroscience experts and the general public. On April 13th, we invite you to Kane 130 at the University of Washington to learn about some current research in neuroscience from some of Seattle’s most distinguished neuroscience professionals. Whether you’d like to presubmit a question, ask one at the event in our popular “ask the panel” segment, or if you’d just like to hear what our prestigious panel has to say, EWN is a spectacularly fun event that is sure to teach you something special about your brain.

DETAILS

Date: April 13, 2018

Time: 7:30-9:30 PM (door opens at 7:00)

Location: Kane 130, University of Washington

The Panelists:

Professor Tom Danial (UW Biology)

Professor Sheri Mizumori (UW Psychology)

Dr. Gwen Garden (UW Center on Human Development and Disability)

Dr. Jan-Marino Ramirez (UW Neurological Surgery)

Dr. Justin Kiggins (Allen Institute)

Dr. Nuno Da Costa (Allen Institute)

Cost: FREE!

EWN website: http://greymattersjournal.com/ewn/

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1994318827299606/

Other Question? Email thalamus@uw.edu

 

Sincerely,

Tian Qiu

Event Coordinator

www.greymattersjournal.com

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Volunteer at the Undergraduate Research Symposium 5/18

The 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on Friday, May 18th from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm in Mary Gates Hall!

More than 1,200 undergraduates will present their work.

Volunteers are an integral part of the success of this event. They need your help!

Please consider volunteering! For a description of volunteer opportunities, please visit: http://www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/symposium/volunteer/

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UW Master of Occupational Therapy: Applicant Info Session 5/25

The University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine will provide an Applicant Information Session for their Master of Occupational Therapy program on May 25th, 2018 from 3:30-4:30 pm in the Magnuson Health Sciences Center, Room CC 902.

The info session will include:

  • Overview of Program
  • Application Process
  • Meet Current Students
  • Q&A Session

Please email ot@uw.edu to RSVP. More info about admission to the program can be found online at http://rehab.washington.edu/education/degree/ot/applying.asp

 

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AED Presentation this Thursday, 4/3/18

PREMEDS – Join Alpha Epsilon Delta this Tuesday, April 3rd, for an engaging medical and population health ethics discussion night! Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities, Erika Blacksher, PhD, will be there to answer questions on this pertinent subject! See you this Tuesday in Savery Hall 264 at 6:30pm!

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UWMC Seeking Volunteers

University of Washington Medical Center is recruiting new volunteers! Please join our nationally recognized team of providers,  learn more about your future career in healthcare, and provide much needed service to patients and families. The medical center is just a short walk south of the UW campus. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at UWMC, please visit our website to learn about our program requirements and to download an application.  www.uwmcvolunteerservices.org

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American Student Dental Association — DAT Week 4/16-20

The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will be hosting its 3rd Annual DAT Week on April 16-20. During the week, they will be holding the following webinars that are free to ASDA members and advisors. If you would like to attend a webinar, please contact me and we will register you.

They will also be doing social media contests on their Facebook and Instagram pages where students can win free DAT study tools.

ASDA Webinars:

Vital information and tips for taking the DAT presented by the ADA

April 17

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Register now

Strategies for the DAT

April 18

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Register now

Conquer the science and math sections of the DAT

April 19

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CDT

Register now

 

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Dental School application webinar 4/19

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The 2019 ADEA AADSAS Webinar on ADEA AADSAS® (the American Dental Education Association Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) takes place April 19, 2018, from 1:30–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Anyone interested in a career in dentistry should take advantage of this “can’t miss” overview of the application process. Prepare for the “soft launch” of the ADEA AADSAS application on May 15, three weeks earlier than last year. By attending this webinar, students can use this extra time wisely, securing the details needed to prepare and submit an application on June 5, 2018, the first date of submission.

Get a jump-start on the application process and register now!

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National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program application now open

2018 NHSC Scholarship Program

Accepting applications through
Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. ET

Apply Here!

Today, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) released the 2018 Application and Program Guidance for the NHSC Scholarship Program.

The NHSC Scholarship Program awards funds to health profession students pursuing careers as primary care providers in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved communities. Scholarship support includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a taxable monthly living stipend.

After completion of graduation/training, recipients fulfill their service commitment at one of more than 16,000 NHSC-approved sites throughout the nation and its territories. Each scholar serves for a minimum of two years and receives one year of financial support (up to four years) for each year of service at an NHSC site.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship, all applicants must:

1.    Be a U.S. Citizen (either U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. National

2.    Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student

3.    Be attending or accepted to attend an accredited school

4.    Be located in a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory

5.    Be eligible for federal employment

6.    Not have an existing service obligation

7.    Submit a complete application

Application Help

Learn more about the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program and application process.

NHSC Scholarship Application Webinar
Thursday, April 12, 3-4:30 PM ET
Webinar Link
Dial-in: 1-888-469-1602
Passcode: 8126706

NHSC Scholarship Application Q & A Session 
Thursday, April 26, 3-4:30 PM ET
Web Link
Dial-in:
1-888-469-1602
Passcode: 8126706

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Hi there!

Phi Delta Epsilon, the first and only co-ed professional medical fraternity here at the University of Washington, is hosting their spring recruitment next week! Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity has 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. We are an international network of premedical students, medical students, and alumni who have become physicians.

We wanted to inform you of our upcoming events and rush application process. See below for the details that have been released so far about these events. You can learn more about PhiDE and get your questions answered at one of our rush events and by visiting our website at https://students.washington.edu/phide/what-we-do/. We hope to see you there!

Rush Events Spring 2018

Monday, April 2nd, 2018:

The One Where You Learn About PhiDE (Information Night)

Smith 120

6:30PM to 8:00PM

Attire: Campus Casual

 

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018:

The One Where you Get to Know Our Members (Meet the Fraternity)

HUB 214

6:30PM to 7:30PM

Attire: Business Casual

 

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018:

The One Where You Hang with PhiDE (Social Night)

Gowen 201

6:30PM to 7:30PM

Attire: Campus Casual

 

Saturday, April 7th, 2018:

The One Where You Get Invited to (Invite-Only)

Location & Time: In Your Invitation

Please click the links below to access our Facebook event and website to find more information about Phi Delta Epsilon and Spring Rush 2018. You will also find the link to our application which is due Wednesday, April 4th at 11:59pm PST. The application will be released after the first rush event. Please note that you must attend at least one rush event to apply (attendance at all three open rush events is highly recommended).

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/826412700875903/

Website: https://students.washington.edu/phide

 

Thank you for your interest. Please contact us or anyone in Phi Delta Epsilon if you have any questions, and we are looking forward to meeting you!

Best,

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity WA Alpha

 

Shannon Gordon, President

Khoi Ha, Vice-President of Programming

Judith Wong, Vice-President of Finance

Naomi Desai, Vice-President of Recruitment

Indu Vanteru, Secretary and Risk Management Officer

 

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/phideuw

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phideuw/

Email: phide@uw.edu

Website: https://students.washington.edu/phide

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Nutritional Sciences Minor

Nutritional Sciences Minor

 

Interested in nutrition? Want to know more about food systems and public health? The Minor in Nutritional Sciences is a strong addition for students interested in health fields. Students pursuing the minor are presented with a multidisciplinary perspective on the field of nutritional sciences, including its metabolic/biochemical, behavioral, and public health aspects.

 

Minor requirements can be viewed online. Please contact ugnutr@uw.edu with any questions or attend one of our spring quarter information sessions.

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