Approved Projects

All of the projects approved by the SLE committee as of 1/9/2017 are listed below. Questions regarding the number of approved hours should be directed to the individual in charge of the activity or organization president.

General Activities (approved for all groups) CSE or PDE Description
Health Screenings CSE Screenings of individuals in the community for blood pressure, glucose levels, BMI, etc.
Preparation for Health Screenings PDE-Indirect Organization of location, volunteers, event time, etc. for the health screening.
Fundraiser Event CSE Volunteering at a concert, auction, run, etc whose goal is to raise money for a project that benefits the community.
Fundraiser Event Preparation PDE-Indirect Collection of sponsors, organization of times, stuffing of envelopes, practicing/setting up for the event that is to benefit the community.
Community Education CSE Project’s goal is to educate the greater community on healthy eating, sex education, getting active, and other public health initiatives.
Tour Guides for Prospective Students PDE-Direct Goal is to assist admissions in providing a welcoming environment to prospective students
Tour Guides for High School or College Students CSE Goal is to introduce students to medicine, answer their questions and encourage them in their educational endeavors
Journal Club/Newsletter Writer PDE-Indirect Goal is to inform students about research
Skills Lab Instructors PDE-Direct Assists students in learning various skills with Mr. Lofaso
Peer Tutors PDE-Direct Tutor students, must be approved by course director before tutoring begins
Skills Lab Proctors PDE-Direct Proctoring skills labs while they are occurring to ensure they run properly

 

Organization-Specific CSE or PDE Description
Aesculapian Society
Aesculapian Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Report Writing PDE-Indirect Writing reports that summarize end of course surveys in order to further enhance curriculum and student learning
Professor Meetings PDE-Direct Meeting with professors to discuss survey results and advocate for curriculum changes that enhance student learning
American Medical Association
AMA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
AMA Conferences PDE-Indirect Planning regional conferences, attending regional conferences
American Medical Student Association
AMSA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Anesthesia Interest Group
AIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Business in Medicine
BiM Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Camp Tiger
Camp Tiger Counselors CSE Serving as a camp counselor for a child with special needs
Camp Tiger Committee Chairmen PDE-Direct/Indirect Leading committee meetings (PDE-Direct), coordinating the activities of their committee members (PDE-Indirect)
Camp Tiger Committee Members PDE-Indirect Attend committee meetings, carry out duties of said committee
Catholic Student Association
CSA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Christian Medical and Dental Association
CMDA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities; any planning for bible studies
Bible Study Leaders PDE-Direct Leading bible study for fellow students throughout the year
CORE
CORE Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Camp Swan Coordinator PDE-Indirect Organizing student volunteers
Camp Swan Volunteer CSE Serving as a camp counselor
Dream Center Coordinator PDE-Indirect Organizing student volunteers
Dream Center Volunteer CSE Provide care for the underserved population
Soup Kitchen Coordinator PDE-Indirect Organizing student volunteers
Soup Kitchen Volunteer CSE Providing food to those in need
Dermatology Interest Group
DIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Edgar Hull Society
EHS Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Emergency Medicine Interest Group
EMIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
BLS Coordinators PDE-Indirect Coordinate the BLS Instructors
BLS Instructors PDE-Direct/Indirect Educate students on how to administer CPR (PDE-Direct), BLS Training and Preparation (PDE-Indirect)
Ear, Nose, and Throat Interest Group
ENTIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Evolutionary Approaches to Medicine
EAM Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Session Presenters PDE-Direct Presenting to members in order to enhance their understanding of an evolutionary topic
Family Medicine Interest Group
FMIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinate meetings and group activities
Hematology Oncology Interest Group
HOIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinate meetings and group activities
Infectious Disease Interest Group
IDIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinate meetings and group activities
L1 Orientation Committee
Orientation Committee Members PDE-Indirect Attend committee meetings, implement duties of each respective position
Orientation Volunteers PDE-Direct Helping during the days of orientation
Community Service Project Group Leaders PDE-Direct Lead groups of L1s on the day of the service project
Community Service Project Volunteers CSE Volunteer throughout the New Orleans community as an entire medical school class
L2 Day with the Doctors
DWTD Volunteers CSE Greeters, group leaders, session leaders, panelists, volunteers on the day of the event
DWTD Coordinators PDE-Indirect Oversee the planning for Day with the Doctors, recruit volunteers
LOCUS
LOCUS Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Medical Students for Choice
MSFC Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Medicine-Pediatrics Interest Group
MPIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Luke’s House Clinic Volunteer Coordinator PDE-Indirect Coordinate volunteers for Luke’s House
Luke’s House Volunteer CSE Work alongside Med-Peds physicians and residents to provide free acute care in uptown New Orleans
Mindfulness in Medicine
MiM Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
MiM Session Leaders PDE-Direct Leading planned meditation, yoga sessions for members
New Orleans Women’s Shelter
NOWS Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings, sessions, and group activities
NOWS Session Leaders PDE-Direct Leading various sessions for the women’s shelter and the children
NOWS Volunteers CSE Working with the women and children at the Women’s Shelter
New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project
NOARHP Officers PDE-Indirect Assigning members to schools, coordinating meetings and group activities
NOARHP Volunteers CSE, PDE-Direct Teaching high school students about reproductive health (CSE), preparing lessons with fellow instructors (PDE-Direct)
Non-Traditional Student Advocacy Committee
NTAC Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Nutrition and Fitness Interest Group
NFIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Fitness Coordinators PDE-Direct Leading group fitness activities
Obstetrics Interest Group
OBIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Ophthalmology Interest Group
OIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Lighthouse Louisiana CSE Small group sessions in order to promote independent living skills for visually impaired patients. Providing services and support to vision-impaired and hearing-impaired members of the community.
Lions Eye Clinics CSE Vision screenings for elementary students in the New Orleans area
Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group
OSIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Interest Group
PMRIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Interest Group
PARSIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Proteges
House Reps PDE-Indirect Planning house events
Physician Dinner Coordinators PDE-Indirect Coordinating dinners
Proteges Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Spanish in Medicine Interest Group
SMIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Spanish Lunch Conversation Leaders PDE-Direct Leading students during spanish lunches, teaching and correcting peers to help improve their Spanish
Student Interest Group for Music and the Arts
SIGMA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Bands, DiaBEATS, and Dermatones CSE, PDE-Indirect Performances at a concert, auction, run that is to benefit the community is CSE. Hours spent practicing for an event is PDE-Indirect.
Fundraiser Event Preparation PDE-Indirect Collection of sponsors, organization of times, stuffing of envelopes, practicing/setting up for the event that is to benefit the community.
SMART Cafe
SMART Cafe Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
SMART Cafe Volunteers CSE, PDE-Direct Teaching elementary students about healthy choices and eating (CSE), Preparing lessons with fellow instructors (PDE-Direct)
Surgery Interest Group
SIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Clinic Proctors PDE-Direct Proctoring group-sponsored skills labs and ensuring the skills lab runs smoothly
Student Interest Group for Neurology and Neurosurgery
SIGNNS Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Student International Health Organization
SIHO Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Student National Medical Association
SNMA Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
High School Tour Guides CSE Provide tours of LSUHSC’s campus to various college and high school students
Mock Interviewers CSE Conduct mock interviews for potential LSU-SOM students who are undergoing the admissions process
L1 Test Preparation Session PDE-Indirect Coordinate mock written test for L1 students
Students Making It a LIttle Easier
SMILE Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities; pairing big buddies and little buddies, working with Children’s hospital to facilitate orientation, clinic parties.
Clinic Parties CSE Students put on a party for patients at Children’s Hospital
Big Buddy CSE Students spend time with oncology patients at Children’s Hospital
SPOTS
SPOTS Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Student Run Homeless Clinics
SRHC Officers PDE-Indirect Carrying out any necessary duties to ensure the clinics are operational
SRHC Team Leaders PDE-Direct Coordinate team member activities and teach underclassmen about patient care
SRHC Team Volunteers CSE Provide care for the underserved population
SRHC L3/L4 Volunteers PDE-Direct Teach underclassmen about patient care
New Member Interviews PDE-Direct Existing members assist clinic officers in conducting interviews for new applicants
HIV Counselor Training PDE-Indirect Counselors receive training on specimen collection methods, results interpretation, and reporting/referral protocol
Homeless Clinic Orientation PDE-Indirect Learning necessary information to serve the underserved
Tiger Cubs
Tiger Cubs Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities; pairing buddies, planning sessions, calling parents, contacting elementary school administrators, overseeing sessions
Tiger Cubs Counselors CSE, PDE-Indirect, PDE-Direct Giving advice to buddies, teaching buddies about medicine and healthy living, spending time with buddies at sessions, leading topic sessions (CSE), preparing sessions with fellow session leaders (PDE-Direct)
Vascular Surgery Interest Group
VSIG Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Women in Medicine
WIM Officers PDE-Indirect Coordinating meetings and group activities
Heart Health Walk CSE Raising awareness for Women’s Heart Health at LSUHSC

 

SGA/Class Officer Projects CSE or PDE Description
General PDE-Indirect Any activities done for the advancement of the LSUHSC student body
SGA Executive VP
Family Day Volunteers PDE-Direct Volunteers welcome parents to the school, assist in tours and presentations
Family Day Coordinator PDE-Indirect Coordinating done for Family Day
SGA VP of Community Service
Tiger Run Coordinator PDE-Indirect Coordinating done for Tiger Run; Organizing committee, venue, and volunteer recruitment
Tiger Run Volunteers CSE Race Day Volunteers assisting with execution of event including set-up, clean-up, registration, and food/drink distribution
Secretary PDE-Indirect Manage the Student Activities Room, SGA Calendar, and Weekly Announcements
Treasurer PDE-Indirect Manage the SGA Account, create a budget for SGA activities
Intramural Chairs PDE-Indirect/Direct Planning for LSUHSC intramurals (PDE-Indirect), Coordinating activities on the day of an event (PDE-Direct)
L1 President
Cadaver Ceremony Coordinator PDE-Indirect Coordinating done before, during, and after the ceremony.
Cadaver Ceremony Performers PDE-Direct Performing during the ceremony – Piano, Poem, Acapella
Orientation Committee PDE-Indirect Coordinate L1 Orientation, recruit volunteers, plan schedule, execute event
L1 VP of Tech – Anatomy Mock Practical Coordinator PDE-Indirect Time spent organizing the mock practicals for the L1 Class
PDE-Direct Coordinating done during the mock practical for the L1 Class
PDE-Direct Anatomy mock practical proctors
L1 VP of Community Service – Camp Tiger Director PDE-Indirect Oversee the planning for Camp Tiger, coordinate the Camp Tiger Committee Chairmen.
L2 VP of Community Service – Day with the Doctors Coordinator PDE-Indirect Oversee the planning for Day with the Doctors, recruit volunteers
Class Secretaries (L1, L2, L3, L4) PDE-Indirect Mid-weekly announcements, teacher gifts, managing class SLE hours
Class Treasurers (L1, L2, L3, L4) PDE-Indirect Manage class accounts, creates budgets for each academic year
PALS (L1, L2, L3, L4) PDE-Indirect Advocating for classmates in need
AAMC Representative (L1, L2, L3, L4) PDE-Indirect Duties related to the AAMC

 

Independent Projects CSE or PDE Description
Haiti Medical Mission Trip CSE Working with rural doctors to set up clinics and provide medical care for those in need
Haiti Medical Mission Coordinators PDE-Indirect Coordinate all group activities and planning leading up to the trip
India Medical Mission Trip CSE Working with rural doctors to set up clinics and provide medical care for those in need
India Medical Mission Coordinators PDE-Indirect Coordinate all group activities and planning leading up to the trip
Guatemala Medical Mission Trip CSE Working with rural doctors to set up clinics and provide medical care for those in need
Guatemala Medical Mission Coordinators PDE-Indirect Coordinate all group activities and planning leading up to the trip
Rock N Roll Marathon CSE Volunteers attend to medical needs of runners during marathon, set-up medical tent, organize and check medical supplies
Medical Student Panels at High Schools and Universities CSE Expose students to the field of medicine by answering questions, discussing education, and career choices
Admissions Tour Guides PDE-Direct Assist the Office of Admissions with recruitment of new students, guide visiting students throughout campus

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