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Bedside ultrasound provides new diagnostic tool
Bedside ultrasound provides new diagnostic tool

Internal medicine physicians and residents are starting to make rounds with the new tools.

November 17, 2017
Dr. Candice Chen presents HRSA 101
Dr. Candice Chen presents HRSA 101

Dr. Chen is director of the Division of Medicine and Dentistry in the Bureau of Health Workforce at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

November 17, 2017
NUFlex benefits enrollment closes today
NUFlex benefits enrollment closes today

No changes can be made after 5 p.m. today.

November 17, 2017
Presentation today will focus on Rwandan trip
Presentation today will focus on Rwandan trip

UNMC students will present on creating e-learning modules on health care in Rwanda.

November 17, 2017
CHAIN Developmental Core seeking grant applicants
CHAIN Developmental Core seeking grant applicants

The program is designed to mentor and support new investigators and new ideas in HIV/AIDS research.

November 16, 2017
Flu season is officially here
Flu season is officially here

Vaccinations offered to colleagues through Dec. 22.

November 16, 2017
Forum with chancellor set for Nov. 20
Forum with chancellor set for Nov. 20

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold will meet with the UNMC community.

November 16, 2017
Legislative candidate Henningsen tours UNMC
Legislative candidate Henningsen tours UNMC

Calls UNMC "a critical part of the future of Omaha and our state."

November 16, 2017
Medical center hosts Jordanian ambassador
Medical center hosts Jordanian ambassador

Dina Kawar's visit included tour of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

November 16, 2017
Dr. Suh named emerging inventor at Innovation Awards
Dr. Suh named emerging inventor at Innovation Awards

Technology developed by co-inventors Mark Carlson, M.D., Jingwei Xie, Ph.D., and Shixuan Chen, Ph.D., named Most Promising New Invention.

November 15, 2017
Event focuses on refugee trauma and abuse
Event focuses on refugee trauma and abuse

Refugee specialist for the Omaha Public School District will speak on campus Thursday.

November 15, 2017
Rehabilitation on the road: PT students visit China
Rehabilitation on the road: PT students visit China

Students were the first to participate in short-term PT exchange program.

November 15, 2017
UNMC, Blackstone District mark Small Business Saturday
UNMC, Blackstone District mark Small Business Saturday

Ice rinks, businesses team for special offer.

November 15, 2017
Book highlights first Native American physician
Book highlights first Native American physician

The Nov. 30 reading will highlight the life of Susan La Flesche.

November 14, 2017
Dr. Carver receives national recognition from ASPPB
Dr. Carver receives national recognition from ASPPB

Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards presents him its service award.

November 14, 2017
LiveGreen: Sustainability and personal well-being
LiveGreen: Sustainability and personal well-being

Being healthy and sustainable go hand in hand -- nothing extra needed.

November 14, 2017
Under the microscope: Digital campus initiative
Under the microscope: Digital campus initiative

Dr. Gold speaks with Courtney Fletcher, Pharm. D., dean of the College of Pharmacy, about the iPads given to pharmacy students.

November 14, 2017
Forum with chancellor set for Nov. 20
Forum with chancellor set for Nov. 20

Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will speak to UNMC community.

November 13, 2017
Omaha Symphony offers discount shows
Omaha Symphony offers discount shows

UNMC promotion offers 20 percent ticket discount.

November 13, 2017
Similar names, different buildings can cause confusion
Similar names, different buildings can cause confusion

Staff, students encouraged to help patients find their way in the Durham Outpatient Center.

November 13, 2017
Time out with T.O. - One neuron at a time
Time out with T.O. - One neuron at a time

Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance (NNA) annual dinner recognized Omaha Performing Arts President Joan Squires.

November 13, 2017
UNMC ice skating rink to open Nov. 25
UNMC ice skating rink to open Nov. 25

Rink will remain open through Feb. 4.

November 13, 2017
Drive continues on eve of Veterans Day
Drive continues on eve of Veterans Day

Physician assistant program still accepting donations to help homeless veterans.

November 10, 2017
Graduate students offer Thanksgiving invitation
Graduate students offer Thanksgiving invitation

Association is seeking hosts, guests for Thanksgiving dinners.

November 10, 2017
Holiday tea set for Dec. 11
Holiday tea set for Dec. 11

Event is open to UNMC/Nebraska Medicine community.

November 10, 2017
Research may impact treatment of autism, intellectual disabilities
Research may impact treatment of autism, intellectual disabilities

The Munroe-Meyer Institute's Woo-Yang Kim, Ph.D., and his team have findings published in Nature Neuroscience.

November 10, 2017
State Sen. Geist tours UNMC
State Sen. Geist tours UNMC

State senator visits Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, iEXCEL visualization hub.

November 10, 2017
Stroke treatment at med center nationally recognized
Stroke treatment at med center nationally recognized

Nebraska Medical Center receives advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

November 10, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Marcia Shade, Ph.D., receives writing award, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

November 10, 2017
Bridge to Care Refugee Health Fair set for Saturday
Bridge to Care Refugee Health Fair set for Saturday

Biannual event is hosted by Bridge to Care.

November 09, 2017
Drive to help homeless veterans extends deadline
Drive to help homeless veterans extends deadline

Drive, events mark UNMC's Veterans Day efforts.

November 09, 2017
E-curriculum earns Dr. Liu national recognition
E-curriculum earns Dr. Liu national recognition

Howard Liu, M.D., will receive the Creativity in Psychiatric Education Award from the American College of Psychiatrists.

November 09, 2017
Music as Medicine set for Nov. 16
Music as Medicine set for Nov. 16

Palladium Brass will perform at free concert series.

November 09, 2017
ResearchGate decision may impact UNMC scholars
ResearchGate decision may impact UNMC scholars

Copyright disputes lead to articles being removed from popular academic social media platform.

November 09, 2017
Speaker to discuss transgender issues in health care
Speaker to discuss transgender issues in health care

Author and advocate Ryan Sallans will speak at UNMC Monday.

November 09, 2017
Dr. Mahato co-authors new pharmaceutical text
Dr. Mahato co-authors new pharmaceutical text

Book focuses on basic principles of pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, dosage form design and drug delivery.

November 08, 2017
Genetic counseling staff growing at MMI
Genetic counseling staff growing at MMI

UNMC will have 12 genetic counselors on staff, leading the state of Nebraska.

November 08, 2017
Opioids, addiction focus of Nov. 14 Science Cafe
Opioids, addiction focus of Nov. 14 Science Cafe

Alena Balasanova, M.D., will be featured speaker.

November 08, 2017
The Alliance in focus: Gavin Graves
The Alliance in focus: Gavin Graves

Millard North junior is interested in autoimmune research.

November 08, 2017
Time out with T.O. - An historic moment
Time out with T.O. - An historic moment

Jane Pauley brings the "CBS Sunday Morning" crew to the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

November 08, 2017
UNMC students to host blanket event for those in need
UNMC students to host blanket event for those in need

Blankets will be donated to groups such as Ronald McDonald House, Project Harmony, Embrace the Nations and others.

November 08, 2017
Legislative staff members tour UNMC
Legislative staff members tour UNMC

A group of 20 aides to Nebraska lawmakers visited UNMC Nov. 1.

November 07, 2017
LiveGreen: Sustainability and health care
LiveGreen: Sustainability and health care

UNMC is a premier health care organization, so why do we care about sustainability?

November 07, 2017
Participants needed for glaucoma study
Participants needed for glaucoma study

Study results may help enable the design of improved glaucoma treatments, specifically for children.

November 07, 2017
Remembering Wayne Ryan, Ph.D.
Remembering Wayne Ryan, Ph.D.

Services will be held this morning for scientist and philanthropist whom colleagues call "brilliant," "modest" and "supremely interested in the betterment of science."

November 07, 2017
Under the microscope: Summer research at USAMRIID
Under the microscope: Summer research at USAMRIID

Dr. Gold talks with Matthew Martens, a Ph.D. student, about the work UNMC graduate students were involved in at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases.

November 07, 2017
College of Nursing hosts 100th anniversary gala
College of Nursing hosts 100th anniversary gala

Alumni, faculty, staff and the public packed the celebration and awards ceremony.

November 06, 2017
Joslyn lecture highlights newest exhibit
Joslyn lecture highlights newest exhibit

Explore five centuries of art.

November 06, 2017
MMI's inaugural Trunk or Treat draws big crowd
MMI's inaugural Trunk or Treat draws big crowd

More than 200 children attend event designed for children with disabilities and complex health care needs.

November 06, 2017
Re-Imagining U announces November electives
Re-Imagining U announces November electives

Training expert Gretchen Finke Patras will speak at UNMC and UNO as part of this month's programming.

November 06, 2017
IPE initiative shines during site visit
IPE initiative shines during site visit

Grant-funded project lets interprofessional teams train together to reduce medication errors in older patients transitioning from the hospital to inpatient skilled nursing care.

November 03, 2017
Registry spurs research participation by veterans
Registry spurs research participation by veterans

More than 2,700 rheumatoid arthritis patients from 13 medical centers have enrolled in the Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis registry.

November 03, 2017
Sen. Hilkemann tours Visualization Hub, MMI
Sen. Hilkemann tours Visualization Hub, MMI

Legislator is a longtime supporter of the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning, the future home to iEXCEL.

November 03, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

November 03, 2017
Lecture offered insight into plight of refugees
Lecture offered insight into plight of refugees

Alana Schriver, refugee specialist for Omaha Public Schools, spoke last week on different cultural attitudes toward health care.

November 02, 2017
Opera Omaha artists to perform on campus
Opera Omaha artists to perform on campus

The Healing Arts Program is hosting a free lunchtime event with Opera Omaha on Nov. 7 at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

November 02, 2017
Retirement counseling available on campus this month
Retirement counseling available on campus this month

One-on-one counseling sessions are available by appointment.

November 02, 2017
Study examines efficacy of rapid-response teams
Study examines efficacy of rapid-response teams

Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D., is lead author on newly published study in Circulation, an American Heart Association journal.

November 02, 2017
Under the microscope: Research!America
Under the microscope: Research!America

Dr. Gold talks with Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, about the importance of medical research and how the organization seeks to encourage more funding.

November 02, 2017
Behavioral medicine program to expand
Behavioral medicine program to expand

Program provides psychosocial care for patients and their families and education for residents on behavioral, emotional and social aspects of health care.

November 01, 2017
Dr. Warren is research 'Superstar'
Dr. Warren is research 'Superstar'

UNMC's David Warren, Ph.D., lands $20,000 pilot grant in "Shark Tank"-styled competition at inaugural Great Plains IDeA-CTR Scientific Meeting.

November 01, 2017
Nebraska Medicine clinic staff rush to help after accident
Nebraska Medicine clinic staff rush to help after accident

Nurse practitioner Emily Hill: "We're in health care. We want to help people."

November 01, 2017
NUFlex benefits enrollment open through Nov. 17
NUFlex benefits enrollment open through Nov. 17

Enrollment portal has new design, and classes are being held to help employees navigate the process.

November 01, 2017
Outreach strengthens UNMC, UNO ties with Oman
Outreach strengthens UNMC, UNO ties with Oman

UNO's International Professional Development Program represented both UNMC and UNO in Salalah, Oman, this October.

November 01, 2017
Student biomedical research forum registration open
Student biomedical research forum registration open

The Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum will be held on Feb. 17 in Omaha.

November 01, 2017