The time has come to submit nominations for the GHSLA President and Secretary for the 2024 calendar year. Self-nominations are encouraged!
Description of duties (per our Bylaws):
Preside at all meetings of the Association and at all meetings of the Executive Committee. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. The President shall serve a two-year term: Year 1 – President, Year 2 – Immediate Past President. The term begins at the close of the calendar year.
Note that 2023 President, Lana Brand, and the Conference Planning committee will continue to work with the new President on the 2024 Annual Meeting (https://ghsla.org/2023/08/22/save-the-date-for-our-annual-meeting-in-2024/).
The Secretary/Parliamentarian is responsible for reporting all Association activities and the keeping of all records, including the minutes of the Executive Committee meetings, state conference business sessions, and regular meeting minutes. The Secretary acts as the Parliamentarian, advising the President and the Standing Committee Chairs on the conduct of meetings. The Secretary also coordinates elections, including preparation of ballots and counting of votes. The Secretary/Parliamentarian may serve up to three consecutive terms.
Please email nominations to Secretary, Natalee Reese ([email protected]) by Friday November 3. I will then follow-up with those nominated to confirm willingness to be on the ballot and serve if elected.
Then, be watching for election ballots to go out in the coming month.
The Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA) stands in solidarity with our healthcare colleagues and friends at Northside Medical Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia and grieve for the victims of the shooting there on May 3rd, 2023. As your professional organization, we collectively offer support to our members after tragic events like these. We are committed to helping healthcare workers, the profession, and members of this community heal from these events and will continue to provide education, training, and advocacy to put an end to gun violence. We welcome the opportunity to hear your thoughts and concerns and to build partnerships to foster awareness, prevention, and resilience.
OSHA’s Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers
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Save March 25 and March 26, 2024 for our Annual Meeting. Yes, we will be meeting in person for the first time since the pandemic! While the details have not been finalized, we are looking towards the Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge in Buford, Georgia. Additional details to come in future emails.
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Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Library invites creative, collaborative and innovative professionals to apply for our Clinical Informationist for Graduate Medical Education position.
The Clinical Informationist works with a user-oriented, embedded team of Clinical Informationists to develop and deliver innovative clinical services and collections to School of Medicine faculty, graduate medical trainees, and medical students, attending physicians and staff. The individual supports branch libraries in teaching hospitals.
The Clinical Informationist provides a range of services within the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s clinical informationist model, including developing services to support graduate medical education activities, providing real-time reference in locating information, and consulting on clinical research projects, such as collection management, instruction, and assessment.
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/129750
Review of applications will begin the week of September 11, 2023. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.
Colleagues, you can access the June 5th Network Lunch files here.