AED's 4th General Meeting

Hello AED Members,

It's the last stretch of college before Thanksgiving! AED has got two incredible events taking place this week:

This week we will be having our Fourth General Meeting on Tuesday, November 17th from 6-7 pm in GWN 301.This meeting will be a physician's panel, one of our most popular meetings of the quarter. It will feature doctors in a variety of fields such as a cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more. Come prepared with questions for these wonderful physicians!

PLEASE remember to RSVP here:

Join us for our First Medical Specialty Night of the year featuring Medical Genetics with two amazing physicians: Dr. Kathleen Leppig, a medical geneticist at UWMC, and Dr. Paul Crane, a general internist and genetics researcher. Be sure to come with plenty of questions about anything related to the medical field, as they are ready to answer them! The event will take place this Thursday, November 19th from 6-7pm in Paccar 295.

PLEASE remember to RSVP here:

Medical Student Mentorship Program

Our med student mentorship program will be closing tomorrow after the Meeting, If you hadn't had a chance please 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.

Volunteer Opportunity:

Bryant Science Fair Mentor- Winter Quarter 2016

Location: Bryant Elementary School 3311 NE 60th St. Seattle, WA 98115

Share your enthusiasm for science by serving as a Science Fair Mentor for students at Bryant Elementary School. As a Scientist Mentor, you will develop and lead a project related to your field of expertise. Once a week, you will meet with your small group of 4th or 5th graders to work on your science project and guide students in the most important parts of the scientific process: formulating a question or hypothesis, developing appropriate experiments with controlled, manipulated and measured variables, analyzing results, and drawing/communicating conclusions. This is your opportunity to share your learning and experience, be a team leader and inspire future scientists!

We are looking for Mentors with excellent communication skills, consistent weekly attendance and volunteer experience with young people. All Science Fair Mentors will attend an orientation which occurs during the first session. Science Fair Mentors are supported by the Science Fair Coordinator and 4/5 grade teacher teams.

*Commitment*: 1 session per week for 7-8 weeks, Time: 1:35-2:45 p.m.

Mondays January 4- February 29, 2016 4th graders

(1/4, 1/11, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 2/29) (7 sessions)

Fridays January 8- February 26, 2016 5th graders

(1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26) (8 sessions)

Science Fair: Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 1-3 p.m.

Please include the following information about yourself:

  • Academic year/major at UW

  • Volunteer experience with young people plus any leadership experience

  • Which day you are available to volunteer- Monday or Friday

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity, please email Ann Marie Patterson [] and cc our philanthropy officer, Donovan [] .

Upcoming events:

Gingerbread Hospital Building Social Event:

Just an early reminder for the Gingerbread Hospital Building Social Event is on December 3rd from 6-7 pm. The location is still TBA, so look out for future updates and information on this social event on our Facebook Page.

We would also like to request everyone to please refrain from using your cell phones and doing other work during the meetings especially when we have guest speakers. Tomorrow we will be having physicians at our meeting and would appreciate it if you could give them your undivided attention. Thank you!

Looking forward to seeing everyone at tomorrows meeting!

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