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CAHSL Membership 2014-2015

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Spring Meeting & Program

The Spring meeting and program will be held on March 10, 2015, at the Middletown Library Service Center.

Executive Board Meeting Time:  8:30 - 9:00am

Meeting Time:  9:15 – 10:15am

Program Time:  10:30 – 12:00

Program Description: This panel of speakers will discuss three different takes on educational support. Topics will include distance and asynchronous education, instructional design, and patient/consumer education. The three panelists will each speak for 15-20 minutes, and time will be allotted at the end of the presentations for questions and/or group discussion.


Liz Brown, Instructional Technologist at Quinnipiac University

Lei Wang, Instructional Design Librarian at Cushing Whitney Medical Library

Kate Chermocha, Regional Librarian, East Region, Hartford HealthCare

For additional information, contact Jessica Kilham ( or Rachel Lerner (


December Meeting & Program

Date: Tuesday, December 2nd

Time: Executive Board 12-12:15; Lunch/General Meeting 12:30-1:45; Program 2-2:45

Location: Ristorante Luce, 287 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Price: $25/person for CAHSL Members, $40 for non-members

Lunch includes 2 family-style appetizers; Choice of Rigatoni Vodka, Pollo Gismonda, or Salmon; Dessert and coffee/tea

Program: Medical Humanities as a Teaching Tool 

Speaker: Jeanne LeVasseur, PhD and Professor of Nursing at Quinnipiac University, will discuss the use of literature in helping to humanize our understanding of patient care.  Resources for classes, book clubs and bereavement groups will be profiled with selected examples of discussion questions and writing activities.  


For more information, contact Jessica Kilham ( or Rachel Lerner (


June 2014 Meeting

CAHSL enjoyed the Annual Meeting at On the Rocks at Fox Hopyard in Haddam. Evelyn Morgan, Kenny Marone (both pictured below) and Pat Wales were awarded CAHSL Emeritus status.


Member News & Accomplishments

Thank you to the following CAHSL Members for their contributions to making our exhibit at the CLA conference a success!

Donna Belcinski

Lori Bradshaw

Linda Kaczmarczyk

Anne Marie Kaminsky

Jessica Kilham

Jen Martin

Brenda Wong

Kandace Yuen

A special thank you to Meredith Solomon at the NNLM/NER!


NAHSL Annual Meeting

October 19-October 21, 2014



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