What my white coat means to me

What my white coat means to me

First-year medical student Anna Arnaud writes about what it means to receive a white coat, which incoming School of Medicine students received at a ceremony Friday, Aug. 14, to initiate the transition from students of science to practitioners of medicine.
Match Day reveals medical students’ next moves

Match Day reveals medical students’ next moves

Match Day, when medical students across the country find out where they will head for their residency programs, was March 20. At the School of Medicine, more than 120 students gathered for the delivery of envelopes that contained news of where the soon-to-be graduates had matched. Shown is medical student Justin Krogue and his family.

Medical students review for exam ‘Jeopardy’ style

Each year, Allyson Zazulia, MD, associate professor of neurology and radiology, hosts a review modeled after the game show ‘Jeopardy.’ The session helps medical students prepare for an exam on diseases of the nervous system. Shown, from left, are students Tracey Godbold and Sravya Vajapeyajula participating in the game.

Students showcase range of other talents

Max Wolfson and Amber Lin, second-year medical students, perform at a School of Medicine coffeehouse Nov. 29. Held three times a year and hosted by the school’s Arts Commission, the coffeehouses give students the opportunity to showcase musical and other talents.

International cuisine, local flavor

School of Medicine students held an International Food Fair Nov. 12 in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center Atrium for which 10 groups of student chefs prepared dishes from nine world regions and served them to their classmates.

Making nutrition fun

The School of Medicine’s Public Health Interest Group is holding a class at the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club Adams Park Unit to teach children and their parents how to prepare healthy meals. School of Medicine students spend the first hour discussing nutrition with the children and their parents separately, and in the second hour, the families come together to prepare and eat a meal.