Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern’

SUPC to host Mental Health Training Conference on Jan. 31

The Substance Use Prevention Coalition (SUPC) of Collin County will host a “Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Training Conference” on Thursday, January 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Allen Independent School District Service Center in Allen, Texas. Dr. Kurt Kleinschmidt, a professor of emergency medicine at UT Southwestern, will serve as […]

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16

An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor […]

New Federal Statistical Research Data Center opens in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was on hand Dec. 5 for the official opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins and Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research, serve as board members of […]

Patient Safety Summit concludes with a two-day total of 350 attendees

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit closed out today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 350 total attendees participating. Speakers today included Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor and former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants discussing “Teamwork and Resilience,” Coleen Smith, director of high reliability […]

United Way visits the Foundation to film promotional video

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices today to film segments of a promotional video touting the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant. The video will highlight the patient care technician job efforts with United Way Dallas and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Sally Williams, the director of the DFWHC […]

Local panelists discuss Better Skills Better Jobs Grant

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas hosted area hospital employers and a panel of experts to discuss the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant yesterday at the Catholic Charities of Dallas. Panelists included Trish Jackson of UT Southwestern University Hospitals, Kay Kirby of Methodist Health System and Gerard Camacho […]

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times […]

Foundation to participate in “Pathways to Work”

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions announced in January that it was awarding $100,000 to “Pathways to Work,” a partnership of employers, funders and training providers led by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to advance job quality strategies in the healthcare industry. The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is expected to support “Pathways […]

Solheim Enterprises nursing course set for March 22-23 in Dallas

UT Southwestern will be hosting a Solheim Enterprises Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Exam Preparation Course on Thursday and Friday, March 22-23 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. The course will offer lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN […]

Fishero, Lyles honored at January 22 reception

The DFW Hospital Council Board of Trustees honored outgoing board members Harvey Fishero and Chuck Lyles during a reception following the official board meeting on January 22 at its headquarters in Irving. Fishero, the long-time chair, and Lyles, were both original trustees serving for over nine years. New Chair Ruben Esquivel, of UT Southwestern Medical […]