American Medical Student Association

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  • My Fifth Strength

    about leadership? Kassie responded, “I see that you stay calm during difficult situations and do not back away from a challenge.” I am the founder and president of Health Occupations Students of America. Health Occupations Students of America is a unique program that promotes leadership development and health science education through local, regional, state, and national competitions, as well as leadership conferences. At the moment ten people have joined this organization at St. Edward’s and I am planning fundraisers that will pay for expenses when conferences begin next fall. The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, abetting the student meet the needs of the health care community. Moreover, I am the Captain/President for intramural sports of my residence hall. My duties include inviting people to join sports and creating flyers to advertise various sports competitions. I obtain a consensus of the sport most people want to join and create a team on imleagues.com. Additionally, I am the coach of my residence hall 's basketball, dodgeball, and volleyball team. I was elected president of American Medical Student Association at St. Edward’s University on April 28th, 2016 by previous officers based on meeting attendance, community service, contribution to the organization, and paying dues. As…

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  • I Want To Become An Obstetrician/Gynecist

    In elementary, my favorite part of the day was when it was time for math and science. Learning about the solar system and living organisms were quite fascinating. When I became older, it was not the same. The teacher didn’t care much and would say that most of you would never need to use science in your future. That is when I decided that if this is true then there is no point of trying to care about this subject. Later on in high school, I found the love for science. My marine biology teacher…

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  • Antitrust Exemption In Sports

    whether these stoppages really were caused by the antitrust exemption. Now revealed is the problem that the antitrust exemption has caused not only by money but also by work stoppages. (Smith) Some other solutions explained by Mr. Fehr that could help the league from including the fact that players without contracts would be protected against the arbitrary imposition of greatly reduced contracts if the owners tie the law with court challenges. Also, he explained that it would tie the law to…

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  • Encompass Nutrition: A Case Study

    As the sole business owner she is responsible for establishing and maintaining organizational culture (Buchbinder, Shanks, pg. 10). The mission of Encompass Nutrition is “to utilize nutrition to optimize everyday health and performance” with its goals “reflecting Christina’s desire to include a wide and comprehensive range of medical nutrition therapies, to embrace individuals with safety, acceptance, and guidance and to nurture healthy change (Scribner, C). Christina may be the sole business…

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  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (T1D)

    College student, Shannon is the older sister of Megan. Shannon commented on the major change that her family had to go through to make sure Megan stays healthy, “our family made several changes to our lifestyle after the diagnosis. The biggest change was our eating habits. We started purchasing low-carb foods, portioning out snacks, and we limited the amount of sugary drinks we kept in the house.” Shannon also stated that her family and her have to make sure that her sister is staying on top of…

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  • What Is Your Path To A Successful Future

    The Path to a Successful Future Transitioning into a professional nursing role can be challenging for newly graduated nursing students. In order to succeed in the future you must be aware of the steps to obtain a nursing license, requirements to apply to a position as well as create a personal and professional short and long term plan to achieve your career goal. It is an important aspect to maintain a holistic life balance which requires practicing self-care activities to reduce stress and…

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  • Charles Horton Cooley's Theory

    event, and then react a certain way due to its meaning. Cooley can be credited for developing the interactionist perspective in sociology which seeks to society by looking at everyday forms of interaction between individuals. Cooley found how industrialization affected individuals and families, by causing them to become more individualistic and began to ignore traditional family and neighborhood. Cooley published Disorganization of Family which covered the turmoil with American families. Cooley…

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  • Humanistic Idealism In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Not only that Shakespeare is one of the most known writer of all time but he was also one of the greatest humanists encountered in the renaissance. Indeed, a lot of his texts were written in order to promote the greatness of human kind. As an example of this, Shakespeare expressed the image that he has on human nature in Hamlet, a great tragedy written during the renaissance englobing love and death. Indeed, the principal character, Hamlet, really defines well the position of humanists while…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Love In A Football Team

    There’s nothing like the sound of the echoing of balls bouncing, and shoes squeaking on the hardwood floor of a gym. For me this was a very familiar place and sound of the many years playing the sport I love, the game of basketball. This time I wasn’t the one playing, I was coaching. Last fall I was asked by my high school varsity coach if I would help out coaching the freshmen team. My first initial thought was no, but I told him that I would think about it and get back to him as soon as…

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  • Group Health Care: A Case Study

    Reimbursement for group medical care continues to be problematic in private sector (Dickman, 2012). As of current, Medicare and many insurers do not reimburse SMAs (Dickman, 2012). Policy makers play a key role in realigning financial incentives so that group visits are reimbursed for public and private insurance as routine part of primary care so that all people have access to SMA services. The SMA approach addresses how to implement chronic care management when faced with a shortage of…

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