UW Medicine’s 2016 Mini-Medical School is a thought-provoking lecture series about medical issues of the day, looking across education, research and clinical care at UW Medicine.
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, February 2 through March 8, 2016
Attendance is free, but registration by January 29 is required.
Topics will include:
February 2: Creating a cancer care map
Learn about current tools and resources available to physicians and patients to develop comprehensive cancer treatment plans.
February 9: What’s bugging your stomach
The gut is a complex system that makes a big impact on overall health. Find out more about the environment in your gut and some of the conditions that disrupt healthy functioning.
February 16: Modern maladies
From malaria to the non-infectious, what diseases impact our world?
February 23: Getting patients and docs on the same page
Hear about technological advancements in OpenNotes and telehealth, which allow patients and doctors to share information in new ways.
March 1: Coping with the most serious illnesses
Discover the difference between palliative and terminal illness care, as well as techniques for coping with chronic conditions whether you or a loved one is afflicted.
March 8: Rural Medicine
Find out about WWAMI curriculum updates and new partnerships that will ensure tomorrow’s rural doctors are prepared for new challenges.