This event, took place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Smith Campus Center. The University-wide kick-off launched a new year of Operation Impact. The event covered the basics of the Pilot Funds and other portions of Operation Impact. The event is useful for networking to find other students with similar interests and innovative ideas.
We, the students interested in SASA, want to bring the flavors of South Asia to those who stray far from their countries, to infuse a taste of culture to those who are interested in the South Asian art, music, literature, and cuisine. We plan on hosting an array of events: from dinners, talks with prominent speakers from the community, movie/documentary viewing nights, celebrate religious and cultural festivities, and much more.
The Harvard Chan School Muslim Student Association’s mission is to: 1)To provide for the needs and interests of Muslim students at the Harvard Chan School 2)To create an environment where non-Muslims can learn about Islam 3)To provide a platform that promotes dialogue and understanding about the role religion plays in health.
To advance the recognition of Korea and Korean culture within the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health community – To promote the education and enrichment of its members with regard To Public Health studies and related issues through involvement and participation in various social, cultural, and academic activities – To encourage the Korean students To engage in other student group activities within the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as well as Harvard Korea Society.
The Queer Students Association at Harvard Chan strives to bring together an open forum of students to: – Foster social interaction among the LGTBQ community within Harvard Chan and throughout Harvard at large – Educate the Harvard Chan community about public health issues as they relate to LGBTQ people, and provide awareness, support, and advocacy for the LGTBQ community among the larger graduate student population.
The Harvard Chan WIL Student Organization offers a range of programming to prepare women for leadership roles in health care and aim to challenge, motivate, and inspire students as they explore their personal journeys toward authentic and effective leadership. Events supporting this mission include speaker series, skills-based workshops, community service, and networking events. Finally, we believe that it is critical to create a community of female leaders in health. As such, our flagship event- the annual student-alumnae conference- focuses on strengthening and growing this community.
The mission of Harvard Chan -CSSA is to promote and facilitate the understanding of both culture and public health issues of China within the HSPH community. It particularly highlights the public health conditions in China and helps Chinese students adapt to a new life and culture. The objectives of Harvard Chan CSSA are:
The mission of the Harvard Chan Women of Color Collective is to unite women of color and allies through social support, networking, advocacy, mentorship, and leadership building with an overarching emphasis on health, wellness, empower. To create an inclusive community space in which members can learn, explore, appreciate, and focus on issues and solutions pertaining to women of color. To foster pan-Harvard collaborations to strengthen interdisciplinary dialogue and leadership opportunities in order to propel our mission beyond the walls of the institution.
The mission of the Harvard Chan School ASEAN Student Organization (HCSASO) is to promote better understanding of public health challenges and developments in Southeast Asia within the Harvard community, as well as to raise awareness about the rich and diverse cultures of the region. Our members are public health students from one of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) -Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – as well as students with research interests in the region.
The purpose of Harvard Chan Nigerian Student Association is to provide a forum through which students can dedicate themselves to cultural, political, and public health issues relevant to Nigeria and Nigerians in the diaspora.
The Harvard Chan Black Student Health Organization (BSHO) is a student-run organization that is committed to pursuing issues that affect students from the African Diaspora. BSHO strives to improve the student life at Harvard Chan through service, academic, social, and professional activities and opportunities. In the pursuit of BSHO’s mission and objectives, BSHO collaborates with faculty, staff, administration, alumni and other student groups within the Harvard Chan and wider Harvard Community, in addition to community members and organizations.
AADA provides services specifically targeted for the Asian-American population in Boston. Our goal is to promote oral health by participating in events such as the Chinese New Year Festival in Chinatown and the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Boston Children's Museum. Volunteers will give presentations that educate people about the proper way to brush and floss, how to maintain good oral health through diet, and the importance of dental visits.
The HMS Civilian-Military Collaborative creates a network of engaged professionals seeking to develop, support, and mobilize expertise in the overlapping and transferable domains of the civilian and military medical sectors, including Trauma Care, Operations Management, Humanitarian and Disaster Response, and Leader Development. Key tasks: -Improve medical education and healthcare operations using military lessons learned
-Improve military medicine through open collaboration with HMS students, faculty and system resources
-Leverage the network to identify guest speakers for civilian-military topics influencing medicine
The Native American Health Organization hopes to establish a foundation for unity among students interested in Native American Health issues and culture. Through a variety of special programs, NAHO seeks to improve the health status of indigenous people of North America by encouraging and recruiting indigenous students into medicine and increasing the awareness of indigenous heritage and health care issues.
Our group’s goals include professional development and facilitating connections between medical students and female surgeons at all levels of training. Our activities mostly center around hosting seminars at which female surgeons from a wide range of specialties speak to current medical students interested in surgery about their experiences and take questions. We also organize a mentorship program to connect medical students with female surgeons.
Our mission is: 1) To provide a unified voice for Latinos and other underrepresented medical students 2) To actively promote recruitment and retention of Latino students at all levels of our career 3) To educate medical students on Latino health issues 4) To advocate for the Latino community and their health 5) To provide leadership opportunities for Latinos 6) To promote volunteerism in the Latino community.