CLUE: Hiring Spanish tutor!

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Students for a National Health Plan

Students for a National Health Plan is an organization focusing on broadening the conversation around healthcare policy and access. We are currently looking for new members and have officer roles available for anyone looking to get more involved in the movement and gain leadership experience. Joining SNaHP is an excellent way to network with healthcare professionals and legislators active in the healthcare reform movement. Anyone looking to pursue a career in medicine will find a stunning lack of information of healthcare policy in the curricula. Our organization aims to be a resource for anyone looking to gain information and get involved.

Anyone interested can look at our Facebook page:  or email us at:

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COPE 1 update

COPE 2 update

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Talkin’ Poverty at Thanksgiving

Talking poverty at thanksgiving 2015

Are you interested in social justice and don’t quite know how to talk about it with your loved ones? Come reflect on your experiences and learn different strategies for talkin’ about poverty and other important issues at Thanksgiving and beyond.

Tuesday, Nov 24th; 3-4:30 p.m.; MGH 224

Questions? Email

Special thanks to the Relational Poverty Network for developing and sharing this workshop

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CPR/AED Basic Life Support Classes at UW

CPR Hero UW Flyer Final

Need to be Basic Life Support (BLS) certified? Is your current certification coming to an end? Then this is just for you! We are META UW (Medical Emergency Training Association at the University of Washington) and we are hosting our first class on campus on this upcoming Tuesday, 11/24, at 6PM in HUB 340. With our amazing discount, you can become officially American Heart Association certified for just $45. Check the attached flyer for the complete information including the promo code and the link to our website. We hope to see you there! Please also join us for our class on 12/3 and upcoming classes during winter quarter and beyond!

For more information, visit our website:

Visit our Facebook Page:

Email us anytime at:

Thank You!

Sincerely,Matthew, Trevor, Nick, and Maggie, Co-Founders, META UW

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HCASB Team leader and early decision apps due!

This is a reminder email that the following applications will close THIS SATURDAY, 11/21 at 1:00pm (PST):


Applications are available on our website at!

Which applications will be open on Saturday?

On Saturday (11/21), the General Participant Applications will open and they close on December 19th at 1:00pm. Scholarship Applications will also remain open until 12/19.

Thinking about Team Leader or Committee?

We encourage all who have any interest at all in being a Team Leader or on a Committee to apply! We are actively looking for folks who want to up their capacity with HCASB. Anyone hesitant about applying for TL positions should remember that TL Coordinators will be great resources for you as you assume the role. Anyone hesitant about applying for Committee positions should remember that committee memberhip is required before you can be on Steering Committee and that a small point-bonus may be added to your application (given you’ve done the work).

General Tips:

Here are some general tips for the application that we covered during Info Sessions:

  1. Be sincere and thorough
  2. Use specific and/or personal examples (i.e. Go deep and engage the application reviewer)
  3. Show you’ve done your research (Discuss why certain health/healthcare issues are prevalent in rural/underserved areas and why this is important to you.)


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Golden Key International Honors Society : Annual blanket making event

UW’s very own Golden Key International Honors Society is hosting their annual blanket making event this Saturday November 21st at 3:30pm in Savery Room 131. We have set a goal of making 20 nice, warm and colorful fleece blankets to donate to ROOTS young adult homeless shelter. We are making this event open to the public because the more hands helping, the merrier! Feel free to come or bring a friend or two to this cheery event.

Here is the link to the Facebook event page:

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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GWSS 235: Global Feminst Art Win 2016

Global Feminist Art W 2016

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Research program for veterans!

Researh for Veterans 2015

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MEDIC Discussion on Pharmaceutical Patents 11/18


On Wednesday, November 18th from 5:00 to 6:30, MEDIC will be holding a meeting in Health Sciences T-wing room 359 where they will lead a discussion on Pharmaceutical Patents:

Navigating the Health Sciences building can be tricky. Enter through the main T wing entrance (bridge across Pacific St) and take the stairs down the to the third floor.

Bring your friends! Snacks will be provided!

University of Washington Student Organization
Affiliated with Bioethics and Humanities

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Health Student Panel -NOV. 23

Health student panel

Hey everybody!
Come join us for our first event of the year on November 23rd! You’ll have the chance to hear from medical, dental, nursing, and pharmaceutical students present about what it’s like on the other side and they’ll be able to answer all of your questions. This will be a great chance to learn more about all these different fields and an even greater opportunity to do some serious networking! Pizza and refreshements will also be provided! See you all there! We especially encourage minority students to drop by!

Event page:

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Spanish & Medicine — Six weeks in Peru


  • exclusively for pre-health students
  • no Spanish pre-requisite (though prior Spanish is helpful)
  • 6 weeks study abroad in Cusco, Peru
  • choice of 2 sessions (early summer or late summer)
  • max 35 students per session
  • credit for two college Spanish courses
  • medical shadowing of Peruvian health care professionals
  • exposure to alternative, traditional Andean medicine
  • live with a Peruvian host and share breakfast and dinner
  • financial aid transfer assistance
  • $30,000 in scholarships available to students anticipating using Spanish in their careers

Total cost, including housing and flight, is about $6,000.

To learn more, request information here.

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ETCH (Education Transforming Community Health) is recruiting new volunteers!


ETCH is an interdisciplinary student project associated SHIFA, a non-profit organization based out of UWSOM.

They offer weekly health education sessions to homeless adults in downtown Seattle, striving to create health education curriculum that bridges evidence-based practice and the voices of the many homeless communities in Seattle. 

Weekly sessions offer volunteers a great opportunity to connect with members of homeless communities while expanding their knowledge of preventative care, health systems, and social justice.

Volunteers participate in at least one session per month for at least 6 months, with many more opportunities for volunteering, advocacy, and leadership.  

If you are interested in joining, email for more information!

Their first meeting will be on November 23rd at 5:30 pm.

More information can be found on their Facebook Page:


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New MCAT Test Prep materials from AAMC


Official MCAT® Practice Exam (Scored) 1 The practice exam is the first official full-length exam that offers scaled scoring information for the new exam. It is a 230-question practice exam that mirrors the actual MCAT exam in both length and functionality.

Official MCAT® Section Bank The Section Bank delivers 300 all-new practice questions written by the test developers in three sections (natural, behavioral, and social sciences) with an emphasis on biochemistry, psychology, and sociology.

The AAMC has also rolled out a new interactive demo tool, which allows students to practice with the exam features, including highlighting, striking out features, and using the mark question button.

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Hello Aspiring Healthcare Professionals!

Are you interested in gaining clinical or administrative experience, finding your niche in healthcare and making valuable connections at Swedish Medical Center? The Health Scholar Program at Swedish Medical Center (formally PrepStep-Health Care Scholar) provides students the unique experience of direct patient care in a hospital setting while becoming a valuable member of the patient care team.

As a Health Scholar, you will receive 30 hours of training prior to shifting to prepare you for the experiences you will encounter as a patient care provider. We accept applications online year-round, and the deadlines listed on our website (link below) determine when you begin. 

**The next deadlines are November 30th for Swedish-Seattle and January 15th for Swedish-Issaquah*** These dates corresponds to our Spring (2016A) cohorts beginning February 1st (Seattle) and March 1st (Issaquah).

Apply here:

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