DOF Foundation Pathway Newsflash

February 2023

This month, in The DOF Foundation: At the 2023 ACGME conference we gave a poster presentation using a virtual simulation workshop to increase the competency of interns in effective feedback skills. We also gave a workshop on "Plugging the leak - creating an inclusive and equitable environment for UiM residents" Also, two of the DOF Foundations's Medical Students Kendal Johnson and Sarah Choe guided and mentored upcoming medical students on at least 7 MCAT tutoring & counseling sessions! We are proud to announce our very own, Dotun Ogunyemi, MD was awarded the Society Of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Diversity, Equity, and inclusion Award 2023.

January 2023

The DOF Foundation continues to provide health screenings and our DOF medical students provided short presentations discussing Vaccination, RSV, Diabetes, and Blood Pressure ‚Äča local health event.

November 2022

The DOF Foundation was honored to attend the Youth health awareness fair, part of Project Joy's Health Series. This event featured remarkable medical specialists, community leaders and advocates focused on empowering youth and families health.

August 2022

Kicking off our Enrichment Workshop, Dr. Dotun Ogunyemi walked our mentees through a mental phenomena know as A.N.T.S. - Automatic Negative Thoughts - depicting the various forms of ANTS we deal with on a regular basis, the harmful remifactions they can pose on an indivudals professional, academic, and personal identity, and various methods to cope and subdue these rampant thoughts through the excercise of positive thinking and thoughtful planning.

May 2022

Starting off our Workshop, Dotun Ogunyemi MD led this month's wellness presentation on the value of optimism. Students participated in surveys on dispositional optimism and decision making styles to gain self-awareness of their specific outlook on life whether more positive or negative. Students learned about positive thinking, and reframing to increase resilience. They were also learned how to create an optimistic mindset

April 2022

Greetings from the DOF Foundation! We hope you all had a safe and wonderful Easter Weekend. We are excited to update you all with all the exciting events that have taken place for the month of April!

January 2022

Happy New Years from the DOF Foundation! We are excited for the new year and look forward to our future collaborations and accomplishments in the months to come!

November 2021

Medical Students participated in a simulated group activity with each student providing constructive feedback to a standardized learner. Subsequently. they were taught the qualities of effective feedback , and participated in a second simulated scenario implementing the guidelines they reviewed.

December 2022

During December 2022 The DOF Foundation continued to feed the homeless in DTLA, provided health screening - blood pressure, pulse, BMI, oxygen saturation to name a few. We also had our End of the Year event, which included food, reflection interviews, and the new Avatar movie.

October 2022

The DOF Foundation was honored to attend the Black Health Matters Fall Health Summit. This event featured remarkable medical specialists, community leaders and advocates focused on improving African American health. The DOF Foundation was also greatly honored to provide health screenings to the Antelope Valley community, courtesy of Project Joy and the SPA 1 Regional Community Alliance

July 2022

In the month of July 2022, the DOF Foundation enjoyed a presentation on the liver and its benefits to the body and went on an Amazing trip to Venice Beach. The students, mentors, and foundation team enjoyed bike riding, volleyball, body surfing, and sun tanning. Following the trip to Venice, a surprise birthday for mentee Eddie Ogunyemi took place.

May 2022

In the month of July 2022, the DOF Foundation enjoyed a presentation on the liver and its benefits to the body and went on an Amazing trip to Venice Beach. The students, mentors, and foundation team enjoyed bike riding, volleyball, body surfing, and sun tanning. Following the trip to Venice, a surprise birthday for mentee Eddie Ogunyemi took place.

March 2022

DOF Foundation is honored to have the opportunity to take our pathway mentees including high school, college and post-bacc students on a field trip to California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles. They were led by our medical student mentor Amir Teixeira and coordinators; Jacob and Abel.

December 2021

We at the DOF Foundation bid you and your families a peaceful, blessed, and wonderful holiday season. We thank you all for your continual support and encouragement in our endeavor to support our communities.

October 2021

Pathway Program Students (photos above) attended an education and enrichment program on September 25, 2021 via Zoom where students were taught the importance of self compassion, participated in an FAQ regarding academic success for their college requirements, mapped out their academic and personal goals, and listened to a presentation by a medical student.