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2013-2014 Schedule

The Medical Explorers will meet at the Dana Health Education Center, in the Auditorium or noted classroom, from 5:45 until 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Please notice Important notices or Changes in RED 

Meetings will start at 5:45 Please be here at 5:30 snacks provided





Sept 25

Open House
Vendors, Representatives, College Advisor, refreshments, and more. Bring family and friends.  Short presentation at  6:15pm

Dana Center Center  Auditorium and Lobby
Oct 2  "Ice Breaker" Meeting Geting to know you and how the meetings should run. Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 9  GUEST: Gary Canter - College Advisor   He'll answer all your questions!  Parents welcome! Take notes, bring recording devices Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 16  GUEST: Dina McKelvy - MMC's Library lecture and tour Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 23  GUEST: Steve Heim - Medical Terminology                          (Head count taken for nxt wks tour) Dana Center - Rm#7   upstairs
Oct 30  Guest:  Heidi Eisenhart - Lecture/Tour Pathology Lab & Autopsy Rm.

Dana Center Audtorium

Nov 4

 GUEST Medical Student - Christopher Butarazzi reviewing "eyes"   GUEST LECTURER:  Dr. Richard Crawford, DMD - Maxillofacial Surgery "Facial Trauma"

Dana Center Auditorium
Nov 13  GUEST Medical Student: John Daggett - reviewing "the Circulatory System"    GUESTS: New Nurses teach you how to take Heart Rates and Blood Pressure - Hands-on!

Dana Center Auditorium

Nov 20

 Tour of the Simulation Center & Tufts Medical School Lecture with Jenny Skolfield            

Brighton Medical Center  Brighton Ave. 3rd floor
Nov 27  Canceled: A Panel of Medical Students answer your questions about College and Medical School Dana Center Auditorium
Dec 6  Pending GUESTS: University of New England's Pre Med Club Dana Center Auditorium
Dec 11                 GUEST:  XXX  with Partners for World Health Dana Center Auditorium
Dec 18  GUEST: Medical Student Jessica Deitz - reviewing "The Circulatory System"  Guest: Frederick Radke, MD discusses "General Surgery" Brighton Medical Center  Brighton Ave - 3rd floor
Dec 25 No Meeting - Christmas Holidays  
Jan 1  No Meeting - New Year's Holidays  
Jan 8  GUEST: A panel of Medical Students and special Guests, OBGYN Residents Drs. Tania Hall and Laura Twist. Dana Center Auditorium
Jan 15  GUEST: Roxanne Taylor and Matt Pare from the Living Donor Program Location: Dana Center Auditorium
Maps available for next weeks mini tour
Jan 22  Canceled: GUEST: Partners for World Health  
Jan 29  GUEST: Mike McGregor, Stryker Sales Representative (Hands on) Laparoscopic power and instrumentation. Dana Center Auditorium
Feb 5  Canceled: GUEST: Abby Smith, Presidet of UNE Pre-Med Club and friends.  

Feb 12

 Canceled: GUEST: Christine Mallar discusses Standardized Patient Care Simulation Center, Brighton Medical Center 4th floor
Feb 19  No Meeting: School Vacation  
Feb 26  CPR/AED Use with Shelly Chipman SIM Center Brighton Medical Center Brighton Ave. - 3rd flr.
Mar 5 Erin Aylward: Comminications student discusses "Speech Language" Scope of Practice  
Mar 12 Guests of Shelly Chipman - CPR/AED Training

SIM Center, Brighton Medical Center, Brighton Ave. - 3rd flr.

Mar 19 Guest: Melissa Blier, C-PA, Congenital Heart Issues TBD
Mar 26 Guest: Anand Rughani, M.D., Neurosurgeon, Deep Brain Simulation and MISTY III Dana Center Auditorium
Apr 2 Guests of Partners for World Health, Elizabeth McLellen 2112 Broadway, Scarborough
Apr 9 Guests of Melissa Blier, Shelly Chipman - Pig Heart Dissection SIM Center, Brighton Medical Center, Brigton Ave. - 3rd flr.
Apr 16 Heather Cady, R.N., EMT-P CFRN, Life Flight Dana Center Auditorium
Apr 23  No Meeting - School Vacation Dana Center Auditorium
Apr 30 Guest: Jim Gillen, C-PA, Trans Aortic Endoscopic Heart Valve Replacement (TAVR) Dana Center Auditorium
May 4 Sunday Afternoon - Potential Tour of Operating Rooms Maine Medical Center
May 7 Cancelled Maine Medical Center
May 14 Party Night, Family and Friends Maine Medical Center



Meetings last approx. 1.5 to 2 hours and are for Students only.  Any Parents that wish to attend meetings should please make arrangements prior to that day.  Family and Friends are welcome to attend the Holiday Party and are encouraged to attend Graduation/Awards Night by invitation.  Please RSVP!

This schedule and meeting locations are subject to change.

Most meetings end by 7:00pm.  We have extra time in case the meeting run late.  View minutes from previous meetings.

Dana Center is located within Maine Medical Center at 22 Bramhall St., Portland. Click here for directions once you are in the hospital.

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