Community and Outreach

Mark Stavros, M.D., Frist Humanitarian of the Year Honoree

Mark Stavros, M.D., the College of Medicine’s education director for emergency medicine, was announced as an HCA Frist Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2017. He asked that the accompanying $10,000 donation go to FSUCares, a student organization at the College of Medicine devoted to helping underserved and underprivileged populations both locally and internationally. (2017, 2m:28s)

Rural Learning Experience (RuLE) Highlights

First-year College of Medicine students board buses and fan out across North Florida to explore rural health care on the FSU College of Medicine Rural Learning Experience (RuLE) trip, sponsored by the Florida Blue Foundation. The idea is to increase the students’ familiarity with rural health – and the possibility that they’ll practice rural medicine – by exposing them early to rural communities and health providers. (2017, 4m:47s)

Dance Marathon 2015

Each year, the students who organize the mammoth undertaking known as Dance Marathon at Florida State University bring a generous check to the College of Medicine. These videos show how that money supports school-based clinics that provide primary care for young people in Gadsden County. (2015)

The Face of the Uninsured

Created for the College's Cover the Uninsured Week, the interviews in this video were filmed by medical students who spoke with uninsured patients in the community and within the college. (2015, 12m:28s)

Dreams Within Our Reach: The SSTRIDE Story

Learn about the SSTRIDE program, Science Students Together Reaching Instructional Diversity & Excellence, an outreach effort of the FSU College of Medicine with support from Florida's Area Health Education Centers. (2014, 6m:16s)

Many Stories, One Heart

A dozen students from different backgrounds talk about their experiences at the College of Medicine: the collegiality, the faculty support, the reputation for excellence and especially the unparalleled hands-on experience with actual patients. (2014, 9m:25s)

Ahora Means Now!

Meet three Hispanic students who discuss how welcoming the College of Medicine was for them – and why the need for scholarships has never been greater if other minority students are going to get a chance at medical school. (2012, 12m:21s)

SSTRIDE Summer Institute

Every summer, high school students from our regional campus communities spend a week at the College of Medicine getting fully immersed in the life of a medical student. In this video, a handful of them discuss what they learned. (2012, 5m:51s)

think smart: STEMM

Created in conjunction with Take Stock in Children (sponsor of project), this video encourages K-12 children to consider a career in a STEMM field, which stands for Science Technology Engineering Math and Medicine. All of the actors are either College of Medicine students or participants in our SSTRIDE outreach program. Three of the actors are also Take Stock In Children graduates.