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Student National Medical Association
Event Title: Health Professions Student Panel
Event Date: 11/14/16
Event Start Time: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Student National Medical Association is hosting a panel of students from the health sciences campus. The program will welcome undergraduate members of the Minority Association of Premedical Students and Black Professional Health Association to gain insights from graduate health students and to ask questions about their experiences at Temple.
Event Title: Prevention Point Information Session
Event Date: 11/15/16
Event Start Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Come learn about how to get involved with Prevention Point. Prevention Point is a free needle exchange program in Philadelphia for IV drug users. We volunteer at a micro-clinic in North Philadelphia, which functions in conjunction with a needle exchange community site. This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience with real patients.
Director of Narrative Medicine
Event Title: Aid in Dying: Stories from Vermont
Event Date: 11/18/16
Event Start Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
The Narrative Medicine program is hosting a speaker, Dr. Diana Barnard, who helped implement Vermont’s physician aid in dying law., on Friday, Nov. 18 at noon in MERB 217. Dr. Barnard ran a family practice for many years before transitioning in palliative and hospice care. She is going to talk about her support for the law and her experience with it. She regularly advises patients and physicians, has prescribed lethal doses of medications, and attended deaths of patients who ended their lives under the law. She is a passionate supporter of high quality patient and family-centered end of life care. She will share her view of the world, and also talk about the importance of stories, the power they carry, and how these stories inform and inspire the work she does every day. Vermont is currently the only state east of the Rocky Mountains that allows physician aid in dying. Dr. Barnard, MD, is board certified in Family Medicine as well as Hospice and Palliative Care. She is also a board certified Hospice Medical Director. She was an owner and provider in a full spectrum private family practice office in Middlebury, Vermont for 17 years before transitioning to the field of Palliative Medicine. Currently, she works at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She also serves as an associate Hospice Medical Director for Addison County Home Health and Hospice.
Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Event Title: Racism in Medicine Conference
Event Date: 11/19/16
Event Start Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Please join us on November 19th, 2016 for the 2nd Annual Racism in Medicine Conference to discuss the barriers people of color face in health care and to formulate approaches to better incorporate social justice into medical practice. The conference will be held at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, from 9AM to 3PM. Registration is now open! The event is free but space is limited. Click on the link below to fill the registration form. Please review the descriptions of each workshop and rank your top three choice. We will do our best to accommodate your preference.
Conference Schedule 9:00: Registration 9:30: Welcome 9:45: Keynote Speaker--Dr. Deborah Crabbe, MD (Temple Cardiology) 10:45: Break 11:00 Workshops Race and Genetics Using Race in Clinical Practice Insurance Discrimination as a Form of Racial Discrimination; The History of Racism in Medicine Redlining Health: City Planning and Urban Health in North Philly 11:50: Break 12:00: Resident Panel: Responding to Microaggressions as a Trainee1:00: Break 1:10: Brainstorming Session 2:10: Reflection Session + Networking 3:00: END