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Archive for January, 2013

Cases Database: New From BioMed Central

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Developed by BioMed Central, the Cases Database allows clinicians, researchers, teachers and patients to explore thousands of peer-reviewed medical case reports from multiple journal publishers, including BioMed Central, Springer and BMJ Group. The Cases Database is a continuously-updated, freely-accessible case report database that allows users to interactively explore data from peer-reviewed case reports. It offers […]

Health Business Elite Has Been a Popular Addition to JEFFLINE

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Since Jefferson readers got access to EBSCO Health Business Elite last May, they’ve downloaded over 3,700 articles. Some of the most popular journals have been: Harvard Business Review Modern Healthcare American Journal of Public Health Health Affairs California Management Review Nursing Economics Healthcare Financial Management Nursing Ethics Nursing Management – UK Healthcare Purchasing News Health […]

New E-Books Added to AccessMedicine

Friday, January 25th, 2013

The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis. 2nd ed. For medical students and others, an accurate differential diagnosis starts with The Patient History. The ideal companion to major textbooks on the physical examination, this trusted guide is widely acclaimed for its skill-building, and evidence based approach to the medical history. Harrison’s Principles of […]

Program on Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Please join us for Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in 925 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor conference room from 8:00-9:00 am. Please note the venue for this exciting program.  Aleeze Sattar Moss, PhD is presenting and the title of her presentation is: “Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.” Aleeze Sattar Moss, PhD is a leading […]

Event: JeffSOAR Presents The Vagina Monologues

Monday, January 21st, 2013

JeffSOAR presents The Vagina Monologues on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2 at 7:30pm in Connelly Auditorium. The event is open to all Jeffersonians (students, faculty, staff and hospital employees). Tickets for sale in the JAH Activities Office: $7 in advance, $10 at the door. All proceeds benefit Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR), Philadelphia’s […]

Register Now for RefWorks Workshops in February

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required. How to teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes (taught in 30 minutes) During this 30-minute session, you’ll […]

Faculty of 1000 Article Reference Service is Now F1000 Prime

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Faculty of 1000 has changed the name of its article reference service from F1000 to F1000 Prime. Their new open access journal, F1000 Research, provides an alternative to existing publishing models. The journal offers a rapid publication process, post-publication peer-review, an interface for displaying referee comments, approval status and currency. Authors are encouraged to submit […]

Invitation to PHMC’s CHDB 2012 Household Health Survey Data Release Reception

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

New Book: Unaccountable by Marty Makary

Monday, January 14th, 2013

The author of Unaccountable is Marty Makary, M.D., M.P.H., a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a professor of Health Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. “… Unaccountable is a powerful, no-nonsense, non-partisan diagnosis for healing our hospitals and reforming our broken healthcare system.” –Bloomsbury Press “A searing indictment from the inside, […]

Download Counts for Select Historical Materials in the Jefferson Digital Commons

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The Jefferson Digital Commons is a great place to learn about Jefferson history and to access historical materials from the University Archives and Special Collections.  Over the past year (Jan 2012 to Jan 2013) the download counts for select historical assets have been impressive. Here are some highlights: Jefferson Medical College Alumni Bulletins have been […]

Jefferson Book Club Selection for February: The Buddha in the Attic

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka is the February selection for the Jefferson Book Club. A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. In eight […]

Pivot is a Tool to Find Funding – Register Now for a January 23rd Training Session

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Jefferson subscribes to Pivot to provide researchers with a tool to identify grants and other funding opportunities. Formerly called Community of Science, the vendor redesigned and re-branded the service with the “Pivot” name last year.  Chris Horn, a trainer from ProQuest, will be on campus Wednesday, January 23 for a noontime session. Christine Arenson, MD, […]

New RefWorks Feature: 14 Day Login

Monday, January 7th, 2013

RefWorks has launched a new feature that will keep you logged into the service as long as you have accessed your account within the past 14 days.  This improvement will make it easier to access RefWorks without having to constantly supply your log-in credentials.  If you do not access your account within the 14 day […]

Register Now for RefWorks Training Sessions in January

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Need to brush up on your RefWorks skills, or just want a quick introduction to the software? Sign up now for a webinar tutorial, conducted by RefWorks trainers. Please note that registration is limited and enrollment is required. How to teach RefWorks 2.0 in 15 Minutes (taught in 30 minutes) During this 30-minute session, you’ll […]

Scott Library Improvements Begin in January

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

On January 7, 2013, renovations will begin on the second floor of Scott Library. The construction of 10 small-group collaboration suites along the east and west sides, is expected to take 7-8 weeks and we will keep as much of the second floor open as possible during this time. The new rooms, for groups of […]