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Stalking Awareness Month Event

January is nationally recognized as Stalking Awareness Month (SAM). On Wednesday, January 24, from 4:30-6:30pm in the Student Union, the Master of Public Health and SAVE Programs will host a SAM awareness event. We will discuss the dangers and seriousness of stalking and watch the movie "Enough" with Jennifer Lopez. A light dinner and popcorn will be served. RSVP at www.surveymonkey.com/r/STALKINGAwareness2018.

Content for January 19, 2018
Stalking Awareness Month Event
Happening Tomorrow
General Faculty Meeting
Website Updates
LSU Health Women’s Club Purse & Jewelry Collection
Research Update
S.H.I.P. Sendoff Night & Fundraiser
Medicare Advantage Meeting
MSAA Books and Board Games Donation Drive
Science Matters Presents I.D.E.A.S.
LSU Health Residents to Appear in Super Bowl Commercial
LA CaTS Lunch Seminar
Department of Ophthalmology ACGME Accreditation
Shriners Hospital Cafeteria Closed
Protect Your Coworkers from the Flu
Share Your Volunteer Efforts
Grand Rounds
In the News
Click for Job Postings

Happening Tomorrow

  • Brewery Bingo at Great Raft Brewing Tasting Room, Saturday, 5-8pm. Proceeds benefit the School of Allied Health Professions Physician Assistant Program.

General Faculty Meeting

The next General Faculty Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23, at 5pm in the Zadeck Conference Room (G-221). Light refreshments will be provided.


Website Updates

As we begin a new year, please make sure your department webpages on the LSU Health Shreveport website are up to date with the most current information and adhere to graphic standards. The website is accessed not only by faculty, staff and students, but also the general public. It is important that information be accurate and up to date to reflect the great work being done here on our campus. If you have any questions, please contact shvwebmaster@lsuhsc.edu.


LSU Health Women’s Club Purse & Jewelry Collection

The Purse & Jewelry Sale is back by popular demand! The Women’s Club will be collecting gently used purses and jewelry on Tuesday, January 23, from 11am–1pm in the BRI Atrium. For every 5 items donated toward the sale, you will receive a free raffle ticket for sale day. The Purse & Jewelry Sale will take place on April 13. All proceeds will support LSU Medical School and Student Programs.


Research Update

On Monday, January 29, Dr. Chris Kevil, Vice Chancellor for Research, will be sharing an overview of the exciting research developments right here on our campus during the Research Update. This update is for all staff, faculty and students. Learn about changes designed to streamline research participation by clinicians and students. Become an informed ambassador for our campus where research is on the rise! The Research Update will begin at 3:30pm in the Zadeck Conference Center.


S.H.I.P. Sendoff Night & Fundraiser

Say “Bon Voyage!” to the next group of S.H.I.P. students heading off to Kenya with a sendoff event and fundraiser at PizzaRev Taproom on Thursday, January 25, from 5-9pm. When you mention S.H.I.P., 20% of your order will benefit the student organization.


Medicare Advantage Meeting

All faculty are invited to attend the Medicare Advantage Meeting on Tuesday, January 23, at noon in the 1st Floor Auditorium, sponsored by the Faculty Group Practice. Humana Medicare will be presenting.


MSAA Books and Board Games Donation Drive

Medical Students Against Addiction is hosting a Books and Board Games Donation Drive to donate items to the women recovering from methamphetamine addiction at Loving Solutions. New or gently used books and board games can be donated until Feb. 1 in one of the following locations: Ground floor elevator bank by WOW Café, First floor elevator bank by Kings Hwy Entrance, First floor Auditorium, Fourth and Eighth floor’s Lecture Halls, Allied Health Building – Ground floor elevator bank and University Health Cafeteria.


Science Matters Presents I.D.E.A.S.

The Interactive Day of Education and Awareness of Science (I.D.E.A.S) will be held Saturday, February 3, from 12-3pm in the BRI Atrium. There will be science presentations and demonstrations for the whole family. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ScienceMattersShreveport.


LSU Health Residents to Appear in Super Bowl Commercial

Alexandria Family Medicine Residency Program TigerDocs will soon be appearing in the Rapides Regional Medical Center Super Bowl commercial! The commercial will debut locally during the upcoming Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4.


LA CaTS Lunch Seminar

The Professional Development Core of Louisiana Center for Clinical and Translational Research (LA CaTS) will hold a Lunch Seminar at LSU Health Shreveport on Wednesday, February 7, in the Third floor lecture hall, room 3-322. The Professional Development Core educates and trains academic faculty and trainees to pursue clinical/translational research to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities of Louisiana residents. Formal training in clinical/translational research for junior faculty has been developed and is implemented successfully through the Core. The meeting will discuss the options available to the Faculty at LSUHSC Shreveport, especially the Junior Faculty interested in advancing their academic career.


Department of Ophthalmology ACGME Accreditation

The Department of Ophthalmology received continued accreditation by the Review Committee for Ophthalmology, which functions in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Congratulations!


Shriners Hospital Cafeteria Closed

The Shriners Hospitals for Children's cafeteria is closed to the public due to the severity of the flu season. Only patients, staff and authorized visitors will be granted access until further notice.


Protect Your Coworkers from the Flu

Please do not come to work if you have a fever, cough or sore throat.

All healthy employees must:

  • Clean hands often during the day.
  • Always cover your cough/sneeze with a tissue or your sleeve. Discard used tissue in a wastebasket.
  • Clean your hands after coughing or sneezing.

Share Your Volunteer Efforts

Contact: lbabi6@lsuhsc.edu

Do you dedicate time volunteering with an organization locally, regionally or nationally? We’d love to hear about the organization and your efforts! Please share information with Lisa Babin. Our campus, as well as the LSU system, will be tracking the immense contributions LSU employees are making locally and globally. Please include the anticipated number of hours you will devote in 2018.


Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds recordings on the LSU Health Shreveport website are for informational purposes only and not for Continuing Medical Education Credit.


In the News

Contact: shvcommunications@lsuhsc.edu

  • Healio covered a presentation by Dr. Joseph Bocchini at the Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium.
  • Dr. Paige Bundrick wrote an article in Forum Magazine on how to improve your health in 2018.
  • Winter weather updates: Shreveport Times, Nola.com.

Click for Job Postings

Open positions at LSU Health Shreveport are posted every Monday and Wednesday and remain open seven days. For a look at this week's postings, click the link below or check out the job boards in the Administration Building.

www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/jobs



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