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  • Brown Obstetric Medicine Grand Rounds Download Brown Obstetric Medicine Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    September 2, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM “ECT in Pregnancy” Panel Discussion APC Building, 10th Floor Dermatology Conference Room Anthony Gallo, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Alpert Medical School at Brown University Carmen Monzon, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Alpert Medical School at Brown University Marshall Carpenter, MD Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology Tufts University School of Medicine Target Audience: Physicians, department members, & invited guests. Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:  Identify the risks and benefits of ECT, particularly during pregnancy  Recognize the difficulties in treating depression in the pregnant patient  Recognize the way ECT is performed in current practice The Miriam Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Miriam Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To request reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact The Miriam Hospital CME office at (401) 444-4260. Rhode Island Hospital Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • NSGP Seminar Series: Gilad Barnea Download NSGP Seminar Series: Gilad Barnea to my desktop calendar

    September 4, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM "The neural circuitry underlying olfactory perception" Sidney Frank Hall, Room 220 (Nathan Marcuvitz Auditorium) NSGP (Neuroscience Graduate Program), Dept: Neuroscience, Brain Science Program, Biology and Medicine, Departments
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds Download Pediatric Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    September 5, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Pediatric Grand Rounds is a weekly CME program for the Department of Pediatrics, including attending faculty, residents, fellows and medical students. George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • BME: PhD Thesis Defense Presentation by Eni Halilaj Download BME: PhD Thesis Defense Presentation by Eni Halilaj to my desktop calendar

    September 5, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eni Halilaj, PhD. Candidate in the BME Graduate Program, will present her PhD. Thesis Defense entitled " Image-Based Analysis of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Biomechanics in Health and Early Osteoarthritis" on Friday, September 5th, at 10 AM at Barus & Holley, 184 Hope Street, Room 190. All are welcome to attend. Barus & Holley, Room 190 Biology and Medicine, Thesis Defense
  • Global Health Lecture Series: Ebola Talk Download Global Health Lecture Series: Ebola Talk to my desktop calendar

    September 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Becky Reece, MD, Infectious Disease Fellow at Miriam Hospital will give a talk on ebola at the Alpert Medical School. http://brown.edu/initiatives/global-health/upcoming-events 222 Richmond Street, Room 170 Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Global Health Initiative, Lectures
  • Finding the Right Post-doc in the Sciences Download Finding the Right Post-doc in the Sciences to my desktop calendar

    September 8, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Join our faculty panel as they address thinking about and finding a post-doc that will position you for a career in life or physical sciences. Issues to be addressed include timing, knowing when you ready, how to find post-docs, and which ones are best for you. CareerLAB Graduate School, CareerLAB, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Dept: Engineering, Biology and Medicine, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Departments
  • Strategies and Resources, Non-academic Job Search for Doctoral Students Download Strategies and Resources, Non-academic Job Search for Doctoral Students to my desktop calendar

    September 8, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This workshop, geared to doctoral students seeking positions in government, business or non-profits, will address the job search process, timing the job search, finding opportunities, and using Brown's resources. If you are considering opportunities outside academia, this is the place to get started. CareerLAB Graduate School, CareerLAB, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Biology and Medicine, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Postdocs, Departments
  • Global Health Lecture Series Download Global Health Lecture Series to my desktop calendar

    September 10, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Eli Adashi, MD, MS, CPE, FACOG, an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Brown Alpert Medical School will give a lecture with medical student Honora Burnett, Class of '15, titled "President's Global Health Initiative: Are Women Being Served?" http://brown.edu/initiatives/global-health/upcoming-events Biomed Center, Room 291 (Eddy Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Global Health Initiative, Lectures
  • Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Download Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy to my desktop calendar

    September 10, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM This program is offered by the Rhode Island Department of Health Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline. REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 (Includes Parking and Refreshments) REGISTER ONLINE—PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ STATEMENT OF NEED Chronic pain is a major public health problem in the United States and has been estimated to affect up to a third of Americans. However, after a decade of standard setting and research on pain control, health care practitioner assessment and management of patient pain continues to be inadequate. Evidence-based guidelines emphasize thorough patient assessment, prompt recognition of patient pain, frequent monitoring, multimodal analgesic therapies, and patient input; yet, there are persistent gaps in clinicians’ knowledge and practice around key areas of chronic pain management. Additionally, rates of misuse and abuse of nonprescription medications have not abated over the past decade, resulting in addiction, drug poisoning, and overdose death. Despite these concerns, appropriate use of opioids can improve a patient’s quality of life. Thus, education on best practices for opioid safe use is critical for all clinicians managing patients with chronic pain. TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for health care professionals who prescribe ER/LA opioids. EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to: • Appropriately assess patients for the treatment of pain with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including analyzing risks versus potential benefits • Assess patient’s risk of abuse, including substance use and psychiatric history • Identify state and federal regulations on opioid prescribing • Incorporate strategies to effectively initiate therapy, modify dosing or discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics in patients with pain • Manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics • Incorporate effective counseling for patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics • Discuss general and product-specific drug information related to ER/LA opioid analgesics COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGMENT This activity is supported by an educational grant from The REMS Companies. SPEAKERS Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine and Health Services, Policy & Practice Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI Matthew J. Smith, MD, FAAPM&R Founding President | RI Pain Society Chair, East Greenwich Spine & Sports, Inc. | East Greenwich, RI ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education through the sponsorship of The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, The France Foundation, the Federation of State Medical Boards, the FSMB Foundation and the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics. The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION Physicians: The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education, through its accredited CME sponsor, the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics, has designated this live activity for a maximum of 3 AOA Category 2B credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Nurses who are certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) may utilize activities that are certified by ACCME-accredited providers toward their requirement for certification renewal by the ANCC. A certificate of attendance will be provided by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, an ACCME-accredited provider. http://med.brown.edu/cme/brouchure/REMS-September.pdf Alpert Medical Building, Lecture Hall 170 Medical School, Open to the Public, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Faculty, Staff, BioMed Faculty Affairs, BioMed: WIM, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: ColonRectal, AMS: Pediatric, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, AMS: Trauma, AMS: Urology, AMS: Anesthesiology, BioMed Division Calendars, BioMed: EmergencyMedicine
  • MMI Fall Seminar: Julie Magarian Blander, Ph.D. Download MMI Fall Seminar: Julie Magarian Blander, Ph.D. to my desktop calendar

    September 11, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM As part of the 2011 MMI Fall Seminar Series, Julie Magarian Blander, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Immunology Institute and Tisch Cancer Institute, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will be giving a lecture titled “Unexpected Functions of Phagocytes in the Response to Bacteria.” Hosted by Amanda Jamieson, Ph.D., this lecture will meet in Eddy Auditorium in Room 291 at the BioMedical Center, 171 Meeting Street. Refreshments will be served at 3:45pm. Biomed Center, Room 291 (Eddy Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, MMI, Seminars
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds Download Pediatric Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    September 12, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Pediatric Grand Rounds is a weekly CME program for the Department of Pediatrics, including attending faculty, residents, fellows and medical students. George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • Grant Writing Workshop Download Grant Writing Workshop to my desktop calendar

    September 12, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Chanelle Howe, PhD will be discussing the aims on an upcoming R21 resubmission The Miriam Hospital Biology and Medicine, AIDS
  • CFAR Research-In-Progress Seminar Download CFAR Research-In-Progress Seminar to my desktop calendar

    September 12, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Title: TBD Presented by: TBD The Miriam Hospital Biology and Medicine, AIDS
  • Finding a Faculty Position in the Sciences Download Finding a Faculty Position in the Sciences to my desktop calendar

    September 12, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join our faculty panel to get your questions answered about the search for a faculty position in the sciences. Issues to be addressed include timing, finding openings, deciding what to apply for, references, evaluating options, CVs and resumes, and how to stay sane throughout! CareerLAB Graduate School, CareerLAB, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Dept: Engineering, Biology and Medicine, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Postdocs, Departments
  • EEB Tuesday Seminar Series Download EEB Tuesday Seminar Series to my desktop calendar

    September 16, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Professor Andrew Spence Department of Bioengineering Temple University Talk Title: Gait, posture, pogo-sticks and newfangled neurogenetics: how do legged animals control their locomotion? Biomed Center, Room 291 (Eddy Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Dept: EEB, Seminars
  • Simulation as a Teaching Tool: Tips for Incorporating Simulation Into Clinical Settings Download Simulation as a Teaching Tool: Tips for Incorporating Simulation Into Clinical Settings to my desktop calendar

    September 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Program in Educational Faculty Development - Fall 2014 Series "Simulation as a Teaching Tool: Tips for Incorporating Simulation into Clinical Settings" 5:00–5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 5:30–7:00 pm Workshop Register Online: https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ There is no fee to attend these activities, but registration is required. Presenters: Linda L. Brown, MD, MSCE | Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine | Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Frank L. Overly, MD, FAAP | Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine | Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Program Description: Medical simulation has developed over the past twenty years as a tool to effectively and safely educate healthcare practitioners. However, “simulation” comes in many forms and does not always require access to specially equipped high-tech facilities. Simulation in its many forms offers real-time feedback on decisions and interventions in the form of changes in “patient” responsiveness, respiratory and cardiac exams, and vital signs. Through role play and interactions with standardized patients, trainees can also practice the critically important skills involved in effective, efficient and professional communication. This session will focus on the incorporation of low-tech simulation into a variety of clinical settings and will focus on the Core area of Clinical Teaching. Learning Objectives: 1. Briefly review the history of simulation 2. Describe how simulation is currently utilized in medical education with a focus on “debunking the myths” often associated with its use 3. Discuss how simulation may be utilized in its different forms, across a spectrum of settings Accreditation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. http://med.brown.edu/cme/brouchure/Educational-Faculty-Development.pdf Alpert Medical Building Medical School, Open to the Public, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Faculty, Staff, BioMed Faculty Affairs, BioMed: WIM, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: ColonRectal, AMS: Pediatric, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, AMS: Trauma, AMS: Urology, AMS: Anesthesiology, BioMed Division Calendars, BioMed: EmergencyMedicine
  • Partnership to Promote HPV Vaccination and Share Best Practices With The Provider Community Download Partnership to Promote HPV Vaccination and Share Best Practices With The Provider Community to my desktop calendar

    September 16, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave. Warwick RI, 02886 Program Description Rhode Island leads the nation in HPV vaccination, but is still far below the goals set by the Healthy People 2020 initiative. Patients and families are more likely to receive the HPV vaccine when a healthcare provider makes a strong recommendation; providers must be able to explain the effectiveness and safety of the HPV vaccine, modes of transmission and diseases caused by HPV, and address common concerns surrounding HPV vaccination. This conference will equip providers with information and tools necessary to address patient concerns and implement strategies to increase vaccination rates in RI. Other topics to be addressed include: efficacy and safety information, optimal timing for vaccination, common challenges for effective vaccination, strategies to increase the HPV rates within one’s own practice, and changes to the Rhode Island state school immunization requirements pertaining to HPV vaccine. Target Audience Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants) Educational Objectives At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to: 1. Apply strategies in practice to improve HPV immunization rates 2. Identify the strains that HPV vaccine protects against & the effectiveness of the vaccine in reducing HPV disease 3. Describe diseases caused by HPV 4. Understand and comply with current HPV vaccine requirements CME Accreditation With Commendation This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Physicians and Physician Assistants: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP Accreditation: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Registration Information There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. Dinner Options: Pesto Pasta with Chicken or Vegetarian Option. Register Online: https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ Collaborators American Academy of Pediatrics -- Rhode Island Chapter Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians Rhode Island Department of Health Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University http://med.brown.edu/cme/brouchure/HPV-Vaccination.pdf >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details Medical School, Open to the Public, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Dept: BRUNAP, Faculty, Staff, Parents, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: Pediatric, BioMed Division Calendars
  • MMI Fall Seminar: Christopher A. Hunter, B. Sc., Ph. D. Download MMI Fall Seminar: Christopher A. Hunter, B. Sc., Ph. D. to my desktop calendar

    September 18, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM As part of the 2014 MMI Fall Seminar Series, Christopher A. Hunter, B. Sc., Ph. D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Pennsylvania, will be giving a lecture with a title to be determined. Hosted by Laurent Brossay, Ph.D., this lecture will meet in Eddy Auditorium in Room 291 at the BioMedical Center, 171 Meeting Street. Refreshments will be served at 3:45pm. Biomed Center, Room 291 (Eddy Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, MMI, Seminars
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds Download Pediatric Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    September 19, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Pediatric Grand Rounds is a weekly CME program for the Department of Pediatrics, including attending faculty, residents, fellows and medical students. George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • Fourteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma Download Fourteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma to my desktop calendar

    September 21, 2014 7:00 AM - September 23, 2014 5:00 PM The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome invites you to attend the Fourteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma to be held in Denver, Colorado, USA in September, 2014. CONFERENCE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to: 1. Describe the most current information related to the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and after care of SBS/AHT. 2. Opportunities will be provided to analyze the most current information and best practices regarding the prevention of SBS/AHT. 3. Explain an extensive differential diagnostic process relevant to SBS/AHT that considers all aspects of the medical evaluation (i.e., clinical evaluation, clinical history, diagnostic and laboratory testing, evidence of cerebral trauma, evidence of ocular trauma, imaging studies, evidence of additional injuries, and, in the event of death, pathology and autopsy results) along with the importance of investigative information provided by relevant nonmedical sources CME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council or Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: Physicians - The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. http://www.dontshake.org/sbs.php?topNavID=5&subNavID=38 >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details Medical School, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Faculty, Staff, AMS: Pediatric, AMS: Trauma, BioMed Division Calendars
  • Brown Statistics Seminar - Meta-Analysis by Confidence Distribution – A Unified Approach and Beyond Download Brown Statistics Seminar - Meta-Analysis by Confidence Distribution – A Unified Approach and Beyond to my desktop calendar

    September 22, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Brown Statistics seminar Series Min-ge Xie, PhD Professor of Statistics Director, Office of Statistical Consulting Department of Statistics and Biostatistics Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey "Meta-Analysis by Confidence Distribution – A Unified Approach and Beyond" Meta-analysis is a powerful tool for synthesizing evidence from multiple studies for common hypotheses or parameters of interest. The use of meta-analysis methods has grown substantially in recent years, and new methodologies are being developed to counter ever-growing more complicated problems such as heterogeneity, network meta-analysis problems, among others. In the talk, we will first provide a review of several new meta-analysis methods developed recently using confidence distributions (CDs), which also includes a brief introduction of the CD concept and a CD-based unifying meta-analysis computing algorithm called “gmeta”. We will then present a concrete yet general multivariate meta-analysis approach for heterogeneous studies by using CDs. This approach only requires summary statistics of each study nevertheless it is shown to be asymptotically as efficient as the maximum likelihood approach using individual participant data (IPD) from all studies. Robustness issue is also explored. The method is illustrated by data simulated from a randomized clinical trials setting as well as by real data on aircraft landing performance. http://www.stat.brown.edu/Seminars.aspx 121 South Main, Room 245 Open to the Public, Audience, Dept: Applied Mathematics, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, PH-biostatistics, Departments, Seminars
  • EEB Tuesday Seminar Series Download EEB Tuesday Seminar Series to my desktop calendar

    September 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Asst.Professor Michael Desai Harvard University Talk Title: Adaptation and Epistasis in Experimental Budding Yeast Populations Biomed Center, Room 291 (Eddy Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Dept: EEB, Seminars
  • The Richard B. Millward Colloquium Download The Richard B. Millward Colloquium to my desktop calendar

    September 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Speaker: Sharon L. Thompson-Schill, University of Pennsylvania. Title: Costs and benefits of cognitive control Abstract: Prefrontal cortex is a key component of a system that enables us to regulate our thoughts, behaviors and emotions, and impairments in all of these domains can readily be observed when this cognitive control system is compromised. Here, I explore a somewhat less intuitive hypothesis, namely that cognitive control has costs, as well as benefits, for cognition. I will provide evidence from several experiments in which we manipulated frontally-mediated cognitive control processes using noninvasive brain stimulation (transcranial direct current stimulation; TDCS) of prefrontal cortex and observed the consequences for different aspects of cognition. Using this experimental methodology, we demonstrate the costs and benefits of cognitive control for categorization, language production, learning, and creative problem solving. I will suggest that this framework for thinking about cognitive control has important implications for our understanding of cognition in children prior to maturation of prefrontal cortex. http://www.brown.edu/Departments/CLPS/events Metcalf Research Laboratory, Room 101, Friedman Auditorium Colloquia, Open to the Public, Dept: CLPS, First Years, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, For Masters candidates only, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Brain Science Program, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Departments
  • 12th Annual 'Advances in Inflammation Research' Symposium Download 12th Annual 'Advances in Inflammation Research' Symposium to my desktop calendar

    September 25, 2014 - September 26, 2014 all day The Division of Surgical Research and the Department of Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University invites you to attend the 12th Annual "Advances in Inflammation Research" Symposium on September 25 & 26, 2014. The objective of this conference is to provide a forum for the discussion of cutting edge research in trauma and inflammation between a distinguished panel of speakers and members of the Division of Surgical Research and faculty from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Symposium locations, times and speakers can be found on the event website or by sending an email to Pyoung1@lifespan.org. http://www.brown.edu/academics/medical/about/departments/surgery/research/seminars-conferences/research-symposium >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details SurgicalResearch, Surgery, Open to the Public, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, MCB Graduate Program, MMI, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Faculty, Symposium, Dept: MPPB, Postdocs, BioMed Faculty Affairs, BioMed: PathoGrad, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: ColonRectal, AMS: Pediatric, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, AMS: Trauma, AMS: Urology, AMS: Anesthesiology, BioMed Division Calendars, BioMed: Pathology, MedFamilyWeekend, Seminars
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds Download Pediatric Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    September 26, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Pediatric Grand Rounds is a weekly CME program for the Department of Pediatrics, including attending faculty, residents, fellows and medical students. George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • CFAR Research-In-Progress Seminar Download CFAR Research-In-Progress Seminar to my desktop calendar

    September 26, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Title: HPV Presented by: E. Milu Kojic, MD The Miriam Hospital Biology and Medicine, AIDS
  • Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Download Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy to my desktop calendar

    September 27, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM This program is offered by the Rhode Island Department of Health Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline. REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 (Includes Parking and Refreshments) REGISTER ONLINE—PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ STATEMENT OF NEED Chronic pain is a major public health problem in the United States and has been estimated to affect up to a third of Americans. However, after a decade of standard setting and research on pain control, health care practitioner assessment and management of patient pain continues to be inadequate. Evidence-based guidelines emphasize thorough patient assessment, prompt recognition of patient pain, frequent monitoring, multimodal analgesic therapies, and patient input; yet, there are persistent gaps in clinicians’ knowledge and practice around key areas of chronic pain management. Additionally, rates of misuse and abuse of nonprescription medications have not abated over the past decade, resulting in addiction, drug poisoning, and overdose death. Despite these concerns, appropriate use of opioids can improve a patient’s quality of life. Thus, education on best practices for opioid safe use is critical for all clinicians managing patients with chronic pain. TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for health care professionals who prescribe ER/LA opioids. EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to: • Appropriately assess patients for the treatment of pain with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including analyzing risks versus potential benefits • Assess patient’s risk of abuse, including substance use and psychiatric history • Identify state and federal regulations on opioid prescribing • Incorporate strategies to effectively initiate therapy, modify dosing or discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics in patients with pain • Manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics • Incorporate effective counseling for patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics • Discuss general and product-specific drug information related to ER/LA opioid analgesics COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGMENT This activity is supported by an educational grant from The REMS Companies. SPEAKERS Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine and Health Services, Policy & Practice | Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI Matthew J. Smith, MD, FAAPM&R Founding President | RI Pain Society Chair, East Greenwich Spine & Sports, Inc. | East Greenwich, RI ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education through the sponsorship of The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, The France Foundation, the Federation of State Medical Boards, the FSMB Foundation and the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics. The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION Physicians: The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education, through its accredited CME sponsor, the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics, has designated this live activity for a maximum of 3 AOA Category 2B credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Nurses who are certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) may utilize activities that are certified by ACCME-accredited providers toward their requirement for certification renewal by the ANCC. A certificate of attendance will be provided by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, an ACCME-accredited provider. http://med.brown.edu/cme/brouchure/REMS-September.pdf Alpert Medical Building, Lecture Hall 170 Medical School, Open to the Public, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Faculty, Staff, BioMed Faculty Affairs, BioMed: WIM, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: ColonRectal, AMS: Pediatric, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, AMS: Trauma, AMS: Urology, AMS: Anesthesiology, BioMed Division Calendars, BioMed: EmergencyMedicine