Continuing Education News
Please mark your calendars for this exciting event. Be sure to note the 9:30 a.m. start time for presentations for this very full program, The day ends with a Halloween-friendly finish.
2013 Medical History Symposium
Oct 31, 2013
Sponsored by: Chicago Area Medical Archivists
LOCATION: American College of Surgeons, 633 N. St. Clair Street, 28th Floor Board of Regents Room
There is no fee, but space is limited.
Please RSVP to Kevin O’Brien (see below)
Kevin O'Brien, UIC Library of the Health Sciences Special Collections Dept. 312-996-8977
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. coffee /networking hour
9:30 a.m.-12:30 pm. presentations
12:30 p.m.-1:3 p.m. lunch (on your own)
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. - Presentations
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science: An Overview of the First Century
Kelly Reiss, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
In harm's way: Nurses' exposure to radiation in the early twentieth century
Brigid Lusk, Ph.D., UIC Nursing History Resource Center
Patient Safety: Physicians and Librarians - Partners in Change
Holly Burt, MLIS, AHIP
Lloyd M. Nyhus, MD, FACS : Surgeon, Mentor Visionary
Donald Wood, MD, FACS, UIC Dept of Surgery
Two sisters: The Drs. Riddle Against the World
Catherine Arnott Smith, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin
The Little Old Lady in Black: The Hospital Haunting of Edith Patterson
Susan Sacharski, archivist, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
There is no fee, but space is limited. Please RSVP to Kevin O’Brien (kevinm [at] uic [dot] edu)
Two librarians from University of St. Francis and Governors State University are teaming up on Friday, November 15 at 1:00 p.m. to present a free workshop on getting started with digital preservation. Librarians Jennifer Ho and Sarah Wegley were trained on this topic by the Library of Congress' Digital Preservation Outreach and Education program. All are welcome to attend this one hour workshop which will be held at Brown Library, University of St. Francis, 600 Taylor Street, in Joliet. This flyer contains more information.
To RSVP, contact Jennifer Ho at (815) 740-3539 jho [at] stfrancis [dot] edu.
Spring 2014 registration begins Nov. 7 for new and returning students. Summer registration begins March 28. For further information, contact Carol Sturz, Coordinator, Library & Information Technology, 425 Fawell Blvd., SRC3048, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Ph: 630-942-2597 email: sturzc [at] cod [dot] edu