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IvaDean Scholarship Concert Rescheduled for Jan. 10
The 10th annual IvaDean Medical Student Scholarship Concert will now be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, in Kresge Auditorium. The concert was rescheduled from its original December date due to inclement weather.
The night will include a silent auction starting at 5:30 to raise funds for scholarships.
Tickets are $5 for students/children under 12 and $15 for non-students, with the option to donate more. Call 513-558-5577 or see IvaDean Lair for more information.
Ryan Gerecht, MD
Gerecht Is 1st Winner of Prestigious Award
Ryan Gerecht, MD, senior emergency medicine resident is the first winner of a prestigious award for physicians training for a career as a clinically focused Emergency Medical Services (EMS) medical director who is board-certified in EMS medicine.
Gerecht is the inaugural winner of the NAEMSP/Physio-Control EMS Medicine Medical Director Fellowship, a partnership of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) and Physio-Control, a Redmond, Wash.-based maker of emergency medical response products and services. The award will be presented at the 2014 NAEMSP annual meeting Jan. 16-18, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
The 12-month, $80,000 award will cover related training and education costs. Applicants were judged by a selection committee based on their potential for a career as an EMS medical director and to become a national leader in the EMS field.
Admissions Committee Seeking MMI Volunteers
The admissions committee is seeking volunteers to interview prospective medical students for the 2014-2015 school year.
During the MMI, applicants participate in a series of six- to eight-minute conversations with up to eight volunteer interviewers.
Faculty and staff with a background in hiring, judging character, working in teams, management and leadership are especially appropriate for the interview process. Interviewers cannot have a first-degree relative, or they themselves, be applying to medical school in the next three years.
Students will be interviewed every other week until March 26. Training is required.
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CCTST Offers Research Methods, Ethics Grant Programs
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) requests applications for the study of innovative research methodology and ethical issues in clinical and translational research.
The Methodologic Research Program advances the study of biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics and related disciplines in order to enhance the capacity to conduct and analyze data from clinical and translational studies. Applications are due Jan. 24, 2014.
The Research Ethics Grant Program supports interdisciplinary empirical research that aims to develop, inform or apply morally, socially and culturally acceptable frameworks that maximize the ethics of conducting clinical and translational research. Applications are due Feb. 3, 2014.
Each program offers one-year, non-renewable grants of up to $10,000. For more information and requests for applications (RFAs), email Sandra Geideman.
Florence Nightingale Awards
Nominations Open for Nightingale Awards
The UC College of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 22nd annual Florence Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing.
Awards will recognize registered nurses who demonstrate excellence in providing direct patient care. Nominations are accepted from patients, family and friends of patients, colleagues, physicians and other health care workers. Nurses previously nominated may be re-nominated for this award.
Nominations are due Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Final selection of award recipients will be made by a committee of the UC College of Nursing Board of Advisors.
View the nomination form or call 513-556-2025 for more information.
Recreation Center Offers Membership Reimbursement Program
UC Campus Recreation and Human Resources have developed a pilot membership program in which benefits-eligible UC employees can qualify for the reimbursement of more than two-thirds the cost of the monthly membership fee when they become Campus Recreation members.
Beginning in February, recreation center members should check in and work out on at least eight different days during the month in order to receive a $26.66 reimbursement the following month.
The plan requires campus recreation membership and a free initial health assessment.
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