TCOM Class of 2012
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2012
(scroll down for announcements)
OUR CLASSMATES REPRESENTING ON THE MAIN UNTHSC WEBSITE:
(above: Christian Dean; below: Nikki Harness)
-Hope everyone is getting excited about 4th year!! Let me know if there's anything people need me to post on the links page.
-CONGRATS TO TCOM 2011 for all their excellent matches!! represent!!
-CONGRATULATIONS to Christian Dean!!!
our new MSGA PRESIDENT!!!
-Amir Barzin, continuing MSGA Treasurer
-Congrats also to Shawn Hughes, Joanna Gibbons, and Maryam for being elected to positions on the TMA Executive Council this past weekend!
1. Tuesday, April 20 – Focus Group
-focus group meeting. send email detailing anything that you would like addressed to Ami, Kevin, Ghaz, or me.
2. Sunday, April 25 – FOBS Certificates of Completion
a. Patient Safety Module - https://www.hsc.unt.edu/PatientSafety/
When completed, EMAIL A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE TO email@example.com.
b. CITI Training Course – Good Clinical Practice - https://www.citiprogram.org/default.asp
-Register for the training, Choose the “Add a course or update your learner groups” link in middle of the page, Scroll down to the bottom and select “Option 3: If you want to take Good Clinical Practice (GCP) please make your selection below”, Click on the circle to select “Good Clinical Practices.” Select continue and Complete the Good Clinical Practices Assignment
-When completed, EMAIL A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE TO firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Monday, April 26 – Deadline for PCP/Elective Forms
These deadlines really only apply to you PCP/Elective periods. The deadline is the latest date that you can submit the paperwork to the office of Clinical Education. See emailed attachment from Amir. Please note that the PCP/Elective is conducted during your third or fourth year. If you choose to do an elective 3rd year, you MUST do your PCP your 4th year. Click here for the necessary form for a PCP. You must fill out the form and have the physician sign the form and fax it back to the office of Clinical Education. It is advised that you also keep a copy of the form for your records.
The approved list of PCP doctors can be found here:
i. Family Medicine:
ii. Internal Medicine:
Please note that any additional information can be found at the Clinical Education Website:
All necessary forms can be found here:
4. Friday, April 30 BY 11:59 PM – Back Ground Check - Instructions
-Go to this webpage: www.advantagestudents.com
-Click on the students tab, Select University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Select the student package, Enter all the required information, Make a note of the email address and the password entered – this will be your login information.
5. Monday, May 3 – Last day for a live body switch of rotation schedules
6. Monday, May 17 – Clin Med Preceptorship Forms Due AND Community Service Forms Due
**These are due by 5PM**
Class Officers Announced Today:
*per the MSGA By-laws, "The second year elections shall be for officers elected for a term beginning the first Monday of April of their second year and ending upon graduation."
Honor Code Representative
Kenton Venhuizen - 1st Alternate
Chelsea Price - 2nd Alternate
All MSGA Bylaw changes were approved.
-Don't forget to take the Biostats quiz!! it closes before midnight tomorrow, Sunday, April 11th.
-DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR CLASS OFFICERS
-VOTE FOR THE MSGA AMENDMENTS
-KBIT on Muscle Pain – due Wednesday by 8AM
-Hope everyone had a great spring break!
-OTHER: check BOOT PARTY page for updated menu!
Don't forget to do ClinMed Quiz that's due by MONDAY, 3/29/10, by NOON
Don't forget all the Kbits that we have open (4 of them; not due till 4/5 & 4/7)
Groups A & B turn in their ClinMed cases by 5 tomorrow.
-HALFWAY DONE WITH NEURO!!! Keep up the good work, guys.
-Don't forget to do the KBITs for both Dizziness and OMM.
-Turn in ClinMed Case notes by 5:00 today.
-Go support Breast Cancer Research by attending TOGA TOGA tonight at 9:00!
Please do not forget to do these assignments by Monday:
1. Clinical Medicine Quiz 2 (collaboration is allowed)
2. Clinical Medicine Quiz 3 (collaboration is allowed)
3. KBIT on headaches (Due Tuesday by 8AM)
4. Clinical Medicine Case Notes (Groups A and B ONLY.....Instructions are in a previous email that I sent. This is due on Monday by 5PM. Turn them in to the Clinical Medicine Department.)
I am also getting Dr. Oglesby to open the KBIT on Intentional Tremor, Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders, and Postural Tremor today at 1PM as opposed to on Tuesday of next week. These three KBITs are due on Thursday by 8AM. I asked to do this so that people could work on this over the weekend as opposed to only having Tuesday and Wednesday to do 3 KBITs.
--Don't forget our first Neuro quiz this Friday!! (check your email for helpful documents from our last LGT instructor, Diane Havalda)
**MAKE SURE YOU READ THE EMAIL FROM AMIR ABOUT THE BREAKDOWN OF THE TEST!!**
1) You will be getting an Evite soon to the Boot Party (TO YOUR NON-SCHOOL EMAIL). GET EXCITED!
-->see the preview on the "Boot Party!!" page
-->will be updates about the Boot Party put on that page once there's more solidified information
2) 2nd Repro test this Friday!!
3) DON'T FORGET TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING QUIZZES ONLINE!!
-Biostats Quiz that closes at 11:59 tonight
-ComRes Quiz that opens Monday, 2/8, and closes 2/11
4) Remember to send emails to Amir (not Dr. Ziller) if you have questions about remote site locations.
*Thanks to Reid Sullivan for letting me use his edited class photo, and the icon on the 'class' page*