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It’s that time of the year, everyone! Come take a good look at the candidates for PUSH Board for the 2012-2013 school year. Everyone in the running is highly qualified, so it’s up to you to decide on who you think can and will run our club the best.
Click on each candidate’s name to view their application.
Education of Health Awareness
Please review all the applications thoroughly then cast your vote in the election survey. Please be reminded that you need to have had attended at least one PUSH event in order to be able to vote for PUSH board 2012-2013.
Voting closes on Monday May 21, 2012 at 11:59 pm.
Get your votes in!
Relay For Life
The annual 24 hour Relay for Life event is this coming weekend! Join PUSH in fighting cancer on April 14-15 from 10am-10am at RIMAC field. There will be games and events all day long! Our cancer this year is Prostate Cancer. We will also be facilitating one of the awesome games that day too! So come join us to find out what it is!WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15TIME: 10:00am Saturday -10:00am SundayWHERE: UCSD RIMAC fieldRegister/donate online today here. Our donation goal is $100. Online registration is only $10, and this gives you a wristband to provide you access to the field. Day-of registration costs $15.
PUSH Board Application 2012-2013
It’s that time of the year for electing new board members! Being a part of PUSH board is a great opportunity to work with other PUSH-ers while improving leadership skills, interpersonal relations, and communication skills, which are all vital for success as a health professional student, so start now while you can!Just a reminder: you must attend 1 PUSH event in the 2011-2012 year to apply and/or vote.We will have applications released shortly! Also, if you are interested, you can start attending our open board meetings during Week 4-6 to get a behind-the-scenes look on how we operate. Stay tuned for more information to come!
Week 3 GBM: Health Awareness
We’ve missed you all so please come to our first GBM of the quarter about health awareness! We have much in store for the rest of this year, including upcoming board elections. So come by to find out more information! Also, get your PUSH apparel if you didn’t get a chance to last quarter It costs $15 and they come in small, medium, and large! We have a limited quantity so get yours before it’s gone.
If you can’t make it to GBM, don’t worry… we will be having a social at Yogurt World after! So stop by and hang out with board and fellow PUSH-ers!WHEN: Thursday, April 19TIME: 7:30PM-8:30PMWHERE: TBAAFTER EVENT: Yogurt World
Health Professional School Fair
Meet with representatives from medical, dental, pharmacy, public health, optometry, physical therapy, nursing, veterinary and other health professional schools, both foreign and domestic. Learn more about the schools and what it takes to be admitted. Co-sponsored by UCSD’s Health & Medical Professions Preparation Program. UCLA School of Medicine, UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy and School of Dental, USC Physician Assistant Program and more are scheduled to attend!
For a list of fair participants, visit this website.
PUSH will be tabling during this time, so stop by and hang out with us while networking with professional schools! Hope to see you there!WHEN: Wednesday, April 11thTIME: 3:00-6:00PMWHERE: Price Center West, Ballrooms A&B
Western University of Health Sciences Preview Day
WesternU has 22 different science and health graduate programs including osteopathic medicine, optometry, dentistry, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing and more! Come learn about all the opportunities WesternU has to offer. Preview Day will provide information specific to your program of interest and chance to have a tour of the campus.
Registration is now available here.WHEN: Saturday, April 28thTIME: 8:30am-12:30pm
UC Berkeley Minorities in Health Conference
When: Saturday, April 7th 2012 at UC Berkeley
Time: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
During the first weekend of spring quarter, join us on a mini weekend road trip to Nor-cal! We will be attending the FREE MIH Conference at UC Berkeley, featuring various workshops, Q&A panels, and a networking fair! It’ll be a great opportunity to bond with your fellow PUSH members while exploring Berkeley and different health career options!
Carpools will be provided! However, there will be a non-refundable fee of $50 to cover lodging and transportation. We will have afternoon and evening departure times on Friday, April 6 and return on Sunday, April 8.
If you would like to attend with us, please register no later than Friday, March 23rd.
For registration: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDFXNktaQW9McDVBei1LSFJWUVRycFE6MQ
For more event information and list of workshops: https://sites.google.com/site/berkeleymih/home
Week 10 Study Jam
It’s that time of the quarter again…CRUNCH TIME! Join us in our end of the quarter STUDY JAM– we’ll provide the space, just bring your books, notes, and some study snacks. Get your study on with your favorite PUSH-ers! Food and drinks will be provided
When: Thursday, March 15th 2012
Where: Earl Warren College Room (3rd floor of PC East — above Subway)
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Week 8 GBM: Health Panel
This upcoming GBM will feature a health panel, so come hear REAL success stories from the health professional students themselves, including PUSH alumni! They will be sharing their experiences on how they made it to where they are today. If you are thinking about pursuing a career in health, this is a great opportunity for you to get your questions answered in a more intimate setting. You definitely do not want to miss out!
Food and drinks will be provided.
All you have to bring is yourself and your questions!
When: Thursday, March 1st
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: CCC Art Space
Medical School: What Applicants for 2013 Admission Need To Know
The UCSD Career Services Center is offering a seminar on what you need to know to apply for medical school. Find out from the experts how the admission process works, how to prepare your application, how schools select you and how you can choose schools. Learn about the different services to help you get an edge in the process.
When: Thursday, March 1st
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Where: Horizon Room
PUSH Goes Karaoke!
Save the date! Come to the second PUSH social of the quarter and sing the night away with your fellow PUSH members. You don’t want to miss out on a great night with the coolest people you know.
When: Friday, March 2nd
Time: 9:00 pm
Where: Location TBA
Rides will be provided. Please meet at Sun God Lawn at 9:00 pm!
Week 5 GBM: A Look Into The CCE Program
What is CCE? Ths week’s GBM will feature a guest speaker from the Clinical Career Extender (CCE) internship to discuss the program and how you can get involved.Learn more about this great opportunity to boost your undergraduate experience!
When: Thursday, February 9th at 7:30 to 8:30 PM
Where: CCC Art Space (2nd floor of Price Center East)
Social: Ice Skating at UTC
ICE ICE BABY! Wanna break the ice with your favorite PUSH family? Join PUSH for our ice skating social!
Come mingle with fellow members and get to know PUSH board. And if you aren’t pro at ice skating, don’t be shy! You don’t need to know how to skate well… we are all bound to fall and it would be a good “ice breaker” to learn more about PUSH.
When: FRIDAY, February 10
Where: UTC Ice Town
**Rides will be provided at 7:15PM at Sun God Lawn. Don’t be late!
Also, this isn’t an exclusive event so feel free to bring all your friends too! The more the merrier!
Send us an e-mail if you’re interested in attending! (email@example.com)
Winter Org Wonderland
PUSH will be tabling at the Winter Org Wonderland, so stop by to say or to hang out with the lovely PUSH board.
If you’re interested in helping us table, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your availabilities. It will be a great opportunity for you to get to know the officers!
When: Tuesday, February 21st from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Library Walk
SDSU Catch The Wave To Success: Pre-Professional Health Conference
Catch the Wave to Success Pre-professional Health Conference gives students the opportunity to attend over 30 workshops, meet professional school admissions representatives, learn about different volunteer organizations to get involved, hear first hand accounts from practicing health care providers, and network with current health professionals as well as other pre-professional students.
**Registration fee includes admission to the conference, two meals, a t-shirt, and resource materials.
When: Saturday, February 25th from 10 AM to 6:40 PM
Where: SDSU – NTC Promenade
Cost: $32 (Reduced early registration price ends on Feb. 10th)
For more information, visit: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~cpo/conference/index.php
A Majority of PUSH board will be attending, so join us and get all your pre-health questions answered!
HCC Paid Summer Healthcare Internship Program
Health Career Connection’s comprehensive summer internship program provides hands on exposure, experience and mentoring. This educational internship assists undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue careers in public health, health policy and management, health education, community health, nursing administration, pre-medicine, health information technology and environmental health.
HCC also partners with leading graduate health professions schools to provide regional intern cohorts with professional development workshops and information about how to best prepare and be competitive applicants for graduate education. We have a strong focus on students of color and aim to increase the ethnic diversity of health leaders.
To find out more about HCC, frequently asked questions and to learn more about our upcoming Student Information Webinair schedule, please visit www.healthcareers.org. Applications are also available on-line.
Please note: applications must be submitted online by February 13, 2012 by 11:59 pm PST.
Come and support PUSH for our first LUMPIA FUNDRAISER of the year!
$4 for 5 lumpiang shanghai (meat)
$3 for 3 vegetable lumpia
** Rice and drink are included
WHEN: Wednesday, February 1st
WHERE: UCSD Library Walk
Thank you to everyone who came to the Haunted Trail social! I hope you all had a fun and safe Halloween!
1. Light the Night Walk
Our main event this week is LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK on Friday! If you had fun at the Breast Cancer walk, then join PUSH in giving back to a good cause! This walk is to help raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as they work to find a cure for blood cancers. Walk with us and/or donate if you can!
Also, after the walk, join us for dinner at TGIF to support another PUSH fundraiser!
When: Friday, November 4th
Time: 6PM (Check-in & Festivities); 7:30PM (Walk Starts)
Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds
TO REGISTER/donate with Team P.U.S.H:
**For rides: Please meet at 5:30PM at Sun God Lawn!
After Event: TGIF Fundraiser!
2. TGIF Fundraiser
Please support PUSH’s next fundraiser at TGIF in La Jolla. 20% of the proceeds will go towards PUSH when you present this flyer with your purchase (see e-mail attachment). Just print the flyer and use it for you and your friends! If you plan to attend the Light the Night Walk or want to eat with PUSH, we will all be heading over to TGIF together after the walk!
When: Friday, November 4th
Time: ALL DAY
Where: TGIF in La Jolla
3. UCI PUSO’s 13th Annual Pre-Health Conference
PUSO at UC Irvine is the Pilipino Pre-health Undergraduate Student Organization. We will be making a trip to their 13th annual Pre-Health Conference this year! There will be workshops, representatives and guest speakers from several graduate and professional schools for students to chat with!
When: Monday, November 14th
Where: UC Irvine Campus
Time: 6PM-9PM, will probably return around 11PM
For rides: Please meet at 2:30PM at Sun God Lawn
TO REGISTER: http://www.pusoonline.
4. Visit Keck Graduation Institute (KGI)
Visitation Day at Postbacc Program at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) of the Claremont Colleges in Los Angeles!
This is a great opportunity to get insight into the postbacc program and meet and hear from someone who helped make PUSH start in the first place! A PUSH Alumna and Co-Founder, Kathleen Coquia, will be one of the panel members.
SAVE THE DATE: November 11th from 10AM-3:30PM
*Reimbursement for gas, but restrictions apply.
Thank you! Hope to see you all your beautiful faces at the walk on Friday!
Please e-mail if you have any questions/comments!
Wanna hang out with other PUSH members while giving back to a good cause?
PUSH will be walking at the Light the Night event, Fri 11/4 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to help raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) as they work to find a cure for blood cancers. Walk with us and/or donate!
Check out our homepage to register with our team (Team P.U.S.H.) or donate!
Hello everyone and welcome to a new school year!
Come to PUSH’s First General Body Meeting of the year to learn all about PUSH while meeting fellow PUSH-ers!
And after, come join us at Yogurt World on campus and hang out with new board and all your new and old PUSH friends!
When: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 7:30-8:30PM
Where: Small Comunidad Room at the Cross-Cultural Center, located on 2nd floor of PC East
After Event: Yogurt World
ALSO, we’ll be selling PUSH t-shirts for $15! Smalls and larges are available but quantity is limited so get ‘em while they last.
Congratulations to the PUSH Board 2011 – 2012 Officers
Co-Presidents: Rhontelle Amiling and April Domingo
Conference Coordinator: Mariamhell Ramos
Events Manager: Bernard Reyes
FPG: Megy Saludes
Operations: Kian Nassiri
Publicity: Raisa Herra
Education of Health Awareness: Nikko Ella
Treasurer: Christine Jacob
Historian: Kim Inocencio