UAB Talks, October 15, 2014
"Organizing an Effective Lecture Presentation", October 21, 3:00-4:00 pm / repeat Oct. 23, 8:30-9:30 am. There is an inverse relationship between the amount of information presented and the amount retained. It is to your students' advantage to have leaner, concise presentations and you will find it easier to give the presentation. We will examine how to decide what gets included or cut when preparing your presentation and the most efficient way to communicate content. Registration required
The Center for Teaching and Learning is open to all faculty and is focused on supporting excellence in teaching that promotes learning through a commitment to pedagogical best practices, appropriate and effective use of technology, and innovative collaboration, check out their website for all of their upcoming presentations.
The 22nd Annual Symposium will be held at the Bradley Lecture Center (Children’s Harbor 4th floor) October 24, 2014 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.
First Annual Palliative Care Conference:Moments of Life: Making them count, November 21
Presented by The Central Alabama Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association (HPNA) with Dr. Sam Perna, Dr. Heather Herrington, Attorney Bill Nolan and Chaplain Craig Greer presenting. Contact hours, breakfast and handouts provided. Friday, November 21, 2014, MCSA UAB Hospital, 7:30AM-1:00 PM. For questions contact Ami Goodnough via email (email@example.com) or Jackie Palmore via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or at 205-975-0826. Early registration by Friday November 7th $25, At the door $30. Registration form here.
The Center for Nursing Excellence and Hospital Quality Fall Symposium, December 3
Nationally known fall expert, Pat Quigley will be the keynote speaker, December 3, 7:30-2:30, West Pavilion CC E. Register now by contacting Christy McDougak at email@example.com
The Science of Health Disparities: From Social Causes to Personalized Medicine, plenary sesssions, panel discussision, & breakout sessions. More information coming soon.
Starting in June and throughout the summer, critical research implementation and management topics will be presented on the first and third Thursday at noon in PCAMS (1924 7th Avenue South). These topics will be of interest and relevance specifically to clinical research personnel including investigators, regulatory personnel, study coordinators and financial administrators. The goal of this new program is to fill in the gaps in information related to the implementation of clinical trials that have been identified by investigators and their research teams. Presented by Penny Jester, co-director UAB Clinical Trials
This clinic provides the UAB community access to epidemiology and biostatistics resources. Available most Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Edge of Chaos (Lister Hill Library, 4th floor). Check the Edge of Chaos calendar for confirmation of meeting dates and times.
The Continuing Medical Education program at Children's of Alabama provides educational opportunities for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the southeast. Their goal is to offer practical and dynamic CME courses on a variety of pediatric health care topics. As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, they have more than 200 specialists conducting research and clinical trials on the cutting edge of medicine. Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation.
UAB's prison lecture series
Get Involved! Volunteers willing to speak on any subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — are encouraged to contribute to UAB's prison lecture series.
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