Academic Support updates for MS1s
You are invited to join the WWAMI Academic Support team to discuss Step 1 summer preparation. Please find the presentation information for your site:
- Presenters: Dr. Erica Brice & Dr. Yvonne Tyler
- When: Wednesday, May 23, 2022 – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. PT
- Location: https://washington.zoom.us/j/93831954152
- Presenter: Dr. Martin Teintze
- When: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 (following FCM)
- Location: WWAMI Lecture Hall
Please contact Dr. Teintze if you have any questions.
- Presenters: Dr. Jon Hammermeister & Ellie Davis
- Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022 – noon to 1 p.m. PT
- Location: Please confirm location with your Learning Specialist
- Presenter: Dr. Lynda Freeman
- Date: Friday, June 3, 2022 – noon to 1 p.m. PT
- Location: WWAMI Medical Education Building, Classroom 121
Please contact Dr. Freeman if you have any questions.
- Presenter: Dr. Tracey Haas
- Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022 – noon to 1 p.m. MT
- Location: Classroom
Please contact Dr. Haas if you have any questions.
The Alaska presentation took place May 17 featuring Dr. Shannon Uffenbeck. Please contact Dr. Uffenbeck if you have any questions.
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A message from Sara Kim, Associate Dean for Educational Quality Improvement: Wow, we are at 80 percent as of this week! Thank you so much for helping raise the response rate by 5 percentage points over the past week.
As of today, four campuses have met or exceeded the response rate: Wyoming (95 percent), Alaska (89 percent), Spokane and Montana (83.3 percent). Seattle and Idaho are right there as well (75.5 and72.5 percent, respectively). Campuses that raised the weekly response rate are Alaska (up 11 percentage points), Idaho (up 10 percentage points), Seattle (up 5 percentage points), and Montana (up 3 percentage points). Thank you so much, everyone!
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Please see the survey incentives below.
We are offering the following incentives via a drawing:
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Thank you for your help with this time out of your busy schedule!
ICYMI: Action required for disability accommodations for clerkship locations (if needed)
Students who require clerkship location accommodations to manage their personal medical conditions/disabilities must apply for and be approved by the Disability Resources for Students (DRS) office prior to July 1. Because it can take two to five weeks, sometimes longer, to be approved for accommodation with DRS, you should start the process as soon as possible (and no later than June 27).
- If you are not currently registered with DRS, please fill out a “new student application” and submit your documentation via the DRS services website.
- If you are already receiving accommodation through DRS and want to discuss clerkship locations, please schedule an appointment with Meghan Matthews, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information about the steps for requesting accommodation is outlined on the UW DRS “Getting Started” website.
Career Advising Student Advisory Board – Tip of the Month
If you’re leaning toward a specialty (or a couple) and have already met with Career Advising, review when you can meet with your Specialty Career Advisor. It’s great to get on their radar early, but make sure you bring specific questions. Use this website to prepare for your meeting. Be ready to share your summer plans with them and ask if they have any suggestions (e.g., presenting your summer project at a specific conference, extra shadowing, volunteering, etc.).
- Written by Career Advising Student Advisory Board member, Shanelle Briggs, and reviewed by a second BIPOC Board member, L’Oreal Kennedy.
In case you missed it: Here is a link to the May 12 2022 Student Newsletter Information for MS1s.