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Giving Back to the Community With MMSA

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 02/06/2021: MMSA collaborated with the local charity group, Project Downtown Gainesville, to make 120 bagged lunches as well as 100 male and female hygiene kits. UFCOM students worked to make sandwiches and assemble the bagged lunches as well as…

Spirituality In Medicine with Dr. Mustafa Ahmed

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 11/10/2020: The MMSA was introduced and several resources for Muslim Medical students were mentioned. Dr. Ahmed spoke to us about his journey through medicine as a Muslim physician and then the floor was opened up for students to voice…

Wellness with MMSA

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 02/25/2020: MMSA held a meeting on how to stay balanced and focus on wellness during the MS1 organ systems curriculum. We also discussed study strategies for organ systems.

Lunch meeting on Balance

Event held by MMSA – Muslim Medical Student Association on 09/26/2019: MMSA held its first general body meeting to introduce our IG and plans for the semester. We had a guest speaker, Dr. Moiz Mustafa-a pediatric surgeon, discuss how he balances medicine, family and faith.

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.