Last week, President Obama announced plans to expand offshore drilling in the United States, allowing new exploration in federal waters as close as 125 miles from Florida’s Gulf coast. The move comes on the heels of efforts in Florida last fall to open state waters for oil and natural gas exploration. The state’s oil and gas industry is cautiously optimistic about the president’s move while environmentalists worry it’s the beginning of a big expansion in federal- and state-controlled waters. We’ll hear reaction to the federal plan and talk about what it means for Florida.
Inertia is a force that resists gravity; gravity is a force which attracts lesser objects towards something greater than themselves. Let gravity pull you towards something greater than yourself! Come see Inertia: The Musical, and together we will make a Movement that can never be still; April 15‐ 17, 8pm; April 18, 3pm in USF Theatre 2; $5 for students, $10 for general admission.
“Hospice” isn’t a place, but a system of care…and third year med students are finding out what it’s all about as they visit dying patients in their homes as part of a USF College of Medicine clerkship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV follows a pair of students on their visits and finds out how the experience affects them.
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An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic future physicians.
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Barbara Brooks, M.A., Coordinator, Primary Care Clerkship
USF College of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine
Judith Leipold attends as Bertha Palmer with period piano selections by Chrystalle DeLuca. Hats and gloves enjoyed; period attire encouraged. Proceeds benefit the DAR’s Grandma Moses Scholarship for Mature Women. Tickets, $15 (please RSVP by May 15); walk-ins welcomed at $20. 941-953-7955 or www.sarasotadar.org