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A Career in Radiation Oncology

Dr. Yeung and two Radiation Oncology residents discussed the role of Radiation Oncology as part of the interdisciplinary approach to cancer treatment, the various treatment modalities, and what a typical day looks like for a resident and attending.

Bench to Bedside- Nephrology

In our 2nd Bench to Bedside lunch meeting this year, sponsored by the Pediatrics Department, Claudia Phen (MS3) did a case presentation on one of her pediatric patients. Dr. Upadhyay, pediatric nephrologist, then discussed relevant research and current guidelines regarding systemic lupus erythematosus and its nephrologic effects.

Peds Neurology Lunch Meeting

Dr. Carney, pediatric neurologist and epileptologist, presented a lunch talk about the quickly expanding field of pediatric neurology and discussed some of the newest research and developments in the field.

Dr. Byars Lunch Talk

Dr. Byars described her decision to pursue both a Psychiatry residency and a Neurology residency. She talked about the similarities and differences of both fields and how she integrates two fields into one.

Impairment & You

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.

PharmFree Presentation

Teddy Fagrelius, one of AMSA’s national PharmFree representatives, visited the College of Medicine on November 5th to talk to students about conflict of interest and the relationship between physicians and pharmaceutical companies. He discussed some of the studies that demonstrated pharmaceutical influences on practicing physicians and talked about the PharmFree…

Pumpkin Carving at Lake Alice

Several medical students gathered around Lake Alice before sunset to carve pumpkins and share Halloween treats.

Peds IG Child Life Halloween Event

Peds IG visited the kids on the pediatric floor at Shands to hang out, play games, and do Halloween crafts! Photo Credit: Hunter Pattison…

SNMA and Peds IG Weight of the Nation Screening

The SNMA and the Peds Interest Group joined to host a screening of HBO and the Institute of Medicine’s documentary “the Weight of the Nation”. We watched the fourth part of the documentary which focuses on the beginnings of the obesity epidemic and some innovative ideas for improving the health…