Monthly Archives: February 2012


Hi AMSA Members, This Wednesday, Feb 22, we have decided to spice things up a bit with our meetings and we will be screening the documentary “Sick Around the World.” (here is a trailer: We will be watching the movie … Continue reading

Posted in Student Groups

Documentary “Bitter Cane” Feb 27 at 3:00, FREE

Monday, February 27, 3:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m., Health Sciences, Room K-069, FREE In conjunction with a recent lecture by journalist, Kim Ives, the Global Health Resource Center’s World Health Cinema series is screening, “Bitter Cane” (75 minutes) a film … Continue reading

Posted in Lectures/Panels

Want to volunteer abroad for FREE? Omprakash Info Session 2/21 @ 12:30!

Volunteer Abroad for FREE with! Tuesday, February 21st 12:30-1:20pm Thomson Hall 317 connects volunteers with grassroots health, education, and environmental projects around the world. We facilitate communication, collaboration, and mutual learning within a diverse international network of grassroots … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health, Volunteer Opportunities/Service

H2H MCAT Auction!

Hello Pre-Med students! Hand2Hand will be auctioning off our Kaplan MCAT Advantage course (worth $1999). Bidding starts at $1200 and will be in increments of $10. It can also be used for other standardized tests like GRE, DAT, etc and … Continue reading

Posted in Student Groups

Team HBV Informatio​nal Session Thur. Feb 23

Are you passionate about… Helping Others? Meeting great people? Educating for prevention? Come to Team HBV Winter Informational Meeting!!! We are a student organization collaborating to fight Hepatitis B. All Majors welcome! Our mission is to educate our campus and … Continue reading

Posted in Prehealth Events, Scholarships/Resources

MCAT changes in 2015

Yesterday, AAMC’s Board of Directors approved the MR5 committee’s recommendations for the 2015 MCAT exam. The changes are designed to help students prepare for a rapidly-changing health care system and an evolving body of medical knowledge while addressing the needs … Continue reading

Posted in Premedical


Check out this incredible event that is going to be happening in a matter of just a short few weeks! Huskies United in Giving (HUG) are putting on a DANCE MARATHON to support Seattle Childrens’ Hospital! Some of the young … Continue reading

Posted in Student Groups

Global Health Volunteer Abroad Opportunity

Global Impact Corps: Global Health Volunteer Abroad Opportunity Join Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps for a hands-on, immersive global health experience. A transformative volunteer abroad experience for students and professionals, Unite For Sight is renowned as the highest … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health, Volunteer Opportunities/Service

Student Organization Husky Packs

Dear Pre-health students, Interested in getting involved with homeless outreach around UW and the greater Seattle area? Come check out Husky Packs, a new student organization which seeks to combat homelessness and poverty through the distribution of care packages. We … Continue reading

Posted in Student Groups

UWSOM Student National Medical Association lecture

Our parent group, is hosting a panel tomorrow Join us:) Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professional Panel Wednesday, February 15th South Campus Center – S 316 6:00 PM What are your concerns about our current state of health? The theme for the UW … Continue reading

Posted in Lectures/Panels

UColorado Postbac Program

This email is a paid announcement being sent as a service to the University of Colorado Boulder. Please direct your inquiries to them. Dear Colleague: The University of Colorado Boulder’s Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Program is accepting applications on a rolling basis. … Continue reading

Posted in Graduate Program/Postbac Program

July Service Learning Opportunities for Health Students

ISL Serve and be inspired! International Service Learning Students: ISL is accepting applications for July, August, and September health teams. Spend 14 days serving, traveling, and learning in Mexico, Belize, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, … Continue reading

Posted in Volunteer Opportunities/Service

Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

The Drexel University School of Public Health is pleased to announce paid ($4000) summer research opportunities for undergraduate students. The Opening Doors Program, a health disparities research training program, at the Drexel School of Public Health will accepting application beginning … Continue reading

Posted in Research, Summer Program

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from global health speak this Wednesday, February 15th at 12:00PM, Foege S-060

Hello All, Quick reminder! Come listen to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV) from the Global Health Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) MPH program. They will share their stories and experiences working in the developing world, see attached flyer. The session … Continue reading

Posted in Global Health, Volunteer Opportunities/Service

Bone Marrow Registration Drive

MAPS UW, Mixed Marrow, & Puget Sound Blood Center Presents…. Bone Marrow Registration Drive- Helping Janet! February 14- 16, 2012 (Tues-Thurs) 10am – 3pm everyday The Rotunda foyer, Magnuson Health Sciences Building Please come to register as a donor! Janet … Continue reading

Posted in Student Groups, Volunteer Opportunities/Service