Tuesday, April 18, 2017

fall 2017 PAID internship posting at internal medicine (UMC)

The University of Arizona Health Sciences  Internship Announcement - April 2017
Advantages of an Internship:
An internship can provide you with valuable skills that you can list on your résumé and carry forward into employment. You will make valuable professional contacts and learn how programs operate behind the scenes.

  • Office duties: Data entry, typical office duties, event preparation, other duties as assigned.
  • Professionalism: Candidate will be working with physicians, resident trainees, program leadership and staff.
  • Goals: Candidate will learn medical terminology, how medical education programs operate, the role of
  • physicians in hospitals, clinics, and as faculty. Candidate will learn or strengthen knowledge of software, human resources practices and health care systems.
  • Hours: A 3-unit internship is 135 hours over the course of the semester. This is about 10 hours per week.
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Semester available: Prefer academic year commitment (fall 2017 & spring 2018). Summer available.
Positions:  Three. One will be in Internal Medicine (flexible hours Monday & Tuesday, or Monday & Wednesday afternoon), two will be in the Graduate Medical Education Office (hours flexible). All are 10 hours per week.
Contact:  For all positions, email résumé, unofficial transcript and class schedule for fall 2017 to Kerith Lisa, Senior Coordinator, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Kerith@deptofmed.arizona.edu.

TSC Student Worker Announcement 2017-2018 (paid position)

The Transfer Student Center (TSC) is hiring students to serve as Transfer Student Assistants for 2017-2018. Please see the attached job description for more information. Applications are due on or before May 1, 2017 before 5pm and interviews will be held the week of May 15th.
Questions and materials should be sent to Daniel Viramontes at viramontes09@email.arizona.edu. Applications may also be submitted in person at the Transfer Student Center, located in the Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 402 (open Monday-Friday from 9am – 5pm).

Job Title: Transfer Student Assistant (Multiple Positions Available)
Reports to: Transfer Student Center Senior Director and Graduate Assistant
Salary: $10.00 hourly (as of July 1, 2017)
Hours per Week: Flexible, 10-20 hours (may not exceed 25 hours/week)
This position is located in the Transfer Student Center (TSC), which is part of the Office of Admissions, Transfer Enrollment. The TSC offers academic support as well as engagement activities to newly admitted and current transfer students. Additionally, we provide information and assistance to prospective transfer students applying to The University of Arizona. An important part of the success of the Center is the involvement of the Transfer Student Assistants (TSAs). TSAs serve as points of contact and resources in the TSC, responding to prospective and current transfer student questions and concerns, engaging with transfer students at events, and coordinating activities designed to facilitate students’ transition to the UA campus.

  • Greet and welcome prospective and current transfer students to the Center
  • Answer inquiries via phone and email
  • Provide administrative and front desk support
  • Assist with Center programs and workshops
  • Plan social and academic events in the TSC by coordinating and establishing relationships with campus departments
  • Design promotional materials and market events
  • Post updates about TSC events and UA campus/Tucson activities on social media pages
  • Help coordinate Faculty Fellow events
  • Maintain and update TSC resource bulletin board
  • Become knowledgeable about campus and Student Affairs resources available to transfers
  • Seek out information and resources of value and interest to transfer student population for monthly newsletter, social media, and listservs
  • Promote TSC programs and activities across campus
  • Maintain a professional and welcoming environment
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director, Program Coordinator, and/or Graduate Assistant
  • Continuing, current, full-time UA transfer students with an interest in working with transfer students
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Must be available for weekly staff meetings Fridays at 8am
  • Independent initiative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and high reliability
  • Commitment to creating a welcoming and positive academic/social environment for the diverse transfer student population
  • Federal work-study availability a plus
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience planning events
  • Experience designing promotional and marketing materials
How to Apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter (detailing relevant educational, employment and/or volunteer experience), and Fall 2017 schedule when you would be available to work to Daniel Viramontes at viramontes09@email.arizona.edu
Application materials can be dropped off in person at the Transfer Student Center, located in the Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 402 (open Monday-Friday from 9am – 5pm)
Applications are due on or before May 1, 2017 before 5pm and interviews will be held the week of May 15th
Questions can be directed to Daniel Viramontes at viramontes09@email.arizona.edu

Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault organization

The Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault organization is having an event called 'Dine Out for Survivors of Rape' on Wednesday, April 19th in which they can attend percentage nights at Gentle Ben's, Mama's, or Scented Leaf.

Thank you!
Priyanka Hadvani

Friday, April 14, 2017

‘The Health of Americans in a New Political Order’ Topic of Free Lecture, April 18

The Health of Americans in a New Political Order’ Topic of Lecture, April 18 (Tuesday)

Darrell G. Kirch, MD, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will examine the great challenges that health-care professionals face. He is the invited speaker for the 2017 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.

TUCSON, Ariz. The great challenges facing health professionals—especially those in academic health centers—will be examined by Darrell G. Kirch, MD, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), in a free presentation, open to the public, on Tuesday, April 18.

The lecture, “The Health of Americans in a New Political Order,” is hosted by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m., in DuVal Auditorium at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

Dr. Kirch will discuss the upheaval in the financing and delivery of health care, the new realities for  today’s students and the ways they approach education, the anti-science movement, burnout among health professionals, health disparities and social injustice and a deficit of health-care leaders prepared to manage change. As he discusses the forces shaping health in the United States, Dr. Kirch also will examine how health-care professionals can

harness innovation, resilience and leadership to prevail – despite these challenges.

A distinguished physician, educator and medical scientist, Dr. Kirch speaks and publishes widely on the need for transformation in the nation’s health-care system and how academic medicine can lead change across medical education, biomedical research and patient care. Prior to becoming AAMC president in 2006, Dr. Kirch served as the dean and academic health system leader of two institutions: the Medical College of Georgia and then Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He has co-chaired the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the accrediting body for U.S. medical schools, and chaired the Washington Higher Education Secretariat. Dr. Kirch also is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

A psychiatrist and clinical neuroscientist by training, Dr. Kirch began his career at the National Institute of Mental Health, becoming the acting scientific director in 1993 and receiving the Outstanding Service Medal of the U.S. Public Health Service. A native of Denver, he earned his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Colorado.

The endowment for the James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy supports a series of visiting professors in health policy. These distinguished scholars present lectures and discussions to the UA campus community and the public about local, state, national and international health policy issues and connect the academic world with the “real world” of public health. James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, ScD (hon), has been a member of the UA faculty since 1988. He served as dean of the College of Medicine from 1988 to 2001, and as vice president for health sciences from 1995 to 2001.

Parking for the lecture is available in the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson visitor parking garage at the rate of $1.50 per hour, cash only.

For more information, please contact Roxanna Apaez, 520-626-5983, rapaez@email.arizona.edu

Contact: Gerri Kelly, 520-626-9669, gkelly@email.arizona.edu

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Nutrition Navigators Spotlight Series

My name is Katherine Sayre and I am the student coordinator for the Nutrition Navigators Spotlight Series hosted by Campus Health. The mission of the Nutrition Navigators is to help UA students navigate healthy food choices both on and off campus.
The Spotlight Series is featuring three presentations given by UA nutrition professionals on topics relevant to college students (see flyer for topics and dates). You may find these topics relevant to your department or organization and to your students’ academic growth. If so, please consider sharing the event with your group and spreading the word about this great opportunity. We hope that your students will enjoy this free, engaging, and informative presentation about these popular topics in nutrition.
Please respond to this email if you are interested in sharing this opportunity.
Our third spotlight series event of the semester is on Thursday April, 20th.
Food & Exercise Myths Debunked
Are You What You Eat? Myths, Presumptions and Facts about Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Your Health. Join Melanie Hingle, PhD, MPH, RDN and Scott Going, PhD, to discuss the evidence underlying popular beliefs related to nutrition, activity and energy balance, and discuss the relevance of these (often surprising) outcomes to the behaviors that shape our weight and our health.
  • What: Nutrition Navigators Spotlight Series: Food & Exercise Myths Debunked
  • When: Thursday, April 20th from 5-6:15 PM
  • Where: 3rd Floor of the Campus Health Service in the DeArmond Room, B307
  • How Much?: FREE
Thank you for your consideration,

Katherine Sayre
President | Nutritional Sciences Club 
UA Food Day Co-Coordinator
Student Worker UA Campus Health 
Dietetics Concentration Nutritional Science
Undergraduate 2018 University of Arizona