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Did you Know… – December 2018

Safety Tip Sheet – Ergonomics Faculty, staff or students concerned about the setup of their work stations have several Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) resources they can turn to for help. EH&S often finds that simple adjustments to office, laboratory or clinic furniture and equipment set-ups can resolve most issues. …

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Faculty Awarded for Teaching Excellence

The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards ceremony was held in the EPNEC Auditorium on 11/15/18.  The Department of Pediatrics was delighted to have been awarded three awards in three different categories.  Dr. Yumi Turmelle, a pediatric hepatologist, and Advisory Dean at the medical school was honored for her work in creating a …

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Promotions – October 2018

Ginnie Abarbanell, MD, is appointed as Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology.  Dr. Abarbanell completed her BS at Cornell University and her MD at the University of Washington, Seattle, before serving her residency at Loma Linda University, California, and her fellowship at the University of Michigan Health …

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Demystifying the hiring, retention, and discharge of employees for faculty members and administrators

Presented by: Nannette Vaughn, HR Consultant Please register here These sessions are designed for any faculty or administrators who are responsible for the hiring and management of employees in the School of Medicine.  Topics include: pre-employment and interviewing, offering a position and managing your employees and documentation and handling corrective action. …

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OFD Changes to Fulfil Mission

The Office of Faculty Development co-directors, Bess Marshall, MD and Yumi Turmelle, MD, welcome the addition of Philip Abraham, MD, as co-director of the office. Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD also joins the office as the Under Represented Minority Ombuds. The addition of Drs. Abraham and Rivera-Spoljaric will better position us to …

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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 …