Category Archives: Ongoing Opportunity

NOW OPEN: NHSC Loan Repayment Program

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is NOW accepting applications to their loan repayment program! Primary care medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health clinicians can receive up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at NHSC-approved sites in high-need, underserved areas.

Click here to learn more!

Applications are due Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET

ZAMBIA Global Service Learning Program for D19s and D20s!

D19s and D20s: Want to travel abroad an volunteer this summer? Check out this new CSL/GSL opportunity culminating in a 3-week field experience in Zambia!

ZAMBIA Global Service Learning Program.

 Project Director: Dr. John Morgan

 Anticipated Travel Dates: July 16 – Aug 4 2018*

*If travel interferes with an exam or course responsibility, special permission must be obtained by Academic Affairs and for you to be allowed to make up the requirement, if necessary.

APPLICATIONS DUE BY MARCH 19, 2018

Up to 5 PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED:  MARCH 24, 2018

Key to this special initiative is that the costs for travel to Zambia and in-country stay are covered through the generosity of the Tisch College Summer Fellows Program.

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Volunteers Needed: Yankee Dental HIV Work Group Booth

Interested in getting involved in Yankee Dental this year?

Tufts Dental LGBTQA is looking for volunteers to help staff the HIV Work Group Booth at the Yankee Dental Conference January 25th – 27th! Each 2 hour shift will have 2 Tufts dental students working with staff from the Boston Public Health Commission plus fellow dental students from Harvard and BU.

Click here to sign up! Please be sure to include your full name, class, email and cell phone! Spots filled up quick last year so sign up soon! Read below for more information:

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Volunteers Needed- Massachusetts Health Council

The Massachusetts Health Council is seeking volunteers with a passion for helping kids learn better nutrition to work on a multi-faceted campaign aimed at reducing the consumption of sugary drinks! The campaign works with school administrators, teachers and local organizations to run an educational program that increases student awareness of the health harms of sugary drinks. The education program can be tailored to each school or individual classrooms using resourcessuch as guest speakers, presentations, poster contest material, drinking water contest material, stickers, etc.

Volunteers can be presenters in schools and classrooms, help design new material and resources, or help coordinate the campaign by interfacing with school administrators, teachers and others. Expenses reimbursed and possible stipend available.

Please contact Nancy Marks nancy.marks@tufts.edu if you want to work on this effort.

Imagine then Vote: Songwriting and Video Competition

Like writing songs or creating music videos? Want to inspire eligible voters to vote? The Imagine then Vote competition is a two-tiered contest designed to motivate people to vote. The first portion is a song writing contest judged by an advisory board, and the second part is a video contest judged through crowd-sourcing. Total prizes available amount to $36,000. Check the websitetwitter, and facebook page if you’re interested.

Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Boston

 The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Boston is a one-year interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on health-related community service and leadership development. Founded in 1992, the Boston Chapter is the oldest of the Schweitzer program sites located across the U.S. dedicated to developing a pipeline of emerging professionals who enter the workforce with the skills and commitment necessary to address unmet health needs. Since the program’s inception, Schweitzer Fellows in Boston—competitively chosen from health-focused graduate student applicants in a variety of fields—have worked tirelessly to address health disparities and the social determinants of health throughout the greater Boston and Worcester areas.  Upon successful completion of the initial Fellowship year, Fellows have the opportunity to participate in an alumni network of Fellows for Life– an interdisciplinary pipeline of emerging professionals who are dedicated and skilled in meeting the health needs of underserved communities.

The application period for the 2018-2019 cohort will open on November 14, and applications are due February 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  Continue reading Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Boston

Health Policy Fellowship for Faculty

Applications being accepted until March 1, 2017
Email roger.galburt@tufts.edu for further details.

  • The Program Participant shall be required to identify a research topic that is relevant to both dental education and to broader oral health policy.
    • Possible areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to: oral health care utilization among specific populations, the distribution and subsequent activity of dental school graduates, the relationship of dental providers to ACO’s, etc.
    • During their three month participation in the Program, the program participant will be expected to work a standard 35 hour week on researching the designated area of inquiry, with the goal of preparing a comprehensive written Report summarizing their findings.
    • The Program Participant will be released from other teaching or clinical obligations to TUSDM during the term of the Program. Regular salary and benefits will be provided.
    • The Program Participant must be a TUSDM faculty member, at least 0.6 FTE (three days), in good standing.   

Volunteer Teen Program Tutor Opportunity

The Castle Square Community Center is looking for a few volunteer tutors or work study students who would serve as Volunteer Tutors and Jennifer thought some dental students may be interested. The community center provides community programs to low-income families that reside in Castle Square in the South End. The Teen Program specifically focuses on providing academic help alongside building artistic and career-based skills.

The tutoring component of our program takes place between 2:30-4:00 PM, Monday – Friday. The program runs from 2/6/17-5/19/17. Please click on the images for an informative poster and detailed job description.

Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis until all time slots are filled. Interested candidates should contact CSTO’s Teen Program Coordinator, Madeline Muhlberg at mmuhlberg@cstoboston.org.

Yankee Dental Congress volunteer opportunity!

Interested in getting involved at Yankee Dental this year?

Tufts Dental LGBTQA is looking for volunteers to help staff the HIV Dental Work Group Booth at the upcoming 2017 Yankee Dental Congress! Each 2-3 hour shift (they qualify as OHP hours!) will have 2 Tufts dental students working alongside staff from the Boston Public Health Commission as well as fellow dental students from Harvard and BU.

SIGN UP HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ii_zP_4qLe2bYGwW0rh-D8iwc2K9d2SgOgzO73cnbxI/edit?usp=sharing

Please be sure to include your full name, class, email and cell phone!

Spots filled up quick last year so sign up
soon! Read below for more information:

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Tufts Stands with Nepal: Opportunities to Support Relief Efforts

Tufts Stands with Nepal: Opportunities to Support Relief Effortschi-nepal-earthquake-20150502

On April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. With aftershocks of 6.5 magnitude having continued since, the death toll nears 5,000 and continues to rise.  A little of your support can go a long way in the immediate relief and long-term recovery of this incredible country. As a Tufts community, let us commit to standing with Nepal as the country responds and recovers.

Here is how together, we can do exactly that!

  • Donate via Venmo to “SAPAC Tufts,” which is currently sending funds to GlobalGiving.
  • On Facebook, like the page “Tufts Stands with Nepal” to learn more about and get involved in organizing and mobilizing efforts on Tufts campus.

To stay in the loop about , search #NepalQuakeRelief