There are many benefits of collaborations between libraries and community organizations. With the NLM HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project (ACIOP), the stated goals are*:
LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library
Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon – 1:30, Blais Pavilion, Lazare Research Building
“Creative writing gives health professionals in training a special opportunity to reflect on their experiences, to maintain their humanity, and to heighten their empathy for the suffering of their patients. These are qualities that bring doctors closer to their patients…” - Dr. Richard Berlin
Streams of Consciousness, the literary and photography journal of UMass Medical School is now accepting submissions from students, staff, and patients of UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center for the Spring, 2019 volume. The deadline for submissions is April 29th at midnight. Submission guidelines with instructions for online submission can be found at: https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/soc/styleguide.html.
April 11, 2019, Reception and Book Signing at 5:00 pm, Discussion 5:30 - 6:30, Faculty Conference Room, UMMS.
April 2 – May 7, 2019
An Interactive art and storytelling project designed to encourage dialog, increase awareness, decrease stigma and change societal views about addiction and those affected
March 1 – March 29, 2019
Reception: Friday, March 1, Art Display & Stories, New School Lobby 11:30 – 1:30
“Plants growing in the wild, dug up and replanted in pots to better flourish, leave a home in their natural habitat. Every immigrant is an emigrant, something is lost as well as gained.” *
The library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on President's Day, Monday, February 18, 2019.
The library is accessible 24/7 for eligible patrons using their ID badge.
In case you missed it, here are five of the major developments in open data and data sharing for medical and biomedical data in the United States from the past year:
The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, authored by UMass medical students, nursing students, graduate students, residents, and fellows based at UMass Medical School, Berkshire Medical Center, Worcester Medical Center/St. Vincent's or Baystate Medical Center.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019.