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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY December 2016 | Archived Issues

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

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Education Schedule - December 2016 (PDF)

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Surgery Scheduling

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Human Rights Activist to Speak at King Day Celebration

MLK Tutu Naomi

Nontombi Naomi Tutu

Human rights activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16.

All employees, physicians, visitors and patients are welcome to attend the event, which runs from noon to 1 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. A limited number of free boxed lunches will be available at 11:45 a.m.

A special musical performance by Chuck Wansley After Hours will conclude the program.

The third child of Archbishop Desmond and Nomalizo Tutu, Nontombi Naomi Tutu is a development consultant in West Africa and a coordinator for programs on race, gender and gender-based violence in education at the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town. The challenges of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa helped shape Tutu’s life as an activist and as a champion of human dignity.

Tutu has also taught at the University of Hartford, University of Connecticut and Brevard College in North Carolina. The founder of Nozizwe Consulting, she brings different groups together to learn from each other and celebrate their shared humanity.

Chuck Wansley is a world-class singer, bandleader and musician. He blends elements of blues and soul music into his jazz repertoire that honors American jazz greats including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole and Joe Williams.

Wansley attended the Berklee School of Music in Boston. He has worked with legendary artists including David Foster, Poncho Sanchez, Mary Wells, Richard Marx, Frankie Beverly & Maze and Phyllis Hyman. Chuck also teaches jazz vocals and stage performance at the Mezinarodni Conservatory in Prague, and conducts frequent jazz workshops and clinics in the United States, Japan and Europe.