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Chancellor's statement regarding recent national events
Chancellor's statement regarding recent national events

Dr. Gold: We stand together in these difficult times.

May 29, 2020
Davis Global Center now a SAGES-certified center
Davis Global Center now a SAGES-certified center

Center will be the only certified testing center in Nebraska for Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, and Use of Surgical Energy.

May 29, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Should I disinfect grocery items including fresh produce before putting them away?

May 29, 2020
Study: No benefit of common drug used to slow aneurysm growth
Study: No benefit of common drug used to slow aneurysm growth

Major finding provides new guidance for physicians.

May 29, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 29, 2020
Benson High, UNMC team for pharmacy tech program
Benson High, UNMC team for pharmacy tech program

Students can work toward becoming certified pharmacy technicians through a new cooperative course.

May 28, 2020
Coffee, restaurant changes set for med center
Coffee, restaurant changes set for med center

New Starbucks to open, The Restaurant offering takeout options.

May 28, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Can employees work with their individual departments to continue to work from home?

May 28, 2020
Student groups win community engagement awards
Student groups win community engagement awards

Groups recognized for positively impacting their communities.

May 28, 2020
Allergist installs rooftop pollen counter
Allergist installs rooftop pollen counter

UNMC seeks to become an official pollen counting station.

May 27, 2020
Nebraska Medical Center among America's 100 best hospitals
Nebraska Medical Center among America's 100 best hospitals

UNMC's hospital partner is honored by Becker's Hospital Review for seventh straight year.

May 27, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Would antiviral medications be a solution for ending this pandemic?

May 27, 2020
SIM-NE receives nearly $6,300 during Omaha Gives
SIM-NE receives nearly $6,300 during Omaha Gives

SIM-NE is a mobile training system that provides statewide training for health professionals.

May 27, 2020
Working from home offers advantages, challenges
Working from home offers advantages, challenges

Through frustrations and accomplishments, UNMC personnel stay the course.

May 27, 2020
LiveGreen: Healthier, less toxic cleaning
LiveGreen: Healthier, less toxic cleaning

Keep your family safe while effectively cleaning your home.

May 26, 2020
Pre-review committee will examine COVID-19 proposals
Pre-review committee will examine COVID-19 proposals

Committee will be led by David Brett-Major, M.D.

May 26, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Will we continue the "essential employees only" policy after June 1?

May 26, 2020
Study may help curb weight loss in cancer patients
Study may help curb weight loss in cancer patients

The study, by Pankaj Singh, Ph.D., and colleagues, is published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

May 26, 2020
University finalizes student health insurance plan
University finalizes student health insurance plan

Plans are effective Aug. 1, 2020, through July 31, 2021

May 26, 2020
COVID-19 rapid response grantees named
COVID-19 rapid response grantees named

Funded proposals address the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 22, 2020
New guidance on travel provided for UNMC
New guidance on travel provided for UNMC

Guidance on domestic travel has shifted.

May 22, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Will it be safe for my kids to play baseball and softball this summer?

May 22, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 22, 2020
UNMC student explored medical issues in UNO class
UNMC student explored medical issues in UNO class

'Reading and Writing About Sickness and Health' explores the human experience in health care.

May 22, 2020
Webinar series explores COVID-19 challenges
Webinar series explores COVID-19 challenges

Webinar series will begin on May 26.

May 22, 2020
Foundation award will enhance rural pandemic preparedness
Foundation award will enhance rural pandemic preparedness

Funding aims to improve pandemic response in rural nursing facilities and critical access centers.

May 21, 2020
PA students lift spirits for nursing home residents
PA students lift spirits for nursing home residents

Window mural outreach effort aims at 'spreading joy.'

May 21, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Do you envision the 'Healthcare Heroes' program at UNO to continue in the future?

May 21, 2020
Student's Guard service has him on COVID front lines
Student's Guard service has him on COVID front lines

Lt. Nathan Harms, a UNMC medical student, is deployed as part of the state's testing efforts.

May 21, 2020
Chancellor offers thanks, speaks of challenges
Chancellor offers thanks, speaks of challenges

During town hall, Dr. Gold also emphasized that safety will drive all return-to-campus decision-making.

May 20, 2020
Emergency COVID-19 eye clinic opens at TEI
Emergency COVID-19 eye clinic opens at TEI

Patients who test positive or who are suspected to test positive with eye emergencies can be referred.

May 20, 2020
LiveGreen: Earth Month, COVID-19 style
LiveGreen: Earth Month, COVID-19 style

Repurpose It contest winners, tree planting marked April.

May 20, 2020
Patients' stories highlight need for clinical trials
Patients' stories highlight need for clinical trials

Trials' impact is spotlighted on Clinical Trials Day.

May 20, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

When restrictions end, do you anticipate a phased approach to working on site?

May 20, 2020
Chancellor to hold virtual forum today
Chancellor to hold virtual forum today

Doug Ewald, vice chancellor for business, finance and business development for the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and UNMC, will join Dr. Gold.

May 19, 2020
Nominations open for Catalyst for Education Award
Nominations open for Catalyst for Education Award

The awards are sponsored by UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators.

May 19, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Is there an Android version of the 1-Check COVID app?

May 19, 2020
Support SIM-NE during Omaha Gives on May 20
Support SIM-NE during Omaha Gives on May 20

SIM-NE has shifted its training to adapt to COVID-19 outbreak.

May 19, 2020
Time out with T.O. - No place like home
Time out with T.O. - No place like home

UNMC exploring efforts to increase home dialysis.

May 19, 2020
AI algorithm can diagnose, predict risk for Alzheimer's
AI algorithm can diagnose, predict risk for Alzheimer's

UNMC researchers took part in the study, published in the journal Brain.

May 18, 2020
COVID-19 app now available to Android users
COVID-19 app now available to Android users

The app now is available on Google Play.

May 18, 2020
Still time to register for virtual Heart Walk
Still time to register for virtual Heart Walk

American Heart Association event will be held May 30.

May 18, 2020
Webinar explains how to 'pay yourself' in retirement
Webinar explains how to 'pay yourself' in retirement

Registration still is open for Thursday event.

May 18, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Chancellor Gold. When our campus opens back up, will we have to return immediately?

May 16, 2020
Chancellor to hold virtual forum on May 19
Chancellor to hold virtual forum on May 19

Doug Ewald, vice chancellor for business, finance and business development, will join Dr. Gold

May 15, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 15, 2020
UNMC revises on-campus mask distribution process
UNMC revises on-campus mask distribution process

Process will provide greater flexibility, efficiency.

May 15, 2020
UNMC spring graduating class first to receive digital diploma
UNMC spring graduating class first to receive digital diploma

UNMC has partnered with digital credentialing service Parchment.

May 15, 2020
UNMC to begin phased re-opening of clinical trials
UNMC to begin phased re-opening of clinical trials

First phase of re-opening begins Monday.

May 15, 2020
Get your groceries to go at medical center
Get your groceries to go at medical center

Sodexo launches new 'Grocery 2 Go' program.

May 14, 2020
May's Science Cafe will focus on vaccines
May's Science Cafe will focus on vaccines

Virtual event to be held May 19 on Facebook Live.

May 14, 2020
New microbiome research group to meet May 28
New microbiome research group to meet May 28

Group will enhance opportunities for collaboration.

May 14, 2020
Pediatrician tells COVID-19 story through son's eyes
Pediatrician tells COVID-19 story through son's eyes

Samantha Rohe, M.D., tackles tough topic in children's book.

May 14, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Is it a good idea for neighbors and their children to play together?

May 14, 2020
UNMC supports the state, curates COVID-19 resources
UNMC supports the state, curates COVID-19 resources

Latest initiative gathers training resources for frontline providers, first responders.

May 14, 2020
UNO announces scholarship for UNMC, Nebraska Medicine
UNO announces scholarship for UNMC, Nebraska Medicine

'Healthcare Heroes Package' is exclusive to UNMC and Nebraska Medicine employees, dependents.

May 14, 2020
MMI psychology department to offer free consultative clinics
MMI psychology department to offer free consultative clinics

Members of the department are volunteering their time to provide services.

May 13, 2020
New software will protect data security
New software will protect data security

New safety measures will take effect May 14.

May 13, 2020
One Chart upgrade coming May 31
One Chart upgrade coming May 31

One Chart team collaborated with operational leaders from across organization.

May 13, 2020
Pediatrician's books educate children about disease prevention
Pediatrician's books educate children about disease prevention

Arwa Nasir, M.D., has published seven Arabic-language children's books.

May 13, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Has there been discussion of having more courses going to a pass fail format?

May 13, 2020
UNMC extends campus safety precautions to June 1
UNMC extends campus safety precautions to June 1

'Stay at home' directive remains in place.

May 13, 2020
LiveGreen: Pandemic impacts transportation emissions
LiveGreen: Pandemic impacts transportation emissions

Active transportation improves everyone's health.

May 12, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

As restrictions start to lift, should I still wear a mask?

May 12, 2020
Rapid response grant opportunities related to COVID-19
Rapid response grant opportunities related to COVID-19

The UNMC Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance seeks applications by May 18.

May 12, 2020
Survey explores transition to online learning
Survey explores transition to online learning

Survey seeks feedback on any challenges, concerns or positive aspects of shift.

May 12, 2020
UNMC alum lends her voice to virtual ceremonies
UNMC alum lends her voice to virtual ceremonies

Cacey Vavra has sung the national anthem at a number of UNMC commencement ceremonies.

May 12, 2020
UNMC, COVAXX partner to provide large-scale COVID-19 antibody blood testing
UNMC, COVAXX partner to provide large-scale COVID-19 antibody blood testing

Testing expected to begin in the near future.

May 12, 2020
Dr. Franz and team get Scientist Development Award
Dr. Franz and team get Scientist Development Award

Award supports internal medicine faculty making the transition from fellowship training into initial academic appointments at UNMC.

May 11, 2020
Helmsley Charitable Trust gift to impact cardiac care across state
Helmsley Charitable Trust gift to impact cardiac care across state

Grant of $1.5 million will provide emergency cardiac care equipment, emergency medical training.

May 11, 2020
Olson Brown Bag will discuss marijuana usage
Olson Brown Bag will discuss marijuana usage

Amie Hollard, M.D., will speak on the topic "Marijuana: Is it Medicine?"

May 11, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

What is the likelihood that we will have sports this coming fall and winter?

May 11, 2020
University develops pandemic recovery guide for higher ed institutions
University develops pandemic recovery guide for higher ed institutions

Higher Education COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Guide will be available to institutions across the country.

May 11, 2020
GME prepares for new house officers amid COVID-19
GME prepares for new house officers amid COVID-19

UNMC will welcome approximately 180 house officers, including 70 native Nebraskans.

May 08, 2020
MMI, Children's Hospital enter affiliation agreement
MMI, Children's Hospital enter affiliation agreement

Agreement aims to enhance genetics, developmental/behavioral pediatrics, behavioral health and primary care medical home services across region.

May 08, 2020
Olson Center to celebrate Women's Health Week
Olson Center to celebrate Women's Health Week

Sign up for emails on skin health, exercise, yoga, meditation and attend a digital health fair.

May 08, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Have we thought about more space-sharing?

May 08, 2020
University president announces two-year tuition freeze
University president announces two-year tuition freeze

Move "represents our commitment to current and future students of the University of Nebraska."

May 08, 2020
UNMC faculty rose to online teaching challenge
UNMC faculty rose to online teaching challenge

UNMC educators respond in a time of 'unprecedented transition.'

May 08, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 08, 2020
College of Medicine ramps up COVID-19 research
College of Medicine ramps up COVID-19 research

College has created rapid-response grants to get promising projects off the ground right away.

May 07, 2020
Dr. Lally named CON interim associate dean for research
Dr. Lally named CON interim associate dean for research

Robin Lally, Ph.D., will begin in new role on July 1.

May 07, 2020
Latest e-learning innovators highlighted digitally
Latest e-learning innovators highlighted digitally

Digital showcase featured highlight videos, animated booklet.

May 07, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Will my high school senior be able to attend the university this fall?

May 07, 2020
Road closed between central utility plant, ARS
Road closed between central utility plant, ARS

Area now closed to pedestrian traffic as well as vehicles.

May 07, 2020
UNMC-developed model assists in re-opening strategy
UNMC-developed model assists in re-opening strategy

Pandemic Recovery Acceleration Model is designed to assist leaders in assessing regional and statewide COVID situation.

May 07, 2020
VidGrid software platform to be discontinued
VidGrid software platform to be discontinued

IT working toward standardizing to the Echo360 Active Learning Platform.

May 07, 2020
College of Public Health honored for community service
College of Public Health honored for community service

College receives the Harrison C. Spencer Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.

May 06, 2020
Dr. Gundry to research heart health related to COVID-19
Dr. Gundry to research heart health related to COVID-19

Rebekah Gundry, Ph.D., was one of only 12 investigators nationwide to receive rapid response research funding from the American Heart Association.

May 06, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

Can you talk about the dashboard system we are using in response to COVID-19?

May 06, 2020
Three Nebraskans to be honored during UNMC commencement
Three Nebraskans to be honored during UNMC commencement

Roger Reamer, Doyt Conn, M.D., and Anne Hubbard, M.D., will be recognized by UNMC.

May 06, 2020
UNMC students help in med center mask effort
UNMC students help in med center mask effort

Program already has produced thousands of masks for use at the medical center.

May 06, 2020
Virtual convocation/commencement ceremonies this week
Virtual convocation/commencement ceremonies this week

Separate online ceremonies will be held May 7-9 for each of UNMC's six academic colleges and for those earning graduate studies degrees.

May 06, 2020
42nd Street to close Saturday between Dewey, Emile Streets
42nd Street to close Saturday between Dewey, Emile Streets

Construction work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 05, 2020
Arnold retires after more than four decades at UNMC
Arnold retires after more than four decades at UNMC

Assistant professor of pathology and microbiology also was a UNMC alum.

May 05, 2020
CHRI Pediatric Research Forum will be virtual
CHRI Pediatric Research Forum will be virtual

Reigstration will open Wednesday for this week's event.

May 05, 2020
LiveGreen: Transportation Week is May 11-15
LiveGreen: Transportation Week is May 11-15

Transportation choices can impact our health.

May 05, 2020
Nebraska health care workers called to join HERO Registry
Nebraska health care workers called to join HERO Registry

PCORnet® study will use registry to answer questions about the impact of novel coronavirus on health care workers' lives.

May 05, 2020
Questions with Chancellor Gold
Questions with Chancellor Gold

How will I be notified that I can return to work on campus?

May 05, 2020
Chancellor to hold virtual forum on May 19
Chancellor to hold virtual forum on May 19

Chancellor will discuss issues of interest to the UNMC community.

May 04, 2020
Fostering the Future seeks student volunteers
Fostering the Future seeks student volunteers

The organization's mission is to help children and young adults in the foster care system.

May 04, 2020
UNMC extends its stay-at-home directive to May 15
UNMC extends its stay-at-home directive to May 15

Individuals should continue to work remotely, unless their job requires them to physically be on campus.

May 04, 2020
Webinar explains how to 'pay yourself' in retirement
Webinar explains how to 'pay yourself' in retirement

Registration now open for May 21 webinar.

May 04, 2020
Children's Dental Day draws big (healthy) smiles
Children's Dental Day draws big (healthy) smiles

March event a rewarding experience for 218 Nebraska children and College of Dentistry students, faculty and staff.

May 01, 2020
Dr. Davies named to AAP team on COVID-19 procedures
Dr. Davies named to AAP team on COVID-19 procedures

The initiative is called "AAP COVID-19 ECHO: Emergency Readiness & Response."

May 01, 2020
Six locations across Nebraska now decontaminating PPE
Six locations across Nebraska now decontaminating PPE

Method developed at UNMC combats a shortage of one-use N95 respirators.

May 01, 2020
UNMC experts develop COVID-19 guidelines for meat processing facilities
UNMC experts develop COVID-19 guidelines for meat processing facilities

Team toured 10 facilities across state to develop 'playbook.'

May 01, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 01, 2020