Academic Pediatric Hospitalist: Fellowship Associate Program Director or Program Director (44836)

first_imgThe Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida (UF)College of Medicine-Jacksonville is seeking a 1.0 FTE PediatricHospitalist to be the Program Director/Associate Program Directorof a new pediatric hospitalist fellowship training program. Theprogram takes place at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a tertiary carechildren’s hospital staffed by 12 pediatric hospitalists fromNemours Children’s Specialty Services and the University of FloridaCollege of Medicine at Jacksonville, and at our community site, UFHealth Jacksonville, staffed by 3 UF pediatric hospitalists. Inaddition to co-directing the fellowship, duties include assistingwith the academic development of pediatric hospitalists, under thementorship of the UF academic Division Chief. This position willhave 50% time in clinical care and 50% time protected foreducational and academic efforts.This position will have dual reports to the Nemours clinicalDivision Chief for clinical activities and to the UF academicDivision Chief for educational and academic activities. Thesuccessful candidate will have a promising record of accomplishmentand mentorship in education and a strong interest in advancing tobecome a Program Director. Demonstrable productivity in scholarshipand/or quality improvement activity will enhance candidacy. Thequalified candidate will also have an affinity to workcollaboratively with other team members and subspecialists to carefor children with a full breadth of medical and surgicalconditions.U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Wolfson Children’sHospital as among the best children’s hospitals in the UnitedStates. Wolfson is the major inpatient teaching facility for the UFCollege of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric Residency TrainingProgram. Wolfson, a 200 bed non-profit children’s hospital, is theonly full-service tertiary hospital for children in the region,serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. UF HealthJacksonville is the region’s premier academic health center, aleader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinicalresearch and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.This will be a non-tenure accruing position at a rank consistentwith accomplishments.Following is a general description of duties andresponsibilities:This position will devote 50% effort to clinical care and residentsupervision.The remaining 50% effort will be devoted to the followingresponsibilities: (1) assume responsibilities as Associate ProgramDirector (or as Program Director, given adequate experience as anAssociate Program Director) for the hospitalist fellowship; (2)collaborate with division faculty and residents on clinicalresearch and quality improvement projects (with mentorship from theUF academic Division Chief as necessary). Along with the DivisionChief, the candidate will be able to take advantage of UFDepartment of Pediatrics, UF COM – Jacksonville clinical researchinfrastructure to develop a clinical research program thataddresses issues of relevance to the WCH inpatient population andto participate with other children’s hospital and academic facultyin existing or planned multicenter studies.For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medicaleducation program that recruits national and international speakerswho are well known and respected in their fields. The campus’faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research.Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locationsacross the country and publish their projects in well-knownjournals.Located on Florida’s First Coast, Jacksonville is one of thelargest cities in land area in the United States. The city providesan eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business andrecreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in thefive-county area known as Florida’s First Coast. The area offerssomething for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporatingseasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and amyriad of public facilities for work and play.For more information about Jacksonville, visithttp://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-vCandidates must have either an MD or DO and be board certified inPediatrics.Applications will be accepted until an applicant pool isidentified. A review of applications will begin August 31,2020.Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.The selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institutionoutside of the United States are required to be evaluated by aprofessional credentialing service provider approved by theNational Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES),which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.#medicine=35The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.last_img read more

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The Great British Bake Off: Episode 3

first_imgDesserts is “stressed” spelt backwards, and that was certainly how the remaining 11 contestants felt as they strove to shine in the third week of The Great British Bake Off. The Bake Off squirrel has been replaced by the Bake Off duck, and a burglary took place. Baking: it is no mere trifle.The bakers survived cake and bread, and now they had to handle multi-tasking, showing off different skills at the same time. As Paul Hollywood gleefully told viewers, “It’s extremely difficult.” Thank you, Paul.The Signature Bake required a trifle combining biscuit, cake, jelly or custard in defined layers. A thick custard was ordered, causing Paul to denounce any trifle that dared to contain a “slack” variant of the yellow liquid. Mark’s came up short, as did Beca’s, but it was Deborah who took the biscuit by accidentally using Howard’s custard as her own. An elbow in his muffins one week, and commandeered custard the next – as last night’s Twitter population typed in unison, #PoorHoward.Taking a step back in trifle time, Mel Giedroyc explored the origins of the dessert, and explained how it was revolutionised in the Georgian era. No longer the sweet treat of the aristocracy, it was made accessible to the masses. Anyone care to try cow’s foot jelly?This week’s Technical Challenge welcomed ‘Floating Islands’, and created lumps of meringue of various shapes and sizes. The contestants certainly looked at sea as they tried to produce a stiff meringue, as well as spun sugar for decoration. The queen of cakes, Mary Berry, commented: “I think they’ll have trouble.”A mixed collection of meringues followed. Glenn’s were a “good effort”, Ruby’s didn’t look right, but still managed to taste “quite nice”, while Ali’s were “about right”. Rob came second and Glenn first.As always, we concluded with the Showstopper. Mary and Paul demanded 24 evenly baked and equal-sized petits fours that complemented each other. The winner of the Technical Challenge, Glenn, tickled Paul’s fancy by producing Billionaire Bouchées and Orange Financiers.Ruby opted for the “winging it” tactic and produced lemon shortbread and white chocolate seashells, and blackberry and chocolate layer cakes. Philosophy exams aside, her petit fours impressed both judges, with Mary exclaiming that they were “a bit of alright”.These tiny treats proved to be the undoing of Mark and Deborah who were both dismissed from the Bake Off tent.Christine was crowned star baker, for her inventive piña colada trifle and brandy-snap cones, conceived via a smooth wooden tool devised by her husband.Next week the remaining nine bakers will offer us a piece of their pie, and will battle it out to become the queen (or king) of tarts.The Great British Bake Off is screened on BBC2 every Tuesday, at 8pm.last_img read more

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Food Innovation Centre offers free support to bakeries in the Midlands

first_imgSource: Food Innovation CentreThe Food Innovation Centre, based at the University of Nottingham, has offered free support to bakeries in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.Experts at the Food Innovation Centre will offer help with product development, packaging, measures to adopt a more sustainable approach, ways to switch to online sales and making the most of a new consumer trend, such as nutritious food.It is available under the three-year Driving Research and Innovation project, which runs until the end of December 2022. Run at the University’s School of Biosciences, the support is exclusive to SME businesses, including bakeries and food and drink manufacturers in the in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2) area.Over the past few years, the Food Innovation Centre has provided bakeries with expertise to aid growth and development. Clients include long-standing bakeries and newer start-ups, it said.“Our bakery clients have come to us with many different technical challenges, such as how best to use gluten-free flour or how to incorporate high protein flours into dough, for example. We’ve also been able to offer support with packaging queries, provide key marketplace knowledge and a whole lot more, as a result of the resources we have to hand,” said Richard Worrall, head of the Food Innovation Centre.Three food technologists are on hand with experience across soft drinks, the dairy sector and confectionery in large and SME businesses. Bakers can also seek advice from brewing experts and two research associates for help focussing on sustainable production and healthy eating, as well as up-to-date and accurate global knowledge.The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) via the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). It is also in collaboration with the Chemistry Innovation Laboratory in the School of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and coalition The Midlands Engine.“The whole ethos behind the Driving Research and Innovation project run by the Food Innovation Centre is providing solutions to industry challenges. We share our expertise to help businesses to develop and flourish,” Worrall added.Businesses are encouraged to get in touch for support.The Food Innovation Centre has already supported over 170 food and drink manufacturers in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire area, including bakers, pie makers and pizza base manufacturers.Riddings-based Luke Evans Bakery turned to the Food Innovation Centre for technical advice, market research information and new product development support.“It’s incredibly useful to have a resource like the Food Innovation Centre to support bakeries in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Luke Evans is a bakery with a long history and as part of our future we are continually developing, with new products and new processes,” said Helen Yates, operations director at Luke Evans Bakery.“We have lots of ideas for development and it’s really beneficial to be able to turn to the Food Innovation Centre for support, whether that’s for the technical specifications of new product development or market research to advise us on the latest trends in the bakery sector.”last_img read more

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Jay board approves Public Works hiring, town meeting timeline

first_imgJAY – The Board of Selectpersons approved the hiring of a full-time employee for the Public Works Department at Wednesday’s meeting, in an effort to meet staffing needs in advance of the winter season.The department is smaller than it has been in the past to begin with, down from 13 employees to nine, counting the mechanic and Highway Foreman John Johnson, and has two employees that are either on, or soon will be on, medical leave. With 95 miles of road to plow, Johnson said, seven people simply wouldn’t be able to do the job.The board voted to advertise for a full-time position on the department. In addition to covering for people on medical leave, that new position will help a department that has a couple of people nearing retirement. The position may not be easy to fill; Johnson warned the board that a number of similar positions remained unfilled across the state.The board also authorized town officials to close the transfer station if necessary, to allow the employees there to plow roads. All of those employees are now on the same contract as Public Works and have the appropriate licenses, so Johnson said that wouldn’t be an issue. Department employees going off payroll meant that there would be adequate funding to cover the position.Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere said that the town office would work to alert the public and coordinate with Archie’s when closings were necessary.“There’s a lot of moving pieces to keep track of,” Johnson said. “It’s going to get done but it’s not getting done with seven people.”The board also approved a timeline for the 2020 budget process that would conclude with the annual town meeting referendum on April 28. An initial workshop would be held with members of the Budget Committee and the Board of Selectpersons, followed by a more formal meeting and vote. Grant and program funding requests will only be accepted from organizations previously funded by Jay, similar to the process over the last few years.The town does need people to serve on the Budget Committee, as well as the Paving Committee. Interested residents should contact the town office.last_img read more

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Disco Biscuits Kick Off Halloween Run In Worcester [Full Pro-Shot Video]

first_imgSetlist: The Disco Biscuits | Worcester Palladium | Worcester, MA | 10/26/2017Set One: Grass is Green-> Minions-> Grass is Green, Loose Change, Confrontation-> Gangster-> ConfrontationSet Two: Munchkin Invasion-> Voices Insane-> Astronaut-> Munchkin Invasion, ReactorEncore: Once the Fiddler Paid, M.E.M.P.H.I.S., Spacebirdmatingcall[Photo: Dave Vann] On Thursday night, The Disco Biscuits kicked off their two-night Halloween run at the Worcester Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts, ahead of their Saturday performance at Suwannee Hulaween. The entirety of the show was webcast to fans for free via the band’s YouTube, including the opening set by lespecial.The Disco Biscuits Announce Free Webcast Of Worcester Halloween ShowsAfter the Disco Biscuits’ opened their first set with a “Grass Is Green” sandwich housing “Minions”, the Biscuits hit “Loose Change” before launching into perennial favorite “Confrontation”. One of the highlights of the first set came during the set-closing “Confrontation” sandwich, with the Biscuits teasing the Star Wars theme during the transition out of “Gangster” and back into “Confrontation” to close the set.During the five-song second set, after announcing a number of winners for their upcoming fan appreciation show in Boulder, Colorado, at the Fox Theatre, the band returned with the upbeat “Munchkin Invasion”. By way of “Voices Insane” and an energized “Astronaut”, the band quickly returned to “Munchkin Invasion”, ahead of the closing tune “Reactor”, which saw an extended, more minimalist and light jam. In a somewhat rare move, the group returned with an encore of three standalone tunes: “Once The Fiddler Paid”, “M.E.M.P.H.I.S.”, and a triumphant, show-closing “Spacebirdmatingcall”.3 Years Later, Fan Delivers Update On The Tattoo He Got In Order To Write A Disco Biscuits’ SetlistThe band returns to the Worcester Palladium tonight for the final night of their two-night run. Again, the entirety of the show will be streamed via the band’s YouTube, with Jaw Gems opening set kicking off at 8 pm (EST).last_img read more

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