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Activity Report

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…

Talk with a Neonatologist/Lactation Specialist

Event held by AMWA – American Medical Women Association on 10/13/2021: Dr. Sullivan talked to AMWA members about her career as a neonatologist, her interests, and how she achieves a good work-life balance! She also talked about what led her to become certified as a lactation specialist and how…

Lunch and Neurodivergence with “Twice Exceptional”

Event held by SPNIE – Students Promoting Neurodiverse Inclusion and Equity on 10/15/2021: We met for a group reading and discussion of “Twice Exceptional” by Kassiane A Sibley. This essay describes some of the experiences of a neurodivergent person in higher education. The brief essay was emailed to participants…

CMA – End of Life Discussion

Event held by CMA – Catholic Medical Association on 10/12/2021: Fr. Gabriel Ghanoum is a hospital chaplain, psychologist, lecturer, and expert on palliative care who runs a No One Dies Alone program in South Florida and has played an important role in connecting family members with COVID patients in…

Health Advocacy and Policy

Event held by FMIG – Family Medicine Interest Group on 10/14/2021: Dr. Grant Harrell spoke to us about ways in which primary care physicians can get involved in engaging local communities, promoting health equity, and advocating for health policy change at the local and state level.

SMIG: How to reach the Sports Medicine Fellowship

Event held by SMIG – Sports Medicine Interest Group on 10/13/2021: Dr. Jason Zaremski, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician who specializes in sports medicine, joined us to give a presentation on how to get to a sports medicine fellowship.

First Trimester Ultrasound

Event held by ObGyn – Ob/Gyn Interest Group on 10/13/2021: The OBGYN Interest Group hosted Dr. Patricia Moser, a diagnostic radiologist, who spoke to the group about reading First Trimester Ultrasounds!…

Fall Semester MS2 Class Check-In

Event held by Other on 10/11/2021:   The MS2 class leaders will be holding semester lunch check-ins with the class. Stop by for some food and to chat about how your MS2 experience has been so far.

Dermatologic Conditions in Primary Care

Event held by DIG – Dermatology Interest Group on 09/22/2021: This talk discussed the most common dermatologic concerns brought to primary care physicians (seborrheic keratosis, sebaceous hyperplasia, lipoma, atypical nevi, etc). This presentation was directed at students in their clerkships who might have patients presenting with dermatologic concerns.