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  • Save the date for the American Society of Clinical Oncology Review
    May 10, 2018 -- The ASCO Review will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the Overland Park Sheraton Hotel.
  • Save the date for Sizzlin' Summer 2018: Health and Wellness
    May 08, 2018 -- Save the date for the Sizzlin' Summer 2018: Health and Wellness symposium on July 26-27, 2018. The symposium will educate health care professionals on various health and wellness topics.
  • New preceptor management database for student rotations
    May 07, 2018 -- This month, fourth year medical students will be the first to test phase 1 of the new preceptor database management system. The goal is to give students more input on their placements, and in turn create a better experience, while streamlining the placement process.
  • Webinar series set for June/July with focus on physical injury and psychologic impact on the young athlete
    May 04, 2018 -- The KU Area Health Education Center is continuing its Brown Bag Webinar Series with a cluster called “Winning at What Cost? Prevention and Treatment of Physical Injuries and the Psychologic Impact Affecting the Young Athlete” This cluster is set to be held in June and July.
  • Masons host free cancer screenings across Kansas
    May 01, 2018 -- The Kansas Masonic Foundation and local Masonic Lodges are partnering with health professionals from University of Kansas Medical Center and staff from the Midwest Cancer Alliance to provide free cancer screening services that include: skin cancer screenings, prostate cancer screenings, Screen-to-Save colon cancer home screening kits, facial sun damage and body mass index assessments and bone density tests,
  • Paul Laybourne symposium on child psychiatry held on April 27
    May 01, 2018 -- Under the course direction of KU Medical Center professor and child psychiatrist Dr. Sharon Cain, the Paul Laybourne Symposium on Child Psychiatry updated over 80 attendees on the latest advances in child behavioral health on April 27.
  • Meet your next health care provider at Kansas Career Opportunities
    Apr 30, 2018 -- Registration is now open for the 24th Kansas Career Opportunities career fair. Employers will have the opportunity to meet resident physicians, health care job seekers and students in Wichita and Kansas City.
  • Free compassion fatigue webinar
    Apr 27, 2018 -- The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators has teamed up with Midwest Cancer Alliance, the outreach network of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, to provide free, periodic webinars to health care professionals. Continuing education credits are available for eligible participants. In June, join us for: Compassion Fatigue.
  • Kansas Association of Health Care Communicators spring conference
    Apr 23, 2018 -- Several KU Medical Center staff attended the Kansas Association of Health Care Communicators spring conference in Emporia on April 19-20, 2018.
  • Medical Mission Awards
    Apr 23, 2018 -- Are you a resident, medical or nursing student interested in medical missions? The Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center is accepting award applications starting in July.
  • Health care Hero: Tessa Rohrberg, M.D., Bluestem Family Health
    Apr 16, 2018 -- Rural Health Education and Services organizes a Rural Kansas Photo Contest each year. A new category making its debut for 2017 was Health care Heroes. This month's hero is Tessa Rohrberg, M.D.
  • Annual Community Leader Award presented to student Vusala Snyder
    Apr 02, 2018 -- The 20th Annual Student Leader Awards were presented Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The Community Leader Award was given to Vusala Snyder for her commitment to community outreach.
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