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    The Care Closet aims to provide essentials to patients and their families

    January 19, 2020, 19:34 PM by Erin Graham
    Located in the first-floor corridor connecting John Sealy Hospital to UTMB Health Clinics on the Galveston Campus, the Care Closet was initially funded by the UTMB President’s Cabinet and is the first resource of its kind located on-site in a hospital in the Houston-Galveston region.
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    A Golden Celebration GSBS celebrates 50 years of education and research excellence

    January 10, 2020, 19:34 PM by Stephen Hadley
    Since its founding in 1969, the GSBS has awarded more than 2,300 degrees, including 1,291 doctoral, more than 1,000 master’s and 105 in its MD/PhD program.
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    FIVE Qs with Erin McGoff, Director of Simulation in the Health Education Center

    January 9, 2020, 19:34 PM by Stephen Hadley
    Five Qs is a new Impact featured aimed at helping members of our UTMB family get to know one other. To be featured in an upcoming Five Qs (or to suggest someone for inclusion), send an email to impact.newsletter@utmb.edu.
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    Honoring UTMB's Veterans

    January 7, 2020, 19:34 PM by Erin Graham
    In November faculty, staff, students and volunteers gathered to celebrate veterans at UTMB’s third annual Veterans Day Luncheon at the Galveston Campus. More than 100 people enjoyed the event, which honored the U.S. military veterans who work and study within the UTMB community.
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    People of UTMB--Patricia Hollon

    January 1, 2020, 19:34 PM by Jessica Wyble
    People of UTMB is a new Impact feature that takes its cues from the popular Humans of New York social media account and is aimed at highlighting UTMB employees.
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    2018 President's Cabinet Awards

    October 6, 2018, 19:34 PM by Kurt Koopmann
    Twenty-seven UTMB faculty, staff and students recently received UTMB President’s Cabinet awards for projects that promote outreach, education and improved patient care in the community. This year’s awards program doubled as an anniversary celebration, as 2018 marks the 25th year of the distinctive organization.
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    Congratulations to UTMB’s winners of the Regents’ Outstanding Employee Award

    April 19, 2018, 19:42 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Three UTMB employees were chosen as inaugural recipients of the Regents’ Outstanding Employee Award. Chad Connally, nursing program manager, Emergency Services Administration; Mike Mastrangelo, program director, Institutional Preparedness—Facilities Risk Management; and Scott Woodby, nurse clinician V, MICU/CCU, received the prestigious award in recognition of their outstanding performance, innovation, enthusiasm and dedication in their jobs.
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    Meeting the challenge of burnout

    April 19, 2018, 19:33 PM by Shannon Porter
    “Burnout” is a word that gets thrown around a lot—especially between busy, working professionals. However, research shows that it’s not just a busy schedule that can trigger professional burnout. In fact, there are various levels of burnout that can be experienced by all types of professionals from all walks of life.
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    Women rising: New employee-led group focuses on supporting the advancement of women who aspire to leadership roles

    April 19, 2018, 19:32 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    When Dr. Laura Rudkin was told not to worry who would be the next chair of their department because she would be there to “help him,” she took it as a challenge.
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    We are open! Texas City and RMCHP Dickinson clinics reopen to patients following Hurricane Harvey

    January 25, 2018, 13:28 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    The Texas City Primary and Specialty Care Clinic and the Dickinson Regional Maternal and Child Health Program (RMCHP) clinics are happy to be back doing what they do best—serving patients and the community.
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    Ability Resource Group aims to increase awareness, create culture of inclusion

    December 20, 2017, 09:08 AM by Shannon Porter
    Dr. Kimberly Sherill does not look at her physical disability as a hindrance, but rather an admittance to a world of experience that better connects her with her patients.
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    Helping Puerto Rico

    November 20, 2017, 11:16 AM by Shannon Porter
    During Hurricane Harvey, Dr. Maria Belalcazar saw firsthand how a natural disaster can devastate a community. So when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September, leaving residents without power and running water—and hospitals without supplies—she wanted to do whatever she could to help.
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    UTMB again achieves Magnet recognition

    October 24, 2017, 17:23 PM by Kurt Koopmann
    The American Nurses Credentialing Center recently notified UTMB that it had met the criteria of the Magnet Recognition Program, which distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest honor for professional nursing practice.
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    2017 President’s Cabinet Awards

    October 24, 2017, 17:23 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Twenty-six UTMB faculty, staff and students recently received UTMB President’s Cabinet awards for projects that promote outreach, education and improved patient care in the community and beyond. The 11 funded projects total more than $243,000.
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    Employee Service Day celebrates 22,135 years of employee service

    June 20, 2017, 06:15 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    More than 1,700 UTMB employees were recognized for reaching important milestones in their careers during a festive Employee Service Day ceremony on May 31 on the Gal­veston Campus.
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    Fast-track learning: Mini Medical School at UTMB's Angleton Danbury Campus graduates first class

    June 20, 2017, 06:14 AM by Simone Parker
    UTMB’s Mini Medical School graduated its first class at the Angleton Danbury Campus on April 26, which included nearly 60 participants from working professionals and community leaders to retired seniors and high school students.
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    Construction Update

    June 20, 2017, 06:13 AM by Stephen Hadley
    UTMB’s three campuses continue to experience growth and expansion. The following are some of the projects currently underway at the institution.
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    UTMB celebrates Earth Day

    May 22, 2017, 07:55 AM by Simone Parker
    If you’re looking for ways to go green, look no further than UTMB. The university is ranked No. 2 in paper recycling and No. 3 in cardboard recycling among higher education institutions nationwide.
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    GEM program encourages employees to recognize co-workers who ‘GO THE EXTRA MILE’

    April 20, 2017, 12:49 PM by Stephen Hadley
    The GEM (Going the Extra Mile) program gives employees, students and volunteers an opportunity to recognize each other for exemplary service and dedication performed in their roles at UTMB. It’s easy to award a GEM card to someone you see going above and beyond.
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    New UTMB clinics!

    April 20, 2017, 12:49 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    The Women's HealthCare Clinic in Friendswood and Angleton Urgent Care Clinic are now open!