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Welcome Orientation

Students gathered together to welcome all new incoming PhD, Masters, and MD/PhD students.

Bench to Bedside- Peds Immunology

Peds IG had the third lunch talk in our Bench to Bedside series, sponsored by the Pediatrics Department! MS3, Sabikha Alam, presented a case on a patient with SCID and Dr. Elder discussed the latest research in the field.

MSFC Contraceptives Information Dinner

UF COM’s MSFC Chapter was honored to host a wonderful speaker and educator from the Planned Parenthood office here in Alachua County for a dinner meeting on Tuesday, February 11. She presented information on many types of contraceptives, and answered all of our questions and provided very relevant clinical information…

MMSA – Special Considerations with Muslim Patients

Dr Mustafa Ahmed (Cardiology) and Dr Maryam Rahman (Neurosurgery) discussed some special considerations when interacting with Muslim patients. The talk began with a basic introduction to Islam, continued with some helpful tips when examining a Muslim patient and even included some case presentations.

Future of Radiology Discussion

The Radiology interest group hosted a discussion on the future of radiology and interventional radiology in particular. Dr. Drane, Wymer and Tabriz spoke at length about what the future holds for the field, especially with changes occurring in the residency programs and how these will have a impact to specialty…

IMIG Meeting with Dr. Julia Close, UF Health Hematology and Oncology

Dr. Julia Close, from the Hematology-Oncology division of the Internal Medicine Department, came to speak to IMIG about how she chose to be an oncologist. We heard some touching stories about her patients with lung cancer, and we learned how to stay grounded as we go through our careers.

Resident Panel Discussion

The Radiology Interest Group hosted a panel discussion with five of UF’s radiology residents. The event provided a opportunity for students to ask questions about the process of getting into radiology residency, and to learn what attracted the participants to this field. The panel also allowed medical students to ask…

Screening for Gun Violence

Dr. Lawrence Edwards and a representative from the National Physicians Alliance talked to students about the risks of gun ownership and how physicians should manage those risks in patients who have access to firearms.

What is Rheumatology?

Dr. Paulette Hahn and Dr. Lawrence Edwards came to speak about rheumatology, autoimmune disorders, and their careers in internal medicine. We enjoyed hearing their stories while filling up on Big Lou’s pizza!…

Disparities in HIV/AIDS lunch talk with Dr. Cook

The SNMA and AMSA partnered to sponsor a lunch talk with Dr. Cook about disparities in HIV/AIDS. Dr. Cook talked to us about the history of HIV/AIDS in the United States and then led a very interesting discussion with us about disparities in access to diagnoses, treatment, and care related…