SUSM will host a one-and-a-half day continuing medical education course (CME) on humanitarian surgery missions in developing countries.
The Harvard School of Public Health hosted a GO TALK with an esteemed panel discussing disparities in national cancer care delivery.
GO! Talk featuring a Keynote address by Corey Casper, MD, Introduction by Edward Benz, MD., and a panel with Max Essex, DVM, PhD and others.
Dr. Raul Ribeiro, from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, delivered a GO TALK on delivering pediatric oncology in the developing world.
On March 28, 2013 Dr. Julie Livingston, PhD, MPH, MA, MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ 2013 Winner, gave the GO Talk, ” Cancer Care in the Shadow of the AIDS Epidemic in Southern Africa.” Dr. Livingston is a medical anthropologist and author of “Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic.” She gave the keynote […]
“Palliative Care in Resource-Limited Settings” A talk followed by a panel discussing how palliative care is provided (as well as what is not provided) in resource limited settings. Speakers: Eric Krakauer, MD, PhD Sarah Slater, MD Kathleen Doyle, MD Jonathan Jackson, CEO, Dimagi, Inc. Lowell Schnipper, MD Date/Location: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:00-7:00 PM Sherman […]
Over 500 people attended and watched Dr. Paul Farmer launch the GO TALKS at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.
Dr. Jason Efstathiou (HMS ’03) is a radiation oncologist at MGH. He has also been working with local oncologists in Botswana to lead efforts in cancer care capacity building. In this case seminar session, which was held on February 26, 2013, Dr. Efstathiou led a case discussion highlighting the complexity and challenges of providing cancer care in […]CONTINUE READING →
An interactive session led by Dr. Chris Weldon (pediatric surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital), Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo and Dr. Paola Friedrich-Medina (pediatric oncologists at Dana Farber Cancer Institute) on efforts to improve surgical oncology in the Dominican Republic. The session was held on March 26, 2013 at Harvard Medical School.CONTINUE READING →
If you had a life-threatening illness, what would be important for you and your family? How about if you were the doctor? Margarita Jorge is a social worker from Argentina who has worked extensively in her home country with transplant and palliative care patients. Dr. Rachelle Bernacki, M.D., M.S. is the Director of Quality Initiatives for Psychosocial Oncology […]CONTINUE READING →
Dave Shulman (HMS ’13) were joined by Lori Buswell ANP-BC, OCN and Marcia Brown, M.D. to discuss their experiences working at the PIH/ Rwandan Ministry of Health hospital in Butaro, Rwanda. The case focused on delivery of chemotherapy, followed by Q&A time. All three presenters are really great resources if you’re interested in doing any sort of global health work […]CONTINUE READING →
By: Aryeh J. Price Dr. Benjamin Warf, a MacArthur Fellow, directs Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School. In this capacity, he has improved survival and quality of life for hydrocephalus patients by designing an innovative, highly effective surgical technique named endoscopic […]CONTINUE READING →