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Interest Group Fair 2019

Along with the Orientation Committee, the MCC held this year’s Interest Group Fair where incoming medical students can interact with IG leaders and learn more about their respective groups.

Pulmonary Case Presentations with SSIG

Event held by SSIG – Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group on 03/28/2019: MS1s are currently in their respiratory block, so we will have 2 pulmonary case presentations given by thoracic surgeons to encourage MS1s to apply the knowledge they have gained during lecture to pertinent case presentations. This will occur…

OSIG- Panel with MS4s post Match Day

Event held by OSIG – Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group on 03/27/2019: After a 7 of out 7 match day for UF’s Class of 2019, we invited a few MS4s to come share their experience throughout medical school and how they prepared to match into Orthopedic Surgery. Topics discussed include…

MMIG – Navy Medicine: A Neurosurgeon’s Experience with Dr. Fox

Event held by MMIG – Military Medicine Interest Group on 03/21/2019: Navy Medicine, A Neurosurgeon’s Experience and Perspective presented by W. Christopher Fox, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and retired U.S. Navy Neurosurgeon. After training, Dr. Fox served from 2010-13 as an active duty neurosurgeon in the United States…

Pediatric Cardiology with Dr. Saidi

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 03/20/2019: Dr. Saidi spoke to us about her career in Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology. We learned about the path she took and about the fields themselves. Dr. Saidi also gave us great advice about good habits we…

Neurology with Dr. Wilson

Event held by SIGN – Student Interest Group in Neurology on 03/18/2019: Dr. Wilson came in to present interesting cases regarding stroke. We had an interactive discussion on patient presentation and symptoms, radiology, and treatments.

Dispelling common myths about adoption

Event held by MGFL – Medical Gators for Life on 03/15/2019: Jerry Callens, Director of Christian Family Services, held a Q&A about adoption and led an interactive discussion on the pressures faced by women in crisis pregnancies.

SIMS – Respiratory Simulation

Event held by Other on 03/13/2019: We held our first evening to practice working through a respiratory simulation case as well as intubation techniques that related to the case.

Matching in Urology!

Event held by UIG – Urology Interest Group on 03/12/2019: Fourth year medical student, Sharon Lo, gave a presentation about her medical school experience and how she became interested in urology throughout her four years at UFCOM. Her talk outlined what medical students are recommended to get involved in…

International Women’s Day Lunch

Event held by GSO – Graduate Student Organization on 03/08/2019: March 8th is International Women's day. The 2019 theme Think equal, build smart, innovate for change focuses on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in the areas of social protection…