4/29 Social Medicine in Practice Today in Chicago- excellent keynotes, panelists, and breakout sessions

By Jennifer Goldsmith | 11 Apr, 2017

Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine in Practice Today
Saturday April 29, 2017 at Malcolm X College
Sponsored by 15 leading Chicago, national and global healthcare and health training institutions and the Social Medicine Consortium.

The conference features keynotes from leaders in the field, panels, breakouts, and case studies designed to strengthen skills and community among practitioners, trainees, educators and community members.

Keynote Speakers
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD. Immediate past president APHA
Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine
TEDx: Allegories on Race and Racism

Joia Mukherjee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Partners in Health
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
David Ansell, MD, Senior Vice President, Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center.
Author, County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital (2011) and The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills ( University of Chicago Press due April 2017)

Marc Julmisse, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Zanmie Lasante - Partners In Health Haiti

Dr. Selwyn Rogers, Director, University of Chicago Trauma Center, Executive Vice President Community Health Engagement, University of Chicago Hospitals
- Nationally recognized trauma surgeon and pubic health expert

Convening Sponsors:
Social Medicine Consortium
The Physicians Foundation
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Rush University Medical Center’s Center for Community Health Equity

Sponsoring Institutions:
- ACGME-International
- DePaul University
- Loyola University
- Northwestern University and the Northwestern Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion
- Resurrection University School of Nursing and Allied Health
- University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- The Health Research & Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association
- Partners in Health
- The Division of Global Health Equity of Brigham and Women’s Hospital
- University of Minnesota

Conference cost: $50 general attendee, $25 students. Registration fee waivers available.

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