Medical College Council Meeting Minutes 10.01.08

MCC General Body Meeting Minutes
Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008.
Time:12 PM
Location: C1-15
  • Dr. Kyle Rarey – MCC Advisor
  • Sherita Holmes – President
  • John Martino – Vice President
  • Bethany Milliron – Treasurer
  • Chad Durgin – Assistant Treasurer
  • Jenna Maas – Student Organizatoin Coordinator
  • Menna Haider – Secretary
Student Organizations
  • AAMC
  • AHMA – American Holistic Medicine Association
  • AMA – American Medical Association
  • AMSA – American Medical Student Association
  • AMWA – American Medical Womens Association
  • AIG – Anesthesiology Interest Group
  • APSA – American Physician Scientist Association
  • CMDA – Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • CNP – Clinical Neuroscience Pathway
  • EAC – Equal Access Clinic
  • EMSA – Emergency Medicine Student Association
  • GSO – Graduate Student Organization
  • FMIG – Family Medicine Interest Group
  • HAMSA – Hispanic American Medical Student Association
  • HOA – Health Outreach Assembly
  • IMIG – Internal Medicine Interest Group
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Maimonides Society
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Interst Group
  • Orthopaedics Interest Group
  • PASS- Physician Assistant Student Society
  • Pathology Interest Group
  • Pediatrics Interest Group
  • Psychiatry IG
  • Student Government Senator
  • SIGN
  • SNMA
  • Surgical Subspecialties
  • UFCOM 2009 Class Representative
  • UFCOM 2010 Class Representative
  • UFCOM 2011 Class Representative
  • UFCOM 2012 Class Representative
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Novak, Associate Dean for Medical Education
Old Business
  • President’s Review of Officer Training
  • Submit contracts for non-UF employees involved in organization activities.
  • Submit permit for on campus organization events, excluding lunch meetings. Office of Student Activities, 330 JWRU, 392-1655. Director of Student Activities, Beth Waltrip (, Assistant Director of Student Activities, Shontae Khaleel White ( Communication Chair will add links on MCC website
  • President Review of Alumni Barbeque on September 27, 2008
  • Positive feedback concerning MCC attendance and support
  • Coordinator: Reminder to all organizations to submit Monthly Report Form
New Business
  • SAR submission to Assistant Treasurer
  • Please submit your SAR with receipt to Chad Durgin before October 8 in order to submit requests to SG on your organization’s behalf.
  • Fourth Year MCC Representative discussed funding for renovating the MS3/MS4 lounge as well as the Blue Room. With the support of Dr. Rarey, Dr. Good and other UFCOM administrators, the Alumni Association approved these two projects.
  • Third Year MCC Representative discussed establishing a resource library for students in each rotation.
  • MCC Tailgate Social Tentatively scheduled on October 25, 2008. MCC will be joined by the SGO and PASS.
  • MCC Meeting Lecture Series. Please contact any of the MCC officers with suggestions concerning guest speakers. MCC is already working on a Medical Economics lecture and Mediacl Research lecture concerning transitioning from the bench to the bedside.
  • Dr. Novak: Introduction to the Office of Medical Education responsibilities. Current Projects: Continue to support and develop an effective free printing system to the students; Clinical faculty are no longer able to research student’s grades on rotations
  • MS2 CSE Exam: develop a better timeline to ensure students are well prepared with the necessary skills to succeed
  • Curriculum Reform: Developing budget plans that will support curriculum reform, integrate basic science and clinical experience throughout the four years of medical education, Continue to develop a balanced manner to assess students by considering grade performance as well as competencies. Introduce more education concerning preventative medicine.
Next MCC General Body Meeting: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 in
C1-15 at 12pm. Organization presidents and treasurers must attend