The Scope Weekly News Letter

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In April 2018, TTUHSC El Paso was designated as a Title V Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

TTUHSC El Paso Surpasses Fundraising Goal of $250,000 For Medical Student Scholarships

Over $350,000 has been raised for scholarships benefiting incoming and current students attending the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in honor of the 10th anniversary celebration of the school, “A Red Tie Affair for A White Coat Occasion.”  

TTUHSC El Paso Professor Receives Award for Research on Diabetes-Related Digestive Disorder

Munmun Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., M.Sc., has been awarded a $100,429 grant from the Edward N. and Margaret G. Marsh Foundation for her research project, “Gastroparesis, a Mysterious Stomach Disorder and its Prevalence in Women." 

TTUHSC El Paso Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Annual Holiday Light Show

Mascots busted a move, snacks were eaten and smiles were shared at TTUHSC El Paso's Cookies, Cocoa and Holiday Cheer celebration. 

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

This week’s topics include managing hepatitis C in disadvantaged populations, a new treatment for migraine, national suicide data, and treating swallowing disorders.

Community Corner

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UPDATED - TTUHSC El Paso Community Partners Offer Discounts for Students and Employees 

Local restaurants celebrate the Foster School of Medicine's 10-year anniversary with discounts and special events.

Health 101 Series

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

TTUHSC El Paso Blood Drive – Dec. 12

Stop by AEC Room 211 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m to donate blood.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds – Dec. 13

"Prenatal Testing: Improving Our Abilities to Prevent/Detect Fetal Abnormalities," presented by Lee P. Shulman, M.D., FACMG, FACOG. 

Class of 2019 Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing Commencement and Pinning Ceremony – Dec. 14

TTUHSC El Paso cordially invites you to the ceremony at the Plaza Theatre. 

Need-to-Know Grand Rounds – Jan. 14 

"Essential Skills for Leaders: Framing the Issues, Leveraging Resources and Effective Use of Data," presented by Robin Dankovich, Ed.D. 

1st Annual Simulation Educator and Operations Conference: Southwest Region - Jan. 31

Save the date for the inaugural conference. 

3rd Annual West Texas Down Syndrome Health Symposium – Feb. 1

Save the date for this health symposium. 

Save The Date: 20/20 Borderland Vision Symposium – Feb. 7 - 8

Mark your calendars for this symposium. 

Save The Date – Pressure Injury Conference 

This conference will take place on Feb. 28. Stay tuned for more information!

5th Annual Oncology Update – March 26

Save the date for this conference held at TTUHSC El Paso. 

2nd Annual Neoplastic Diseases: Update for Practitioners – May 1

Save the Date for this interprofessional joint conference.

Dragon Medical One Training Schedule

Learn how to use clinical speech recognition software for electronic medical records. 

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.

Inaugural Global Health Conference – Dec. 11

Download the conference brochure. 

9th Annual Cultural Competence Conference Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions are due by Jan. 31.

9th Annual Cultural Competence Conference – Feb. 28

Save the date for this conference. 

Learn Conversational Spanish

Would you like to learn conversational Spanish to improve the quality of patient care? Click for more information on learning Spanish in a group setting. 

Achieving Excellence

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

Academic Education Center Library 24/7 Access

The AEC now is now open 24/7 to TTUHSC El Paso students, residents, faculty and fellowships until Janauary 2020. 

Faculty and Staff Photos – Dec. 11

This is an opportunity for new faculty and staff members to have their photos taken for the TTUHSC El Paso website.

Fraud Prevention – Dec. 18 

This workshop has two sessions at different times. Seating is limited to 30 participants per session. 

Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours – Dec. 18 

Compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS. 

Parking and Transportation Closures – Dec. 20

The Traffic and Parking office will be closed from 1:30 to 5 p.m on Dec. 20. Click to view shuttle service hours for this date. 

Institutional Faculty Development Course XVIII – Jan. 10

GME Conference: Remediation of the Struggling Medical Learner. 

Institutional Faculty Development Course XVIII – Jan. 24

This course will cover "Exploring and Creating Opportunities for Community-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research in the Paso del Norte Region and Beyond." Lunch will be provided for the first 30 participants. 

Institutional Faculty Development Course XVIII – Jan. 31

This course will cover "Teaching Today's Learners: Are You Ready?". Lunch will be provided for the first 30 participants. 

Shuttle Etiquette Reminder

Reminders for students, faculty and staff.

Parking Reminder – Overflow

Click here for more information on parking at the TTUHSC El Paso campus. 

TTUHSC El Paso Border Coalition For Fitness – 10,000 Steps For 100 Days

The coalition is challenging teams of employees to walk at least 10,000 steps every day for 100 days. 

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking any suspicious links.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

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