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Page 4, Boca Exposure                                                          	 With more than 70 full- and part-time faculty and more           2014, FAU’s College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural
Eighth Annual White Coats from page 1                                          than 1,300 affiliate faculty, the college matriculates 64 medical  class of 36 residents in its first University-sponsored residency
                                                                               students each year and has been nationally recognized for          in internal medicine, and graduated its first class of internal
                                                                               its innovative curriculum. To further FAU’s commitment to          medicine residents in 2017.
                                                                               increase much needed medical residency positions in Palm           	 For more information about the 2018 “White Coats-
                                                                               Beach County, and to ensure that the region will continue to       4-Care,” pledge a gift to attend the event, or to make a
                                                                               have an adequate and well-trained physician workforce, the         contribution, contact Yael Matan at the FAU Charles E.
                                                                               FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Consortium for          Schmidt College of Medicine, at ymatan@health.fau.edu or
                                                                               Graduate Medical Education (GME) was formed in fall 2011           (561) 297-4452. Online registration is also available at https://
                                                                               with five leading hospitals in Palm Beach County. In June          fauf.fau.edu/WhiteCoats.

                                                                               Got Talent? from page 1

Dr. Ira Gelb (center), who was instrumental in establishing                    	 “Last year’s inaugural Bowl Idol competition was                 Nick Aquilino won the 2017 Idol competition and sang the
FAU’s Schmidt School of Medicine, is flanked by WC4C                           a resounding success as a ‘fan-tastic’ way to invite and           National Anthem at the Boca Raton Bowl. Photo by Ron
Cochairs Bonnie and Jon Kaye.                                                  encourage community participation in countdown to our              Elkman.
                                                                               bowl game,” shared Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton
  The 2018 WC4C committee in formation includes Doreen                         Bowl Executive Director Doug Mosley. “We look forward              the fifth annual bowl game will have primary tie-ins for
and Robert Alrod, Joan and Milton Bagley, Michelle Buttitta,                   to expanding the wide range of entries and increasing public       teams from Conference USA and the American Athletic
Phyllis and Dr. Michael Dennis, Dr. Malcolm Dorman, Dr.                        voting excitement so we can ‘cheer on’ and share our area’s        Conference, with the Mid-American Athletic Conference
Joanna and Bryan Drowos, Beth Garrod, June and Dr. Ira                         homegrown talent and their interesting personal stories with       having a secondary tie-in. The team from Conference USA
J. Gelb, Bonnie Halperin, Beverly and Dr. Lee Learman,                         bowl fans.”                                                        will make its headquarters at the Boca Raton Resort & Club,
Deborah Leising, Elizabeth and Dr. Stuart Markowitz, Lynn                      	 What’s in it for the winner?                                     and the American Athletic Conference team will be at the
and Dr. Joseph Ouslander, Dr. Mark Rubenstein, Constance                       	 Along with performing the National Anthem for bowl               PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens.
Scott, Marnique Sparago, JoAnne Williams, and Dr. Sarah                        fans during opening ceremonies at FAU Stadium prior to             	 This bowl game first “touched down” in 2014 and has
Wood.                                                                          the game being televised nationally, the Boca Raton Bowl           since aired live annually on ESPN throughout the United
	 FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine officially                      Idol will receive 10 game tickets for family and friends that      States, as well as on international affiliates in South
welcomes its eighth incoming class of 64 students on Friday,                   will include sideline access during the performance.               America, the Caribbean, Australia and Europe, and is also
Aug. 10, at the College’s coveted White Coat Ceremony.                         Entering Is Easy As An Online Click                                broadcast on ESPN Radio. As one of 14 bowl games owned
During this event, each new medical student will receive a                     	 Those who are interested in sharing their talent (vocal          and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, this
white coat that represents integrity, compassion and trust                     or instrumental) must upload an audition demo video                year’s bowl game will once again be held on the Tuesday
and symbolizes their shared commitment to serve patients                       anytime between now and Thursday, June 28, as well as              before Christmas. The event has become a celebrated annual
and honor an oath they will collectively develop before                        complete the official online entry form and provide a hi-res       holiday tradition in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County
the ceremony that will serve as their own code of conduct                      color headshot to www.CheribundiBocaRatonBowl.com.                 as it lives up to its other name, “Boca’s Biggest Annual
throughout medical school and as physicians. A “welcome to                     On Friday, July 6, selected entries will be featured on the        Outdoor Party.” Bowl week activities will begin with the
the community” note from each WC4C donor will be inserted                      Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl website for public          arrival of the participating teams on Friday, Dec. 14. Days,
into a student’s coat pocket.                                                  voting. The “Bowl Idol poll” will close on Sunday, July 15,        times and sites for the team welcome parties, beach parties,
	 “For more than a century, the white coat has served as the                   at 11:59 p.m.                                                      luncheon, pep rallies and other bowl week activities will be
pre-eminent symbol of physicians, and our White Coats-4-                       Open-To-The-Public Finalist Night, Aug. 1, Benefits                released at a later date. For more information, visit www.
Care event is a wonderful way to memorialize this tradition                    Spirit Of Giving                                                   CheribundiBocaRatonBowl.com.
while welcoming our newest medical students to the Charles                     	 Held during the official kick-off event for Boca Raton           	 For full 2018 Boca Raton Bowl Idol talent competition
E. Schmidt College of Medicine and to this community,” said                    Chamber Festival Days, eight competitors will be invited           entry details and official registration form, visit www.
Phillip Boiselle, M.D., dean of FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt                       to perform onstage for a panel of judges and a live audience       CheribundiBocaRatonBowl.com. To purchase tickets
College of Medicine. “We sincerely thank Bonnie and Jon                        on Wednesday, Aug. 1. A combination of audience votes              for the finalists night event on Aug. 1, visit www.
Kaye, the planning committee, our advisory board members,                      and judges’ selections will determine three finalists who will     spiritofgivingnetwork.com.
our hospital and health care partners, and the entire community                perform once more to see who will be chosen as this year’s
for their continued support of our medical school and our                      Boca Raton Bowl Idol. Details about this event to benefit
mission to educate Florida’s future physicians.”                               Spirit of Giving, the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton
	 FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is one of                       Bowl charity partner, will soon be announced.
approximately 151 accredited medical schools in the United                     	 About the Boca Raton Bowl: The Boca Raton Bowl
States. The college was launched in 2010, when the Florida                     is one of 41 postseason college bowl games in the country
Board of Governors made a landmark decision authorizing                        and the only one hosted in Palm Beach County. Featuring
FAU to award the M.D. degree. After receiving approval from                    all the pomp and circumstance of traditional bowl events,
the Florida legislature and the governor, it became the 134th                  the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl is a high-
allopathic medical school in North America.                                    energy, entertaining experience for both college football
                                                                               fans and non-fans alike and allows the national spotlight
                                                                               to shine on Boca Raton and Palm Beach County. This year,

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