Open house for Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM)


Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM)

Bachelor of Science Degree | Post-baccalaureate Certificate

HIHIM Bachelor’s Degree –

HIHIM Post-baccalaureate Certificate –

Wednesday, October 21, 2015; 5:30pm – 7:30pm; UW Tower 14th Floor

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the University of Washington’s Health Informatics and Health Information Management Program. Take the next step toward completing your bachelor’s degree or earning the post-baccalaureate certificate!

Meet with program faculty and learn about this exciting field!  Time will be given for formal presentations along with questions and answers about the field, the major and career opportunities. HIHIM alumni will also be on hand to answer questions.

RSVP for this or other events –

(please include first and last name as well as email address)

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Grey Matters Journal is searching for new members!

Grey Matters Journal is searching for new members! If you’re interested in neuroscience, like writing, editing, or illustrating, or just think the brain is pretty cool, join us at 6:30pm in Savery 166 on Thursday, October 1st to learn more about how to get involved and get your work published! Questions? Feel free to shoot us an email at or check out our website at

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Join the Dream Project – Be a mentor and earn 2 credits!

Dream Project

The Dream Project is a student-led organization with over 350 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas around King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.

The Details

  • Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!
  • You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. For credit, register for EDUC 260 and EDUC 369 on your UW registration. To volunteer without earning credit, sign up at org/join.
  • Lecture (EDUC 260) is on Mondays from 3:30-4:20 or 5:30-6:20, and covers important content related to the college application process, mentorship strategies, and social justice. Counts for I&S credit.
  • High School visits (EDUC 369) take place throughout the week at various times. There is also a high school breakout on Mondays 4:30-5:20pm
  • Transportation to the 14 different partner schools around the area is PROVIDED!
  • Meet awesome undergrads, find leadership opportunities, and make new friends!
  • Average commitment of 4-6 hours per week.
  • Schools that especially need more mentors include Kent-Meridian (EDUC 369 Q), Renton (EDUC 369 F) and Federal Way (EDUC 369 L).

Still not sold? Check out our Buzzfeed article on the Dream Project at

If you have questions, email us at

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Fall quarter class – Global health

HSTCMP 247 Before Global Health

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CLUE Trivia Night and Pizza! Wed. Sept 30, 6:30 PM MGH Lobby

CLUE Trivia Poster New Logo

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Dawg Daze events for pre-health students!

Dawg Daze Logo

How to Succeed in Chemistry

Tue  9/29; 10:00 AM–11:00 AM; Kane Hall (KNE), Room 130

Are you enrolled in a chemistry course? Are you nervous about how to succeed or wondering about what’s expected of you in quiz section? Come learn from a faculty member and a tutor how to do well in your first college-level chemistry class, how to navigate office hours, how to study and form study groups, and hear about the different resources that can help you succeed academically. Invest 60 minutes of your free time now to gain back hours of study time later! In collaboration with Chemistry.

Pre-health Information Session

Tue  9/29; 11:00 AM–12 noon;  Kane Hall (KNE), Room 130

The Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) pre-health advisers will provide new pre-health students with resources and recommendations for their first year at UW.  A panel of current pre-health students will present tips and advice for new students.  There will also be a Q&A session with the pre-health team.

Cool Careers and Collaborative Health Sciences

Tue  9/29; 1:00 PM–3:00 PM;  Magnuson Health Sciences Center (HST), Lobby

Transform your life with an amazing career in health sciences! Join us for an interactive afternoon of discovery and dialogue that digs deep into the amazing world of health sciences. Come explore our exciting exhibits and satisfy your curiosity for science and the very latest in medical innovations. From CPR to surgical simulation training, from medical genetics to anatomic pathology, from helping reduce health disparities to advancing health care reform. see what unique career opportunities await you in the Schools of Dentistry, Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing and Social Work. UW and Harborview Medical Centers + CHDD Experimental Education Unit will be on hand to sign up student volunteers. In collaboration with Health Sciences/UW Medicine News, Communtiy Relations and Marketing, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, UW Medical Center & Harborview Medical Center.

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Nutritional Sciences Minor

Nutritional Sciences Minor

Interested in nutrition? Want to know more about food studies 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.

A new elective course for the minor is being offered for the first time in AUT quarter:

NUTR 420 Global Nutrition: Challenges and Opportunities (3) I&S
Examines global dimensions of malnutrition, its assessment and classification, and global policies and programs to improve nutritional status in developing countries. Emphasizes global consequences of poor nutrition on health, cognition, and development with a focus on the first 1,000 days from conception to age two. Prerequisite: NUTR 200 (formerly NUTR 300)

Minor requirements can be viewed online at Please contact with any questions.

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Pacific University PharmD program open house 9/30


The School of Pharmacy at Pacific University is excited to announce a wonderful opportunity to further explore a career in pharmacy. You are invited to attend an event to learn more about Pacific University’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, which is an accelerated 3-year PharmD. Pacific PharmD students benefit from an interprofessional curriculum, and have the opportunity to provide international healthcare with their peers.

The Open House will be next Wednesday, September 30th from 6:00-8:00pm. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the program and how to apply.

Open House Registration: Please RSVP

You may also find more details about this event on their website:


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UW Dental School and RIDE open house October 15th

Pre-dental students:

Are you interested in practicing in rural and underserved communities?

If so, then come and learn more about the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSOD) Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) program at the EWU Riverpoint Campus in Spokane, Washington

Thursday, October 15, 2015   4:30 PM  Pizza provided!

EWU Spokane Campus, Academic Center Room 147

RSVP:  Colette 509-828-1423

RIDE Open House flyer 2015

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Medicare for All: National Day of Action


medicare for all


#TenOne Medicare for All National Day of Action

Thursday, October 1, 8pm to 9pm, Red Square at UW

We will be joining Students for a National Health Program chapters around the country with this event. From 8pm to 9pm, we will be holding a candlelight vigil in Red Square in recognition of the millions of people in this country who do not have access to healthcare. We will be focusing on individual stories, giving people a chance to share their own experiences and struggles with the current healthcare system, as a patient, family member, friend, or healthcare provider. We welcome you to come share a story if you have one, or hold a candle in recognition of those impacted by a system which leaves so many people out.

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New UW health professions academy for underrepresented students

urm academy

UW Medicine, Dentistry schools jointly offer program aimed at disadvantaged undergrads

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Mary Gates Hall (MGH), Room 171E | Monday, Sept. 28, 2:00 PM–3:30 PM

Are you an incoming community college transfer student interested in undergraduate research? Get a jump-start on research with this workshop intended for incoming transfer students in all disciplines to get up to speed on the resources and opportunities available for you to engage in faculty-mentored research at UW! Join Undergraduate Research Program advisers for an information session and interactive panel of current student researchers.

Register for the workshop here:

We look forward to seeing you there!

Undergraduate Research Program |Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity | Undergraduate Academic Affairs|University of Washington

Box 352803 | 171 Mary Gates Hall
PH: 206.543.4282 | FAX: 206.616.4389 |

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What Will It Take To Solve The Nation’s Physician Shortage?

doctor shortage

A study by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released in March projected a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians in the next 10 years.

This article examines several ways to close the gap.


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Nat Geo presents “Vet School”

Nat Geo

What does it take to become a veterinarian?

Find out this fall as Nat Geo WILD presents Vet School, a new series that follows first- and fourth-year students over one academic year at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

The show premieres Saturday, Sept. 19, at 10/9c on Nat Geo WILD and captures the pressures, rewards and occasional sadness of life as an aspiring veterinarian.

“We viewed this show as a fantastic opportunity to help the public understand the rigorous education leading to a veterinary degree,” explains Interim Dean Lorin Warnick. “We were happy to showcase the experience of our students as they work to become veterinarians.”

Learn more here.

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MD/PhD Podcast

 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Want to learn more about the pathway to an MD/PhD program?  Check out the first installment of the MD-PhD podcast “Tri-I Pod” from the:

Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program

Dr. Olaf Andersen, the MD-PhD Program Director discusses what it means to be a physician-scientist, what makes the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program unique and an inside look at the admissions process.

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