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INTERNATIONAL    EDUCATION WEEK    2020
OIP invites you to celebrate International Education Week! All International Education Week Events will be on Zoom.
Please register on the OIP Events Calendar for the
connection information.
Facebook Live @kumcoip will also be available.
OPT APPOINTMENTS
For any students completing their program between now and
December 2020, please schedule an advisement appointment with Irina, (iaris@kumc.edu) as soon as possible to discuss your options! Remember that failure to meet in a timely manner can cause delays in your future work authorization.
*If your program is ending but you will need additional time to
complete degree requirements, please work with your academic advisor to complete the Request for Program Extension Form (https://redcap.kumc.edu/surveys/?s=YKDKP9W9CM).*
MONDAY, NOV. 16: 12:00 - 1:30 P.M.
Immigration Matters for Clinicians, Researchers and other Professionals
Judy Bordeau Bordeau Immigration Law, LLC
ISI EVENT
Depression During COVID-19 & How to Help Friends Zoom Webinar & Discussion
Wednesday, November 11 | 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Join ISI for this important conversation, to increase our understanding of depression and make us better able to help our friends and family who may be experiencing it.
Meeting ID: 913 485 5520 | Passcode: ISIKC
TUESDAY, NOV. 17: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Clinical Culture and Diversity Series
The 2nd Annual "Dr. Mani M. Mani International Educational Exchange and Partnerships Presentation" given by Natabhona Mabachi, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine University of Kansas Medical Center
introduction by Dr. Sarah Finocchario Kessler
COVID-19 ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING AVAILABLE
KU Medical Center is launching its Voluntary Asymptomatic Screening Test (VAST) program on all three campuses. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 27, Kansas City faculty, staff and students
can book an appointment for a free, voluntary COVID-19 asymptomatic screening test by completing the required COVID appointment request form. Please print and complete this form to take to your testing appointment. Tests are available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Student Health Services (1012 Student Center) or the Human Resources Service Center (1044 Delp). More information on testing options is available on the myKUMC intranet. If you have any questions, call 913-588-1111 or e-mail uem@kumc.edu.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
A Conversation on International Education Clinical Elective Rotations at KUMC Alumni Dr. Tarun Dalia and Dr. Vinny Francio
and International Educational Experiences Alumni Health Professions: Sarah Kwapiseski, DPT Medicine: Dr. Sterling Braun
Nursing: Katie Bolin
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18: 5:30 - 6:30 P.M.
Foundations of Global Health Presentation
Mayan Epidemiological Profile
by Dr. Francisco Méndez

HIGHLIGHTING INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
The Office of International Programs would like to highlight our current internationals at KUMC. We would like to highlight you by creating a flyer and sharing it with you, on our webpage, as well as on our social media outlets. We thank you for filling out this brief survey and look forward to your answers!
             THURSDAY, NOV. 19: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Global Fair Country Spotlight

FRIDAY, NOV. 20: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Global Fair Country Spotlight


Would you like to give a short presentation about your country during the Global Fair Country Spotlight? Contact Alexa asmith5@kumc.edu by Friday, Nov. 6

       
OFFICES CLOSED
Wednesday, November 11
**KUMC closed in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday**


KUMC will be closed November 26 and 27 in observance of the United States Thanksgiving Holiday.

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