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Pediatrics Halloween

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.

Light the Night Walk

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.

OB/GYN-Introduction to OB/GYN

An introduction to the field of ob/gyn by a panel of three ob/gyn faculty members. Subspecialties in OB/GYN were introduced, including, gynecologic oncology, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and maternal-fetal medicine.

Breast Cancer Workshop

25 first and second year students gathered for lunch as one of our classmates shared her experience with breast cancer in her family, followed by several brief discussions of breast cancer cases led by Dr.Duff.

Careers in Internal Medicine with Dr. Hromas

Dr. Robert Hromas, the Chair of Medicine, gave a lunch talk on his experiences as an internal medicine doctor. He told a gripping story about a patient whose life he saved multiple times. We learned about aspects of medicine not taught in any lecture, and many students were inspired to…

Ophthalmology Interest Group Meeting

Dr. Matthew Gray, a cornea fellow, came to speak to interested MS1 and MS2 students about ophthalmology. He gave an overview of the field, and answered general questions that students had such as length of residency, competitiveness, lifestyle, salary, etc.

Primary Care Week – NHSC Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs Talk

The Primary Care week events continued today with a talk about the Scholarship and Loan Repayment programs offered by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Dr. Robert Hatch and Dr. Grant Harrell addressed a group of students interested in primary care, discussing and answering questions about the programs that the…

Peds IG Introductory Meeting

PedsIG had an introductory meeting to orient the members and outline all the opportunities we have for the upcoming year: research, shadowing, future meetings and talks, and new volunteering. We also answered questions and discussed some new ideas for potential projects with the interest group.

HAMSA’s first meeting

During our first HAMSA meeting of the year we discussed our past experiences and our plans for the year-Downtown Latino Festival Health Fair, Migrant Worker Health Fair., etc. Dr. Dominguez, our guest speaker, talked about her experience as an internist at Shands and giving us tips on how to be…