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Hearts and Crafts: Human Heart Model From JAMA

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The cover of the November 19, 2014 JAMA theme issue on cardiovascular disease features a paper heart model anyone can put together. Grab a pair of scissors, some tape, and the printout, and follow the directions to create your own anatomical heart model. Download a copy of the model and instructions.

2014 JCIPE Conference

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The internationally-renowned Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education (JCIPE) hosted a conference, Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century: Redefining Education and Practice, in Philadelphia on October 10-12, 2014. Conference presentations and posters have been loaded in the Jefferson Digital Commons.

Lexicomp Enhancements

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Lexicomp is a premier resource for drug information and clinical content available to all Jeffersonians. The most recent enhancements to this popular suite of databases include: A new HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) field with verbatim HCAHPS survey questions to guide nurses’ interactions with patients and actively work toward improved survey […]

Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science

Friday, November 14th, 2014

On Monday, November 10th Scott Library presented a talk by TJU’s Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science in recognition of (and to wrap up) our hosting of the National Library of Medicine’s Harry Potter’s World Exhibit. Dr. Brainard lead a rapt and appreciative audience of about 80 attendees through a series of topics including […]

ACC Releases New Guidelines Clinical App

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON (Nov. 10, 2014) — The American College of Cardiology, which has been developing clinical practice guidelines in partnership with the American Heart Association for more than three decades, has launched a new Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/AHA guideline content and related tools. The initial version of the […]

Dr. Brainard on Light, Magic and Science: November 10th

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Download a copy of this announcement.  

F1000 Mobile App

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Faculty of 1000 launched a mobile app for its F1000Prime service. It’s free to Jeffersonians: register for an account, then use the same login credentials after downloading the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. F1000Prime provides recommendations and reviews from top faculty of the best research articles in biology and medicine.

18 E-Books New to Scott Library in October

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Scott Library added these 18 e-books in October to the growing collection: Brigham intensive review of internal medicine question and answer companion Cancer principles & practice of oncology: handbook of clinical cancer genetics Caring for the hospitalized child: a handbook of inpatient pediatrics Critical care medicine: principles of diagnosis and management in the adult (4th ed.) Current […]

New Posters Added to the Jefferson Digital Commons

Friday, October 31st, 2014

15 new posters have been deposited in the Jefferson Digital Commons: Overview and Impact of Implementation of a Pharmacy Concierge Service Development of Syringomyelia from Retained Bullet Fragment following Spinal Cord Injury TeamSTEPPS: Radiologic Sciences Students’ Perspective Seeing Is Believing: Optical Computed Tomography (OCT) and Histologic Analysis To Define Pathophysiology Of “Very”, Very Late Stent […]

Health Workforce Mapper: Interactive Tool from AMA

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

From the AMA News Room, 10/28/14: CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today introduced a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care. The AMA’s Health Workforce Mapper is an interactive tool that illustrates the geographic locations of the health care work force in each state, […]

New Professional Development Resources from Magna Learning Commons

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Magna Learning Commons, a library of online seminars for faculty and administrators, is now available through the Center for Teaching and Learning Organization in Blackboard Learn. You can access this resource whenever and wherever you are. Watch seminars at home, at work, in a group, on a tablet, or even on a smartphone. The vendor’s […]

Faculty, Have You Joined Doximity?

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Doximity.com is a social network for physicians that offers easy access to relevant medical news and many other benefits, including opportunities to: Connect with colleagues and alumni Learn quickly about research underway within your specialty Access CME resources Stay up to date through informative blog posts Activating your Doximity.com account may help improve Jefferson’s U.S. […]

Recent Grand Rounds From Family and Community Medicine

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Over the past few weeks Jefferson’s Family and Community Medicine department has presented grand rounds on a variety of topics: Jefferson Family Medicine Associates (JFMA): Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines Pediatric Trauma Informed Care: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know Evaluation and Management of Common Anorectal Conditions Use of Opioids in Primary Care Visit […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for November: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is the November selection for the Jefferson Book Club. “In the world of the near future, who will control women’s bodies? Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force.” Join your colleagues for the next Jefferson Book […]

Bottle Filling Stations are Quick, Clean, and Green!

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Library installed Halsey Taylor HYDROBOOST® bottle filling stations a little over a year ago. Better than a standard drinking fountain, these units provide cold, filtered water. They also feature a quick and clean option for filling reusable bottles. A counter on each unit tracks the number of 20 oz. bottles potentially saved from a […]