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    Working Wonders - July 2019

    July 29, 2019, 05:29 AM by Impact team

    Dr. Gulshan Sharma, chief medical and clinical innovation officer, was recently named one of “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs To Know,” according to Becker’s Healthcare. The list features physician leaders dedicated to strengthening their organizations through leadership development, patient safety initiatives, health information technology and quality improvement. Many have served as department heads and continue to practice medicine, while others focus on process improvement and patient advocacy.

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    Best Care in Action Awards

    July 26, 2019, 02:24 AM by Impact Team

    Whether working on the front lines in patient care or in another role at UTMB, everyone contributes to Best Care. Here are a few examples of employees in different roles who are demonstrating Best Care. These employees were recent recipients of the Best Care in Action Awards.

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    Fulfilling a more obligation to mentor--How the bond between a recent UTMB School of Medicine graduate and a second-year medical student is helping shift a trend for minorities pursuing careers in health care

    July 23, 2019, 19:34 PM by Jessica Wyble

    Xavier Rice, a second-year medical student at UTMB, first met Ben Amagwula, a 2019 UTMB School of Medicine graduate, at Prairie View A&M University while the two worked toward completing their undergraduate degrees. Rice remembers encountering Amagwula through PVAMU’s Undergraduate Medical Academy—a program that aims to funnel minority students into medical school by providing them necessary resources and support. Amagwula, who was an upperclassman at the time, was already a member of the academy and took then-freshman Rice under his wing almost immediately after meeting him

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    Tips for beating the relentless summer heat

    July 16, 2019, 15:47 PM by Dr. Patricia Beach, professor of Pediatrics and director of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics

    As we enter the dog days of summer here in Texas, it’s important to follow a few tips to stay as cool as possible while the heat is on.

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    UTMB Trivia-July

    July 10, 2019, 09:19 AM by Stephen Hadley

    In late April, UTMB’s School of Nursing held its 130th commencement ceremony at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. How many graduates participated in the ceremony this year?

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    From the President

    June 24, 2019, 11:00 AM by Dr. David L. Callender

    This issue highlights the contributions of our faculty and staff and your ongoing commitment to improving health for the people of Texas and around the world. In particular, this edition includes an article on the annual Employee Service Day celebration, which was held May 22.

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    A day in the life of a Facilities Operations Technician

    June 24, 2019, 08:59 AM by Stephen Hadley

    Across UTMB, there are 116 employees in Property Services, including 98 technicians, who maintain the institution’s 10.5 million gross square feet of facilities that are part of our operations. Ron Krenek, a Facilities Operations Technician is a part of that team and helps keep UTMB's buildings and structures up and running.

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    Working Wonders - June 2019

    June 24, 2019, 05:29 AM by Impact team

    In October 2018, a shuttle bus transporting industrial workers overturned and rolled several times down an embankment on the ramp of Highway 36 and 288, resulting in a range of injuries and one fatality. UTMB’s Angleton Danbury Campus Team did an amazing job handling this medical emergency while also demonstrating constant kindness and compassion to the many families affected by this tragedy. The team also managed the media who came to cover the accident in a highly professional manner, and for their efforts they received the President’s Way To Go Award from UTMB President David Callender on April 25.

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    DSRIP--An Incubator for Best Care at UTMB

    June 24, 2019, 02:24 AM by Jessica Wyble

    DSRIP(Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment) program is technically a Medicaid-focused program, but at UTMB it's used as an incubator for larger population health initiatives that tackle issues like diabetes, heart disease and more.

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    Hidden Talent: Geoff Fish

    June 4, 2019, 15:32 PM by Jessica Wyble

    For Geoff Fish, medical laboratory scientist with UTMB’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, playing guitar has been a passion and a pastime for more than 40 years.

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    UTMB Trivia-June

    June 1, 2019, 09:19 AM by Stephen Hadley

    The annual Employee Service Day ceremony on May 22 paid tribute to employees who have marked milestones of service at UTMB, including six people who were celebrating more than 40 years at the institution.

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    From the President

    May 29, 2019, 22:00 PM by Dr. David L. Callender

    April marks the 50th anniversary of what is now known as the UTMB Health Angleton Danbury Campus. Opened in 1969 as the Angleton Danbury General Hospital by the Angleton Danbury Hospital District, the campus has served the health needs of the surrounding area for decades.

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    A day in the life of the Auxiliary of Angleton Danbury

    May 28, 2019, 12:59 PM by Shannon Porter

    Sara McDaniel smiles as she looks up from the stack of papers she’s busily preparing for patients. Every Wednesday morning, she’s the first person a patient sees as they enter the Angleton Danbury Campus Hospital.