receives grant to help the dying
on Death in America (PDIA) recently awarded seven palliative
care fellowship program grants across the country, including
one for $150,000 to the Hospice/Palliative Training Program
at the Health Sciences Center.
care, offered to patients with progressive and advanced disease
and a limited prognosis for survival, relieves suffering and
helps the patient and family achieve the best possible quality
grants will support the training of physicians in the principles
of palliative care.
due for Student Service Awards
awards will be presented to faculty, staff, alumni and community
members with outstanding contributions to UNM student life.
for the awards are due Friday, Feb. 21 to Natalie Brigance:
Office of Student Affairs, Scholes Hall, rm. 123.
forms are available from the Office of Student Affairs, 277-0952.
will be presented Thursday, April 17 at a recognition reception.
on healing to be held Feb. 14-15
sponsor a conference Return to Wholeness: Healing and
the Humanities on the blend of medicine and the arts Feb.
14-15 at Keller Hall.
healthcare providers investigating benefits introducing the
arts and creativity as integral components of the healing process
is $130. Continuing medical education and nurse education credits
contact the UNM Office of Continuing Medical Education, 272-3942,
or visit the UNM CME website at http://hsc.unm.edu/cme.
Filmmaker to Speak at UNM
Century Speakers Series, sponsored by the UNM Board of Regents
presents Ken Burns, noted producer of acclaimed documentaries
such as Emmy award winning "The Civil War," at Popejoy
Hall Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 pm.
are $25, $20, and $15. UNM students and staff get a $5 discount
with valid ID. Tickets are also available through tickets.com
online or by calling (800) 905-3315.
can also be purchased at UNM Ticket Offices.