The Scope Weekly News Letter

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The Department of Emergency Medicine has been preparing and graduating highly trained emergency medicine physicians since 1982 and is the only emergency medicine training program on the U.S.-Mexico border.

The TTUHSC El Paso Difference

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Stay in-the-know by attending TTUHSC El Paso events, lectures and presentations, and learning about initiatives and trainings on campus.

City Proclaims 2019 as the Foster School of Medicine’s 10th Anniversary Year

During the regular El Paso City Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Mayor Dee Margo proclaimed 2019 as the TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s 10th Anniversary year. In 2009, the school welcomed its inaugural class of 40 students.

TTUHSC El Paso Researcher’s Gene Therapy Technology Wins 2019 TechConnect Innovation Award

An improved method of gene therapy developed by TTUHSC El Paso Associate Professor Huanyu Dou, M.D., has been selected for a 2019 TechConnect Innovation Award.

PodMed TT – A Look at the Latest Medical News and Research

This week’s topics include the All of Us study, a method for heat stabilizing vaccines, arboviruses in the U.S., and use of medical assistance in dying.

Community Corner

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TTUHSC El Paso Has Launched Its Own Magazine!

Join the mailing list! We look forward to sharing TTUHSC El Paso Alumni & Friends with you!

Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine: Notice of Request for Third-Party Comments

The Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine will undergo an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on Oct. 1 and 2, 2019. 

Save 25% On El Paso Locomotive Tickets

TTUHSC El Paso employees are eligible for a special offer on tickets for summer matches, plus a discount on youth summer soccer camps. 

Health 101 Series

Learn more about nutrition, physical activity and the risks of obesity.  

2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds – Aug. 21

Communication and Feeding Disorders, presented by Clarisse A. Colvard, SLPD.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds – Aug. 28

Safe Zone LGBT Allies Training, presented by Shaked Laks, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds – Aug. 30

Genomic Medicine Pitfalls and Value,  presented by Anthony R. Gregg., M.D., M.B.A., FACOG, FACMG. 

Gayle Greve Hunt School Of Nursing White Coat Ceremony – Aug. 30

Join us for the Hunt School of Nursing White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2020. 

Psychiatry Grand Rounds – Sept. 6

Alcohol Use Disorder: Treatment Strategies in the Outpatient Setting, presented by Fabrizzio Delgado, M.D.

Fundamentals of Biomedicine Seminar Series – Sept. 11

Global Health: Measuring Human Well-Being, Taking the Pulse of the Earth, hosted by Alok Dwivedi, Ph.D. 

Save The Date: Inaugural Sun City Cardiovascular Summit – Sept. 13

The Sun City Cardiovascular Summit will feature a dynamic mix of lectures from regional cardiovascular experts that will deliver an educational experience and unique perspective to cardiovascular clinical practice.

Sun City Cardiovascular Summit – Sept. 13

View this brochure for registration and summit information. 

2019 Pediatric Diabetes Conference – Sept. 21

This conference is presented through a generous gift from the Eisenberg family in memory of Florence Green Morgan. Click to view full brochure. 

Limb Salvage Conference – Sept. 27

Save the date for the Limb Salvage Conference.

Training and Educational Center for Healthcare Simulation (TECHS) – Oct. 8

El Paso Strong: Healing Wounds and Building Resilience, presented by Shiva Mansourkhani, M.D., and Fabrizzio Delgado Ramos, M.D.

4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium – Oct. 10

Save the date for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium.

Save The Date: 20th Annual Rio Grande Trauma Conference and Pediatric Update – Dec. 5

Click for more information about this upcoming event. 

Culture and Diversity

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Find out what lectures, panel discussions, and presentations are coming up from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Health.

Unconscious Bias Workshop - Friday, Aug. 30

Learn more about unconscious biases and how they influence behavior.  

Diversity and Global Health Perspectives Film Series: Hitting the Wall – Sept. 12

This documentary examines a remarkable three-month period along the U.S.-Mexico border when El Paso, Texas, became "ground zero" for a humanitarian crisis. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees. 

Don't Just Do Something: An African Surgeon's Perspective On Short-Term Medical Trips – Sept. 19

This series will describe the potential benefits, harms, strategies and considerations for short-term medical trips. 

Achieving Excellence

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Stay up-to-date with campus announcements, informational sessions, and trainings.

New Hires – Aug. 19

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

Click here to view the holiday schedule for 2019-2020.

PedPOD – TTUHSC El Paso’s Pediatrics Podcast

In episode No. 3, host Ajay Pratap Singh, M.D., FAAP, and his guests Jesus Peinado, M.D., Carmen Prieto, M.D., M.P.H., and Cenan Antowan, M.D., dispel myths about vaccination and discuss encouraging a dialogue with parents. 

Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours – Aug. 22

Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS and review information for submitting new protocols. 

Welcome Back Lunch – Aug. 28

Join us as we start a new school year and kick off the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Foster School of Medicine!

Cayuse – Office of Sponsored Programs

Beginning Sept.1, Cayuse will be the cloud-based software used to electronically route all proposals for institutional approval and submit grant proposals to federal agencies as applicable. 

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking any suspicious links.