September 16-19: Second-Year Students Present Primary Care Week

September 16, 2019 by asc2cw@virginia.edu   |   Leave a Comment

School of Medicine’s Generalist Scholars Program students: (front row, l-r): Jeffrey White, Eugenie (Genie) Hughes; (back row) Brett Jackson, Morgan Tyler, Haley Meade, and Andrew Burns.

School of Medicine’s Generalist Scholars Program students: (front row, l-r): Jeffrey White, Eugenie (Genie) Hughes; (back row) Brett Jackson, Morgan Tyler, Haley Meade, and Andrew Burns.


On September 16-19, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. Here is a list of scheduled events:

Exposing the Opioid Epidemic with Region Ten
Monday, September 16, noon-1 p.m. | page1image3796597200Medical Education Building Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Learn about the opioid epidemic, its presence and effect on Charlottesville, and our role as future physicians through a panel discussion with Joey Usher and his expert team from Region Ten. A greater understanding of this epidemic is essential as you prepare for your future practice.
Fabio’s (Italian) provided for the first 60 attendees.
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Family Medicine Clinical Skills Night
Tuesday, September 17, 5-7:30 p.m. | Health System Library, 1330–1334
Explore the diversity of procedures and skills found in primary care. Practice splinting, punch biopsy and suturing, LARC placement, and BATHE mental health technique with Dr. Mark Cohee and Family Medicine Residents. Stations subject to change.
Food provided for the first 40 attendees.
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Medical Center Hour
Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words
Wednesday, September 18, noon-1 p.m. | Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
Better understand the presence of refugees and immigrants in Charlottesville and our role as future healthcare providers with Lee Bycel, author of Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words. Mr. Bycel will be signing books after the talk (book for sale/signing at talk).
Light refreshments provided.
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Project ECHO: Expanding Access through Telemedicine
Thursday, September 19, noon-1 p.m. | Medical Education Building Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Hear about UVA’s Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) which expands access through the distribution of medical knowledge in underserved communities. Telemedicine is changing the shape of rural health care allowing UVA to serve over 5,000 patients at 40 hospitals, clinics, schools, and other facilities in rural Virginia. Presenters: Kim Albero and David Cattell-Gordon.
Wayside provided for the first 60 attendees.
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All presentations count toward the Social Issues in Medicine outside lectures requirement for SMD23.

Questions? Contact the Primary Care Week planning team: Andrew Burns (atb6cc@virginia.edu), Genie Hughes (emh7cf@virginia.edu), Brett Jackson (btj3aa@virginia.edu), Haley Meade (hm6qp@virginia.edu), Morgan Tyler (mt8tn@virginia.edu), and/or Jeffrey White (jw5pb@virginia.edu).

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