Ophthalmology Interest Meeting Tues Nov 5th, 5pm LA-4

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Come join us on Tuesday November 5th at 5:00pm in LA-4 to learn about the field of ophthalmology from three of our finest residents. In addition, we will briefly talk about summer opportunities to get yourself more directly involved in the field. This is a tremendous opportunity to meet members of the department and begin thinking about your future career! Dinner will be provided. Email ophtho.IG.georgetown@gmail.com to be included on the list-serv

OIG Workshop: How to Succeed in LIMBS

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The Ortho Interest Group will be providing a workshop on Sunday, November 3rd @ 7:00pm in GA-2/4. The workshop will last about 30-45 min, and it will provide tips and strategies to help you do better in LIMBS.
Topics that will be discussed include:
– What should I do to prepare for lab?
– Are there any additional resources (review books, websites, etc) that would help me learn the material?
– What are some useful strategies for studying/taking your first lab practical exam?
– And much more!

The University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship

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Dear Fourth Year Students,
The University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship. Beginning in Spring 2014, one or two outstanding medical students who have successfully completed the third year of medical school at a LCME-accredited institution and who have an interest in orthopaedics will be selected for this award.  The award will include support for housing and travel.
The University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is one of the premiere academic orthopaedic departments in the United States and attracts individuals from throughout the United States and multiple foreign countries who come to Iowa City to advance their education.
The Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship continues the University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation’s long commitment to excellence, service and diversity.  The department was founded by Arthur Steindler who immigrated to the United States because of limited opportunities he faced in Austria.  After establishing the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation in Iowa City in 1913 he sought to provide educational and career opportunities for individuals who shared his commitment to excellence, service and diversity.  Ruth Jackson is one of those individuals.  Ruth Jackson, after graduating from medical school, sought education in surgery, but few if any programs would accept her.  When she contacted Arthur Steindler, he enthusiastically offered her a position in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Iowa.  Ruth Jackson is now recognized as the first woman orthopaedic surgeon in the United States and the Ruth Jackson Society, an organization devoted to advancing women in orthopaedics, is named for her.
The Jackson-Steindler Clerkship Awardees will participate in the clinical services at the University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, the educational programs including conferences and surgical skills education as well as have the opportunity to participate in research conferences.  Successful applicants will have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and an interest in advancing diversity within the specialty of orthopaedics.  The clerkship is not affiliated with the Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation residency match program.
All applications materials should be received by April 1, 2014.  Awardees will be notified no later than April 30, 2014.  Please see the web site at  http://www.uiortho.com/RJSO.htmfor complete application instructions.

Joseph A. Buckwalter, M.D.
Professor and Head
Arthur Steindler Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery