Category: Conferences and Events

36th Annual SMDM Conference Coming in October

The 36th annual North American conference for the Society of Medical Decision Making (SMDM) will be held from October 18-22 in Miami, Florida. This year’s theme will be “Medical Decision Making Among Diverse Populations: Advancing Practice, Policy, and Science.” Attendees will gain a broad perspective on clinical practice, health policy, and decision science as it …

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Alzheimer’s Association Offering New Investigators Program

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering research funding for investigators who are less than 10 years past their doctoral degree. The program will allow newly independent investigators to develop preliminary or pilot data, to test procedures and to develop hypotheses. Up to $100,000 per year is available for up to two years. Letters of intent are …

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Presentation on Managing Your Online Reputation on August 22

On Friday, Aug. 22, there will be a free presentation, Manage Your Online Reputation, featuring healthcare social media expert Kevin Pho, MD Pho is a practicing board-certified internal medicine physician and a healthcare social media leader. He is co-author of the book, “Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.” …

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Payne to Head Informatics Research Seminar on August 20

Philip R. O. Payne, PhD, FACMI, will deliver the lecture, “Biomedical Informatics: A Vision for the Next 10 Years of Innovation” for the next Informatics Research Seminar from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, in Hock Auditorium of Hock Plaza. The lecture can also be streamed live from this address.   

MRRC Hosting Talk on Careers in Academic Medicine

The Department of Medicine’s Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee will host a presentation and dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Mon., June 16 in Duke North Room 1103. The guest speaker is Isaretta Riley, MD, a third-year fellow in Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Riley will present “Pursuing A Career in Academic Medicine.”

Webinar: Advances in Person-Centered Outcome Measurement on June 10

Northwestern University will hold a free webinar, “Advances in Person-Centered Outcome Measurement,” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10. The webinar will be broken into the following three segments: 10 a.m.- 11 a.m.: Overview of person-centered outcome instruments from PROMIS, Neuro-QOL, and NIH Toolbox – Nan Rothrock, PhD 11 a.m.-noon: Introduction to …

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Schwartz Center Rounds: “Dying in Shackles” on May 14

The next Schwartz Center Rounds, “Dying in Shackles: Caring for Prisoners at the End of Life,” will be held Wednesday, May 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in Duke North 2002. All are invited to attend. Schwartz Center Rounds is a monthly interdisciplinary conference that offers clinicians an opportunity to openly and honestly discuss social …

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SGIM Is This Week!

  The 37th annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine will be held this week. We hope to see you there! Practical Information: Download a program of events, or download a SGIM app for your android phone or your iPhone or iPad. Duke Presentations at SGIM: Several Duke faculty, fellows, and residents will present their work at SGIM …

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Send Us Your Updated CV!

The Division needs CVs for all faculty that are updated through December 2013 for our 2013 Annual Report. Please email your updated Duke CV to Harriet Ware at Download a sample Duke CV template.