The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership and the West Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics present "Improving the Identification of Substance Exposed Newborns in WV" a pediatric grand rounds on Wednesday (Dec. 13) at 8 a.m.
The Volunteer Office at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital and the WVU Music Therapy Program have launched a Volunteer Musician Program to bring more music to the hospital’s patients and their loved ones.
A research professor and forensic economic expert at West Virginia University said the opioid epidemic has taken a substantial, expensive toll on this state, preventing West Virginia from investing in its citizens because of this drug abuse crisis.
WVU Medicine Children’s is still helping Santa get personalized letters to children. For a minimum contribution of $10 per letter, staff members and volunteers will work with Santa to make sure the child in your life receives a customized letter along with Santa’s “good list” certificate and an activity sheet. The last day to submit orders is Dec. 14.
The family of James Brick, MD, has invited the Health Sciences and WVU Medicine community to join his family and friends in celebrating his life and service to the University and state at 11 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) in the Okey Patteson Auditorium.
WVU Medicine and WVU Health Sciences faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the holidays Dec. 12, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Market@WVU, located on the ground floor of the WVU Health Sciences Center. (A separate event for night-shift employees is set for Dec. 14, from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. in the Ruby Cafeteria.)
The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced that the WVU Medicine Department of Family Medicine primary care clinic at the University Town Centre has received Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition, the highest level possible, for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.
The Health Sciences Innovation Center will host a year-end reception highlighting its incubator companies and invites everyone to join in celebrating its accomplishments Dec.14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute.