The Scope Weekly News Letter

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Did you know?

All currently enrolled students, campus employees and all prospective students and prospective employees are entitled to request and receive a copy of the university’s Clery Annual Security Report.

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.

Nursing in the Time of Pandemic

As the COVID-19 outbreak hits home, local nurses and nursing students enter uncharted territory.

COVID-19 and Medication: What You Need to Know

Information on what medication is safe to take. 

TTUHSC El Paso Faculty Honored with Suskind Medical Education Awards

Gordon Woods, M.D., and Karinn Chambers, M.D., FACS, are recipients of the inaugural awards.

TTP El Paso Offers Tips for the COVID-19 Outbreak

Advice on how to protect yourself and stay healthy during this time. 

COVID-19: Latest Campus Announcements at

Log in to the Student and Employees section on our microsite.  

Help Us Say "Thank You!" - Call for Photos

Show your support for health care professionals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

This week's topics include a look at the Italian experience with COVID-19, a recalculation of age-specific mortality rates relative to the infection, and preparations at TTUHSC El Paso.

Cancellations and Postponements

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Below are events cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cancelled: 14th Annual Research Symposium

Originally scheduled for April 15-17, this event has been cancelled.

Disney Institute - Postponed Until Further Notice

Organizers are considering rescheduling for the last week of May.

5th Annual Surgical Oncology Update – Postponed Until May 14

Save the date for this conference at TTUHSC El Paso. 

Free Participant Entries Available for the Mighty Mujer Triathlon - Event Postponed Until July 25

A very limited number of entries are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Postponed: 2nd Annual Neoplastic Diseases: Update for Practitioners

Originally scheduled for May 1, 2020, the conference has been postponed until further notice.

Postponed: 7th Annual Neurology For The Non-Neurologist Conference 

Originally scheduled for June 26, 2020, the conference has been postponed until further notice.

Community Corner

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El Paso Urged to Unite with Light

Residents asked to illuminate porches, windows and balconies at 7:30 p.m. every Friday to support medical professionals and first responders.

Employee, Student and Resident Assistance Programs Available Via Webex

Take advantage of telehealth services.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - April 10

"Maternal-Fetal Surgery: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going," Webex presentation by Anthony Johnson, D.O.

Surgery/Trauma Grand Rounds – April 16

"Transfusion Update - 'What Really Works?'" Webex presentation by Bradford Ray, RABT, PBMT, BC. 

YouTube Video: "Mindful Meditation," presented by the Faculty Wellness Program

How daily meditation can reduce stress and anxiety.

Are You Fitter Than a 4th Grader?

Participate in this fun physical activity challenge.

Charter Offers Free Broadband For New K-12 and College Student Households

Vist Charter Communications' website to learn more.

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.

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 - April 1

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family!

Institutional Faculty Development Course XVIII: Enduring Material

"Initiation of a Telehealth Visit," presented by Diego De La Mora, M.D., FACP 

Institutional Faculty Development CME Online Modules

This online activity is intended for  faculty and requires no fees for receiving credit upon completion.  

Information Technology Security Incidence Response

The IT Department would like to remind all faculty, staff and students about the proper process for responding to an IT security incident.

Shuttle Etiquette Reminder

Reminders for students, faculty and staff.

Parking Reminder – Overflow

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

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking suspicious links.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

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