Welcome to the home page of the Medical School Government of VCU School of Medicine. We hope to use this site to keep you informed of all events concerning the Medical Student Government including social functions, community service events, publications, resources, and any other activities.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact our government email address, and the appropriate person will respond: email@example.com.
Dear Class of 2021,
Congratulations on the start of your medical education! Each of you had a very unique path that led to the start of your journey to become a physician. These next two weeks will be two of the best in your four years here at VCU, and we are incredibly excited to have you join our family. Continue to be inspired, curious, and most of all, kind to one another as you learn and grow over these next four years.
Medical Student Government
Announcements from Weekly MSG Scoop:
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
October mini DOCS. Do you like dogs? If so, join us at our monthly mini DOCS on Saturday, October 14th at BARK, a local rescue kennel! Please sign up here. Spots are limited. Please email Matt at <firstname.lastname@example.org> with any questions.
SGA funding for Spring Semester. Funding will be switching over to the new model. Student organizations will need to submit a budget for the all events in the spring by OCTOBER 8 to receive any funding for spring 2018. Updated information on protocol. Any questions please email <email@example.com>
Home and Property Buying Workshop On October 4, from 12 - 12:50 P.M. Hunton Student Center First Floor Conference RoomInterested in one day purchasing a home or condo? Presented by Rashkind Sauders and Co. Real Estate, you are invited to attend a lunchtime seminar discussing the ins and outs of property buying. This seminar will breakdown all steps involved with purchasing, including what is needed to qualify for a mortgage, things to consider when choosing a property, making an offer, and more! In addition, attendees will be connected with realtors to assist with initiating the first steps.Lunch will be provided and space is LIMITED. Please follow this link to RSVP if you would like to attend! For more information or a special accommodation request email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Societies - Board Game Day #2: The second Societies Board Game Day will be on Friday, Oct 13th, 1-3pm, in the 1st floor of the Hunton Student Center. Join us for an afternoon of tea and snacks while fighting for Society Points! RSVP here. Now you can request snacks! :D
Societies - Harry Potter Halloween Party: Halloween is around the corner!!! This year, we're having a Harry Potter Halloween Party on Tuesday Oct 31st, 8-12pm at the Hippodrome. Come out for a night of dancing, drinking (cash bar), and good old costume fun! There will be 3 competitions for Society Points: Yule Ball Dance-Off, Individual Costume Contest, Group Costume Contest! There will also be Quidditch Beer Pong, Dementor Pinatas, and other Harry Potter-themed fun! RSVPs will be sent out early-mid Oct.
Student Free Clinic at VCU. Interested in volunteering at the Center for Healthy Hearts this semester? This is a great opportunity to gain clinical experience (physicals, vital signs, and presenting) while serving members of the Richmond community! M2s - Please limit 1 clinic date and 1 alternative slot per person (M3/4 sign-ups are on a separate tab on the sign-up sheet). We added a clinic date on October 24th! Check it out! M2 & M3/4 Volunteer sign-up:
Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program. Interested in Global Health? Want to make clinical research a part of your career? The Fogarty Global Health Fellowship is a prestigious program supported by the NIH that funds those interested in a career in global health research to spend a year abroad conducting a broad variety of research. Fellows identify a mentor doing research they are interested in and work to create a project proposal for funding. Medical students spend a year between their 3rd and 4th years completing the program. Students from VCU have been accepted each of the past two years and we want to keep that streak going! Applications are open now: website. Fellowship/application. Reach out to Austin Oberlin <email@example.com> current Fogarty Fellow in South Africa or Nehal Naik <firstname.lastname@example.org> past Fogarty Fellow in Peru with any questions!