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  • GH Symposium Oct2016

    Symposium: Training and Reciprocity in Global Health Education

    October 4, 2016, 10:34 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    The Symposium showcases the work that our students do during their international electives and to continue a campus-wide discussion about how to engage trainees more effectively in international work. This year's theme is "Training and Reciprocity in Global Health Education." This event creates an opportunity to expand existing partnerships and create new ones.
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    Health Policy Dialogue: Marcelo Korc

    October 4, 2016, 10:23 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    This week's Health Policy Dialogue is, "The Role of the Academic Medical Center in Attaining the United Nations' 2010 Sustainable Development Agenda." Please join us in welcoming Marcelo Korc, PhD, MPH; Advisor, Pan American Health Organization for Sustainable Development and Health Security, for a UTMB Health Policy Dialogue and Lunch, Wednesday, October 5, at noon. The free lecture is open to all UTMB students, faculty and staff, as well as those interested members of the public.
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    Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP)

    May 25, 2016, 09:54 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    This conference will help diverse medical students and residents become aware of academic medicine as a career option and to provide them with the resources to further explore and potentially embark on an academic medicine career. This conference will take place on July 16th (Saturday) in the Jennie Sealy Hospital Education Center.
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    14th Annual Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice

    May 4, 2016, 11:28 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    The goal of the Annual Disparities in Health Summer Workshopis to provide a comprehensive understanding of health disparities, to investigate approaches to enhancing health equity and to provide participants with a broad base of knowledge related to a biopsychosocial approach in addressing health disparities in a minority and the medically underserved populations.
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    Social Determinants of Health @ Mini Medical School

    May 4, 2016, 08:01 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Dr. Ken Smith discussed health equity and the social determinants of health alongside Dr. Matt Dasco at the final Mini Medical School (sponsored by HPLA) of the season. There were over 75 attendees from all walks of life and ages including high school students, college students, doctors, lawyers, engineers, retired businessmen/women and etcetera.
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Get to Know cehd:

Since its inception in 2003, the Center to Eliminate Health Disparities (CEHD) has been involved in a number of projects designed to address health inequities through advancing Health System solutions and addressing the Social Determinants of Health, two core areas of work for the CEHD. Recognizing that long term solutions require vastly increased attention to and capacity for effecting change at the micro and macro levels, Global Health and Leadership Training have emerged as additional core work areas for the CEHD. We develop new, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to address health inequities and implements them through building partnerships with a variety of stakeholders across sectors; and offers technical assistance to others implementing those approaches.