Dec. 10, 2018

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GWIMS talk, Schwartz Rounds among week's events

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 11
Physician-attorney to cover emergency med risk management
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Bitterman

Dr. Robert A. Bitterman, a physician-attorney consultant specializing in emergency medicine risk management, will give a Department of Emergency Medicine-sponsored presentation from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

For more information, email Emily Hall at ehall@umc.edu.


 

Psychiatry faculty to give GWIMS talk on powering will

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Burgess
Dr. Danny Burgess, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science's "Connect - Share - Advance" presentation, "Powering Your Will: Changing How You Change," at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, email gwims@umc.edu.






Tenn anatomy prof to discuss blood flow, retinal health

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Reiner

Dr. Anton Reiner, professor of anatomy and neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, will give the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series presentation, "Neural Control of Choroidal Blood Flow and Retinal Health," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 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 kmcgee@umc.edu.


 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Surgery chair to present Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

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Anderson

Dr. Christopher D. Anderson, professor and chair of surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Carol Hollingsworth at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.



 

Schwartz Rounds to offer gratitude stories, holiday hope

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Whitaker

Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds discussion, "Hope for the Holidays: UMMC Stories of Hope and Gratitude," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

Nikki Cohran, nurse manager; Vickie Skinner, continuing health professional education director; and Nikki Johnson and Ryan Johnson, UMMC patients, 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 Cheryl Stingily at 5-5142 or email her at cstingily@umc.edu.




Physiology instructor to target cyclase preeclampsia treatment

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Bakrania
Dr. Bhavisha Bakrania, instructor in physiology and biophysics, will present the Department of Physiology and Biophysics seminar, "Soluble Guanylate Cyclase as a Target for the Treatment of Preeclampsia: sGC Stimulators and Activators," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.



 

Preventive medicine expert to cook up stress-free holiday tips

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Bidwell

Dr. Josie Bidwell, associate professor of medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, will give the UMMC Everyday Wellness presentation, "Cook Up a Stress-free Holiday," from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

For more information, email Brea Cole at cbcole@umc.edu.



 

Monday- Friday, Jan. 7-11

Deputy CAO to deliver UMMC's first CANN Talk

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Rockhold

Dr. Rob Rockhold, deputy chief academic officer, will present the first Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk. "Getting CANN'd," from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, in room N-5A, from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, and from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in room SH198.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Equity director to help overcome impostor syndrome

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Booker

Dr. Rashanda Booker, director of institutional equity and partnerships, will present the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's InclUsive Conversation, "No Longer 'Waiting to Exhale:' Overcoming Impostor Syndrome and Battle Fatigue," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in room CW-106 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.


 

Friday, Jan. 11

Ohio surgeon to build better outpatient arthroplasty mousetrap

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Berend

Dr. Keith R. Berend of Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., in New Albany, Ohio, will give the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery/Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center presentation, "Outpatient Arthroplasty: A Better Mousetrap," at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, email akraus@umc.edu.


 

Thursday, Jan. 17

OSU diversity expert to explain 'life and death' imperative

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Capers

Dr. Quinn Capers of the Ohio State University College of Medicine will give the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Distinguished Lecture Series presentation, "Diversity Enhancement in Medicine: More Than a Good Idea - A Life and Death Imperative," from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in classroom R-153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.


 

Award ceremony to recognize service, inclusive excellence

Resized_The-Pillars-Logo-no-tagline.jpgThe Office of Diversity and Inclusion's "The Pillars: Recognition of Service and Inclusive Excellence" Awards Presentation is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in the student union conference center.

For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.

 

Friday-Wednesday, Feb. 1-6

Innovation director to present CANN Talks in February

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Hibbert

Terrence Hibbert, director of innovation, will present the Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Innovating Our Way to a Healthier Mississippi," from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, in room SH198, from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, in room N-5A, and from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.



Friday-Wednesday, March 1-6
Info tech director to provide CANN Talk on organizational tools
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Faulk

Al Faulk, information technology director, will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Organizational Tools for U," from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in room SH198, from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, March 4, in room N-5A, and from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.



Monday-Friday, April 1-5
DHA program faculty to give CANN Talk on pro development
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Franklin

Dr. Elizabeth Franklin, associate professor, Doctor of Health Administration Program, School of Health Related Professions, will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "So . . . The Room Was Cold and the Food Was Good . . . But Did You Learn Anything? Documenting Outcomes in Professional Development - It CANN Be Done!" from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, April 1, in room N-5A, from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, and from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in room SH198.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday-Monday, May 1-6

Simplifying security focus of info security exec's CANN Talk

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Waite

Steve Waite, executive director of information security , will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Foam In, Foam Out - Simplifying Security," from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in room SH198, and from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, May 6, in room N-5A.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.