August 7, 2013


Upcoming Birthdays

August 9        Candice Maietti ‘14
August 11      Abe Feshazion ‘16
August 12      Jessey Chugh ‘16
August 14      Adam Taft ‘17
August 14      Karishma Habbu ‘17
August 15      Brad Lankowsky ‘16
August 15      Ryan Moore ‘17
August 17      Maria   Latz ‘16
August 17      Dinah  Chen ‘17
August 17      Maria Latz ‘16

Add a birthday!

CSR Board Members

President - Abraham Feshazion
Vice President - Nischay Rege
Secretary - Sara Zakem
Treasurer - Camille Huwyler
Social Chair - Anand Kaul
Social Chair - Sydney Yee
Class Officer - Kathryn Kreicher
Class Officer - Scott Brigeman
Tech Rep - Vivek Pamulapati
Community Service Rep - Paul Park
AAMC-OSC Rep - Bryan Zuniga
SCME Chair - Nelroy Jones
SCME Board:
Aaron Kearney
Adam Tabbaa
Bona Ko
Nischay Rege
Sarah Gael
Shira Lerner
Mansi Shah

For the LOLs

A man goes to his doctor for a complete checkup. "I'm afraid I have some very bad news," the doctor says. "You're dying, and you don't have much time left."

"Give it to me straight, Doc. How long have I got?" says the man.

"Ten," the doctor says sadly.

"Ten?" the man asks. "Ten what? Months? Weeks? What?"

"Nine.. eight... seven..."

Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine
Committee of Student Representatives
Cleveland, OH 44118
Copyright (C) 2013

Hello Case Med,

Welcome back to another year at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and greetings to our newest family members, the M1 class! I hope everyone had a fun and productive summer. Despite struggling through the pain of readjusting to the academic grind, the fun doesn't have to end just because the break has. There are plenty of events and activities happening in the near future to take your attention off the books for a little while.

First, the Wilderness Medicine Interest Group is again organizing the the CaseMed Whitewater Camping and Rafting Trip. For newly matriculated students and returning students alike, I highly recommend that you sign up. Listen M1s: Students who've attended in the past would attest that there is no better time and place to connect with each other and upperclassmen. Even if you are not an outdoorsy person, I guarantee it will be the highlight of your year.

Second, look out for information on the the End of Block 1/ Start of Block 5 party which will be released soon by our social chairs Sydney Yee and Anand Kaul. If you cannot make it out for camping and rafting, this will be a more traditional affair with no trees or bugs involved. For more ways to get involved and be social, be sure to attend the activities fair on August 21, from 1-3pm.

Third, at Case we are never short of volunteering opportunities. On Friday, October 4th, from 12-5pm there will be a free community health fair at Adelbert Gym as part of "Case for Community Day." Supervising physician Dr. George Kikano (who has a reputation of being awesome with students and ultrafantastical all around) would like to know if up to 20 students from the SOM are interested in volunteering for this event. Students will assist physicians and nurses with health screenings including blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, dental, HIV testing, and more. It's a great opportunity to gain clinical experience while helping the community. Andrea Lui, M2 is coordinating volunteers on behalf of the Urban Health Pathway--email her at if interested. M1s, you are medical students now. This includes you!

Finally, I'm sure that everyone is aware that CWRU SOM is building a new medical school set to open in 2016. What everyone may not know is that the faculty and staff here at Case are looking for YOUR ideas and opinions on the final designs of the school! What do you wish this building had? More windows? More outlets? Smart boards? Your Vice President Nischay Rege and I will be sending out details on how to submit your ideas soon. Everyone is also invited to an open discussion with Dean Pamela Davis on Friday, August 23 at 12pm in E401. All students of any class are encouraged to share their thoughts. Your contributions will benefit generations of future students to come.

That's all for now.

-Abe, CSR President


August 21, 1-3pm - Activities Fair

August 23, 12pm - New Building Discussion

August 23/24 - Camping/Rafting Trip

October 4, 12-5pm - Case for Community Day Event



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