Letter to the VTCSOM Community
We know Friday’s U.S. Presidential Executive Order on immigration enforcement is causing anxiety within our community. We want to share resources and opportunities for our community to voice concerns.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 sets bar with class gift
It was the best kept secret at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine earlier this month when the Class of 2017 presented Tarin Schmidt-Dalton, associate professor of family and community medicine and assistant dean for clinical science years 1 and 2, with a check for $10,000 to go toward the needs of the school’s clinical science curriculum.
Docs for Morgan event promotes friendly rivalry for a good cause
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students will try to win back their title against a team of Carilion Clinic residents, attending physicians, and Jefferson College of Health Sciences students in the fifth annual Docs for Morgan basketball challenge. This fundraiser supports the Morgan Dana Harrington Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
Leading expert in medication-related jaw deterioration to present at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Salvatore L. Ruggiero, one of the foremost experts in how certain medications can cause deterioration of the jawbone, will deliver the keynote address as part of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s Oral Health Week.
First Caroline Osborne Memorial Scholarship awarded at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Born in England and raised by a single mother with modest financial means, Amie Calimlim recently became the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine's first recipient of the Caroline Osborne Memorial Scholarship, which was established to honor the memory of a student in the school’s charter class.
Unique curriculum for new medical students underscores meaning of white coat
The white coat — certainly one of the most-recognized and revered symbols of the medical profession. For many medical students, their first time donning that crisp, white jacket with their name neatly embroidered on the front shows the world that after much hard work, they finally made it to medical school.
From the Dean
Dean Cynda Johnson welcomes students and talks about how a medical school is started.
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