SoM News June 2013

Dean's Message

Richardson-archive-pageThe Blue Ridge Academic Health Group recently issued a new report titled Health Professions Education: Accelerating Innovation through Technology. The timing and topic of this report reflects a clear consensus about the need for action from medical schools to create a future in which online learning platforms and related technology better serve our outcomes. The report is relevant given our own M.D. Curriculum Transformation initiative.
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Leaders among us
Catch video of women's leadership conference hosted by WAM
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"Pharma-free" in Madras 
ORPRN case study of a clinic's practice transformation yields best practices
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Why I Teach: Kathy Chappelle
Q&A with 2012 "Faculty Excellence in Education Award" recipient
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Dr. Fair and team push frontier 
Research unlocks the secret of an idle brain
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Paper of the Month


This month's featured paper is from the labs of Drs. Tyner and Druker, and is titled, "Oncogenic CSF3R Mutations in Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia and Atypical CML." It was published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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From the archives

Dr. Baird
What a ride!
Back in 1955, an inspection party of 16, led by Dean David W.E. Baird, took an unexpectedly hair-raising elevator ride.
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New Faculty

A warm welcome to our new faculty members!