AED's Second General Meeting!

As we approach the fourth week of Autumn quarter, AED has a ton of stuff prepared for you! This week in AED, we will be having our Second General Meeting. A Medical Student Panel consisting of four medical students from UWSOM (one of them being a past AED member), this Tuesday, October 20th from 6-7 pm in GWN 301. Learn about their paths to medical school and current experiences. Come prepared with questions for our speakers to answer about their life in medical school. As always, there will be food! Please RSVP at the link provided here.

Become An Official Member!

As a huge reminder, if you haven't emailed an officer yet about setting up an INTERVIEW to become an official member then you should do that ASAP. If you are still interested in being involved and are not an official member, find the necessary information here and then email any of the officers.

Mentorship Programs

Make sure you are an official AED UW member to be eligible for these programs!


The Officer Mentorship Program is now available, if your looking for someone to provide support and information as you proceed as a pre-medical student here on campus, then fill out this survey here! AED officers are a great resource for you to get more information about AED, being pre-med, getting involved on campus, what classes to take, etc. It is also a great way to have a smaller cohort within AED as well and meet new people who have the same course schedule as you. Read the officer biographies here and select your top two for the survey linked above.


The medical student mentor survey is available! Fill it out to be eligible to be matched up with a med student at the UWSOM. This is an amazing opportunity to ask a med student about medical school, how they got there and any advice they have for you. The survey can be found here.


Heart Health Event with The Hope & The Seattle Sounders!

When: Thursday, October 22th 3:30 – 5:45PM

Where: Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club (4520 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98108)

Description: This event is similar to a Family Health & Fitness Night. We are looking for 4-5 volunteers to help with set-up from 3:30 – 4:00, lead an activity station from 4:00 – 5:30, and help clean-up/tear-down.

Please let us know soon for this event, as it's THIS Thursday.

Forefront Annual Event and Fundraiser

When: Wednesday, November 18th 5-9PM

Where: HUB Grand Ballroom

Description: Forefront will host its 3rd annual event and fundraiser to honor why we do this work, to connect around suicide prevention, and to envision how we all can continue this life saving work together. This event has grown every year with the wonderful support of volunteers. Volunteer positions will range from room setup, greeters, food servers, registration table, and more!

Brain Injury Alliance of Washington Gala (BIAWA Gala)

When: Saturday November 21st. TWO SHIFTS: 1-5PM, 3-10PM (pick one)

Where: Westin Seattle (1900 5th Ave, Seattle 98101)

Description: Brain Injury Alliance of Washington’s largest fundraising event of the year that brings together over 500 attendees from the legal, medical and philanthropic professional communities in Washington. The fundraising we do at this event is vital to providing our services to those affected by brain injury.

-1-5PM will be volunteers helping to set up.

-3-10PM shift will be helping at the actual event. *Must be dressed formally/nice attire*

Setting up will range from some lifting to table setting. Evening shift (3-10PM) will range from registration, serving, and helping anything the event needs.

There will also be pre-event volunteering orientation.

They need about 15 people for the afternoon shift and 25 for the evening shift.

Seattle Children's Reach Out and Read Program is hosting a fundraiser

When: December 5th from 10 am-4pm.

Where: Barnes and Noble

Description: This is the kickoff and the book fair will then continue the rest of the week. The ROAR program needs volunteers to help work the booth and educate visitors on what the Reach Out and Read Program is during the day of the kickoff. The physician in charge of the program, Emily Myers, will also be holding a dinner for the willing volunteers on November 13th. This is a huge opportunity to make a personal connection with a doctor!!! Don't miss out. If you would like to take part in this event, please email the Vice-President, Rachel Levenseller at and cc our philanthropy chair Donovan Phua at

If you are interested in any of the volunteering opportunity, please email our philanthropy officer, Donovan [] .

In the coming weeks!:

Pumpkin Carving Event

Time to get into the Halloween Spirit, our first social of the year will be a Pumpkin Carving event on Thursday, October 29th, 6-7 pm in SAV 130. Look out for future updates on this event via Facebook by clicking here.

Third General Meeting

Our Third General Meeting will be on Tuesday, November 3rd from 6-7 pm in GWN 301. .The theme of the meeting will be majors & minors. If your still having trouble deciding what you want to major in or looking for a minor, this meeting is a great opportunity to see what other majors and minors are out there and learn a bit about them!

Thanks for reading through all of that and we look forward to seeing all of you at our meeting on Tuesday!

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