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Diversity 3.0 Training – Commitment

Presented by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open to All Please register for your preferred time below. 3.0, 5/2/19, 8-9am, NWT 10A 3.0, 5/17/19, 12p-1 pm, NWT 10A  Diversity 4.0 will be offered in June. The goal of this training is to provide language to address discrimination without …

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Did you Know… April 2019

About My Way to Health . The April/May workshops on WUSM campus, open to all, are: Spiced Up Salads: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12-1pm, Midcampus Center, Suite 2100 Popular Kitchen Gadgets: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12-1pm, Midcampus Center, Suite 2100 Spiced up Salads Learn more and registration    This workshop will …

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Chair Massage

Provided by professional massage therapist Jo McClaine of Move-BJC.  For faculty and fellows in the physician lounge on 1st week day of each month starting May 1st. Dates, time and registration here. Techniques include compression, kneading, and gliding strokes to help relieve stress and reduce muscle tension in your back, …

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Foam Rolling

What is foam rolling? Watch this video to find out. Physical therapists say placing your body on a foam roller to target knots and trigger points can help you in many ways. Taught by Proactive Life Training LLC, Kasia Radecka, Licensed Physical Therapist. Free! Monthly sessions from April-August. Dates and …

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WUSTL’s Whittemore House Benefits

The Whittemore House is the WUSTL Faculty Conference Center at 6440 Forsyth Blvd for benefits eligible Faculty and Staff and Adjunct Faculty. The house has many benefits: Meeting and dining rooms available to members for breakfast, lunch and special events Events including Chinese New Year wine dinner and Valentine’s Day …

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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 …