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Kellogg Eye Center Fall Reunion Day

September 24, 2019

Kellogg Eye Center will host its annual Fall Reunion Day with a featured lecture by Jose-Alain Sahel, M.D., Ph.D., chair of ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The retina specialist will deliver the 5th Farjo Memorial Lecture. The Distinguished Alumnus Lecture will be given by Amjad Ahmad, M.D.., co-director of the oculoplastic service at University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Gregory Dootz, ocularist at Kellogg Eye Center, will received this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.  Faculty and alumni are invited to share stories and memorable moments about Terry Bergstrom, M.D., a beloved physician and teacher of generations…

Diane Baker Alumni Award Lecture: “Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation”

September 4, 2019

"Navigating the Genomic Era: Adaptation and Innovation" Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Hosted by: The Department of Human Genetics and the Genetic Counseling Program Sarah received her Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Michigan in 2006. She served as a Genetic Counselor and Project Research Specialist for the Hawaii Department of Health from 2006 through 2011 where she helped bring genetic services to this isolated population and improved public perception of genetic medicine through community education. Sarah is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of…

Real Talk about Tobacco and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery

August 16, 2019

Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT; Health Educator and Tobacco Treatment Specialist at University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service will discuss the connection between smoking and mental health/substance use disorders, challenges faced in quitting and resources for quitting.  People in recovery can quit smoking, and when they do, they experience improved mental health and greater rates of sobriety.  Free quit kits will be available in preparation for the Great American Smoke Out on November 21 2019, courtesy of University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service! This event is part of the free Dawn Farm Education Series. All are welcome, and…

Group Discussion on Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) for Statisticians

August 16, 2019

In an informal, group discussion on Thursday, September 12 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the NCRC Building 10 South Atrium, Dr. Susan Ellenberg from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will address questions related to the expectations of being a statistician member of Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) of clinical trials, best practices for statisticians who report to DSMBs, and issues and controversies that arise during the monitoring of ongoing trials. Register here

Clinical Trial Data Monitoring Committees-Dr. Susan Ellenberg

August 16, 2019

In her lecture on Thursday, September 12 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Danto Auditorium, Dr. Susan Ellenberg from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will discuss the role of Data Monitoring Committees/Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DMCs/DSMBs) in the clinical trial oversight process.  She will address the various controversies of DMC/DSMB operations and the issues of which trials actually need the oversight of an independent DMC/DSMB.  Register here

Schwartz Rounds: “Leaving AMA: when patients disagree with our plan of care”

June 24, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Leaving AMA: when patients disagree with our plan of care." Panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU. Lunch is available.

CSC Brown Bag: Dr. Cindy Hayes on Cumulative QBL Best Practices

May 24, 2019

Description: Cindy Hayes, DNP, MSN-ed, RN, CPAN, CAPA, CNE, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing will facilitate the talk “Pilot Simulation Training Program for Cumulative Quantification of Blood Loss (QBL) for Recognition and Prevention of Obstetric Hemorrhage.”  Please join Dr. Hayes’ discussion on simulation-based training for facilitating best practices for improving obstetric hemorrhage patient outcomes. Everyone adopting nationally-recognized best clinical standards in context of simulation-based training will find this June 7th CSC Brown Bag of interest. Lunch will be provided!


May 21, 2019

This workshop is focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators:  Milisa Manojlovich, Ph.D., R.N., professor, Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership, U-M School of Nursing Nathan Houchens, M.D., associate chief of medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System; assistant professor, Department of Internal Medicine, U-M Sarah Krein, Ph.D., R.N., Renis Likert Collegiate Research Professor, research professor, Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School and adjunct research professor, U-M School of Nursing  Date: Thursday, June 6  Time: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Breakfast provided)  Location: BSRB…

ORL Essentials Boot Camp

May 1, 2019

Develop essential skills for the junior resident, including intubation and surgical airway management, bronchoscopy and epistaxis management. Integrate these skills with practical applications through complex scenarios using high-technology manikins. ?With emphasis on experience and practice rather than lectures and formal didactics, learners leave with increased comfort and confidence as they embark on their early careers! More Information Here.