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February 04-10, 2013 Volume 5 Issue 06


Congratulations to Dr. Aunali Khaku!  Dr. Khaku has been selected to Neurology on the Hill which will take place April 22-23, 2013, Washington, DC.  Neurology on the Hill is an annual, two-day event hosted by the American Academy of Neurology that takes place in the spring. Participants are flown to Washington, DC, to put a face on the challenges of people with neurologic disorders and the physicians who treat them. For many Academy members, Neurology on the Hill is their first hands-on experience with the political process.

2nd REMINDER – ANNUAL HIPAA & Privacy Training 2013 is NOW DUE for all employees and volunteers, including faculty, residents, fellows and staff, full-time and part-time. If you have already completed your HIPAA training since Dec. 1, 2012 through MyUFL, you are in compliance for this year – you do NOT need to repeat the trainingIf you, as an employee, completed the Privacy Office training module (with the registration at the end), it will not count – you must complete the training in the MyUFL e-Learning system – no exceptions. See info attached for training modules- HIPAA & Privacy Training 2013
Mark your calendars for the upcoming “Tyler’s Hope 6th Annual Think Tank” February 8th, 2013 –  To Be Held this year at a NEW LOCATION The Digital Worlds Institute – See attached documents for information  and Contact Linda Kilgore for info and to RSVP (352) 273 5545    REVISED LOCATION Tyler’s Hope 6th Annual Think Tank Agenda for February 8, 2013
IMPORTANT TAX RETURN DOCUMENT AVAILABLE:  Your W-2 form is now available for viewing and printing through  in myufl thru your gatorlink under Self Service then Payroll and Compensation.  If you have not consented to receive the form electronically, a paper form will be sent to your current mailing address.
Notification: TAX Changes for 2013 Tax Changes for 2013
Shands Schedule Downtime Shands   SHANDS DOWNTIME for the week Feb 06-12, 2013

IHOP’s annual National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Visit your local IHOP to receive a free short stack of pancakes. Donations will be accepted and contributions for seven local restaurants will directly benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida. Last year’s event, the largest single-day event in the company’s history, raised more than $3 million nationally for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  For more information and to find participating locations, click here. or

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2013 Parkinson Symposium Saturday April 20th.” Contact Amanda Eilers (352) 294 5434 or

Your next FACULTY MEETING will be Tuesday February 26, 2013.  All meetings will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the Neurology Large Conference Room. Faculty meetings will be held to an hour and faculty retreats will span longer with dinner being served.

Conference Schedule

Additional important information is being added or updated to your Conference Calendar to included scheduled faculty meetings, retreats and future conferences such as the AAN conference.  A time saver suggestion by Dr. Leslie Gonzalez-Rothi to find a centralized location for an annual calendar for department planning/activity purposes.

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Leave Schedule

Mon  Feb 04Adam Falchook, Har-el Tues  Feb 05Adam Falchook, Har-el, Gonzalez-Rothi, Triggs Weds Feb 06Adam Falchook, Har-el, Gonzalez-Rothi, Triggs, Cibula, Heilman, Thurs Feb 07Adam Falchook, Har-el, Gonzalez-Rothi,  Cibula, Fri Feb 08Adam Falchook, Har-el, Gonzalez-Rothi, Cibula,