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Week of October 20th

Updates from Student Affairs

Focus Group for New Student Orientation

·         Did you matriculate in August? Do you have feedback concerning pre-matriculation requirements, the Accepted Student’s Portal, new student orientation or the student events held during Orientation?

·         Student Affairs is looking for both MD and HP representatives for this feedback.

·         Please email Eileen Little if you are interested in this focus group. Spots are limited


Therapy Dogs to visit EVMS: Wednesday, October 22nd 12:00-1:00 PM

·         CHKD therapy dogs will be visiting campus

·         These dogs are a great way to relieve stress, so come out and play with the dogs

Ø  LOCATION: Townebank Lawn


Mindful Moment: Thursday, October 23rd 12:30-1:00 PM

·         The Mind & Meditation Club and Dr. Knight are starting a “Mindful Moment” which will be 30-minute sessions run during lunch in which we will do some brief meditation and discussion.

Ø  LOCATION: Lewis Hall 1116


1st Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest!! Wednesday, October 29th

·         Hosted by:  Student Affairs Wellness Committee 

·         Open to ALL EVMS Students, Faculty, and Staff!! The pumpkins will then be donated as decoration for Haunted Hallway

·         Entry Deadline: Wednesday, October 29th 9AM

·         Voting Period: 11AM- 2PM coinciding with the Mobile Food Market. Voting will be anonymous.

·         Winners: Announced at Haunted Hallway, Thursday, October 30th!

·         Entry signups:     pumpkincarving2014@gmail.com      

Ø  LOCATION: Next to Mobile Food Market on Townebank Lawn


Haunted Hallway: Thursday, October 30th 5:00-9:00 PM

·         We’re a little more than 2 weeks away from Haunted Hallway! Haunted Hallway organizers are looking for 2 people to act as leaders for each of the 5 stations at Haunted Hallway. These are a Haunted Maze, a Haunted House, Candy Hallway, Games/Arts & Crafts & Face Painting. This involves helping with set up the night before the event and making sure everything runs smoothly at your station the night of (eg. if you’re running the candy hallway, make sure all the volunteers have enough candy to give out). Becoming one of the station leaders is a good idea if you think you may want to be involved in leadership next year (awesome!). If you are interested in becoming a leader, please sign up on the following spreadsheet:

·         If leadership is not your thing, please sign up to volunteer at one of the 5 stations the night of the event. There are two time slots for each station and please start by signing up for only one to give everyone a chance! Keep in mind there may be some shuffling at the event if people are needed elsewhere. Please sign up using this spreadsheet:

·         General notes for the event: DRESS IN COSTUME! However, no white coats or scrubs are allowed because we in no way want to give the impression that doctors are scary! Please do not hesitate to e-mail hauntedhallwayevms@gmail.com if you have any questions!

·         Don’t forget candy donations! You can drop off candy in Student Affairs room 1182.

Upcoming Events

Young at Heart Training Session: Monday, October 20th 5:00-7:00 PM

·         Interested in going back to PB Young after Community Care? Like working with kids? Come to our next training session to find out how and be eligible to volunteer with local elementary students on Saturday mornings.

·         Please contact rogersar@evms.edu for more information or RSVP below:https://docs.google.com/a/virginia.edu/forms/d/1R7sSMmFn3yRNgjOtQrU8I5WdcebkQ-5C0KdaYqFi4v0/viewform?usp=send_form

·         Dinner is included

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 135


Women’s Health Club Meeting: Wednesday, October 22nd 12:00-1:00 PM

·         The Women's Health Club will be hosting Dr. Stacey Rogers. Dr. Rogers is a gynecologic oncologist with Virginia Oncology Associates. She will be discussing the field of gynecologic oncology and her research- everyone is welcome.

·         Please RSVP using the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sL_y54x9ufJ0cW7URuOS-nzyaLwTuuKtAOLBJmIlmMA/viewform?usp=send_form

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 104


Haiti HOPES Fundraiser- Open Mic Night: Wednesday, October 22nd 6:30-8:45 PM

·         Support EVMS students at Borjo Coffee House for an EVMS open mic night

·         Enjoy coffee and food during the performance

Ø  LOCATION: Borjo Coffee House, 4416 Monarch Way, (757) 440-5800


Mind and Meditation Club Invites You to Enjoy Healthy Food: Thursday, October 23rd 12:00- 2:00 PM

·         Stop by the Student Lounge over the lunch hour Friday, the 24th  and enjoy delicious healthy, homemade food brought to you by The Mind & Meditation Club

·         Donations will be accepted

Ø  LOCATION: Student Lounge


Remote Area Medical (RAM) Documentary: Thursday, October 23rd 6:00-8:00 PM

·         Interested in the stark health disparity in America? If yes, join the EVMS Lions Clubs for a screening of the RAM Documentary.

·         This films covers Remote Area Medical and their efforts to provide medical care to some of the most isolated populations in America.

·         Food and beverages will be provided thanks to Dr. Babineau and Community Outreach

Ø  LOCATION: Lester 135



Global Health Coalition & Pratit International: Friday, October 24th 12:00-1:00 PM

·         Come hear current 2nd-year medical students talk about their experience in Kolkata, India, this Summer

·         Pratit International is a humanitarian organization owned and operated by EVMS students, and provides comprehensive primary care services in severely destitute urban slums

·         Please RSVP here by Wednesday at 5:00 PM. Lunch will be provided (no charge for GHC members, $3 for non-members)

Ø  LOCATION:  Roper Auditorium


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


Mobile Produce Market: Every Wednesday 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

·         Food is Medicine Mobile Market is on campus every Wednesday, 11am-2pm, and throughout the summer

·         In collaboration with Five Points Community Farm Market, a mobile van with fresh will be on the Townbank Lawn (outside Lester Hall)

·         Cash, credit/debit cards, EBT cards accepted

·         Looking for EVMS student volunteers to sign up for nutrition education on market days, 12-1pm - look out for the sign-up sheet!

·         FIM will also be selling grocery totes ($3)!

Ø  LOCATION: Townebank Lawn


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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