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Title:Patient-Worthy Medicine: The Art and Science of Evidence Based Practice
Date:Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time:All Day Event
Categories:Events in the Libraries
Description:

Hosted by Drexel University's Physician Assistant Department and The Division of Continuing Nursing Education

During this two-day conference, participants will be guided through the process of evidence-based practice by being provided with and practicing practical strategies for applying the art and science of medicine.

For conference details, accreditation, travel and registration information click here. Register by April 11th for a discount. 

Distinguished, world-renowned international presenters including:

  • Dr. Allen Shaughnessy, Senior Editor of Essential Evidence Plus, Consulting Editor for Dynamed and co-creator of Information Mastery - Keynote Speaker
  • Dr. Edward Livingston, Deputy Editor for Clinical Content of JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association. Physician and PA faculty from the University of Worcester, England and Drexel University will also lecture on both days
  • Dr. Rod Jackson, New Zealand cardiovascular risk factor epidemiologist will discuss his GATE tool for critical appraisal
  • Dr. Janina Iwaszko & Mr. Neil Howie, PA-R from University of Worcester, England address understanding measurements of risk and randomized control trials
  • Mr. David Allen, mastectomy scar tattoo artist, will discuss the use of empathy
  • Ms. Adrian Banning, PA-C, recently recognized as one of Philadelphia's "Who's Next in Health"
  • Mr. Gary M. Childs, MS, Nursing & Health Professions Liaison Librarian from Drexel University

Consider attending if you use evidence-based medicine in any capacity. (Professionals and students welcome: Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians, registered nurses, public health workers, medical librarians, pharmacists, academic faculty, clinical, medical journalists).

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 12.75 AAPA Category 1 credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined. For more information, contact Adrian Banning, MMS, PA-C, Assistant Clinical Professor, Physician Assistant Program, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, at 267.359.5775 or asb35@drexel.edu.

Title:Decade of Discovery: A Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Date:Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time:5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:URBN Center Annex Auditorium
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Shown across the country, the celebrated documentary Decade of Discovery is set at the White House and unfolds the story of a government attorney on a quest to find a better way to search White House email and a teacher who took a stand for civil justice on the electronic frontier.

A distinguished panel immediately following the film will explore the topic further, discussing current headlines such as Secretary Clinton’s emails and the FBI’s case with Apple.  

 

The event will begin with a reception followed by the screening and panel. The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested. 

Panelists include:

Jason R. Baron, Esq., former director of litigation at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and current Of Counsel at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP

Nancy Kranich, former president of the American Library Association and advocate for free and open access to information. Nancy is currently a lecturer at Rutgers University.

Mary Ebeling, PhD, associate professor of sociology at Drexel University and director, Women's and Gender Studies, with a focus on science and technology studies.

Brian Keech, senior vice president, government and community relations at Drexel University. Brian will serve as the moderator. 

This event is sponsored by Drexel University Libraries, the College of Computing and Informatics, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, The Kline School of Law, and the Office of Alumni Relations.

The reception and screening will take place in the URBN Center Annex located at 3401 Filbert Street. Street parking is available and Drexel parking information is available on this website

Title:Drexel GIS Users Group Meeting
Date:Friday, May 20, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library, L33
Campus:University City Campus
Description:

Join us for the next meeting of the Drexel GIS Users group to be held on Friday, May 20 at 1 pm at Hagerty Library Room L33 (basement floor). 

This week's presentation will feature Lallen Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology and Justice Studies, speaking on GIS and crime data. 

All faculty and staff interested in learning more about GIS software and data sources are welcome to join.

For more information contact Chris Badurek.

Title:Census Data for Business
Date:Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Naoemi Mendez
Location:W.W. Hagerty Library, L14
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Data Events, Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about the different types of data from the U.S. Census Bureau that can be used in business planning and development. The class will cover the American Community Survey (ACS), the Decennial Census and how to access data from these programs from Census.gov and the American FactFinder.

This workshop will be hosted by Noemi Mendez, a Data Dissemination Specialist at the U. S. Census Bureau.

Title:ScholarSip
Date:Monday, June 6, 2016
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenter:TBA
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Celebrate the last day of classes and join informal cross-disciplinary conversations with Drexel faculty and professional staff over drinks and refreshments at this quarter's ScholarSip event. Now in its fourth year, ScholarSip provides an opportunity for faculty and professional staff to gather for conversation – along with a toast to the end of the academic term. The event is a reception along with a brief “food for thought” presentation to highlight some of the great cross-disciplinary scholarship at Drexel. 

The presenter for the fall term event will be announced soon. 

ScholarSip is hosted by Drexel University Libraries with guidance from a planning committee. For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact: Jenny James Lee at 215.571.4095 or jaj92@drexel.edu.

* Drexel's Academic Bistro is located on the 6th floor of the Academic Building on 33rd Street. It is directly adjacent to Drexel Pizza.