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YPG Virtual Event: Building Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic


You’re invited to join the Young Professionals Group for a virtual event:¬†Building Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This short online event with breakout sessions will take place¬†Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 12:00 pm CST.

As part of YPG’s mission to provide educational and training opportunities to its members, this event is designed to equip you with tools you might find useful in navigating “new normals” caused by the current global pandemic. We are thrilled to have Dr. Altha Stewart, senior associate dean for Community Health Engagement and associate professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, offer opening remarks and present information on coping during these unprecedented times.

Following Dr. Stewart’s remarks, participants will be placed in their pre-selected breakout session. These sessions, led by UTHSC staff members, will cover topics such as meditation, personal and professional development/branding, and information technology. The event will conclude with closing remarks from the YPG Steering committee and an opportunity to win some door prizes!

Professional and Personal Development
Anesha Jones, MBA
Employment Compliance Manager
Human Resources

Guided Meditation: Techniques & Benefits
Brandy Brown, PhD
Assistant Director
Health Disparities Education & Community Engagement

IT Tips & Tricks for Telecommuting
Willie Simon
Clinical Analyst IV
Information Technology Services

Each participant will select one breakout session to attend. Details for joining the virtual event will be sent via email to registered participants prior to the start of the event.

This event is open to all faculty and staff.