January 5th 2016 - #16-1

SoM Community News and Happenings

SPRING TUITION & FEES:  Aid distribution this week.  Late fees in effect Monday, January 11th

SCAM ALERT:  Delete emails from “WVU HonorSociety.org .  This is a scam.

HSC COMPUTER PROGRAM SURVEY REQUEST for all students and will remain open through January 18th.  Please take a few minutes to participate at https://sole.hsc.wvu.edu/Survey/1975/ResponsesProtected/SurveyIntro?InstanceID=417508

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ANNUAL TALENT SHOW! Monday, March 21, 2016; 6:30pm, Okey Patteson Auditorium.  Please join us for this philanthropic event to support your talented classmates & receive an hour of community service!

Events

Student Services Calendar

Gold Humanism Week:  February 15-19, 2016. 
CLASS OF 2016 MATCH WEEK:  March 14-18, 2016.
CLASS OF 2018 WHITE COAT CEREMONY:  Saturday, March 19, 10-1 pm, Morgantown Event Center.
ANNUAL TALENT SHOW! Monday, March 21, 2016; 6:30pm, Okey Patteson Auditorium. 
AOA Day:  Friday, April 1, 2016.
EASTERN CAMPUS OPEN HOUSE:  April 9, 2016.
GRADUATION WEEKEND CLASS OF 2016:  MAY 13-15, 2016. 
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TAILGATE:  October 1, 2016

What’s Happening – Morgantown

OBGYN INTEREST GROUP:  Thursday, Jan. 7 12:30 room 1909 HSCN.  RSVP by Jan 5 at 3:30 to ensure lunch. http://goo.gl/forms/Gb2pMlP38n Questions?  Iqra Sheikh

MS4 Class of 2016

RSVP REQUESTED:  GTR 4 – The Match & SOAP:  Please RSVP our desire to attend one of these sessions StudentServicesMedicine@hsc.wvu.edu  – note date and campus.  Thursday, January 28, 4-5 pm. 

MS3 Class of 2017

CAPS notifications will be posted to your E*Value record as needed no later than Thursday, January 7th.

GLOBAL HEALTH ROTATION APPLICATIONS for all third year students are now being received.  Deadline Monday, January 18, 5 pm.

M4 SCHEDULING ORIENTATION will be held on Monday, Feb 1, 10:30-noon, 1905 HSN.  MANDATORY ATTENDANCE to discuss 4th year requirements and scheduling. 

RURAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM APPLICATIONS:  Deadline January 15, 2016; contact Holly Maroon.   

MS2 Class of 2018

STILL NEEDED:  M2 CAMTASIA WORKSTUDY POSITION: If we are unable to fill the second position we may be unable to record all lectures.  Email Pam ASAP!

CAPS notifications will be posted to your E*Value record as needed no later than Thursday, January 7th.

THIRD YEAR SCHEDULING CLASS MEETING:  Thursday, January 14, 2-5 pm.  ATTENDANCE REQUIRED for all students beginning third year in the 2015-2016 academic year.

WHITE COAT TRY-ON:  Thursday, January 14, 1-2 pm, JJ #2.  Alumni Office will be there to size your white coat so they can place the order for the White Coat Ceremony.  Make every effort to stop by to complete this task.

STEP 1 APPLICATION Deadline March 15.  Bring your completed photo form to Student Services for processing and certified mailing.  (print name on the back of the photo before attaching) 

WHITE COAT DATES:  January 14 – coat try on; January 25 – parents’ addresses to Gina; March 14 noon – White Coat meeting; March 18 3-4 pm – White Coat Rehearsal; March 19, 10 am CEREMONY. 

EASTERN OPEN HOUSE for M2 students is now scheduled for Friday, Mar. 25th, 9:30am to 3:00pm.  Students will tour the Eastern Division, meet our current students and have a hospital tour and participate in Friday Education.   

MS1 Class of 2019

LAST CALL - SNOWBALL!!!  Saturday 1/16/2016,Hotel Morgan Ballroom, Semi-Formal, 6:00 p.m. Cash Bar & Hor d'oeuvres, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, 8:00 p.m. Dance. You and one guest invited.    $30.00 per person.  RSVP Payment on e-Commerce by 1/11/2016http://epay.wvsto.com/WVU/WVUMDGraduateVerification/SnowBall-C2.aspx

GLOBAL HEALTH TRACK APPLICATIONS for first year students are now being received.  Deadline Monday, January 18, 5 pm.

SUMMER EXPERIENCES Class meeting! ATTENDANCE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.  Wednesday, January 13, 3-4 pm, room 1905. 

EASTERN OPEN HOUSE:  Save the Date.  April 9, 2016.  8:00am to 1:30pm. 

What’s Happening – Charleston

KANAWHA COUNTY HARM REDUCTION CLINIC SUPPLY DRIVE!!  We will be collecting cotton balls, brown paper bags, alcohol swabs, tourniquets, laundry and fabric softener containers (rinsed and dried out). There is a box in the 3rd floor lounge by the microwave where you can drop off the items. These donations can be tracked as community service per the donations policy listed on SOLE. Please email Michelle Angeline at mraney1@mix.wvu.edu or Blair Saul at bcsaul@mix.wvu.edu with any questions.

MANNA MEAL St. John's Episcopal Church 1105 Quarrier Street.

CHASM starts the Sojourner’s Women’s Shelter.  If you haven't already, please review the CHASM volunteer modules on the CHASM website.  http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/charleston/student-services/chasm/.  Sign-up by emailing me at cmpaluskievicz@mix.wvu.edu.

MS4 Class of 2016

RSVP REQUESTED:  GTR 4 – The Match & SOAP:  Please RSVP our desire to attend one of these sessions StudentServicesMedicine@hsc.wvu.edu  – note date and campus.  Thursday, January 28, 4-5 pm. 

MS3 Class of 2017

CAPS notifications will be posted to your E*Value record as needed no later than Thursday, January 7th.

GLOBAL HEALTH ROTATION APPLICATIONS for all third year students are now being received.  Deadline Monday, January 18, 5 pm.

What’s Happening – Eastern

SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES needed- Wed. Jan. 13th-  8:30 am- If you can come for part of the time, that would be appreciated.    Contact- John Berry, Martinsburg South Middle School, mailto:jberry@k12.wv.us. Community Service hours.  

YELLOW DOT:  Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center are requiring a yellow dot on your ID badge to indicate that you have received your flu shot.  Please pick this up from the Student Services Office, as you return for your rotations here. 

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR STEPPING STONES – There is a donation bag in the Student Services Office for donations of personal hygiene items, socks, blankets, gloves, snacks and other non-perishable items.  

M2 EASTERN OPEN HOUSE: Friday, March 25th.  9:30am to 3:00pm.  Students will tour the Eastern Division, meet our current students and have a hospital tour and participate in Friday Education.   

M1 EASTERN OPEN HOUSE:  Save the Date.  April 9, 2016.  8:00am to 1:30pm.   We will be hosting a faculty development session, and Poster session.   We hope everyone will be able to make it.  

EASTERN DIVISION STREET MEDICINE PROGRAM:  Questions?  Contact Josh Roach or Rebecca Furby.  Street Rounds – Tuesdays.  Immanuel’s House – Mondays.  Reserve a time through the Stepping Stones website.   

MS4 Class of 2016

Please complete your MSIV Rotation evaluations in E*value.  Your feedback is needed!

RSVP REQUESTED:  GTR 4 – The Match & SOAP:  Please RSVP our desire to attend one of these sessions StudentServicesMedicine@hsc.wvu.edu  – note date and campus.  Thursday, January 28, 4-5 pm. 

MS3 Class of 2017

 JANUARY BOOT CAMP PART 2 & GTR WEEK - Jan. 4- 8th WELCOME BACK!  Plan accordingly for the Module switch, clerkship overviews, scheduling and skill labs for your new module. 

CAPS notifications will be posted to your E*Value record as needed no later than Thursday, January 7th.

GLOBAL HEALTH ROTATION APPLICATIONS for all third year students are now being received.  Deadline Monday, January 18, 5 pm.

Eastern Panhandle Medical Society- Wed. Jan. 13th, , Holiday Inn, Martinsburg, registration, 6:30- Lecture. 7:30-dinner/meeting. Topic: “Improving Patient Interviewing: Techniques Helping You and Your Patient”,  Speaker Jon Vlasnik, PharmD, BCPS Boehringer-Ingleheim.  Please rsvp to Tracy Crawford-Starliper by Jan. 11th if you plan to attend.   tcrawf@wvuhealthcare.co

Jefferson Medical Center has a new Wellness Center, and students are welcome to use the facilities.  Please pick up an application form from the Student Services Office.  

IMPORTANT UPCOMING CAREER COUNSELING DATES:

M4- Scheduling Meeting- February, Eastern Campus, Date and Time, TBA
GTR#1- Friday, April 22nd, 2016- noon, MDTV to Eastern Campus
GTR#2-June/July/Aug.- Meetings with Dr. C for CV, Personal Statement, and Specialty choices discussion. 
GTR#3- Sept/Oct- Eastern Mock Interviews by appointment, or can participate in Morgantown or Charleston if rotating there when offered.  
GTR#4- Jan. 2016- Video Conference presentation available on all campuses: Match and SOAP review.