March 1 – 7, Volume 7 Issue 8
Congratulations Drs. Rodriguez, Cibula & Burtis
Drs. Rodriguez, Cibula and Burtis were nominated for a 2015 UFHealth Shands Physician Customer Service Award. Well over 100 nominations were received for this award. All the nominees and winners were honored by the Physician Recognition Team at a Recognition Luncheon, hosted by Dr. Michael Good and Ed Jimenez, Shands CEO.
UF Exchange – Public Folder Migration Sunday, March 1st, 5am-10am
UFIT staff will be migrating the Public Folder infrastructure to version 2013. there will be a period of time on Sunday morning (between 5AM and 10AM) where access to Public Folders will be unavailable. In addition, delivery to mail-enabled public folders will be delayed. Following these changes, you may need to restart Outlook to access your Public Folders.
3rd Annual Stroke Conference: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges in Complex Stroke Patients
Will be held from May 8th to 9th. For more information go to http://stroke.cme.ufl.edu/
Free Tourette Syndrome Family Education Symposium March 27th
Free symposium for patients and families of those with Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome; sponsored by the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) and the CDC. Will be held in the MBI Auditorium March 27th from 6:00-8:30pm. For more information go to https://com-neurology.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2015/02/flyer.pdf
Making More Room at the Inn/On the Same page Newsletter from Dr. David S. Guzick
Both Gainesville and Jacksonville are full. This is a good problem to have, but it is a problem. Needless to say, caring for more and more patients in an already crowded hospital and achieving high and improving patient satisfaction at the same time will be a challenge. For the full article, please visit https://ufhealth.org/news/2015/making-more-room-inn
University of Florida 2014-2015 Superior Accomplishment Awards – Division 5 Awards
The University of Florida 2014-2015 Superior Accomplishment Awards program recognizes faculty and staff who have shown efficiency or economy in their work, have contributed outstanding and meritorious service, or who have improved the quality of life provided to students and employees. On March 18, an awards banquet will be held at the Paramount Plaza Hotel to honor our winners and to recognize their nominators, supervisors and college deans.
NCF SfN Chapter Conference
Friday, March 20th, 2015 at the McKnight Brain Institute. Go to http://neuroscience.ufl.edu/sfn-north-central-fl-chapter/ for more information and to register.
Brain Awareness Week March 16-20, 2015 Volunteers Wanted
Each year, the NCF Chapter of SfN hosts Brain Awareness Week. During this week, they visit classrooms from K-12th grade in the Gainesville area to teach students about the brain. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Brittany Butler at email@example.com and check out their Facebook Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/NCFSFNChapter/
University of Florida Integrated Research Support Tool (UFIRST): Phase One Implementation
In March, UF will launch the first phase of UFIRST—the University of Florida Integrated Research Support Tool—with the implementation of a new proposal routing system. Beginning March 20, all proposals for sponsored funding will be required to be routed through UFIRST. For more information about UFIRST—including frequently asked questions, training information and a project timeline—please visit:
New Biosketch Format Effective for due dates after Jan. 25th, 2015
All grant applications with due dates on or after Jan 25th, 2015 must use the biographical sketch format. The revised forms and instructions are now available on the SF 424 (R&R) Forms and Applications page.
For all the details see the NIH Guide notice at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-024.html.
InfoGator – http://news.hr.ufl.edu/
Conference Schedule March 1-7
Click here http://medinfo.ufl.edu/cgi-bin/cal.cgi?file=neuro-res&month=Feb&year=2015 for the complete (online) version.
Shands Neurology Call Calendar
Click here https://firstname.lastname@example.org&ctz=America/New_York&title=On+Call+Schedule for the most current version; PDF also attached.