Fred Hutch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and UW Medicine Complete Restructure of Partnership

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Program Schedule

Key Dates (2022)

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June 12
University of Washington
Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2–5 p.m.

 

June 13
9 a.m.–noon
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Program orientation, including submission of proof of ID to HR, campus tour, badge appointment with transportation, and lunch.

 

June 14
9 - 11 a.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307 
Lab Safety Training: EH&S invites any SURP interns who will require Lab Safety Training to attend this session. 

 

June 15
9 - 10 a.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307 
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP): Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.

 

June 20
Juneteenth Holiday

 

June 29
5-6 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Optional: Applying for graduate or medical school booster

 

July 4
Independence Day Holiday

 

July 6, 7, 8
Reference intern check-in schedule for individual meeting time
Arnold, M3-A889 (Marilyn) or Thomas, D2-109 (Julian/Mary Alice)
SURP/CRI-G: Informal check-in meeting with Marilyn Drennan or Drs. Julian Simon and Mary Alice Scott

 

July 7
11:30 am - 1:30 p.m.
UW campus
Optional: BBI informal student/faculty lunch

 

July 12
5 p.m.
Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group

 

TBD
TBA
TBA
Optional: Informal meeting for SURP interns who are considering applying for MD/PhD programs with Dr. Stephen Tapscott, Professor in the Human Biology and Clinical Research divisions at Fred Hutch.

 

July 26 (or anytime after)
Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Marilyn Drennan

 

Aug. 9 
Before 12 p.m.
Pick up poster at Copy Center, J1-402
Submit FINAL PDF of poster to Wuen Saeteurn in the Copy Center IN ADDITION to completing a Copy Center Request Form. Marilyn will provide a template copy center request form upon request. Wuen will send you an email when your poster is ready for pick up.

 

Aug. 10
Before 5 p.m.
Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Megan Shippen.

 

Aug. 11
9 a.m–4 p.m. (see sign-up sheet for time)
Arnold, M1-A403
Poster presentation practice session. Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.

 

Aug. 12
2–4 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Competitive poster session. Last working day.

 

Professional Development Workshops (2022)

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June 14
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M4-A805/A817
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
The art of writing a personal statement for graduate or medical school

 

June 21
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences) 
Becoming a Resilient Scientist

 

June 28
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Nina Salama (Human Biology) and Dr. Bill Mahoney (Director, Molecular Medicine and Mechanisms of Disease, UW)
How to successfully apply to graduate school

 

July 5
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences) 
Preparing a resume for graduate/medical school versus preparing a resume/cover letter for employment in the research sector

 

July 12
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease) 
How to successfully apply to medical school

 

July 19
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)
In-person peer review group meeting

 

July 26
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research)
How to prepare and present a scientific poster

 

Aug. 2
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research)
Scientific writing / how to write an abstract

 

Aug. 9
No Professional Development Workshop scheduled

Research Seminars (2022)

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June 17
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Rachel Issaka (Public Health Sciences)
Topic TBA

 

June 24
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences)
Paleo virology: the modern science of ancient viruses

 

July 1
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Cyrus Ghajar (Public Health Sciences)
Discovering hallmarks of dormant breast tumor cells, and how to exploit them

 

July 8
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Vida Henderson (Public Health Sciences)
Topic TBA

 

July 15
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Behnam Nabet (Human Biology)
Targeted protein degradation: Controlling therapeutic targets to advance oncology drug discovery

 

July 22
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/307
Dr. Shivani Srivastava (Human Biology)
Topic TBA

 

July 29
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic Sciences)
Topic TBA

 

Aug. 5
noon–1 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A305/A307
Dr. Trevor Bedford (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)
Genomic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2

Mixers (2022)

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June 22
5 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Student-led

Please read one of these three books: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee; The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman; or When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, and prepare three questions that you will use to facilitate critical discussion within the group. You are expected to actively engage with group members regarding the book that you choose to read.

 

July 13
5 p.m.
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)
Speed Mentoring: Perspectives About Successful Admission to Medical and Graduate School

Using a speed-dating format, attendees will have an opportunity to interact with first- and second-year medical students, MD/PhD trainees and graduate students, who will offer their perspective and advice about seeking admission to medical or graduate school.

Social Activities (2022)

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July 9
11 a.m. ferry departure
Pier 52: Colman Dock, 801 Alaskan Way
Bainbridge Island Ferry Excursion, including Mora Iced Creamery

Join us on a ferry ride to scenic Bainbridge Island, where we will treat you to Mora Iced Creamery! 

 

July 26
7 p.m.
T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave S
Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers baseball game