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PathIG – Gastrointestinal Scope Session

Event held by PathIG – Pathology Interest Group on 09/14/2020: GI histology and basic pathology, presented using live-feed of a microscope camera head was presented by the wonderful 4th year pathology resident, Dr. Cathy Gonsalves. Content was tailored to the current system block of the 2nd year class, with…

Introduction to Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery

Event held by CVSIG – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Interest Group on 09/08/2020: Dr. Kirsten Freeman, a cardiothoracic surgeon, and Dr. Michol Cooper, a vascular surgeon, discussed their experiences in each of their respective fields. This was a Q&A session, and topics discussed included patient care, family life, integrated…

Welcome to PIG

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 09/03/2020: This event was designed to reach out to the first-year medical students about the opportunities PIG has. We also are starting new initiatives to volunteer with kids in the community and get involved in pediatric research that reaches further…

OncIG September meeting

Event held by OncIG – Oncology Interest Group on 09/03/2020: Ever wondered what life is like as an oncologist? Join OncIG on Thursday, September 3rd at noon to learn from Dr. Thomas George about his career in GI Oncology! Dr. George will be telling us about his oncology training,…

Introduction to Anesthesiology

Event held by AIG – Anesthesiology Interest Group on 08/31/2020: Dr. Chris Giordano led a discussion introducing the field of anesthesiology to many of the first and second year medical students. He discussed the role of an anesthesiologist in chronic and acute pain management, the various subspecialties within the…

AMWA- Breastfeeding for beginners

Event held by AMWA – American Medical Women Association on 08/28/2020: Pediatric Interest Group and UFCOM’s American Medical Women’s Association co-hosted the event: Breastfeeding for Beginners. This event featured Neonatologist Dr. Sandra Sullivan, and our fellow MS2, Dr. Sanaz Dovell, as they discussed the important things every provider should…

Robotic Surgery Workshop

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 08/27/2020: Over two sessions on 8/26/20 and 8/27/20, MS1s and MS2s attended a workshop on da Vinci robots and got to test their skills on a training simulator and practice robotic surgery skills on an actual surgical robot.

Bench to Bedside

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 08/21/2020: Bench to bedside is an interactive meeting between all medical students and faculty. Specifically, 3rd-year students practice presenting interesting cases that they have seen on the pediatrics clerkships to faculty and 1st and 2nd students. It is a great…

OSIG Resident Panel: Tips for success on the wards

Event held by OSIG – Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group on 07/30/2020: This meeting was a resident panel discussion with current orthopaedic residents and a Foot & Ankle faculty member about timely topics for rising 3rd years: do’s/don’ts for third year rotations, tips/tricks for successfully navigating surgery/ortho rotations/Sub-Is; and rising…

SSIG Cardiothoracic Surgery Talk by Dr. Eric Jeng

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 05/19/2020: Dr Eric Jeng gave us a talk about heart failure and an introduction to ventricular assist devices and ECMO. He also shared how and why he chose his field, what kinds of cases he does, and how we…