Erlanger, UTCOM Lift Weights To Raise Funds For Partnership

Friday, June 13, 2014
Transitional Year residents and faculty get their game faces on before the “Press Out Domestic Violence” event.
Transitional Year residents and faculty get their game faces on before the “Press Out Domestic Violence” event.

University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga (UTCOMC) and Erlanger Health System participated in the ninth annual “Press Out Domestic Violence,” a fundraising event sponsored by the Transition Year Residency Program and benefited Partnership for Families, Children and Adults. 

Over 100 staff members and UTCOMC residents joined the weight lifting competition and many more purchased t-shirts or donated money to the cause.  This year’s event raised $2,000 for the organization. 

The winners were:

Most Weight Overall-Male Division: Colton Duncan, Lift Team-435 pounds

Most Weight Overall-Female Division: Dr. Elizabeth Hartman, General Surgery Resident-145 pounds

Most Weight for Residents Male Division: Dr. Jacob Seales, Orthopedic Surgery Resident-385 pounds

Most Weight for Residents Female Division: Dr. Elizabeth Hartman, General Surgery Resident-145 pounds

Most Overall Weight by Department: Emergency Medicine-6,855 pounds.

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