University of Washington School of Public Health
New Student Orientation 2014
Congratulations on your admission to the UW School of Public Health! The activities during orientation will introduce you to the the School and give you opportunities to network with other students and faculty.
Students joining the School’s undergraduate majors this autumn will receive orientation information directly from their respective majors.
Environmental Health Majors: contact email@example.com
Health Informatics (HIHIM) Majors: contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Health Majors: contact email@example.com
Incoming Graduate Student Orientation
Friday, September 19, 2014
SPH Incoming Graduate Student Orientation Check-In
|Welcome from the Dean||11:30-11:35am|
|Introduction from the Office of Student Affairs||11:35-11:45am|
|Tips for Graduate Students from the Student Public Health Association||11:45-12pm|
|Transition: Hogness to Portage Bay Event Area||12:30-12:40pm|
|PORTAGE BAY EVENT AREA
Lunch; Health Sciences Common Book discussions with faculty, alumni, and current students
Learn more about the common book
|Transition: Portage Bay Event Area to SCC 300 (Lobby)||2-2:10pm|
Round Robin Resource Fair
|Transition: SOCC 300 to Portage Bay Event Area||2:50-3pm|
|PORTAGE BAY EVENT AREA
Student Public Health Association Happy Hour
SPH Incoming Student Service Day
Saturday, September 27, 2014
On September 27, 2014, the School of Public Health will partner with Remote Area Medical to help the organization prepare items for its Seattle Remote Area Medical Clinic, which will be held at Seattle Center on October 23 – 26, 2014. The clinic will provide free dental, vision, and medical services to underserved individuals. The principles are simple, services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. All services are free, and include parking, snacks, and water. All patients are treated with respect, dignity and compassion and are not judged for their background, lifestyle or personal habits. No volunteer or participating organization receives payment for services rendered.
Incoming students MUST register to participate in Service Day.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a registration link.
|Transport of participants from the School of Public Health to the Remote Area Medical site (Seattle Center)||10:00-10:30am|
|Presentation by Julia Colson (Project Director, Remote Area Medical)||10:30-11am|
|Presentation by Tao Kwan-Gett (Director, UW Northwest Center for Public Health Practice)||11-11:30am|
|Lunch and small group activity||11:30am-12:30pm|
|Remote Area Medical Project Work||12:30-3:30pm|
|Transport of participants from the Remote Area Medical site (Seattle Center) to the School of Public Health||3:30-4pm|
Remote Area Medical® (RAM) is a non-profit, humanitarian organization founded in 1985 by Stan Brock, known to many for his work on the television show Wild Kingdom. Initially focused on providing healthcare access to people in remote areas of the world such as Haiti and Guyana, in 1992, RAM was asked to hold a clinic in the United States and before long began receiving invitations from rural and urban areas across the country. Guided by its mission to prevent pain and alleviate suffering for people in need by providing free, compassionate, quality healthcare without discrimination.
If you are interested in volunteering as general support staff for the Seattle RAM Clinic (October 23-26, 2014), visit http://www.ramvolunteers.org/