UB-education & Health is focused on investing in projects and initiatives in collaboration with academic institutes that improve the quality of education and health in underserved communities. We believe in investing in education as it is the foundation of solving issues in the communities while investing in health prevention and education to improve the quality of health in recruitment of students from underserved communities.
How UB address the issues involving community education and health?
We utilize our dedicated and powerful network of professionals to provide the a foundation for collaboration, sharing ideas, investment and sustainable involvement.
UB Projects & Collaborations
Doctor for a Day Conference
The Doctor for a Day conference provides high school and college students, with an interest in pursuing a medical career, the opportunity to meet with accomplished physicians, medical admission board directors, and medical students from all over the state! Speakers will share their medical career journeys, motivational stories, as well as provide a step-by-step guide on how to successfully prepare for medical school. Interactive sessions will help attendees use their clinical reasoning skills to solve thought provoking medical cases.
It is a collaboration between UB and Georgia State University with representation from all medical schools in the state of Georgia.
Young Physician Initiative
The Young Physicians Initiative provides early and interactive guidance to underserved high school and undergraduate students with academic potential, a commitment to completing college and who have an interest in a career in medicine. Our program leaders are professors, clinical physicians, medical residents and students. YPI is currently serving over 80 students at 4 high schools and 3 universities every month.
The mission of TEDNETS is that education is a universal right that should not be hindered by the Restriction of Geography or the Limitations of Travel. TEDNETS system utilizes state of the art, on-line, meeting technologies that allow real-time, virtual presence between lecturer/speaker and audience or students.
You 4 Prevent
The mission of You 4 Prevent is providing the necessary tools to train everyone to educate people about common health problems in Simple, Clear & Interactive ways. This program will allow everyone to become a health educate and promote preventive medicine in their communities. Several teams of medical and nursing student along pre-med students work in the community at various events and clinic.