Author Archives: Lauren Wheeler

Covidence has arrived!

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients

Want to improve your communication with patients whose native language is not English? In this workshop, you will learn about patient education resources, including medical information available in other languages. This workshop will also examine the effect utilizing these resources … Continue reading

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Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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Walk-in Hours with the Writing Center at HS/HSL

Email writingcenter@umaryland.edu with any questions. The Writing Center and Library are teaming up to bring writing consultants to you. Every Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m. a writing consultant will be at the HS/HSL in Room 128 to consult on your writing. … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Nov. 7, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

On Nov. 7,  health professionals, students, and librarians from all over the country will join forces for an all-day edit-a-thon. Participants will edit Wikipedia articles on women’s health topics and improve citations using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources. The … Continue reading

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Demographics Dashboard

A new demographics dashboard was recently launched by hrsa.gov. The interactive tool combines population, income, age, and other Census data with HRSA grant funding, shortage areas, loan repayment, and scholarship awards. Take a look at the new Demographics Dashboard today!

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The Library Genie is Back! What Are Your 3 Library Wishes?

The Library Genie will be accepting wishes from October 1 – October 31. How would you like to see the Library’s space designed so that it meets your needs? What about resources and services the Library could provide? How could … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training Oct. 10, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Prior to the Nov. 7 Edit-a-thon, the HS/HSL will provide a Wikipedia training to help users learn how to create a Wikipedia account, make edits, and use NLM resources to improve the world’s largest encyclopedia. The training will take place on Oct. … Continue reading

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