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Psychiatry IG Meeting Social

Event held by PsychIG – Psychiatry Interest Group on 11/12/2020: Dr. Averbuch is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, and our IG leader Dr. Mariam Rahmani is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. We also had Dr. Uma Suryadevara, a geriatric psychiatrist, Dr.

Family Medicine Resident Panel

Event held by FMIG – Family Medicine Interest Group on 11/12/2020: The Family Medicine Interest Group hosted a panel with Dr. Herndon and Dr. Phillips, who are currently a part of UF’s Residency Program. They shared what drew them to the field of family medicine and their advice for…

Med/Peds with Dr. Saidi

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 11/12/2020: Dr. Saidi spoke about her experience and why Med/Peds can be beneficial to some people over a pediatric residency!…

Lunch and Learn with Neurosurgeon Dr. Stephanie Adamczk

Event held by AMWA – American Medical Women Association on 11/09/2020: Dr. Stephanie Adamczak, MD, PhD, is a PGY-7 resident in neurosurgery. She is currently completing a fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery before her graduation from residency. She joined AMWA on Nov 9th for a lunch meeting to answer questions…

Trans Awareness Month: Providing Transgender Healthcare for Youth

Event held by HQA – HealthQueer Alliance on 11/09/2020: HQA heard from Dr. Kristin Dayton, a pediatric endocrinologist here at UF, about providing affirmative care for transgender youth. Dr. Dayton did her Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship here at UF and is now head of the UF Youth…

Intro to GSMIG

Event held by GSMIG – Global Surgery and Medicine Interest Group on 10/27/2020: In this meeting, UF pediatric surgeon Dr. Petroze spoke about her involvement in global health endeavors and gave us guidance on how to engage in sustainable global health partnerships as future physicians. She also spoke to…

CIG – Find Your Path with Dr. Suzy Feigofsky

Event held by CIG on 10/26/2020: The Cardiology Interest Group in partnership with the Alumni Association chatted with Dr. Suzy Feigofsky, an electrophysiologist, about finding your path in medicine. Dr. Feigofsky serves on leadership boards for both the American Board of Internal Medicine and American College of Cardiology. She…

COMmunity – Staying Connected in COVID

Event held by COMmunity on 10/19/2020: Upperclassmen shared their stories about staying connected to friends and family throughout COVID and how they dealt with feelings of loneliness. We brainstormed with the group on how to maintain a sense of community while prioritizing safety in the coming months.

MSFC Women’s Health Resident Q&A

Event held by MSFC – Medical Students for Choice on 10/15/2020: In our first meeting of the semester, OB/GYN intern and UFCOM graduate, Erika Wert, discussed her experiences providing women non-judgmental care and counseling on abortion. She also spoke with students about abortion stigma and how abortion fits into…

Intermittent Fasting with Dr. Anton

Event held by NIM – Nutrition in Medicine on 10/15/2020: Dr. Stephen Anton, Chief of the Clinical Research Division at the UF Department of Aging and Geriatric Research and UF’s leading authority on intermittent fasting, spoke on the mechanisms and health effects of intermittent fasting, comparison with other dietary…