Hello Everyone!

Its time for another SIM General Meeting. BUT this time we will be having a guest speaker coming to talk about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. There is plenty of literature showing that less stressed students perform better, so here is a chance to learn about effective ways to relax in preparation for your exams. There will also be plenty of time to learn more about The Students for Integrative Medicine (SIM) and all that we have to offer in the form of Education, Community Service, and Research. SIM currently has very exciting projects beginning in all of these venues and would benefit from brilliant new minds joining into help. 

The general meeting will be in the Student Center in the Emerald Bay room at 6pm. We look forward to seeing you all there! :)
Come learn about all that SIM has to offer including, research, community service, and education! Location to be determined.
IM week is almost here!! Next Monday marks the start of the festivities.
Check out the IM week website for more details! 

Research Committee Intern Applications have now opened in the Research Tab
Also, for those interested in a great volunteer opportunity visiting hospices and working with real patients, click HERE or go to the community service tab and sign up

The new application to join our Executive Board has now been opened.   Apply to join the Executive Board    
or become an intern

- 5 hours/week involvement
- faculty-mentor networking opportunities 
- currently open board positions:
       *   publicity and communications director
       *   secretary
       *   fundraising director
       *   webmaster
- all executive board positions open for interning

To apply, please click on the JOIN SIM tab
Hello all certification applicants!
Shu-Ming Wang, MD is will be presenting,  "Integrative Medical Care for the Perioperative Period”. Dr. Wang is a professor at the UCI School of Medicine with a focus of anesthesia and perioperative care. 
May 3rd: 4:30 - 5:30
Medical Education Building 3rd Floor Colloquium Room, UCI Medical School

SIM will also be hosting Dr. Jerome Tobis, MD in his presentation, "A Personal Journey in Integrative Medicine". This will be the day after Dr. Shu-Ming Wang's presentation.
May 4th: 5:30 - 6:30
Tamkin Hall F110, UCI Medical School

Both of these lectures will count towards the SIM Certification Lecture Series attendance. Hopefully you will be able to attend them! 


Next Wednesday April 13th, 5:30 - 6:45 Susan Samueli, PhD will be giving a presentation, "Introduction to Homeopathy"! This will count towards the attendance for the SIM Certification Lecture Series. Dr. Samueli is the founder of UCI's Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine and an expert of homeopathy.This will be held in Tamkin Hall F110. You won't want to miss this special event!

Certificate applicants should have received an e-mail Tuesday regarding the Susan Samueli Colloquium: 
"The Alexander Technique"
April 5th
Medical Education Building 3rd Floor Colloquium Room (UCI Medical Plaza)
 4:30 - 5:30 PM

This will count for the certification series attendance. 

Hello SIM!

Finals are approaching and I know the books must be piling up, tension is building, and your stomach probably isn't receiving much love.....

"How Acupuncture Can Be Used To Treat Hypertension" by Dr. Peng Li, MD, LAc
Monday March 7th 5:00-6:00pm Tamkin Hall F110

Hopefully hypertension isn't the case for you, but this lecture may help out the physically and mentally taxing study sessions. This presentation will count towards the SIM Certification Lecture Series and will be very good information for all students! Take a break and come see what acupuncture and hypertension are all about.

See you next week!
The next seminar in the SIM Certification Lecture Series 2010-2011 is February 8th, 5:30-6:30 pm in Nelson Auditorium (UCI Medical School).

Come and join us as we welcome Mahtab Jafari, Pharm.D. for her lecture, "Authenticity of Herbal Extract: Current Status and Challenges".