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Number of events: 46

Events

Friday, September 22, 2017

Increasing Early Detection of Retinoblastoma in Guatemala & Food Insecurity in Pediatrics: A Local Intervention & From India to Justin Bieber: A UMMS Student’s Journey to Balance Scholarship, Philanthropy and Student Life at Home and Abroad

Identify barriers that prevent children from accessing pediatric cancer care in a low-resource setting 2. Describe strategies to improve referral pathways for children who screen positive for leukoco . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Nitin Shrivastava & Blair Robinson & Anna Handorf
Medical Student, Class of 2018
Friday, September 22, 2017

Mindfulness Meditation Practice Opportunities

Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to patients, medical and mental health professionals, employees, and . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, See Addtional Infomation Campus
Friday, September 22, 2017

EpiServer - Hero Slider (Basic)

Registration Required If you have attended the Basics in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn how to create Hero Sliders. Hero Sliders are picture galleries, or picture carousels, which rotate a series of images and are . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: S2-309D Goff, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Monday, September 25, 2017

"Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration"

Registration Required UMMS and UMMHC will join the nation in recognizing the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States while celebrating and recognizing our faculty, staff, caregivers, reside . . .
Available Seats: 32
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Ilan Stavans, PhD
Ilan Stavans, PhD, Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities, Latin American, and Latino Culture at Amherst College
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New Faculty Orientation

Registration Required The purpose of this orientation is to present new faculty at all levels with an overview of the institution, toward assisting faculty in beginning a successful career at the University of Massachusett . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Office of Faculty Affairs
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 4
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

OnCore Module 4 - Subject Management & Subject Visit Tracking ONCOREMOD4

Registration Required Adding subjects to the study and tracking them through Consent, Eligibility, Treatment, Followup, and recording AE, SAE, and Deviations. . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Lee Stayton, ITCTMS Support Team
Prerequisite: Member of UMMS Clinical Trial Team
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Zoom - Get Started

Registration Required Getting Started with Zoom. Get acquainted with recommended zoom settings to host a meeting. Overview of the Zoom Web Portal and Desktop Client. Finally review some of the in session controls. . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: S2-307 E & F Goff Learning Center E & F, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Robin Emery
Prerequisite: Zoom Account Required
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-203 Worcester Foundation Board Room, Second Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Sarika Rao, DO
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

GME Patient Safety Module

Registration Required This training module is for GME Residents and Fellows only. It is one of the required training modules that Residents and Fellows must complete as part of the Quality & Safety curriculum. . . .
Available Seats: 15
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S1-123 Conference Room 123, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: S1-123 Conference Room 123, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Engineering immunity against cancer and HIV

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Darrell Irvine, Ph.D.
MIT/KOCH INSTITUTE
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

OnCore Module 7: Principal Investigator ONCOREMOD7

Registration Required Course covers OnCore functions and features that the principal investigator will find useful in the role of protocol oversight and management. . . .
Available Seats: 48
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: S6-102 a Amphitheater III, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Vincent Lee
Instructor: Lee Stayton, ITCTMS Support Team
Prerequisite: NONE
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Host-Microbiota Interactions in Health and Disease

2017 Pathology Fall Seminar Series . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Gregory F Sonnenberg, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University,
Friday, September 29, 2017

Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Neuroblastoma: Targeting Cancer Stem Cells

• Appreciate the current therapeutic challenges for Neuroblastoma • Recognize the molecular complexity of Neuroblastoma • Define Cancer Stem cell phenotypes • Appreciate therapeutic relevance tum . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jason Shohet, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Texas Children’s Hospital,
Friday, September 29, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 1
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Monday, October 2, 2017

Expense Module Training FIN_EXP100

Registration Required This live online class reviews the process for entering, printing and submitting expense reports electronically through PeopleSoft. This class is intended for Trip Preparers or any traveler who wants . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Carville
Monday, October 2, 2017

"A synaptic feast: Microglia-mediated phagocytosis governing brain wiring and plasticity"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dori Schafer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S1-123 Conference Room 123, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required Top Hat empowers professors by turning students’ distracting mobile devices into learning tools and building comprehension with customizable, affordable textbooks and interactive homework. In this . . .
Available Seats: 6
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Assistive Technology Exhibit

Assistive technology exhibit – Autism Focused October 4, through November 1. The exhibit “Assistive Technology: High- and Low-Tech Approaches to Accessibility" will be on display in the Lamar Soutt . . .
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location: Lamar Soutter Library, Medical School Building, University Campus
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dynamic activation of RNA functions: Insights into ligand-dependent RNA regulation

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Qi Zhang, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Conflict in the Workplace: Transforming Conflict into Collaboration

Registration Required Why does conflict occur in the workplace? Why do we tend to avoid conflict? This course will teach you how conflict can either be constructive or destructive. Learn the pros and cons of the different . . .
Available Seats: 11
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Brion Carroll
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council considers issues and matters of interest to the faculty and advises the Chancellor, the Dean of the School of Medicine, other senior administrators as appropriate, and the Executiv . . .
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Friday, October 6, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 13
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Friday, October 6, 2017

Working with NCBI Tools

My Bibliography, SciENcv, and the NIH Public Access Policy. Lamar Soutter Library Skills Series: Issues in Scholarly Publishing and Communication . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Library Computer Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 11
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required Top Hat empowers professors by turning students’ distracting mobile devices into learning tools and building comprehension with customizable, affordable textbooks and interactive homework. In this . . .
Available Seats: 6
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Conflict in the Workplace: Transforming Conflict into Collaboration

Registration Required Why does conflict occur in the workplace? Why do we tend to avoid conflict? This course will teach you how conflict can either be constructive or destructive. Learn the pros and cons of the different . . .
Available Seats: 15
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: CHCF 3rd floor Sullivan square Conference Room, Schrafft Building Building, Schrafft Center Campus
Instructor: Brion Carroll
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

EpiServer - The Basics

Registration Required This basic 3-hour course is designed to give attendees a review of EPiServer interface and a working knowledge of EpiServer functionality. Hands-on activities include the following: • Adding new p . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Zoom - Get Started

Registration Required Getting Started with Zoom. Get acquainted with recommended zoom settings to host a meeting. Overview of the Zoom Web Portal and Desktop Client. Finally review some of the in session controls. . . .
Available Seats: 6
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: S2-307 E & F Goff Learning Center E & F, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Robin Emery
Prerequisite: Zoom Account Required
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2017 Campus Read

Registration Required Our annual Campus Read Program promotes academic discourse and critical thinking on a topic that is both timely and important for our campus community and our mission areas. The book discussion promo . . .
Available Seats: 70
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Damon Tweedy, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Effector-to-Memory Transitions, another form of EMT in T cells?

2017 Pathology Fall Seminar Series . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Susan Kaech, PhD
Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology, Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine,
Thursday, October 12, 2017

“Epigenetic control of neurodegeneration”

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Anne Schaefer, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Friedman Brain Institute, Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Friday, October 13, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 13
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS7-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 13
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required Top Hat empowers professors by turning students’ distracting mobile devices into learning tools and building comprehension with customizable, affordable textbooks and interactive homework. In this . . .
Available Seats: 6
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

EpiServer - Blocks Basics Essential Training

Registration Required If you have attended a Basics Training in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn more about blocks. Blocks are pieces of content that can be located in specific regions on a page and shared among multi . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Resource Scheduler Training Class

Registration Required
Available Seats: 10
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: S3-436 3rd Floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Cynthia Cote
Prerequisite: None
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Zoom - Get Started

Registration Required Getting Started with Zoom. Get acquainted with recommended zoom settings to host a meeting. Overview of the Zoom Web Portal and Desktop Client. Finally review some of the in session controls. . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: S2-307 E & F Goff Learning Center E & F, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Robin Emery
Prerequisite: Zoom Account Required
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Electronic Lab Notebook system overview & demo ELN2017

Registration Required This is a casual "Lunch & Learn" session for new or inexperienced users. This is a basic overview and demonstration of the LabArchives Electronic Notebook System. We will cover the core features and . . .
Available Seats: 91
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Byron Deane
Prerequisite: Sign up for FREE Trial account
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

EpiServer - Hero Slider (Basic)

Registration Required If you have attended the Basics in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn how to create Hero Sliders. Hero Sliders are picture galleries, or picture carousels, which rotate a series of images and are . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LGBTA Network Potluck Social Event

Registration Required The Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (LGBTA) sub-committee invite ALL Faculty, Staff and Students to an informal Potluck Event at the home of Yasmin Carter. Get to know the faculty and staf . . .
Available Seats: 24
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: TBD, Off Campus Campus
Thursday, October 19, 2017

"Cognitive functions of sleep across the lifespan"

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Rebecca Spencer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Conflict in the Workplace: Transforming Conflict into Collaboration

Registration Required Why does conflict occur in the workplace? Why do we tend to avoid conflict? This course will teach you how conflict can either be constructive or destructive. Learn the pros and cons of the different . . .
Available Seats: 20
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Brion Carroll
Friday, October 20, 2017

HIRE: Onboarding and Engaging Your New Hire

Registration Required This module provides the information and understanding of how to successfully onboard and engage new staff at UMMS that consists of: • Review Why New Hires Join and Leave UMMS • Learn How to Ensure . . .
Available Seats: 9
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: CHCF 3rd floor Sullivan square Conference Room, Schrafft Building Building, Schrafft Center Campus
Instructor: Martha Streeter