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Events Sep 22 to Oct 19 2017
  • Friday, September 22, 2017

    Mindfulness Meditation Practice Opportunities

    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to patients, medical and mental health professionals, employees, and staff. Cultivate and integrate a culture of mindfulness and improve patient health care, the clinician-patient relationship, and employee well-being.
    Mindfulness Meditation Practice Opportunities are available at the following location:
    1.	Hahnemann Campus
            Mondays, 8-8:30am
            We ...
  • Monday, September 25, 2017

    "Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration"

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Ilan Stavans, PhD
    UMMS and UMMHC will join the nation in recognizing the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States while celebrating and recognizing our faculty, staff, caregivers, residents, postdocs and students who share a Hispanic heritage and who have contributed so much to our organizational successes.
    Featured Speaker: Ilan Stavans, PhD
    Ilan Stavans received a B.A. from Universidad Autnoma Metropolitana, an M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary and M.A., M. Phil. and  ...
  • Wednesday, October 04, 2017

    Assistive Technology Exhibit

    9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Assistive technology exhibit – Autism Focused 
    October 4, through November 1.
    The exhibit “Assistive Technology: High- and Low-Tech Approaches to Accessibility" will be on display in the Lamar Soutter Library during the month of October. The exhibit includes educational posters about disability etiquette and workplace accessibility; a display of tools such as tactile maps and money markers for the visually impaired; and a variety of computer software products including sign language training v ...
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    2017 Campus Read

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Damon Tweedy, MD
    Our annual Campus Read Program promotes academic discourse and critical thinking on a topic that is both timely and important for our campus community and our mission areas.  The book discussion promotes academic discourse and critical thinking on a topic that is both timely and important for our campus community and our mission areas. 
    One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans. Black Man in a White ...
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    LGBTA Network Potluck Social Event

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    The Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (LGBTA) sub-committee invite ALL Faculty, Staff and Students to an informal Potluck Event at the home of  Yasmin Carter. Get to know the faculty and staff on the committee and learn more about what the committee does as well as what opportunities there are for people to become more involved in the group.  One specific goal of the committee is to increase social presence and bring the community together, this event would meet that goal.
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