Events

Addressing the opioid epidemic and physician shortage in rural America.

Esther Choo, MD, MPH, a founder of the TIME’S UP Healthcare organization, will speak in November in Coffman Memorial Union to help enhance the medical community’s efforts in assuring safety, equity and dignity are always upheld in the healthcare workplace.

From one of the first in existence to, now, first in the country, the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health remembers the last 50 years and celebrates its future.

The Minnesota Symposium is a biennial meeting on a selected topic in the study of developmental psychology.

On July 31, Cardio Palooza broke records and brought in more than 200 scholars from throughout the University, including 84 poster presenters and 36 faculty judges.

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Brian Kobilka, M.D.

P-MIG members work together to share resources and collect data about programs that teach physiology and the students that take physiology courses.

“Global neurosurgery is a hot topic everywhere, especially after the 2014 Lancet report that cited the insufficiencies of surgical procedures throughout the world, particularly in middle and low-income countries,” said Walter Jean, MD, professor of Neurosurgery and director of Skull Base Surgery at George Washington University, Washington, DC. “There is a drive in the developed world to fill that void…neurosurgery has taken this up with gusto.”

Maia Szalavitz is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, which is widely recognized as an important advance in thinking about the nature of addiction and how to cope with it, personally and politically.

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