Each year the University of Texas Medical Branch provides a Data Reference Card, a UTMB by the numbers if you will. Some of those numbers for fiscal year 2017, which ended Aug. 31 are:
Total number of employees, including residents, fellows, post-docs — 13,212
Number of babies delivered — 6,408
Emergency Department visits — 79,289
Number of clinic locations — 77
Outpatient encounters — 1,073,637
Outpatient surgery cases — 15,204
Total number of hospitals beds — 681
Inpatient surgery cases — 6,449
Number of students in four schools — 3,302
Gender breakdown of all students — 2,288 female and 1,014 male
Total number of graduates from four schools — 1,189 (School of Nursing, 525; School of Health Professions, 370; School of Medicine 220; and Graduate School of Biomedical sciences, 64).
PAYNE TO TALK ABOUT
WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Shelley M. Payne, associate dean for faculty affairs and a professor in the department of molecular genetics and microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin, will make a presentation “Women in Science: The (Winding) Road to Success” at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the William C. Levin Hall on the Galveston campus. For information, call Erin Ortiz at 409-772-4762.
The event is sponsored by the Chief Research Officer, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development and the Academy of Research Mentors.
BHOJANI NAMED AN
Maribel Bhojani, a clinical educator at UTMB, was recognized by the Texas Nurses Association as a top 20 Outstanding Nurse of 2017 for her contributions to the profession. She received an award at the 27th annual Nursing Celebration, hosted by the Texas Nurses Association, District 9, in Houston.
Eighty-three “Hurricane Heroes” also were honored for their heroic efforts during Hurricane Harvey, including UTMB’s Shelia Bationo, Jeramie Cummings, Jason Garner, Michele Grace, Meredith Hartzog, Alex Jimenez, Dora Kuntz, Paula Strangeland and Scott Woodby.
EUBANK AND BROWN ON FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
UTMB Correctional Managed Care employees Gary Eubank, chief nursing officer, and Paul Brown, Region 3 director of nursing, co-wrote several chapters in the fourth edition of the book “Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar.”
The book addresses the financial management issues faced by nurse leaders in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient clinics and home care.