Events

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  • Advance-CTR Mentoring Training

    Location: Petteruti Lounge Cost: Free
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    Join Advance-CTR for the next installment of our highly rated Mentoring Training Program on December 9th and 16th at the Petteruti Lounge, 75 Waterman St, Providence.

    This is part one of the two part session. You must attend both session in order to received the completion certificate.

    Faculty who mentor junior investigators are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to grow as a research mentor and connect with colleagues.Participants will learn how to improve their relationships with mentees and become more effective mentors to junior investigators.

    This training will be facilitated by Diane Hoffman-Kim, PhD  and Ulrike Mende, MD FAHA, who are trained by the National Research Mentoring Network to facilitate this nationally recognized mentoring curriculum.

    This peer-driven program expands mentors’ knowledge through exposure to the experiences of all participants. Attendees will engage with as many mentoring experiences as they would typically handle in a decade.

    Faculty who mentor junior investigators who conduct clinical and translational research are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to more senior mentors.

    Learn more about the program on AdvanceCTR.org , or click the link above to register.

  • Child & Adolescent Grand Rounds

    Location: Bradley Hospital Room: Pine Room Cost: Free
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    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds*

    Genomic Psychiatry: Implementing Precision Medicine for Autism and Developmental Disorders

    Daniel Moreno De Luca MD, MSc

    Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist

    Genomic Psychiatry Consultation Service

    Verrecchia Clinic for Children with Autism & Developmental Disabilities

    Assistant Professor - Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    Bradley Hospital ◊ Pine Room ◊ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

    Understand basic rare genetics concepts relevant to psychiatry; Appreciate genetic testing recommendations for autism and developmental disorders from Professional Medical Societies; and Illustrate clinical examples where genetic testing results impact clinical care for autism and developmental disorders

    Disclosure: Daniel Moreno De Luca MD, MSc has no financial relationships to disclose.

    This presentation will be teleconferenced from the Pine Room at Bradley Hospital to Leone Conference Room, APC Building, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Suite 133.

    This activity is not supported by a commercial entity.

  • Data Wednesday Seminar

    Location: 164 Angell Street Room: Open Seminar Space
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    PERFORMANCE AND IMPACT OF EHRs IN IMPROVING QUALITY OF CARE IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES

    Hamish Fraser
    Associate Professor of Medical Science
    Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics

    Health information systems including Electronic Health Records are have been show to improve quality of care and reduce medical errors. In low and Middle income countries improving quality of care is a high priority especially for chronic diseases including HIV, MDR-TB, cardiovascular disease and Cancer. Electronic health records are increasingly widely used particularly to support HIV care. In this presentation I will discuss the current status of EHR deployments with the OpenMRS open source EHR, and the evidence for performance and clinical impact of OpenMRS in Rwanda and Kenya.

    Wednesday, December 11
    164 Angell Street, 3rd Floor Seminar Space
    4:00-5:00 PM

    Sponsored by DSI, CCMB, BCBI
    Refreshments will be served.

  • Translational Research Seminar Series

    Location: Women & Infants Hospital Room: South Pavilion Cost: Free
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    This month’s seminar features:

    Sarah Thomas, PhD: “Cognitive Flexibility and Reward Motivation in Adolescent Cannabis Use: An Investigation of Neurobehavioral Mechanisms and Intrinsic Resting State Connectivity”

    Tracey Taveira, PhD & Philp Haines, PhD: Post-Hospitalization Community Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management for Heart Failure

    Can’t make it in person? Watch the seminar remotely.

  • John M. K. Mislow, M.D., Ph.D. Memorial Lecture

    Location: Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences Room: 220
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    Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.
    President Emerita
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

     

    The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will build the Next Technology Revolution

     

    Following the lecture, please join us for a reception in the Carney Institute Innovation Zone, 164 Angell St., fourth floor.

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Location: Hasbro Children’s Hospital Room: George Auditorium Cost: Free
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    December 13, 2019

    Speaker:

    Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

    Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Topic:

    Stayin” at the RITS: Incarcerated Adolescents and the Juvenile Justice System in Rhode Island

     

    Objectives:

    (At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to)

    • Identify the legal steps involved in and basic terminology associated with the detention and adjudication of adolescents in Rhode Island
    • Describe the structure, staffing, and treatment interventions available at the Rhode Island Training School, the state’s only juvenile correctional facility
    • Evaluate some of the most common clinical presentations seen in the juvenile correctional settings
    • Describe differences in providing medical and psychiatric care to incarcerated adolescents
  • Pathobiology Thesis Defense: Aislinn Rowan-Nash

    Location: Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences Room: Room 220
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    Please join the Pathobiology Graduate Program for the final examination of Aislinn Rowan-Nash for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  The candidate will present herself for examination on the dissertation entitled “The Human Gut Microbiome in the Context of Disease and Disruption”.  All are welcome

  • Advance-CTR Mentoring Training

    Location: Petteruit Lounge Cost: Free
    Show Details

    Join Advance-CTR for the next installment of our highly rated Mentoring Training Program on December 9th and 16th at the Petteruti Lounge, 75 Waterman St, Providence.

    This is part two of the two part session. You must attend both session in order to received the completion certificate.

    Faculty who mentor junior investigators are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to grow as a research mentor and connect with colleagues.Participants will learn how to improve their relationships with mentees and become more effective mentors to junior investigators.

    This training will be facilitated by Diane Hoffman-Kim, PhD and Ulrike Mende, MD FAHA, who are trained by the National Research Mentoring Network to facilitate this nationally recognized mentoring curriculum.

    This peer-driven program expands mentors’ knowledge through exposure to the experiences of all participants. Attendees will engage with as many mentoring experiences as they would typically handle in a decade.

    Faculty who mentor junior investigators who conduct clinical and translational research are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to more senior mentors.

    Learn more about the program on AdvanceCTR.org , or click the link above to register.

  • NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Grand Rounds: Monica Taljaard, PhD

    Location: 121 South Main Street Room: 245 Cost: Free
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    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory is working to build the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials of interventions embedded within health care systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The IMPACT Collaboratory hosts free webinars on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12 noon ET addressing these issues.

    On Thursday Dec. 19th we’ll hear from Monica Taljaard, PhD, a biostatistician specializing in the design, analysis and ethics of pragmatic cluster randomized and stepped wedge trials. As a member of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Methods Center, she regularly provides biostatistical assistance to investigators in the design, conduct, and analysis of pragmatic trials, pilot trials, quality improvement interventions, and health system projects. Dr. Taljaard will present “Stepped wedge cluster trials: what, how, and when?”

    Zoom Conferencing
    Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://hebrewseniorlife.zoom.us/j/5479652617
    Dial-In: +1 646 876 9923 (US Toll) or +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 547 965 2617

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Location: Hasbro Children’s Hospital Room: George Auditorium Cost: Free
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    December 20, 2019

     

    Speaker:

    Megan Ranney, MD

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Topic:

    A Public Health Approach to the Firearm Injury Epidemic

     

    Objectives:

    (At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to)

    • Describe the patterns of gun violence epidemic in the United States
    • Identify 3 risk factors for firearms injury
    • Propose 3 potential interventions physicians can take to reduce the incidence of firearm injury
    • Recognize how the public health framework creates the potential for change