Stanford Health Advocacy and Research in the Emergency Department
Be part of an exciting new project in the ED that is on the cutting edge of public health and emergency medicine.
Learn about alcohol screening, injury prevention, and public health research methods.
Gain exposure to the busy ED environment through patient contact and physician shadowing opportunities.
Make a difference in the lives of the ED's most underserved populations by empowering patients to improve their health through education and linkage to resources.
Who are we looking for?
Volunteer research assistants must commit to 5 hours per week, which includes 4 hours in the ED and 1 hour in the group meeting. Candidates who can commit to more hours will be given strong consideration.
Volunteers must also commit to at least three or more quarters of volunteering.
Fall 2017 volunteers must attend a refresher training on October 1 5:30-7:00pm.
Interest in service, health, community engagement, and public health:
Volunteers should enroll in the 1-unit Social Emergency Medicine class in the Winter Quarter of 2018. This course will provide context for the services we provide.
Volunteers are active in building and improving our programs, including volunteer operations to community resources.