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December 3, 2014 • 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Dr. Robert Berenson, Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute, will address the issues around provider consolidation – current trends; potential positive and negative effects; and strategies to promote the benefits while mitigating risks.

December 4, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Dr. Leona Baumgartner, New York City's first female Commissioner of Health, 1954–1962, was a fascinating individual whose story lies at the nexus of women's, public health, and urban history. This talk will look at the ways in which Baumgartner used her considerable politics skills and public persona to balance the Department’s traditional concerns for public health education and promotion, with the field’s increasing emphasis on scientific research.

December 9, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The recent Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa presented the medical community with previously unencountered vulnerabilities. The arrival of the Ebola virus in the United States demanded immediate public health interventions, treatment of those infected and measures to protect New York State residents against its spread. This Grand Rounds introduces a team of experts presenting evidence-based best practices relevant to the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and treatment of Ebola.

January 24, 2015 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Recent forgeries of early modern books using photopolymer plates have attained a high level of sophistication. This talk will look at the longer technological, intellectual, and material aspect of book forgery, looking especially at efforts to create convincing artifacts, rather than merely forge texts.

January 24, 2015 • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

This full day workshop will teach short essay and op-ed writing. Participants will work on a 500-800 word essay in the course of the day – aided by continuous individual and group feedback. Throughout the day, they also will learn the principles and practice of scientific, narrative non-fiction writing for the educated reader.

March 2, 2015 - March 3, 2015 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Conference Objectives:

1.    To provide a platform for constructive dialogue between stakeholders in the development, implementation and use of clinical guidelines.

2.    To enhance successful uptake, implementation and use of clinical guidelines through fostering ongoing collaboration between relevant stakeholders.

March 9, 2015 - March 12, 2015 • 8:00 AM -

Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) and Eminence joins pre-eminent organizations in Toronto, New York, Boston, Amsterdam, Baltimore, Belo Horizonte, Vancouver and Nairobi to welcome academics, policymakers and advocates to advance the generation, exchange, and application of high quality urban health knowledge across academics, policy makers, implementers, and communities to attain health equity in urban settings worldwide.

March 11, 2015 • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Please plan to join us for this special evening of short talks on the history of medicine and public health. Presenters and topics will be posted in early February.

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