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Last updated: Mar 11, 2014, 6:01PM
Statewide Campus System:
The Leading Resource for Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training in Michigan
Award Nominations Open!
It's time once again to make nominations for the Michael Opipari, DO Distinguished Service Award and for the Mark Cummings, PhD Award for Outstanding Leadership in Medical Scholarship. The Opipari award is given for exceptional service to the MSUCOM Statewide Campus System. The Cummings award is a new award instituted last year for a resident that showed exemplary professionalism, presentations of scholarly work, publication in a peer-reviewed journal and outstanding contributions to the training of medical students and residents. Nominations due on or before April 1st.
More information can be found in the brochures and nomination forms below:
OPP/OMT Integration Workshop #5: Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Acute Head, Chest, and Low Back Pain after Ruling Out Conditions Causing the "Red Flags" is now available through the MSU Store. This case based workshop reviews the mechanics, anatomy, and physiology of the head, spine, chest, low back, and sacrum, the red flags and causes of acute pain, and explains safety in the use of OMT.
This module also features presentations from Dr. Mary Hughes and Dr. Don Sefcik, specialists in Emergency Medicine. Both of whom provide information about their experiences and insights regarding the integration of OPP/OMT in the treatment of patients in the ER.
New Job Postings
DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is looking for an Internal Medicine Program Director.
Botsford Hospital is looking for a Director of Medical Education. Their career opportunities can be found Here.
Hamilton Community Health Network has an opening for a Faculty Physician in Family Medicine.
The Spring 2014 class will be held on Mondays, from February 3rd through April 14th, and hosted via MSU's Adobe Connect server.
This comprehensive course is designed specifically to teach physicians and medical providers the language skills needed to provide basic H&Ps, follow-up care, and provide prescription instructions to Spanish-speaking patients. The goal of the course is to help health care providers better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and provide culturally sensitive health care services to this growing population.
SCS Forum on GME Issues
April's GME forum, Next Step for the AOA: Update & Contingency Plan by Richard J. LaBaere, II, DO, MPH, FAODME, will take place on Tuesday, April 8 at 12 Noon EST. The presentation will be re-broadcast at 5 PM EST.
To join the session, download handouts, view previous recordings, or get a complete schedule of upcoming SCS forum events, visit the GME Issues: Webinar Series page.
Research Poster Day
The MSUCOM Statewide Campus System is sponsoring a Research Poster Day, to be held in conjunction with the SCS Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 21st at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Submissions will be accepted from:
- MSUCOM Medical students
- SCS Residents and Fellows
- MSUCOM Faculty
This will be a juried competition, with a $300 prize for the best poster and $200 for the runner-up in each of the three above categories (there must be a minimum of four entries in a category for prizes to be awarded). To be eligible, posters must present new research and scholarly work in an area of medicine or healthcare that contributes to knowledge in these fields. (NOTE: Case studies are not acceptable as research; a case series may be accepted, provided it consists of a minimum of five cases.)
For more information view the Poster Day Guidelines.
Research Mini-Grants Program for Resident Research Projects
The statewide campus system will be continuing its mini-grants program for resident research for the 2014-2015 academic year!
Residents currently enrolled in an SCS residency program may apply for a grant to help cover incidental costs such as printing and mailing, subject fees, or statistical consultation. The research project may be a required project from the specialty college for graduation, or a self-initiated project. The proposed research should be clinically-oriented with the goal of improved patient care or based on the education of patients or care providers.
More information and an application for this grant can be found Here.
S.A.F.E.R.: Sleep Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency
SAFER, or Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education in Residency, is a 25-minute narrated video presentation that provides an introduction to the science of sleep and the effects of sleep deprivation. SAFER focuses on the demands and stresses of medical residency. The presentation provides practical suggestions for residents to manage fatigue and sleepiness including:
- The influence of circadian and homeostatic processes
- When and how long to sleep
- What fatigue countermeasures to use
Looking For Help in Core Competency Training?
The Statewide Campus System has developed a series of OPP/OMT modules covering the integration of OPP into: the care of hospitalized patients, those with Cardiovascular and Respiratory disease, patients that have undergone abdominal surgery, and those with extremity complaints. More information on these modules can be found at: OPP/OMT Integration Workshop Series. These modules can be purchased via the MSU Store.