e-Veritas Archive | January 15th, 2010

UMH Medicine Grand Rounds: Hyponatremia: Something Old, Something New

12:00 pm

Tomas Berl, professor of medicine in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado, will present “Hyponatremia: Something Old, Something New” on Thursday, January 28 at 12 p.m. at University of Miami Hospital, first-floor Seminar Centers A and B. Lecture participants will review the pathogenesis of hyponatremia, discuss the symptoms of acute and chronic hyponatremia, and provide a therapeutic approach and update on recent treatment developments. The lecture is designed for family practitioners, emergency physicians, surgeons, internists, and hospitalists. This is a non-CME event. For more information, contact Janette Jurado at [email protected] or visit www.cme.med.miami.edu.

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Screen on the Green: Hotel for Dogs

6:30 pm

The University of Miami invites South Florida’s furry four-legged residents and their owners to a free screening of Hotel for Dogs on Thursday, January 28 at 6:30 p.m. on the University Green. When two mischievous orphans (Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin) turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog, it soon becomes a haven for dozens of strays–and the kids must do some quick thinking to keep the authorities off their tails. Also starring Lisa Kudrow and Don Cheadle. Prior to the screening, the Humane Society of Greater Miami will be on hand with some of their furry friends. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs for this movie under the stars. For more information, call 305-284-5478 or e-mail [email protected].

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Department of History speaker series: Rethinking the Amistad Rebellion

3:30 pm

Marcus Rediker, professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Rethinking the Amistad Rebellion” on Thursday, January 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Shoma Hall of the Frances L. Wolfson Communication Building, Room 3053. The lecture is cosponsored by the Program in American Studies and the Center for the Humanities.

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Charting a Path to Financial Freedom

12:00 pm
12:00 pm
12:00 pm

This seminar, sponsored by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), provides participants with the tools to define attainable financial goals and manage cash more effectively to secure a viable financial future. Presenter Bret Chernow, a chartered retirement planning counselor, is a senior financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. and a member of the University of Miami Office of Planned Giving Broward County Advisory Board. Bennie Blades, a UM alumnus, Ring of Honor member, and University of Miami Office of Planned Giving Broward County Advisory Board member, will also speak about his own personal money management experience. A UM Benefits representative will be in attendance to answer questions. Participants will:

• Examine the impact of inflation, taxes, and portfolio performance on individual goals
• Learn ways to align investing strategies with financial goals
• Review the importance of protection planning and the dangers of procrastination

Rosenstiel School campus: Tuesday, January 26 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Library, Map and Chart Room.

Coral Gables campus: Wednesday, January 27 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D.

Miller School campus: Thursday, January 28 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155.

To register, go to http://ULearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn, call the Professional Development and Training Office at 305-284-5110. Mac users: Please call the FSAP office at 305-284-6604 to register by phone.

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35th Annual Review and Recent Advances in Pathology course


The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology invites you to participate in the 35th Annual Review and Recent Advances in Pathology course, held January 25 to 29, 2010 at The Alexander All-Suites Oceanfront Resort in Miami Beach, Florida.

This is the 35th in a series of courses conducted by the Miller School faculty, where practicing pathologists, oncologists, and other health care professionals are exposed to a panel of distinguished guests and faculty, all leaders in their field, with the latest developments in pathology.

Whether this is the first time you will attend, or if you have been a regular to our program, you will not want to miss this year’s event. This comprehensive course promises to bring you to the cutting edge of advances in the field. As an added bonus this year, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a workshop dedicated to ”Automation in Anatomic Pathology.” Registration is free and is open to the first 30 participants.

Take advantage of our Early Bird Special, which ends December 21, 2009, and register online today!

For more information, visit the conference Web site at: http://pathology.med.miami.edu/x81.xml

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