Health Sciences Education Symposium

First Author Information

Kimberly Sanford, M.D., Department of Pathology, VCU School of Medicine

Additional Author(s) Information

Lorraine Colon-Cartegena, M.D., Department of Pathology, VCU School of Medicine

Lindsay Sterling, VCU School of Medicine

Ashley Hadjis, VCU School of Medicine

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March 2019

Abstract/Short Description

Pathology Student Interest Groups (PSIG) are a recruitment tool supported by VCU Department of Pathology to attract medical students into pathology residency. VCU PSIG wanted to increase student attendance and engagement by choosing an off-site venue and employing gamification to increase student interaction with pathology residents and faculty.


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VCU Medical Education Symposium