September 9, 2011 View Archives
As winter approaches, now is the time to have an energy audit of your home to make sure your family stays cozy through the cold months.
Call for nominations:
Provost Outstanding Teaching Awards
Each year, faculty and graduate students are recognized for outstanding
teaching. The Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs is seeking
nominations for these deserving faculty members and graduate teaching assistants
for distinguished teaching awards. The awards are intended to identify and
recognize individuals who demonstrate special dedication to and meritorious
success in their teaching; and to encourage awareness of the importance of
excellence in teaching.
A selection committee will review the nominees, collect additional
information and recommend approximately 10 winners to the provost. Deadline
for faculty, staff and students to submit one-page initial nominations to
the faculty member's department chair is 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. All
submissions are to be made electronically. Details about the nominating and
selection process are available online at:
Back to Top
Long Distance Codes
Don’t forget, your long distance code is now your 8-digit employee ID number (listed at the top of the employee pay statement). If you have any questions please contact Denise at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-0484.Back to Top
Music for Mission Concert
Shoulder to Shoulder Global invites you to attend a Music for Mission Concert to benefit healthier lives and clean water in Ecuador.
One hundred percent of the offerings received will go directly to serving the poor community served by Shoulder to Shoulder Global in Ecuador.
Did you know that $100 provides health care to 50 children and $100 provides 3 families with clean water for 3 years?
Who: Felix Hell, International Concert Organist
Date: Friday, September 16th, 2011
Time: 8:15 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 174 North Mill Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40508
*Free parking for concert on Mill Street across from the church.
Music for Mission is an outreach of the Worship and Arts and Mission Commissions of First Presbyterian Church. Music for Mission is a unique series that offers concerts given by outstanding musical artists free of charge to the community while raising money and awareness for local and regional mission organizations. Free tickets are available at the Downtown Arts Center Box Office (141 E. Main St., 859-225-0370) OR at First Presbyterian Church (171 Market St., 859-252-1919). Ticket holders enjoy pre-seating for the event. Those not holding tickets are seated 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the concert. If you are unable to attend and desire to make a donation please make a check out to Shoulder to Shoulder Global and mail it to First Presbyterian Church, 171 Market St., Lexington, Kentucky, 40508. All donations are fully tax deductible. Thank you for giving generously.Back to Top
CHS Spring Kick-off Theme Announced
The Dean’s Office and Faculty Council are pleased to announce the theme for the CHS Spring Kick-Off: Successful Transitions. Please save January 13th from 8:30 – 1:30 for a day of activities featuring the ‘Fab Five’: forum, fellowship, faculty meeting, fun, and food.
Back to Top
Upcoming Employee/Student Appreciation Day
Let’s celebrate a great year!
We have seen significant improvement in patient safety indicators, grew surgical and new patient visit volumes, and we have grown outreach programs. We have everything to look forward to as Fiscal Year 2012 advances. We know the Commonwealth desperately needs the skills and capabilities we provide, and now it’s time for everyone who contributes to the success of UK HealthCare and our academic medical center to be celebrated at our annual Employee/Student Appreciation Day.
This event is for employees of UK HealthCare as well as employees and students from the six health profession colleges. The event will be celebrated Sept. 14 (night shift employees) and Sept. 15 (day shifts). Encourage every member of your team to take the time to be honored. Encourage all to attend the celebration, if only for a brief amount of time.
Richard P. Lofgren, MD, VP for Healthcare Operations & Chief Clinical Officer, UK HealthCareBack to Top
College Meetings Dates
The 2011-2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:
September 23 – CTW 216
October 14 – CTW 216
November 11 – CTW 216
December 16 – CTW 216
January 13 (part of the Spring Kick-Off)
February 17 – location TBD
March 16 – location TBD
April 20 – location TBD
May 18 – location TBD
Back to Top
CHS Blood Drive Planned
The annual CHS Blood Drive will be held on September 20th from 8 to 1:30 in the Commons. Please make plans to give if you are able!
Those who wish to schedule an appointment online may do so at: https://www.membersforlife.org/ckbc/mobilesch/login.php
Sponsor Code 034-A10Back to Top
The Boards of Directors for the Center for Excellence in Medical Education is pleased and excited to announce Medical Education Grand Rounds for the month of September.
Please click here for further details.
>>Georges Bordage, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at ChicagoBack to Top
Seventh Markey Cancer Center
Lung Cancer Symposium
Thomas A. D’Amico, MD, director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Duke University’s Comprehensive Cancer Institute, will deliver the keynote address at the UK Markey Cancer Center’s Lung Cancer Symposium. D’Amico’s presentation is titled “Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer.”
A graduate of Harvard and Columbia University, D’Amico joins 23 other health care specialists in presenting the latest research on the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, including the findings of the National Lung Screening Trial.Back to Top --
Markey Research Seminar Series
Back to Top-->
Save the Date: 'International Apartment Shower' and Presentation about Vietnam
Staff Service Opportunities
Votes due by Tuesday, September 13
Below you will find the list of potential service event ideas that were mentioned during the Friday, August 19th Staff Business Meeting.
I have divided these ideas into two categories: Monetary/Physical Donations and Volunteering Time. Please vote on one Monetary/Physical Donations idea and one Volunteering Time idea.
PAWS-Paris Animal Welfare Society: wish list available and accepts monetary contributions.
Ronald McDonald House Charities: wish list available and accepts monetary contributions.
God’s Pantry Food Bank: competition food drive between students, faculty and staff.
DanceBlue: monetary donation.
Thomson-Hood Veterans Center: wish list available and accepts monetary contributions.
Adopt A School: a mentoring program for a local area school; potentially Harrison Elementary School.
Ronald McDonald House Charities: preparing a meal for families, a house volunteer, or volunteering at Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
DanceBlue: volunteer for the night of the dance marathon; food station, general volunteer, bag check, and dancer services.
Thomson-Hood Veterans Center: volunteering to assist in group activities, game night, programs, etc. Two big events coming up in October: October 1st, Veterans Picnic 10am-4pm, and the Halloween Carnival 1pm-4pm, on October 31st.
Another idea that was brought up is to just save the money that we raise this academic year and use it towards Backpacks for Kids for the 2012-2013 school year. Which would mean that next summer (end of July, beginning of August) the money would be used to buy elementary school students backpacks and school supplies.
Please make sure that you email Kristie Bruner (Staff Council Chair) at email@example.com with your vote by Tuesday, September 13th.
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top