2015 Orientation Week Schedules

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE FOR MEDICAL STUDENT WELCOME WEEK

AUGUST 2015

Student Affairs Sponsors : Dr. James Willmore, Dr. Greg Smith and  Lisa Bertschinger
Sophomore Welcome Week Coordinators:
Anne Marie Christensen, Amanda Gryniewicz, Jonathan Henke, Dale Smith, Kena Vyas
Community Service Day Coordinators: 
James Arpin, Julia Dahlia, Rusdeep Mundae and Dale Smith 

 

Saturday, August 1 - WELCOME WEEK BANQUET for the Class of 2019
6 - 9 pm - Allied Health Professions Building - Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

Sponsored by the Health Resource Center - Student Clinic
tickets will soon be available for purchase online


                                         
Sunday, August 2 - WHITE COAT CEREMONY  at St. Francis Xavier College Church  
1:30 pm (new students should arrive at church ballroom by noon)
Sponsored by the Medical Alumni Association 
(Check here for more information and to provide a size for your White Coat)
Masses at 5:15 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am, 10:30 am and 4:30 pm on Sunday



Monday, August 3 - INTRODUCTION TO THE SCHOOL
8:30 am in the Student Education Union (EU)
Pick up your Orientation Information Packets

9:00 am - WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Philip O. Alderson, M.D., Dean, School of Medicine
Robert Heaney, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
James Willmore, M.D., Associate Dean, Admission and Student Affairs
Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs
Michael Railey, M.D., Associate Dean, Multicultural Affairs
Reverend Robert Murphy, S.J., Campus Ministry
M2 Student Orientation Hosts

10:00 am - Student Information Session
Health Insurance, Library Information and Technology Services
                 Robert Heaney, M.D., Senior Associate Dean
Alfreda Robinson, United Health Plan 
     Patrick McCarthy, Director, Medical Center Library
        Ted Stahl, ITS Technology Manager for the School of Medicine     

11:00 am - Tours 
Join your Orientation Group - Your group # is on your packet
Tour of the Education Union, Medical School complex and Hospital
In the EU lounge and hallways
Health and Dental Insurance Information 
Banking Information
Armed Services Information
Orientation Week Events sign up/ticket sales

Noon - Welcome Week Luncheon with Support Groups and Faculty Leader
Allied Health Professions Building, Multipurpose Room, 3rd Floor

1:45 pm - Student Financial Services Information Session
Education Union
Mary Wally and Ann Schmitt, Student Financial Services
Information regarding scholarships, grants, loans and other financial programs

2:15  -  HIPAA Training Guidance
Ron Rawson, Office of Compliance

2:30 - Title IX Training
Anna Kratky, Title IX Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity

8 pm - Bowling Night
Tropicana Lanes - a fun night for bowlers and non-bowlers alike


Tuesday, August 4 - CPR TRAINING DAY - Learning Resources Center (LRC)
8:30 am - Meet in the LRC lobby for group assignments
Refreshments courtesy of AMA (American Medical Association)

Noon - 1 pm - AMSA (American Medical Student Association) Lunch

1 pm to 4 pm - CPR Training continues

7 - 10 pm - Night at City Museum



Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - STUDENT INFORMATION SESSIONS
8:30 am - Continental Breakfast - Student Education Union (EU)

9:00 am - Overview of the MD Program and Academic Policies
Office of Curricular Affairs - Overview of the curriculum, electives, learning communities, academic policies, and tips for succeeding in medical school
Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed, Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs
William Mootz, M.D., Assistant Dean, Curricular Affairs
Gregory Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

10:15 am - Break

10:30 - The Medical School Experience - Medical School Perspectives from a panel of SLU Students:
Re-I Chin, Shelby Lee and Jackson Sittenauer, Class of 2018
Avni Shah and Jacob Marshall, Class of 2017

11:30 - Campus Security Information for Students
James Moran, Asst. Vice President and Director, Public Safety/Emergency Preparedness

1:30 pm - Orientation "Solar" Open
Golfers and Hackers of all skill levels can get together for 9 holes of fun on the links at the Highland Golf Course in Forest Park.  Sign up at Church on Sunday and on Monday morning

6:00 - 8 pm - Campus Ministry's "Welcome Pool Party"
Simon Recreation Center's Outdoor Pool and Palm Trees.  Sponsored by Campus Ministry



Thursday, August 6 - RESOURCES FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS
8:30 am - Continental Breakfast - Student Education Union (EU)

9:00 - Academic & Personal Resources for Success in Medical School
Professionalism in Medicine, Personal, Academic and Career Counseling
James Willmore, M.D., Associate Dean, Admissions & Student Affairs
Gregory Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Michael Railey, M.D., Associate Dean, Multicultural Affairs

9:45 - Thriving in Medical School
Stuart Slavin, M.D., Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs
Dawn Prentice, LCSW, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute

10:15 - Break

10:30 - Health Outcomes and Disparities in St. Louis
Stuart Slavin, M.D., Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs
Michael Railey, M.D., Associate Dean, Multicultural Affairs
Community Service Day Student Coordinators

11:15 - Office of Campus Ministry - Resources for Students
Reverend Robert Murphy, S.J., Campus Ministry

11:30 - An Introduction to Medical Volunteering
Health Resource Center (Student -Operated Open-Door Clinic)
Casa de Salud (Community Hispanic Clinic)

12:30 pm - LUNCH Out on the Town with your Orientation Support Group
Join your Support Group to explore some of St. Louis' dining and recreational treasures

5:00 - 7:00 pm - Medical Student/Faculty Social  - American Medical Women's Association (AWMA)
For female students only

6:00 - 9:00 pm - Dodge Ball Tournament - Simon Rec Center Courts 4-6
For the male students while the female students are at the AMWA Social



Friday, August 7  - COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY

8:00 am - Continental Breakfast - Student Education Union (EU)

8:30 - Strategy Session for Service Projects - then divide into groups

9 am - 1 pm - Individual Service Projects at Multiple Locations

2 pm - Book Fair 



Saturday, August 8 - Anheuser Busch tour and trip to Ted Drewes 



Sunday, August 9 - Eucharist, St. Francis Xavier College Church.
Masses at 5:15 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am, 10:30 am and 4:30 pm on Sunday



Monday, August 10 - Classes Begin - Education Union at 8 am

       

      
Student Affairs Sponsors: Dr. James Willmore, Dr. Greg Smith and Lisa Bertschinger

Multicultural Affairs Sponsors: Dr. Michael Railey, Colette McLemore and Alberta Concialdi

Contact us at the Office of Student Affairs
314.977.9827 or smithp2@slu.edu, bertscla@slu.edu or willmore@slu.edu