An Emmy for “Life, Interrupted” videos

I've posted before about the amazing blog--written & video--that Suleika Jaouad has been composing for the last couple of years, "Life, Interrupted".  This year, the video segments were nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for an Emmy in the News and Documentary category.  This week, the winner was announced & the team … Continue reading An Emmy for “Life, Interrupted” videos

Free workshops for graduate students

The University Library has created a set of free workshops, aimed primarily at graduate students.  Register by clicking the link for each workshop. Open Access Essentials Monday, 10/21, 10:00 am-11:00 am   Open educational resources, open data, MOOCs and more. What does Open Access mean for academics and how does copyright relate? We’ll talk about sharing works … Continue reading Free workshops for graduate students

UMHS 5th Most Social Media Friendly Hospital

Congratulations are in order! MHADegree.org, an organization that advocates for healthcare administration worldwide, recently cultivated a list of the 50 most social media friendly hospitals. They found that UMHS was the 5th best hospital in terms of social media use. To compile the list, they looked at the number of followers each institution has on different … Continue reading UMHS 5th Most Social Media Friendly Hospital

Chats on change: Using social media to reduce childhood obesity

From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ): Join us on Twitter Tuesday, September 10, at 3:00 pm ET for a live TweetChat with Dr. Victoria Rogers, Director of the Kids CO-OP at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. We will discuss how the Let’s Go! program has worked to slow … Continue reading Chats on change: Using social media to reduce childhood obesity

Campaign to help Spanish speakers compare treatment options

From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ): Take advantage of Toma las riendas: (Take the reins), AHRQ’s campaign to encourage Hispanics to take control of their health and explore treatment options. Free Spanish-language resources can help Hispanics compare the benefits and risks of treatment option and prepare to discuss these options with their … Continue reading Campaign to help Spanish speakers compare treatment options