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American Medical Student Association. Your 2014-15 officers  Edmond Lai, Executive President  Class: Junior  Major: Biochemistry and Psychology  Fun.

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1 American Medical Student Association

2 Your officers  Edmond Lai, Executive President  Class: Junior  Major: Biochemistry and Psychology  Fun Fact: I was a UK citizen for three years and I still have a British passport  Austin Schmierer, Executive Vice President  Class: Junior  Major: Physiology  Fun Fact: My favorite show is “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”  Edmond Lai, Executive President  Class: Junior  Major: Biochemistry and Psychology  Fun Fact: I was a UK citizen for three years and I still have a British passport  Austin Schmierer, Executive Vice President  Class: Junior  Major: Physiology  Fun Fact: My favorite show is “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

3 Your officers  Lisbell Abreu, Vice President of Education and Advocacy/Senator  Class: Sophomore  Major: Molecular Biology and Psychology  Fun Fact: I come from a place where there's summer all year and where 70's degrees is consider to be COLD.  Grant Uselman, Vice President of Public Relations and Recruitment  Class: Sophomore  Major: Biochemistry  Fun Fact: I like to rock climb  Lisbell Abreu, Vice President of Education and Advocacy/Senator  Class: Sophomore  Major: Molecular Biology and Psychology  Fun Fact: I come from a place where there's summer all year and where 70's degrees is consider to be COLD.  Grant Uselman, Vice President of Public Relations and Recruitment  Class: Sophomore  Major: Biochemistry  Fun Fact: I like to rock climb

4 Your officers (cont)  Zoha Syed, Vice President of Activities  Class: Sophomore  Major: Biochemistry and Chemistry  Fun Fact: I got my black belt in Taekwondo with a torn ACL in my left knee  Archana Einstein, Vice President of Membership/Treasurer  Class: Sophomore  Major: Microbiology and Biochemistry  Fun Fact: My phone went off during a chemistry midterm twice  Laura Colmenares, Vice President of Sponsorship/Webmaster  Class: Junior  Major: Neurobiology and Physiology  Fun Fact: I love to surf  Zoha Syed, Vice President of Activities  Class: Sophomore  Major: Biochemistry and Chemistry  Fun Fact: I got my black belt in Taekwondo with a torn ACL in my left knee  Archana Einstein, Vice President of Membership/Treasurer  Class: Sophomore  Major: Microbiology and Biochemistry  Fun Fact: My phone went off during a chemistry midterm twice  Laura Colmenares, Vice President of Sponsorship/Webmaster  Class: Junior  Major: Neurobiology and Physiology  Fun Fact: I love to surf

5 What is AMSA?  The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), with a half-century history of medical student activism, is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States.  Mission Statement  The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/ WEBSITE:  The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), with a half-century history of medical student activism, is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States.  Mission Statement  The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/https://www.facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/ WEBSITE:

6 Becoming a Member  National Membership ($75 for 5 years)  Discounts on Bank of America, Kaplan MCAT test prep materials, travel services, etc.  Free subscription to The New Physician  Annual conferences/workshops  Local (UW) Membership ($25)  Access to professors/doctors  Networking/mentorship  Increase awareness about medical community and opportunities  Reduced cost  National Membership ($75 for 5 years)  Discounts on Bank of America, Kaplan MCAT test prep materials, travel services, etc.  Free subscription to The New Physician  Annual conferences/workshops  Local (UW) Membership ($25)  Access to professors/doctors  Networking/mentorship  Increase awareness about medical community and opportunities  Reduced cost

7 Upcoming events  Medical Student panel…Wednesday, Oct 15 th 5:30 pm  Halloween Social…Wednesday, Oct 29 th 5:30 pm  Medical School Admission…Wednesday, Nov 12 th 5:30 pm  Medical Student panel…Wednesday, Oct 15 th 5:30 pm  Halloween Social…Wednesday, Oct 29 th 5:30 pm  Medical School Admission…Wednesday, Nov 12 th 5:30 pm

8 ASUW Student Health Consortium  One of newest entities within ASUW  Facilitates collaboration between pre-health RSOs (like this one)  AMSA sponsors larger events  Pre-Health Affair (November 25 th )  Everybody Every Body Fashion Show (March 5 th )  One of newest entities within ASUW  Facilitates collaboration between pre-health RSOs (like this one)  AMSA sponsors larger events  Pre-Health Affair (November 25 th )  Everybody Every Body Fashion Show (March 5 th )

9 Why?

10  SHC Internship: HEAL - Health Education and Advocacy Leaders  Apps due October 13 th at 11:45pm  Tinyurl.com/SHCintern  Be a model/supermodel in the Fashion Show  UW Leaders through ASUW  ASUW Office of Volunteer Opportunities  Within this club!  SHC Internship: HEAL - Health Education and Advocacy Leaders  Apps due October 13 th at 11:45pm  Tinyurl.com/SHCintern  Be a model/supermodel in the Fashion Show  UW Leaders through ASUW  ASUW Office of Volunteer Opportunities  Within this club!


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