Dec. 13, 2018

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on

*Please note:
The final 2018 edition of CSM Connect will be delivered to your inbox
on Tuesday, Dec. 18, with distribution resuming on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
Candidate Presentations: Associate Dean/Director for Strategic Partnerships & Community Engagement  | Jan. 7 and Jan. 9
Annual Rural Physician Conference: Cabin Fever |
Feb. 8-10
6th Annual Calgary World Health Organization Simulation (CalWHO): Big Data, Privacy and the Rise of Genomic Testing | Jan. 12-13 More
Health and Medical Education Scholarship Symposium | Feb. 20-21 More
Radon gas concentrations may be even higher in rural Alberta than in big cities. More
New study shows premature babies' developing brains benefit from caffeine therapy. More
United Way campaign ends tomorrow
The last day to donate to the 2018 United Way fundraising campaign is tomorrow, Dec. 14. Don’t forget about the Department Challenge. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded – one to the clinical or basic science department that achieves the highest number of donors and one to the department that has the highest amount of donations.

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Alberta Innovates' INVENTURE$ 2019 (Event is June 5-7, 2019. Calgary, AB)
INVENTURE$ 2019 is a must-attend ‘unconference’ for creative minds. Over three days we will bring venture capitalists, angel investors, startups, entrepreneurs, service providers and thought leaders together in Calgary to discover and share the latest in innovation, research, capital access and deal-making. Take advantage of early bird registration which ends Feb. 25.
Gas cylinder audit date change
The date of the annual gas cylinder audit by Air Liquide has moved. The start of the audit has been pushed back to Dec. 17. Please contact Distribution Services Manager Ron Bailey at for more information.
Planning Committee Volunteers needed!
Community Health Sciences is seeking students, faculty and staff who are interested in helping plan an exciting event,
Global Women in Data Science (WiDS),
taking place in the new year that aims to inspire and educate data scientists regardless of gender and support women in the field. Attend on Jan. 9, 2019, for an informative kick-off meeting. RSVP to Alyssa Lam at

The Longview | Call for Submissions
The Longview, an inter-professional, peer-reviewed, creative arts journal focused on the humanities in healthcare, is inviting CSM students to submit creative works describing the unique experiences of students in modern medicine - this could be in the form of poetry, prose, studio or digital art, film, etc. related to this year's theme of "Reflections." The deadline to submit for the next edition is Jan. 2, 2019. Any questions can be directed to
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