Category Archives: Lectures/Panels

VMCAS Announces Webinar Series

I’m pleased to announce a new series of webinars being given throughout the summer: Applicants: “Talk to VMCAS” series developed to provide live application support for the applicants in the 2014 VMCAS cycle. (Three planned) Pre-Vet (Freshman/Sophomore): “Preparing to Apply … Continue reading

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MEDIC 5/13, Guest Speaker

Hello Everyone, On Monday, May 13th from 5:00 to 6:30, MEDIC will be holding its next meeting in Health Sciences T-wing room 359. This week, we will be joined by Evette Ludman, who is a psychologist and senior research associate … Continue reading

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Prehealth Fair May 15th!

Health Graduate School Fair When: May 15th, 2013 Where: Mary Gates Hall, Commons Time: 2-5pm Dress Code: Business Casual Have you been thinking about and looking into pursuing an advanced degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, rehabilitation medicine, or … Continue reading

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Spring Quarter Groups at Hall Health – Mindfulness for Anxiety; Mindfulness for Beginners; Procrastination/Perfectionism; DBT Skills; LGBTQ & Questioning;

Hall Health Mental Health Spring Quarter Groups 2013 1. Mindfulness for Anxiety Group: Mondays 4:30-6:00pm. Starting April 9, 2013. Eight weeks. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend … Continue reading

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[MAPSemail] Know Your Affordable Care Act (Tues. April 2nd)

Know Your Affordable Care Act A brown bag discussion with Sallie Sanford: April 2nd, 12:30 pm Health Sciences room T360 A “ObamaCare”–this term is thrown around a lot, but do you really know what the Affordable Care Act is? How … Continue reading

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glo: Social Exclusion and the GLBT Community in an African Context: talk by visiting professor form U of Namibia

The School of Social Work, Social Work Students Global Alliance, the Global Health Resource Center and UW I-TECH invite you to a talk by University of Namibia visiting Social Work Professor John D. Matthews: Social Exclusion and the GLBT Community … Continue reading

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glo: Regional Disparities and Social Determinants: 2/28/13 @ 5:30 – Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve WACh Health

Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve the Global Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents Topic: Regional Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health Location: William H. Gates Hall | Room 133 Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm | Reception following ***This series is open … Continue reading

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Dr Sampson Davis (The Pact) interview

Here is a link to an interview on NPR with Dr. Sampson Davis, one of the original authors of The Pact. http://www.npr.org/2013/02/09/171479839/healing-brick-city-a-newark-doctor-returns-home Healing ‘Brick City': A Newark Doctor Returns Home Living and Dying in Brick City An E.R. Doctor Returns … Continue reading

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stu:Health Policy DEBATE this Wednesday

Hey folks, This Wednesday two of the Northwest’s most prolific physician-advocates will have it out on stage over how the American healthcare system should be structured. Dr. Hugh Foy, Harborview trauma surgeon, will represent Single Payer on behalf of Physicians … Continue reading

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glo: WGHA Discovery Series: Tues, Jan. 29, 4:30 p.m.

The Washington Global Health Alliance Discovery Series presents: “Global Health Through a Multi-Disciplinary Lens” Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD, Dr.med.vet Regents Professor of Pathology and Infectious Diseases The Jan and Jack Creighton Endowed Chair Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Beth Peterman Lecture, 12/5, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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UVM’s Exceptional Pre-med Faculty

Dear Colleague: Few Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Programs align students with a world-class medical campus and award-winning faculty. University of Vermont’s is one of those rare programs. This year: Fletcher Allen Health Care was named “Best Regional Hospital” by U.S. News & … Continue reading

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Closer Than Ever”

Please join us on Thursday, November 15, for a WGHA Discovery Series lecture entitled, “Ending Polio: Closer Than Ever,” by Christopher Elias, MD, MPH, President of the Global Development Program for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Following the lecture, … Continue reading

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Medical panel

Interested In Medical School? Want a Major that Stands OUT? Come hear a panel of current UW medical students and MD’s discuss how their BA in philosophy helped prepare them for medical school and careers in medicine. When: Wednesday Nov … Continue reading

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Bill Foege Talk 11/5/12

Reminder! Bill Foege.jpgPlease join us on MONDAY, 11/5/12, for a book discussion and signing with William H. Foege, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus of International Health at Emory University. His talk is entitled “Smallpox Eradication – Lessons for Today,” and will … Continue reading

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