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13th annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture

November 11, 2022

"Clinical and Psychological Impact of Genetic Testing Among Individuals and Families of Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds," will be delivered by Julie Culver, M.S., LCGC, CCRP, 2022 Diane Baker Alumni Awardee. Culver is a clinical instructor and director of cancer genetic counseling at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Health Delivery and Technology in Today’s Diabetes Care

October 18, 2022

This course is intended for primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, diabetes educators, registered dietitians, diabetic nurses, residents in internal medicine, endocrinology fellows, and other health care providers who care for patients with diabetes and prediabetes. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, Heart Failure: An Underappreciated Complication of Diabetes, Diagnostic Approach and Management of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, and Management of Post-Transplant Diabetes. This course has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC credit. Visit our course webpage

LHS Collaboratory Seminar Series: “Health Equity Reviews for AI in Health and Medicine”

October 12, 2022

In this talk, Professor Ferryman will discuss the merits and challenges of conducting health equity reviews of artificial intelligence (AI) tools used in health and medicine.  The talk will examine how interdisciplinary approaches from the social sciences, bioethics and humanities, and computational fields can be involved in the development of concepts, methods, frameworks, and guidelines for understanding and governing digital health tools.The session will be moderated by Jodyn E. Platt, M.P.H., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan and Paige Nong, Doctoral Candidate School of Public Health University of Michigan. Presenter:Kadija Ferryman, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of…

NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies Mini Symposium Series: A Youth Mental Health Crisis— The Surge After The Surge

October 5, 2022

Did you know that 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14 and 75% by age 24? Or, that 70% of youth in the juvenile justice system have a diagnosable mental health condition? How about the fact that suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-14 and the 3rd leading cause among those aged 15-24 in the U.S.? When you look at the numbers related to the pandemic for adolescents (aged 12-17): 1 in 6 experienced a major depressive episode (MDE)3 million had serious thoughts of suicideThere was a 31% increase in mental health-related…

4th annual Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship

October 5, 2022

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend the 4th annual Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 21, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. A co-sponsored event by U-M Health and U-M School of Nursing, the Calarco Lectureship is in honor of Margaret Calarco, former chief nurse executive of the U-M Health System. This year’s lecture will be held live at Danto Auditorium inside the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Attendees can tune in on Zoom or join a live viewing at the School of Nursing’s Lecture Hall (Room 2250) on 426 North Ingalls. The…

34th annual Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

September 29, 2022

This course will benefit hospitalists and general internists, family physicians, pulmonologists, intensivists, physicians-in-training, and allied health professionals who care for patients with pulmonary diseases. Health providers who venture into the critical care setting will find this course increases their clinical acumen in these domains. After this course, participants will identify and treat drug-induced lung disease. At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: understand up-to-date therapeutic options for patients living with COPD.identify and treat drug-induced lung disease & diagnose and treat patients with severe ARDS.describe the importance of multi-disciplinary care in severe asthma & evaluate and manage…

Semi-Annual Heart and Vascular Symposium: A Practical Update for the Primary Care Provider

September 28, 2022

The Semi-Annual Heart and Vascular Symposium course will take place virtually via Zoom Friday, Oct. 21 from 12:50 p.m. – 5 p.m. This course will be of interest to community and academic general internists, family physicians, advance practice providers, physicians and nurses in training, and allied health professionals who care for patients with cardiovascular disease in the outpatient setting. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: Stress Testing: When to Order, What to Order, and What to Do with The Results, Making a Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, and What Do You Do When You’ve…

Drug Repurposing Virtual Town Hall

September 27, 2022

U-M investigators are invited to learn how the Center for Drug Repurposing (CDR) can help their research and how the CDR’s library of more than 5,000 FDA-approved compounds can be used for unmet medical needs.  Join Jonny Sexton, Ph.D., and other speakers who have collaborated with the CDR for some early wins, including COVID-19 therapies, on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. for a virtual Town Hall.  Learn more and register:

EMERSE Meeting Series, “Unlocking Real World Data Buried in the EHR: The EMERSE Experience at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland”

September 12, 2022

Speaker: Mark Beno, MSM Executive Director, Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University The Electronic Medical Record Search Engine (EMERSE) was installed at University Hospitals of Cleveland (UH) in 2021 by the Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology (CICB), a collaboration between Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and UH.  At present, EMERSE contains indexed medical notes from 2018 through present for over 1.7 million UH patients.  This presentation will discuss the strategies we employed to successfully install EMERSE, the lessons-learned in rolling out EMERSE to research and operational teams, some research success stories since EMERSE adoption,…