Weekly Updates: 8/21-25/17
Hello St. Luke's students,
Below are the weekly announcements for the upcoming week. Please submit all events for the weekly email by clicking on this link for the announcement submission form by 5:00 pm on Sunday. When requesting a room in the Estes building, use the room reservation form. Please submit reimbursements to Dr. Dave using the reimbursement form. Check out all upcoming events at St. Luke's on our SGA calendar. If you are a student leader, please refer to the student org leaders google drive folder. More resources for SGA can be found in our SGA google drive folder.
Campus Activities and Events
1. Barriers in Healthcare for LGBTQ Patients - 12:00p, Wednesday 8/23 @ Estes Lecture Room (room TBA)
This talk will be given by Amanda Porter and Corrine Goodwin, representations from Lehigh Valley Renaissance. LV Renaissance is a transgender support group that aims to provide nonjudgmental support to transgender individuals and education to our community. They will lead a group conversation on how gender identity affects interactions with healthcare providers and the healthcare system. We are keeping this talk as informal and as conversational as possible, so bring your questions! Lunch will be provided.
Contact: Emily Du, email@example.com
2. Health Advocacy Resource at Temple/St. Luke's (HEARTS) Clinic Volunteer Orientation - 9:00a, Saturday 8/26 @ Broughal Middle School, 114 W Morton St, Bethlehem
The annual HEARTS Clinic Orientation will be held Saturday, August 26th from 9am-12p! All medical students interested in clinic participation are highly encouraged to attend as there will be many new and radical changes to how the clinic functions this year and to the roles and responsibilities you will be taking as the provider for the patient. A light wholesome Dunkin Donuts breakfast will be provided.
Contact: Jon Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Events and Opportunities
St. Luke's Health Network Activities and Events
1. Lehigh Valley Zoo's 8th Annual Run Wild - 8:00a, Sunday 8/20 @ Lehigh Valley Zoo
2. Saucon Rail Trail 10K - 8:30a, Monday 9/4 @ Upper Saucon Park
Are you interested in participating in a fun race that benefits St. Luke’s cancer patients? If so, join us for the Tail on the Trail approved Saucon Rail Trail 10k. St. Luke’s has partnered with HCM Foundation on this race, and all proceeds will be set aside for our cancer patients. HCM Foundation is a local 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to provide opportunities and financial support to cancer patients, survivors, and their families. Through their generosity, our patients have been able to get assistance with medical bills/co-pays, rent, utilities, and other expenses. (http://hcmfoundation.org/events/saucon-rail-trail-10k/) All are welcome to participate! Just note that if you walk, the road crossings will be unsupported after 10am (15min mile pace). After 10am, please use caution and obey all rules of the road and trail.
3. Run with the Heroes - 7:30a, Saturday 9/16 @ 7:30a @ Sand Island
4. 5th Annual Blue Ribbon 5K Race and Family Fun Walk - 7a to 11a, Saturday 9/24 @ Anderson Campus Cancer Center
It's that time of year again to recruit our super friendly volunteers! Please contact Jen Jones in radiation oncology with any availability you may have to help out that morning. Any help that day is greatly appreciated. This event is not possible without our amazing volunteers.
Contact: Jen Jones, Jennifer.email@example.com
5. 13th Annual Contemporary Issues in Trauma 2017 - 7:00a Friday 10/6 @ ArtsQuest Center
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