EVMS Faculty Affairs and Professional Development hosted the following appreciation events in 2021. 

Monday, April 19

Illustration of hands reaching upward with hearts in their palms.Wall of Appreciation

View the words of gratitude posted by the EVMS Community on our virtual Wall of Appreciation.

Tuesday, April 20

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art LogoVirginia Museum of Contemporary Art

6 - 7 p.m.

Join Virginia MOCA staff for an in-depth and interactive look at select works of art from its exhibition "Nourish" using Close Looking techniques. You will also be joined by a "Nourish" artist who will describe their work, inspiration and collaborative artistic process.

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Wednesday, April 21

Man looking up with his right hand on his chin.4 Years, 40 Countries: Stories From A Trip Around The World

6 - 7 p.m.

Explore the similarities that keep us connected and the differences that keep it interesting with Andy Stoll, MA. This Social Entrepreneur, producer and professional speaker has co-founded six entrepreneurial-focused organizations and currently serves as a Senior Program Officer in Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation.

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Thursday, April 22

Norfolk Botanical Garden logoFrom Blooms to Birds: The Botanical Garden in Spring with a Peek into the Future

12-1:30 p.m.

Enjoy Norfolk Botanical Gardens spring blooms including its beloved azaleas. Look into local wildlife, how to encourage them at home, and learn about edible landscapes.

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Woman smiling at camera wearing a black sleeveless dress and chunky necklace.Out of TIME! Strategies in Effective Precepting for the Time-Starved Clinician

6-7:30 p.m.

Get inspiration and guidance from Leigh Patterson, MD, MA Ed Interim Chair Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Development at East Carolina University.

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Friday, April 23

Yellow gift bag with blue and pink tissue insideSwag Bag Friday!

12-1:30 p.m.

Everyone attending the events of the week will be entering in a drawing for an EVMS Faculty Affairs and Professional Development Swag Bag Drawing. Thirty lucky winners will be selected!



Past events included a celebration of artwork created by faculty members, special guest speakers, food and wine pairings and more. Learn more about past events and about past Community Faculty Appreciation events.