Learn Spanish & Shadow Doctors In Peru

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The Program Includes:

Two Semesters of Immersion Spanish  Earn six (optional) college credits in Spanish.  You will learn faster than you can imagine thanks to tiny class sizes (8 students or less) and the “Spanish everywhere” surroundings.
Cultural & Social Activities (optional)  Peruvian cooking classes, salsa dancing, barrio tours, Machu Picchu excursion, & folklore shows.
Health Care Field Experience Up-front view into Cusco’s medical world:
  • Shadow doctors in area clinics, including important patient case discussions.
  • Guest lecture explaining differences between Peruvian and American health care systems.
  • Introduction to Andean medicine:  learn about the (still widely used) traditional care – from the local mountain and jungle regions.
  • Volunteer days at children’s hospital

$300 flight assistance credit to help with travel expenses.

Financial assistance for pre-health students who plan to use Spanish in their careers.

Learn more at http://abroad.ecelaspanish.com/medicine2015/

 

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Neighborcare Health Summer Internships

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Please contact Rosemary D’Agrosa at RosemaryD@neighborcare.org if interested.

45th Street Clinic/Lake City Summer Internship:

  • Intern will work for Neighborcare Health at 45th Street and Lake City from mid-June until the end of August
  • Unpaid 20 hour per week position

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct outreach at various community events and social service agencies, including fairs, festivals, farmer’s markets and food banks
  • Manage and supervise volunteers working on phone call outreach for dental visits, diabetes management, new patient visits and other patient care

Required Experience:

  • A Bachelors degree or several years of college level coursework
  • Able to work comfortably and respectfully with diverse communities
  • Able to communicate Neighborcare’s mission at community events, outreach sites, and in clinics
  • Able to meet minimum time commitments
  • Able to use basic office software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in outreach and/or front desk office work
  • Familiarity with NextGen systems/Electronic Medical Records
  • Previous experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Knowledge of community resources for low-income individuals and families

Homeless Clinics Summer Internship:

  • Intern will work for Neighborcare Health at Ballard Homeless Clinic at Nyer Urness House and Neighborcare Health at 45th Street – Homeless Youth Clinic from mid-June until the end of August
  • Unpaid 15 hour per week position

Responsibilities:

  • Provide front desk coverage (answer phones, schedule and check-in patients, assist patients with registration paperwork, coordinate specialty care appointments, open/close clinics)
  • Recruit new patients through outreach at meal sites, food banks, shelters, and community events
  • Screen established patients for state health insurance eligibility and assist interested patients through the application process, providing follow-up services as needed
  • Connect patients to community and health resources and make referrals to social service agencies.
  • Train and supervise volunteers at outreach sites and in clinics
  • Take on special projects depending on clinics’ needs

Required Experience:

  • A Bachelors degree or several years of college level coursework
  • Able to work comfortably and respectfully with diverse communities and engage with homeless youth and adults
  • Able to communicate Neighborcare’s mission at community events, outreach sites, and in clinics
  • Able to meet minimum time commitments
  • Able to use basic office software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in outreach and/or front desk office work
  • Familiarity with NextGen systems/Electronic Medical Records
  • Previous experience working with homeless individuals or vulnerable communities
  • Knowledge of community resources and state programs available to homeless individuals
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Dawg Daze Leader applications now available

 

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Dawg Daze Leader applications are now available!

Join us in welcoming new Huskies to campus – get great volunteer experience, make friends and have fun!

Apply now to be a Dawg Daze Leader today!

Apply here: http://fyp.washington.edu/apply

Deadline: May 22nd, 2015

Learn more at uwdawgdaze.com 

 

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UW Lung Health accepting officer applications

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UW Lung Health works with the American Lung Association and UW Hall Health to support research, education, and advocacy effort related to lung health and clean air.

Apply to be an officer for 2015-2016!

Officers/members benefits:

  • Leadership Awards from the American Lung Association (ALA)
  • Personalized letter of recommendation from staff and CEO of the ALA o Potential internship opportunities in the ALA
  • Get to start the first campus chapter of the ALA, if join now (awesome resume builder)
  • Volunteer and organize for Fight for Air Climb, Lung Force Expo, Lung force Walk
  • Support a meaningful cause. Lung Cancer is the number 1 cancer killer in the U.S.

If interested, please join us at our meeting!

  • Meetings: Wednesday 7pm in Savery 167 on April 29th, May 13th, May 27th
  • Email: uwlunghealth@gmail.com to join our mailing list
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International Coed Medical Fraternity meeting Friday

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Phi Delta Epsilon (PhiDE), an International Coed Medical Fraternity, is a brand new premedical organization coming to the UW.

Come to a meeting this Friday at 6:30 pm in SAV 131 to learn why this organization is different from any other RSO on campus. 

There will be a special visit from the CEO of the organization and officers of the Canada Beta Chapter.

Check out their Facebook page for more info: www.facebook.com/phideuw

 

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ASUW Student Disability Commission is hiring!

ASUW Student Disability Commission is hiring, and applications close April 26th! SDC is a great opportunity to get connected with other students on campus, and work in a really rad, social justice-oriented environment.You do not have to identify as disabled to apply for this position, and it is open to both grad and undergrad students of the UW.

Applications are at: jobs.asuw.org

If you have any questions about the position, feel free to email:

Eze Klarnet, asuwswdc@uw.edu

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Association of Surgical Education meeting 4/23

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Pre-medical students have been invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgical Education all day Thursday, April 23rd at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Seattle.

There will be exhibits and lectures in the morning, special simulations and hands-on learning modules in the afternoon, and a social hour/ networking and career building advice at 5:00pm. 

Advance RSVP is required for this event, as you will not be able to enter the conference without a name badge.

Please RSVP by TUESDAY at 11:59pm here because only 100 students may attend. 

Because this is a professional event, dress code is business casual. 

Please e-mail any questions to Emily Schrick at eschrick@uw.edu.

RSVP link: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/eschrick/266621

 

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MEDIC officer applications open for 2015-2016

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MEDIC officer applications are open for 2015-2016 school year. MEDIC officers are responsible for preparing for and leading MEDIC discussions, keeping up-to-date on related campus events, reserving rooms, managing the MEDIC email and Facebook accounts, and providing snacks.

Even if you didn’t come to as many meetings as you would have liked to this year, we encourage you to apply regardless. We are looking for diverse pool of candidates with different interests. If you are applying, we encourage you to come to meetings this quarter as priorities will be given to those who regularly attend meetings.

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/medicuw/266847

If you’re interested, please fill out this application by April 26th.

MEDIC at UW University of Washington Student Organization Affiliated with Bioethics and Humanities

https://www.facebook.com/medicuw?ref=hl

http://students.washington.edu/medicuw/ medicuw@u.washington.edu

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Child Oral Health Relief Education (CORE) accepting officer applications

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Child Oral Health Relief Education (C.O.R.E.) is a UW RSO dedicated to connecting a diverse group of students interested in the field of dentistry in an effort to provide oral health education to the public. We also supply oral hygiene necessities to underserved communities and participate in several outreach and volunteer events throughout the year.

UW C.O.R.E. is currently accepting applications for 2015-2016 officer positions. We are seeking responsible and motivated individuals who are interested in providing oral health education to the community. If you are interested in becoming more involved in serving Seattle and would like the opportunity to gain leadership experience, we highly encourage you to join an amazing team of students who share your passion for dentistry.

Applicants should provide a letter of intent stating why they are interested in becoming a C.O.R.E. officer, what they envision for the club next year, and what they hope to gain from this experience. Please list your top three choices and explain why you think you would be a good candidate for each of these positions.

Open officer positions:

President: Leads club meetings, oversees club events, and ensures the organization runs smoothly.

Vice President: Supports and assists the president in running C.O.R.E.

Activities Coordinator: Contacts and organizes outreach and volunteer opportunities.

Secretary: Records meeting minutes and updates members of upcoming events.

Public Relations: Facilitates communication between C.O.R.E. members and officers.

Treasurer: Manages club funds and organizes fundraising opportunities.

Webmaster: Manages club website and social media outlets.

We welcome all applicants, but dedicated students who have consistently been engaged in C.O.R.E. events throughout the year will be highly regarded during the application process.

Please send your letter of intent to uwcore@uw.edu. Applications will accepted until Thursday, April 30th at 11:59pm.

For more information visit:

https://www.facebook.com/uwcore?fref=ts

http://uwcore.wix.com/coreuw

Feel free to contact UW C.O.R.E. with any questions or concerns at uwcore@uw.edu

 

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Medical School application workshops this week

The UAA pre-health team begins a series of workshops this week!  Today and Thursday we will hold a session called:  An Overview of the Medical School Application Process.

When:  April 14 and 16th; noon-1:30 PM

Where:  MGH 171 E

All are welcome!

UAA Pre-health workshops for spring quarter.

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Epic Healthcare Systems – Career Info Session April 17th

Epic Healthcare Systems is in town this week and is going to be doing a career info session for students looking for employment after graduation. Join the UW Chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society for an info session from Epic, a healthcare software company located in Madison, WI. Epic has openings for all backgrounds to design, test, install, and support a software which has a direct impact on the way half of Americans receive healthcare – in fact, you don’t have to look far to find us; Seattle Children’s Hospital and Group Health Cooperative are both Epic customers.

We’re currently accepting applications for 2015 start dates. To learn more, contact Paige at pwilson@epic.com, check out our careers site, or just swing by Friday!

Epic Info Session | Foege N130 | Friday, April 17th 3:00pm

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/453661688120938/

Event is open to all.

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Husky Pediatric Cancer Foundation officer applications due 5/3

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The Husky Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a student-led organization dedicated to supporting low-income families with pediatric cancer patients.

If you would like to join the team, please fill out the application by 11:59 pm on May 3rd.

This is an excellent opportunity to help the local community and to meet peers with similar interests.

Link: https://docs.google.com/a/uw.edu/forms/d/1lLqEBT1UDc9igY_dUFxl8MjPoao-r1Xm7ZbEoBqJ6xI/viewform?hc_location=ufi

If you have any questions, feel free to email uwhpcf@gmail.com

uwhpcf@gmail.com || http://www.uwhpcf.org

 

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UW Relay For Life + Cancer Research + Pizza!

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Come to UW Relay For Life’s “Relay Rundown” THIS THURSDAY to learn more about the upcoming Relay For Life Event (May 30th!)!

APR 16| 5:30p | HUB 340

 

Additionally, if you’re interested in cancer research, guest speaker Dr. Matthew Shortridge, an American Cancer Society funded UW researcher, will be speaking on his research regarding microRNA expressed in cancer tumors!

Join UW Relay (uwrelay.org) to finish the fight in 2015!

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Join MAPS (Minority Association of Pre-Health Students) Leadership Next Year

We’re looking for current MAPS members to become more involved with our organization through a new generation of officers!  Below is our description for each officer role available, and you may select up to three roles to apply for on the application.  The application can also be found on the MAPS website.

MAPS Website:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/mapsuw/19038/360718

Application:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/nguyej7/265277

The positions available for all students to apply for (up to three on the application) are:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Public Relations
  • Director of Communications
  • Diversity Liaison
  • Health Network Liaison
  • Professional School Liaison
  • Community Service/Philanthropy Chair
  • Advocacy/Education Liaison

The description for each officer role can be found on the Catalyst application.  In addition, please visit the MAPS Catalyst Website’s Leadership tab and feel free to contact the current 2014-2015 officers for any questions you have about a particular position (https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/mapsuw/19038/112232).

The expectations for MAPS Officers are:

  • Commit to one whole academic year to be a part of MAPS and contribute by fulfilling the officer duties for the position listed
  • CONSISTENTLY attend MAPS general meetings and CONSISTENTLY able to attend MAPS officer meetings when asked to (Tuesdays from 7-8pm, following MAPS general meetings, subject to change)
  • Attend major events, such as The Pre-Health Conference and fundraisers
  • Good communication, time management, and participation in MAPS general meetings and events
  • Be a team player and advocate for the UW MAPS mission, being a good representative of our organization and our community

Requirements for application:
-Must be a University of Washington Seattle undergraduate
-Must be a registered MAPS Year Member (if you have not done this yet, you can still fill out a membership application and bring your dues to a general meeting as long as it is before the application deadline)
-Must SUBMIT THE APPLICATION by Sunday, May 3rd by 11:59PM completely.  No exceptions.
-MUST ATTEND the MAPS general meeting on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 from 6-7pm for officer elections, shortly after the due date of the application.  You must give a short applicant speech of 1-2 minutes on why you want to be a MAPS officer.  More details to follow.

Ideal Candidates:
-MAPS Leadership Board members of 2014-2015 (Being a Leadership Board member does not guarantee an officer position in 2015-2016).
-Members who have consistently attended general meetings and events
-Members who are committed to the mission and best represent our values

Please fill out this Catalyst survey by Sunday, May 3rd by 11:59PM completely.  If you do not finish this application in one sitting, please save your work and be sure to submit it later by the deadline.  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/nguyej7/265277

Afterwards, election speeches that will take place Tuesday, May 5th during the MAPS general meeting from 6-7pm, and then MAPS officers and a select committee of alumni will convene to make decisions based on the application and election speeches.

If you have any questions, please email John Nguyen at nguyej7@uw.edu.

Best,

MAPS Officers 2014-2015

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ASUW Queer Student Commission is hiring!

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The ASUW Queer Student Commission is hiring a Director for the 2015-2016 school year!  The Queer Student Commission is one of eight diversity commissions under the Associated Students of the University of Washington.  We are a student-run, student-led, umbrella organization for queer and trans* students on campus.

The ASUW Queer Student Commission’s mission is to create and adapt programming that fosters a positive and anti-oppressive atmosphere so that it is appealing, relevant, and successful in drawing membership from all portions of the queer community.  QSC also acts as a representative and advocate on behalf of issues and concerns of the queer community, and advocates against homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of oppression on campus and in the community.  QSC creates learning spaces for students to explore topics related to queerness, anti-oppression, power and privilege, and social justice.  Finally, QSC serves as a liaison to queer organizations on campus, informs students of services available on campus and maintains strong communication with all queer constituencies.

If you are interested in apply, please visit jobs.asuw.org.  The job description and application form are located under “Queer Student Commission.”  The application is due Sunday, April 26th. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to asuwqsc@uw.edu.  Thank you!

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