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Melissa Rethlefsen attended and presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in New Orleans LA, January 25-26.
Dottie Hawthorne traveled to LaCrosse WI for a site visit at Franciscan Skemp Hospital, Mayo Clinic Health System-Health Science Library on January 27.
Dottie Hawthorne traveled to Mankato MN for a site visit at Immanuel St. Joseph Hospital, Mayo Clinic Health System Library on February 15.
Michael Homan and Ann Farrell traveled to the Winn Dixie Medical Library and visited the Mayo Clinic Florida campus on March 2-4.
Melissa Rethlefsen attended the New England Journal of Medicine Library Advisory Board meeting in Charlottesville VA, March 20-21.
Lois Peterson attended the Innovative Users Group (IUG) 2011 Conference in San Francisco CA, April 14-16.
Rethlefsen ML, Chandra S, Homan JM, Pickering B, Herasevich V. Prevalence of PubMed-indexed articles in clinical journals’ references. IN American Medical Informatics Association 2010 Annual Symposium, November 16. Washington DC, 2010.
Berbari E, Mabry T, Tsaras G, Spangehl M, Erwin PJ, Murad MH, Steckelberg J, Osmon D. Inflammatory blood laboratory levels as markers of prosthetic joint infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery American 92:2102-9, 2010
Muthusamy K, Elamin MB, Smushkin G, Murad MH, Lampropulos JF, Elamin KB, Abu Elnour NO, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Fatourechi MM, Agrawal N, Lane MA, Albuquerque FN, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Adult heights in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 95(9):4161-72, 2010
Murad MH, Fernandez-Balsells M, Barwise A, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Paul A, Lane MA, Lampropulos JF, Natividad I, Perestelo-Perez L, Ponce de Leon Lovaton PG, Albuquerque FN, Carey J, Erwin PJ, Montori VM. Outcomes of surgical treatment for non-functioning pituitary adenomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf), 2010. Sept. 16.
Seranno LA, Hess EP, Bellolio F, Murad MH, Montori VM, Erwin PJ, Decker WW: Accuracy and quality of clinical decision rules for syncope in the Emergency Department: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Emergency Medicine 56:362-73, 2010.
From AM, Hoganson DD, Erwin PJ. Does a longer duration of oral factor Xa therapy increase the risk of bleeding or transaminitis? Thrombosis Research. 2010 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Murad MH, Rizvi AZ, Malgor R, Carey J, Alkatib AA, Erwin PJ, Lee WA, Fairman RM. Comparative effectiveness of the treatments for thoracic aortic transaction. Journal of Vascular Surgery 53(1):193-9, Jan. e1-21, 2011. Epub Oct. 29, 2010.
Starling AJ, Wellik KE, Hoffman-Snyder CR, Aguilar MI, Demaerschalk BM, Zimmerman RS, Wingerchuk DM. Surgical decompression improves mortality and morbidity after large territory acute cerebral infarction: a critically appraised topic. Neurologist 17(1):63-6, Jan, 2011.
Riordan KC, Wingerchuk DM, Wellik KE, Zimmerman RS, Sirven JI, Noe KH, Patel BM, Demaerschalk BM. Anticonvulsant drug therapy after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a critically appraised topic. Neurologist 16(6):397-9, Nov, 2010.
Ziemba KS, O’Carroll CB, Drazkowski JF, Wingerchuk DM, Hoffman-Snyder C, Wellik KE, Demaerschalk BM. Neurologist 16(5):325-8, Sept. 2010.
J. Michael Homan attended the annual meetings of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries in Washington, DC on November 5-9, 2010.
J. Michael Homan attended the fall meeting of the Chicago Collaborative in Washington, DC on November 9-10, 2010.
Melissa Rethlefsen attended the American Medical informatics Association 2010 annual symposium held in Washington, DC on November 16, 2010.
Brown J, Ragon B, Rethlefsen ML. Tech Trends panel. In Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, September 27, 2010. Madison, WI.
Funk CJ, Homan JM. Partnerships, collaboration, promotion: role of the Medical Library Association’s Librarians Without borders in ensuring quality information for improved health. 2010 August 12, 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden. http://www.ifla.org/files/hq/papers/ifla76/100-funk-en.pdf
Murad MH, Cot-Yglesias F, Varkey Prathibha, Prokop LJ, Murad AL. The effectiveness of self-directed learning in health professions education: a systematic review. Medical Education 2010; 44:1057-68.
McDonald RJ, Ness KL, Rethlefsen ML, Kallmes DF. Effects of contribution disclosures and numeric limitations on authorship trends. Mayo Clin Proc 2010; 85(10):920-7.
Rethlefsen ML. Facebook’s march on privacy. Library Journal 2010; 135(12):34-5.
Rethlefsen ML. The history of Facebook’s privacy settings. Library Journal 2010;135(12). http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/885327-264/tools_at_work_facebooks_march.html.csp
Janet Behrens attended the Minnesota Library Association Conference on October 8 in Rochester.
Melissa Rethlefsen attended and participated in a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association on September 27 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Michael Homan attended and presented at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) annual meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden, August 8-16.
The Medical Library Association (MLA) held its annual meeting in Washington, DC. This year’s theme was Reflect & Connect. Mayo Clinic librarians were active participants at MLA this year, both as presenters and in leadership roles.
J. Michael Homan, last year’s Janet Doe lecturer, introduced this year’s lecturer, Ana Cleveland, to a packed house. Dr. Cleveland, who is a professor at the University of North Texas, gave a talk entitled, “Miles to Go Before We Sleep.”
Dottie Hawthorne served on the MLA Scholarship Jury, the jury that awards a scholarship of up to $5,000.00 to a student who shows excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship.
Melissa Rethlefsen co-presented a poster, Connecting with public health librarians: we’re aTwitter about social networking, with Emily Vardell, librarian at the Louis Calder Memorial Library, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. The poster discussed the Public Health/Health Administration Section’s use of Twitter, Facebook, and a blog to connect with its members.
The poster is available to view in PDF format: Connecting with public health librarians: we’re aTwitter about social networking. In the video below, Melissa chats with an MLA attendee about the poster.
Dawn Littleton, co-chair of the MLA 2011 Local Assistance Committee, helped invite MLA members to the 2011 annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN in absentia.
Melissa Rethlefsen, Ann Farrell (in absentia), and Susan Mayer presented a paper, “Teaching Web 2.0 beyond the library: Adventures in Social Media, the class” in the Beyond Cool: Reflecting on Web 2.0 Adventures and Misadventures session.
Rethlefsen ML, Vardell E. Connecting with public health librarians: we’re aTwitter about social networking. In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 24. Washington, D.C., 2010
Rethlefsen ML, Farrell AM, Mayer SH. Teaching Web 2.0 beyond the library: Adventures in Social Media, the class. In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 25. Washington, D.C., 2010.
Starr S, Banks M, Schnell E, Rethlefsen ML, Walden R. Informal publication methods. In Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 23. Washington, D.C., 2010.
Hoy MB. Wolfphram|Alpha: A brief introduction. Med Ref Serv Q. 2010, 29(1):67-74, January.
Rethlefsen ML. Location-based social networks. Library Journal 2010, 135(7):42-3.
Blum N, Fee E, Lane HJ. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1808-1894) and Ignaz Philipp Semmelweiss (1818-1865): Preventing the transmission of puerperal fever. Am J Public Health 2010, 100(6):1008-9, June.
Chen LP, Murad MH, Paras ML, Colbenson KM, Sattler AL, Goranson EN, Elamin MB, Seime RJ, Shinozaki G, Prokop LJ, Zirakzadeh A. Sexual abuse and lifetime diagnosis of psychiatric disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis. Mayo Clin Proc 2010, 85(7):618-29, July.
Gajic-Zoric V. Mayo Clinic Libraries: An overview. BOSNIACA: Journal of the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina 14(14):72-5, 2009.
Capampangan DJ, Wellik KE, Parish JM, Aguilar MI, Snyder CR, Wingerchuk D, Demaerschalk BM. Is obstructive sleep apnea an independent risk factor for stroke? A critically appraised topic. Neurologist 2010, 16(4):269-73, July.
Zarkou S, Carter JL, Wellik KE, Demaerschalk BM, Wingerchuk DM. Are corticosteroids efficacious for preventing or treating neutralizing antibodies in multiple sclerosis patients treated with beta-interferons? A critically appraised topic. Neurologist, 2010, 16(3):212-4, May.
- Wanda Elkharwily, Marilyn Pitzen, and Carolyn Wiebold attended the 2010 “Enhancing Quality Staff” symposium for paraprofessionals on May 11 in Minneapolis.
- Michael Homan attended the spring meeting of Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) on April 12-13 in Baltimore.
- Tamra Kirk, Lois Peterson, and Dawn Swalboski attended the 2010 Innovative Users Group on April 19-21 in Chicago.
- Michael Homan attended the spring meeting of the Chicago Collaborative on May 11-12 in Chicago.
- Dottie Hawthorne, Michael Homan, Melissa Rethlefsen, and Kay Wellik attended the annual meeting of the Medical Library Association, May 21-26 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “Reflect & Connect”.
- Jessica Gunther attended the annual meeting of the American Library Association, June 24-29 in Washington, D.C. Jessica had the opportunity to staff the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies exhibit booth during the conference.
The College of Medicine’s Office for Diversity “Partner Appreciation Celebration” was held January 27, 2010 to honor 13 staff with Diversity Champion Awards. Awardees were recognized for “their unwavering support, commitment to making diversity one of Mayo’s greatest assets, and contributions to the College of Medicine office for Diversity educational programs.” Faculty and staff were recognized for tirelessly supporting programs through mentoring, enabling student rotations, providing career development presentations and giving students a glimpse into Mayo’s culture.”
- Claire Bender, M.D., Radiology
- Juan Bowen, M.D., Primary Care Internal Medicine
- Shelly Clark, Family Medicine
- Bruce Horazdovsky, Ph.D., Biochemistry
- Vanessa King, Respiratory Care Program
- Keith Lindor, M.D., Gastroenterology
- Dawn Littleton, Medical Library
- Jim Maher, Ph.D., Biochemistry
- Vuyisile Nkomo, M.D., Cardiovascular Diseases
- Barbara Porter, Mayo Medical School
- Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno, M.D., Primary Care Internal Medicine
- Nicole Sandhu, M.D., Ph.D., General Internal Medicine
- Virginia Wright-Peterson, Mayo School of Health Sciences
Melissa Rethlefsen applied for and has been approved as a senior member in the Medical Library Association / The Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). AHIP is the professional development and career recognition program of the Medical Library Association. The academy recognizes the personal investment of time and effort required for exemplary professional performance and for contributions to the association and to the profession.