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Airways and Intubation Workshop

Event held by AIG – Anesthesiology Interest Group on 02/26/2019: In this lunch workshop, faculty from the department of anesthesia demonstrated several methods of establishing and maintaining airways, including use of intubation, LMA, or a surgical airway. MS1 and MS2 students were even able to practice using a video…

NIM – Nutritional Strategies for Disease Reversal

Event held by NIM – Nutrition in Medicine on 02/26/2019: Nutrition in Medicine was joined by Dr. Michael Klaper, a physician and national plant-based nutritional educator. Several of the most prevalent chronic health problems seen in health care offices today, such as coronary artery disease and hypertension, are significantly…

Global Surgery and Medicine Interest Group Inaugural Lunch Meeting

Event held by Other on 02/25/2019: GSMIG (Global Surgery and Medicine interest Group) had its inaugural meeting on February 25th from 12-1pm in SLS of HMEB. We provided a brief introduction to our vision for this IG, plans for the future, and had Dr. Robin Petroze with UF Pediatric…

February General Meeting

Event held by GSO – Graduate Student Organization on 02/22/2019: Our February general meeting covered GSO branding and promotional item selection, insufficient student parking, and an overview of upcoming professional development, volunteering, and outreach events.

OSIG – Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Panel

Event held by OSIG – Orthopedic Surgery Interest Group on 02/21/2019: Orthopaedic residents discussed their backgrounds and why they chose to go into orthopaedic surgery. They shared what their lifestyles have been like in residency as well. They answered questions regarding things that could be done during pre-clinical and…

Wellness with MMSA Spring Meeting

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 02/20/2019: Students from UFCOM met with the MMSA to discuss personal wellness, and strategies to promote resilience in their education.

Faith on the Wards: CMA Student Panel

Event held by CMA – Catholic Medical Association on 02/20/2019: Current 3rd and 4th year students shared their experiences and insights on maintaining their spiritual life while navigating clinical rotations.

Research Opportunities

Event held by RIG – Radiology Interest Group on 02/19/2019: Three radiology residents joined us to talk about the Florida Radiology Society and research opportunities available for the summer conference. Additionally, we talked about different career paths in the field of radiology.

COMmunity – Step 1 Struggles and Building Resilience

Event held by Other on 02/18/2019: A few speakers shared their experiences and advice about maintaining wellness and stamina during Dedicated, as well as how to recover and successfully match after a less-than-stellar score. We then discussed various strategies for the MS2's upcoming dedicated Step 1 study period –…

Internal Medicine Resident Panel with IMIG

Event held by IMIG – Internal Medicine Interest Group on 02/18/2019: The Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG) recently held a panel style event featuring residents and interns from the Internal Medicine residency program at UF. UF COM Medical students got the opportunity to ask residents questions about topics ranging…