The Scope Weekly News Letter

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You can download logos for TTUHSC El Paso, TTP El Paso and each school from the Office of Institutional Advancement’s Branding website. Also available for download are stationery guides and a PowerPoint template.

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.

Recognizing TTUHSC El Paso Veterans

We salute the veterans who bring their valuable experience and knowledge to our university as faculty, staff and students. 

Dr. Alan Tyroch Testifies to Lawmakers About Aug. 3 Mass Shooting

The Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety met at the University of Texas at El Paso on Monday, Oct. 21.

TTUHSC El Paso Employee Receives First-Ever Sheri Pulis Award

Teresa Adame, associate managing director in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is honored for research administration. 

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

This week’s topics include colorectal cancer screening guidelines, immune system impact of measles, treatment of C.dif recurrence, and advance care planning encounters and health care costs.

Community Corner

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UPDATED - TTUHSC El Paso Community Partners Offer Discounts for Students and Employees 

Local restaurants celebrate the Foster School of Medicine's 10-year anniversary with discounts and special events.

Health 101 Series

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

SOCRA West Texas Chapter – Site Selection: How Sponsors Decide – Nov. 19

Members and non-members are invited to attend. 

Fundamentals of Biomedicine Seminar Series – Nov. 20

"Cholinergic Regulation of Inflammation and Metabolism," presented by Valentin Pavlov, Ph.D. 

Surgery/Trauma Grand Rounds – Nov. 21

"Subdural Hematomas: Pathophysiology and Management," presented by Jaime Gasco Tamarit, M.D. 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds – Nov. 27 

"New Screening Tests for Metabolic Health and Diabetes Risk," presented by David P. Cistola, M.D., Ph.D. 

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

Click for more information about this event.

5th Annual Cookies, Cocoa and Holiday Cheer – Dec. 6 

'Tis the season where we host our annual Cookies, Cocoa and Holiday Cheer event! 

Psychiatry Grand Rounds – Dec. 6

"Autism Spectrum Disorder in Youth: Managing Anxiety," presented by Carla I. Alvarado, M.D.

Class of 2019 Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing Commencement and Pinning Ceremony – Dec. 14

TTUHSC El Paso cordially invites you to the ceremony at the Plaza Theatre. 

Need-to-Know Grand Rounds – Jan. 14 

"Essential Skills for Leaders: Framing the Issues, Leveraging Resources and Effective Use of Data," presented by Robin Dankovich, Ed.D. 

1st Annual Simulation Educator and Operations Conference: Southwest Region - Jan. 31

Save the date for the inaugural conference. 

3rd Annual West Texas Down Syndrome Health Symposium – Feb. 1

Save the date for this health symposium. 

Save The Date: 20/20 Borderland Vision Symposium – Feb. 7 - 8

Mark your calendars for this symposium. 

Save The Date – Pressure Injury Conference 

This conference will take place on Feb. 28. Stay tuned for more information as the date approaches!

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.

Fall Donation Drive 

This holiday season, we encourage you to donate to help families in need across the border. The drive ends Saturday, Nov. 16. 

Diversity and Global Health Perspectives Film Series: Tribal Justice - Nov. 14

Lunch will be provided for first 50 attendees.

Native American Celebration – Nov. 15

Traditional Native American food will be provided for the first 100 attendees.

Inaugural Global Health Conference - Dec. 11: Call For Abstracts

Submissions are due Nov. 15.

Save The Date: Inaugural Global Health Conference – Dec. 11

Mark your calendars for this conference.

Inaugural Global Health Conference – Dec. 11

Download the conference brochure. 

9th Annual Cultural Competence Conference Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions are due by Jan. 31.

9th Annual Cultural Competence Conference – Feb. 28

Save the date for this conference. 

Learn Conversational Spanish

Would you like to learn conversational Spanish to improve the quality of patient care? Click for more information on learning Spanish in a group setting. 

Achieving Excellence

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

New Hires – Nov. 4 

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family!

Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours – Nov. 14 

Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS and review information for submitting new protocols.

Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon – Nov. 22

TTUHSC El Paso students and employees are invited to our annual Thanksgiving luncheon!

Notice: Influenza Vaccines Available in Late September

TTUHSC El Paso will receive partial shipments beginning late September and expects to have all requested vaccines no later than the end of November.

Institutional Faculty Development Course XVIII – Nov. 22

This seminar will cover everything you need to know about the Foster School of Medicine's clerkship phase curriculum. 

Medical Coding Education Seminar – Dec. 9, 2019

This training session is for coders, billers and any interested staff and faculty at TTUHSC El Paso. 

Faculty and Staff Photos – Dec. 11

This is an opportunity for new faculty and staff members to have their photos taken for the TTUHSC El Paso website.

Shuttle Etiquette Reminder

Reminders for students, faculty and staff.

Parking Reminder – Overflow

Click here for more information on parking at the TTUHSC El Paso campus. 

TTUHSC El Paso Border Coalition For Fitness – 10,000 Steps For 100 Days

The coalition is challenging teams of employees to walk at least 10,000 steps every day for 100 days. 

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking any suspicious links.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

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