Share Your Bounty: Feed the Hungry
Bring your donations of canned and non-perishable staples to
the food collection receptacles in the Atrium, Monday, November 11 to Friday,
November 15. Call Volunteer Services at 5-6222.
Get Your Flu Shot now
Free influenza vaccine is being offered to all Jefferson employees
and students from now until the end of December. For your shot, go to University
Health Services, 124 Curtis Building, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
IVF Seeks Egg Donors
Get a jump on the flu season by getting your shot before Thanksgiving,
urges Barbara Symons, RN, MSN, Nurse Coordinator.
Special Schedule for Gibbon
In addition to the flu shot schedule in University Health Services, three
special dates are set for the convenience of employees in the Gibbon Building:
November 11, 12 and 13, 3 to 4 p.m., 4130 Gibbon.
Night Shift Personnel
One date is designated to accommodate employees working the night shift
in any department: November 14, 6:30 to 8 a.m., Nursing Service Office,
The hospital's In Vitro Fertilization Program seeks women under
34 years of age to donate eggs to infertile couples. Donors will undergo
screening involving medical and psychological testing. Eligible donors,
who must have medical insurance, will be compensated. If you would like
to participate in this worthwhile program, please call Carol Goldman, LSW,
Join the Fourth Annual Holiday Weight Maintenance
Do you need an incentive to avoid that annual holiday weight
gain? The Health Awareness Program has an offer you shouldn't refuse.
Here's what you do:
Apply Now for Family Medicine Scholarship
To register, stop by the Health Awareness office at Suite 100, 1015 Chestnut
Street, or complete the registration form you'll be getting in interoffice
- Pre-holiday weigh-in - Thursday, November 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
and 4 to 5:15 p.m., at outpatient nutrition services, Suite 110, 1015 Chestnut
Street. Can't make the scheduled times, call us for an appointment.
- Contribution to the "pound pool" - Each participant contributes
- Post-holiday weigh-in - Thursday, January 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
and 4 to 5:15 p.m., outpatient nutrition services, Suite 110, 1015 Chestnut
Street. Come the same time you did for the pre-holiday weigh-in, wearing
- Those who gain weight lose their $5, but they can deduct that amount
from the fee for the Weigh to GoSM, Healthy Eating or Cooking à la
Health programs, if they wish to sign up for them.
- Those who maintain weight or lose no more than 5 percent of their original
weight split the money in the pound pool.
- Those who maintain their weight will also be eligible for a drawing
for a Dining With Heart restaurant gift certificate.
Ford Road employees can participate also! Check your interoffice mail for
an upcoming flyer or stop by the Health Awareness Office at Ford Road in
room 111, for details.
Medical students who are committed to practicing family medicine
may be eligible for up to $50,000 of scholarship aid through the Nicholas
J. Pisacano, MD, Memorial Foundation, established by the American Board
of Family Practice. Students who will enter their third or fourth year of
medical school in the fall of 1996 and who will pursue a family-practice
specialty may apply.
The Pisacano Scholars Program is designed to reimburse students a portion
of medical school related debt. The Pisacano Memorial Foundation seeks to
advance the field of primary care by providing well-educated, community-minded
leaders in the primary-care movement. The scholarship is awarded to students
who demonstrate the highest levels of commitment to family practice, scholastic
achievement, leadership, character, interpersonal skills and community service.
Application deadline is March 1, 1997. For more information about the Pisacano
Scholars Program, please call Carolyn Little in the Department of Family
Medicine at 5-2362.