Weekly Newsletter // Sep. 17-23

Hello Future Physicians!

Just a reminder, the GBM will be on Monday the 18th and Tuesday the 19th in LCD4 (both days) from 5-6pm

Please bring your semester dues of $10 dollars. You can also pay for both semester which is $20. We accept cash, Venmo, and Chase QuickPay.

 

1. Bowling with members of the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse 

When: Friday Sept 22nd, 9am-12pm and/or 12pm-3pm

Where: Waveland Bowl, 3700 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

The event will be worth 30 Points (if one of the shifts available is attended) and 70 Points (if both shifts are attended).

No-show penalty: 30 Points (if signed up for one shift), 50 Points (if signed up for both shifts)

Sign up here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc2SUENJcjngPDcVIpRzlYCcNrnDJRzqwT0ujn_i9blEQhguQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

With questions reach out to Sol (ssavch2@uic.edu) or Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu)

 

2. Pizza with members of the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse

 

When: Tuesday Sept 26nd, 10am-1:00pm

Where: Lou Malnatis, 1235 W Randolph St,

Volunteers will meet at MBIC (

1436 W Randolph St ) 

and assist/escort members on a walk to and from the restaurant with staff. After lunch volunteers will assist in escorting members back to MBIC so that they may take their usual Pace transportation home.

The event will be worth 35 Points 

No-show penalty: 35 Points

Sign up here: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFngCjOq32aw4C6i4kvU1NHO9QbE5turU4amWmcapLSr20KA/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

With questions reach out to Sol (ssavch2@uic.edu) or Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu).

 

 

3. New member application for the Clinical Experience Committee. 

 

Please, fill out the form below by Sun 9/24.  Contact Sol (ssavch2@uic.edu) with any questions. Note, any members from the previous years need to reapply.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvJfNhxWlH_E2mECvp0N04PSgf8C5wz2OY_bY9uyCz3GyzmQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

 

4. Mentor/Mentee Committee-If you are interested in becoming a mentor or mentee for the upcoming year please fill out this form https://goo.gl/forms/PudnRlf6tLNLkfKG2 by Sept 30th!

 

5. Volunteer Committee. 

 

If you want to help out with planning volunteer events this year fill out this form!   Contact Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu) with any questions. 

 

Volunteer Committee Application

 

6. Physician Lecture Committee Application

 

If you are interested in helping to arrange lectures with physicians, medical students, and researchers while making great connections and learning about future opportunities, please apply to be part of the Physician Lecture Committee. It is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience and meet some great people. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Perkowski at mperko5@uic.edu

 

Click here for the Physician Lecture Committee application!

 

7. UIC Emergency Medical Services- Are you interested in gaining clinical experience? Are you a person who is excited by the idea of helping save and preserve life during medical emergencies? We offer an EMS 200 course on campus, which certifies and prepares students for an EMT-B license. For questions about the course or how being an EMT was meaningful as a pre-med, e-mail Gelique at gayala4@uic.edu

 

8. 2017 Chicago Marathon

 

When: Sunday October 8th, 5:00am - 10:15am

Where: LaSalle Boulevard between Ohio Street and Huron Street

This year we will be at Aid Station 2 for the Chicago Marathon (which also means cool Chicago Marathon Gear). Come help us hand out water and Gatorade to the runners at they run the marathon. Since we are at aid station 2 we will be done early! There is limited availability so it is first come first serve. The event will be worth 60 Points

No-show penalty: 50 Points

To sign up fill out both of the forms below, 1 is for SFP and one is for the Chicago Marathon. For the Chicago Marathon Registration scroll down and find UIC Society of Future Physicians to make sure you're registered under our group!

 

SFP 2017 Chicago Marathon Sign Up

Chicago Marathon Registration

 

If you have any questions feel free to email Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu).

 

 

9. 2017 Hot Chocolate 5k/15k

 

When: Sunday October 29th, Time: TBD

Where: Millennium Park Area

Come help out at the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k. Spend some time with your fellow SFP members at the race and then enjoy some free chocolate covered snacks after you're done volunteering! The volunteering shift will be early in the morning and will most likely be worth more than 60 Points. (More info will be distributed in October to those who sign up to volunteer). There is limited availability so it is first come first serve.

The event will be worth: TBD

No-show penalty: TBD

To sign up fill out both of the forms below, 1 is for SFP and one is for the RAM Racing which is the organization that does the run.

 

SFP 2017 Hot Chocolate 5k/15k Sign Up

RAM Racing SFP Registration

 

If you have any questions feel free to email Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu).

 

10. Weekly SPARK Missions

 

When: Saturdays, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: Port Center (PEB B60) and in the city

Starting Saturday, September 23rd, there will be weekly SPARK Missions that you are welcome to attend. SPARK is a student created non-profit organization that helps the homeless in Chicago. At the Port Center you will bag lunches (sandwiches, chips, fruit, water, cookies) and then after all the lunches are made you will head out into the city and hand out the lunches. All supplies will be provided by SPARK, the only thing you are asked to bring is good walking shoes and your Ventra pass. If you are interested in participating, send an email to Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu) by 5:00 PM the Friday before the mission you want to attend, include your name and the date you want to attend. The event will be worth 30 Points

No-show penalty: 30 Points

 

If you have any questions feel free to email Nick (nkoto2@uic.edu).

 

11. SOCIAL EVENT at Shedd Aquarium 9/26 at 1pm!

Great opportunity to meet SFP members and visit the Shedd! Please email Kevin, the Social Chair, at kkappe3@uic.edu to sign up. Please sign up before midnight of 9/24.

Points:  20

No-show penalty: 20 Points

Cancellations must be received no later than 11:59 on Sept 25.

 

12. New member application for the Social Committee Committee.

 

Any individuals interested in being a member of the Social Committee for the coming year please fill out the following application by Sunday Sept. 24.  Any members from last year are required to fill out the application.  Feel free to join multiple committees.

 Social Committee Application

Contact Kevin Kappenman at kkappe3@uic.edu with any questions.

 

13. Additionally, we would like to give a quick shoutout to last years spectacular SFP Scholarship winners!! 

 

Daisy Edmison

Kevin Kappenman

Anastasiya Loos

Mark Perkowski

 

Best,

 

-SFP E-Board