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July 29, 2010

Stations, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine opens its doors to the first class on Monday, August 2.  On July 15th VTC hosted Media Day at their Riverside facility.  Members of the media met VTC administrators and instructors, and toured the new building.  Here are actualities from that day.

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Cut 1:

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine founding Dean Cynda Johnson: Johnson shares how excited she is about the opening of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

IN: I don’t even think
RUNS: 16
OUT: dream come true

Cut 2:

Johnson describes matching the unique problem-based curriculum with the incoming students.

IN: It was actually
RUNS: 25
OUT: what we’ve done

Cut 3:

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Vice Dean Terri Workman: Workman talks about the students in the incoming class – where they come from.

IN: We’re really pleased
RUNS: 35
OUT: national level

Cut 4:

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute founding Executive Director Michael Friedlander (FREED-lander): Friedlander talks about how Virginia Tech and Carilion are the perfect partners to attract the best people.

IN: Virginia Tech is
RUNS: 49
OUT: it’s perfect

Cut 5:

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine incoming student Robert Brown: Brown talks about the unique energy of the people at VTC and how that influenced his decision to enroll.

IN: When I came here
RUNS: 15
OUT: why I came

Cut 6:

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Associate Dean for Community and Culture David Trinkle: Trinkle describes how VTC medical students will work with nursing students and physician assistant students in teams to take on community health projects.

IN: So these small teams
RUNS: 21
OUT: within the community

Cut 7:

Trinkle talks about how VTC connects Virginia Tech in Blacksburg with Carilion in Roanoke.

IN: We have Blacksburg
RUNS: 16
OUT: actually does it

Cut 8:

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Primary Care Chair Howard Graman: Graman describes how the students will learn through simulated patient cases.

IN: In this setting
RUNS: 37
OUT: gone differently

Cut 9:

Carilion’s Director of Media and Public Relations Eric Earnhart: Earnhart describes how students will study actual patient cases and have interactions with real patients and families.

IN: The team rooms
RUNS: 47
OUT: real person

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