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Join us for a presentation by national leaders sharing examples of technology as a modality for learning. Dr. Rishi Desai of the Khan Academy will be presenting technology in medical and nursing education. Discussing implementation will be Dr. Alex J. Mechaber of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and Dr. Jodi Berndt of the College of Saint Benedict at Saint John’s University.
Join us for a celebration of family caregiving where we will demonstrate by “presence” that in family caregiving it takes our all, it takes us all, and you are not alone! This free event
is geared towards faith communities, health and wellness ministries, students, seminarians, and social service providers and organizations. All are welcome!
Please join us for this evening’s special presentation on writing. A panel of writers, all MDs and a PhD with clinical experience who have written extensively for lay audiences, will discuss why we write, what we write, whom we write for and what we imagine the impact of our writing to be. Participants will have an opportunity to comment and have a Q & A with the panel.
Join us on October 17, 2015 to celebrate the intersection between food, history, and public health at the Eating Through Time Festival. Using food as our common theme, we will bring together chefs, historians, writers, and public health experts to discuss the past, present, and future of food in society, culture, and policy. This daylong event will include lectures, demonstrations, workshops, book signings, and more.
The panel will present the results from an innovative Quality Improvement Project that yields dramatic reductions in length of stay for patients with co-morbid medical and psychiatric disorders. Attendees will learn how such a program can be implemented in their institution.
Promoting population health research is critical to improving the health of New Yorkers. To facilitate opportunities for new research, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), The New York Academy of Medicine, and the New York City Epidemiology Forum have formed a new initiative—Health Data for New York City (HD4NYC): Promoting Population Health Research Through Data Sharing and Collaboration. HD4NYC is intended to facilitate access to and use of DOHMH’s extensive data resources and give graduate students and early career investigators an opportunity to become familiar with DOHMH databases, as they develop their careers in population health research.
Two key challenges of the de Blasio administration are to fashion initiatives that will address the multi-faceted causes of homelessness, and to enhance the array of services available to people with significant mental health needs. These two challenges, in turn, are inter-related in that moderate-to-severe mental health conditions are more frequently found within the homeless population than overall. Commissioner Donna M. Corrado of the NYC Department for the Aging will apply an aging services lens in discussing these two issues individually and as inter-related phenomena.
The Academy and the New York Society of Nephrology invite you to the 2015 Alison Norris Symposium, on the topic of "Application of Palliative Care Principles to the Care of CKD and ESRD Patients."
The New York Academy of Medicine is conveniently located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Museum Mile across the street from Central Park.
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With 17,000 square feet of dedicated event and conference space in a landmark building on Manhattan's Museum Mile, The New York Academy of Medicine Conference Center has the perfect space for your professional meeting, event or gala.
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