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The Knowledge Center turned into a Carnival for two hours on Wednesday, February 22. More than 270 members representing all five CUMC schools attended the first Open House Carnival for games, prizes, food, and fun.



The E-GAPPS III conference, sponsored by Guidelines International Network North America (GIN/NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care of the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), is being held March 20-21 at the New York Academy of Medicine in NY City.   Attendees will experience a unique opportunity  to interact with the perspectives of guideline developers, patient and consumer advocates, clinicians, and leaders of healthcare organizations. The conference will seek to foster new relationships of collaboration and engagement across the diverse constituencies attending it.  

History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series "Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the ‘Informed’ Patient"  Nancy Tomes, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of History, Stony Brook University, New York

Thursday, March 9,  Refreshments, 5:30, Lecture, 6pm Conference Room 103-A, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library,

Hammer Building 701 West 168th St. at Fort Washington Ave.

Sponsored by the Columbia University Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A new secure wireless network called Mercury is now available. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to begin using it. 

The older secure wireless network, Athens, and guest-net unsecured wireless remain available for use as well. Athens will eventually be phased out

For more information and instructions on how to set up Mercury, visit the CUMC IT Website

The Knowledge Center held a week long event where students could come to relax and take a break from finals. Games, puzzles, coloring books, videos, and snacks were provided to students on a daily basis.  The highlight of the week was Wynston the service dog who was accompanied  by  representatives from the Center for Student Wellness.  Wynston’s visit was embraced by everyone in attendance.