Meeting Minutes (DOWNLOAD)
OHSU Student Council (SC)
Location: BRB 381
Kristin Belford (NS) Ilkyu Lee (DS) Jennifer Goodman (NS)
Lauren Moffitt (MS2) Tim Lafolette (GNS) Jason Tee (PharmS)
Jason Deignan (GS6) Laura Masch (PA1) Sarah Wampold (PA1)
Vijay Patel (DS) Nate Risley (DS) Laura Chaney (RTS)
Jordan Buhr (DS) Kirsten Williams (NS) Daniel M. Walsh (DS2)
Derek Musashe (GS4) Rachel Seltzer (MS4) Charlie Muraki (DS3)
Heather Ennis (Assistant Director, Student Center)
Karen Seresun (Assistant Vice Provost, Student Life)
I. Welcome/Food/Drinks (10 minutes)
II. Approval of Past Minutes (5 minutes):
a. *** NOT DONE. PRIORITIZE AT NOVEMBER MEETING
III. Services Updates (30 minutes)
a. Student Newsletter Committee (Vijay Patel):
b. Student Health Advisory Group (Derek Musashe): Students did not notice drop-off in coverage; as Derek says, the goal was “to make the transition from ODS to Aetna as seamless as possible.”
c. Student Center Planning Committee (Karen Seresun, Jesse Hollander (not present)):
i. Global Health Center: Meet & Greet at the Student Center today (10/8/10) from 6-8pm.
ii. The Student Center would like to have monthly social events for students across disciplines and possibly faculty to come together
1. Bring more collegiality and/or camaraderie
2. Food available or for purchase
3. Students may be able to bring own alcohol; maybe Student Council/Student Center can get a permit to allow BYOB for a limited duration of time on such evenings, e.g. one Thursday evening a month
4. The GSO BBQ was a success. There was participation from schools across campus.
d. March Wellness (Joan Feraco):
e. Library (Laura Zeigan (not present), per email):
i. Halloween Party/3rd Annual Library Student Open House, Wed, October 20, 4:30-6pm, in the BICC. Flyer: raffle and prizes, food and beverages, popcorn and movie, candy; Raffle tickets available to collect at the following information stations: Scholarly Communications, After-Hours Study Space, User Survey, Student Scholar Archive, RefWorks, ILL & Summit
ii. She invites students to let her know if anyone has any questions, or how she or the library services can help individual students or student bodies.
iii. The OHSU Library 2010 Open Access Week Seminar (flyer dispersed): Faye Chadwell, MLS, Associate Librarian, Oregon State University. “Rights Well: Resources for Maintaining Your Rights as an Author.” Friday, Oct 22nd, 11am, BICC 429.
f. Community Service Fair Discussion (Charlie Muraki, Katie Yates (not present)):
i. Community Fair was held yesterday evening. Heavy dental student presence, lower pharm presence; iPod nano drawing, one for each school. Many organizations were present to describe their services; most of whom have relationships with OHSU students in some capacity—lots of opportunities to get involved!
g. Incidental Fees (Charlie Muraki):
i. Karen is meeting with the Associate Deans of the schools soon to discuss these funds and figure out how and to whom these funds go and how they are accessible by students.
ii. Karen: will check with SOM to find out who received the funds. Rachel Selzer checked with the Student Senate President, and he knows nothing of it, hasn’t heard of incidental fees, and doesn’t anticipate ever hearing/seeing anything from it.
1. Talk to Kathy Hollosey and/or Dr. Grady-Weliky
2. ADDENDUM: Kathy Hollosy said the SOM has received the rebate, and she and Dr. Molly Osborne (SOM Associate Dean for Student Affairs) need to meet with Brian Garvey (Med Student Senate President) and Ricky Tavangari (also on Student Senate) to discuss it.
iii. Establish Incidental Fee Committee (one member from each representative school?)
1. Recommendation to President Robertson in spring of each year for following year’s budget.
2. $1.5mm annually
3. Where it goes, how it’s spent
4. Next Saturday at 10:30am in the Student Center media room; open to the public
5. SC now receiving a monthly budget through Karen on IFs
6. Volunteers: Derek Musashe (GS4), Ali Chisti (MS2), Jason Tee (PharmS), Rilen Stucke (MS1)
h. Legislative Update (Kirsten Williams, Rae Seltzer):
i. *** NOT DONE. PRIORITIZE AT NEXT MEETING. Prior conversations with Suzy Funkhouser?
ii. *** NOT DONE. PRIORITIZE AT NEXT MEETING. Shall we invite her to join us at a SC meeting?
iii. Student Policy Workshop: January 22nd, 10-4
iv. OHSU Student Day at the legislature: in February
i. Student Awards Banquet
i. *** NOT DONE. PRIORITIZE AT NEXT MEETING.
II. School Updates
1. This weekend, in Newport, OR
2. Silent Auction for Outside In!
ii. Kickball Tournament: have no fear—they’re organizing it.
i. Tomorrow undergrad retreat for SNA; there is definitely interest by nursing students in getting more involved, including from Acc-Bacc and incoming sophomores
ii. IOM released report on future of nursing on Tuesday; Dean Bligh sat on the IOM committee that compiled the report; the report highlights some sound recommendations for the future of nursing
iii. School of Nursing centennial is this year!
i. CTUW and other outreach
ii. MS3 shelf exams today
iii. MS4 residency apps!
i. Mission of Mercy community outreach: Monday-Tuesday before Thanksgiving, providing free dental care for all comers; provides all dental equipment; providers provide services; this is the first one west of the Rockies; patients line up the night before; for advertising: consider Street Roots
ii. Volunteers needed (Sunday & Wednesday to set up and break down)
1. ADDENDUM: consider volunteers for one of two shifts: either Sun/Mon or Tue/Wed
iii. Pre-Dental Society at PSU could easily be invited to participate as well
e. Pharmacy: Starts up again in two weeks
i. BBQ a huge success, with a huge turn-out
ii. Social being planned for Fall term in the next couple months
iii. Ski Trip
g. Allied Health:
i. How do we aim to incorporate Allied Health?
ii. ADDENDUM: Laura Chaney (RTS) was present at the meeting. I (Rae) propose we consider splitting meeting business in half every month, so that students from all schools can catch most of the meeting between about 12:10-12:50.
IV. Activities Updates
a. Intramurals (Heather Ennis):
b. Halloween Party (Vijay Patel; Jesse Hollander (not present):
i. Nick Tadros (R3, Urology, OHSU grad) has a band called the Brave Chandeliers. They like to play a free show for Halloween, and offered to play at our Halloween Party this year! Any takers? Or would you prefer a DJ?
ii. Flyer: Friday, October 29th, 7-10pm, CROET Atrium; food and drinks provided; Costume contest $50 Apple gift cards to top four costumes
iii. There is also talk of a Battle of the Bands amongst student vs resident vs physician bands. Thoughts?
c. All-Hill Ski Trip (Kristin Belford; Jesse Hollander (not present):
i. Weekend of 1/7/10-1/9/11
V. New Business (30 minutes)
a. Stand-in Secretary while Rae is away for rotations and interviews?
b. Potential Community Outreach Coordinator position?: Ali Chisti, MS3, has been very active in coordinating collaborative outreach programs amongst multiple medical school groups, including Cover the Uninsured Week and the Diversity group. He is interested in fostering communication with the service-oriented groups in the other schools. He's especially interested in connecting people/groups currently doing outreach. Would there be a role for this at student council? (E.g. rural OHSU nursing students collaborating with med student on Tar Wars.)
i. Post to blog
ii. Link to Sakai (Tom Boudreau?)—Jason Tee
iii. *** NOT DONE. PRIORITIZE AT NEXT MEETING.
c. FUNDING REQUEST (Vijay Patel, DS): ASDA wants to request $75 to purchase toothbrushes, floss, and toothpaste to participate in the Wells Fargo Financial Health Awareness Fair 2010 (10/21/10, 10am-3pm, details in email). The idea is to bring local and national organizations to Wells Fargo employees to enable them to get involved in giving back to the community.
d. FUNDING REQUEST: (Miranda Lanning) Global Health Center Student Group: This year we are specifically working towards a student group that is more inclusive of all schools and gives students a chance to interact and learn from each other. As a kick-off event, we are planning a Meet and Greet for this Friday, October 8th from 6-8pm at the Student Center on campus. This will be an opportunity for students to meet doctors, PAs, dentists, nurses, researchers and faculty who are including international work as a part of their practice. So far we have over 25 faculty and 60 students signed up and we will be serving beer, wine and appetizers. Please consider our funding request for $500 to defray the costs.
Next Meeting: Friday, Nov 12, 2010, 12:00-1:30pm