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Medical Director – Transplant Hepatologist

first_imgDepartmentInternal Medicine Position NumberF09690 – Board certified in Internal Medicine.- Board certified in Hepatology with a focus in Transplant.- Ability to qualify as OPTN -designated Liver Transplant Programhepatologist.- Current license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth ofVirginia.- Must meet requirements of UNOS for program director.- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go tohttp://greatplace.vcu.edu. Open Until FilledYes Working TitleMedical Director – Transplant Hepatologist Required Qualifications Proposed Hire Date04/01/2020 RankOpen * Do you have Transplant Hepatology certification, withspecific expertise in the treatment and management of livertransplant patients, with emphasis in evaluation andpost-transplant care?YesNo Diversity Statement Information This position will provide leadership in the area of TransplantHepatology as well as assume a clinician role. The Medical Directorwill be responsible for the ongoing development and growth ofHume-Lee Transplant’s liver transplant program in collaborationwith Transplant Center and hospital leadership, including otherTransplant Center Medical and Surgical Directors. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationOther DocumentReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3 TeachingTime and effort dedicated to the teaching of medical students,graduate students, allied health students, residents, fellows,nursing personnel and colleagues. Responsible for the preparationof instructional materials, evaluative materials and maintenance ofprofessional school through continuing education.ServiceOverall operations of the Transplant Hepatology service.Responsible in collaboration with the surgical transplant chair,Division and Department Chairs for the development andimplementation of plans for growth in Transplant Hepatology.ClinicalResponsible for all aspects of the operation of the TransplantHepatology. Will see inpatients and outpatients with variouschronic liver disorders.Medical Director of Transplant Hepatology (0.5 FTE )By providing clinical input and physician leadership, the MedicalDirector of the Transplant Hepatology at VCU Health will work withthe liver transplant team to establish an environment in which highquality patient care services are delivered in a safe and efficientmanner. Date Posted11/20/2019 Position Responsibilities Preferred Qualifications Application Process/Additional Information Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Eligiblecenter_img Posted Salary * Are you Board Certified in Hepatology with a focus inTransplant?YesNo – Completion of transplant fellowship.- Transplant hepatology certification preferred, with specificexpertise in the treatment and management of liver transplantpatients, with emphasis in evaluation and post-transplantcare. Quick Linkhttps://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95491 Type of SearchNational Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Is this employee on a H1B Visa? * Are you Board Certified in Internal Medicine?YesNo Interested candidates should apply online athttps://www.vcujobs.com.For additional information, please contact Lori Horton, DivisionAdministrator | [email protected] Mission or Goal of Unit Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Grant funded position?No Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). School/UnitSchool of Medicine To provide superior, compassionate and innovative clinical care toour patients using state of the art knowledge and resources and toconduct and disseminate clinical research and scholarship, with afocus on the care of the patients and education of futureclinicians. Application Deadline Date Number of Months12last_img read more

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Mother’s Day Messages For Your MotherShe carried you for nine months, and on her hip for a few years after. She carries you in her heart always. These messages are beautiful, sweet, and thoughtful—just like your mom.“It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” – Mahatma GandhiThere’s nothing like a mother’s love to give us all the strength we need to succeed. Thanks for everything, Mom.Because of you, I am me. Happy Mother’s Day!May your Mother’s Day be filled with as much happiness as you brought to my childhood.Thanks for giving me the best things in life: Your love, your care, and your cooking. Happy Mother’s Day!You gave me the gift of life so our gifts to you pale in comparison. Happy Mother’s Day!last_img read more

Warburtons extends reach in Scotland

first_imgWarburtons is expanding its Scottish operation with the creation of a new 20,000 sq ft distribution depot at Eurocentral Business Park, near Glasgow.The company, which bakes 1.7 million loaves a week in Scotland, will use the depot to add 40 new delivery routes to the 55 already serviced from its nearby Bellshill plant in Scotland.Ian Connell, Warburtons general manager in Scotland, said: “Such has been the scale of our success in Scotland that we have outgrown the distribution facility attached to our bakery in Bellshill.”Some staff will transfer the short distance from Bellshill to Eurocentral and Warburtons will be recruiting 25 additional staff.Warburtons, which is about to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its arrival in Scotland, currently employs over 370 people between its bakery at Bellshill, Lanarkshire, and its distribution depot in Aberdeen.last_img read more

Mike Gordon Joins The Claypool Lennon Delirium In New Orleans [Videos]

first_imgWith Jazz Fest well underway, New Orleans is the place to be right now for late-night jams, unexpected collaborations, and non-stop musical marathons. On Thursday, New Orleans’ Civic Theatre hosted The Claypool Lennon Delirium for a performance following the opening day of Jazz Fest weekend two.Les Claypool and Sean Lennon recently released their second album together, South of Reality, via ATO. South of Reality is the follow-up to 2016’s Monolith of Phobos, the band’s debut record that displayed their fascinatingly raw authenticity, and 2017’s Lime And Limpid Green EP, which featured psychedelic covers of Pink Floyd, The Who, King Crimson, and Flower Travellin’ Band.On Thursday, The Claypool Lennon Delirium worked through material off of Monolith of Phobos and South of Reality, which included a special sit-in from Phish bassist Mike Gordon. Gordon added some serious depth on the low end for the cover of The Beatles‘ “Tomorrow Never Knows, off of the group’s beloved 1966 Revolver album. Claypool and Gordon locked into some double bass action beside the son of late Beatle John Lennon. The Claypool Lennon Delirium also welcomed saxophone extraordinaire Skerik and percussionist Mike Dillon at last night’s Civic Theatre show.Watch fan-shot videos of Mike Gordon joining The Claypool Lennon Delirium below courtesy of Gideon Plotnicki: The Claypool Lennon Delirium ft. Mike Gordon – “Tomorrow Never Knows”[Video: Live For Live Music]The Claypool Lennon Delirium ft. Mike Gordon – “Tomorrow Never Knows”[Video: Live For Live Music]Today, May 3rd, Mike Gordon and his band—comprised of guitarist Scott Murawski, keyboardist/organist Robert Walter, drummer John Kimock, and percussionist Craig Myers—are headed to New Orleans’ Joy Theater, and have sweetened the deal for those unable to attend to show.Fans at home are invited to join the fun with a free webcast beginning at 9 p.m. (CST). Head to nugs.tvor LivePhish.com to access Mike Gordon’s free webcast from the Joy Theater.Next up for The Claypool Lennon Delirium is a performance at Salt Lake City, UT’s Eccles Theater on June 21st with Jim James. For a full list of The Claypool Lennon Delirium’s upcoming tour dates and ticketing information, head to the band’s website.last_img read more

The Southwest Virginia Road Trip: The Local Food Quest

first_imgGuide to the Southwest Virginia Road Trip:BRING: Mountain bike, camping gear, your appetiteHIGHLIGHT: Getting as high as you can in VirginiaSOUVENIR: Photo of you kissing a ponyDay OneKick off this trip with some cardio by running the crest of North Mountain, aka “The Dragon’s Back,” 15 miles northwest of Roanoke in the George Washington National Forest, where rocky terrain and bitchin climbs lead to views of McAfee Knob and Tinker Cliffs. After an immediate 1,000 foot climb on Deer Trail (park off FS 224), follow the North Mountain Trail as it rolls for 4.5 miles along the narrow ridge over jagged, gray rocks offering views to your left and right. Take Turkey Trail back to your car for an 11-mile loop.Before leaving town, grab a Smoked Trout Melt ($10) at The River and Rail, a Southern café in a restored pharmacy with a seasonal menu that changes weekly.Head southwest to Pandapas Pond/Brush Mountain, a recreation area in Jefferson National Forest outside of Blacksburg with more than 20 miles of singletrack that’s lovingly maintained by local mountain bikers and trail runners. Start at Pandapas and take Poverty Creek Trail to the top of Brush Mountain, then drop down Jacob’s Ladder and Old Farm for a three-mile burly descent.Get a campsite on the New River at Eggleston Springs Campground ($20) and head to the Palisades Restaurant for dinner. Housed inside an old general store, the Palisades serves hand cut steaks and rainbow trout sourced from local farms and streams. If you time it right, you’ll catch one of the local string bands playing live on weekend nights.Day TwoKeep trucking south to Grayson Highlands State Park, where you’ll bag the state high point, 5,729-foot Mount Rogers. Rogers often gets dissed because it doesn’t have a big view from its summit, but it’s the only state high point east of the Mississippi that doesn’t have a paved road to its summit. Start inside the state park at Massie Gap, hiking the A.T. four miles to the Mount Rogers Spur Trail to the summit. You’ll get long-range views from grassy meadows along the way, probably see a feral pony or two on Wilburn Ridge, and get to immerse yourself in the dank spruce-fir forest that dominates the top of Rogers. Retrace your steps to your car for an eight-mile round trip in Virginia’s High Country.Post-hike, cruise into Abingdon, which is rapidly becoming Southwest Virginia’s hub of local food. Grab dinner at The Harvest Table (276-944-5142), where the menu changes daily depending on what they can source from their own farm and partner farms. If it’s on the menu, get the Salad Pizza, which is exactly what it sounds like.Finish the day at Wolf Hills Brewing, with a White Blaze Honey Cream Ale (or two), which uses four pounds of local honey in each barrel.Head south across the border and get a campsite at Backbone Rock Recreation Area, known for the “shortest tunnel in the world,” the 20-foot long hole that was blasted through a rock wall to accommodate a timber train. ($10 a site; 423-735-1500)Want more adventure? Check out our full list of road trip guides!last_img read more

Garden City Shooting Suspect’s SUV Found, Manhunt Ongoing

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Sangho Kim has been identified as the suspect who allegedly shot two people inside a Garden City office Wednesday.The SUV belonging to a disgruntled vendor who opened fire inside a Garden City office Wednesday killing one and injuring another was discovered in upstate Putnam County nearly 12 hours after the shooting, authorities said.A Nassau County police spokesman said the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department discovered 63-year-old Sang Ho Kim’s white Honda Pilot around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Kim was not inside the vehicle and police wouldn’t say if a gun or any other items were inside the SUV. Police are continuing the search, the spokesman said.Kim’s SUV was discovered in a parking lot 70 miles north of where he allegedly gunned down an employee of Savenergy on South Street near the corner of Ring Road. The owner of the company was also shot and was taken to a local hospital.The 10 a.m. shooting just south of Roosevelt Field Mall and in the heart of Garden City’s busy business and shopping district sparked a large police presence in the area. Surrounding roads were blocked off to drivers and Roosevelt Field mall was on lock down for several hours until authorities gave mall officials the go-ahead to allow shoppers back inside. Those inside the busy mall were bottled up inside as police searched the perimeter.Nassau County police taped off the area where a gunman opened fire inside an East Garden City office Wednesday killing one and injuring another. (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)Law enforcement agencies including Nassau police, FBI and New York State police launched a massive manhunt for Kim soon after the shooting.Authorities established a possible motive very early on.Kim was a former Savenergy vendor who became involved in a “bad business deal” with the lighting company, Chief of Department Steve Skrynecki told reporters a press conference near the scene. Skrynecki added that the gunman didn’t appear to be in a “random shooting rampage,” as he tried to calm fears of local residents and businesses shaken up by the shooting.The shooting victims’ identities haven’t officially been released.Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kim is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.-With Timothy Bolgerlast_img read more

Deliver world-class service

first_img continue reading » The challenge of getting an entire organization on the same page is a top priority for every company, credit unions included.The credit union board of directors often expects the CEO and the senior leadership team to have a good command of organizational communication, but it’s much easier said than done.So what’s a credit union to do? How does a credit union get everyone on the same page? How do you effectively communicate the credit union’s mission, vision, motto, core values, and standards while delivering outstanding member service?Not too long ago I met with an awesome senior management team. During the meeting, the CEO discussed the challenge of trying to connect everyone from senior managers to front-line staff to the credit union’s mission and vision. 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Officials urge Hoosiers to get the flu shot

first_imgIndianapolis, In.— The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging anyone who hasn’t already gotten a flu shot to do so now. Although influenza (flu) activity remains at minimal levels, the virus can still cause illness and even death. Indiana has already recorded two flu-related deaths this season.“This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and it’s the perfect time to get a flu shot if you haven’t already done so,” said Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG. “Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu.”As long as flu viruses are circulating, it’s not too late to get vaccinated. Getting a flu vaccine can reduce illnesses, doctor visits and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone age 6 months and older get a flu vaccine each year. Dr. Box said that because infants under 6 months can’t be vaccinated, it’s important that anyone in a household where a young baby lives or visits get a flu shot to protect the child. Antibodies that provide protection develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination.Healthcare workers also are urged to get a flu vaccine to reduce their risk of transmitting illness to their patients.Influenza is a viral infection of the respiratory tract. It is spread by respiratory droplets released when infected people cough or sneeze nearby or when people touch surfaces or objects contaminated with those infectious respiratory droplets. People can also become infected by touching surfaces or objects contaminated with influenza viruses and then touching their eyes, mouth or nose.Although anyone can get the flu, some people are at higher risk of flu-related complications, such as pneumonia, hospitalization and death. High-risk individuals include pregnant women, young children (especially those too young to get vaccinated), people with chronic illnesses, people who are immunocompromised and the elderly. It is especially important for these individuals to be vaccinated each year.Common signs and symptoms of the flu include:fever of 100° Fahrenheit or greater• headache• fatigue• cough• muscle aches• sore throat• runny or stuffy nosePeople can help prevent the spread of flu by washing their hands frequently and thoroughly, avoiding touching their eyes, nose and mouth with their hands and staying home when sick. Hoosiers should practice the “Three Cs” to help prevent the spread of flu and other infectious diseases:Clean:Properly wash your hands frequently with warm, soapy water.• Cover: Cover your cough and sneeze into your arm or a disposable tissue.• Contain: Stay home from school or work when you are sick to keep your germs from spreading.To learn more about influenza or to view the ISDH weekly flu report, which is updated each Friday, go to www.in.gov/isdh/25462.htm.last_img read more

Cricket News Virat Kohli slammed for ‘insensitive’ tweet over Pulwama terror attack

first_imgVirat Kohli put out a tweet which was at 8:01 PM on February 14.Kohli deleted the tweet and put out a condolence tweet on February 15.42 CRPF personnel were killed in the terror attack in Pulwama. Shame on virat Kohli not single tweet about 45 martyer indian army personnel.— Mukesh Pasi (@MukeshPasi12) February 14, 2019In the sporting arena, cricketers, wrestlers, badminton players and others have vented their fury on Twitter, condemning the terror attack and calling for the Narendra Modi government to take strict action in eliminating the menace of terrorism.  Cricket players like Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Saina Nehwal and many from the wrestling fraternity took to their official Twitter handles to lash out at the attack.Gambhir, who retired from all forms of cricket in December 2018 and has been vocal on plenty of issues ever since, lashed out at the separatists in Kashmir. “Yes, let’s talk with the separatists. Yes, let’s talk with Pakistan. But this time conversation can’t be on the table, it has to be in a battle ground. Enough is enough,” Gambhir lashed out on his Twitter handle.Players like Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan offered their condolences to the families of the CRPF personnel who were killed. Saina Nehwal, India’s ace badminton player, was joined by wrestlers like Sushil Kumar, Babita Phogat and Geeta Phogat in expressing their condolences and praying for the soul of the 42 CRPF personnel. Yogeshwar Dutt retweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet which said, “Attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is despicable. I strongly condemn this dastardly attack. The sacrifices of our brave security personnel shall not go in vain. The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the brave martyrs. May the injured recover quickly.” highlights New Delhi: Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team skipper, has been heavily criticised for his ‘insensitive’ tweet during the Pulwama terror attacks which resulted in the death of 42 CRPF personnel. The Pulwama terror attack took place around 2:00 PM on February 14 and with the death toll rising every hour, the anger among the Indian public grew. At 8:01 PM on the same day, Kohli put out a tweet on his official social media handle which read, “Clubs that invoke deep-rooted passion in fans’ hearts. Vote now, guys!” The tweet was apparently sharing the Indian Sports Honours which listed out the nominees for the ‘Club of the Year’ and it included teams like Chennai Super Kings, Real Kashmir FC, Patna Pirates and Bengaluru FC.This resulted in massive criticism and the tweet was taken down. However, one of the users still had a screenshot of the tweet. At 9:50 AM on February 15, Kohli tweeted his condolences to the Pulwama Terror attack. “I’m shocked after hearing about the attack in Pulwama, heartfelt condolences to the martyred soldiers & prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured jawaans,” Kohli tweeted. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Germany win away to Czech Republic in World Cup qualifying

first_imgMATA Hummels scored a late winner as Germany beat the Czech Republic to boost their – and Northern Ireland’s – chances of reaching the World Cup.The Germans, who have won all seven games, are five points above Northern Ireland with three games to go in Group C.Timo Werner scored an early opener from Mesut Ozil’s pass, but Vladimir Darida equalised with a long-range effort.Hummels headed home in the 88th minute to win the game.As a result of that goal, Northern Ireland – who won 3-0 in San Marino – only need to draw against the Czechs on Monday to seal second place. Of the nine group runners-up, the eight teams with the best records will enter the play-offs.Defending champions Germany can qualify for Russia if they beat Norway, and Michael O’Neill’s side do not win.Norway beat Azerbaijan 2-0, but both sides are effectively eliminated, sitting nine points behind NI and with much worse goal differences.Slovakia beat Slovenia 1-0 to keep the pressure on England in Group F, and maintain their four-point lead over third-placed Scotland. The Slovaks will go top of the group if they beat England on Monday.England beat Malta 4-0 to remain top, while Scotland won 3-0 in Lithuania.In Group E, leaders Poland suffered a shocking 4-0 defeat in Denmark, with Christian Eriksen scoring one goal and assisting in the other three.They are now only three points above Montenegro, who won 3-0 in Kazakhstan, and the Danes. Romania beat Armenia 1-0 in the group’s other game.(BBC Sport)last_img read more