Your NEW 2013-2014 Pediatrics Club Officers....

Hey PEDS Peeps!

The results are in and the races were very close! We are happy to announce the 2013-2014 Pediatrics Club Officer Team. Thank you so much to all 14 of you that ran for a position! Thank you for recognizing your strengths and giftedness and for your willingness to use those for the Pediatrics Club and the children in the community. All of you, regardless of your title, are going to be a part of an amazing Pediatrics Club next year.

If you see any of these people around, be sure to congratulate them!

Kari Galipp & Whitney Taylor

Vice President
Jessie Jeevarajan

Nishath Ahmed

David Van

National Representative (AAP & ACOPeds)
John Meyers

Community Health Advocate**
Victoria Habet

**New Position
Description of the Community Health Advocate Position:
The Community Health Advocate should promote the practice of community pediatrics by encouraging and supporting students interested in pediatrics in community-based efforts that include but are not limited to:

  1. Identifying children’s health needs at the community level;
  2. Advocating for children’s health at the community level, including advocacy for access to care and access to a medical home for every child;
  3. Promoting children’s health through school health initiatives and school policies; and
  4. Collaborating with others in the community interested in children’s health, including those involved in child care, injury prevention, and other areas affecting children’s health.

More information on Community Health Advocacy...

  • 04-24-2013: Final Call for T-Shirt Orders

  • 04-23-2013: Medscape Article "5 Tips for Excelling on Rotations" by Sheila M. Bigelow, DO

  • 04-23-2013: Dirty Scurry Volunteers Event Update!

  • 04-14-2013: Medical Volunteers Needed: Special Olympics Texas Volunteering, 4/19 & 4/20

  • 04-14-2013: MSGA & Peds Club: Youth Sports Injuries and Safety ft. Dr. Stockard | April 16th in MET-109

  • 03-25-2013: Volunteers Needed for the Dirty Scurry Kids Adventure Run!

  • 03-25-2013: Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancers! Come to the St. Baldrick's Fundraiser at The Ginger Man on 4/6 from 2pm to 6pm!

  • 03-13-2013: Great Guys Needed!! Service Opportunity for Muscular Dystrophy Association (June 15-21)

  • 03-12-2013: Texas Pediatric Society (TPS) Resident/Medical Student Political Advocacy Event

  • 03-05-2013: Summer Opportunity! Rainbow Connection Camp for Children with Blood Disorders & Cancers

  • 02-25-2013: Pediatrics Club & AMSA Meeting tomorrow counts towards the Primary Care Lecture Series

  • 02-25-2013: Wednesday Feb. 27: Pediatrics Club & AMSA Meeting ft. The Morningside Children's Partnership

  • 02-18-2013: Donations Needed by March 21st for the Chin-Burmese Refugees & Their Children

  • 02-18-2013: More Spots Available: Peds Club & Cowtown Marathon Kids' Area

  • 02-01-2013: Pediatrics Club: ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT to Volunteer at the Cowtown Marathon Weekend

  • 01-31-2013: Sign-Up for Volunteering at the Cowtown Marathon Kids Zone!

  • 01-17-2013: Jan. 16 Meeting Minutes: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • 01-15-2013: Back By Popular Demand! Osteopathic Medicine T-Shirts $15

  • 01-06-2013: Community Movie Night! All Are Welcome!

  • 12-05-2012: Pediatrics Club Meeting: TODAY at 12pm in MET-125! Don't miss it!

  • 11-27-2012: Update: Pediatrics Club Toy Drive for Cook Children's-- Box Moved to EAD Atrium!

  • 11-13-2012: Pediatrics Club Coloring Book & Toy Drive for Cook Children's Medical Center

  • 11-07-2012: Pediatrics Club Fundraiser: Osteopathic Medicine T-Shirts $15

  • 10-26-2012: UPDATE: Cook Children's Pediatric Brain Tumor Symposium Nov. 2 & 3, now only $35 for TCOM students!

  • 09-25-2012: TARRANT COUNTY BUDDY WALK with the DSPTC

  • 08-13-2012: VOTE for your Pediatrics Club First Year Representatives! *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

  • 08-07-2012: Interested in Pediatrics? Join the UNTHSC Pediatrics Club at our meeting on August 8th in MET-125!

  • 05-06-2012: Congratulations To The New Peds Club Officer Team For 2012-2013!

UNTHSC Pediatrics Club

The Pediatrics Club promotes interest in pediatric medicine amongst students at the UNT Health Science Center and the Fort Worth community. We organize presentations by local pediatricians and encourage students to become active in the community. The Pediatrics Club is involved in many volunteer activities including Reach Out And Read, Happy Healthy Kids, Cowtown Marathon, DO Dash, Stomp For Life and many more.

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