Sigma Sigma PhiPsi Chapter Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York 230 W 125th Street New York, NY 10027 SSP Fall Conference Sunday, September 29 2013 Las Vegas, NV Representative: Jean-Paul Leva, President 2013-2014
2013-2014 Leadership President: Jean-Paul Leva Vice President: Jared Cooke Secretary: Clover Youn Treasurer: Angela Rufo Advisor: Conrad Fischer, MDDr. Stephen Jones, Phd
Membership by Class Current Members Class of 2013 33 Class of 201526 Class of 2016 24 Total 83 Anticipated c/o 2016 Srping Recruitment: 11 members c/o 2017 Spring Recruitment: 18 members
Admissions Criteria: • OMS I or II • Minimum GPA of 3.0 OR within the top 25% of the class • History of community service involvement and extracurricular activities • Past leadership experience Process: • Written application • Each application is read by 3 members (blinded to the applicant) • Applicants are notified of acceptance after grades are verified by the Faculty Advisor
SSP Active Member Requirements 1. SSP members must attend all General Meetings. 2. SSP members must complete 15 community service hours, 5 of which must to be SSP hours, per semester. 3. Maintain 3.0 GPA or higher.
Past Events • Mobile Unit Volunteering-monthly, ongoing • Subject Review Sessions for c/o 2015-monthly, until 4/12 • Student-led tutoring sessions for all courses • “Spring into Health” Health Fair, April 20, 2012 • Harlem community health outreach event; free blood glucose, blood pressure, HIV screenings, etc. • Boards Review Trivia Night, April 2012
Future Events • Fall Health Fair (11/2/13) • Church Food Charity for the Homeless Volunteering (August 2013-monthly) • Food distribution to homeless and underprivileged individuals • Minority Lecture Series with AMSA, AMA, SOMA • Harlem school tutoring/mentorship program • Professionalism Presentation for incoming class, August 2013
Goals for Psi Chapter • Incorporate more community service events focusing specifically on the Harlem community • Help students to achieve high board scores by collaborating together as a class • Exam reviews • Tutoring sessions • Trivia nights • Emphasize the importance of professionalism in both the academic and professional settings