Murphy Society Talks Rural Health
By Murphy Society Leader Sydnei Tolefree
Dr. Tyler Hughes, recently named the National Rural Health Practitioner of the Year, came to speak to students of Murphy Society over the noon lunch hour on Thursday, November 29. Dr. Hughes was invited to speak about his unique experience as a general surgeon in McPherson, Kansas. Having experienced life and practice in both an urban and rural setting, Dr. Hughes was able to provide a unique perspective. Before moving to McPherson, Dr. Hughes practiced general surgery in Dallas for 15 years. He described his hectic schedule in Dallas, detailing how at one point he had to have his nurse drive him to each of the 5 hospitals he was contracted to cover so that he could sleep during the trip. Eager for change, seventeen years ago an opportunity opened up in McPherson, Ks where he has been ever since. Read more on the Murphy Society page...
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No Shave November Contest Update
Voting closed Monday, December 11. Thanks to all who voted.
Academic Society Art Fair and MSA Talent Show
The Academic Societies and Medical Student Assocation will team up to present an evening of medical student talent Friday, January 11 at 5pm in Battenfeld Auditorium and Francisco Lounge. Students interested in displying their art for the Fair should contact Annette Kramer and let her know what would be needed for their display (e.g. easels, tables, bulletin board, etc.). Students who participate in the Art Fair and/or Talent Show will earn points for their society towards the Society Cup!
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