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Head and Neck Radiology with Dr. Wright

Event held by RIG – Radiology Interest Group on 02/26/2021: Talk with Dr. Wright about the field of Radiology and a few review of cases he has seen in his neuro radiology rotation.

FMIG – What I wish I Knew Before Starting Third Year

Event held by FMIG – Family Medicine Interest Group on 02/11/2021: The Family Medicine Interest Group hosted a panel of third and fourth year medical students. They described their experiences during clinical clerkships and answered questions for students in their preclinical years.

Giving Back to the Community With MMSA

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 02/06/2021: MMSA collaborated with the local charity group, Project Downtown Gainesville, to make 120 bagged lunches as well as 100 male and female hygiene kits. UFCOM students worked to make sandwiches and assemble the bagged lunches as well as…

CMDA – Talk with Dr. Diane Howell

Event held by CMDA – Christian Medical and Dental Association on 02/05/2021: Dr. Diane Howell is a Pediatrician and a faculty member at UF COM. She is a double gator as she completed both her undergraduate degree and medical education at UF. She shared how she became a medical…

OncIG- Lunch meeting

Event held by OncIG – Oncology Interest Group on 02/04/2021: Dr. Julia Close, a hematologist/oncologist here at UF, talked to OncIG about her journey to becoming a physician and what her everyday life is like in her roles in education and patient care. She also shared her hobbies and…

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community

Event held by HQA – HealthQueer Alliance on 02/02/2021: HQA heard from a panel of mental health professionals involved with the LGBTQ+ community. We discussed mental health disparities and what we should know in our future careers to better understand and advocate for our patients. The panel was moderated…

Thyroid Surgery with Dr Moore

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 01/20/2021: Dr Moore, UF’s very own endocrine surgeon and one of America’s top doctors, talked to us about the history of endocrine surgery and advances over the years. Topics included parathyroid, thyroid, and adrenal surgeries. We also got to…

Optimizing Care of HIV-Positive Patients in Alachua County

Event held by HQA – HealthQueer Alliance on 01/20/2021: Equal Access Clinic Network (EACN) and HealthQueer Alliance (HQA) hosted a session led jointly by Dr. Jennifer Janelle, a respected member of our faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine, and by Gay Koehler Sides, MPH, CPH,…

Inequities in Pediatric Practice

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 01/05/2021: Dr. Parker discussed the inequities she has seen in pediatric care over her career. These ranged from low SES impacting a family’s ability to afford care to the literacy of patients and their caretakers. We want to start 2021…