Category Archives: Ongoing Opportunity

Jamaica Trip Applications Are Out!

Don’t miss out on this unique rewarding opportunity! See below for information on the 2020 Jamaica Trip Application:

Where: Jamaica, Jewel Runaway Bay Hotel
What: we provide free dental care to our best ability and training
WhenSaturday, January 18th – Saturday, January 25th. 
Who: Tufts students, ~18 students from Michigan Dental, and faculty from both universities

Cost: (based on last year):

  • Hotel: TBD
  • Flight: $550 round trip
  • All meals are included, but we recommend you bring snacks to sites
  • We will be fundraising this year as a team to hopefully decrease the costs

Please see the attached application and student acceptance letter for additional information. If you are interested in participating on this year’s trip, please fill out the attached forms and email it back to Tara.Aboumahboub@tufts.edu by Monday August 1st, 2019 at 11:59 pm. 

***Because of time constraints, if you are selected to go on this trip, you have 24 hours to accept a spot and commit to this incredible experience.***

New Student Geriatric Club Starting!

Dr. Karin Arsenault is looking for dental students to work with her to start a geriatric club. Spend time volunteering with diverse groups of older adults in the Boston area. Gains knowledge and skills to engage with the elderly. Learn about the complexities of aging and the multifactorial challenges to accessing oral health care for this vulnerable population.

  • Teach the importance of good oral self-care in maintain good general health in assisted living facilities and senior centers
  • Experience a “Memory Café”, a place that welcomes people with different stages of dementia and their caregivers.
  • Write articles for the Senior Age Strong City of Boston magazine
  • Design print material, flyers, pamphlets, and poster boards

You will benefit as much as they do! To get involved: mailto:Karin.Arsenault@tufts.edu

Special Global Service Trip to Zambia for D20 and D21s!

This special Global Service Learning experience will last 3 weeks. Note: Applications are due: Saturday, April 20, 2019 @ 6pm.To read the reflections from last years group, check out this link.

For an overview of the trip from last year, check out this background and itinerary from last year’s trip!

Study of Civic Engagement among Queer Youth

Do you identify as queer? Are you 18-24 years old and live in the United States? You are eligible to participate in a voluntary research study through Tufts University to better understand civic engagement and activism among this demographic. The study involves a short interview with a student researcher in the Boston area. Please email evan.cook@tufts.edu if you would like to participate or for more information!

Student Worker Position – School of Medicine, Continuing Education

Description

Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) Office of Continuing Education (OCE) develops educational activities that enhance clinician knowledge and competence, improve clinician performance, and promote lifelong learning for Tufts-affiliated physicians, nurses, and other health practitioners, as well as local, national, and international healthcare providers. The ultimate goal of this endeavor is to improve patient outcomes. TUSM OCE is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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Scholarship opportunity through the New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society

We would like to make you aware of an outside scholarship opportunity through the New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society for medical and dental students of Greek descent.   

The application and eligibility criteria can be found here or you can visit the NEHMDS’ website and click to apply for a new scholarship.

The scholarship application deadline is on March 1st, 2019.

Library Usability Study Needs Your Help!

The Hirsh Library needs your help! We want to test how usable our library catalog, JumboSearch, is and we’re looking for some student volunteers to give us feedback. We will be hosting 30-minute usability testing sessions on January 23rd and 30th. Those who participate in a session will receive $10 in JumboCash as a thank you! If you’d like to join the pool of volunteers we draw from, just fill out this form.

If you’re not a student but are interested in helping us out, keep your eyes peeled! We will be hosting sessions for other groups in the future.

Student Worker Position Available: School of Medicine, Continuing Education

Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) Office of Continuing Education (OCE) develops
educational activities that enhance clinician knowledge and competence, improve clinician
performance, and promote lifelong learning for Tufts-affiliated physicians, nurses, and other health practitioners, as well as local, national, and international healthcare providers. The ultimate goal of this endeavor is to improve patient outcomes. TUSM OCE is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and The American Nurses
Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Student Workers provide administrative support primarily focused on monitoring of documentation required for our 150+ Regularly Scheduled Series (weekly or monthly meetings held at our affiliated hospitals). Monitoring includes review of documentation submitted via Box, generation of compliance feedback (Excel) based on the documentation review, and correspondence with hospital contacts regarding any missing/inaccurate documentation; as well as occasional data entry in Access. Hours are flexible between Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm; up to 15 hours per week. TUSM OCE is located in Posner Hall, 200 Harrison Ave., Boston Campus.

Basic Qualifications:
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Access
 Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
 Strong attention to detail

Contact: Karin Pearson, Director