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  • BME PhD Thesis Defense by Mary Machado Download BME PhD Thesis Defense by Mary Machado to my desktop calendar

    May 26, 2016 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Please join the BME Graduate Program for the final examination of Mary Machado for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on Thursday, May 26th. The candidate will present herself for examination on the dissertation entitled "Dynamic Airway Analysis of Nanomodified Endotracheal Tubes: Improved Antimicrobial Properties". This thesis defense will be held at Sidney Frank Hall, 185 Meeting Street, Marcuvitz Auditorium Room 220 at 8:30 AM. Sidney Frank Hall, Room 220 (Nathan Marcuvitz Auditorium) Biology and Medicine, Thesis Defense
  • Live Webcast: Data Lifecycle Management in a Clinical Environment: The Role of High Performing Clinical Teams in Health Information Technology Download Live Webcast: Data Lifecycle Management in a Clinical Environment: The Role of High Performing Clinical Teams in Health Information Technology to my desktop calendar

    May 26, 2016 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Chronic Care and Disease Management Program Presents: Data Lifecycle Management in a Clinical Environment: The Role of High Performing Clinical Teams in Health Information Technology Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 8:30–9:30 am RI Department of Health Auditorium | 3 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI Guest Speakers Adrian Bishop Senior Director of eHealth & Organizational Development Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. | Sudbury, MA Emily Eagle Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. | Sudbury, MA Program Description Within the healthcare industry there is a growing dependence on the availability of accurate clinical and operational data. This is true both from an internal need to improve and manage outcomes as well as an increasing external requirement for accurate stakeholder data from both payers and public health advocates. This session will begin by providing an overview of the lifecycle of clinical data from collection through to substantive impact. We will then drill down into the sub-components of the cycle with a particular focus on examples related to colorectal cancer and hypertension and how to optimize the associated clinical workflows and data reporting methodologies. Identified leading practices will be shared with the audience. Target Audience Data Managers, Nurse Case Managers, Quality Improvement Staff and other Team Members. Educational Objectives At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to: 1. Explain the value of data integrity and standardized workflows 2. Cite examples of best practices around clinical workflow and data integration 3. Identify opportunities for incorporating best practices into day-to-day operations 4. Apply the concept of a clinically directed team-based approach to data collection and reporting Register online: apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ All are welcome to attend this session at HEALTH in Providence or participate online via webcast. Note that to view the live webcast Silverlight must be installed on your computer. Pre-registration is required through either format. E-mail confirmations and webcast instructions will be sent to all registrants. CME Accreditation 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: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: This continuing nursing education activity was approved for 1 CEU by the Northeast Multi-State Division Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. All Other Healthcare Providers: Certificates of Attendance will be available for all other healthcare providers not listed above upon completion of the credit claim form or online requirements. Chronic Care and Disease Management Program This session is part of the Chronic Disease Webinar Series being offered by the RI Department of Health’s RI Chronic Care Collaborative. Helping to integrate quality improvement and patient activation among chronic disease patients is integral to high-quality primary care. https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/product_info.php?products_id=318 Alpert Medical Building Medical School, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Biology and Medicine
  • Dermatology Case Conference Download Dermatology Case Conference to my desktop calendar

    May 26, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY Dermatology Case Conference Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Ambulatory Patient Center, 10th Floor Conference Room 1050 Target Audience: Physicians, department members, & invited guests. Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to: • Diagnose unusual and rare dermatologic conditions • Manage patients with difficult to manage skin disease • Assess the role of dermatopathology and other diagnostic tests in the evaluation of problem cases Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 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 Rhode Island Hospital CME office at (401) 444-4260. Rhode Island Hospital Dermatology, Info Session, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, BioMed Division Calendars, Conferences
  • Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds Download Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds to my desktop calendar

    May 27, 2016 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Speaker: Jaideep S. Talwalkar, MD Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Yale School of Medicine Topic: Cystic Fibrosis: New and Emerging Therapies Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to: • Define the pathophysiology of CF Lung disease • Summarize available therapies for CF lung disease • Recognize how different mutation classes impact new and emerging “precision therapies” • Appreciate the breadth of CFTR genotype-specific and “mutation agnostic therapies” in development Location: George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital Simulcast at Newport Hospital – Library Video Room >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details HCHII, Biology and Medicine, PublicHealth, AMS: GrandRounds
  • Graduating Veterans Recognition and Commissioning Ceremony Download Graduating Veterans Recognition and Commissioning Ceremony to my desktop calendar

    May 28, 2016 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Graduating Veterans Recognition and Commissioning Ceremony Please join us to recognize the success of our veteran and commissioning students. We will be celebrating the graduation of graduate and undergraduate veteran students, as well as witnessing the commissioning of graduating ROTC students as they begin their careers as Army officers. During the following reception, in Rhode Island Hall Room 108, we will also remember members of the class of 1966 who lost their lives in Vietnam. Connect across classes, talk with current student veterans, and hear about recent Brown initiatives: All are welcome. Front Green, in front of University Hall (rain site: Rhode Island Hall, Room 108, 60 George St. (G4) http://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/veterans-and-commissioning-programs/graduating-veterans-recognition-and-commissioning-ceremony Front Green North Medical School, Open to the Public, Graduate School, Seniors, For Masters candidates only, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Parents, SVCP, Departments
  • COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting: Anthony Reginato, MD; Title - TBA Download COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting: Anthony Reginato, MD; Title - TBA to my desktop calendar

    June 1, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: Orthopaedic Library, RI Hospital Rhode Island Hospital SurgicalResearch, Medical School, Biology and Medicine, Dept: MCB, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, BioMed Division Calendars, BioengineeringLaboratory, Departments
  • Neurogenetic Approaches to Understanding Fear and PTSD: From Mice to (Wo)Man Download Neurogenetic Approaches to Understanding Fear and PTSD: From Mice to (Wo)Man to my desktop calendar

    June 1, 2016 11:00 PM - June 2, 2016 12:30 AM Academic Grand Rounds* Neurogenetic Approaches to Understanding Fear and PTSD: From Mice to (Wo)Man Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD Professor of Psychiatry, Chief Scientific Officer, Chief Division Depression & Anxiety, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Visiting Professor, Emory University Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Butler Hospital ◊ Ray Hall Conference Center ◊ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: describe new research across patient populations and animal models into the neurobiology of PTSD; to discuss brain regions and neural circuits thought to underlie PTSD; and to educate others on potential new treatment methods, as well as further understanding current approaches to treating PTSD. Disclosure: Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD has the following financial disclosures to report: Dr. Ressler’s work is supported primarily by the National Institutes of Mental Health (MH071537, MH096764, MH094757), and previously by HHMI and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Dr. Ressler is a founding member of Extinction Pharmaceuticals, and holds several patents for which he has received no equity or income within the last 3 years. He is also on the Scientific Advisory Boards for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the LIBR institute, the Sheppard Pratt-Lieber Research Institute, and Resilience Therapeutics, Inc. >> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details Biology and Medicine, AMS: GrandRounds
  • MCB Graduate Student Rotation Talks Download MCB Graduate Student Rotation Talks to my desktop calendar

    June 3, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM First year MCB Graduate Students will present their third rotation talks. Sidney Frank Hall, Room 220 (Nathan Marcuvitz Auditorium) NSGP (Neuroscience Graduate Program), Open to the Public, Graduate School, Audience, Biology and Medicine, MCB Graduate Program, Data Club, Dept: MCB, MMI, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Dept: MPPB, Dept: EEB, BioMed: PathoGrad, Departments
  • COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting - Yangjie Guan, PhD; Title-TBA Download COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting - Yangjie Guan, PhD; Title-TBA to my desktop calendar

    June 8, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: Orthopaedic Library, RI Hospital Rhode Island Hospital SurgicalResearch, Medical School, Biology and Medicine, Dept: MCB, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, BioMed Division Calendars, BioengineeringLaboratory, Departments
  • K99 Panel Discussion: The NIH Pathway to Independence Award Download K99 Panel Discussion: The NIH Pathway to Independence Award to my desktop calendar

    June 8, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Known as the Pathway to Independence award, the NIH’s K99/R00 transitional award is designed to facilitate a postdoc’s ability to transition to an independent scientist role earlier in his or her career. At this event we will give an overview of the K99 and the current funding opportunity (NIH 16-193), then open to floor to our panelists, three current Brown postdocs who have recently earned K99 awards. They will discuss the stages of the application process and will cover topics including assessing whether the K99 is right for you, developing training and research plans, and leveraging your resources to craft a successful application. If you are a graduate student or postdoc who is interested in learning more about the K99, don’t miss this event! Wednesday, June 8, 3:30 – 5:00 PM, Alpert Medical School, Room 270, 222 Richmond Street. Light refreshments will be served. This event is hosted by the BioMed Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and is open to all Brown graduate students and postdocs; sign up here to let us know you’re interested in attending and to submit questions to the panel: bit.ly/K99Panel https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/biomed/graduate-postdoctoral-studies/events Alpert Medical Building, Case Study Room 270 Panel Discussions, For PhD candidates only, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, BioMed: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Postdocs
  • Dermatology Clinical Conference and Lecture Download Dermatology Clinical Conference and Lecture to my desktop calendar

    June 9, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY Dermatology Clinical Conference and Lecture John E. Wolf, Jr., MD Professor and Chairman Department of Dermatology Baylor College of Medicine “The Game’s Afoot: Sherlock Holmes & the Art of Dermatologic Diagnosis” Thursday, June 9, 2016, 8:30 a.m. Rhode Island Hospital, APC-10 Target Audience: Physicians and other interested healthcare professionals. Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to: - Recognize the power of observation - Discuss the “Sherlockian” principles of detection - Apply these principles to the diagnosis of a wide variety of skin disorders Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 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 Rhode Island Hospital CME office at (401) 444-4260. Rhode Island Hospital Dermatology, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, BioMed Division Calendars, Lectures, Conferences
  • DEANS Award Translational Research Seminar Download DEANS Award Translational Research Seminar to my desktop calendar

    June 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM An ongoing seminar series that highlights the cutting edge translational research being conducted by DEANS Award recipients. Join us for an evening of science, innovation, and networking. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages are provided. The 2015 DEANS Awards were made possible by contributions from both Brown University and Lifespan. https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/biomed/clinical-translational-science/events Alpert Medical Building, Case Study Room 270 Medical School, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Seminars
  • COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting; John M.Sedivy, PhD; title-TBA Download COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting; John M.Sedivy, PhD; title-TBA to my desktop calendar

    June 15, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Speaker John M. Sedivy, PhD Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology, Professor of Medical Science Bio Med Molecular, Cellular Biology Biochemistry Rhode Island Hospital SurgicalResearch, Surgery, Medical School, Biology and Medicine, Dept: MPPB, BioMed: WIM, AMS: GrandRounds, AMS: GenSurgery, AMS: SurgeryOrtho, BioMed Division Calendars, BioengineeringLaboratory
  • The Road Taken - Advancing Your Career in Medicine, Science, Research and Beyond Download The Road Taken - Advancing Your Career in Medicine, Science, Research and Beyond to my desktop calendar

    June 15, 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM The Office of Women in Medicine and Science and The Office of Continuing Medical Education present: The Road Taken - Advancing Your Career in Medicine, Science, Research and Beyond DESCRIPTION The OWIMS Annual Program will provide a forum to inform and to support women faculty, trainees and residents in their career advancement in the Division of Biology and Medicine at Brown University. The format will include a keynote lecture,a faculty panel presentation, question and answer discussion periods with the audience, and a networking session. The meeting will address strategies and tips that speakers have found useful to achieve career advancement goals in areas such as teaching, research, administration, clinical care and work-life. The program will also serve, through the keynote presentation, to inform the audience of Title IX compliance and current related initiatives, a field that impacts women’s advancement in academia and in the professions. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to: • Discuss strategic approaches and tips for career advancement in academic medicine and science. • Determine professional development opportunities to support their career goals and to enhance their background for key leadership roles and advancement. • Define their unique career path, expertise in their academic field and their long-term career trajectory. ACCREDITATION The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School has been approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 2.0 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only. For more information or questions, please e-mail: officeofwomeninmedicineandsci@brown.edu or call 401.863.7960 or 401.863.2450. https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/biomed/women-in-medicine-and-science/road-taken-advancing-your-career-medicine-science-research-and-beyond 222 Richmond Street, Room 170 Panel Discussions, Medical School, Dept: Continuing Medical Education, Audience, Biology and Medicine, Lectures, Conferences, and Meetings, Invitation Only, BioMed Faculty Affairs, BioMed: WIM, Lectures, Receptions, Other Events