Category: Conferences and Events

Free Population Health Training Webinar Series Starts February 17

The Department of Community and Family Medicine is holding a series of free training webinars in Population Health Training. The AAMC/CDC/Fullerton Sponsored Population Health Training Webinars will serve as a platform for leaders on the forefront of the population health movement to share how they are incorporating population health into their practice and into their …

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Duke Health Disparities Research Colloquium Coming in April

Faculty, fellows, students and staff are invited to attend the Duke Health Disparities Research Colloquium, which will be held April 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Searle Center. The colloquium will include keynote addresses from Yvonne Maddox, acting director of NIHMD; Ebony Boulware, MD, chief of the Duke Division of General Internal …

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Abstracts for APHA Annual Meeting Due This Week

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting are due this week. Submission deadlines range from Feb. 9-13, depending on topic area. The 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the APHA will be held Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, in Chicago. The theme of this year’s meeting will …

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Medical Education Grand Rounds: Reconciling Patient Safety, the EMR and Education

Jane Gagliardi, MD, will discuss reconciling patient safety, electronic medical records and education for residents and medical students for this week’s Medical Education Grand Rounds. Dr. Gagliardi will present at the Duke Medicine Pavillion Conference Room 2W96 on: Tuesday, February 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, February 4, from noon to 1 p.m.; and Thursday, …

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ORS Offering Workshops on Finding Funding on February 17

The Office of Research Support is offering free workshops to help Duke faculty, fellows, students and staff obtain funding on February 17 and March 17. The classes will focus on learning how to search for funding using Duke’s subscription to COS Pivot, including how to make an account, update your profile and plan a search …

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SoM Offering Faculty Portrait Opportunity on February 3

The School of Medicine is scheduling a profile portrait day on Tuesday, February 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from noon -2 p.m. In Duke Medicine Pavilion Room 2W93. To schedule an appointment, email Elizabeth McCamic at

Holt to Read A Doctor’s Stories on February 3

Physician and author Terrence Holt, MD, PhD, will present and read from his new book, Internal Medicine: A Doctor’s Stories, from noon-1 p.m, on Tuesday February 3, in the Duke Hospital Lecture Hall (room 2002). The event is part of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine; lunch will be provided. The …

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New Conference on Medication Adherence Accepting Abstracts–Deadline January 30

Abstracts are now being accepted for the inaugural Pittsburgh Conference on the Science of Medication Adherence. This conference, which will be held June 2-3 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will address the science of adherence measurement, focusing on improving the validity and reliability of medication adherence measurement. Abstracts are due by January 30. Read more. 

NC, ACP Annual Scientific Session Coming February 13-14

Registration is now open for the 2015 Scientific Session of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NC, ACP). This meeting, which will be held February 13-14 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, is designed for general and subspecialty internists, family physicians, fellows in subspecialty training, allied health practitioners, residents, and …

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AMIA Webinar: NICHD’s Clinical Trials Database on January 9

The American Medical Informatics Association’s Clinical Translational Science Community (CTS-AMIA) is offering  “NICHD’s Clinical Trials Database,” a free webinar for members on January 9 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CTS-AMIA is a community of practice and research for translational informaticians and researchers specifically professionals associated with CTSA and CTSI sites. It provides a forum …

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