Reporting to the Head of Clinical Informationist Services at Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, this Clinical Informationist (CI) will develop and deliver innovative clinical and nursing programs, services, and collections to physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff, based on the documented Clinical Informationist Services model. The person in this position will join a creative and user-oriented team of Clinical Informationists, partnering with them to provide consistent quality services at St. Joseph’s Hospital and designated branch locations. In addition to facility oversight at St. Joseph’s, the CI will provide a broad range of specific library services that include collection management, consultation, instruction, assessment, and reference help.
Position is available immediately. For complete posting, visit: http://web.library.emory.edu/about/employment-opportunities/librarian-positions
We are looking forward to another great AHSLC meeting on Thursday, April 25th from 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Atlanta Medical Center.
Please RSVP to Lisa Block at Lisa.Block@tenethealth.com StatRef! will be sponsoring snacks for our meeting so feel free to bring lunch with your or visit AMC’s cafeteria.
The agenda and a link for directions can be found here and Minutes from the January meeting are available on the website as well.
The Medical Library Association will be broadcasting a new Educational Webcast aimed at raising awareness and encouraging participation by medical librarians in diagnostic error (Dx) prevention and mitigation:
Partnering to Prevent Diagnostic Error:
Librarians on the Inside Track.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST
The Morehouse School of Medicine Library will be presenting this webcast on its campus, and welcomes all AHSLC members that would like to participate. If you would like to attend, please RSVP with Jerrold via email at email@example.com no later than March 8th.
We hope to see you there!
For detailed information on the presentation itself, visit the MLA weblink:
There is a wonderful article on the history of Warm Springs in this month’s issue of PM&R.
Verville, R., & Ditunno, J. (2013). Franklin Delano Roosevelt, polio, and the warm springs experiment: its impact on physical medicine and rehabilitation. PM & R: The Journal Of Injury, Function, And Rehabilitation, 5(1), 3-8. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.11.007
Here’s a great tool from the University of Pittsburgh that my fellow medical librarians might find useful: MedTerm Search Assist
AHSLC librarians have a lot to offer our patrons – both patients and medical staff. More people will seek information on their own on the Internet, we have a unique opportunity to assist these individuals. What kind of instruction class can we offer at our institutions even to help patron locate accurate information to discuss with their physicians? Any ideas? Share them in the comments section below.
See the recent article in the New York Times for some recent stats.
We at AHSLC are looking forward to a great year. There are several important decisions for the coming year that we will discuss during the January meeting so we hope you mark your calendar and attend the meeting.
When: January 31 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Free parking will be provided.)
RSVP by January 28 to firstname.lastname@example.org