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BWH Biomedical Research Institute
Annual Research Celebration
Dr. David Altshuler, director of the Broad Institute's Medical and Population Genetics program, will speak about the International HapMap Project. BWH Research service awards will be presented, followed by a reception in the Cabot Atrium.
Seize the Moment: Reaching Excellence in Patient SafetyCommon Problems, New Perspectives, Practical Solutions
Feb. 6 - 7
Seaport Hotel, Boston
Join CRICO/RMF and Kaiser Permanente to explore common patient safety problems, examine new perspectives and the systems issues that often affect patient care. The conference features keynote speakers Malcom Gladwell and Atul Gawande, MD, MPH. For more information and registration, visit
Partners Physicians Day
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Boston Marriott, Copley Place
The complimentary program features keynote speaker Douglas A. Melton, PhD, for "Stem Cell Research: Science, Politics and the Road Ahead." Partners President and CEO James Mongan, MD, delivers the Partners Update. Richard Maas, MD, PhD, presents "Genetics and the Practice of Medicine." David M. Nathan, MD, presents "The Changing Face of Diabetes," and Martin A. Samuels presents "Movement Disorders: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right." Childcare services and continuing education credits are provided at no cost. Look for registration materials in the mail in December, or visit http://intranet.partners.org/clinicalaffairs
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Patient-Centered Computing and eHealth: State of the Field
April 28 - 30
Radisson Hotel, Boston
The Center for Information Technology Leadership, Partners HealthCare, and the Health e-Technologies Initiative, BWH, join together to present this ground-breaking course. Topics include best practices and guidelines for the use of eHealth applications; the evidence base regarding technology's role in behavior change and chronic disease management; the role of eHealth in enhancing patient safety; and the value proposition for physicians and other providers of using eHealth strategies. For more information and to register, visit www.cme.hms.harvard.edu/courses/ehealth or call 617-384-8600.
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Bornstein Amphitheater, BWH
5 - 9 p.m., with registration beginning at 4 p.m.
This program is designed to fulfill the
pre-doctoral and post doctoral National Research Service Award trainees receiving support from an individual or institutional grants, Fellowship or Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award. The program is case study-based and taught and facilitated by MGH and BWH faculty. It is anticipated that through this training, investigators beginning their research careers will be sensitized to the pressures they may confront and be informed of proper procedures to address these situations. The course qualifies for 3.5 Category 1 CME in risk management study. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org