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NEC Members Join Panel to Debate Future of ChatGPT

Posted by on February 25th, 2023 0 comments

Artificial intelligence technology ChatGPT has been making waves for its ability to generate human-like responses to a variety of prompts. The software sits at the center of both practical and ethical debates, one of which was recently held at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. “Let’s ChatGPT,” a hybrid discussion panel attended by nearly 1,000… Read More »

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Making a Difference: The Life and Legacy of Donald Lindberg

Posted by on September 23rd, 2022 0 comments

Dr. Lindberg’s incredible impact on biomedicine was recently celebrated during a day-long virtual scientific symposium, Science, Society, and the Legacy of Donald A.B. Lindberg MD. The symposium was co-sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) and provided an opportunity for a rich discussion by speakers… Read More »

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On Continuous Improvement

Posted by on June 24th, 2022 0 comments

Stumble, failure, mistake, bungle, blunder, miscalculation, misstep. These words may carry a negative tone, however mistakes regularly provide important opportunities to learn, adapt, try new strategies, and inspire positive action on our teams and in our work. I’m a huge college basketball fan and can’t help but associate legendary basketball coach John Wooden with the topic… Read More »

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Language Inclusiveness in Evaluation

Posted by on April 19th, 2022 0 comments

April is National Minority Health Month, and this is an excellent opportunity to think about mechanisms to strengthen inclusion and diversity in our evaluation practices across the NNLM. Language matters: it is the means to communicate with one another, how we learn about the world, how we express and structure our own needs, preferences, emotions,… Read More »

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Grow Your Evaluation Skills and Community Through the AEA

Posted by on February 20th, 2022 0 comments

Building your professional community and expanding your skills and knowledge are important areas of development for evaluators.  Professional organizations such as the American Evaluation Association (AEA)  can be an important conduit to growing one’s professional community, as well as skills and knowledgebase. Build your professional community The American Evaluation Association has thousands of members from across the… Read More »

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