Monthly Archives: January 2013

Grassroots Group Tackles Funding

The Emory Sponsor-Investigator Association (ESIA) was founded in 2012 by Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology Jacques Galipeau. Galipeau spoke at the January 15 Faculty Council meeting about his efforts to engage faculty who pursue translational research—that is, science aimed to go “from bench-top to bedside.” “Industry and NIH sponsored clinical trials here at Emory have declined,” […]

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 Online courses and intellectual property

In the January meeting, Alan Cattier, director of academic technology services, described to the Faculty Council new questions about intellectual property ownership taking shape with the quickly developing array of online courses and classroom capture technology. As knowledge and what Cattier termed “micro-lessons,” salient points or material conveyed in class, become increasingly available and distributable through […]

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Around Campus: Training Medical Residents

Associate Professor of Neurology Jaffar Khan spoke to the Council in January about efforts in the School of Medicine to prepare for training medical residents in a new, rapidly changing healthcare practice environment. The combination of rising healthcare costs and the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have resulted in transformations already […]

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