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Here are our latest communications/updates:

  • Latest Communication/Updates

    SOM September State of the School Meeting

    Dear Colleagues, We will hold the next State of the School address and discussion on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 5 p.m. in the Claude Moore Medical Education Building Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Room 3110. The one-hour event will include research, education and clinical care updates, as well as more information about the implementation of our […]

    Be The Change

    Last spring the School of Medicine participated in the Health System-wide employee engagement survey and I have some good news to share. The School’s results show “meaningful growth” as defined by Gallup. Even more good news: The growth was not isolated to a single department, but rose across the School. Last year 95% of our […]

    Let’s Meet!

    I know that we all have a lot of meetings. Some good, some not so good. And I understand that sometimes meetings can be like email, in that, you feel that they keep you from doing “real” work. However, meetings provide wonderful opportunities for sharing ideas and differing perspectives. Consider this, from John Michel, on […]

    Why Do We Care? What Does It Matter?

    “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” ~John Donne When we talk about our strategic planning process it is easy to understand why we tackle subjects like operational efficiencies and IT. Less-easily understood is why issues such as community and philanthropy […]

    The Importance of Knowing What’s Important

    “It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about?” ~Henry David Thoreau Today’s world tells us that we need to do more and that we need to do it faster. Soon, now, hurry, more. So many of us are zooming around trying to meet the many needs, requirements, […]