5 things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU

5 things you need to know this week

By Life@TheU
A weekly series designed to highlight events, benefits, perks, and items of interest for University of Miami faculty and staff.

Review vaccination requirements.
Faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows on the Coral Gables and Marine campuses are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021-22 academic year, subject to certain exceptions, including medical and religious exemptions. As previously communicated, employees should receive their final vaccine dose by Aug. 1 to be fully vaccinated by the start of the fall term. Get details, including how to upload your vaccine documentation, instructions for exemptions, and answers to frequently asked questions. UHealth and Miller School of medicine employees should continue to check UMedInsider for updates.

Get your child’s sports, school, and camp physicals. 
Available now through Friday, Sept. 10.
For a limited time only, UHealth Clinic at Walgreens is offering sports, school, and camp physicals for $30. Physical exams are available at 14 convenient locations throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Visit UHealthClinics.com or call 888-689-8648 to make an appointment.

Share what’s on your reading list. 
Life@TheU wants to know. With summer wrapping up, we’re curating a list of recommended books to share with the University community, and we’d love your help. Complete this short form to submit your title recommendations. For more information, contact our team at lifeattheu@miami.edu.

Discover expert tips for productivity. 
Available online.
Take advantage of a number of courses available on LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new professional skills and advance your career. During a 30-minute session, world-renowned productivity and time management expert, David Allen, walks you through his five-step process for getting things done. Stay on top of your work and avoid feeling buried by it, while carving out space in your life to do more meaningful things. Register now on ULearn to pick up tips on how to capture, clarify, organize, reflect, and engage with demanding tasks that are usurping all your attention, and come away with a clear head and a clear focus.

Find information, resources for the disability community. 
Available online.
In honor of the 31st anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act, or ADA, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Mailman Center for Child Development launched ACCESS Miami, a one-stop information and resource hub for the disability community. The project is a collaboration between the Mailman Center, the Center for Interdependent Living, the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and Nothing About Us Without Us, Inc.