Registration Open for the 2016 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epi Conference

Registration is Open!

Join 650+ maternal and child health (MCH) professionals in Philadelphia, PA Sept. 14-16, for the 2016 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference. Early-bird registration rate begin March 21, 2016 and run through July 22, 2016. View General Registration Fees & Register Now.
Please share this email with all your colleagues who may be interested in attending conference.

ATTENTION FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: If you are interested in attending conference please contact Maureen Fitzgerald at mchepireg.

Seattle MESA – Autumn Tutoring Opportunity

ATTENTION UW STUDENTS

This is an invitation to the University of Washington student body from Seattle MESA.

Wouldn’t you like to start the autumn quarter participating in a worthwhile service to our community? Seattle MESA would like to offer you that opportunity. We are looking for UW students that would like to spend a few hours per week tutoring high school and middle school students in math and/or science. You don’t have to be in a STEM field to volunteer, you just need to be as dynamic as you want to be!!! Service is the key and Seattle MESA will prepare you to be effective. This is a phenomenal opportunity to learn, to grow and to serve.

If you are interested, email mtutoruw for information or simply register for C ENV 420 and select a tutoring session (QZ section).

We look forward to working with you.

Invitation to Hand2Hand Pre-health Service Club

Hand2Hand is holding its 7th annual Health Career Banquet on Saturday, May 7th at 6pm at HUB Lyceum. If you are interested (or undecided) in going into health professional field, then you can benefit from this event! We invited several health professionals to the banquet so you will have the opportunity to network and dine with the professionals. We also invited guest speakers to discuss health disparity and patient care philosophy. We hope to see your there!

Tickets are available at the HUB front desk or online:

http://thehubtix.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=259&cid=34

Submit your health field preferences here:
https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/yiningz/302049

More information or questions about the event visit:

on Facebook "Hand2Hand’s 7th Annual Health Career Banquet", https://www.facebook.com/events/1729728847242349/

or Email us: h2h

Sextravaganza Announcement

The UW Peer Health Educators would like to invite all UW students, faculty, staff, and community members to the annual Sextravaganza Event in May!

Sextravaganza is a sex-positive, all-inclusive, educational fair that seeks to publicly embrace diversity in both sexuality and gender. Its purpose is to provide fact- and experience-based information about sex practices, sexualities, gender identities, and sexual health. All events will be held on the UW Seattle campus in the HUB throughout the month of May and are free for anyone who is interested to come and learn!

Check out our event website: tinyurl.com/sex2016

And Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/561272094033225/

Global Health Career Week, May 2-7, 2016, Campus-wide Events

Considering a career in global health? The Global Health Resource Center, Department of Global Health, is excited to announce the schedule for our annual Global Health Career Week, May 2nd – 7th, 2016. All are welcome!

Global Health Career Week includes lectures, events, and information sessions, including a Career Resource and Information Fair, promoting careers in global health. We have also included a lecture by Paul Farmer on our calendar, which has been organized by Grand Rounds Talk in the School of Medicine, Department of Surgery.

See you there!

Monday, May 2

“Beyond the OR: Surgical Disease and Global Health”

Speaker: Paul Farmer, MD, PhD

6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m., Health Sciences Building,

Hogness Auditorium (Room A420)

*Please contact the Surgery Administration Office at 206-543-3680 for more details regarding his talk.

Tuesday, May 3

Inaugural King Holmes Endowed Professorship

Lecture – “No Time to Lose: Lessons from Sexually

Transmitted Infections, HIV, Ebola”

Speaker: Peter Piot, CMG, MD, PhD, DTM, FRCP, FMedSci

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Foege Genome Science Building,

Foege Auditorium (Room S-060)

Wednesday, May 4

Global Health Career Resource and Information Fair

Representatives from over 20 local-global health organizations will be available to answer your questions and to offer insightful information about your career path in the field.

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Mary Gates Hall, Commons

Thursday, May 5

Global Health Minor Information Session

Are you interested in complementing your undergraduate education with a minor in global health? Come meet with the Global Health Minor Advisor, Jessica Harkhani, to learn more about how you can complete a Global Health Minor!

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Raitt Hall, Room 229

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Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Panel

Peace Corps Volunteers in the health field work at the grassroots level in communities around the world promoting nutrition, maternal and child health, water sanitation, and the prevention of HIV, Malaria, and other illnesses. Join us at this panel discussion to learn about Health Volunteers’ experiences in the field, and where their careers have gone since.

5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Husky Union Building (HUB), Room 145

Friday, May 6

Global Health Trivia Night!

Join us for a fun night of global health trivia to show off your knowledge of a wide range of topics. Come socialize with faculty, staff, and students and win great prizes! Dr. King Holmes, Director of Research and Faculty Development at the Department of Global Health, and Rachel Lazzar, Program Manager, Global Health Resource Center, will be your emcees for the evening!

Beverages and snacks will be provided.

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Foege Genome Science Building,

Vista Café

Saturday, May 7

4th Annual GlobeMed at the UW Benefit Dinner—

”Saathi: Celebrating Partnerships in Global Health”

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., St. Demetrios Hall,

2100 Boyer Ave E, Seattle, WA, 98195

Please pass this announcement along to departments and students in your networks.

For questions or more information about this year’s featured events, contact Eaden Andu at andue.

GH Career Week 2016 Flyer_May 2-7.pdf

Kaplan MCAT Auction (Closes May 6th!)

Looking to take the MCAT soon? Want to take a comprehensive course with Kaplan? Look no further!

Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity and Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority at the University of Washington have partnered up to auction a Kaplan MCAT Course! This course retails for $2299. Bidding will start $1300.

BID HERE: https://catalyst.uw.edu/gopost/board/choec/42353/


Rules

  • Posts may not be deleted. Be 100% sure about your bid before you post.
  • Bidding will close on Friday, May 6th at 11:59 pm PST. No exceptions.
  • Always post with your full name, email, and bid value. No cents.
  • Minimum bid increment must be $25.

A description of the Kaplan course is below.

Enjoy the structure and support of in-person classroom sessions taught by an engaging, score-qualified MCAT instructor, plus live instruction from our highest-rated MCAT experts via The MCAT Channel.

  • Cover all the content and skills on the MCAT
  • 540 hours of instruction and practice
  • 300+ hours of online resources, including 13 full-length practice tests
  • The most available AAMC practice materials

Focus on the instruction you need most

  • Unlimited access to The MCAT Channel
  • Over 130 interactive Science Review videos
  • A personalized study plan that adjusts to your strengths and weaknesses

This course will fit into your life

  • Choose from the most course schedules available
  • Convenient live and recorded make-up sessions
  • Prep on-the-go with digital books, a flashcard app, and Qbank

Be confident preparing with the world leader

  • Twice as many doctors prepared for the MCAT with a Kaplan course than with any other.*
  • We’ve prepared thousands of students for the new MCAT and we’re using their feedback to continually improve
  • You’re guaranteed a higher MCAT score or your money back*

Husky Neighborhood Interns

Want to work in the UW Community? Apply for this paid internship working in the North of 45thCommunity.

Husky Neighborhood Interns (HNIs) work on projects to improve public safety, promote civility and foster a greater sense of community for the students and permanent residents living north of campus.

Compensation

Compensation will be $13-$15 an hour with a maximum of 7-10 hours per week . Students must be able to work in the United States.

Time Commitment:

Must be able to attend two days of training in late September before classes start.

Must be able to attend weekly staff meetings and North of 45th Committee Quarterly meetings.

Desired Qualifications:

· Strong verbal and written communications skills.

· Outstanding organization and time management skills.

· Ability to manage projects and provide leadership.

· Ability to work independently to accomplish tasks and take initiative.

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter addressing why you would like to work in the North of 45th area and what issues or concerns do you see facing this community to Community Standards and Student Conduct at huskyn45 by 11:59 pm on May 8, 2016. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis after we receive resumes and cover letters.

For a more detailed job description and to learn more about the HNI program check out www.washington.edu/cssc