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About the BTG Seminar Series

Overview


The BTG Seminar Series draws upon the expertise of participating community partners and academic health centers to address topics related to population health and care coordination. The sessions are designed to augment professional curricula in various content areas and to offer concrete strategies for addressing issues affecting vulnerable populations.

Eight seminars are held in the evening during the winter and spring months with dinner served beforehand. Preregistration is required. Students who wish to become BTG Clinical Scholars are required to attend six seminars. Eligible students may attend seminars at any time during their academic program, including their first year.

Pre-registration is required

Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m.
Presentation: 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.

2014-15 Schedule


September 22, 2014, Monday
Kate’s Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Welcoming Ex-Offenders Back into the Community Through the Lens of HIV
Joseph Metmowlee Garland, MD

October 20, 2014, Monday
Covenant House, 31 E. Armat St, 19144

Addressing Adolescent Risk: Building on Strength 
Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, and Covenant House Staff

November 6, 2014, Thursday
Kate’s Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Addressing the Health Issues of Transgender People
Rob Winn, MD, and Mazzoni Clinic Staff

December 3, 2014, Wednesday
Kate's Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Maintaining Frail Older Adults in the Community Using the PACE Model
Ingrid Sidirov. MSN, RN, Penn LIFE

January 14, 2015, Wednesday
Kate's Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Public Health In Philadelphia
James W. Buehler, MD

February 5, 2015, Thursday
Kate’s Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Harm Reduction 101
Jose Benitez, MSW, Prevention Point

February 26, 2015, Thursday
Kate's Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Introduction to Refugee Health
Marc Altshuler, MD

March 19, 2015, Thursday
Kate's Place, Project H.O.M.E., 1929 Sansom Street, 19103

Navigating Emergency Medical Assistance: Health Rights of the Uninsured
Vincent J. Zarro, MD, PhD, and Maripat Pileggi, JD

 

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