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Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

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February 17, 2010

2010 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture: Medicine’s Great Equalizer: A Love for Humanity

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A. (HMS’79) President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

February 17, 2010

Forum on Social Determinants of Health: The Relationship between Marriage and Health in African American Communities

Results will be presented from nine new studies that examine the links between marriage and risk reduction, mental health, obesity, and chronic health conditions among African Americans.  [more]

February 17, 2010

2010 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invite you to be a part of the 2010 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration. Held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 15-16, 2010, the event will also feature...

February 17, 2010

Addressing Disparities Through HIT: Current Efforts and a Look Towards the Future

Focusing on the use of Health Information Technology (HIT) to address disparities. This interactive web seminar is free and open to the public. CME/CEU Credit Available: 

February 17, 2010

An Introduction to the Standards for Multicultural Health Care

In March 2010, the National Committee for Quality Assurance will release standards for a voluntary evaluation program recognizing organizations for their provision of Multicultural Health Care.  To explain the...

February 11, 2010

MGH’s 2010 Disparities Forum Featuring Dr. Atul Gawande

Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Research Director for the BWH Center for Surgery and Public Health, and contributes frequently to the New Yorker.  Dr. Gawande recently published his new...

February 11, 2010

Emerging Trends and Challenges in Health Care Delivery for LGBT Patients

Presentations by Jennifer Potter, MD, Director of the Women’s Health Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of Women’s Health at Fenway Community Health Center and Graham McMahon M.D. M.M.Sc., Assistant...

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