Category Archives: Professional Development


Stephen Kiyoi

Stephen Kiyoi

Many thanks to NCNMLG for the professional development grant that supported the first quarter of my enrollment in the UCSF Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership program (MS-HAIL).

MS-HAIL, UCSF’s first online master’s program, is designed to equip working professionals from clinical and non-clinical areas to become the new leaders of healthcare. The program’s blended o Continue reading

NCNMLG: Invitation to get involved!

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Stephen Kiyoi

Stephen Kiyoi

Hi all,

If you haven’t already done so, please consider applying for a leadership position within NCNMLG. Whether you’re a student, a new librarian, or seasoned veteran – there are plenty of ways to get involved.

Personally, I can say that serving in NCNMLG has been a fantastic opportunity to build a professional network, gain leadership experience, and – in a small way – contribute to the continued vitality of our profession.

This survey lists all the positions you can a Continue reading

NCNMLG Professional Development Grant — Mira Geffner

I am grateful to the NCNMLG members for the Professional Development Grant, which made it possible for me to attend my first MLA Conference in Chicago in May. As both a new member and an MLIS student, I found the conference welcoming and accessible. I met new friends and colleagues at the meeting, and all were generous with their advice and their time. Continue reading

NCNMLG members: Thanks for supporting my professional development!

Chicago Skyline in Sunset, taken from Adler Planetarium.  Credit:  Ahn Dihn.  License:  CC-BY NC 2.0  Flickr:

Chicago Skyline in Sunset, taken from Adler Planetarium. Credit: Ahn Dihn. License: CC-BY NC 2.0 Flickr:

This spring I was honored to receive an NCNMLG Professional Development Grant to partially fund my attendance at the 2014 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago during May.

This was the first time I have attended this meeting. By attending, I had hoped to learn more about what is happening in academic health sciences librarianship and make connections with librarians from other institutions. The experience surpassed my expectations. Continue reading