The Scope Weekly News Letter

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TTUHSC El Paso hosts a Service Learning Symposium each year. Featuring posters and oral presentations, the event showcases the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s philosophy of service education, a form of teaching that encourages meaningful community service. The university’s ninth annual symposium was held on Feb. 12 of this year.

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.

Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – July 8

Antonio Mendoza-Ladd, M.D., FACG, FASGE, an assistant professor in TTUHSC El Paso’s division of gastroenterology, is one of 10 early career, underrepresented minority physician-scientists selected as a scholar in the 2019-2020 American Gastroenterological Association’s FORWARD program.

2019 Employee Service Awards Photo Gallery

On Friday, July 12, TTUHSC El Paso hosted the Employee Service Awards, honoring nearly 200 employees for their years of service with the university.  

New Procedures Help Gastroenterology Patients Avoid Surgery

Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso physicians practicing at University Medical Center of El Paso’s Center for Diagnostic and Advanced Endoscopy are bringing new options for gastroenterology patients who aren’t good candidates for surgery. 

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

This week’s topics include antibiotics for pneumonia, CRP and COPD exacerbations, factors related to lower extremity amputation, and supplements.

Community Corner

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TTUHSC El Paso is Launching Its Own Magazine This Summer!

Join the mailing list! We look forward to sharing TTUHSC El Paso Alumni & Friends with you!

Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine: Notice of Request for Third-Party Comments

The Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine will undergo an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on Oct. 1 and 2, 2019. 

Save 25% On El Paso Locomotive Tickets

TTUHSC El Paso employees are eligible for a special offer on tickets for summer matches, plus a discount on youth summer soccer camps. 

Health 101 Series

Learn more about nutrition, physical activity and the risks of obesity. 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds – July 18

Strategies to Optimize and Potential Alternatives for Allogeneic Platelet Transfusions presented by Lizabeth Rosenbaum-Marinaro, M.D.

Health 101 Series Session 2: Nutrition Basics – July 18

This session will include information on the USDA's MyPlate guidelines, nutrition goal setting, and nutrition label reading. 

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds – July 19

Medical Student Mistreatment: How We Can Work Together to Create a Better Learning Environment, presented by Heather Hohmann, M.D., M.P.H. 

Sports Physical Drive – July 20

TTUHSC El Paso Medical Student Run Clinic will be holding free sports physicals for up to 150 students in grades 6 to 12. 

CANCELLED: Medical Coding Education Seminar – July 25

This seminar will cover E&M Coding and is presented by Western Technical College. 

White Coat Ceremony – July 27

The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Class of 2023 will receive their white coats as they enter their first year of medical school.

Save The Date: Inaugural Sun City Cardiovascular Summit – Sept. 13

The Sun City Cardiovascular Summit will feature a dynamic mix of lectures from regional cardiovascular experts that will deliver an educational experience and unique perspective to cardiovascular clinical practice. 

2019 Pediatric Diabetes Conference – Sept. 21

This conference is presented through a generous gift from the Eisenberg family in memory of Florence Green Morgan. Click to view full brochure. 

Limb Salvage Conference – Sept. 27

Save the date for the Limb Salvage Conference.

4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium – Oct. 10

Save the date for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium.

Save The Date: 20th Annual Rio Grande Trauma Conference and Pediatric Update – Dec. 5

Click for more information on this upcoming event. 

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.

Diversity and Global Health Perspective Lecture Series: Birth in Pieces – Aug. 8

What's wrong with birth in the United States? It's time to ask mothers. 

Don't Just Do Something: An African Surgeon's Perspective On Short-Term Medical Trips – Sept. 19

This series will describe the potential benefits, harms, strategies and considerations for short-term medical trips. 

Achieving Excellence

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Stay up-to-date with campus announcements, informational sessions, and trainings.

New Hires – July 16

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

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

Your Chance to Make Employee Benefit Changes: Summer Enrollment is July 8 - 20

Employees will have the opportunity to enroll in new benefit programs or change current coverage for themselves and their eligible dependents. 

Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours – July 25

Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS and to review specific concerns regarding a new or existing research project. 

Faculty and Staff Picture Day – Aug. 14

Smile, it's picture day! Pictures will be taken from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AEC faculty lounge.

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Some things to consider before clicking any suspicious links.