Sigma Sigma Phi

Sigma Sigma Phi Western University of Health Sciences- Mu Chapter (ΣΣΦ)


Sigma Sigma Phi . (ΣΣΦ). Western University of Health Sciences- Mu Chapter. Officers and Faculty Advisor. Faculty Advisor: Dr. David A. Connett , D.O. President: Joseph Marquez, OMSII Vice President: Tony Hu, OMSII Treasurer: Mohammad Shahshahan , OMSII Secretary: Agnes Kwon, OMSII - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Sigma Sigma Phi Western University of Health Sciences-

Mu Chapter


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Officers and Faculty Advisor

Faculty Advisor: Dr. David A. Connett, D.O.

President: Joseph Marquez, OMSIIVice President: Tony Hu, OMSIITreasurer: Mohammad Shahshahan,

OMSIISecretary: Agnes Kwon, OMSIIService Coordinator: Ryan Nguyen,

OMSIIAdministrative Assistant: Amanda

Yochum, BA

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2013 44 members

2014 42 members

2015 36 members

2016 47 members

2017 ~50 members

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Chapter Goals• To further the Science of Osteopathic Medicine

and its standards of Practice• To preserve the meaning of and encourage

scholastic excellence and community service• To continue a high degree of fellowship among its

students.• To cultivate relationships and understanding

between the student bodies and officials, such as Faculty members of our Colleges

• To foster allegiance to the American Osteopathic Association

• To perpetuate Sigma Sigma Phi by preserving the principles and objectives of the organization

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Appplication Requirements

According to the National Sigma Sigma Phi Constitution:Candidate must have completed at least one

semester of school. Candidate must have a GPA above 3.0

(>85%) to be considered for membership.Membership is limited to 20% of the class.

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Member Requirements .

First and Second year students are required to participate in 20 hours of community service activities per school year.

Members can record 15 “obligated” hours per school year for events in which they are obligated to attend (e.g. being an officer of another club)

Students granted membership in their second year must participate in a total of 40 hours of service by the end of the year, with no more than 20 hours from the first year and no more than than 30 “obligated” hours.

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Application ProcessApplication process takes place only

during the fall semester on the final week before winter break.

SSP admission committee will meet and decisions regarding admission/rejection will be made no later than 14 days after the applications are due.

Notices of acceptance or rejections will be sent out via email.

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Appeals & Induction .

Applicants who are not accepted by the admission committee based on the primary application have 5 days after receiving the notice to appeal.

Induction will occur during the spring semester

All accepted applicants must pay a $70 membership fee prior to induction.

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ExpulsionActive/honorary members may be expelled from SSP and have all rights revoked by the local chapter governing body if any of the following occur:

Failure to comply with rules as laid down by the Constitution & By-laws of the fraternity

Conspiracy against another memberConduct unbecoming of a physician or

memberViolation of Code of Ethics of AOAFailure (<70%) of ANY required course in

the curriculum WITHOUT evidence against personal fault (ex. Death in the family, debilitating health crisis)

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Major Events1. National YMCA Youth Health Day

Done in accordance with the Pomona YMCA

Part of a National Healthy Kids Day

2. Annual CME Silent Charity AuctionRaise money for the charity Mercy House

3. Care Harbor ClinicProvide free health screening and

treatment to the uninsured.

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YMCA National Healthy Kids


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YMCA National

Healthy Kids Day

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CME Silent Charity AuctionAll proceeds go to Mercy House

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Care Harbor LAFor 4 days, this

massive event will transform the LA Sports Arena into the largest free clinic in California.

Medical, dental and optometry schools from the LA area come together to make this happen!

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Care Harbor LA

Provides free medical, dental and vision care prevention resources and follow-up care to thousands of uninsured, underinsured and at risk individuals and families.

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Care Harbor LA

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Care Harbor is LA helping its own…

L.A. Sports Arena Oct 31st – Nov 3rd

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Collaboration between

WesternU, UCLA, USC medical


On site services: Medical, dental,

mammogram, pap smear, Women’s

Health screenings, Educational

Exhibits, Mental Health Counseling, Patient Lectures,

and more

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Tentative Upcoming Service Events

WesternU COMP Membership and Officer Election Pomona Campus and Lebanon Campus

Canned Food Collection for local Food Pantry YMCA Service DayHealth ScreeningsSanta’s WorkshopHigh School Tutoring

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Thank You For Your Time!!Enjoy Vegas!