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USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST
USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST
IDEAL JEWELRY SALE
**TODAY ** EMTALA: Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

Repeat AnnouncementsFirst Published
LGBT awareness: CME-accredited online resources enhance patient centered care and cultural competency8/22/2016
**CALL FOR NOMINATION: John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards**8/29/2016
New Requirements for End Users Requiring the PeopleSoft “ePro Requestor” Role8/29/2016
Save the Date: Hector P. Garcia Awards Ceremony and Luncheon8/22/2016
**OSLER CLUB MEETING, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016**8/29/2016
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS PIPER PROFESSOR OF 2016- APPLICANT PACKET DUE OCTOBER 3, 20158/16/2016
REGISTERING OF FACULTY AND STAFF ORGANIZATIONS8/29/2016
DBR and Direct Retro Basics Training - Now Available Online8/26/2016
Volunteer Opportunity - Galveston Island Shrimp Festival and 5k Run8/26/2016
Neuroscience Grand Rounds8/29/2016
Police Badge, Administration and Lock Shop Offices Closed8/29/2016
August Issue of Health System Friday Focus Newsletter Now Available!8/29/2016

USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST
First Published 8/30/2016

USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST

If you haven't used your 2015-2016 Superior Vision Benefit this fiscal year, UTMB Health Optical Center would like to remind you. Stop by to see our great selection of designer frames including Silhouette, Prada, Coach, Gwen Stefani, Penquin, Zac Posen, Costa, Maui Jim and many more. Take advantage of special discounts including 20% savings on your out of pocket expense on your frame choice, plus 20% savings on special lens treatments. Don't have Superior Vision not to worry, we have special package prices starting as low as $79.95 for single vision lenses including selected frames and $149.95 for progressive lenses and selected frame. Good News, September 1st you are eligible again to use your Superior Vision for an eye examination and new eyewear.

Galveston - appointments 409-747-5800, questions 409-747-5823

Texas City - appointments 409-978-4377, questions 409-978-4315

Contact:     Email: Charlene Miller     For: Ophthalmology/Optical Center     Phone: 409-747-5823     Fax: 409-747-5824
 
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USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST
First Published 8/30/2016

USE 2015-2016 SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM, PLUS YOU'RE ELIGIBLE AGAIN SEPTEMBER 1ST

If you haven't used your 2015-2016 Superior Vision Benefit this fiscal year, UTMB Health Optical Center would like to remind you. Stop by to see our great selection of designer frames including Silhouette, Prada, Coach, Gwen Stefani, Penquin, Zac Posen, Costa, Maui Jim and many more. Take advantage of special discounts including 20% savings on your out of pocket expense on your frame choice, plus 20% savings on special lens treatments. Don't have Superior Vision not to worry, we have special package prices starting as low as $79.95 for single vision lenses including selected frames and $149.95 for progressive lenses and selected frame. Good News, September 1st you are eligible again to use your Superior Vision for an eye examination and new eyewear.

Galveston - appointments 409-747-5800, questions 409-747-5823

Texas City - appointments 409-978-4377, questions 409-978-4315

Contact:     Email: Charlene Miller     For: Ophthalmology/Optical Center     Phone: 409-747-5823     Fax: 409-747-5824
 
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IDEAL JEWELRY SALE
First Published 8/30/2016

IDEAL JEWELRY SALE!!!

 

Ideal Jewelry features sterling silver jewelry with gemstones from around the world -

  including turquoise, jade, moonstone, garnet, peridot, amethyst, and much more.

  It’s jewelry that brings out your best, and all of the pieces

make great gifts at very affordable prices.

Come join us in shopping with the nice folks from Ideal Jewelry!

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST       

AND

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST

 

8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. EACH DAY

 

LOBBY

RESEARCH BUILDING 6

(OLD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL)

 

Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are all accepted.

 

Proceeds benefit patient and volunteer programs.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!

 

Contact:     Email: Mary Moody     For: Volunteer Services     Phone: 22549
 
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**TODAY ** EMTALA: Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
First Published 8/30/2016

Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

Presented by the Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

12:00-1:00 pm

RB6, room 1.206

 

EMTALA applies to all emergency department campus locations within UTMB Health, and requires that UTMB Health and affiliated professionals provide specific elements to any patient presenting to a UTMB Health ED location.

 

Please join UTMB's Office of Institutional Compliance, Department of Legal Affairs and UTMB Healthcare Operations for a one-hour primer on the basics of EMTALA, serving as an overview of how the specific requirements apply.

Bring your questions and scenarios as we will make time for discussion during this presentation.

Contact:     Email: Patricia Mitrovich     For: Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs     Phone: x. 79707
 
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Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
First Published 8/30/2016

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

August 31, 2016

6.106 McCullough

 

"Reconstruction Versus Facial Transplant"

 

Cesar A. Guerrero, DDS

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

 

Goals and Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

Discuss the new technologies, soft and hard tissue flaps, grafts and allografts available before a facial transplant is indicated.

Review the many innovations and possibilities for the patient missing facial parts secondary to trauma, tumor or malformations.

 

Education Method: Lecture

Target Audience: Faculty/MD's, Residents, Students

 

Disclosure Statement: Dr. Guerrero does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial intesrests to disclose.

Disclosure Statement: Dr. Radhakrishnan, Ms. Erica Ruiz, and Ms Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide  continuing medical education for physicians.

Contact:     Email: Erica Ruiz     For: Surgery     Phone: 409-772-0531
 
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LGBT awareness: CME-accredited online resources enhance patient centered care and cultural competency
First Published 8/22/2016

The UTMB Diversity Council Health System Sub-committee has been addressing disparities and inclusiveness with our emerging patient populations. Help UTMB become a leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality. As a participant in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Healthcare Equality Index, over 50 different online, on-demand CME accredited LGBT training options are free to UTMB staff. These training options include both interactive eLearning courses and recorded webinars. Topics range from the basics of LGBT Patient-Centered Care to more specialized topics, e.g., An Introduction to your LGBTQ Patients, LGBT Patient-Centered Care: An Executive Briefing, Expanding LGBTQ Cultural Competency, LGBTQ Healthcare for Clinicians, Working with Trans Youth, and Working with Transgender Adults.

Visit http://www.hrc.org/hei-training-on-the-cal for course descriptions and to register for training.

Click here for how to register for courses on The CAL Our Facility ID Number: 55863 Security Code: HRC

Additional classes are available at http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/lgbt-education/learning-modules/

Contact:     Email: Ruth L. Finkelstein     For: on behalf of the Diversity Council     Phone: (409) 747-1247
 
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**CALL FOR NOMINATION: John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards**
First Published 8/29/2016

John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine
Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards

Each year, up to five faculty are selected for the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award.  This award recognizes the fundamental concept, exemplified by Sir William Osler, that the development of outstanding physicians occurs primarily in clinical settings (ambulatory or in-patient).  Each recipient of the award will receive $5,000 for support of his or her professional development and/or teaching programs.

The following attributes are used to define excellence in clinical teaching:

1. Demonstrates patient-centered focus of excellent teaching and care;
2. Serves as a role model of care and compassion of learners and patients and exemplifies professional behavior; shows respect for the learner, patient, and other health care providers;
3. Demonstrates enthusiasm and enjoyment;
4. Demonstrates inquisitiveness and values inquiry;
5. Creates an enjoyable, challenging, and “safe” learning environment;
6. Sets high, but obtainable, standards;
7. Assists in the development of clinical skills, including patient history, physical exam, procedures, and clinical reasoning;
8. Integrates basic science with clinical care;
9. Demonstrates patience;
10. Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; is open-minded;
11. Provides useful and relevant feedback;
12. Demonstrates teamwork and multi-disciplinary care;
13. Is genuine.

The selection committee consists of an Osler Scholar (who will serve as Chair), Chair of the Academy of Master Teachers, a clerkship director, a program director and an Osler Student Scholar.

Nominations can come from students, house staff, faculty and staff and must include a statement no more than 200 words in length describing how the candidate exemplifies excellence in clinical teaching.  (Current Osler Scholars are not eligible.)  Letters of nomination should be addressed to the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine and sent to 8.208 Rebecca Sealy Hospital, Route 0162, or electronically to mcacadem@utmb.edu

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 16, 2016. 

Individuals selected will be ineligible for two subsequent years after selection.
    • 2016 awardees: Drs. Mostafa Borahay, Harold Pine and Kimberly Brown
    • 2015 awardees: Drs. Ashraf Aly and Mohamed Morsy

The recipients will be presented in July 2017 during the 16th annual Osler Oration.

Contact:     Email: Rosemary Lindley     For: John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine     Phone: ext. 79680
 
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New Requirements for End Users Requiring the PeopleSoft “ePro Requestor” Role
First Published 8/29/2016

New Requirements for End Users Requiring the PeopleSoft “ePro Requestor” Role After September 1, 2017

Beginning September 1, 2016 (FY17), any user access request (TIVOLI) submitted by a Trusted Requestor for the PeopleSoft Financial Management System (FMS) eProcurement ePro Requestor role will require that the end user attend the ePro Training Lab (PeopleSoft-Financials) class that is presented by the Administrative Systems Training Team before the access/role is granted. The class is a hands-on computer lab course designed for new eProcurement end users. Although the class is tailored for the new eProcurement user, it can also serve as an excellent refresher course for the more experienced end user as well. Course topics include: Creating Requisitions, Managing Requisitions, Requisition Life Cycle, overview of the Asset Management (AM) requirements from a Procurement standpoint, Direct Receiving (DRC) of Merchandise, PO Change Request steps, use of the PO Activity Summary, the Accounts Payable process related to Purchase Orders and other helpful ePro related information.

Further information on UTMB end user class schedules and or registration can be found on the Administrative Systems Training Team website at:

http://mytraining.utmb.edu/Admin_Systems/default.aspx

Information for Correctional Managed Care end users can be obtained by calling Correctional Managed Care Purchasing at (936) 437-6763

For further information, please contact the Supply Chain Procurement Support Help Desk via email or phone at the contact information listed below. 

Contact:     Email: Supply Chain Procurement Support     For: Supply Chain Procurement Support     Phone: 409-747-8000
 
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Save the Date: Hector P. Garcia Awards Ceremony and Luncheon
First Published 8/22/2016

Dr. David L. Callender, President, UTMB Health and the Hispanic Center of Excellence cordially invite you

to join us Friday, September 16, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm in the Levin Hall Dining Room

for the Hector P. Garcia Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

to celebrate the life and achievements of Hector P. Garcia, MD, MPH, FAAFP doctor, veteran, and human rights activist.

featuring

Keynote speaker: Eduardo Sanchez, MD, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Prevention for the American Heart Association (AHA)

The winner of the annual Hector P. Garcia Cultural Competency Essay Contest wll be announced.

The luncheon will be preceeded by a poster exhibit in the Levin Hall Foyer.

Please RSVP to Robin Baker: events.oua@utmb.edu or (409) 747-6735.

Parking is available in the Hospital Parking Garage across from Jennie Sealy Hospital. Validated tickets will be available.

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Contact:     Email: Robin Baker     For: Office of University Events     Phone: (409) 747-6735
 
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**OSLER CLUB MEETING, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016**
First Published 8/29/2016

The John P. McGovern
Academy of Oslerian Medicine
invites you to a

Meeting of the 74th UTMB Osler Club
(Dedicated to the application of Oslerian principles to
contemporary medicine and medical education.)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Open Gates Conference Center
2419 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, TX

Dialogue and Dinner:
“The Oslerian Surgeon”

Featuring:
Armond S. Goldman, MD
Emeritus Professor
Department of Pediatrics
The University of Texas Medical Branch

A light buffet supper will be served.
Admission is free, but space is limited.  Reservations are advised.
For reservations, or to register for CME credit, contact the McGovern Academy at:
mcacadem@utmb.edu or (409) 747-9680.
___________________________________

Educational Method:  Lecture

Target Audience:  All members of the UTMB and surrounding communities.

Objectives:
1. Indicate how William Osler strongly influenced the development of one of the most famous neurosurgeons of all time, Harvey Cushing, and how Cushing’s life intersected with Osler’s.
2. Trace the development of Cushing’s character and his many achievements in medical science and medical history.
3. Describe Cushing’s important participation as the chief of the first US Military Base Hospital in France during the First World War and the neurological disease that struck him toward the end of the First World War.

Sub-Objectives:
1. Analyze the neurological disease that Cushing developed in 1918.
2. Discuss the impact of genetic determinants, educational opportunities, and role models in the development of Harvey Cushing and other health care professionals.

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Dr. Goldman has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Dr. Jack Alperin and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics Statement:  UTMB designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour in ethics/professional responsibility.

Contact:     Email: Rosemary Lindley     For: John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine     Phone: ext. 79680
 
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS PIPER PROFESSOR OF 2016- APPLICANT PACKET DUE OCTOBER 3, 2015
First Published 8/16/2016

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS PIPER PROFESSOR OF 2017- APPLICANT PACKET DUE OCTOBER 3, 2016

The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation is soliciting nominees for an outstanding teaching professor award. This foundation honors ten professors for their dedication to the teaching profession and for their outstanding academic, scientific and scholarly achievement. Honorees will be named “Piper Professors of 2017” and awarded cash honoraria of $5,000. The purpose of the award is “to give recognition to the teaching profession rather than to research, publication, administration, or other related activity, although, these criteria will also be considered by the Selection Committee.”

Full time UTMB faculty from all schools are eligible. Self-nominations are allowed. Prospective applicant packets will be peer reviewed and recommended nominees forwarded to Drs. Calendar and Jacobs for consideration. Each institution may submit one nomination.

APPLICANT PROCESS

  1. Complete nomination form, parts A (which is labeled nominating institution) and B (nominee).  Go to: http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/programs/ppnominationform.php for nomination form and detailed instructions.
  2. For final submission Part A will be completed by nominating institution (UTMB) based on your submission. Please leave blank the section “How was your nominee selected?”
  3. Up to 5 letters of recommendation may be submitted. (from members of administration, colleagues, current or former students).  Address to: Piper Professor Selection Committee, these letters will be attached to packet submitted by UTMB for successful candidate.
  4. Because this award is open to all colleges and universities in Texas, you see that the nomination materials have a particular undergraduate campus feel to the questions. Remember to highlight “teaching accomplishments”.
  5. Complete packet with application form (parts A & B) and letters of recommendation must be submitted to Academy of Master Teachers Coordinator, D’Anne DeWitt vddewitt@utmb.edu by deadline October 3, 2016.

 

It would be great to have another UTMB faculty recognized with this prestigious award, please help us identify deserving candidates. Previous unsuccessful candidates are eligible to reapply.

 

With best regards,

 S. Lynn Knox, MD; AMT Director

 

Yolanda Davila, PhD, RN; AMT Advocacy Team Leader

 

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Contact:     Email: D'Anne DeWitt     For: Academy of Master Teachers     Phone: 4097473200
 
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REGISTERING OF FACULTY AND STAFF ORGANIZATIONS
First Published 8/29/2016

The deadline to register your faculty or staff organization for academic year 2017 is August 31, 2016.  Forms can be obtained by calling extension 22910 or you may contact me via email at sllashwa@utmb.edu and I will send the application, guidelines and The University of Texas System - Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents regarding Registered Organizations.

Contact:     Email: Sheryl Lashway     For: Office of the President     Phone: 772-2910
 
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DBR and Direct Retro Basics Training - Now Available Online
First Published 8/26/2016

A new mandatory training has been developed for both Department Budget Requests (DBR) and Direct Retro Requests.  The Department Budget Request (DBR) class will train users on Payroll Basics, the DBR process, DBR reports, and DBR Best Practices.  The Direct Retro class will train users on how to identify when to use a direct retro, as well as best practices.  These classes are mandatory for anyone that submits DBRs and/or Direct Retros.  Any users that have not completed the necessary class by August 31, 2016 will have their access to submit DBRs and/or Direct Retros revoked. 

 

Complete the training online in the Online Training System (ELM) http://hr.utmb.edu/tod/elm/. (If you have any questions about training, please contact Christy Taylor Bray.)

 

Please feel free to contact Craig Elmore at crelmore@utmb.eduor Glenita Segura at gsegura@utmb.eduif you should have any questions.

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Contact:     Email: Research Education     For: Research Services     Phone: 409-266-9431
 
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Volunteer Opportunity - Galveston Island Shrimp Festival and 5k Run
First Published 8/26/2016

The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival and 5k Run is an event for all ages and fitness levels. A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Justin Hughes Foundation at UTMB "To raise awareness and provide assistance to medical students experiencing depression."  Volunteers are needed to help with event preparation and day of festival and run activities. Duties include assisting runners with water and navigating the course at turns. Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of two hours and must wear a UTMB shirt.  Please contact Diana Davison for additional volunteer information at dldaviso@utmb.edu.

Volunteer Schedule:

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Work UTMB Health table providing facility, program and health information

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Route monitor at course turns and loop for Shrimp Fest 5K Run

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Monitor water station on course for Shrimp Fest 5K Run

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Contact:     Email: Diana Davison     For: Health Policy & Legislative Affairs     Phone: 409-747-2739
 
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Neuroscience Grand Rounds
First Published 8/29/2016

 

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Department of Neurology and Division of Neurosurgery

 

Presents

Ronald Levy, M.D.

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas System

UTMB

 

"Simulation-Based Residency Training:  A New Paradigm for Post Graduate Education

in the 21st Century"

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

9:00 a.m.

Research Building 6, Room 2.312

 

Objectives:

1.  Compare and contrast mannequin vs. non-mannequin simulation strategies.

2.  Explain the typical causes of medical error.

3.  Distinguish the different modalities of simulation.

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Dr. Levy has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Dr. Anish Bhardwaj, Dr. Joel Patterson and Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this activity for a maximum of 52 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

Contact:     Email: Michele Sefcik     For: Neurology     Phone: 772-8053
 
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Police Badge, Administration and Lock Shop Offices Closed
First Published 8/29/2016

The Badge, Administration, and Lock Shop Offices will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday, Monday, September 5th, 2016.

We will re-open, Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at 8:00 am.

Thank you and have a safe and happy holiday weekend.

 

Contact:     Email: Veronica Ortiz     For: Police Dept     Phone: 409-772-1503
 
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August Issue of Health System Friday Focus Newsletter Now Available!
First Published 8/29/2016

 

Now Available: August 2016 Health System Friday Focus Newsletter

In this issue:

  How Do We Demonstrate UTMB Provides the Best Care?

UTMB’s DSRIP Care Transition Program a Highlight at Statewide Learning Collaborative

UTMB Access Center Celebrates Team USA

The Joint Commission is Coming!

Diversity Council: Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Best Care: September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Ready, Steady Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016

Shout Outs!

 

Would you like to submit an article, photo or make a suggestion?

Contact us at friday.focus@utmb.edu

Miss an issue? Visit www.utmb.edu/fridayfocus

 

Health System Friday Focus Newsletter is produced once per month for our employees. Department directors and managers are encouraged to print and share this newsletter with employees who have limited access to email.

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Contact:     Email: Erin Swearingen     For: Hospital Administration     Phone: 409-266-9927
 
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