October 25th 2016 - #16-43

SoM Community News and Happenings

FRIDAY - WELLNESS EVENT M2 CLASS SPONSORED – ALL STUDENTS INVITED!  Come mingle with your fellow professional school students at the 2nd Annual Professional School Halloween Costume Party at JAMESON'S (21+). Dress up in your best costume and enjoy some delicious food and great dancing with a DJ. Friday October 28, 9PM.    RSVP Here   Jameson's Halloween Party

HSC LIBRARY TEMPORARY CLOSURE:  The HSC library will be closed due to construction October 29 & 30th

PALS TUTORING ROOM CHANGE for October 30 ONLY.  Moved to the following rooms on the south side 7th floor: 7601, 7605, 7606, 7607, 7608 and 7609.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION HAPPENINGS:  Check out this announcement link which contains all the many upcoming Student Organization activities.  Remember to RSVP accordingly.

HSC PRT CRAM!  Mountaineer week activities come to the HSC November 4! 

FAFSA DRAWING:  Chance to win $1000.  Deadline December 31

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS POETRY WRITING COMPETITION.  Deadline December 31st

BRAday:  The WVU Cancer Institute sponsors many different events to raise breast cancer awareness and increase education to breast cancer patients and survivors. Here is more information about #theBRAday and how you can contribute to breast cancer and reconstruction awareness!  Questions?  Rachael Essig

SPRING REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS come to class emails the first week of November; tuition payments due December 18.  Check your MIX/STAR accounts for any financial aid issues or University holds that will prevent your completion of these tasks.  

ALL STUDENTS – FLU SHOT REQUIREMENT:  CastleBranch   The deadline is December 1st.  Failure to complete this requirement WILL prohibit you from patient contact. 

Events

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WELLNESS EVENT: Eastern M3 Halloween Bowling Party, Friday, October 28.
WELLNESS EVENT:  Morgantown Campus M2 Halloween Costume Party, Friday, October 28.  
CLASS OF 2017 MATCH WEEK:  March 13-17.  Match Day – March 17!!!   
HSC RESEARCH DAYMarch 23-24, 2017. 
CLASS OF 2018 WHITE COAT CEREMONY:  Saturday, March 18, 10-1 pm, Morgantown Event Center.
CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATIONFriday, May 12, 6:00 pm, Creative Arts Center. 

 

What’s Happening  – Morgantown

This link contains the details of the Organization activities listed by date here. 

INTERNAL MEDEICINE INTEREST GROUP Monday, October 31, room 1905.
RURAL HEALTH INTEREST GROUP Monday October 31, room 1107 HSC.
SPORTS MEDICINE INTEREST GROUP Monday, October 31, noon, Fukushima Auditorium.
SURGERY INTEREST GROUP Tuesday, November 1, noon, Hostler Auditorium.
SURGERY INTEREST GROUP SUTURE WORKSHOP Thursday, November 3rd, 5:30 - 7:30pm, G119. 

MS4 Class of 2017

ERAS UNAVAILABLE 10/28 9 pm – 10/30 9 pm.  Plan accordingly.

YOUR INTERVIEW TEMPERATURE CHECK:  If you do not have 8 scheduled interviews, contact your campus Dean! 

MS3 Class of 2018

REMEMBER to complete your Block 2 clerkship evaluations!

FAMILY MEDICINE RURAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM:  The WVU Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce that the applications for its innovative Rural Scholars Program are now available. This program is designed for students committed to making rural/small town Family Medicine in West Virginia a career.  Qualified MS III’s are eligible for a $10,000 stipend for their fourth year and facilitated admission to WVU’s Morgantown Family Medicine Residency.  The Rural Scholars Program allows for an enhanced primary care experience in the 4th year curriculum as well as early integration into the residency experience. Deadline for application is January 15, 2017.  Please contact Holly Maroon at maroonh@wvumedicine.org  if you would like information on how to apply.

WVU PEDIATRICS RESIDENCY RURAL HEALTH SCHOLARS TRACK:  Interested in a position with WVU Peds Residency Program Morgantown?  Contact Dr. Emily Nease for an application.  Completed application deadline January 31st. 

SPECIAL M4 OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION:  The national Boy Scout Jamboree will be at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in southern West Virginia. Students may elect to provide medical care at the camp as a rotation from July 15 to 29. See Wilderness Medicine in the M4 course catalog. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Werntz cwerntz@hsc.wvu.edu.

MS2 Class of 2019

Y2Q:  Currently your class = 92% completion!!!  Remember, 100% completion = $500.00 available for class event!

EASTERN CAMPUS DINNER MEETING:  Monday, Nov. 7, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Erma Byrd room 301, for dinner and to meet with your Eastern Campus Deans, Dr. Rosemarie Lorenzetti and Dr. James Brown and your future campus mates.  RSVP Jane Horst.  

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: Volunteers needed to help with a speech therapy gross anatomy lab being coordinated by Dr. Klinkhachorn for undergrad students in the Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD).   Community service hours for your time.  The current proposed date for this lab is MONDAY, November 14 from 1:30-2:30pm. Interested?  Kimberly Meigh.  

CLASS OF 2019 WHITE COAT CEREMONY:  Saturday, March 18, 10-1 pm, Morgantown Event Center.

MS1 Class of 2020

EASTERN CAMPUS DINNER MEETING:  Monday, Nov. 7, 4:00pm to 7:00 pm, Erma Byrd room 301, for dinner and to meet with your Eastern Campus Deans, Dr. Rosemarie Lorenzetti and Dr. James Brown and your future campus mates.  RSVP Jane Horst.  

What’s Happening – Charleston

“TRICK OR BEAT”:  Volunteers needed for the annual "Trick or Beat" at Appalachian Power Park on 10/27 from 6:00-8:30PM.  RSVP to Michelle Angeline

KANAWHA COMMUNITIES THAT CARE is a non-profit organization that is involved with many awareness events in the community regarding drug and alcohol use. Questions?  Michelle Angeline.  

MS4 Class of 2017

ERAS UNAVAILABLE 10/28 9 pm – 10/30 9 pm.  Plan accordingly.

YOUR INTERVIEW TEMPERATURE CHECK:  If you do not have 8 scheduled interviews, contact your campus Dean! 

MS3 Class of 2018

REMEMBER to complete your Block 2 clerkship evaluations!

WVU PEDIATRICS RESIDENCY RURAL HEALTH SCHOLARS TRACK:  Interested in a position with WVU Peds Residency Program Morgantown?  Contact Dr. Emily Nease for an application.  Completed application deadline January 31st. 

SPECIAL M4 OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION:  The national Boy Scout Jamboree will be at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in southern West Virginia. Students may elect to provide medical care at the camp as a rotation from July 15 to 29. See Wilderness Medicine in the M4 course catalog. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Werntz cwerntz@hsc.wvu.edu

What’s Happening – Eastern

LAST CALL - WELLNESS EVENT EASTERN CAMPUS – ALL STUDENTS INVITED!  Halloween & Bowling Party, Friday, October 28, 6-9 pm Shepherd University Student Union.  Costumes welcome.  Bring socks.  RSVP to Michelle Alder by October 25.

Please stop by the office to welcome the new Administrative Assistant for the Student Services Office, Judy Foss.   

STEPPING STONES:  Volunteers needed - Street Rounds- Tu. Immanuel’s House, Mon. reserve a time wvusteppingstones@gmail.com 

MS4 Class of 2017


ERAS UNAVAILABLE 10/28 9 pm – 10/30 9 pm.  Plan accordingly.

YOUR INTERVIEW TEMPERATURE CHECK:  If you do not have 8 scheduled interviews by Friday, contact your campus Dean!

CAREER COUNSELING DATES:

GTR#4- Jan. 2016- Video Conference presentation available on all campuses: Match and SOAP review. 

MS3 Class of 2018

 REMEMBER to complete your Block 2 clerkship evaluations!

WVU PEDIATRICS RESIDENCY RURAL HEALTH SCHOLARS TRACK:  Interested in a position with WVU Peds Residency Program Morgantown?  Contact Dr. Emily Nease for an application.  Completed application deadline January 31st. 

SPECIAL M4 OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION:  The national Boy Scout Jamboree will be at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in southern West Virginia. Students may elect to provide medical care at the camp as a rotation from July 15 to 29. See Wilderness Medicine in the M4 course catalog. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Werntz cwerntz@hsc.wvu.edu

TUMOR BOARDS - Every Thursday, 8th Floor class room, 12:00n-1:00pm. Different speakers and topics.  Lunch provided. 

IMPORTANT DATES:  ADJUSTED MIDTERM Schedules – all in HSC Multi Media Classroom

Nov. 4, OB/Gyn practical 3:00-5:00pm Mountaineer Room 3:00-5:00pm (assigned times)
OB/Gyn mid-term conferences will be rescheduled. TBA.  
Nov. 18, 9:00-10:00 am Internal Med Quiz #2 
(Please note-Students on a delayed module schedule will have separate mid-term exam dates to reflect your rotation mid-points assigned individually)
Dec. 2 9:00-11:00am Cushing Module- IPE Rounding Sim Lab Mountaineer Room.
Final Exams- Dec. 5-Dec. 16th
Last Day for the Semester- Friday Dec. 16- Lunch with the Deans

CUSHING:
Surgical Morbidity and Mortality- (M & M) Student presenters for the following dates- Nov. 11. 7:30am, 8th Floor Classroom, BMC.  Presentation assignments have been changed.  Topic is cases involving liver disease. 
Cushing- Please remember to complete your IV start at the Hospital ER or One day surgery with Donnie Grubb or Betsy Gambino. 
Cushing- Please remember that your Observed H & P needs to be completed before the end of the semester.    

JACQUES:
OB/Gyn M & M- Mon. Nov. 21, HSC Classroom, 5:30pm dinner, 6:00pm Presentation. 
Student presenters- Corsetti, Huang, Rover.   Please get case from Dr. Merzouk. 
OB/Gyn Journal club- Mon. Nov. 28th, 7:30-8:30am, BMC, 8th floor classroom. Student discussion leaders- Pappa and Yacoub.   List of articles will be sent for presenters to choose topic/article.

PEDS GRAND ROUNDS is broadcast from Morgantown every Wednesday 8-9 am. The first Wednesday is at the board room on the 8th floor of BMC.  The rest of the Wednesday is at the ED conference room in ED of BMC.  If you are on a Pediatrics Week, please plan to attend.  

Jacques- Dental Clinic Assignments- Don’t forget your assigned date to ride along with Dr. Poland for a Peds oral health clinic.  
Here are the remaining assignments-   Assignments are all 8:00-12noon
Fri. Oct. 28- Ahmad
Wed. Nov. 2- Pappa
Mon. Nov. 7th – Lauren 

Jefferson Medical Center- Attending Physicians:  
Oct. 24- Oct. 30- Dr. Feaga
Oct. 31- Dr. Baltierra