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NYAM President Jo Ivey Boufford, MD participated in this year’s World Health Summit in Berlin on October 20-22, 2013. Dr. Boufford chaired a symposium on "Research Capacity Strengthening in Low- and Middle-Income Countries" (view video) and led a workshop organized by the Inter-Academy Medical Panel (IAMP), of which she is the immediate past co-chair, on “Transforming Health Professions Education: Responses to the Lancet Commission.”
The fifth World Health Summit brought more than 1,000 participants from more than 80 countries to Berlin, collectively working on solutions for the most pressing issues facing medicine and health care systems worldwide.
View a wrap-up, photos, and video from the Summit.
Posted on November 25, 2013
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