Spring 2017 Schedule

Spring 2017 Young Doctors Club Schedule

Semester topic: Nutrition and Exercise

1/13 – First day back! Neurotransmitters and exercise
1/20 – Muscle
1/27 – Hidden Figures viewing
2/3 – Showing and discussion of Fed Up
2/10 – Portion Control
2/17 – Fats, Carbs, and Protein
2/24 – Obesity, Diabetes, and Hypertension
3/3 – Iron Chef Activity
3/10 – Guest speaker: Nutritionist
3/24 – Dental Students Lead!
3/31 – Dental Students Lead!
4/7 – Guest Speaker
4/14 – Health Fair Preparation
4/21 – Health Fair Preparation
4/28 – Health Fair Preparation
5/5 – Health Fair Preparation

We’re so excited for this semester! If you have any questions, please contact us at youngdoctors.lawndale@gmail.com.

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YD College Bound at Northwestern University

This past summer, Young Doctors started a pilot project, YD College Bound. This component aims to provide our high school participants college exposure to get them thinking about how college may fit in their long-term goals of becoming future healthcare providers. Part of this initiative is visiting local colleges and universities. On August 19th, we visited University of Chicago, and on September 2nd, we visited Northwestern University. We hope to visit a few more campuses in the future, and if your high school student is interested in coming, please contact JJ Locquiao (jlocqu2@uic.edu).

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UIC College of Medicine Urban Medicine Bus Tour

The UIC College of Medicine Urban Medicine (UMED) Program makes a stop at Young Doctors during its annual fall bus tour.

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Young Doctors Club Fall 2016 Schedule

The following schedule was designed by the current YD leadership team based on the interests of current young doctors. IMG_5842

  • Aug 20th- UMed Bus Tour, 2-4pm

  • Aug 26th, 5:30-7:30pm Overview of Mental Health

  • Sep 2nd- Labor Day OFF

  • Sep 9th, 5:30-7:30pm Neuroanatomy

  • Sep 16th, 5:30-7:30pm Mood Disorder

  • Sep 23rd, 5:30-7:30pm Substance Abuse:  Drugs and Alcohol

  • Sep 30th, 5:30-7:30pm Domestic Violence

  • Oct 1st- Lawndale 5K (Saturday) Purple Shirts!

  • Oct 7th, 5:30-7:30pm Dental Students

  • Oct 14th, 5:30-7:30pm Gang Violence

  • Oct 21st, 5:30-7:30pm Cyberbullying

  • Oct 28th, 5:30-7:30pm Speaker: Police

  • Nov 4th, 5:30-7:30pm Sheep Brain Dissection

  • Nov 11th, 5:30-7:30pm Speaker

  • Nov 18th, 5:30-7:30pm  Thanksgiving Potluck

  • Nov 25th- Thanksgiving Day OFF

    PS:  If your Young Docs want assistance with school work, JJ will be at Green Tomato Café from 4:45pm-5:30pm for academic support before each scheduled YD session.

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6th Annual Young Doctors Health Fair

Date: Sunday April 17th

Time: 12:30-2:00pm

Location: Lawndale Christian Health Center (LCHC) – Main Lobby

3860 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60623

Features: Posters on HIV/AIDS, Food Deserts, Oral Health, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Health Disparities; blood pressure testing, blood glucose checks, and more!!!


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Suturing Workshop


So you think you want to be a surgeon?

Young Doctors is happy to announce that on Friday February 19th and Friday February 26th we will be holding a suturing workshop lead by Dr. Justin Lee, a pediatric surgeon and Dr. Marco Ellis, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.

Feb. 19: Suturing workshop Part I and Dr. Justin Lee

Feb. 26: Suturing workshop Part II and Dr. Marco Ellis

Get ready!!

Check out the pictures!

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New YD Schedule Added

Welcome back Young Doctors!!  This is going to be a great term as we learn more about infectious disease and global health. So get excited and check out the current Spring schedule!

Spring Schedule

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Young Doctors in the News

Check out the Young Doctors in this month’s UIC NEWS!! We are so proud of you guys!

Young Doctors in UIC News

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Young Doctors and the Lawndale 5K Run/Walk

As a reminder, Young Doctors will be participating the Lawndale 5K Run/Walk for the 3rd year in a row! We encourage all students to sign up and take part in this fun event.

Date: Saturday September 26, 2015

Location: 3860 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60623

Time: 8:30-11:30am (race starts at 9am)

Price: $15


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Welcome Back!


We all hope you had a great summer. This term we will be learning about GLOBAL HEALTH. Sessions will focus on global health disparities, culture and health, globalization technology and health, oral hygiene and global health, infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS and parasitic infections and many more interesting topics. We will also be getting involved in a service project to give back to the community and abroad. We can’t wait to see everyone!

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