Category Archives: Awards and Recognition


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

EBM in the Mile-high City, by Peggy Makie

If evidence-based medicine was to be compared to a fashion show, the Institute for Evidence-based Practice for Medical Librarians would be its “Fashion Week.” Down its runway tailored study designs and structured clinical questions went on display for the 37 participants to review and critique. The Institute, in its seventh year, has a new home at the University of Colorado in Denver.  I was able to attend this year with the help of an NCNMLG professional development grant.
EBP Pyramid

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Ysabel Bertolucci Professional Excellence Award

Marcus Banks receiving the Ysabel Bertolucci's Award

Marcus Banks receiving the Ysabel Bertolucci’s Professional Excellence Award

It’s getting to be that time of year when we turn our clocks back and try to get as much done during the daylight hours. It’s also the time of year to gather with family and friends, including fellow medical librarians. We had our second business meeting at Kaiser in Oakland on September 30th . Thank you to Raquel Abad and Suzanne Beattie for arranging the location. We had much to discuss, but the main event was the presentation of the Ysabel Bertolucci Professional Excellence Award. Formerly known a Continue reading