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CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library: Events

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MediScholar: Monthly Medical Research Workshops

Please stay tuned for our next workshop announcement!

 

June 2024: Introduction to Medical Library Resources

The Medical Library held our February workshop on introducing library resources and services to our community. Topics covered included locating e-books and peer-reviewed journal articles, Google Scholar, and key medical databases. 

You can access the workshop slides here. We will be holding this workshop again periodically or upon request. 

May 2024: Literature Reviews

The Medical Library held our May workshop on researching and writing narrative literature reviews. 

You can access the workshop recording here and the slides here

April 2024: Conducting a Systematic Review

The Medical Library held our April workshop on using CUNY School of Medicine library resources to guide you through the systematic review process. 

You can access the workshop recording here and the slides here.

February 2024: Introduction to Medical Library Resources

The Medical Library held our February workshop on introducing library resources and services to our community. Topics covered included locating e-books and peer-reviewed journal articles, Google Scholar, and key medical databases. 

You can access the workshop slides here. We will be holding this workshop again periodically or upon request. 

January 2024: Mastering AccessMedicine Database

The Medical Library held our January workshop on AccessMedicine, a comprehensive database essential to anyone studying or practicing medicine. It provides medical students with a variety of resources needed to excel in basic science studies and clerkships; offers instant access to videos, self-assessment, and leading medical textbooks that facilitate decision-making at the point-of-care; and allows practicing physicians to brush up on their medical knowledge to ensure best patient outcomes.

You can access the workshop slides here and email Prof. Kate Angell at kangell@med.cuny.edu if you would like access to the recording. 

November 2023: Mastering Medical Sources: Scholarly vs. Popular 

The Medical Library held a workshop on differentiating between scholarly and popular information resources on November 21 over Zoom by Medical Librarian Prof. Katelyn Angell. This is an important skill identified by CUNY Med faculty as of great value to students. 

You can access the workshop slides here and email Prof. Angell at kangell@med.cuny.edu if you would like access to the recording. 
 

October 2023: Mastering MESH Terms

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library held a workshop on October 25 over Zoom by Medical Librarian Prof. Katelyn Angell. The workshop covered the intricacies of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), a valuable tool developed by the National Library of Medicine for searching biomedical information. Whether you're a seasoned medical researcher or just starting your academic career, understanding MeSH terms can significantly boost your research capabilities.

You can access the workshop slides here and email Prof. Angell at kangell@med.cuny.edu if you would like access to the recording. 

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Healing Voices: Virtual Lecture Series

Thank you for your support and interest during the first year of the Healing Voices Lecture Series!

We will resume hosting lectures in the Fall of 2024 and encourage you to nominate yourself or a CUNY School of Medicine student, faculty, or staff member to present. 

 

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library hosted a virtual lecture by U3 students Darren Cui, Kayla Hart, Jeanine Jourdain, Michelle Kwon, and Afifa Zahid. Their lecture was titled "Exploring Transgender Women's Perceptions of E-Health Technology for Sexual Health Care Support."

 

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library hosted a virtual lecture by M3 student Dave Mathew. His lecture was titled "Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Considering Social Determinants of Health."
 

 

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Library hosted a virtual lecture delivered by Fiona Fogarty. Her lecture was titled "Prenatal Metal Exposure and Early Childhood Development."

 

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library hosted a virtual lecture by M2 student Alexis Dickinson on January 30. Her lecture is titled "Characterizing the Sexual Health Education of Adolescents with Autism." 

 


 

The CUNY School of Medicine Medical Library kicked off our new virtual lecture series, Healing Voices, on December 12 with a presentation by M2 student Rachelle Monteau. Monteau co-published an article with Dr. Rose Calixte titled "Disparities in Asthma Rates Amongst Black Residents of New York City" in the Journal of Community Health earlier this year.

If you're a member of the CUNY Med community and would like to give a lecture on a research project in the future please email library@med.cuny.edu

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