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December 09 - December 15, 2019


The WeeklyWire is an official communication tool of the Larner College of Medicine. Student feedback led to its development and continues to inform iterative improvements. All non-curriculum-related email communications are directed through the Wire to help support manageable email inboxes for our students; it's your one-stop-shop for all med school happenings outside of the classroom! Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Medical Student Education with any questions.

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CLASS INFORMATION

Class of 2020

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Class of 2021

  • THIS WEEK - Surgery Info Session: December 13, 4:30 - 5:30. Attend this session to learn what programs are looking for, how to optimize your application and the Senior Surgery Major. 
  • NBME Announcement - Short Answer Questions Added: Starting 11/23/2019, the NBME added short answer questions to the Medicine Clinical Science subject examinations administered at med schools and prometric. Students are encouraged to review the tutorial instructions, and for reference and convenience, students can also view frequently asked questions.

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Class of 2022

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Class of 2023

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WEEKLY FYIs/INFO GOLD MINE - WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

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YOU SAID, WE DID - YOUR WORDS IN ACTION

If you receive feedback from students and put that feedback into action, please let our student community know; submit postings/updates to Medical Student Services by 7am, on Fridays. Postings are reviewed by the Office of Medical Student Education Medical Education Leadership Team on Mondays for inclusion in an upcoming issue of the WeeklyWire. Community members can also view our database of current and past “You Said, We Did” submissions, in the Learning Commons.

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LCOMcares: VOLUNTEER/SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

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UNIVERSITY OPPORTUNITIES & UPCOMING EVENTS

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RESEARCH, FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS, & SCHOLARSHIP

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ARTS & PUBLICATION

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Deadline for submissions is 
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PLEASE NOTE- SPECIAL WINTER BREAK TWO-WEEK ISSUE: 
All submissions for the WeeklyWire for 12/23 - January 05 should be submitted no later than 7am, on Friday, 12/20. The regular WeeklyWire schedule (weekly issues) will resume with the 01/06 issue (01/03, 7am submission deadline).

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Housing Opportunities

Graduate students are highly sought tenants in the Burlington area and property owners often advertise specifically to them with special rates (less than would be offered to undergraduate students); thus, the Office of Medical Student Education pulls together a list of housing opportunities posted specifically for this group, so you don't miss out on a good deal. Moreover, medical students also try to keep good spaces "in the family" and are known to post to this list. Please contact the Office of Medical Education if you have any questions.

Don't hesitate to ask the contact if they would consider lowering the advertised rate to secure a graduate student; it never hurts to ask!

Lost & Found

Lost something? Email the Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE) a description of the item. OMSE and the Dana Medical Library recently joined the UVM campus-wide lost & found system and search not only the College of Medicine, but campus as a whole to see if it's been turned in. If it hasn't, the office can file a claim for the item should someone turn it in soon!

Found something? Please turn it into either the Office of Medical Student Education (Given Courtyard n100) or the Dana Medical Library (First floor of the Medical Education Center) and we will be sure to log it into the Campus-Wide Lost & Found Database.

Found items are kept up to 30 days, and then are donated to various local organizations depending on the item.