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Rfpc Volunteer Intern (quality Improvement/medical Scribe)

San Francisco Health Network

Aug. 1, 2019, 3 a.m. - July 31, 2020, 3 a.m. EDT

Who Are We? The Richard Fine People's Clinic or RFPC is a primary care clinic that is part of the San Francisco Health Network. We are one of the largest clinics that serve underprivileged and vulnerable populations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our providers see around 8,000+ patients and our population is incredibly diverse and complex. We are located on the first floor of the old hospital building of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Volunteer InternshipWe are looking for current students (or recent grads) that have a strong interest in primary care and of serving vulnerable populations. Our past interns have either been Pre-Medical, Pre-Health Sciences, or Post-Baccalaureate students. We have two types of positions available--quality improvement (QI) and medical scribing. Our QI Interns work on various topics and metrics with our quality improvement team. Examples of topics are women's health, geriatrics, and patient advisory board. For students that want a more clinical internship, our medical scribes work 1:1 with our providers during their clinic sessions. RequirementsWe ask that all volunteers commit to a one year (10-12 month) duration and that they come in 2 days/week (8-15 hours). However, we understand that students are busy with their coursework and other academic and professional development obligations. Depending on the topic and work needed, the hours are negotiable. How Do I Apply?To apply for the 2019-2020 year, applicants are asked to provide: Completed ApplicationLetter of InterestResumeDeadline for application submissions is March 31st. RFPCInternshipZSFGH@gmail.comI've Applied. What's Next?

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Zuckerberg San Francisco General
San Francisco, California 94110

Volunteer Software Engineers and Product Developers for CovidActNow.org

COVID ACT NOW (CovidActNow.org)

March 23, 2020, 11 p.m. - April 30, 2020, 1 a.m. EDT

A team of data scientists, engineers, and designers in partnership with epidemiologists, and public health officials built a tool [https://covidactnow.org/] designed to spur state and local governments into action to slow the spread of CoVid-19. This tool aims to enable political leaders to quickly make decisions in their Coronavirus response informed by best available data and modeling. It is now being used by government and covid response leaders to answer critically important questions such as: What will the impact be in my region be and when can I expect it? How long until my hospital system is under severe pressure? What is my menu of interventions, and how will they address the spread of Coronavirus? The site launched on Friday March 19th, since then it has had 3.2 million visitors and was used as input in the decisions of Anchorage and Dallas to institute ‘sheltering-in-place’. One critical request is from a federal government agency hoping to use this model and some of the presentation elements to help coordinate crisis response efforts (i.e. where to send masks). The platform is also being extended to support government agencies, medical device manufacturers, and front-line health providers plan for and respond to covid. The Request CovidActNow.org is requesting full-time+ help from experienced leaders in software engineering, UX, data science, and scalable support system design Start date: week of Monday 3/23/20 Availability: between the hours of 8pm - 10pm Specific Needs Product or Program Management: Currently there is a group of about 10 volunteers providing help sporadically, as well as a very rapidly changing set of needs and requests of the tool. CovidActNow.org's biggest area of need is someone able and willing to keep the effort organized & help plan the short/medium term roadmap. Full Stack SWE: There is a website (built with react.js), data pipelines, data visualization and other misc development work that needs to be done. [Data] Science: CovidActNow.org model outputs will be used by government officials and the public to inform crisis response. Ensuring they are accurate, up-to-date, and trustworthy is a key priority. Any scientists who are willing to lend their critical eye and expertise to the modeling effort (keeping in mind that this is a specialist field and CovidActNow.org need to maintain some humility and avoid the Dunning-Kruger effect) would be a huge help. UX Design: The product development team is currently blocked on UX design; CovidActNow.org could really use a strong UX design resource who can work with engineers to design & iterate features fast] Support Systems: CovidActNow.org is getting about 50 inbound emails an hour currently. CovidActNow.org would love someone to set up a basic / pragmatic system to support this flow and route to the appropriate person or team who can help. CovidActNow.org needs to triage for the most important requests first: hospitals, US Gov, and medical device manufacturers. (If this keeps up CovidActNow.org will need a support function)

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San Francisco Earth Day 2020

Earth Day Network

April 19, 2020, 2 p.m. - April 19, 2020, 7 p.m. EDT

UPDATE: WHILE THIS EVENT IS STILL PRESENTLY SCHEDULED, KEEPING EVERYONE SAFE AND HEALTHY FROM CORONAVIRUS AND LIMITING LARGE PUBLIC GATHERINGS TO FLATTEN THE CURVE AND LIMIT SOCIAL SPREAD IS A TOP PRIORITY FOR US AND THE ORGANIZERS AND ORGANIZATIONS HOSTING. PLEASE USE CAUTION, CONSIDER SHIFTING TO REMOTE/VIRTUAL/SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT, AND PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH FOR UPDATES. THANKS. On Sunday, April 19th celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood. Earth Day SF is a free event on Valencia Street between 19th & 21st. The theme for this year’s Earth Day is “The Change is coming”. Dynamic speakers, amazing music, demos, and workshops will go throughout the day with topics including conservation, climate change, recycling, and the intersection of politics, technology, and the environment. Caring about the environment and gaining knowledge about our human impact on the earth is more important than ever. Earth Day San Francisco is working to create our most educational, impactful and festive Earth Day celebration yet. There will be booths by non-profits providing information about environmental causes and solutions to pollution, transportation issues, health care, technology, and the environment and other topics relevant to leading a healthy and meaningful life in the modern age. Earth Day SF provides a platform for compassionate ways to deal with social issues, fact-based science with informative speaker panels throughout the day, cutting edge green technology displays and demos, and non-profits that are working to help sustain the planet.

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Valencia and 20th St.
San Francisco, CA

Go Carbon Neutral

Brightest (Climate)

Flexible times and locations

When we started Brightest we made two simple commitments to ourselves and you: anytime someone completed an act of good or volunteer shift through Brightest, we'd plant a tree. Second, we'd operate as a net zero carbon (CO2) service, offsetting all our servers, travel, and anything else we use to run our website and build our community. Thanks to the commitment of our climate community (and people like you), we've already planted over 10,000 new trees, capturing more than a hundred tons of CO2 this year. All thanks to individual acts of good adding up to big change. Now, with your help, we're taking our tree projects and sustainability commitment to the next level with a new service: a Zero Carbon Living tree-planting offset subscription. Using our existing project and partner infrastructure, each month we plant plant trees and invest in carbon-neutralizing clean energy and waste projects on behalf of our members, then verify the work to report back impact, allowing you to go carbon neutral (or gift zero carbon living to a friend) for less than the price of a weekly coffee ☕ While we don't think this alone will solve the climate crisis (one of the many reasons we provide digital infrastructure and tools to groups like Fridays for Future, XR, and Sunrise Movement), little differences DO add up when we spread the word and work together. To illustrate this, if every Spotify or Netflix customer went carbon-zero, it would carbon offset the environmental footprint of a country the size of Australia or Brazil. If you'd like to help us reach our next planting target of 1 million trees, we'd be extremely grateful, and you can start right here. Your contribution to plant trees and go carbon neutral is tax deductible. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a registered US 501(c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Your contribution to plant trees and offset your carbon footprint with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S law.

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