Leah Zullig, Eric Peterson and Hayden Bosworth published a JAMA “Viewpoint” entitled, “Ingredients of Successful Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence” see piece here: Zullig et al Viewpoint. Congratulations!
The Southern Society of General Internal Medicine is inviting faculty members at the rank of assistant professor or above to participate as a Panel Mentor at this year’s regional meeting in New Orleans, February 20-22, 2014. Since its inception seven years ago, Panel Mentoring has been highly rated by attendees, and demand has grown for these sessions. When you attend the Southern SGIM meeting, we hope that you can give 1.5 hours (or more, if willing) of your time to be a mentor. You will be sharing your experience and giving advice to three SSGIM members (or associates) for 3 thirty minute sessions. If you are interested, please email Dr. Paul Chelminski (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Calvin Thigpen (email@example.com) by January 15, 2014.
Dr. Courtney Van Houtven’s work was will be featured at the “Workshop on the Economics of Long-Term Care” in Geneva, Switzerland, December 16-17, 2013, where she and her colleagues will also present on, “Informal Care and Caregiver’s Labor Market Outcomes in South Korea” during this workshop.
Dr. Courtney Van Houtven will present her work (jointly authored with Nina Sperber, Corrine Voils, Jillian Boles as well as colleagues from U. Chicago and U. Washington) at an Economics of Aging Interest Group Symposium, called “Insuring Risk for Long-term Services Need: Individual, Family and Public Approaches” at the Gerontological Society of America in New Orleans, November 22, 2013.
Dr. Hayden Bosworth delivered a key lecture at the European Society for Patient Adherence, Compliance, and Persistence Meeting in Budapest, Hungary Friday November 15, entitled “Translating efficacious adherence interventions into practice: challenges and solutions.”
Hayden Bosworth delivered an invited talk at Kidney Week (American Society of Nephrology) in Atlanta, GA on Thursday, November 7, entitled “physician factors and suboptimal BP control.”
Karen Steinhauser gave the opening plenary last week at the National Palliative Care Research Center Annual Retreat and Symposium on assessment and treatment of spiritual health, and recommendations on addressing gaps in the field – “Spirituality and Palliative Care: In Search of the God Particle”
James Tulsky gave the closing plenary session last week at the National Palliative Care Research Center Annual Retreat and Symposium on his body of work in communication research– “Behind Closed Doors: The Power of Words in the Medical Encounter”
Megan McVay’s abstract was judged to be “among the best in the field” and will be recognized among 10 winners in the Obesity Society’s Health Services Research Section. Their work will receive special recognition during Obesity Week, held in Atlanta from November 11-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Congratulations, Megan!
Corrine Voils’ abstract was judged to be “among the best in the field” and will be recognized among 10 winners in the Obesity Society’s Health Services Research Section. Their work will receive special recognition during Obesity Week, held in Atlanta from November 11-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Congratulations, Corrine!