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Caswell Diabetes Institute’s Frontiers in Diabetes Complications Symposium

April 27, 2022

The Caswell Diabetes Institute’s Frontiers in Diabetes Complications Symposium provides a forum for intellectual exchange on topics associated with diabetes, obesity, metabolism and related complications among established investigators, junior faculty, students and other researchers at U-M and surrounding areas. This symposium features two days of invited speakers with a lively debate, poster session and data blitz, providing time for discussion and exploration of new collaborations. Speakers include a combination of researchers of international stature from outside of U-M and junior and senior faculty within the university. Symposium participants will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the latest advances in basic,…

Caswell Diabetes Institute’s Frontiers in Diabetes Complications Symposium

April 27, 2022

The Caswell Diabetes Institute’s Frontiers in Diabetes Complications Symposium provides a forum for intellectual exchange on topics associated with diabetes, obesity, metabolism and related complications among established investigators, junior faculty, students and other researchers at U-M and surrounding areas. This symposium features two days of invited speakers with a lively debate, poster session and data blitz, providing time for discussion and exploration of new collaborations. Speakers include a combination of researchers of international stature from outside of U-M and junior and senior faculty within the university. Symposium participants will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the latest advances in basic,…

Visiting Professorship Urology Grand Rounds

April 27, 2022

Join us for a special grand rounds on Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. in the Dow auditorium and Zoom. Alexander W. Pastuszak, M.D., Ph.D. is a surgeon, scientist and entrepreneur. Having started his career in academic urology, Alex has done extensive award-winning, NIH-funded clinical and basic science research investigating men’s health conditions. He has published over 140 peer reviewed papers and several books, and contributes regularly to the media and community. Prior to joining Vault, Alex started 2 companies; he is currently President of Clinical Care and Chief Clinical Officer of Vault Health. Pastuszak is president of clinical care…

Update on Arrhythmias & Syncope: What’s New in Arrhythmia Management 2022

April 27, 2022

Cardiac arrhythmias are common in clinical practice and affect millions of patients. Our understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias and management strategies rapidly evolve. The goal of this course is to present and discuss recent advances in management of cardiac arrhythmias with primary care physicians, internists and cardiologists. Participants will be able to understand and implement the newest treatment options for Ventricular Arrhythmias. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians In the fields of:Cardiovascular Medicine Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: learn more…

A Critical & Acute Illness Recovery Organization (CAIRO) Case Conference: Identifying & Addressing Social Needs in Critical Illness Survivors

April 27, 2022

Join us for a discussion on social needs in critical illness survivors and their families. Our speakers will share experiences with identifying and addressing issues surrounding survivor social needs in the post-ICU clinic setting. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers In the fields of:Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Social Work Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: identify the ways in which social determinants of health (including employment status, native language, immigration status…

“Holding a Space for You:” Communication and Coping in Reproductive Loss

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkc-mpqDkjE91jTDyQRRZwwmV4eAuM2Y2X After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Ashley Hesson, M.D., Ph.D. is an Obstetrician and current Maternal Fetal Medicine fellow with a background in health care communication. She will be discussing her personal experiences caring for patients suffering from reproductive loss. She will also review recent literature and highlight best practices for communicating with patients as well as supporting provider mental health. As a part of this presentation, a new tool for teaching and practicing in reproductive loss will be introduced. Attendees will be encouraged to reflect on…

Schwartz Rounds: When Life Doesn’t Unfold as Expected: Caring for Varieties of Grief

April 15, 2022

This event is part of Grief Awareness Month at Michigan Medicine. 1.0 CEs offered for nursing and social work.

The Heart of Collaborations: Exploring future cardiovascular joint research between Michigan Medicine and PKUHSC

April 13, 2022

Join experts from Michigan Medicine and PKUHSC to explore future collaborations in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiovascular research has long been a pillar of the Joint Institute, with 15 funded projects since the JI was first established in 2010. What does the future joint cardiovascular research look like? Experts from both Peking University Health Science Center and Michigan Medicine will discuss their work and explore potential projects and partnerships in this area. DETAILS/REGISTRATION LINK: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/globalreach/events/202204/heart-collaborations-exploring-future-cardiovascular-joint-research-between-michigan-medicine-pkuhsc

IDEAL RRTC Disability Webinar Series: Reimagining Primary Health Care for Individuals with Disabilities

March 25, 2022

Nearly 1 in 4 individuals report a disability, yet current health care is poorly equipped to care for them. Individuals with disabilities report miscommunication, inaccessible health equipment and facilities, reduced awareness and training by health care providers, and low patient satisfaction while struggling with inadequate health literacy. These factors contribute to existing health inequities. Rethinking and redesigning our health care, through the guidance of innovative clinics and programs, is needed to address these inequities and care for these individuals effectively. This webinar will review current models and strategies that could be widely adopted in health care. These steps can make…