Upcoming Events and Seminars, Lectures, and Trainings
Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lecture Series
The Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series Presents:
Paula Shireman, M.D., M.S.
Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology
Dielmann Endowed Chair in Surgery
Vice Dean for Team Science, SOM
UT Health Science Center - San Antonio
Date: February 12, 2016
Time: 8:00-9:00 Lecture
"Developing the Evidence Base for Vascular Interventions"
Location: UT Health OCB - 1851 Cross Point Avenue, Suite 2.200
Fifth Annual Collective Soul Symposium
Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Collective Soul Symposium sponsored by MD Anderson Cancer Center & The Institute for Spirituality and Health, February 12-13, 2016.
Please visit https://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/cme-conference-management/conferences/cme/conference-management-the-collective-soul-symposium-2016.html
20th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
The planning committee for the 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, September 16-17, 2016, invites the submission of proposals for case studies, research presentations and program review for 30 Minute Workshops, Rapid Fire Presentation (10 minute presentation 5 minutes for questions and answers) Posters in the following categories:
• Symptom Assessment and Management
• Education (Medical, Nursing, Social Work, Spiritual, Patient)
• Psychosocial/ Spiritual Care
We encourage abstracts from all healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, therapist (physical, occupation, music, massage, art. etc), and students of all these professions.
Proposals are to be submitted electronically by midnight (EST) 2/29/16. Submissions received after that time will not be considered. Please, send the abstracts to email@example.com
Endowed Lecture Bring Noted Geriatrics Experts
The Phyllis Gough Huffington Lecture Series brought the following renowned geriatrics experts to our campus:
Warren Taylor, M.D. - Effects of depression on cognitive decline and medical outcomes in older adults
Georgia Sadler, BSN, MBA, PhD - Setting up systems to avoid death by extramural funding: Lessons learned from health disparities research
Lillian Min, MD, MSHS - Delivering high-quality primary care to the complex older patient
Samir Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCPC - Rethinking Traditional Models of Acute Care for Older Adults
Sidney Stahl, PhD - Demystifying the Black Box of the NIH/NIA: Grant-Writing Seminar and Workshop
Ranjan Duara, MD -Management of Cognitive, Behavioral and Functional Progression in Dementing Disorders and Clinical Diagnosis and Brain Imaging in the Assessment of Dementing Disorders: A series of Vignettes
Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH - Disability and Functional Status and The Hospital Disability Syndrome: How hospitalization can lead to loss of independence in older patients
Lodovico Balducci, MD - Cancer in the Older Patient: A case for complexity and Long Term Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment in Older Patients