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CUEMS looks to change student perceptions

Friday, February 8, 2013
Steven Lau / Columbia Spectator

Ask pretty much any Columbia student, and they’ll know what it means to “be CAVA’d.”

But members of the Columbia University Emergency Medical Service (CU-EMS)—previously known as Columbia Area Volunteer Ambulance (CAVA)—are hoping to do away with the stigma against calling for medical help.

Check out the video above to see what members of CU-EMS said they are hoping to do and what students think about “being CAVA’d.”