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The Call for Requests for Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians and Rashes to Research: Scientists and Parents Confront the 1964 Rubella Epidemic is now open

Posted by on February 6th, 2020 Posted in: All Posts


All submissions must be received by February 28, 2020, 11:59pm, E.S.T.  An announcement of host sites will be made on April 13, 2020 by 5:00pm.

If you would like to host Rise, Serve,Lead! American’s Women Physicians and Rashes to Research: Scientists and Parents Confront the 1964 Rubella Epidemic, please complete a Call for Requests Response Form and submit your completed form to: NLMCallForRequestsSubmissions@mail.nlm.nih.gov by February 28, 2020, 11:59pm, E.S.T.

Each of these exhibitions consists of six graphic banners.  Rise, Serve, Lead! highlights the lives and achievements of women physicians who have made a difference through their medical practice and research, work as activists, service as administrators, and mentorship to the next generation of physicians.

Rashes to Research looks at the 1964 rubella epidemic, during which 20,000 children were born with serious heart, hearing, and vision problems related to rubella exposure during pregnancy. While the nation’s scientists rushed to create a vaccine and develop better screening tests, families faced difficult, complicated decisions about current and future pregnancies.

Find out about Exhibitions Connect through the NIH InFocus article at:   https://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/2019/07/11/exhibitions-connect-how-partners-bring-nlm-health-information-resources-to-communities-across-america/

To learn about our new Call for Requests process for hosting an NLM traveling banner exhibition, please visit our website at: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/booktraveling-exhibitionsconnect.html

You can find a curated collection of health information resources, training and promotional materials related to the Rise, Serve, Lead! and Rashes to Research exhibition, at the free-of-charge NLM/NNLM Moodle Course at https://nnlm.gov/user/login?moodle_url=true&destination=moodle.  An NNLM account is required for access along with the enrollment key “connect.”

 

 

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