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October 22, 2014 • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for the 2014 Edward N. Gibbs Lecture & Award in Nephrology. The 2014 Awardee, Fredric L. Coe, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, will present "Pathogenesis and Treatment of Idiopathic Hypercalciuria and Calcium Nephrolithiasis."

October 23, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

There is currently a growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. The unprecedented rise in overdose deaths parallels a 300% increase since 1999 in the sale of potent opioid pain medications. These drugs were involved in 14,800 overdose deaths in 2008, more than cocaine and heroin combined (CDC data). This Grand Rounds will focus on understanding the scope of the problem, the basic science behind opioid prescriptions, factors contributing to the spread of this epidemic and strategies for containment including the New York State Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and I-STOP initiative.

October 28, 2014 • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

As part of a larger effort to move health care payment, delivery, and financing in New York State towards promoting better health outcomes, this conference will:

•    Highlight local and national examples where delivery systems and communities have successfully invested in geographic population health
•    Articulate the business case for investments in population health from the perspective of payers
•    Identify potential provider payment models that support expansion of investment beyond the clinical care of specific patient populations
•    Identify alternate financing models, including social impact bonds, for community health investment being used by states, financial institutions, and private investors

November 4, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Using never-before-mapped data, newly geocoded historical maps, and original research and reporting, science journalist Sonia Shah and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting have created a series of interactive story-maps of two parallel epidemics, the 1832 outbreak of cholera in New York City and the 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

November 6, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Every year NYAM hosts its Anniversary Discourse and Awards to pay special tribute to individuals with distinguished accomplishments in health policy, public health, medicine, and scientific research. Dr. Claire Pomeroy, President of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, will delivery the 167th Anniversary Discourse on "How Research Does and Should Inform Clinical Practice."

November 8, 2014 • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The NYAM Section on Urology presents the 2014 Mini Board Review for Residents.

November 12, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NYAM is pleased to welcome Harlan M. Krumholz, MD as the 2014 Nahum J. Winer Lecturer. Hospitalization is necessary to treat acutely ill patients, but the experience may be toxic and have long-lasting adverse effects. Dr. Krumholz has coined the term ‘post-hospital syndrome’ to describe the period of generalized vulnerability that follows hospitalization during which patients often develop health problems, seemingly unrelated to their initial condition, which often result in re-hospitalizations. Rethinking the hospital experience may be the first step toward improving recovery from acute illness.

November 18, 2014 • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Jonas Salk’s vaccine against polio brought a fearful epidemic to a close. In the centennial year of Salk’s birth, we celebrate his achievement with the screening of The Shot Felt ’Round the World. This 2010 production chronicles Salk’s crucial work at the University of Pittsburgh that led to the polio vaccine’s success in the 1950s.

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