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Using WUPS to generate your CEP

WUPS v.3 is a profile system developed by the innovation team in the Pediatric Computing Facility. Initially designed to replace the aging CVitae application, it offers a modular, open architecture to give it flexibility and expandability to meet disparate needs. It is an evolving tool to assist you in generating …

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Education Skills Program – August 2018

The Department of Pediatrics’ inaugural Education Skills Program sponsored by Office of Faculty Development was a success. The goals of this program are to enhance our skills as educators, to develop longitudinal peer networking and mentoring, to create productive education interest groups and to enhance the culture of education within …

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Rubin Receives Pioneer Award

Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hematology and Oncology has been awarded the Pioneer Award for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology from the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF).  A non-profit organization, CBTF was founded in 1988 by dedicated parents, physicians and friends. Their mission is to improve the treatment, …

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OFD Library – July 2018

To check-out any of our books, email Janet Braun Family Focused Master the Media by Julie Smith Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D. Career Focused Good to Great and the Social Sectors by Jim Collins Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg The Purpose Linked Organization: How Passionate Leaders …

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WU Transgender Center – June 2018

Dr. Chris Lewis and the team at WU Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are being recognized with two awards at St. Louis Pride Fest 2018! Felton T. Day Community Service Award: The “Felton T. Day Community Service Award” is presented to a person – not associated with Pride …

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OFD Library – June 2018

To check-out any of our books, email Janet Braun Family Focused Master the Media by Julie Smith Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D. Career Focused Good to Great and the Social Sectors by Jim Collins Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg The Purpose Linked Organization: How Passionate Leaders …

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The Connection between Social Media and Wellness

Julie Smith, M.S., our April guest speaker, was outstanding and offered critical information to know as clinicians and parents. Her book ‘Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged in World’ comes highly recommended. OFD will have a copy of her book for checkout to any faculty …

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Book Club for Faculty and Fellows – Chekhov’s Doctors

Our next book choice is Chekhov’s Doctors, A Collection of Chekhov’s Medical Tales by Anton Chekhov Date and location: To be determined. It will be in the first 2 weeks of June. It will be held at a local restaurant for discussion and dinner. Time: 6:30 pm Email janetbraun@wustl.edu to …

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Work-Life Solutions by GuidanceResources (formally EAP)

Few professionals face the physical, psychological and emotional demands that health care providers confront daily. If those demands threaten to overwhelm you, turn to our GuidanceResources program 24/7 for confidential help. Call 844-365-4587 or online guidanceresources.com Use Web ID: WASHU In addition to emotional support, resources are available for help …

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Diversity Groups – April 2018

WashU has a large array of diversity organizations that build connections between WashU community members from many backgrounds and experiences. To find out about all the offerings visit Diversity & Inclusions Get Involved.  It includes groups open to students and/or faculty.