Hindson Award Nominations Accepted Until March 14
Nominations for the sixth annual Janet C. Hindson Award will be accepted until March 14. Presented by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, the award is open to nurses who exemplify the caring and service to others that characterized Miss Janet C. Hindson’s life. The award winner will be announced at the 1 p.m. speaker presentation in DePalma Auditorium on April 24, during Nurses Week 2003 ceremonies.
Pick up nomination guidelines in the Nursing Office, 1990 Gibbon. Letters of nomination should be sent to Mary Ann McGinley, RN, PhD, Senior Vice President for Patient Care, 2210 Gibbon.
TJU Sigma Xi Student Research Day March 27
The annual Research Day sponsored by Jefferson’s College of Graduate Studies, Jefferson Medical College, and Thomas Jefferson University Chapter of Sigma Xi will be held March 27.
The Poster Session – of 50 to 80 student entries – will be held in 105 and 107 Bluemle Life Sciences Building (BLSB), from 12:30 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.jefferson.edu/jcgs
Lee E. Limbird, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will deliver the 2003 William Potter Lecture, “The Role of Efficacy and Localization in G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling,” 101 BLSB, 4 to 5 p.m. Presentation of the Sigma Xi Student Research Day Poster Presentation Awards, the Bodine Award to a medical student, the Simon Gratz Awards to JMC alumni, and a reception directly follow the lecture. All are open to the public.
Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH, to Deliver 11th Annual Paul C. Brucker, MD Lecture April 4
The 11th Annual Paul C. Brucker, MD Lecture in Healthcare, “Safety, Quality, and Litigation: Understanding the Malpractice Crisis,” will be delivered by Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Law and Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health; and President of the Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization, at 101 Bluemle Life Sciences Building, 9 a.m., April 4.
University Choir and Orchestra Perform Free Spring Concert April 4
The Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra will celebrate their 33nd Annual Spring Concert on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 17th and Sansom streets. The program will feature a performance of W.A. Mozart’s “Missa longa in C” and other selections.
Robert T. Sataloff, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, founded and directs the choir, which is composed of Jefferson physicians, nurses, students, alumni, faculty and other members of the Jefferson community.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 215-790-5195.
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