The Scope Weekly News Letter

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The latest information about TTUHSC El Paso’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak is available at

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.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Everyone Must Do Their Part

Texas Tech University System Chancellor addresses the public about their role in fighting COVID-19. 

Break the Chain of Infection

TTUHSC El Paso's chief of infectious diseases discusses ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

National Match Day for the Foster School of Medicine

Students learn where they will go for residency training.

Doctor shortage: Is El Paso catching up?

El Paso Inc. editorial examines impact of the Foster School of Medicine on the physician shortage.

COVID-19: Find the Latest Campus Announcements at

Log in to the Student and Employees section on our microsite.  

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

This week's topics include coronavirus on surfaces, treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia, surgery for chronic sciatica, and the benefits of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Cancellations and Postponements

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Below are events cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cancelled: Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours

This event was originally scheduled for March 26.

Cancelled: Cash Receipts Training 

This event was originally scheduled for March 26.

Cancelled: 2020 SUNS Health Fair

The fair was originally scheduled for March 28. 

Cancelled: Walk the Walk Challenge

The event was originally scheduled for the month of April.

Cancelled: Fundamentals of Biomedicine Seminar Series – April 1

The series is cancelled for the remainder of 2020.

Cancelled: Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Ethics Challenges in Mental Health

This event was originally scheduled for April 3.

Cancelled: 14th Annual Research Symposium

Originally scheduled for April 15-17, this event has been cancelled.

Disney Institute - Postponed Until Further Notice

Organizers are considering rescheduling for the last week of May.

5th Annual Surgical Oncology Update – Postponed Until May 14

Save the date for this conference at TTUHSC El Paso. 

Free Participant Entries Available for the Mighty Mujer Triathlon - Event Postponed Until July 25

A very limited number of entries are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Postponed: 2nd Annual Neoplastic Diseases: Update for Practitioners

Originally scheduled for May 1, 2020, the conference has been postponed until further notice.

Postponed: 7th Annual Neurology For The Non-Neurologist Conference 

Originally scheduled for June 26, 2020, the conference has been postponed until further notice.

Community Corner

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Are You Fitter Than A 4th Grader? - March 30 

Participate in this fun physical activity challenge while your family is at home during this time. 

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.

Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Health Has Moved

New location is the Facilities Support Building, 5310 El Paso Drive.

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.

New Hires - March 17

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family!

Parking and Transportation Services Has Moved

New location is the Facilities Support Building, 5310 El Paso Drive.

Institutional Faculty Development CME Online Modules

This online activity is intended for  faculty and requires no fees for receiving credit upon completion.  

Information Technology Security Incidence Response

The IT Department would like to remind all faculty, staff and students about the proper process for responding to an IT security incident.

Shuttle Etiquette Reminder

Reminders for students, faculty and staff.

Parking Reminder – Overflow

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

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking suspicious links.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

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