May 13-14, 2019Subscribe to
May's Health Equity Jam
Tessa K. Novick, MD, MSW, a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Medicine, will present “Housing as a Social Determinant of Kidney Disease Outcomes” at the next Health Equity Jam Session, 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at 2024 East Monument Street, Powe Conference Room (first floor). Please RSVP.
Peace Corps PitchA Peace Corps Connect pitch competition celebrates ideas that could change the world through social innovation. Chance to win $2,500. Submissions due May 15. Peace Corps Connect 2019 is June 20-22 in Austin, TX. Apply.
Your Opinion Matters
How can we improve the SON? Suggestion boxes have been placed in the Business Office (third floor), Faculty and Staff Lounge (fourth floor), and to the right of the elevator on the fifth floor as well as in the Student House. Be heard.
Staff Day of Service
Join SON colleagues 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Friday, May 17 as we assist Moveable Feast with food prep in its kitchen. Free lunch provided to volunteers. Email SOURCE@jhu.edu with the subject SON Day of Service Registration. Include your full name, email, cell phone, and any dietary restrictions. (And get advanced permission from your direct supervisor.) This event is co-sponsored by SOURCE and the SON Staff Committee.
Join the Incarceration and Health Justice Collective and Prison-to-Professionals 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 for a candid conversation about mass incarceration, race, and barriers to re-entry. Prison-to-Professionals is a nonprofit organization that helps those with criminal convictions obtain higher education. Turner Concourse, School of Medicine. RSVP.
Palliative Care in Europe
Juergen Osterbrink, PhD, director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Research and Practice at Paracelsus Medical University (Austria) and a registered nurse anesthetist, will speak noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, Lower Level Room 10. Lunch provided. RSVP.
Wear Your ID Badge
As a reminder, everyone at the SON is required to wear an ID badge or a wristband. If you forget yours, security will sign you in and give you a daily pass.
Patty R. Wilson, director of the SON Center for Community Innovation and Scholarship, presents “Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches into Teaching, Practice, and Research” 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, May 15, Room 320.