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Introduction to Rhinology with Dr Lobo

Event held by ENTIG – ENT Interest Group on 11/09/2021: Dr. Lobo gave a talk geared towards 1st and 2nd-year students who are getting introduced into the field of ENT, specifically relating to his subspeciality of rhinology and sinus surgery.

Career As a Nephrologist

Event held by IMIG – Internal Medicine Interest Group on 11/08/2021: Looking to explore the subspecialties of Internal Medicine? Join IMIG for a discussion with Dr. Parta Hatamizadeh, a practicing nephrologist at UF Health. He will discuss his experiences in IM residency and Nephrology fellowship, as well as provide…

Neurodivergence and the Holidays

Event held by SPNIE – Students Promoting Neurodiverse Inclusion and Equity on 11/08/2021: We hosted a private practice psychiatrist, Dr. David Cremer (child, adolescent, adult, and addictions), to talk to students about how to advocate for themselves or other neurodiverse family members during the holiday season when visiting family!…

Immigrant Healthcare during COVID-19

Event held by AMA – American Medical Association on 10/27/2021: The student chapter of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Immigrant Health Advocacy Interest group (IHAIG) hosted Alexis Pierce, a senior attorney within the AMA Division of Legislative Counsel. Ms. Pierce focuses on multiple areas of health law…

OSIG: Taking a Research Year for the Orthopaedic Surgery Match

Event held by OSIG – Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group on 10/28/2021: Join second-year (PGY-2) orthopaedic surgery resident Dr. Andrew Harris for a discussion on his experience doing a research year. Dr. Harris attended medical school at UFCOM, did his research year with the Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics Department, and subsequently…

DIG: Benign Skin Lesions

Event held by DIG – Dermatology Interest Group on 10/27/2021: Dr. Montanez will present an interactive talk on some of the more common benign skin lesions you are likely to see on your clerkships. This will also serve as a great introduction to dermatology if you are interested in…

IMSA General Body Meeting

Event held by IMSA – Indian Medical Student Association on 09/27/2021: First IMSA Meeting of the semester! We discussed open positions for the executive board, planning for events such as Garba, Holi, dance workshops, and other cultural programming, as well as ideas for panels/discussions for upcoming interest groups meetings.

A Look Into Ophthalmology

Event held by OphthoIG – Ophthalmology Interest Group on 10/11/2021: Dr. Jinghua Chen, a vitreoretinal specialist, and ophthalmology resident Dr. Nick Garson, will give a broad overview of the exciting world of ophthalmology, describe their paths, and showcase the many opportunities within the field! This talk is perfect for…

Anesthesiology Airway Management Workshop

Event held by AIG – Anesthesiology Interest Group on 10/19/2021: Dr. Giordano and the Department of Anesthesia faculty members hosted an airway management workshop for the Anesthesiology Interest Group. Students enjoyed rotating through interactive stations where they practiced intubation, direct laryngoscopy, cricothyrotomy, and bag-valve mask ventilation.

CIG- Read Your Own Rhythm

Event held by CIG – Cardiology Interest Group on 10/18/2021: Electrocardiograms (aka ECGs or EKGs) are notorious for causing supraventricular arrhythmias in medical students at the thought of reading them. The Cardiology Interest Group held a meeting to learn the basics of reading a normal EKG rhythm with the…