Academic Societies

2018 Nov 16

Anatomy Day

12:25pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library

Explore the History of Anatomy

MD Pathway and HST students are invited to attend Anatomy Day.

The Center for the History of Medicine at the Countway, including its Warren Anatomical Museum, holds one of the largest collections in the world of historical books and artifacts testifying to the complex history of anatomy. You will have the opportunity to explore great atlases such as those by Vesalius (1543) and William Hunter (1774), learn about historical aids for anatomical education from many parts of the world, observe artifacts from Harvard’s 19th-century...

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2018 Mar 27

2017—2018 ALVIN F. POUSSAINT, MD VISITING LECTURESHIP

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room 25 Shattuck Street, Boston | Harvard Medical School
Sierra L. Washington, MD, MSc, FACOG (HMS ’04) “The Global Gag on Women’s Reproductive Health”
2018 Mar 15

Across the Generations: Epidemiology and Public Health Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia

12:45pm to 1:35pm

Location: 

TMEC 250

Open to all HMS students.

The Essentials II faculty, Emma Eggleston, MD, MPH and Angie Gray, BSN, RN, host:

West Virginia suffers from the highest rate of drug overdose mortality in the US, largely driven by the opioid epidemic. The talk will provide an overview of the data and trends of opioid use and overdose in WV; discuss social determinants of opioid use and the impact of the epidemic on families and communities; and examine public health approaches, including primary prevention, secondary prevention, and harm reduction.

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