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WHAT IS IMED?

We are a pre-health club at UC Irvine affiliated with FIMRC. Our mission is to increase medical care access and health education for underprivileged and medically under-served children at home, over the border, and across the seas. We accomplish our mission through our various projects such as HealthSmart, Orphanage, Global Actions, and Outreach. 

Check out this PDF for more details!

Click this link for our GoFund Me!

We are currently planning on when to have our final orphanage trip of the year.

Stay tuned for our next trip date!​

The Orphanage Project is also collecting cards to send to the Rayito de Luz Orphanage! The cards can be a picture of a digital drawing or can be a picture of a hand-drawn card. There will be a small $1 donation for each card sent in order to support the orphanage and cover the cost of printing out cards. If you are interested,

 

Please fill out this form <3

ORPHANAGE

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SPIRIT LEAGUE

We are super excited to offer the opportunity to volunteer for Spirit League once again! Spirit League is a safe place for children and young adults with special needs to play team sports in a positive, self-esteem building environment. As a mentor, you will be responsible for helping and supporting the kids to help them play basketball (and don't worry, there is no need to be an expert!!). If you're interested in participating, fill out the form below!

Sign up here!

MENTORSHIP

If you are interested in being a part of our Mentorship program and finding a really cool mentor please please sign up (applications are still open)! 

 

Click here to apply!

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HART 4 All is continuing Cards for Hospitalized Kids this quarter! Click on the links below to send a virtual card. It will only take about 30 seconds to make a child’s day! Please do not include any illness-centered messages or faith-based comments. However, positive comments and season-themed messages are definitely appreciated. Cards with messages in Spanish are also encouraged. Other than that, get creative and just show a kid how much you care! <3  

 

Send your cards to St. Judes and Nationwide Children's Hospital

CARDS FOR HOSPITALIZED KIDS

VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERING

FIMRC is still offering virtual volunteering to gain clinical experience and learn about global health! There are 4 virtual volunteering programs to choose from: Virtual Global Health Volunteer Experience, Virtual Global Health Fellowship, Virtual Global Health Training, and the Spanish-only Voluntariado Virtual de Salud. If you have any questions, please feel free to message Aswin and Saibrinda at respectively abinu@uci.edu and skotthru@uci.edu.

 

Click here for the virtual volunteer Interest Form

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Feeling overwhelmed? That's okay!  All individuals are welcome in this safe space. For more information on making an appointment or who you can talk to and services offered, check the link below! 

Counseling Center

RESOURCE OF THE WEEK

Do you speak fluent Spanish? Are you interested in becoming a Spanish interpreter? If so, you should take advantage of this medical Spanish interpreting opportunity! PRIME-LC students at the UCI medical school developed a curriculum that introduces medical Spanish to improve patient-physician communication in the clinic. If you are interested, please fill out the interest form! If you have any questions, please reach out to Nestor (ndvilleg@hs.uci.edu) and Alfredo (ajarroy1@hs.uci.edu).

Click here for the interest form!

PRIME-LC OPPORTUNITY

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PRINCETON REVIEW & CV RESOURCES

Here is a dropbox link for the presentation about resumes and CVs!

 

Schedule a 30 min consultation to take advantage of your MCAT Prep Partner discounts here!

 

Organize your activities and experiences with this link.

 

Take an MCAT free practice test!

IMED has paired up with Kaplan to provide you with new resources for your professional journey. To receive free access to workshops, a free study guide, and MCAT/GRE/DAT resources, please sign up on the link below! 

Kaplan Resources

KAPLAN RESOURCES

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FIMRC is offering volunteer trips to Costa Rica all throughout summer. Click here to choose the dates you'd like to participate in!

Global Actions Scholarship Opportunity 
IMED will be giving a $250 scholarship to two students who apply for the scholarship form to help with fees for the Summer Break Trip to Costa Rica. The link to apply is here. Please make sure to fill out the poll date form before filling out the scholarship form!

GLOBAL ACTIONS

Food impacts everyone, everywhere. The SCBNC envisions a future in which no one has to worry about securing the basics: food, water, housing, safety, civil-rights, medical-care, hygiene, clothing, communal-care, documentation, persecution, or mental-health. The organization gathers every Saturday at Amy's farm in Ontario to help with weeding, harvesting, packing donations, and deliveries.

 

To find out how you can help, click on this link!

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BASIC NEEDS COLLECTIVE

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CLINICAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

The Pacific Pulmonology Group in Irvine looking for student volunteers! The position entails support with paperwork and phone calls, which provides first hand experience with how the pulmonology and sleep care clinic works. If you are interested or have any further questions, please reach out to the lead patient care coordinator, Pheobe (pnguyen1@pacificpulm.com) with your resume.

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