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December 8, 2014

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Read on for the latest news and events, and keep up to date on all things DoM via Twitter, Facebook, and our website.

Latest News
With just 40 to 42 slots available for first-year residents in the Department of Medicine, how are they selected from the 2200 medical students who apply for them? Read story
Cynthia Ahrendsen, preceptorship coordinator for the Primary Care Associate Program, is November’s Employee of the Month. Read story
Dr. Thomas Krummel is the 2014 recipient of the Albion Walter Hewlett Award. The award will be presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on March 4 from 8-9am in LKSC, 2nd floor Berg Halls B&C.

Grand Rounds
Dec. 10: Parkinson’s Disease: Revisiting Classic Motor and Non-Motor Symptoms with Neuroimaging. View event
Dec. 17: The Homeless: Experiencing the Full Spectrum of the Social Determinants of Health. View event
Jan. 7: Mentorship in an Academic Enterprise. View event

Department Events
GI Research Conference – Effects of Vedolizumab Induction Therapy for Patients with Crohn’s Disease. View event
Cancer Education Seminar - Why Oncologists Need to Pay Attention to Thyroid Cancer. View event
The DoM Holiday Party will be held on Dec. 9 from 5–7pm.
DDCC Invited Speaker Series – Novel TGF-beta Actions in Pancreatic Cancer. View event
Fellows Didactic Lecture – NAFLD Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. View event

The next Employee of the Month nomination deadline is Dec. 9. View more
The Biomedical Data Science Initiative is sponsoring a “Big Data K Award Course” designed to develop competitive NIH Career Development K Award applications. An information session will be held Dec. 9 from 2-3pm at LK205/206. Email Crystal Botham ( with any questions.
There will be no access allowed to Grant, Always, Lane and Edwards on Dec. 14 from 7am-2pm.
The Research Management Group offices will be closed from Dec. 20–Jan. 4. To ensure timely submissions and budget development, all proposals will be due to sponsor between Dec. 20-Jan. 7, and Clinical Trial contracts must be completed before Dec. 31.
RCO will operate with the minimum amount of staff from Dec. 22-Jan. 2. If you have any questions about protocol, contact your panel manager or place a HelpSU ticket.
Department Chairs and Division Chiefs – Stanford Medicine will host a special training workshop entitled, “Managing Microaggressions in Your Team” on Jan. 20. View more
The NIH and AHRQ will require use of a new biosketch format in applications for research grants submitted for due dates on or after May 25. View more

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