Franklin U chair, SON dean's talks highlight week's events
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Friday, Oct. 19
Dr. Leslie S. Zun, professor and chair of emergency medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, and president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry, will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "Practice Issues Pertaining to Managing Suicidal Ideation in the ED Setting," at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.
Valid UMMC identification is required to obtain continuing education credit. For more information, call Vandria Gaskin at 5-5588.
Dr. Kim Hoover, School of Nursing dean, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Seminar Series presentation, "Learning to Lead . . . With a Little Help from My Friends," from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Oct. 22
Francoise Mathieu, Compassion Fatigue Solutions founder and co-executive director of TEND, will give a series of Everyday Wellness presentations, "Strategies for Surviving Workplace Stress," from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
Mathiew will discuss "Compassion Fatigue 101" from 8:30-10 a.m.; "Beyond Kale and Pedicures" from 10:30 a.m.-noon; "Becoming Trauma Informed, the Basics," from 1-2:30 p.m.; and "Grounding Skills for Managing Exposure," from 3-4:30 p.m.
For more information, email Lauren Heiden at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Schwartz Rounds to tackle ethical decision making
Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds discussion, "Ethical Decision Making: How a Chaplain Can Be the Mediator Between the Patient and the Interdisciplinary Team, a Case Study," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
Jeffery Murphy, hospital chaplain, also will speak during the event. All UMMC health care givers are invited. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Valid UMMC identification badges are required for registration. For more information, call Kelly Dennis at 4-1316 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Sangeeta Panicker, science director in the Office of Research Ethics at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., will give the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series presentation, "Advocating for Nonhuman Animal Research: Why Bother?" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in classroom 3A (room N318 on the North Wing).
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, email Karneilla McGee at email@example.com.
Collegiate scholars set to heat up RICE competition
Top scholars from Mississippi colleges and universities will join Medical Center students in the annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl, an interactive health-care competition with audience participation, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
Sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, the RICE Bowl is an academic competition in which team members answer questions and solve a complex health-care case. Attendees will have the opportunity to sound off during the event as well.
For more information, email Felicia Caples at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Dr. Gregg Semenza, C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Pediatric Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and founding director of the vascular program at the Institute for Cell Engineering, Baltimore, Maryland, will give the Department of Physiology's Physiologists in Training Distinguished Lecture, "Hypoxia-inducible Factors in Physiology and Medicine," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Dr. Maurice Garcia, a surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, will give a WebEx presentation sponsored by the Associated Student Body, "Transgender Anatomy: Changing Anatomy in a Changing World," at noon on Friday, Oct. 26, in rooms SM-122 and SM-124 of the medical education building.
Lunch will be available for the first 300 in attendance. For more information, email Edgar Meyer at email@example.com.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Dr. Robert H. Eckel, Charles A. Boettcher Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis; professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes; and interim vice chancellor for research at the Anschutz Medical Center, University of Colorado, Denver, at Aurora, will give the Grand Rounds presentation, “Lipoprotein Lipase: An Evolving Story on How Tissue Specific Regulation of the Enzyme Relates to Metabolism and Beyond,” at noon on Thursday, Nov. 8 in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
The presentation is sponsored by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research Center.
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Special Olympics exec to promote inclusion revolution