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Nov. 14, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements in the Nov. 14 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Medicine
2.) Orthopaedic Surgery
3.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
4.) Pediatrics
5.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

HR Items of Interest
6.) Creating a Skills Portfolio
7.) Retirement Planning
8.) Staff development needs you

Information Technology
9.) Network preventive maintenance Friday night

Miscellaneous
10.) ‘Social media and kids’ brown bag lunch today
11.) Bake sale to benefit UofL Cares
12.) After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour
13.) OfficeMax orientation/training
14.) Winter coats needed for the homeless in downtown Louisville
15.) Save the date: Celebration of Teaching and Learning
16.) Latin American and Latino Studies fall internship poster session

Talks
17.) Chemistry seminar
18.) Molecular Targets seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Medicine
8 a.m. Nov. 14 auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Medicine features Mary Korytkowski, MD, professor of medicine and chief, division of endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Pittsburgh. Korytkowski will present “Insulin Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient.” We’ll see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

2.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Nov. 15 lower level, auditorium, Baxter I Research Building
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery proudly presents John Y. Kwon, MD, clinical instructor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Kwon will lecture on the management and care of patients with calcaneus fractures.
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

3.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Nov. 15 auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Science Center
Pradip D. Patel, MD, professor and associate vice chair for pediatric medical education and academic advisory dean, division of general pediatrics, UofL, presents “Promoting online professionalism: Social media and medical education.” He will identify pitfalls when using social media and describe guidelines and plans for the effective and appropriate use of social media in medicine.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449.

4.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Nov. 15 second floor, auditorium, Norton Hospital
This Friday, join us for pediatric grand rounds featuring Ronald L. Morton, MD. Morton is an associate professor of pediatrics in the division of pulmonology at UofL. He will present “Pediatric Pulmonary Potpourri.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828.

5.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Nov. 15 Bottigheimer Auditorium, Jewish Hospital
Free
John Spandorfer, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, presents “Challenges in Patient Confidentiality.” He will discuss breaches in patient confidentiality from physician indiscretion that may be common, but are not well documented; challenges to maintaining patient confidentiality from advances in electronic health records and genetic testing; concerns and preferences patients have about confidentiality of their medical records.
Additional Information: Callie Booth.

HR Items of Interest
6.) Creating a Skills Portfolio
3 p.m. Dec. 3 Room 103A, Human Resources Building
Free
More than ever in today’s fast-paced, technological, competitive business environment we could each use that little “something” that sets us apart from the competition. A skills portfolio is a useful tool in interviews as well as performance reviews. Also, it is a useful way to remember your accomplishments at some point in the future. Learn how to compile and use a skills portfolio to highlight your talents.
Additional Information: Registration; Questions.

7.) Retirement Planning
9:30 a.m. Dec. 6 Room 103A, Human Resources Building
Free
Join us for a 90-minute retirement workshop sponsored by the School of Accountancy. Sheila Johnston, instructor, CPA and CFP, will present. Topics include UofL benefits, saving for retirement, basic retirement issues, etc.
Additional Information: Registration; Questions.

8.) Staff development needs you
Many of you know the Staff Development and Employee Relations Office are offering free personal/professional development classes through the training catalog. We are looking for facilitators or speakers to share their knowledge with the university community. If you’re looking for a great opportunity to practice your skills while helping others learn, please sign up. It’s also fantastic for resumes and networking. The classes can be very broad, so get creative.
Additional Information: Email if you are interested in being in the Spring 2014 Catalog. Current catalog of classes.

Information Technology
9.) Network preventive maintenance Friday night
10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 - 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16
Users will experience intermittent outages as the network undergoes maintenance activities during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice.
Additional Information: Go to IT’s website for complete information on the preventive maintenance period. Contact the IT HelpDesk at 852-7997.

Miscellaneous
10.) ‘Social media and kids’ brown bag lunch today
Noon Nov. 14 Room 103, Human Resources Building
The Work-Life Balance committee for Great Places to Work is hosting a monthly brown bag lunch series to encourage parents to share their experiences and questions with colleagues who are dealing with the same issues. The Nov. 14 meeting will include a presentation by Jeff Rushton, UofL’s director of digital media, on “Social Media and Kids.” He’ll cover how kids use social media, what they do on it and how you can help protect them.
Additional Information: RSVP here.

11.) Bake sale to benefit UofL Cares
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nov. 12 courtyard, Harry Frazier Hall, College of Business
The College of Business is holding its annual bake sale for UofL Cares. Delicious treats like brownies, snack mixes, muffins, donuts, cupcakes and more will be for sale. Come hungry and bring your dollars for a great cause.
Additional Information: Donna Zinser Clark, 852-8523 or Manjiri Menezes, 852-7756.

12.) After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Nov. 14 Suite 600, UofL Health Care Outpatient Building, 401 E. Chestnut St.
Free
After Clinic Neurosciences Coffee Hour presents neurology recruit, Michael Carrithers, MD, neuroimmunology and MS clinician scientist. Join us in the conference room on the 6th floor of HCOC.
Additional Information: Gayle Whitenack, 852-6990.

13.) OfficeMax orientation/training
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 20 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Representatives from OfficeMax and the Department of Purchasing will host an orientation/training session. We encourage everyone who orders office supplies that could not attend a previous session to join us.
Additional Information: Terry Cutler, 852-7211.

14.) Winter coats needed for the homeless in downtown Louisville
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Nov. 14 – Dec. 13 Suite 315, MedCenter One, Health Sciences Center
We need your help. Please donate any warm winter coats for men, women and children. We especially need warm coats for men, but anything that you can donate would be greatly appreciated. It’s so cold outside so let’s do what we can to help the homeless and show UofL cares. Donations will go to St. Peters United Church of Christ in downtown Louisville.
Additional Information: Julie Douglas, 852-6776.

15.) Save the date: Celebration of Teaching and Learning
Feb. 7; Registration opens Dec. 9
Free
Planning for Celebration 2014 is well underway. This year’s conference will focus on “Igniting the Spark: Motivating Student Learning.” Join your colleagues in sharing best practices for boosting student motivation to encourage learning in the classroom and beyond. Ken Bain, author of “What the Best College Teachers Do and What the Best College Students Do,” will offer the keynote presentation at this daylong conference.

16.) Latin American and Latino Studies fall internship poster session
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
Come learn about the LALS Program and opportunities to get involved with the community through our internships. Students will present posters on volunteer service at seven organizations that serve the local Hispanic community and other organizations abroad. Jeanne Guerrero, LALS graduate certificate student, will give a brief presentation about interning at Adelante Hispanic Achievers. Refreshments will be provided.
Additional Information: Rhonda Buchanan, 852-2034. Latin American Studies.

Talks
17.) Chemistry seminar
4 p.m. Nov. 15 Room LL-16, Chemistry Building
Free
Carlos Enrique Crespo-Hernandez, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Case Western University, will present “DNA under Attack: How UV Radiation Affects the Integrity of DNA.”
Additional Information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798.

18.) Molecular Targets seminar
3:45 p.m. Nov. 14 Room 123, Clinical & Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Cyclin E Induction and Oncolytic Replication of E1B-Deleted Adenoviruses.” Our speaker will be Sam Zhou, PhD, associate professor, Departments of Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology, UofL. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin.

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