Our AMA chapter and the Office of Medical Education hosted a lunch talk about medical licensing, physician impairment, the Board of Medicine, and the Professionals Resource Network. The talk was let by fourth-year student Frank Walch, a student member of the PRN Board of Directors. 31 students were in attendance.
7 of our student members made candy-free goodie bags for kids in the UF Health Pediatrics Unit. They also brought construction paper, crayons, stickers, glitter, etc. to help the kids make Halloween cards for their family and friends.
Our AMA chapter organized UF COM participation in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. This year 8 students walked, and our team raised $191 thanks to donations from students, faculty, family, and friends.
Our Back to School Banquet hosted American Medical Association President Jeremy Lazarus, MD, Alachua County Medical Society President Christopher Cogle, MD, university faculty and administrators, and first, second, third and fourth year medical students. Held during the first month of the 2012-2013 academic year, this was one of the first…