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May 04 - 10, 2020


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

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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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COMMUNITY WELLNESS

Welcome to the new "Community Wellness" section of the WeeklyWire! Be sure to review this section for any announcements regarding student wellness! If you ever have any questions about this section, it's postings, or any wellness topics, please do not hesitate to contact our Director of Student Well-being, Dr. Lee Rosen.

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LCOMcares: VOLUNTEER/SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

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UNIVERSITY OPPORTUNITIES & UPCOMING EVENTS

UVM Events under COVID-19:
Now, through May 31st (subject to extension), events should be hosted remotely where and when possible to support our current shelter-in-place recommendations. UVM campus will limit any events/group gatherings to no more than 10 people, physical distancing should be practiced at all times (6 or more feet apart), and hosts should always provide a remote attendance option
Please be familiar with the UVM COVID-19 information & resources.

THIS WEEK:

  • Choosing Wisely Recommendation of the Week(s) - Choose Wisely and WIN! Join the LCOM Choosing Wisely STARS in promoting high value care in medical education. Review this week's spotlight recommendation and enter our PRIZE RAFFLE...

     

  • MON, May 04: No UVM/UVMLarnerMed community events posted for this day.
  • TUE, May 05: 
    • IMSIG Case Review with the Chief Residents: 05/05, 12-1pm, via Zoom (meeting ID: 981 0015 3333). Case review with the Internal Medicine Chief Residents. We will review and discuss an interesting case from a real patient, supervised by the chief residents.
  • WED, May 06:
    • Pediatrics Grand Rounds - “Cases from the Wards”: 05/06 8-9am, via Zoom
    • Gender-affirming care during Covid-19 pandemic*: 05/06 12-1pm, via Zoom (meeting ID: 989 2943 2221). Live Q&A session about Gender-affirming during he COVID-19 pandemic, hosted by Fenway Health.
    • Monthly LCOM Student Council Meeting: 05/06 5-7pm via Zoom.
  • THU, May 07: No UVM/UVMLarnerMed community events posted for these days.
  • FRI, May 08:
    • Virtual Coffee/Tea Hour with Dean Zehle: 05/08 11am-12pm via Zoom. Grab a tea or coffee and login with Dean Zehle on Friday mornings through June 5. Catch up, discuss any issues, concerns, or simply sign in to say HELLO! We hope to see you there!
  • SAT, May 09 SUN, May 10: No UVM/UVMLarnerMed community events posted for these days.

UPCOMING:

RECURRING EVENTS:

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STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES

UPCOMING:

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ARTS & PUBLICATION

Call for Submissions - Diary of a Medical Student*: 05/31 Deadline. Submit your story for this book created by medical students, for medical students, doctors, pre-med students, and their loved ones to look backward, forward, and laterally on the wonderful world of med school.

New Issue of the Nocturnist - COVID19 Story Map*: The Nocturnist is a live show and podcast where doctors share stories from the world of medicine. Check out their most recent newsletter...

Green Mountain Medicine BONUS Episode*: In this bonus addition to their last episode: Medical Education in the Time of COVID19, Matt & Dylan interview several awesome LCOM med student classmates for their take on how the pandemic has impacted them during their medical training. Learn more...

Green Mtn Medicine Episode 8*: In this new GMM episode, we interview Larner College of Medicine Dean Richard Page for his take on how COVID19 has impacted the current and future landscape of medical education...

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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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Deadline for submissions is 
7:00 AM EST, on Fridays,
for inclusion in the upcoming Monday issue,
unless noted otherwise.

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.

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