LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

LSL Artist-in-Residence Series Presents: "The Invisible Wounds of War Made Visible"

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 10:34

Our new Artist-in-Residence Series exhibit, "The Invisible Wounds of War Made Visible," is on display now through August.

This exhibit is designed to bring community awareness to the experiences of Service Members from the Home Base Program. Home Base treats Veterans, Service Members and Family Members affected by invisible wounds, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, mild cognitive impairment due to traumatic brain injury, substance abuse disorders and related conditions.

Service Members are asked to create masks based on these questions:

Worcester District Medical Society’s (WDMS) Meet the Author Series is returning!

Friday, May 12, 2023 - 10:28

WDMS and the WDMS Alliance is collaborating with the Lamar Soutter Library at UMass Chan Medical School by hosting Dr. Mark Vonnegut, the author of The Heart of Caring, A Life in Pediatrics. Dr. Mark Vonnegut is a pediatrician at MVPediatrics Health and Wellness Center, Quincy, MA. Dr. Vonnegut will be speaking about his latest book and work as a pediatrician.

Date: May 24, 2023
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, 55 Lake Ave. North, UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA

R Café May Gathering

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 15:30

The next R Café gathering will take place on Friday, May 26 from 12-1 pm on Zoom. Registration is now open.

Curious about R and would like to learn more? Have you started learning R and would like to meet other R users at UMass Chan? You're invited to the UMass Chan R Café! During these gatherings, there will be presentations on specific R libraries, tools, and concepts and time to work on your own projects and ask questions of the group. No prior experience with R required.

Boston Medical Library 20th Annual J. Worth Estes Lecture

Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 10:30

Please join us on Zoom for the 20th Annual J. Worth Estes Lecture: “To Protect the Mother and the Baby: Black Infant Mortality in Historical Perspective,” May 2nd, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

Join historian of medicine Wangui Muigai, Ph.D., as she traces the origins of one of the most enduring health disparities in America: the racial gap in infant survival.

The Labyrinth: Presence and Practice

Friday, April 21, 2023 - 11:32

What happens when five nurse clinicians/PhD students come together in community to apply nursing theoretical constructs to the art of wellbeing? An immersive, nature-oriented, meditational labyrinth drawing attention restoration theory into practice and play. Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing PhD students Wendy Arena, Elizabeth DelSignore, Caitlin Healy, Elizabeth Terhune, and Amelia Toye invite you to step into the experience.

Location: Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Chan Medical School, first floor
Dates: April 24th and April 25th

The Unsolved Pathologies Coffee House, April 20

Monday, April 10, 2023 - 16:10

The April Unsolved Pathologies Coffee House will be on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 6:15 p.m. in the Lamar Soutter Library. Join us at 6:00 p.m. for coffee, tea, and snacks and at 6:15 p.m. for stories about the successes and challenges in the care and treatment of patients with high-risk breast cancer. For more information and an optional RSVP, see this Google form.