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Pre-Health at the Downtown Phoenix campus
Located throughout Phoenix, St. Vincent de Paul serves different communities through shelters, a food warehouse, as well as medical and dental clinics.
Application:St. Vincent de Paul Volunteer Application
Volunteer Opportunities:Volunteer Opportunities
St. Vincent de Paul is in need of Spanish speaking volunteers.
Questions: Please contact Volunteer Services at (602)261-6886
Now you can view the full list of clinical internship sites available through the Office of Clinical Partnership’s Pre-Health Internship Program!
To search internships and apply for clinical placement, please visit the Office of Clinical Partnership’s new website: https://clinicalpartnerships.asu.edu/phip
March 12, 2018
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HCD 294- Intro to Hospice & Palliative Care: Explore hospice and palliative care through classroom meetings with physicians, social workers, nurses, nursing assistants, and bereavement counselors working with children and adults; and by direct experience in a patient’s home and/or an inpatient hospice unit with the professionals who provide their care. HCD 294 will meet on Fridays from 9-10:15am and will be taught by Rachel Behrendt, DNP, Senior Vice President Operations, Hospice of the Valley.
HCD 394- Intro to Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease: Explore Alzheimer’s disease from the perspective of patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals through class discussions with Alzheimer’s and Dementia experts and through visiting persons with dementia in their homes. HCD 394 will meet Tuesdays from 3-4:15pm and will be taught by Gillian Hamilton, MD, PhD, Administrative Medical Director, Hospice of the Valley.
Both courses will be offered during Fall 2018 Session C.
Podcasting is ushering in an audio renaissance and there is nothing more crucial in healthcare today than health communication and literacy. This course blends health communication and podcasts by practically translating complex research and policy topics into a compelling digestible format. In this course, students join a multidisciplinary faculty representing medicine, law, & health policy, human communications, and journalism in the creating and production of the we need to talk: Tough Conversations in Healthcare podcast to be distributed and aired publicly. Students along with faculty will work in creating this podcast learning skills that include critically assessing of health information, interviewing guests, prioritizing interview questions while bringing in the voice of the general public in identifying overlooked common healthcare problems and proffering solutions to these problems. The culmination of the course is a live taping of two podcasts that faculty and staff has worked together in producing over the course of the semester. Health topics to be explored are those in where medicine, law, & journalism meet.
HCD 498 will meet on Thursdays from 3pm-4:15pm on the ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus and will be offered during session C.
There are numerous opportunities offered through ASU for students who are interested in health and health care to study abroad.
"(Health care) is an increasingly dynamic and interconnected field. Students benefit directly from time spent working or studying overseas in a way that concretely benefits the rest of their academic and professional career. Study abroad programs allow students to learn firsthand the issues surrounding health and understanding diverse populations in practical ways". – Lauren Savaglio, Program Coordinator for Public Health
"Study Abroad is an excellent opportunity for students to experience unique cultures, systems (including health care), and perspectives. Studying abroad is one of the best college experiences a student can have, because it challenges them to grow personally, professionally, and academically. It is also a fantastic way for students to get to know their professors. If a student has the opportunity to embark on a meaningful study abroad experience, I highly recommend them to seize the chance". – Nate Wade, Senior Director of Pre-Health Advising
"Whether you are looking to set yourself apart in a job interview, stand out from the crowd of applicants for professional or graduate school, or simply expand your cultural worldview by having a global experience, studying abroad can open doors to rich opportunities throughout your life. Also remember that there are a variety of study abroad options available, from semester- and year-long programs, summer programs, to shorter global intensive experiences that take place over breaks. This means that no matter what your schedule, you can enjoy the benefits of study abroad and gain a competitive advantage for your future.” – Christy Lespron, Assistant Dean of Student Services