Bylaws Final for Voting

The School of Medicine bylaws – the adopted rules for the government of the SOM faculty members and the regulation of its affairs – were last revised in 2007. In 2014, they were modified to incorporate administrative changes to reflect title changes. Here is a  PDF of the bylaws for you to review before voting: BYLAWS […]

Bylaws 2015

Welcome to the Bylaws 2015 Draft and Approval In April, Dr. Canterbury asked for volunteers to serve on an ad hoc committee to revise the SOM bylaws. Dr. William Brady led a group of focused, thoughtful individuals who worked hard on a compressed timeline to prepare a draft for you to review. Here is a […]

Research Town Hall – February 18, 2015

Margaret Shupnik, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research held a town hall for researchers on February 18, 2015.  After an short introduction by Dean Randy Canterbury, MD, Dr. Shupnik gave a presentation to over the 60 researchers gathered. Below is a link to the Research website where you can find the video/audio.  And below that is Dr. […]

Word of the Week: SYZYGY

Last week, a total lunar eclipse occurred. As it passed fully through the Earth’s shadow, the moon took on a dramatic, dusky red color. For us to see an eclipse from here on Earth, the Sun, Moon, and Earth need to be positioned in a straight line. When astronomers first took notice of fleeting linear […]

Hack of a Good Idea!

I have been inspired this week by the many conversations I’ve had about collaboratively innovating, creating and problem solving. At my Open House for the Licensing & Ventures Group, faculty, students and staff had an opportunity to share some really fascinating ideas and talk at length about advancing innovation. I’m very pleased that the Licensing […]

Well done! And hoo-rah ray!

At the recent State of the School we acknowledged the many faculty receiving awards for exemplary service and teaching. These awards are important: They indicate to all that we value and admire those who go above and beyond the norm and those who share their extraordinary talents and abilities with others. Congratulations to all for […]

A Time for Action

This time of year is marked by students of all ages realizing they are in the full swing of the school year. The planning for, and anticipation of, classes is long over and now the reality of being a student – reading, studying, rehearsing – sets in. And so it goes for so many things […]

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 […]