Alumni play a critical role in supporting the UW School of Medicine and the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association, and there are many ways to become involved. If you are interested in any of the opportunities below — opportunities that will allow you to support students, your class and your association — contact us at 206.685.1875, toll free 1.866.633.2586 or email@example.com.
Sign up to host a casual gathering (coffee, lunch, dinner) for one or more medical students. Share information and answer questions students may have about your specialty, work-life balance, and more. Contact: 206.685.1875, toll free 1.866.633.2586 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to volunteer for an event in November and/or February. Learn more about SAID.
Join the Family Day activities in September by presenting students with their first stethoscope on behalf of the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association. Contact: 206.685.1875, toll free 1.866.633.2586 or email@example.com.
Share some words with students! We share your advice with second-year students as they transition from the classroom to clinical work, and we share words of congratulations with our graduating students. (Cards with your advice are placed in students’ white coats at our Clinical Transition Ceremony; the congratulations card is presented to students as part of a graduation packet.) Simply email a few lines to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aloha Inn Health Outreach Center
Medical students offer health screening and referral services to residents of the Aloha Inn, a transitional housing facility for the homeless in King County.
RotaCare Free Clinic, Lake City
Medical students partner with RotaCare Free Clinic in Lake City to provide medical treatment and referral services to individuals without health insurance who cannot afford to pay for healthcare.
Casa Latina Health Outreach Center
Medical students join with students from other health professional schools and undergraduates to offer health screening, health education and referral services to immigrant communities in Seattle.
CHAP (Community Health Advancement Program)
CHAP — operated out of the Department of Family Medicine — sponsors student-initiated and student-directed extracurricular community service projects, educational programs and a seminar series addressing the health needs of underserved communities. Preceptors are needed for the dermatology clinic for homeless men and women at the Downtown Emergency Services Center and for foot care clinics for homeless people at various locations.
Students provide free HIV testing and counseling in partnership with Seattle King County Public Health at community organizations in Seattle. Volunteer physicians in all specialties are needed to work with medical students at these programs. If you are interested, please contact Lauren Henricksen, the School’s service learning manager, at email@example.com or 206.685.2009.
Become a preceptor for medical students or host a clerkship. Contact: Corrin Sullivan, 206.543.0922, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about becoming a preceptor for R/UOP, a four-week summer immersion program for students. Contact: email@example.com.
Lead small groups, teach basic physical exams or listen to oral case presentations — all part of the course.
Contact: Julie Calcavecchia, 206.221.3532, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help your class
For more information on the opportunities below, contact us at 206.685.1875, toll free 1.866.633.2586 or email@example.com.
Be the liaison between your class and the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association. Help with your reunion and pass on news and updates from your classmates. One or more representatives are needed for each class. See the current list of representatives.
Ensure a successful turnout at your reunion by helping to contact your classmates to encourage them to attend.
Help the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association
For more information on the roles and activities listed below, contact us at 206.685.1875, toll free 1.866.633.2586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participate in the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association-sponsored programs listed above that benefit students (SAID, HOST, WWAMI Homestay). We always need volunteers.
Actively participate in alumni programs, meetings and committees, and provide guidance for the general direction of the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association.
Represent the UW School of Medicine Alumni Association, and be our on-site host. Take a few photos of fellow alumni. (We may use them in UW Medicine magazine or post them on our website.)
Either email or mail your photos to us; be sure to identify the subjects and date the photos. (We will scan and return the photos you send by mail.)