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Convocation

Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Dayton Masonic Center

New students will receive the symbol of their chosen profession — the white coat — and take their first oath of professional medical ethics at the Convocation and White Coat Ceremony.

Graduation

After intense study and specialized training, medical students in the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2021 will be able to experience the school’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 2nd.

Match Day 2021

On March 19, 2021, graduating students of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, alongside medical students nationwide, will be participating in the Annual Match Day Ceremonies at 12:00 p.m. ET. 

Community

Boonshoft School of Medicine student answering phone, contact tracing

 

They have quickly become detectives in the war against COVID-19. Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) students say conducting contact tracing of people testing positive for the virus has been challenging but underscores its importance in limiting the spread of the pandemic.
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Education

Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty teaching medicine with mask

 

Quickly switching to virtual instruction, maintaining personal connections with students and shouldering an increased workload were among the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic for the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) faculty.
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Research

Young student in mask getting temperature taken

 

Quarantining students for close contact to a COVID-19-infected classmate, even if they don’t become sick, is causing children to miss a substantial amount of in-person class. In a nine-week grading period, a 14-day quarantine, which health officials recommended for most of the school year, would result in a student missing nearly one-fourth of in-person class time.
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Announcements

The American Medical Association national conference, ChangeMedEd, accepted a poster by Wright State researchers discussing a virtual symposium that encouraged medical students and residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and share vaccination information with their patients.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ngozi F. Anachebe, Pharm.D, M.D., FACOG, to the position of Vice Dean for Educational Affairs at Boonshoft School of Medicine, effective October 18, 2021.

Events

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10 am to 11 am
WebEx Link will be sent weekly to faculty, staff, and students via email
Thursday, July 29, 2021, 1 pm to 2 pm
Collaborate Ultra Link will be sent weekly to faculty, staff, and students via email
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, Noon to 12:30 pm

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News

Wright State medical student Elisabeth Adkins appointed to Student National Medical Association board

Elisabeth Adkins, a dual M.D./ MBA student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, was appointed the SNMA's national community service committee co-chairperson.

Convocation ceremony marks start of medical education for class of 2025

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine will welcome 128 students during the annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony on July 25.

Boonshoft School of Medicine hires new vice dean for educational affairs

Ngozi Anachebe will join Wright State after serving as senior associate dean of admissions and student affairs at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Wright State Professor Sherif Elbasiouny awarded a $3 million federal grant to study weakness in aging

Researchers at Wright State, Ohio State and Ohio University will examine the neural mechanisms underlying weakness in aging.