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Service Learning

I have a strong commitment to engagement, leadership, and service within my community. Throughout my years at Duke, I have been involved in the following service learning opportunities:

Volunteer, Duke Hospital
Sep 2016 – Jan 2018 (70 hours)
– Neurosciences ICU department: talk with patients and family members in rooms and waiting areas to ensure positive environment across the unit
– Ambulatory Surgery Center department: assisting nurses in PACU and recovery care center by restocking rooms and helping with day-to-day tasks

Certified Emergency Medical Technician, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
Nov 2016 (180 hours of training)
– Certified emergency medical technician (EMT) at the National and Virginia state levels
– Completed clinical rotation on ambulance during training

Resident Assistant, Duke Housing and Residence Life
May 2017 – May 2020 (450 hours)
– Responsible for managing and mentoring a hall of 26 first-year students
– Serve on the frontline for providing access to mental health resources, enforce University policies, and mitigate resolution of conflicts between students
– Manage a budget and plan biweekly events to build meaningful relationships with residents and foster a dynamic, inclusive hall community

President, Duke Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Undergraduate Chapter
May 2017 – May 2020 (120 hours)
– Host events to promote Biomedical Engineering and build community among BME majors on campus
– Events include lunches with faculty members, panel discussions with current students and alumni, graduate-undergraduate student mentorship programs, and annual research symposium

Volunteer Teacher, Duke SPLASH Program
Oct 2016 & Mar 2017 (10 hours)
– Developed curriculum and taught a class on CPR for elementary and middle school students
– Emphasized the function and importance of CPR and encouraged students to pursue independent CPR certification

Director of External Outreach, Duke NeuroCare
Sep 2016 – Jan 2020 (70 hours)
– Organizing events to raise awareness and support groups that target neurological conditions such as stroke
– Working to forge partnerships with volunteer organizations in Durham (including Triangle Aphasia Project)

Co-Director of Speaker & Selection, TEDxDuke
Sep 2016 – May 2018 (30 hours)
– Head of interviewing potential speakers and organizing event logistics for the TEDxDuke conferences

Member of Global Health Team, Duke Partnership for Service (dPS)
Sep 2016 – May 2017 (30 hours)
– Partnering with off campus healthcare organizations to provide volunteer opportunities for Duke students
– Working with Farmer Foodshare and organizing events to help combat food insecurity in North Carolina