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Week of August 10th

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Updates from Student Affairs

 
Student Mental Health Now Has a Designated Phone Line
·         When students call the 446-5888 number for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, a new menu option is: “To reach the EVMS Student Mental Health Program, press 3”.  This will direct you to appointments specifically for student mental health. 
·          Remember – Live Well!
 
YMCA Pool Party: Sunday, August 23rd 3:30- 5:30 PM
·         All Students are invited and encouraged to join the pool party at the Granby Street YMCA
·         This is a great way to connect with your new classmates outside of the classroom!
·         The YMCA is sponsoring this event so PLEASE RSVP here. so we can get an accurate food count
·         Check out the attached flyer!
Ø  LOCATION: Granby Street YMCA 2901 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23504
 
Inviting All Students to Join the Running Club’s New Times: Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30 PM
·         All students are invited to join the running club every Monday and Thursday @ 6:30 PM
·         Runs will be approximately 4 miles long
Ø  LOCATION: Meeting on the Town Bank Lawn in front of Lester
 
Inviting All Students to Join the Swim Club
·         You must be a member of the YMCA
·         Swim practice times:
o   Tuesday evenings: 7:30 PM
o   Friday mornings: 6:30 AM
Ø  LOCATION: Blocker YMCA pool : 312 W Bute St, Norfolk, VA 23510
 
·         Due to the limited space for student mailboxes and the increasing of class sizes, EVMS will no longer provide mailboxes for students. 
·         All future billings for tuition and fees will be delivered electronically, via email, at the students EVMS.edu email account
 
Yoga Starting Back Up
·         All students are invited. Please see the new times below in the Weekly Events Section
·         LOCATION: Lester Hall Lawn

Upcoming Events
AMA/MSV Luncheon: Wednesday, August 12th 12:00-1:00 PM  
·         MD2019 class, you are cordially invited to attend a luncheon sponsored by the American Medical Association and the Medical Society of Virginia
·         Guest Speaker: Dr. Sterling Ransone
·         Free lunch will be catered by Subway
Ø  LOCATION: Lester 135
 
·         The H.O.P.E.S. Student-Run Free Clinic : Health Outreach Partnership of EVMS Students
·         Why You Should Volunteer with H.O.P.E.S.?
o   Get early hands-on clinical experience with patients
o   Apply your basic science knowledge in a clinical setting
o   Develop career-enriching experiences to talk about at interviews
o   Break up the monotony of didactic learning
o   Keep EVMS the most community-oriented medical school
Ø  LOCATION: Lester 104
 
Mobile Market will be on Campus this Fall: August 14th, 21st, 28th September 4th11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
·         The Food is Medicine club and Five Points Farm Market are bringing fresh fruits and vegetables back to EVMS for four weeks this fall. Come out to Town Bank Lawn (between Lewis Hall and Lester Hall) on 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/4 between 11-1pm and check it out!
·         Grocery tote bags will also be available for purchase. See you at the first Mobile Market on August 14th!!
·         See attached flyer
Ø  LOCATION: outside Lester Hall
 
Food Is Medicine Club Selling Healthy Lunches: August 14th, 21st, 28thSeptember 4th 11:00-1:00 PM
·         The Food is Medicine will also be hosting a fundraiser lunch in the Student Lounge with the help of Get Fresh Cafe.
·         Students and staff can purchase a reasonably priced, healthy lunch, and get ideas for home cooking!
Ø  LOCATION: Student Lounge
 
·         All Students are invited to SGA Meetings
Ø  LOCATION: Lester Hall 210
 
·         Speaker is Dr. Paul Chidester, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
·         Topic: "Pay for Performance Initiatives at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital"
Ø  LOCATION: Lester 104
 
Join the EVMS Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Team
·         Please see the attached flyer
·         Contact Laurie Harrison with questions
 

Happenings around Town
 
Sunset Yoga Outside the Pagoda - Every Wednesday 7pm
·         All-levels and donation-based (pay what you can)
·         Contact Jessica Johnson (johnso01@evms.edu) for more information, or go to www.facebook.com/bhavbrigade
Ø  LOCATIONS: Pogoda Oriental Garden: 265 W Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510
 

 
EVMS Running Club - Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30 PM
·         All students are invited to join the running club every Monday and Thursday @ 6:30 PM
·         Runs will be approximately 4 miles long
·         Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/159693487439121/
Ø  LOCATION: Meeting on the Town Bank Lawn in front of Lester
 
EVMS Swimming Club  Tuesdays @ 7:30 PM and Fridays @ 6:30 AM
·         Send any questions to Eileen Little and check out our Facebook page
Ø  Location: Blocker YMCA
 
Intro to Yoga - Every Wednesday 12pm
·         Never done yoga before? Need a refresher? Looking to intensify your savasana pose?                                
·         To kick off the new school year, we have recruited Dr. Frank Kirchner, retired EVMS faculty, to lead a 4 week series of classes covering the basics of yoga to provide a solid foundation to yoga. Focus will include Hatha (deep stretching), Vinyasa (flow), breath-work, and short meditations.
·         Classes will typically range from 30-45 minutes to give time for lunch and questions after.
·         Check for updates at:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/EVMSMeditationandYoga/
Ø   LOCATION: Lester Hall Lawn
 
Mindful Moment – Thursdays @ 12:15-1PM
  • 45-minute guided meditation session with discussion run by Dr. Knight
Ø  Location: Lewis Hall 1116
 
Christian Medical and Dental Association Bible Study - Thursdays from 12-1PM
Ø  Location: Lester Hall 411
 
EVMS Knitting & Crochet Club - Thursdays from 12-1PM
  • Don't know how to knit or crochet? We will teach you! Contact Ruth Smith with questions.
Ø  Location: Student Lounge
 
Yoga - Fridays from 12-1PM
Ø  Location: Lester Hall Lawn

Upcoming Conference & Symposiums
  • EVMS CME - Upcoming conferences and lectures
  • CHKD CME - Upcoming conference and lectures

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Office of Student Affairs

Lewis Hall, Room 11
82, Norfolk VA 23507-1912
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