On behalf of the Liberty Chapter Board and the Programming Committee, I’d like to invite you to our Business Meeting and Continuing Education program, which will take place on Wednesday, October 4 from 10:00am to 3:00pm.
The 2023 Business Meeting is free to attend for all chapter members. After NNLM and MLA updates, we will have the Liberty Chapter Business Meeting, followed by a CE event led by Liberty Chapter member, Jordan Correia, titled, “Trans Competency, MedEd, & MedLib: What We Know and What We Can Do.” Please see the schedule below for further details.
Register for the Business Meeting (Virtual) Here
Are you still deciding whether to attend our Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 11 in-person or virtually? We’re a little over a month out from the event, so register soon! Check out our website for Schedule, Speaker, and Hotel & Transportation information.
Register for the Annual Meeting (Hybrid) Here
October 4 Business Meeting Schedule:
10:00am – 10:10am Welcome and Introduction
10:10am – 10:40am NNLM Region 1& 7 Update (Speakers: Tony Nguyen, Region 1, NNLM & Jessica Kilham, Region 7, NNLM)
10:40am – 10:45am Participant break/tech set-up
10:45am – 11:15am MLA Update (Speaker: Amy Blevins, President, Medical Library Association)
11:15am – 11:20am Participant break/tech set-up
11:20am – 1:00pm Liberty Chapter Business Meeting (Led by: Gary Childs & Yingting Zhang, Co-Chairs, Liberty Chapter)
1:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Continuing Education program:
"Trans Competency, MedEd, & MedLib: What We Know and What We Can Do." (Speaker: Jordan Correia)
LGBTQ+ competency is an increasing topic of interest for healthcare professionals, particularly those who want to support and care for their transgender patients. Medical libraries and their institutions can play a role in supporting LGBTQ+ competency within medical education and help address the needs of transgender patients.
Objectives: Understanding the role medical librarians play in LGBTQ+ competency for healthcare professionals and what barriers exist to help support this education; understanding what topics about LGBTQ+ competency are taught; discussing how to further support transgender patients and what gaps about LGBTQ+ competency exist
- Chapter awards, grants, and their associated application forms are now available! The deadline to submit nominations and grant applications is September 30, 2023.
- 2023 MLA Liberty Chapter Officer Elections are now open! You should have received an announcement on September 1. The deadline to vote is September 30, 2023.