Category: Conferences and Events

Recap: Wine & Cheese + Posters Event

19 posters displayed, lots of your colleagues present, and lots of chatter. Read all about it… If you came you were able to meet a new hospitalist who’s also the IRB representative for GIM, Neil Stafford, shake hands with a new faculty candidate, Dr. Nia Mitchell, figure out who’s Shelby Reed and who’s Reed Johnson, and by the …

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Interested in primary care research?

If so, you have kindred spirits in two places: (1) in the “North American Primary Care Research Group” and (2) locally, within the “North Carolina Network Consortium”. First, the North American Primary Care Research Group (NA PCRG) comprises 100+ practice-based research networks (PBRNs), offering opportunities primarily in the form of conferences, newsletters, funding announcements and …

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Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation Coming to DC in December

The 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation will be held from December 14-15 in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s conference will be Optimizing Personal and Population Health. This conference, which is accepting abstracts until August 20, promotes and evaluate strategies for integrating evidence-based approaches into clinical and diverse community …

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Duke Science and Society Offering Fall Fellowship in Communication in Medicine and Science

Duke Science and Society is offering its SciComm Fellows Program once again in 2015. This program helps faculty and postdocs to develop communication skills and put those skills into action. Participants will explore the benefits of communicating science; develop speaking, writing, and storytelling practices for diverse audiences, learn to answer difficult and controversial questions from …

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Duke AHEAD Offering Interdisciplinary Workshop Series on Precision Medicine

The Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (Duke AHEAD) is offering an interdisciplinary collaborative workshop series that will provide knowledge and skills essential to practicing precision medicine. The six-session series will run on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Duke Medical Pavilion starting August 25. CME credit will be …

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SoM Faculty Development Releases Upcoming Event Schedule for Summer

The School of Medicine Office for Faculty Development is offering several upcoming events on a monthly basis. Subjects of these seminars range from building effective scientific presentation skills to writing winning grants. Read the full summer schedule.

 DOCK Holding Third Annual Symposium on June 25

The Duke O’Brien Center for Kidney Research (DOCK) will hold its third annual DOCK Symposium from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center. Speakers include Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Julia Scialla, MD, and Chris Newgard PhD. Register, or read the full agenda.

Department of Medicine Book Club Discussing Henrietta Lacks on June 22

The next meeting of the Department of Medicine Book Club will be held on Monday, June 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Searle Center Faculty Lounge. This time the club will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a book that has won enormous praise, both from book critics and several members …

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CKD Clinical and Health Policy Research Interest Group Posts Spring Speaker List

The Chronic Kidney Disease Research Interest Group has posted its scheduled speaker list for spring 2015. The Interest Group, hosted by the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Nephrology, meets every other Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. in room 4107 of the DCRI building. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. The spring …

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SGIM is This Week

The 38th annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine is this week. If you’re attending, and you haven’t already, check out our SGIM 2015 Duke Itinerary and RSVP for the division happy hour. And whether you’ll be in Toronto, Durham, or anywhere in between, be sure to brush up on your Twitter skills and follow the conference on …

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