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Archive for April, 2013

Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds 5/7: Degenerative Joint Disease and Tendinopathy

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Please join us for Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in  925 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor conference room from 8:00-9:00 am. Please note the venue for this exciting program.  Jeremy Close, M.D. is presenting and the title of his presentation is: “Degenerative Joint Disease and Tendinopathy” Dr. Close is a leading sports physician who has […]

Register Now for RefWorks Workshops in May

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required. How to teach RefWorks Basics (taught in 30 minutes) During this 30-minute session, you’ll rapidly learn: how […]

Predatory Publishers: Where Should I Submit My Research?

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Over the past few months Jefferson faculty have reached out to the Scott Memorial Library with questions about publishers who want to publish their manuscripts. Predatory publishers send numerous emails per day inviting faculty to submit their research for publication. This increasingly common phenomenon was covered in a recent New York Times article. Here are […]

Minerva Prize Offered for Teaching Excellence and Innovation

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

The Minerva Project has just announced a $500,000 prize to recognize and award “one distinguished educator who is driving innovation to deliver extraordinary student learning experiences for the 21st century.” The first Minerva Prize will be awarded in May 2014.  Nominations are open.   Nominate a colleague or yourself. The Minerva Prize winner will be inducted […]

Celebrating Contemporary African American Surgeons: Reception April 23rd

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Please join us for a reception in honor of the current exhibition of Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Surgeons. Refreshments will be served. When: Tuesday, April 23 at 4:00 pm Where: Scott, Room 200A This event, jointly sponsored by Scott Memorial Library and the JMC Office of Diversity Inclusion & Community Engagement, will include a […]

21st Annual Paul C. Brucker Lecture

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

On April 4, 2013, the 21st Annual Paul C. Brucker lecture was presented by Fitzhugh Mullan, MD from George Washington School of Medicine. Beyond Flexner: The Hunt for Medicine’s Elusive Social Mission If you would like to have a lecture recorded for inclusion in the Jefferson Digital Commons contact Education Services.

Blackboard Learn Transition – Getting Started: 12:15 Tech Talk on April 29th

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Join us for the next 12:15 Tech Talk, part of a series of 30-minute talks by faculty members sharing technical tips and solutions. You’re welcome to bring your lunch and beverages will be provided. When: Monday, April 29, 2013 from 12:15 to 12:45 pm Where: Scott Library, Room 200A Topic: Blackboard Learn Transition: Getting Started Speaker: Kathy Day, M.S. […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for May: The Bedlam Detective

Monday, April 8th, 2013

The Bedlam Detective by Stephen Gallagher is the May selection for the Jefferson Book Club. From a basement office in London’s notorious Bethlehem Hospital, former policeman and Pinkerton agent Sebastian Becker is sent to interview Sir Owain Lancaster at his country estate. They wealthy industrialist returned alone from a disastrous scientific adventure in the Amazon, claiming […]

On Exhibit – Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Opening Doors tells the stories of four pioneering African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence through the education and mentoring younger physicians and surgeons. Where: Scott Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Exhibit Area When: April 8 – May 19, 2013 Through contemporary and historical […]

Jefferson Digital Commons Quarterly Update: January – March 2013

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Jefferson Digital Commons is off to a great start for 2013.  The first quarter of the year ended with 1,144 new assets added to the archive.  To date the total number of assets in the JDC is up to 7,698.  A link to the entire inventory is available at the bottom of this report […]