The Department of Community and Family Medicine, along with the The Jared Haft Goldstein Memorial Fund, is hosting its third annual Community Health Engagement Day from 1:15 to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Bryan Center. The event highlights community partnerships, research and service projects.
The keynote speaker will be Vivek Murthy, M.D., MBA, president and co-founder of Doctors for America. Dr. Murthy will speak about the critical public health challenges facing the country and how we can meet these challenges using 21st century strategies, technology and partnerships. The welcome and keynote lecture begins at 1:15 p.m. in Reynolds Theater.
Duke School of Medicine and School of Nursing students, residents and faculty will present posters showcasing their research and service in areas such as health education in Durham schools and youth homes, dementia care and therapy, accessibility of healthful foods in Durham, providing care for refugees, and much more.
Poster presentations will be from 1:50 to 3:50 p.m. in three locations at the Bryan Center: the upper level outside the Duke University Box Office and the Reynolds Theater, the first floor Garden Level, and the Von Canon Room also on the Garden Level.
The following academic and community partners will have exhibits: School of Nursing; Duke Family Medicine Residency program; the Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership program; Duke Pediatrics Residency Program; The Practical Playbook: Public Health and Primary Care Together; El Centro Hispano; Duke’s LIVE FOR LIFE Employee Occupational and Wellness program; the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship; Healing with CAARE; Alzheimer’s, North Carolina; Housing for New Hope; Mental Health–IP Group; and Enroll America.