Category: Conferences and Events

Medical Education Grand Rounds on Cultural Competency on November 11-13

Kenyon Railey, MD, and Judy Seidenstein will lead the next Medical Education Grand Rounds from November 11 -13. The topic of the Grand Rounds will be “A Prescription for Cultural Competency in Resident Education: Are you up to date?” The Grand Rounds will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, noon on Wednesday, …

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JAMA Editor-In-Chief to Speak on October 27

Howard Bauchner, MD, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association, will deliver the lecture, “Guidelines, Cardiovascular Health and the Public,” on Monday, October 27 at 11:45 a.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center. All faculty and staff are invited to attend.

The Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting Coming November 2- 7

The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery are holding their combined annual scientific meeting from November 2 – 7 in Boston. The meeting will together the leading players in the field of obesity from world-renowned speakers, researchers and clinicians to educators, advocates, policymakers and practitioners. For more information, or to …

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Clinical Science Day is November 8

This year’s Clinical Science Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 8. This CME-accredited program brings together faculty staff trainees and students to celebrate clinical science research and encourage collaboration. This Clinical Science day will feature five School of Medicine faculty speakers, including Division Chief Ebony Boulware, MD. Read …

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Nursing School’s “Rethinking Health Disparities” Symposium on October 2

The Duke University School of Nursing will hold “Rethinking Health Disparities: Inclusivity in Research Design,” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 2 at room 1010 of 307 Trent Drive. Scheduled discussions include “Race, Stress and Obesity: The Affordances Framework for Understanding Overeating Among Black Women,” and “Universal Design of Research to Promote …

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Nabel to Head TedMed Talk on Wednesday

Join other faculty, staff and students to kick off the opening day of TedMed on the 4th floor of the Trent Semans Center of Wednesday, September 10 from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Speaker Elizabeth Nabel, MD President of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will share a personal story showing how the limits of knowledge can be …

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SoM New Faculty Orientation on October 9

The School of Medicine will hold its orientation for new faculty on Thursday, October 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This all-day event will include an introduction to the School of Medicine structure and key policies, information on academic integrity, and information on understanding appointments, promotion and tenure at Duke. To register, click here.

American Hospitalist Academy to be Held October 20-23 in Colorado

The sixth annual American Hospitalist Academy will be held from October 20-23 in Englewood, Colorado. This event provides academic hospitalists with scholarly and professional development skills, with a focus on: developing academic hospitalists as teachers and educational leaders enhancing awareness of quality improvement and patient safety work supporting academic promotion of attendees. For more information, …

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Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs to Present at August 29th’s Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, Aug. 29 at 8 a.m., will feature a special presentation by U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald. Secretary McDonald will present VA: A Higher Calling in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education. Nominated by President Obama as the eighth Secretary of …

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Session on Grant Writing for Health Professions Educators on August 28

Duke AHEAD is sponsoring a free session on grant writing for health professions educators on Thursday, August 28, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center. The event will provide educators with pearls and pointers on successful grant writing.  The hour-long interactive session will feature  mini-presentations by experts in …

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