René Laënnec Society
Acting through the ideals of professionalism, integrity, & compassion; we strive to listen and learn from others while also caring for our own well-being. Just as Rene Laennec, inventor of the stethoscope, listened to his patient's hearts, we listen to the needs of our community and colleagues.
FAC WAC Competition
FAC WAC is an annual fundraising event sponsored by the R. Laennec Osler Student Society. It is an academic competition between two teams of faculty vs. faculty. Students ask the teams questions about anatomy, science, pop culture, and anything else! All proceeds benefit St. Vincent's clinic.
This year's event was held November 8th in the Old Red Amphitheatre. Admission was $5 each which included a pizza lunch a well as great door prizes from generous local businesses. Tickets were sold in Joe's and John Sealy Cafeterias the week before and at the door.Some of which included:
- $200 gift certificate to the UTMB Bookstore,
- $125 gift basket from The Spot, and
- Gift certificates to many other local restaurants.
This year's event raised approximately $500.00!!
Jose Barral, M.D., Ph.D.
Matthew Dacso, M.D.
John Fraser, Jr., M.D.
Bernard Karnath, M.D. (Osler Scholar, Co-Coordinator)
Patricia Rogers, M.D. (Co-Coordinator)
Tony S. Wen, M.D.
Ralph “Nick” Burns, SOM2 (Osler Student Scholar)
Brian Dillon, SOM3 (Osler Student Scholar)
Brittany Graham, SOM3 (Osler Student Scholar)
Meena Guirguis, SOM3
Aswathi Kumar, SOM3
Kael Kuster, SOM4
Haren Patel, SOM3
Lorena Salcedo, SOM3
Vanessa Sanchez, SOM3
Mallory B. Smith, SOM4
Roster of Members