Presentation on theme: "SIGMA SIGMA PHI PSI CHAPTER Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York 230 W 125 th Street New York, NY 10027 SSP Fall Conference Sunday, October."— Presentation transcript:
SIGMA SIGMA PHI PSI CHAPTER Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York 230 W 125 th Street New York, NY 10027 SSP Fall Conference Sunday, October 26 2014 Seattle, WA Representative: Priyal Bhagat, President 2014-2015
2013-2014 LEADERSHIP President: Priyal Bhagat Vice President: Daniel Barbash Secretary: Lisa Xiao Treasurer: Christina Gomez Advisor: Dr. Kathleen DiCaprio PhD, Conrad Fischer MD
SSP SUBCOMMITTEES Community Service Academics Professionalism Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Minority
MEMBERSHIP BY CLASS Current Members Class of 201526 Class of 201634 Class of 2017 23 Total83 Anticipated c/o 2018 Spring Recruitment: 12 members c/o 2017 Spring Recruitment: 11 members
ADMISSIONS Criteria: OMS I or II Minimum GPA of 3.0 OR within the top 25% of the class History of community service involvement and extracurricular activities Past leadership experience, research Process: Written application (Blinded & not blinded) Each application is read by 3 E-board members (blinded to the applicant) Top applicants are given to Faculty advisor for review and final decision on accepting 11-12 applicants.
SSP ACTIVE MEMBER REQUIREMENTS 1. SSP members must attend all General Meetings. 2. 1 st and 2 nd year SSP members must complete at least 20 community service hours total, 10 of which must to be SSP hours, per semester. 3. 3 rd and 4 th year SSP members must complete at least 5 community service hours total per year 4. Maintain 3.0 GPA or higher. 5. Each member has to attend one national conference/year. Ie. DO day, OMED, Specialty conferences etc.
PAST EVENTS “Spring into Health” Health Fair, March 21, 2014 Harlem community health outreach event; free blood glucose, blood pressure, HIV screenings, etc. SSP Food Pantry- First Corinthian Church NY Cares Orientation- Biggest volunteer org in NYC.
NEW EVENTS SSP Medical Spanish Classes- Basic, Intermediate, Advanced. Weekly SSP Differential Dx- Prior to every module exam SSP Monthly Medical Education Program Visit local primary school, educate basic medical knowledge. SSP Mock Practicals- Hold OSCE and Anatomy Mocks SSP 3 rd yr Board Prep/Rotations Q & A Panel
FUTURE EVENTS Continue current events! Fall Health Fair (10/31/14) Radiology Seminar
GOALS FOR PSI CHAPTER Incorporate more community service events focusing specifically on the Harlem community Help students to achieve high board scores by collaborating together as a class Emphasize the importance of professionalism in both the academic and professional settings Make aware to the medical community of what Sigma Sigma Phi is.