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Week of December 8th

Updates from Student Affairs

Webinar-Building an LGBT Competent Health Workforce: Facilitators and Barriers:  Thursday, December 11th 2:00- 3:30 PM

·         The presenter’s goals are to:

o   present current research on the relationship between Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) health and the health care system: from those receiving services; and those providing them;

o   move beyond the mere presentation of research to foster dialogues around LGBT health and the health workforce; and

o   promote awareness and interest in the 2015 AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference in Washington D.C. and the 2015 LGBT Health Workforce Conference in New York, NY.

·         Check here for more information.



Snack Break: Wednesday, December 10th 3:30 PM

·         Take a break from studying and eat some delicious snacks with your classmates

·         All programs are invited

Ø  LOCATION: Student Lounge


EVMS Running Club: Every Wednesday, Starting January 7th, 2015 @ 5:30 PM


·         First Meeting will be Wednesday, January 7th @ 5:30 PM- meeting every Wednesday evening @ 5:30 PM after this date.

·         What to bring: Reflective gear and warm clothes

·         Join the group!: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Cwa_NLUAOvIhqt58A3OjEPLFcQDeciusKII2IeMJRFo/edit?usp=sharing

·         This will be our 1st Route: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/591594022

·         Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/159693487439121/

Ø  LOCATION: Meet outside Lewis Hall, Olney Rd. entrance


EVMS Swimming Club: Every Tuesday and Thursday, starting January 6th & 8th from 7:30- 8:30 PM


·         The Blocker YMCA has given EVMS Swim Club two lanes for practicing on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30 PM.

·         If you are already a member of the YMCA it is free to be part of the swim club.

·         It will cost $7 a trip for non-members and you will need to present you EVMS ID when purchasing your pass. The YMCA is selling yearly passes this December for EVMS students. More information below

·         What to bring: swim suit, goggles, swim cap (optional)

·         Join the group!: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1kZu2XYLWOtJ1i3DHCFMbLrulZNOvAyoUvlTBbbPnhBk/edit?usp=sharing

·         Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/405465869602940/



Join the YMCA

·         EVMS Students receive a discounted membership price of $240- a savings of $516 for the year

·         Join the month of December and receive an extra $10 off!

·         Not sure about the Y? See the attached PDF for a free one week pass

Upcoming Events

Emergency Medicine Interest Group & Neurology Club: Tuesday, December 9th 12:00-1:00 PM

·         Extra Extra, Read All About It!! Join us for lunch on Tues 12/9 as we learn about "Excited Delirium," presented by Dr. Byars.

·         This special joint meeting will be hosted by the Emergency Medicine Interest Group & Neurology Club.

·          Members and non-members welcome!

·         Lunch is free for members who have paid their dues or $3 for non-members. Hope to see you there!



December POETS: Friday, December 12th 8:00 PM- 12:00 AM

·         Come celebrate the end of fall semester at the Annual Tacky Christmas Sweater Party!

·         Appetizers will be served at 9 PM

·         Make sure to say you're with EVMS so that you get a wristband at the door. 

·         The first 72 people in the door will get a free holiday Santa hat to make your outfit even better. 

·          We are also bringing back the Annual Solhaug Mustache Invitational, so start grooming your mustache to compete with Dr. Solhaug's!

Ø  LOCATION: Baxters


N.E.S.T Holiday Donation Drive: Through Friday, December 12th

·         NEST is collecting TRAVEL SIZE hygienic items

o   Soap, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, shaving cream, hand sanitizer

o   No mouthwash please

·         Other items we are collecting

o   Toothbrushes, disposable razors, combs, feminine hygiene products, adult briefs, socks, stocking caps, gloves, washcloths

·         All items must be new!

·         Thank you for helping the EVMS N.E.S.T. team help the community

Ø  LOCATION: Lewis Hall outside the computer lab


Message from Development: We are ‘voting’ to be the next charity for the A. Dodsons round up campaign in January

·         Please click the link below:

·         https://www.facebook.com/adodsons/app_106171216118819

·         And vote for the next round up campaign at A. Dodson’s (a gift shop) to benefit the EVMS SDC.

·         Voting deadline is Dec. 31 and winner is announced Jan. 2.


2015 Summer Scholars Program!

·         Attention M-1s!  The EVMS/CHKD Department of Pediatrics is now accepting applications for paid, summer research internships for college seniors and first-year medical or graduate students through the 2015 Summer Scholars Program!

·         Students will work on pre-selected research projects under the mentorship of EVMS faculty members.  Projects will involve clinical, pre-clinical/laboratory, public health and behavioral research.  There will also be opportunities to shadow pediatricians and specialists at CHKD.  Students selected for the program will receive a stipend for these full-time positions (May 18 – July 30, 2015).

·         Apply to the Summer Scholars Program with the official application form and specified supporting documentation.  Get your application form and program description now:  email Laurie.McManama@chkd.org, or go to: http://www.evms.edu/research/centers_institutes_departments/pediatrics/summer_scholars/

Weekly Events

Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) Bible Study: Every Monday 12:00- 1:00 PM

·         Join other EVMS students every Monday for a weekly bible study

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 411


Mindful Moment: Wednesday December 3rd & 10th 12:30-1:00 PM


·         30-minute guided meditation session with discussion run by Dr. Knight

Ø  LOCATION: Lewis Hall 1116


EVMS Knitting & Crochet Club: Every Thursday 12:00- 1:00 PM

·         The EVMS Knitting / Crochet club is a no dues casual club. 

·         Don’t know how to knit or crochet?  We’ll teach you!

·         For our beginners we’ve got some knitting needles you can borrow and some scrap yarn you can have!

·         (Eventually beginners you’ll want to bring 100% cotton yarn a crochet hook G / H/ I or if you want to learn to knit size 7 bamboo or wooden knitting needles.  You can knit a dish rag!)

·         Everyone else just bring the project you are working on.  (Forgot your project?  Come anyway!)

·         Lunch is not provided.  If you want to bring your lunch with you please do.

·         Any questions contact Ruth Smith

Ø  LOCATION: Student Lounge


Yoga: Every Friday 12:00-1:00 PM


·         Multilevel yoga session every Friday from 12 to 1 in Lewis Hall 1116

·         All are welcome, including those with no experience as well as faculty and staff; mats are provided

·         Contact Matthew Badgett badgetmb@evms.edu with any questions!

Ø  LOCATION: Lewis Hall 1116 on Fridays, Towne Bank Lawn on Wednesdays


Upcoming Conferences & Symposiums


Upcoming  EVMS CME

Upcoming EVMS CME conferences and lectures http://www.evms.edu/education/cme/


Upcoming CHKD CME

Upcoming CHKD conferences and lectures http://www.cvent.com/Events  


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