101 Week Guide Recruitment

Hello HSSers!

It's that time of year again, and we're looking for 101 week guides for 2011! If you think you have what it takes to join our loud, proud crew and give this year’s 101ers the best week they've ever seen, fill out the application form no later than May 5th. Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the deadline.

Thanks, and we look forward to reading your applications!

Your 2011-2012 HSS Exec

Volunteer Opportunity - HSS Recruitment

Check out our Recruitment page for some great opportunities!

Call for the NICE Student Poster Competition - ANKE 2011

Call for the NICE Student Poster Competition

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly is sponsoring a student poster competition at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange 2011.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a poster competition, presenting their graduate studies and/or research in aging. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified to present their poster to the audience during a 'poster viewing' session during the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, May 19, 2011.

Respite and Relief Program

Teresa Rivera-Mildenhall who manages the CCAC’s Respite Relief Program (described below) is looking for a student to do some research. The research would look at how elder mediation would assist families in conflict to resolve their differences and respect their loved one's wishes to live at home.

Please contact Teresa directly if you are interested.

Keep it Classy

We in HSS are classy people - so of course it makes sense to have a classy semi-formal!

You are cordially invited to the "Keep It Classy - HSS Semiformal" on Saturday, March 26th, 2011 at My Condo Cocktail Lounge (34 Clarence St).

8:00pm - 10:00pm: Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres with dancing to follow!

Tickets are $10 in advance and can be purchased at the HSS Office (MNT 206B)!

Students Undertaking a Pediatric Program of Research Training

The Emergency Department at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2011 placement block for a volunteer initiative, known as SUPPORT. Volunteers will be trained to help screen and enroll eligible patients and to collect research-related data for Emergency Department research studies.

The application can be found using the following link:

Pre-departure training for those undertaking international electives

Dear students,

If you are planning on applying to do an international elective this year than you will most likely need to take part in a pre-departure training course. We are offering one the 2nd weekend of ­April.

Free the Children Open Mike

Hi HSS-ers!
This is a brief announcement of an event that HSS and Free The Children will be jointly hosting on Thursday March 10, 2011 from 8pm-10pm at Cafe Alternative. (Cafe Alt is located in the basement of Simard.) This event is an Open mic event and art raffle with all proceeds going to Free the Children.

Many of our HSS students are performing this night, so it would be great for everyone to come out and support them while simultaneously supporting Free The Children.

The art raffle consists of art (prints, paintings etc..) that was generously donated to our cause from students attending our university.
Tickets will be sold through out the night with which you can choose to use to bet on your favourite pieces of art. At the end of the night we will draw for the lucky winners at which point you will be more than proud owners of these beautiful artworks!

We will also be providing the event with free drinks and food!

Please come out and support this great cause as well as the artists showcasing that night! The will be a post-event party that will likely occur at a bar in the market, so come to the event to find our where the post-event celebrations will take place!

EHL Mentorship Series – Leveraging Transferable Skills

Join EHL Ottawa for an intimate conversation with Bob Main, a senior leader with
rich perspectives on the health care system and the private sector. As part of our
mentorship series, this moderated discussion will explore professional experiences
throughout Mr. Main’s career, including years spent abroad, and will examine how skills developed in one setting can be leveraged in others. This is a unique opportunity to engage with a senior leader and benefit from his insights.

University of Ottawa Healthcare Symposium

Attention Students at the Faculty of Health Sciences,

Are you interested in health and healthcare related issues? Planning to pursue a career in a health-related field? If so, UOHS is right for you!

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