Medical Curriculum Database Manager
The Medical Curriculum Database Manager develops and maintains curricullar data for use by students, faculty and administrators. The DB Manager assures backups, database maintenance, documentation procedures and partners with software experts within the medical school to ensure that the systems make maximum use of existing database structures. The database manager collaborates with faculty to populate the database, edit, and use it to inform curricular decisions. The Medical Curriculum database manager will report to the Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation.
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As the fall season comes upon us, I am reminded of the cyclical nature of things. It is not only the seasons that change. Librarians and the organizations to which they belong ebb, flow and evolve. Change is an inevitable part of life. What determines our future is how we deal with these changes. Acceptance, opportunity, resistance, avoidance are a few words that come to mind when I think about change in my life. These are certainly applicable to my chosen career, medical librarianship and the Chapter I currently lead. Read more» » »
I would like to welcome Katie Eckert, from the Fox Chase Cancer Center, to the Communications Committee. Katie will be sharing duties with Sheryl Panka-Bryman, alternately editing the Member and Library News column and the Meet Your Fellow Chapter Member column. Read more» » »
MLA offers a variety of grants and scholarships to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to take advantage of opportunities for continuing professional development. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2010, unless otherwise noted. Information about MLA awards is available at <http://www.mlanet.org/awards/grants/>
And don’t forget that the Chapter also provides grants and awards for educational and professional development purposes. Information on Chapter awards can be found at <http://www.mlaphil.org/wp/15/grants-and-awards/>