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"Evidence-Based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice, and Stakeholders (GAPPS)" 
Promoting Constructive Dialogue in Guideline Development, Dissemination and Implementation

December 10, 2012 to December 11, 2012
8am to 5pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue (103rd St), NYC

Sponsored by the Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care (SEBHC) this two day event will have 12 plenary speakers and 12 breakout sessions organized around 4 major themes.

  • From bench to trench: How evidence and guidelines shape health care policy
  • What makes a clinical practice guideline trustworthy?
  • Minding the message: The senders, givers, and users of guideline information
  • Making it happen: Adapting, implementing, and tracking

Cost: $245
Register with NYAM 
Continuing Medical Education Credit Approved

For more information visit the NYAM website or download the conference flyer

The library will close at 6 pm. Wednesday, Nov. 21, and will be closed Thursday, November 22nd & Friday, November 23rd. We will be open limited hours on Saturday, November 24th (10am - 6pm). Normal hours will resume on Sunday.

Happy Holiday!

To allow for a librarian professional development class, the Reference Desk will be closed from 1-5 pm Monday, November 12, 2012. The Reference Desk will reopen Tuesday morning. 


Thursday, November 8th 5-6:30pm
Lower Level 2, Room 208-A

Join Dr. Ira Rezak and the Archives & Special Collections to celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, Mirroring Medicine: Medical Medals from the Collection of Ira Rezak, M.D. Dr. Rezak will speak briefly about his outstanding collection of medical medals and light refreshments will be served.


In this issue:

  • "Mirroring Medicine" - New HSL exhibit of medical-themed medals
  • New! Palliative care E-book collection from Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Protect data on USB keys!
  • Windows 8 and Mac 10.8 support 

...and more