Category: Conferences and Events

Healthcare Informatics Panel Presentation Coming April 22

The Office of Graduate Medical Education will host a panel discussion on healthcare informatics on Wednesday, April 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center. This final entry in the 2014-2015 Health Policy Lecture Series will promote exposure to timely and critical health policy topics and promote interactions …

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Theater Delta Coming to Duke SoM in May

Theater Delta, an academic acting troupe, has developed two new interactive theater performances for the Duke School of Medicine to be performed on May 14, 2015. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. The first performance will use Interactive Theater to promote dialogue and solutions around mentorship in academic medicine. The other performance will examine …

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Agrawal Speaks on Reducing CMS Costs on April 29

Shantanu Agrawal, MD, deputy administrator for program integrity and director of the center for program integrity at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will deliver the lecture “Bending the Cost Curve at CMS” at the Duke Hospital Lecture Hall (room 2001) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29. Refreshments will …

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CLIC in Carolina Conference Coming in October

The Duke University and UNC-Asheville Schools of Medicine are hosting the Consortium for Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) 2015 conference, which will be held from October 4-8, 2015. This international conference will engage, inspire, and transform the movement of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LICs) in medical education. All administrators, clinician educators, and students are invited to attend. …

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“Population Health: An Informal Conversation with National Leaders” Event Coming April 20

Duke Community and Family Medicine will host “Population Health: An Informal Conversation with National Leaders” from 5 to 6 p.m. April 20 in the Learning Hall of the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education. Please RSVP by April 15 by caling 919-613-9612 or emailing if you plan to attend. In this event, national …

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IM Book Club: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down on March 25

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the next meeting of the Internal Medicine book club, which will meet Wednesday, March 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Searle Center faculty lounge. This month, the book club is reading Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, which covers the a …

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Medical Informatics World Conference Coming to Boston this May

The third annual Medical Informatics World Conference will be held in Boston from May 4-5. This conference will bring together thought leaders from the payer, provider and pharma communities for cutting-edge discussions on the evolving patient empowerment and engagement movement. The theme of this year’s conference is “Transforming Care Delivery Models with IT Innovation.” The …

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2015 NAPCRG PBRN Conference Calling for Papers

The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) is calling for papers for its 2015 Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) conference. This year’s conference, which will be held June 29-30 in Bethesda, MD, will focus on all aspects of engagement. Submissions are due March 16 and should address diverse topics of interest to patients, caregivers, patient …

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Cardiology and Sudden Death in Athletes Summit Coming March 28

The Duke Heart Center will hold its second annual Duke Sports Cardiology and Sudden Death in Athletes Summit on Saturday, March 28, from 7 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. in the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham. The ACCME-accredited program will offer 7.5 hours of CME credits. Read more about the program.

Registration Open for “Stronger Together” Women’s Health Event on April 15

Registration is now open for “Stronger Together,” an interprofessional continuing education course that will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Raleigh Hilton on Saturday, April 11. With a focus on menopause, sexuality and women’s health, this all-day event will feature case-based discussions on evaluating and managing midlife women who frequently struggle …

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