Medical Students' Aid Project

Medical Students' Aid Project

The Medical Students’ Aid Project (MSAP) is the global health group at UNSW and a member of the AMSA Global Health (AGH) committee. MSAP empowers UNSW Medicine students and the greater community to contribute positively towards healthcare equity by generating awareness about global issues, raising funds, and developing and implementing community projects at both local and global levels.

By informing and connecting medical students and tomorrow’s health practitioners, MSAP aims to inspire a new generation to collaborate towards sustainable, equitable and universal healthcare.

Responsibilities

Executive members are required to fulfil their elected role and participate in team meetings. They must play a role in organising events with the purpose of educating & inspiring medical students and the wider community with regards to current global health issues. They are also responsible for various global health projects such as supplying medical equipment to hospitals in developing nations.

How to get involved

MSAP's AGM is in October where elections take place for the executive committee. Subcommittee applications open in November, with a 2nd round in early semester 1.

Positions

  • Co-Chair
  • Secretary
  • Financial Officer
  • Events Officer
  • Logistics Officer
  • Education Officer
  • AGH Representative
  • Publicity Officer

Training

Relevant training will be provided.

Duration

Throughout the year from October 2015 to October 2016. Time commitment varies per position, but is approximately 4 hours a week on average.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Community volunteering

Provider of activity

UNSW Medicine

Interest area

Accounting & office management, Marketing, media & communications

Skills required and/or developed

Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Team work & networking


Contacts and more information

Provider

UNSW Medicine

Email

chair@msap.org.au

Visit

http://www.msap.org.au/

 

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