July 12th 2016 - #16-28

SoM Community News and Happenings


The first planning meeting for the fair will be held Tuesday, 7/19/2016 at 12:00 in the West Virginia Room. You may bring your lunch if you like. Lunch will NOT be provided. We will be working on the logistics for the Student Organizational Fair on 8/4/2016. So please bring your “A” game and your IDEAS!

President and Community Service or Social Chair reps are asked to attend this meeting. RSVP  studentservicesmedicine@hsc.wvu.edu  letting Cheryl know if your ORGANIZATION WILL OR WILL NOT be represented at this first meeting.

STUDENT HELPERS NEEDED:  Alumni Office hosting the Class of 2020 Medicine Professionalism & Integrity Convocation, Friday, August 5, pm.  Help needed as wayfinders, tour guides, and ushers. Interested, contact Gina.   Service can be used towards Community/School hours.

WELLNESS EVENT in MORGANTOWN! All Students (significant other, spouse, children) invited – BACK TO SCHOOL BASH!  Friday, August 19, Krepps Park.  Sponsored by the Gold Humanism Honor Society.  Come meet the Class of 2020 and encourage them in their new amazing journey!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for continued flood relief assistance through the University.    http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2016/07/11/wvu-flood-relief-efforts-move-into-new-phase-to-help-wv-communities.  Those who wish to volunteer can find details and registration information at https://tinyurl.com/wvufloodrelief.

ALL STUDENTS - FALL TUITION payment/aid expected to your account by July 27

FALL 2016 STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE WAIVER - deadline of July 27thClick here to access.  

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the 42nd Annual Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference Poster Session.  Deadline August 15th.  Posters will be presented on September 29th.  Email to Holly Maroon maroonh@wvumedicine.org  

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Annual Pre-Med Workshop held on Saturday, August 20th at the UTC Clinic. Lauren Wamsley.


Calendar | Office of Student Services | School of Medicine | WVU Health Sciences Center

CLASS OF 2020 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  August 1-August 5, 2016.

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH:  Friday, August 19, 2016.  Krepps Park. 


What’s Happening  – Morgantown

RADIOLOGY INTEREST GROUP will be meeting July 18th at 5:30p in the Radiology Conference Room 2nd floor HSC South for a WebEx Conference with Dartmouth and other universities to discuss residency.

MS4 Class of 2017

TRANSCRIPT REVIEW BEGINS!  Block 6 grades and M3 Honors should now be viewable on your transcript through MIX.  Take time to review them in preparation for ERAS work.  Questions?  Contact Pam or Kim.

MS3 Class of 2018

BLOCK 1 CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP:  Monday, August 1st pm.  Attendance Required.  Mark your calendars.  Details will come soon from WV Steps. 

MS2 Class of 2019

PEER ADVISORS remember to communicate with your advisees!
SUMMER REFLECTION deadline August 1st

MS1 Class of 2020

What’s Happening – Charleston

MS4 Class of 2017

TRANSCRIPT REVIEW BEGINS!  Block 6 grades and M3 Honors should now be viewable on your transcript through MIX.  Take time to review them in preparation for ERAS work.  Questions?  Contact Student Services.  

MS3 Class of 2018 

What’s Happening – Eastern

ALL STUDENTS are expected to attend the Eastern Panhandle Medical Society meeting on Wed. Aug. 10tt and the Martinsburg Holiday Inn.  The meet and greet begins at 6:00pm.  The Eastern Class of 2018 will be introduced to the Medical Society.   

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

MS4 Class of 2017

NOW WHAT?  Work on your CV and Personal Statements.  

ALL M4 STUDENTS will be contacted for an appointment this month to meet with Dr. C regarding your CV, ERAS application, and personal Statement. 

TRANSCRIPT REVIEW BEGINS!  Block 6 grades and M3 Honors should now be viewable on your transcript through MIX.  Take time to review them in preparation for ERAS work.  Questions?  Contact Student Services. 


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.  

MS3 Class of 2018


Mid-Term Exams- Sept. 11, 18, 25

WV STEPS trip to Morgantown for Simulation Lab- Fri. Oct. 7th.  Both Modules on trip.  Transportation provided.

October – Wellness Halloween & Bowling Party

Final Exams- Dec. 5-Dec. 16th

Last Day for the Semester- Friday Dec. 16- Lunch with the Deans


July 14 Noon-Tumor Board, Pathologic Complete Response

July 21 and 28 Topic TBD

July 20 @ 12:30-2:00 pm. 8th floor classroom, BMC

Topic: “Masterful Mentoring — Getting the Most Out of Being a Mentor or Mentee”.

Speaker: George D. Harris, MD, MS

July 21 530pm-OB/GYN M&M, Dr. Aawad and Dr. Baltierra

MD HANDBOOK in SOLE provides all policies pertinent to M3 clerkships, eg dress, absence, testing. 


Surgical Morbidity and Mortality- (M & M) Student presenters for the following dates- Aug. 12, Sept. 9th Oct. 14, and Nov. 11. 7:30am, 8th Floor Classroom, BMC.  Cushing Students will select a date and volunteer to present. Dr. Turner will assign your presentation topic.  All Students, mandatory attendance at Surgical M & M. 


OB/GYN Journal Club- Mon. Aug. 15, and Oct. 17, 7:30am Classroom, on Monday.  Jacques students will be assigned to present by Dr. Merzouk.  Only Jacques students attend OB/Journal Club. 

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.  

GRAND ROUNDS:  Monday, July 18th at Noon, 8th floor classroom, lunch provided.  Title and speaker-TBA, (Urine Drug Testing is the topic area).  All other July presentations are cancelled due to Holiday and vacation.