sutures newsletter

PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY September 2014 | Archived Issues

P and T Approvals, Changes for Hydrocodone, Tramadol

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the Aug. 5 meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is more strictly controlling hydrocodone combination products, and more details are available about tramadol's new status as a controlled substance.


Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

Click the "read more" to see information about upcoming Surgery Grand Rounds.


Grand Rounds

Click here to view a schedule of all upcoming grand rounds.


Educational Schedule

Click the PDF link below to see the Department of Surgery's educational schedule.

Educational Schedule - September 2014 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

Click the "read more" for hours and contact information for surgery scheduling.

Share Your News

Know an interesting colleague we should profile? A story we should tell? Submit your ideas, meetings and events for consideration.

Click here to submit your news to Sutures

Keeping Work-Related Email in Its Place

Americans spend a lot of time on work-related email, and not just at the office — according to this article in the New York Times, many check it before they get out of bed in the morning, at dinner and well into the evening. Limiting workplace email seems radical, but as the article points out, it's a trend in Germany, and some U.S. companies have followed suit. The sky hasn't fallen. In fact, the change turns out to be surprisingly manageable.

End the Tyranny of 24/7 Email (New York Times, Aug. 28)