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- CD Features Midnight
- Caring for Patients
with Limited English
- Last Call: My
International Theatre Program, Eastman Repertory Singers
- In the Headlines:
Treanor on FluMist, Linebarger on Long Hours for Young Doctors
Group Featured on International A Cappella CD
The Midnight Ramblers, an all-male a cappella group at the University,
is one of 18 groups featured on the international a cappella compilation
album titled Sing Three.
Center to Participate in Initiative to Help Hospitals Better Communicate
with Patients who Speak Limited English
Strong Memorial Hospital has been selected as one of 10 hospitals nationwide
to participate in Speaking Together: National Language Services Network,
a national program to improve the quality of health care provided to
patients with limited English proficiency.
Call for My America
Don't miss the final days of My America: Art from the Jewish Museum
Collection, 1900-1955 at the Memorial Art Gallery through December
15 and 16
International Theatre Program: Eurydice. Tickets required.
Todd Theater, 8 p.m.
Eastman Repertory Singers: Irina Georgieva and Jill Long, conductors.
Eastman School, Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Flu Shots Better Than FluMist
John Treanor, professor of medicine, comments on a new study comparing
the effectiveness of FluMist with conventional flu shots: "This
study suggests that maybe it doesn't really offer any specific benefit
beyond what you would get from just a regular flu shot, and under certain
circumstances, it may not be quite as good." (Also reported by
Sun Times, Boston
Globe, and others.)
of the Nation (December 13)
Doctors Don't Sleep
Jennifer Linebarger, a pediatric resident at Golisano Children's Hospital
at Strong, joins a discussion about sleep and patient care in light
of recent efforts by hospitals to limit the hours of young doctors and
a new study that suggests many still struggle to manage long work schedules.
The New York
Times (December 14)
College, You Can Go Home Again and Again
"The empty nest isn’t what it used to be or what many parents
expected it would be when they left their children at college, driving
away while trying to stifle their sobs. With religious and national
holidays, family celebrations and the October break, many college student—or
at least those within several hours of their old bedrooms—seem
to be home almost as much as they’re away."
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