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Veterans Day Grand Rounds: Life as a Navy Flight Surgeon

November 11, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A military professional photo of Shane Lavin, MD

Shane Lavin, MD

At a Veterans Day Grand Rounds presentation at Penn State College of Medicine, Shane Lavin, MD, will speak on “Life as a Navy Flight Surgeon.” Dr. Lavin is Senior Regional Flight Surgeon, Special Projects Patrol Squadron TWO in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, where he acts as primary care physician for more than 300 active-duty Naval air crewmen and sailors.

Dr. Lavin, a native of Latrobe, Pa., attended Gannon University, where he graduated summa cum laude. After being selected for the Naval Health Professional Scholarship Program, he attended Penn State College of Medicine and graduated in 2014. During his time in medical school, he was involved in many different student-run organizations, such as the orthopedic interest group, Kiss Hershey Back, the multicultural awareness club, and the military medicine interest group, of which he served as co-president.

After medical school, he completed his general surgery internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth0 and did further training in aviation medicine to become qualified as a naval flight surgeon. After his training, he served as the Airwing flight surgeon for Carrier Airwing FIVE in Atsugi, Japan. During his time with the Airwing, he completed two rigorous deployments aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, in support of Seventh Fleet operations in the Pacific.

The talk is free, and registration is not required.

The program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine, program A6556-20-Y. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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November 11, 2019
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Penn State College of Medicine


Lecture Room C (Room C6616) – Penn State College of Medicine
700 HMC Crescent Road
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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