College of Medicine Office of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs is concerned with the overall growth, development, and graduation of medical students. Thus, the goal of our office is to serve students through a wide range of activities and programs, including career counseling, residency placement, graduation activities, and much, much more.
Class of 2016 Results Summary and Residency Placement
Congratulations Class of 2016 on a very successful Match!
Please join the Office of Student Affairs in congratulating the Class of 2016 as well as the graduating seniors from all medical universities as they make plans to pursue post graduate training in different locations across the US. The UTHSC College of Medicine is proud to announce that 43% of our graduating class will remain in the state of Tennessee; 46% will be pursuing primary care specialties, including family medicine, internal medicine, medicine-pediatrics, obstetrics & gynecology, and pediatrics! This year, the Class celebrated their success with family and friends at the beautiful Pink Palace.
2016 College of Medicine May Graduation
The DEADLINE for COM faculty to RSVP participation at the College of Medicine graduation is May 20, 2016.
The Memphis Cook Convention Center ~ South Hall (255 N Main Street)
Friday, May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - Noon (approximate).
3 ways Faculty can RSVP
There are three ways to RSVP your participation at the 2016 COM May Graduation:
- complete the 2016 May Graduation RSVP online form: Graduation RSVP Form
- fax your completed printer-friendly Graduation RSVP Form to Debbey Hester at 448-7085;
- call the Office of Student Affairs at 448-5684 to RSVP via telephone with Alysia Danley.
The RSVP Deadline is 5:00 PM, May 20th.
Note: Free onsite parking available at the MCCC. Faculty should proceed directly to the MCCC South Hall faculty staging area upon arrival by 9:30 AM. Academic regalia is required for on-stage seating.
- Reserve your academic regalia online. The deadline to order academic regalia is April 1, 2016 (Cost: $52.00 - Departmental account number required).
Academic regalia will be available for early pick-up on Wednesday, May 25th and Thursday, May 26th. Regalia not picked up by 4:00 PM Thursday, May 26th will be delivered to the MCCC South Hall faculty staging area.
Parent's Reception: Invitation for COM Faculty
COM Faculty are also invited to attend the Class of 2016 Parent's Reception Thursday evening, May 26 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden (750 Cherry Road).
- COM Faculty RSVP Online for Parent's Reception. RSVP deadline is 5:00 pm May 20, 2016
Making plans with the Class of 2016
Graduation Class Composite Photographs
Time will pass quickly and your schedules will fill-up before you know it! Please
take advantage of the opportunity in both Memphis and Chattanooga to have your senior
photograph taken for the Medicine Composite.
DEADLINE: January 7, 2016
Memphis Campus: November 4 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM | SAC North Lounge, 3rd Floor
Appointments are not necessary. Remaining dates to have graduation composite photo taken in Memphis: November 9, December 1, January 6, and January 7.
Chattanooga Campus: November 17 | 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM | Whitehall Building, GME Office, Suite 104 Conference Room
Appointments are not necessary but please RSVP. . Remaining dates to have graduation composite photo taken in Chattanooga: November 9, December 1, January 6, and January 7.
AAMC Graduation Questionnaire
Each year in February, senior medical students are asked to participate in the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire. Participation in the Graduation Questionnaire is an important way to provide feedback to improve medical education and student support services at our medical school. The questionnaire is a primary source of data on clinical training effectiveness, specialty and career plans, financial aid and student wellness.
After the survey closes, the AAMC will provide reports that aggregate results at the school level. These results are compared to national aggregated responses to benchmark how our school is performing in certain critical areas. The AAMC also uses these responses to provide information to support advocacy efforts for medical education.
Important Upcoming Dates for the Class of 2016
Protecting our UTHSC Brand! It's a BIG deal
Student groups and organizations often do not realize all that they need to do before producing and selling an item such as a T-shirt. First, they must submit the design for their art to the UTHSC Communications and Marketing Department for review. After Communications and Marketing has reviewed, edited and approved the design, it then must be submitted to the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs. All student fund-raising projects, even when they don't include the UTHSC brand, must first be approved by the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs. The Office of Trademark Licensing will provide an updated list of approved vendors from which to choose at http://licensing.tennessee.edu/. Vendors who do not appear on the list are not approved to print items with the UTHSC brand.
Dr. Susan Brewer will be hosting an afternoon info-session on "Fundraising Hurdles & Campus Regulations" for COM student group and organization leaders. Class officers (presidents, vice-presidents, secretaries and treasurers) are also expected to attend. Group/organization leaders and class officers are asked to RSVP responding to your MeetingWizard invitation or by contacting Alysia Danley (firstname.lastname@example.org / 448-5684) directly. Time and location of meeting TBA.
Health Services for UTHSC Students Outside Memphis
For ALL students, on or off the UT Health Science Center (UTHSC) campus, a University Health Services (UHS) on-call provider is available 24/7 for any urgent issue (medical or behavioral health). The number to call is 901-541-5654.
If you are having an emergency, call 911 to access immediate help in your area. To reach a provider at UHS, Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30, call 901-448-5630. More Information
Clinica Esperanza (Clinic of Hope) serves uninsured, Hispanic patients each Wednesday from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. With the support of Christ Community Clinic, Clinica Esperanza has helped meet the medical needs of hundreds of patients over the last three years. The clinic is completely run by volunteers. Student volunteers from all four medical school classes come each week and serve as interpreters, work in the lab, help update patient records, and interview and examine patients under the direction of attending physicians. The attending physicians from the departments of Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Ob/Gyn provide patients with excellent care, while exemplifying for the students the importance of serving in the community as an essential part of the medical profession. Clinica Esperanza would also like to thank our faculty sponsors, Dr. Adams-Graves, Dr. Ellis, Dr. Lewis, and Dr. Steinhauer for their continued support as volunteer attendings. Clinica Esperanza is located at 2861 Broad Avenue in the Christ Community building. If you would like more information about Clinica Esperanza, please E-mail email@example.com.
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Office of Student Affairs
910 Madison Ave, #1031
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5684
Fax: (901) 448-7085
Susan C. Brewer, M.D.
David M. Stern, M.D.