SEAHEC Future Healthcare Leaders Participate in 2nd Annual Youth & Peace Conference

On March 16th, the Young Medical Educators (YME) Future Healthcare Leaders Club joined with 35 other youth groups in Tucson to raise awareness about bullying, and to promote youth leadership.

PRESENTATIONYME members participated in workshops to learn more about bullying and the use of the Internet and social networks as weapons to torment others.  Workshop leaders included Tucson based health professionals and high school clubs, and featured Alejandro Chavez, grandson of labor organizer Cesar Chavez, as keynote speaker.

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SEAHEC’S Healthy Farms Makes Strides

Healthy Farms Group

This month SEAHEC’s  pilot community health worker training pilot project will wrap up, having recruited and trained 15 farmworkers to provide work place health and safety education. Topics included dealing with workplace injuries, heat and sun safety, cold and flu prevention, First Aid/CPR, and chronic disease management. The trainings also covered children’s health, nutrition and management of stress and depression.

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