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    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Call for Volunteers for MDMLG Officers and Committee Members

    Have you considered running for office?  It’s a great way to see how the organization works and earn AHIP points. Please feel free to contact any member of the Nominating Committee about running for office.

    The 2018-2019 Nominating Committee is seeking candidates to run for the following positions:

    President-Elect (3 year term)
                    President
                    Past-President

    Secretary (2 year term)

    Outreach Officer / Public Relations (2 year term)

    Nominating Committee (1 year term)

    Thank you,


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    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    Next Meeting -- Wednesday, November 28th

    Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG)

    Business Meeting followed by
    Lunch & Learn
    Wednesday, November 28
    Noon – 3pm
    University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
    2800 Plymouth Rd
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    Get Directions using Google Maps
    https://goo.gl/maps/WuLh7WdrNEN2

    NCRC Building 10, Level 1, Room ACR1
    All visitors are asked to sign in at the reception desk in Building 18
    BOX LUNCH WILL BE ORDERED FROM PANERA
    PLEASE MAKE YOUR SELECTION BY CLICKING ON THE URL BELOW
    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BXMLNTL
    PAYMENT FOR LUNCH VIA PAYPAL
    http://www.mdmlg.org/paypal-2018-11-28.htm

    Guest speaker
    Alexandra Vinson, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Professional Education
    Department of Learning Health Sciences
    University of Michigan Medical School

    Dr. Vinson’s research examines how medical education evolves in response to changes in the organization and delivery of healthcare and the structure of the medical profession. She uses qualitative research methods, specifically ethnographic field methods, in her studies of work and educational settings. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology & Science Studies from the University of California, San Diego and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University.

    The title of Dr. Vinson’s talk
    Short White Coats: Using Ethnography to Study Medical Student Knowledge & Identity Change

    Abstract: What is ethnography and how can it be used to study knowledge, identity and other phenomena relevant to medical education and medical practice? Alexandra Vinson will give an overview of ethnography as a research method. To demonstrate how ethnography is used in practice and will share her research on how first-year medical students strategically deploy their short-white coats to assert professional status.

    Directions to Building 10 via Building 18

    Enter Building 18 from UM Permit Only Parking Structure
    Check in at the security desk and tell them you are here for the MDMLG meeting. Take the elevator behind the security desk to Level 1.
    Exit the elevator and turn right. Proceed down the hall and you will cross into Building 10. You will be facing an outside garden. Enter the hall to your right and to your immediate right is the conference room ACR 1.

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    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Call for Volunteers for MDMLG Officers and Committee Members

    Have you considered running for office?  The Nominating Committee is seeking interested candidates for the following positions for the 2019-2020 year:

    1)      President-Elect (Officer Position) – a 3 year term consisting of:
    a.       President-elect (1 year)
    b.      President (1 year)
    c.       Past-President (1 year)
    2)      Secretary (Officer Position) – a 2 year term
    3)      Outreach / Public Relations (Officer Position)  – a 2 year term
    4)      Nominating Committee – 1 year term

    Please contact me, Karin or Catherine if you are interested in running for any of the listed positions or would like to submit a nomination.

    Thank you!

    Gina Hug ghug1@hfhs.org
    Catherine Phillips cphillips@ltu.edu

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    Friday, August 31, 2018
    MHSLA 2018 Annual Educational Conference - Registration Open NOW!



    October 11-12, 2018 at the newly remodeled Park Place Hotel in Traverse City!

    We are planning an exciting lineup of continuing education courses, vendor exhibits, special events, and opportunities for our members to present papers, lightning rounds, and posters.


     We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker, Mary Ellen Bates. Ms. Bates is a nationally-recognized speaker who is always funny, smart, and engaging. Friday’s keynote talk, (ROI) Truth to Power: Measuring and Talking About What Matters, will focus on measuring and communicating why we do what we do, and the impact it has on our organization’s most important goals. 


    Concurrent continuing education courses will include: Doctor Speak for Medical Librarians (4-hour CE)  Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau Public (2-hour CE) and
    Protecting Human Subjects Data in Health Sciences Research (2-hour CE).

    Ms. Bates will present her very popular Super Searcher Strategies course Thursday afternoon.

    Wednesday's Opening Reception will be an informal gathering at the “Top of the Park” to meet with friends and colleagues. 

    For the Special Event on Thursday night, we’ll gather at the historic City Opera House to mingle and meet local author, Mardi Link. Ms. Link received rave reviews for her true crime books and memoir. She’ll be on hand after her presentation to sign books.

    Details are available on the Conference Website, https://sites.google.com/view/mhsla-2018-conference/home

    You can also find the link on the MHSLA website, http://www.mhsla.org.





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