Heritage Months at Georgetown

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Georgetown University celebrates

Black History Month

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As part of Georgetown University’s annual celebration of the achievements of Black people, the student-led Black Leadership Forum welcomes you to join us as we celebrate the variety of cultures represented across the African Diaspora.  Throughout the month, we will actively appreciate the service, art, literature, innovations, and resiliency of Black people across the globe.  It is important to remember that Black history is not just limited to the month of February because the celebration of Black history and Black peoples’ contribution to the world is endless, immeasurable, and ongoing.  You can contribute to conversations on social media throughout the month by using the hashtag #HoyaBlaxa.

The Ruesch Center January 2018 Updates

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Join Our Team: DC Scope It Out 5k Walk/Run

On March 18th, The Ruesch Center will partner with Colorectal Cancer Alliance at the DC Scope It Out 5K.

Please support our team, “MedStar Georgetown – The Ruesch Center”. Your support will help us end colorectal cancer and save lives.

Join our team today!

 

The Ruesch Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and medical students, regionally and nationally, the opportunity to engage in medical research, patient care and patient education.

For more information and how to apply click here.

Medical Education Fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Now in its fifth year, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is continuing to offer a one year medical education fellowship to a medical student after completion of year 2 or year 3 of the traditional MD curriculum.  Through our Educational Development Office, this fellow will work primarily on our ‘Cane Academy initiative, working directly with members of the medical education administration. The ‘Cane Academy initiative assists with facilitating a competency-based, self-directed curriculum that leverages educational technology including but not limited to online modules with short videos, self-assessment questions, and in-class problem solving sessions leading to formative and summative assessments. 

Please see this video describing the position in more detail:  https://youtu.be/QZ2v764t-f0

This fellow must already have expertise in instructional technology resources to assist in growing the initiative and will work collaboratively with faculty and staff on technological solutions for blended learning.  Previous experience with digital video editing is desired.  A graduate student stipend for the year will be provided along with support for travel to medical education conferences.  For more info, please contact: Dr. David Green (senior instructional designer) at david.green@miami.edu or Dr. Alex J. Mechaber (Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education) atamechabe@med.miami.edu.

Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference

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The Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) will hold its fourteenth biennial

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CAREERS STUDENT CONFERENCE

The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Please note that the medical students registered for the conference are invited to attend a networking reception/informational session open exclusively to medical students where they will get information on:

         ** Harvard Medical School Visiting Clerkship Program and Residency Programs**

Request for Conference Application at: lise_kaye@hms.harvard.edu

Conference registration deadline: February 12, 2018

Registration for Reception and Informational Session for Medical Students:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VCP_Session_Apr7_2018

Information and Registration for New England Science Symposiumwww.NewEnglandScienceSymposium.org

For further information, please contact Mr. Fahri Ercem at fahri_ercem@hms.harvard.edu  or 617.43.4422.

 

National Leadership Conference Opportunity for Students– LEAPS into IM

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Join us in Oceanside, CA this summer for LEAPS into IM 2018!
The Leadership and Education Program for Students in Integrative Medicine is a week-long intensive for professional health students interested in this fascinating field. Hosted by the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and in partnership with the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, selected participants will attend lectures, hands-on workshops, and leadership skills groups hosted by our esteemed faculty. For more information on this transformative experience or to apply, please visit https://www.imconsortium.org/events/leaps.cfm. For questions, please contact our Student Director, Agata Harabasz, at leaps.consortium@gmail.com.

Medical Education Fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Now in its fifth year, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is continuing to offer a one year medical education fellowship to a medical student after completion of year 2 or year 3 of the traditional MD curriculum.  Through our Educational Development Office, this fellow will work primarily on our ‘Cane Academy initiative, working directly with members of the medical education administration. The ‘Cane Academy initiative assists with facilitating a competency-based, self-directed curriculum that leverages educational technology including but not limited to online modules with short videos, self-assessment questions, and in-class problem solving sessions leading to formative and summative assessments.
This fellow must already have expertise in instructional technology resources to assist in growing the initiative and will work collaboratively with faculty and staff on technological solutions for blended learning.  Previous experience with digital video editing is desired.  A graduate student stipend for the year will beprovided along with support for travel to medical education conferences.

For more info, please contact: Dr. David Green (senior instructional designer) at david.green@miami.edu or Dr. Alex J. Mechaber (Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education) at amechabe@med.miami.edu.

Help with Student education project from Mount Sinai Student Council President

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Dear all,

If you have a moment, could you please fill out this brief (less than 2 minutes!) linked survey (link also below). The purpose of this study is to identify potential knowledge gaps in HPV education in medical students throughout the US. Data will be used to guide education efforts surrounding HPV and HPV vaccination in the future. All responses are anonymous.

Your responses will be incredibly helpful and are greatly appreciated.

https://www.inchoir.org/redcap/redcap/surveys/?s=PL3JADMMYP

Best,

Benjamin Laitman, PhD

MD/PhD Student

Student Council President

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

516 236 8979 | benjamin.laitman@icahn.mssm.edu

M1 & M2 Summer Externship Opportunity: Thomas Jefferson University & Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

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THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY & HOSPITALS
DEPARTMENT OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY
2018 SIMON KRAMER EXTERNSHIP APPLICATION

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University & Hospitals in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is offering the annual Simon Kramer Society Externship in
Radiation Oncology. This externship was established for the purpose of exposing
medical students to the discipline of radiation oncology and provides up to two students
each year with the opportunity to spend six weeks in our Department working on a
research project and participating in clinical and educational activities. You must be a
first or second year student in good standing in an accredited United States Medical
School in order to be considered for this externship. The start and end dates will be
determined with the students after the selection process, but must occur between June
and August.
We are able to provide each extern with a $750 stipend which will be paid within two
weeks of their arrival at Jefferson. We are not able to provide any assistance with travel,
housing, meals, or other expenses. There may be an opportunity for housing on the
Jefferson campus during the externship (which we can help you explore) but this is also
at the student’s expense.
When applying, students should indicate whether they wish to pursue a research project
in medical physics, molecular radiation biology, or clinical radiation oncology.
Students should complete the attached application and return it to Marlene Folino on or
before February 28, 2018 at:
marlene.folino@jefferson.edu
You should also contact Ms. Folino with any questions you may have concerning the
externship.

2018 SK Externship Application