Levy Librarian Rachel Pinotti presenting Med Ed Grands Rounds on EBM

By Robin O’Hanlon, MIS

We are proud to announce that Rachel Pinotti, MLIS (Associate Library Director, Research & Education Services) will be presenting “Evidence-Based Medicine: From Episodic to Integrated” at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Education Grand Rounds with Dr. Andrew Coyle, MD on Wednesday, January 11, 12:00pm-1:00pm (Hess Center, 5th floor, room 101, 1470 Madison Ave).

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Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe why EBM education is important for medical students, including the challenges in teaching EBM.
  2. Report on the longitudinal EBM curriculum in place for ISMMS students, including its various components and the learning modalities it employs.

Credit Designation:

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Email refdesk@mssm.edu for more information.



Gali Halevi presents “Measuring Research Impact” Grand Rounds

By Robin O’Hanlon, MIS

On Tuesday, November 29, Gali Halevi, PhD, MLS gave a Department of Population Health Science and Policy & Office of Academic Development and Enrichment Grand Rounds presentation on “Measuring Research Impact.”

Dr. Halevi’s presentation reflected Levy Library’s push towards educating the Mount Sinai community about the importance of understanding issues surrounding research impact, evaluation, and “altmetrics” or alternative metrics of scholarly output measurement.


View Gali’s presentation slides.

A full house for “Reflections on Experiences with Transgender Medicine”

By Robin O’Hanlon, MIS

Thanks so everyone who attended the latest Levy Library Mindful Medicine event: “Turn Up the Mic: Reflections on Experiences with Transgender Medicine.”

Barbara Warren, Jevon Martin, and Lexi Ferguson.

Barbara Warren, Jevon Martin, and Lexi Ferguson.

Barbara Warren, Psy. D., Director of LGBT Programs & Policies, Mount Sinai Office for Diversity and Inclusion, opened with thoughts on current challenges and questions regarding effective communication between providers and patients seeking transgender medical care

Trans activists Jevon Martin & Lexi Ferguson, who are also former patients at Mount Sinai Hospital, then discussed the needs of health needs and challenges of trans individuals, including housing, issues surrounding gender reassignment such as the psychological toll of having procedures delayed and the difficulty low income trans patients face when attempting to finance procedures not covered by insurance.

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