Looking for support for a career development activity? Consider applying for the Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant!
The Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant provides one individual up to $1500 to support a career development activity that will contribute to advancement in the field of medical informatics.
Application deadline is December 1, 2013.
The full grant application, including eligibility requirements, is available at: http://www.mlanet.org/awards/grants/
For additional information, contact Michael Newman, Jury Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The award was established in 1996 by the Medical Informatics Section.
Congratulations to Jeff Garvey, the newest UNYOC Fellow. Jeff has been an active and contributing member of UNYOC for many years. He has given tirelessly to the organization and throughout the years has served in multiple capacities. When asked to take on any UNYOC responsibility he has done so with grace and perseverance, with an eye to get the job done effectively and efficiently.
UNYOC Fellows are Regular or Emeritus members of UNYOC who have made significant contributions to the chapter or to health sciences librarianship. Recognized leaders in health sciences librarianship of distinguished accomplishment, or exemplifying leadership in health sciences librarianship with have measurable achievements.
Jeff Garvey is the Director of Library Services at Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library, Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY.
The Katy Nesbit Award is given to a UNYOC member for exemplary service to the Chapter. We offer congratulations to this year’s recipient, Marie Ascher.
For the past several years Marie has demonstrated outstanding service to UNYOC and has made significant contributions to the organization and particularly the annual meetings. She has provided unqualified leadership in organizing and executing the Gadgets and Gizmos Panel programs featured at the last several annual UNOYC conference’s. The Gadgets and Gizmos panel is one of the most popular and well-received aspects of the UNYOC conference.
Marie is currently the Associate Director for User Support, Education, and Research (USER) Services at the New York Medical College Health Sciences Library (HSL) in Valhalla, NY.
Thank you, Marie, for your service and dedication to UNYOC!
The Professional Development Award is intended to provide an opportunity for a librarian/information specialist to pursue a continuing education/professional development opportunity in the area of health sciences librarianship. The amount of the award is $500. This year’s recipient is Wendi Ackerman. We look forward to hearing about your professional development experiences in a future blog post. Congratulations, Wendi!