Category: Professional Opportunities

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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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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CRTP Accepting Applications for 2015-2016

The Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. This program of the Duke University School of Medicine provides academic training in the quantitative and methodological principles of clinical research. The application deadline is May 15, with registration for classes beginning in July. For more information, download the CRTP brochure …

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University of Michigan Offering Courses in Survey Research Techniques this Summer

The University of Michigan’s 68th annual Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques is offering courses from the Michigan Program in Survey Methodology, from June 1 – July 24. These courses, which cover topics such as combining qualitative and quantitative methods, sata collection methods, and survey techniques, can be used to pursue a doctorate, master of …

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Primary Care Clinicians Needed for Quality Improvement Activity

Physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are needed to review and field test an interactive quality-improvement activity currently under development. The review of the module content would begin in February 2015, with field testing of the module occurring later in the spring; these activities would require approximately 12-15 hours to complete. The model is being …

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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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CSDS Offering Free Training and Mentoring Program in Stroke Disparities

The Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions (CSDS) is offering free training and mentoring programs for junior faculty interested in stroke-related disparities. The two-week program will be held this summer in New York City, with resources and faculty from both NYU Langone Medical Center and Columbia University Medical Center; funding for travel and accommodations will be available. …

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