7th annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global Health: Kent Brantly
Wednesday, April 5, 12 - 1 p.m. | OHSU Auditorium
Brantly, M.D., will present "Fighting Ebola: Choosing compassion over
fear" at the 7th annual Kathryn Robertson Memorial Lecture in Global
Health. Brantly is a family medicine physician who served as a medical
missionary with Samaritan's Purse in Monrovia, Liberia, when he contracted the
Ebola virus in August 2014 and became the first American to return to the U.S.
to be treated for the life-threatening disease. He will speak at OHSU about his
career in global humanitarian medical service, his near-death experience with
Ebola and his work to bring attention to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The
event is free and open to the public. More information.
North Coast Opioid Summit
Friday, April 14 | Seaside, Oregon
The goal of the North Coast Opioid & Substance Use Summit is to continue our collective work as a region of addressing the opioid epidemic and as link the concept of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) together with trauma-informed care as an attempt to de-stigmatize SUD throughout the community. More information and registration.
Starfield II: Health Equity Summit
April 22 - 25 | Portland, OregonThought leaders in health inequities, primary care clinicians and their organizations, public health experts, educators, researchers, trainees, advocates, policy experts, social service organizations, patients, and community members will come together to create a blueprint for the role of academic organizations, health professions schools, family medicine, and primary care in eliminating health disparities. Learn more and register.
The Center for Ethics in Health Care Speaker Series: 'Why Deeply Forgetful People Matter: Hope, Self-Identity and Health Care Ethics for Individuals with Dementia'
Thursday, April 27, 12 - 1:00 p.m. | OHSU Auditorium
Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. is a researcher and public speaker on how helping others benefits those who give, how empathic care contributes to patient outcomes and professional well-being, how youth who follow the Golden Rule live happier and more resilient lives, how caregivers find meaning and hope in caring for the deeply forgetful, and how positive psychology and spirituality enhance health. For additional information, contact Molly Willis.
Family Centered Maternity Care (FCMC) Conference
July 19 - 22 | Denver, Colorado
Registration for the AAFP's 2017 FCMC Conference in Denver, July 19 - 22, is now open. Click here to sign up.