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IMSA Social & Discussion on Covid Crisis in India

Event held by IMSA – Indian Medical Student Association on 06/06/2021: The UFCOM chapter of the Indian Medical Student Association (IMSA) held our spring meeting Sunday, June 6th. We discussed the current Covid crisis occurring in India and available officer positions for the next year.

Music Society – Alzheimer’s Disease and Music

Event held by Music Society on 05/24/2021: On 5/24/21 we talked with Aaron Colverson, a 3rd year PhD student in Ethnomusicology, about his research on the link between Alzheimers and music. We learned about the way music and music therapy can assist those who are struggling with illness. Additionally,…

Moment of Silence and Remembrance for the Humanitarian Crisis in Palestine

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 06/02/2021: Coming together for a moment of silence for the humanitarian crisis in Palestine that has recently gained global attention followed by the screening of the “Gaza Fights for Freedom” independent documentary. The event aims to teach us about…

CVSIG: Integrated Vascular Surgery Post Match Panel

Event held by CVSIG – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Interest Group on 05/20/2021: Class of UFCOM 2024 graduate, Akeem Bartley, who recently matched into an integrated vascular surgery program at the University of South Florida discussed his experience with the residency application and interview process! He explained why he…

PathIG – KUT Scope Session

Event held by PathIG – Pathology Interest Group on 06/03/2021: We had a great microscope session with Dr. Clapp. He presented a variety of clinical cases that he has seen in his years of practice as a renal pathologist. We learned how to spot lupus, diabetes, IgA nephropathy, and…

Shoulder Ultrasound

Event held by FMIG – Family Medicine Interest Group on 05/21/2021: The Family Medicine Interest Group, under the guidance of Dr. Asim Merchant, held a hands-on workshop focused on ultrasound of the shoulder (5/21 at 5 PM). Utilizing a portable ultrasound device, Dr. Merchant provided an introduction to ultrasound…

Onc IG: The Path of a Triple Gator to HemeOnc

Event held by OncIG – Oncology Interest Group on 06/02/2021: Join OncIG for a lunch talk with Dr. Jennifer Duff! Dr. Duff is a GI oncologist at the VA here in Gainesville who is both an Associate Professor of Medicine at UFCOM and the Assistant Chief of Medical Service…

AWS – General Body Meeting

Event held by AWS – Association of Women Surgeons on 06/02/2021: For our first general body meeting, AWS held an open forum to discuss goals for our organization and ideas for future events. We also watched “Women in Orthopedic Surgery: Navigating Residency and Parenthood”, a video showcasing several female…