A weekly in depth discussion of two pre-selected relevant recent publications from the biomedical literature
Global Mental Health and Ethics Module Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PHD Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor Medical Ethics and Health Policy Department Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania “Health Care Reform and The Future of American Medicine”
Location: Perelman West Building, 1st Floor - Rubenstein Auditorium (TRC)
Ann Hochschild, Ph.D., (Harvard), "Bacteria-based tools for studying prions and amyloid formation"
1:00pm - 3:00pm in 252 BRB II/III
Determinants of cellular sensitivity to EGFR inhibition
Community Engagement Seminar Series
Please RSVP by Monday, January 14th!
Using Community-Engaged Research to Build Higher Value Healthcare for Vulnerable Patients
Shreya Kangovi, MD
Veterans Affairs Special Fellow
Thursday, January 17th
11-146ABSmilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Blvd, Bldg 421
Located on Civic Center Blvd, the Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR) is a quick 5-7 minute walk from Blockley Hall and the Biomedical Research Building.SCTR shares the same entrance with the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and Roberts Proton Therapy Center.The seminar will be held in the 11th floor conference room.
Join us as Dr. Shreya Kangovi talks about her work to develop and evaluate a novel intervention, in which community health workers (CHWs) provide structured support to help patients set and achieve patient-driven health goals.
Dr. Shreya Kangovi is an internist, pediatrician and Veterans Affairs Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar who studies the comparative effectiveness of community health worker-based interventions (CHWs) on patient-centered health outcomes, healthcare disparities and healthcare utilization. Dr. Kangovi is the founding director of the Penn Center for CHWs, a community-academic hospital partnership designed to support CHW implementation and research.
To RSVP, click here! Please RSVP by Monday, January 14th.
Sponsored by Center for Health Behavior Research & Community Engagement & Research (CEAR) Core ofthe UPENN CTSA
“Patient Adherence to Pharmaceutical Treatments for COPD: Should We Care?”
David H. Au, MD, MS Professor Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine University of Washington
In this Career Services workshop, we'll look at networking, why social media has become so popular for building a network and how graduate students can utilize the online platforms in a professional way. We'll review how to utilize these tools in a way the suits your needs, with an emphasis on LinkedIn, and look at best practices. You just might leave a believer in social media as a resource for your search and professional development. No sign-ups are required to attend.
Speaker: Christopher Bradfield, PhD Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Oncology
Mentor: Dr. Youhai Chen
Location: Class of '62, JMB
Mathias Basner MD, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Sleep and Chronobiology in Psychiatry