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Join the First Be Well MLA Wednesday: Pens, Planners, and Productivity: Organizing Your Thoughts for Back to Work & School

The Be Well MLA initiative promotes wellness and well-being among members of the Medical Library Association. MLA members are invited to participate in the Be Well Wednesday series every month. In these sessions, MLA members and guests will share lessons learned, strategies, and tips about a variety of wellness topics. Series events will run from September 2023 to April 2024, culminating at MLA '24.

Join the Be Well MLA Team for the kickoff of the 2024 series:

Pens, Planners, and Productivity: Organizing your Thoughts for Back to Work & School

September 13, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., central time.

The summer is over, and it's time to get back to the hustle and bustle, which requires efficiency and organization. In this engaging and informative session, panelists will share practical tips, real-life examples, and actionable advice to help you prepare for work and school.

Featured speakers for this session are:

  • Elisa Cortez, Medical Education and Clinical Outreach Librarian, University of California, Riverside
  • Erin Foster, Research Data Management (RDM) Program Service Lead at University of California, Berkeley
  • Jolene Miller, Director of the Mulford Health Science Library and an Associate Professor of Library Administration at the University of Toledo

REGISTER for the September 13 session.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Upcoming Be Well MLA Wednesday sessions:

  • October 11: It's Not Easy Being Green: Preparing Plants for Changing Seasons
  • November 15: Gifts and Gratitude: Sharing the Gift of Creativity
  • December 13: Create the Be Well Cookbook: Share Your Recipes with Us
  • January 24: Book Discussion: Title TBD
  • February 21: Love as a Verb: How to Show You Care & Maintain Relationships
  • March 20: Pets Corner
  • April 17: Financial Literacy Health Checkup

All sessions are from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., central time. Presentations are followed by a discussion with the presenters and the Be Well MLA team.

Be Well MLA Planning Team:

  • Amy Blevins, 2023-2024 MLA President
  • Shannon Jones, MLA Past-President
  • Kelsa Bartley, University of Miami
  • Karen Grigg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Lorin Jackson, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Irene Lubker, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Tamara Nelson, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Ariel Pomputius, University of Florida
  • Kate Saylor, University of Michigan

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