April 21, 2003


CME conference on child, sexual abuse
Continuing Medical Education and the Jane Fonda Center are cosponsoring a physician conference on child and sexual abuse, April 25 at the Sheraton Buckhead Hotel.

The event will feature lectures on how to recognize signs of abuse, as well as workshops on topics such as dealing with adolescent sexual issues, “Brittle Bones: Differential Diagnosis,” sexually transmitted diseases and recent research findings.

The course is worth a maximum of 7.5 CME credits. Tuition of $69 includes continental breakfast, lunch and course materials. For more information, call 404-727-5695.

Mileage reimbursement increased
The Office of Finance and Bursar announced last week that the University’s business mileage reimbursement rate has been increased to 36 cents per mile (up from 34 cents per mile).

The rate is established based on a periodic review. This change is effective for all travel occurring on or after April 15.

Film tells story of Polish deportation
The 2000 film A Forgotten Odyssey, which details the deportation of more than 1.7 million Polish citizens to labor camps in Siberia and Kazakhstan during World War II, will be screened in White Hall 207, Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public.

The 52-minute documentary was written and produced by Jagna Wright, a London-based Polish filmmaker. The film is in English and Polish with English subtitles.

April 22 is Earth Day
Emory will hold its annual Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the Dobbs Center.

To find out more, call 404-727-9504.