Scribe America Is Now Accepting Hiring!

This unique and exciting opportunity which has demonstrated itself to be excellent experience for students preparing for careers in medicine.  Their past employees that excelled as scribes have gone on to receive outstanding evaluations in their clinical trials and residencies.

For more information you may also visit our website  Please contact me if you have any questions about our program.

For further questions contact Fariha Rafa, Junior Project Leader at
Direct: 405.535.4147 | Corporate: 877.488.5479



UCBI Flyer Poster 2018 FINAL

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce that student application materials for our Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program are now available on our website. UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit and public sector organizations during both winter and spring quarters. Internships begin January 3, 2018 and conclude June 1, 2018.  

The Undergraduate Community-Based Internship (UCBI) program, developed in partnership with the UW Career & Internship Center, provides opportunities for undergraduates to grow professionally and personally, examine issues of social justice, gain an understanding of the diverse communities in Seattle and explore career paths in the public and non-profit sectors.

Please share the attached informational flyer with your students, and let them know they can access more information and preview application materials via the Carlson Center’s web site at Students can view the application questions now to prepare their submission materials. The online application on Catalyst will officially open on October 9, and will include descriptions of internship positions and host organizations. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Monday, October 23rd.


We encourage students to visit during drop in hours for questions and assistance as needed.

  • Monday, October 16th, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 17th, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 18th, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 19th, 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Questions? Email; give our team of Graduate Student Mentors a call at (206) 543-5514; or visit Mary Gates Hall 171 during drop in hours for additional application support and guidance.

SHPEP Applications Are Open

The University of Washington Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health are hosting a webinar on the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).  This program, formerly known as SMDEP, is a free 6 week residential program for underrepresented and disadvantaged freshman and sophomore college students interested in health professions. The application deadline is February 15th and the program is now open to DACA students.  In addition to room and board, students are provided a $600 stipend, and travel is paid for up to $500.


Attached, please find a one page document that describes the UW SHPEP program.  Please distribute widely, the intended audience is: students, faculty and instructors, advisors, multicultural education and diversity centers, TRIO, MECHA, CAMP, appropriate student groups (including pre health groups), and anyone who is a champion of enrichment programs for URM students. This is a national program with 13 sites.


We will be holding the first webinar on Thursday, October 26th  from 11:30-12:30.  Please RSVP for the link to join the webinar.



UW Study Abroad Workshops

Financial Planning Workshop Flyer Updated-page-002

UW Study Abroad is launching a new workshop designed to help students make more informed decisions about the financial costs of studying abroad.  Our Financial Planning  workshop will cover the basics of financial aid, scholarships to consider, cost comparisons of different programs, budgeting tips, money generating strategies and important forms and deadlines for students.  We are offering the workshops at three different times to make it convenient for students:


Tuesday October 24, 3-4:30, Mary Gates Hall 171

Wednesday November 1, 3-4:30 in Schmitz 450

Wednesday November 15, 3-4:30 Ethnic Cultural Center

DACS Are Currently Accepting Applications

Are you interested in student leadership within the School of Public Health?

Consider applying to be on the Dean’s Advisory Council for Students (DACS)! Applications are due Monday, October 23.

The DACS provides an opportunity for students to give input on budgetary priorities for the School of Public Health (SPH) through regular meetings with the SPH Dean and offers training in university-wide budgeting processes. We promote and advocate on behalf of a positive educational experience for all students in the SPH, including both undergraduate and graduate students.

The DACS works to generate broad involvement of students in decision-making and communication with the SPH Dean, SPH Departmental Chairs, SPH Faculty and other members of the SPH administration. Further, the Council conducts a review of the School’s annual budget submission to the UW Provost.

For more information, visit the DACS website.

Apply to be on DACS!




Student Public Health Association Board Elections Are OPEN!!!


Greetings SPH community, welcome to Fall 2017!


It is our pleasure to announce that the nominations for the 2017-2018 Student Public Health Association (SPHA) Board are now open! Any graduate or undergraduate SPH student is eligible for nomination.

SPHA is managed by an active board of current graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Public Health. Board members are each responsible for various SPHA-sponsored events and activities, including movie nights, brown bag seminars, awards, community outreach, and much more!

Serving on the board typically involves attending one or two meetings a month, and helping with events and projects on an as-needed and as-available basis. Feel free to visit the SPHA Website to learn more about SPHA and the current board.

Use the link below to nominate yourself (it’s totally OK to nominate yourself!) or a fellow student for one of the following officer positions:


– President

– Vice President

– Secretary

– Treasurer

– 2 Community Building Officers (1 graduate + 1 undergraduate)

– 2 Student Development Officers (1 graduate + 1 undergraduate)


Details of the duties associated with each office can be found on the nomination survey, and are included in Article IV of the SPHA Constitution.




The survey is now open and will close at 11:59pm on Friday, October 20. A school-wide electronic vote will determine the 2017-18 SPHA Board.


Questions or concerns? Email us at




Jennifer Marroquin,

Outgoing President

Student Public Health Association