2011 Einstein Student-run Social Medicine Course

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doveThe Social Medicine Course at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine was founded by a group of 8 students in 1998 and is now in its 14th year. It remains entirely student-run. Course schedules going back to 2007 can be accessed at this page on the Portal.  A copy of this year’s schedule can be downloaded at this link and questions about the course should be sent to Emily Harrison.

1/5/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Ollie Fein
Medical Activism and Lincoln Hospital in the 1970’s

1/12/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Matt Anderson
An Introduction to Social Medicine

1/19/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Jaime Stein
Greening for Breathing and Active Living in the South Bronx

1/26/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Ira Nash
Pacific Partnership: US Navy Medicine and Humanitarian Aid: The USNS Mercy (US Naval Hospital Ship) humanitarian aid mission to Indonesia. [Cancelled due to snow]

2/2/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Donald Davis
Harm Reduction and Hepatitis C in the South Bronx

2/9/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr Ann Engelland
Taking My Stethoscope to Haiti: Who benefits from global medicine?: Effective (and ineffective) international medical partnerships and global health: Case study – Emergency Response to Haitian Earthquake

2/16/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Bobby Cohen
Medical Consequences of Mass Incarceration

2/23/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Francesca Gany
Health Issues Facing Immigrant Communities

3/2/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Robert Fullilove
Race and Health in the Bronx

3/10/2011: Thursday (not Wednesday), 5:30-6:30
Dr Robert Harrison
Occupational Health: “Popcorn Lung” and other case studies

3/16/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Jeffrey Guss
NYU Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Research Project

3/23/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Rohit Bhalla
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Its Impact on Montefiore

3/30/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Elizabeth Walker
Challenges to Providing Good Diabetes Care in Urban Settings

4/6/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Ken Wilson
Community Based Participatory Research

4/13/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Steven Safyer
The Montefiore Model: Transforming Healthcare in Urban Centers

4/27/2011: Wednesday, 6PM-7PM (not 5:30-6:30)
Dr. Lanny Smith
Liberation Medicine

5/4/2011: Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Dr. Peter Selwyn
Palliative Care and Social Justice: Lessons From Providing Palliative Care to Underserved Populations

posted by Matt Anderson, MD

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