UW LEAH Seeking Parents and Teens for Health Advisory Boards

UW LEAH (Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) is a Fellowship Program, which trains leaders in adolescent health who are working in the fields of medicine, nutrition, social work, psychology and nursing. They are recruiting for both a Parent and a Teen Advisory Board. 

For the Parent Advisory Board, they are seeking a diverse group of parents interested in leadership opportunities and improving adolescent health care. The Board will meet 8-11 times each year and will:

  • Collaborate with healthcare providers and teens
  • Educate health providers about the parent experience
  • Create and develop projects related to improving teen healthcare
  • Discuss topics such as:
    • Mental health and stress
    • Substance use and abuse
    • Healthy lifestyles
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Confidentiality and your rights  
The Teen Advisory Board will advise adolescent healthcare providers across multiple fields including medicine, nutrition, social work, psychology and nursing.  Share your perspective and help to improve healthcare for teens. The board will meet monthly at Seattle Children’s hospital to:
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers
  • Gain valuable leadership experience
  • Earn community service hours
  • Educate health providers about the teen experience
  • Create and develop projects related to improving teen healthcare
  • Discuss topics such as:
    • Mental health and stress
    • Substance use and abuse
    • Healthy lifestyles
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Confidentiality and your rights

Applications for both boards are available at: http://depts.washington.edu/uwleah/ and are due by January 6, 2021 at 6 PM

See the attached fliers for more information.

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