Archive for May, 2010:
HeSCA’s newsletter, Feedback Issue 37, is now available – enjoy!
Another year, another great opportunity for a member of HeSCA to attend the IMI Annual
Conference in the UK – entries for the IMIHEP Award are now being accepted! The successful candidate of this fabulous award will receive:
• Full registration at the conference
• Two nights accommodation
• A travel award with a value of up to $1000!
The IMI conference, on September 23‐25 this year, has a jam‐packed schedule including:
• A Keynote address and 2‐day scientific program
• A full day of Workshops
• An extensive Trade Show
• Annual Banquet and Awards Dinner
If you would like to be considered for this Exchange Program, complete this application form and send to Ron Sokolowski at the address below, no later than June 30, 2010. The HeSCA Board of Directors will select the winning entry and the successful applicant will be informed by July 10 2010.
Any queries should be forwarded to the HeSCA Central Office:
Health and Science Communications Association
39 Wedgewood Drive, Suite A
Jewett City, CT. 06351 USA
The Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI) has announced that this year’s winner of the IMI/HeSCA exchange award is Lynsey Searle. Lynsey works as a clinical photographer at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesborough.
The award will pay for Lynsey to attend the Revolutionary Ideas in BioCommunications conference in Boston, MA from 2-6 June. The award includes flights and accommodation – a fantastic prize worth over £1000. Well done Lynsey, we look forward to meeting you!
HeSCA is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Boston University¹s Metropolitan College (BU MET). Our Preferred Educational Partnership with BU MET entitles HeSCA members to a 5% tuition discount on all programs. BU MET is one of seventeen schools and colleges that make up Boston University and offers extended education for working professionals.
MET offers over 60 online and on-campus degree and certificate programs, including a Master of Science in Health Communication as well as degrees or certificates in Information Technology, Web Application Development, and various Management specialties (including Project Management and Marketing).
BU MET¹s internationally-recognized faculty combine excellent teaching skills with years of professional experience to make your education relevant to real-life issues in your field.
For a more complete list of courses, degrees and certificates offered, please see
For further information please contact:
Holly C. Adorno
Manager, Student & Corporate Outreach
Boston University Metropolitan College & Extended Education
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room B4
Boston, MA 02215
Office: (617) 353-6001
Fax: (617) 353-2744