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April 4, 2008
UNT HSC Logo Campus Connection Newletter Title. People. Plans. Progress. Suzie Quintana

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TCOM ranks in top 50 medical schools for primary care

TCOM was ranked 43rd in primary care this year, according to 2009 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, marking our seventh consecutive appearance in the top 50. 

Approximately 76 percent of TCOM’s graduates entered primary care programs from 2005 to 2007 – the third highest percentage among the top 50 schools. The other two Texas medical schools ranked in the top 50 for primary care, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, had 43 percent and 42 percent respectively of their graduates enter primary care during the same period.

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EMR in use

Acceleration Lab opens in CBH
The new lab is a partnership between TECH Fort Worth and the Health Science Center to make some of the HSC’s state-of-the-art resources available to TECH Fort Worth clients developing medical technology. Acceleration Lab includes six wet labs, cubicle space, a private conference room, the UNTHSC's Office of Technology Transfer and Commercialization, and TECH Fort Worth staff offices.

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Dr. Dolan

North Texas Health Forum on April 15
The School of Public Health is hosting its first North Texas Health Forum on April 15 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. The keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Thomas C. Dolan, president and chief executive officer of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Dolan will participate in a forum with students at 2:30 pm, and the public is welcome to the keynote address at 6 pm. A public reception will follow at 7:15 pm.  The topic of Dr. Dolan’s presentation is, “A Better U.S. Health System: Is There an Answer?” UNT HSC Logo



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Do you get it? … Take the UNTHSC Communications Survey.
Do you feel like you’re in the HSC loop? Let us know how communications are working on the UNTHSC Communications Survey. You’ll get a link to the survey via GroupWise e-mail on April 14. We know you’ve been asked to take a lot of surveys lately… but your opinions really do make a difference. The results will help shape the way faculty, staff and students communicate, and will give us valuable information to help develop a new, user-friendly UNTHSC Intranet. As always, your responses are anonymous.  UNT HSC Logo


  News Briefs

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Synergy Volume 2 Now Available
Internet Update Update

QEP Program Funding Opportunity
Watch Unnatural Causes on KERA
National Public Health Week
Neurobiology of Aging Symposium next week
HSC Wellness Fair April 30
Mark your calendar - 2008 Commencement


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Suzie Quintana

“Our Health Saver Program (Policy 14.0) is one of the great benefits of working at the HSC and an easy way to get in shape. Learn more about our other health and wellness programs at the Founders’ Activity Center Web site.”

Susie Quintana
Health Promotions Manager


In the News

TCOM ranking, infant mortality and DNA


Employee Kudos

Notable achievements by our colleagues


Volunteer Spotlight

Policy reminder and training opportunities


Save the Date

Events around campus






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