This course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals engaged or planning engagement in pediatric clinical work in low or middle income countries. High-yield clinical topics and skills will be taught using an interactive curriculum of didactics, technical skill sessions, workshops, simulation, and hands-on training. Presented by Boston Children's Hospital - Global Health Program.
Mass General again will join Harvard University, MIT and the Boston Globe this fall for the third annual HUBweek, the civic collaboration that celebrates Boston as a center of innovation in science, art and technology. HUBweek will take place Oct. 8 –15 this fall. Registration opens in June.
The Advancing Women in Public Health & Medicine Symposium, sponsored by the Teikyo-Harvard Program, will address how individuals and institutions can augment existing, as well as create new, opportunities for women in the fields of public health and medicine. Meredith Rosenthal, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Health Economics and Policy, of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will address the importance of enhancing diversity among public health practitioners in the U.S., while Marko Inoue and Keiko Nomura, Associate Professors at Teikyo University Graduate School of Public Health, will discuss the unique challenges facing women in the public health arena in Japan.
Missioncraft is the art and science of preparing and conducting successful field operations. This intensive workshop details and enhances skill sets required of field leaders in international disaster relief operations. The workshop is developed for selected medical and public health professionals who deploy to disasters as full-time, field-based, hands-on providers and who expect to serve as organizational team leader or medical coordinator.
Join us for the 5th Annual CAMTech Uganda MedTech Hack-a-thon, which will bring together bright minds from across the globe to develop innovative medical technologies that can improve neonatal and maternal health in low-resource settings.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Speakers: Nithen Manickchund, M.D. and Bernadett Gosnell, M.D., Department of Infectious Diseases, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
Join Dr. Hamid Jafari, CDC Center for Global Health Principal Deputy Director, as he walks us through the structure and activities of CDC's global health center in the United States and abroad. Dr. Jafari's presentation will be followed by a moderated audience Q&A session.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Speaker: Sigal Yawetz, M.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Diseases Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The MGH Cancer Center has developed a wonderful collaboration with the oncology community in Botswana over the past five years. This partnership is anchored by a monthly Botswana Oncology Global Outreach Tumor Board with sites in Botswana via internet-based conferencing, during which a case from Botswana is presented by the local treating team, followed by discussion including MGH disease-site experts.
Global Women’s Health Educational Seminar. Speakers: Aradhana Thapa, MPH, Poshan Thapa, MPH.
A seminar for MGH research faculty and fellows sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development. The team from the Partners Innovation Fund (PIF) will present an introduction to their venture fund, which is a $165M fund specifically focused on early stage investments in Partners’ technologies. In addition, faculty who have collaborated with the PIF team will discuss their experiences.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Speaker: Krishna Reddy, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Medical Practice Evaluation Center, MGH
Governments around the world are increasingly regulating the flow of cross-border data on the basis of privacy, security, and other public interest concerns. What types of policies concerning cross-border data flows should developing countries be adopting and advocating to safeguard their interests, particularly with respect to health care? Join us for an open discussion.
In 2015, James Mooney launched the 5k Uganda Color Run for Cancer to raise awareness and funding for children with cancer. Through this event, which attracted 100 runners in 2015 and over 350 runners in 2016, the Color Run for Cancer has raised critical awareness in the community. Please consider a donation to this year's 5k Uganda Color Run for Cancer.
As a part of our Webinar Series, CAMTech is thrilled to host Laura Herman of FSG to discuss shared value in global health. The conversation will focus on partnering with big companies that will help take innovations to scale, thinking beyond the original framework that relates to global health, and the role of innovation in shared value and the larger ecosystem where companies invest.
Emmy-winning filmmaker Rob Tinworth will present The Life Equation, a powerful new documentary about global health in an era of Big Data. A Q&A session will follow. The Life Equation is supported by the Pulitzer Center. Event co-sponsored by BWH Division of Global Health Equity.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Speaker: Graeme Meintjes, MBChB, PhD, Infectious Diseases Physician and Professor of Medicine University of Cape Town
Speakers: Christopher Shaw, RN, ANP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP and Dawn Williamson, RN, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP. Presented by the Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development.
MGH Global Health Associate Director of Nursing Pat Daoust, RN, MSN, FAAN will give this year's Barbara A. Dunderdale, RN Annual Lecture on the Future of Nursing. Presented by the Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development.
Harvard Global Health Institute presents Conversations in Global Health, Innovation & the Digital World. Speaker: Quentin Palfrey, Co-Director of the Global Access in Action project at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
MGH Friday HIV Conference. Speaker: Raj Gandhi, MD.
Global Women’s Health Fellowship End of Year Celebration & Education Seminar
Research shows health systems and institutions often struggle to maintain functioning during periods of acute stress and suffer inadequate support for years to decades after the conclusion of a crisis. Join us as we consider new approaches to support health systems in these contexts. Presented by The Harvard Global Health Institute.
Mass General Global Health Seminar Series. Speaker: Dr. Bernice Dahn, Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia. Open to the public.
The Burke Global Health Fellowship provides funding for Harvard junior faculty to support innovative research, and curriculum development and teaching in global health. On June 19th Harvard Global Health Institute will be hosting a symposium hosting past Burke fellows presenting on their research.
To honor the life of Tom S. Durant, MD and continue his legacy of humanitarian engagement. The 2017 Durant Golf Tournament at the Oyster Harbors Club will be held on June 19 in Osterville, MA.
Mass General Research Institute Core Day Symposium & Fair. Do you need your samples exome sequenced? Are you looking for a special kind of microscopy? Come learn what the core services can do for you! No registration required.
MGH Global Health / MGH Global Nursing Seminar Series. "Nursing: A Global Profession: Reflections from the 2016-2017 Mass General Global Nursing Fellowship". In honor of Jeanette Ives Erickson, Senior Vice President & Chief Nurse at MGH.
Recent advances in several unrelated fields -- miniature mass spectrometry; artificial intelligence; and drug databases – may soon radically increase the ability of public-health workers to assess the chemical composition of pharmaceutical products rapidly, cheaply, and “in the field.” This potential, in turn, offers a variety of ways in which vaccines and medicines could be distributed more efficiently to poor patients in developing countries. William Fisher will discuss these possibilities and a pilot project in Namibia designed to test them.
We're excited to hear from computer engineering expert and medical diagnostics specialist Keerthana Prasad. Keerthana is a CAMTech Innovation Awardee and will lead a webinar discussing her experience developing affordable medical technologies in low-resource settings.
Boston Public Library Author Talk Series at the Central Library. Speaker: Dr. James O’Connell, President of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP).
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series. Dr. Pragyan Sharma: "Mental Health Care in Nepal: Current Situation and Challenges"
Distilling Your Message is a day long interactive series of workshops that help researchers craft short, clear, conversational statements about what they do and why it matters. Presented by the Mass General Research Institute.
This year's MGH Global Health Expo will offer an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health activities happening across our campus, including opportunities available to all levels of Mass General staff, as well as to spur new collaborations and conversations among those interested in Global Health. All are welcome to join us in the Bulfinch Tent for refreshments and to learn more about Global Health at Mass General.
The Nursing Research Day is an opportunity to share nursing original research, evidence-based practice research, and creative quality improvement projects being used to improve the nursing care of patients and their families through the PCS and MGH community.
This one day conference on Personal and Professional Ethics in Disaster Response provides an opportunity for clinicians and non-clinicians interested in disaster response to become acquainted with the complexities of ethical issues in the disaster setting.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Speaker: Suzanne McCluskey, MD, Infectious Disease fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Hosted by The Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School. The symposium features five abstract presentations by the authors of an upcoming Lancet special issue. The panel will be moderated by Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School.
Durant Fellow Rachel E. Lampros, PT, DPT, SCS and MIT senior Matthew Cavuto discuss medical resources in Haiti and their new partnership with MIT's Developmental Lab
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: J. Craig Phillips, PhD, LLM, RN, ARNP, ACRN, FAAN, interim vice-dean Governance and Secretary, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa; associate professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, co-director of the International Nursing Network for HIV Research
Join us to hear from Anna Schurmann, a former CAMTech Jugaadathon winner and public health consultant at Public Health Strategies who will offer important strategies to help innovators build a deeper understanding of the Indian health system
The Humanitarian Response Intensive Course is offered each year to professionals from around the world at Harvard University. Through presentations and hands on table top exercises offered by faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their topic areas, participants will gain familiarity with the primary frameworks in the humanitarian field (human rights, livelihoods, Sphere standards, international humanitarian law) and will focus on practical issues that arise in the field, such as personal and team security, rapid assessments, application of minimum standards for food security, shelter, WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and operational approaches to relations with the military in humanitarian settings.
The annual MGH Celebration of Science and the Warren Triennial Prize and Symposium is today in Simches Auditorium. Sponsored by the Executive Committee on Research (ECOR).
Mass General Global Health Seminar Series. Speaker: Dr. Emmanuel D’Harcourt, Public Health Pediatrician & Former Senior Health Director, International Rescue Committee. Open to the public.
Global Neurology Research Group Special Panel Discussion: Three Syrian physicians speak about their experiences practicing in Syria.
The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era (HQSS Commission) and the Harvard Global Health Institute invite you to join in the launch of the Commission. Bringing together HQSS Commissioners, policymakers, and leaders in global health and academia, this meeting will introduce the key challenges facing health systems in defining, measuring, and improving quality.
The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenters: David Wojciechowski, DO, director of Transplant Nephrology Clinical Research, MGH; Rebekah Lane, MD, Transplant Infectious Disease fellow, MGH
MGH Medical Grand Rounds. Speakers: Paul Biddinger, MD; Susan Briggs, MD.
Brigham and Women's Hospital Connors Center for Women's Health and Geneer Biology Fellowship Education Seminar Series. Speaker: Tia McGill Rogers, PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Global Health & Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Voices In Leadership webcast. Speaker: Elizabeth Nabel, President of Brigham Health; Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Chief Health and Medical Adviser to the National Football League
This two-day workshop by MGH Global health is meant to provide in-depth discussion and practical tips for bringing a culture of health, safety, and security to academic overseas programs. Using case-based discussion, small groups, and interactive sessions, experts will help course participants navigate the most pressing issues related to the health, safety, and security of deploying faculty, students, and staff overseas.
The Harvard Global Health Institute will host a Leadership Studio panel discussing the Coalition for Epidemic Prevention and Innovation (CEPI), its goals, the role of various sectors in pandemic preparedness reforms and the future of pandemic research and development.
This full-day conference will provide lectures and workshops on global and domestic health topics. The program will also provide opportunities to network with physicians, residents, and students currently involved in global and community health work.
CFAR Research in Progress talk. Speaker: Kelli O'Laughlin, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Mass General DGIM Medical Rounds Conference. Speakers: Lynn Black, M.D., M.P.H. MGH Medical Walk-In Unit; Maya Ginns, M.P.H., M.S.N., MGH Internal Medicine Associates.
Opioid Epidemic 90-Day Post Hack-a-thon Award Presentations. Following the Hack-a-thon in September, CAMTech invited all teams to apply for a $10,000 post-hack award and six months of acceleration support through the CAMTech Accelerator Program. Throughout this 90-day period, CAMTech held a series of business acceleration and clinically-focused webinars for teams with opioid experts from the field.
Please join CAMTech and Bill Rodriguez, Chief Medical Officer for the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), to learn about the key questions and concepts involved in conducting clinical trials for medical technologies.
MGH Medical Grand Rounds. Speakers: Jessica Haberer, MD; Kristian Olson, MD; Atheendar Venkataramani, MD, PhD.
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series. Topic: "Adapting and Implementing Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatments in LMIC: Progress and Future Directions". Speaker: Dr. Laura Murray
GHP Brown Bag Seminar. Featuring Hilarie Cranmer, Director, Global Disaster Response, MGH Global Health and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School & Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard Global Health Institute. Panel Featuring: David Bates, MD, MSc; Jessica Cohen, PhD; Jishnu Das, PhD; Margaret E. Kruk, MD, MPH. Moderated by: Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH.
Christina P.C. Borba, PhD, MPH is Director of Research for the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. Until 2016, she was the Director of Research at the MGH Division of Global Psychiatry. She is an Assistant in Psychology (Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant in Research at MGH. Dr. Borba has extensive experience in mixed methods research, teaching and training, and development and management of randomized clinical trials. Dr. Borba’s current research focuses on psychotic disorders and cultural psychiatry in low-resourced settings in the US and abroad, women’s mental health, and gender differences in care.
During this webinar, Dr. Jamie S. Rubin will address best practices for effective Grantsmanship, approaches for competitive applications and tips to in-crease changes for success when developing a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Research Training Grant proposal. Dr. Rubin will discuss topics such as key required components of the application, specific content that should be addressed when completing these sections and NIH’s Institutional Research Training Grant review process, scoring system and review criteria.
The Clinical Needs Assessment Core is hosting a seminar on behalf of Boston University’s NIH U54 Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care. This seminar will explore challenges faced by oncologists in global health settings, discuss technology advances that could improve the standards of care, and what current technologies are available including their strong points and shortcomings.
Sponsored by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population.
How to Communicate Science and Influence People is an interactive plenary session that will help researchers craft short, clear, conversational statements about what they do and why it matters. The Mass General Research Institute has invited the Alan Alda Center for Science Communication to bring you a unique interactive program designed to improve your science communication skills.
The Partners Centers of Expertise in Global and Humanitarian Health is offering a Global Health Symposium specifically geared for residents and fellows. This one-day event will cover key topics in global health and provide exposure to leaders in the field. There will be opportunities to select among varied sessions and to engage with colleagues and faculty around a shared area of interest.
MGH Research Institute. Speaker: Dr. Michael Lauer, Deputy Director of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health.
Harvard Global Health Institute Boston Global Health Dinner Discussion Series. Speaker: Matt Tobey, MD, Associate Director, Fellowship Program in Rural Health Leadership, Division of General Internal Medicine, MGH.
CUGH Webinar. Join this webinar to learn more about competency development, assessment, and theory. This interactive session is essential anyone creating, revamping, or expanding global health programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Harvard Global Health Institute, the Secondary Field in Global Health and Health Policy, and the South Asia Institute invite you to a screening of the Short Film: Getting Better - Stories from KEM Hospital and GS Medical College, India
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series. Topic: "Depression: The Next Frontier in Global Mental Health Research?". Speakers: Abe Fekadu, MSc, MRCPsych, MD, PhD and Atalay Alem, MD, PhD.
MGH Pathology Grand Rounds. Speaker: Frederick A. Meier, M.D., Pathologist, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.
The 2016 Forum on Population Health Equity, hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with generous support from the Aetna Foundation, will take place October 18-19, 2016.
The conference will bring together nurse leaders, clinicians and educators from around the globe to discuss the critical role of nursing in the strengthening of health systems. More information about sessions, speakers, and registration will be posted soon.
MGH Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Speakers: Drs. Gary Gottlieb, Greg Fricchione and Lauren Ng. Topic: "The Gary Gottlieb Partners HealthCare Chair in Global and Community Mental Health: Addressing a Major 21st Century Challenge"
Boston Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Levey. Topic: "Resilience in Child Survivors of Mass Trauma: the Case of Liberia"
Participants will explore complex issues in research ethics, obtain practical tools for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of institutional review boards, and discuss unique issues facing researchers working abroad.
A HOPE Physician Conference. Topic: Progress towards 90-90-90 Coverage in Botswana: Insights from a Community-based HIV Prevention Trial. Presenter: Shahin Lockman, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
HUBweek is a celebration of innovation and creativity. Through events and experiences, HUBweek showcases the world-class work happening at the intersection of art, science and technology across Boston and Cambridge. HUBweek is a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Interested in serving with the Global Health Service Partnership? Join us for an informational webinar! Join Seed Global Health co-founder and CEO, Dr. Vanessa Kerry, Global Health Service Partnership recruiter Joye Wagner, and returned GHSP Physician and Nurse Educators to learn more about the program.
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series: "Global Mindset, Local Relevance: Learning from Ethiopia, Liberia, and Boston". Speaker: Dr. Christina Borba.
The Institute for International Medicine (INMED) offers hybrid courses on topics of international medicine and public health. Each hybrid course is a blend of face-to-face instruction with online learning and is accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME). This course will take place at the MGH Global Health office in Boston.
The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), MGH Global Health Medicine and the GE Foundation, invite clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, students, and others to innovate for new technologies and solutions that address the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid addiction. Join us as we innovate for new solutions that can bend the curve of this national crisis and help save lives across the country.
The CAMTech Uganda Global Surgery Hack-a-thon will bring together medtech innovators from around the world to co-create surgical innovations for resource-limited settings.
The Center for Faculty Development's Office for Research Career Development presents a seminar for HMS faculty and trainees. This two-part program is designed to help new grant writers understand the characteristics of a successful Research Plan for an NIH R01 grant.
A HOPE Physician Conference. Topic: Recent Advances in Topics Related to HIV in Low-and Middle Income Countries: Updates from Recent Meetings. Presenter: Scott Dryden-Peterson, MD, Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute (BOTSOGO).
Panelists: Johanna T. Crane, PhD; Geren Stone, MD DTM&H; Adeline Boatin, MD MPH, Aliyah R. Sohani, MD.
Boston Children's Hospital Global Health Seminar Series. Topic: “Building Quality Nursing Programs in Myanmar”. Speakers: Lisa Morrissey, MPH, MSN, RN, CPHON; Megan Lurvey, BSN, RN, CPON; Beverly Small, RN, CCRN; Marilyn Moonan, MPH; Colleen Nixon, MSN, RN, CPHON.
A HOPE Physician Conference. Topic: "HIV Neurology in Zambia: Research on the Frontlines". Speaker: Omar K. Siddiqi, MD, MPH. Presented by The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research.
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series: Global Mental Health: A Policy Perspective. Speaker: Dr. Kavitha Kolappa.
"A Success Story of a True Partnership: Symposium on Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program" Co-Sponsored by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School Collaborators: Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
The purpose of HumTech2016 is to bring together scientists, engineers, technologists and policymakers from across academic, government, industry and non-government organizations to discuss, share and promote current research and recent accomplishments across all aspects of technology, from science to systems, that have a global humanitarian impact.
Despite the tremendous progress of the past decade, over 2 billion people still do not have access to safe, effective, and affordable healthcare. Understanding Global Healthcare Delivery will explore key issues in global health with an emphasis on innovative solutions to provide healthcare to the most vulnerable populations globally. The course is designed for physicians and health care professionals who are interested in learning the fundamentals of global health as well as experienced global health practitioners who want to deepen their knowledge.
This one day forum is meant to provide a real time discourse and dialogue on dealing with the nuances of ethical decision making in disaster response and grappling with the many facets involved in these complex and unique settings.
Palliative Care Grand Rounds. Speaker: Mark Stoltenberg, MD, Palliative Care fellow. “Global Palliative Care: Inspiration from beyond our borders”.
Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Keeping Current Seminar Series. Sponsored by the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Global Psychiatry Dinner Series: "Creating Culturally Relevant Mental Health Interventions for Refugees through Research Partnerships”. Speaker: Saida Abdi, LICSW, MSW, MA.
Join the Global Nursing Caucus for a special Nurses Week networking event. Eileen Stuart-Shor, PhD, ANP-BC, FAHA, FAAN, will be speaking about her experience with SEED Global Health and her work in strengthening health systems.
The goal of this event is to bring together members of the MIT community and Boston area who are actively working on global health or have a strong interest in cost-effective healthcare; expose them to the challenging aspects of low-cost medical innovation by experts in the field, focusing on health, policy, basic science, engineering and scale; showcase their global health research; and engage them in dialogue about the ways that MIT can become a hub for global health advancement.