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Medicine & Compassion Conference 2018
Featured speaker: David R. Shlim, M.D.
Dr. David Shlim is the co-author of Medicine and Compassion, in which he and his co-author Tibetan Lama Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche discuss how to care for patients with compassion and wisdom.
Date: Saturday, May 12th
Topics: The definition of compassion | Training in compassion | Sustaining compassion throughout a career
Location: The Marsh Center for Balance & Fitness | 15000 Minnetonka Boulevard | Minnetonka, MN 55345
Cost: $150 per participant | Includes 3 hours AMA Category 1 CME credits and a day pass to the Marsh facilities & meditation tower
Published in Star Tribune
Published in Pharmacy Learning Network
Published in The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. David R. Boulware, MD, MPH. et al.
Cryptococcal meningitis accounts for 20 to 25% of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome–related deaths in Africa. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is essential for survival; however, the question of when ART should be initiated after diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis remains unanswered.
Published in CTV News
Published in Minnesota Medicine
Tina Slusher, M.D., et al.
Sequelae of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia constitute a substantial disease burden in areas where effective conventional phototherapy is unavailable. We previously found that the use of filtered sunlight for the purpose of phototherapy is a safe and efficacious method for reducing total bilirubin. However, its relative safety and efficacy as compared with conventional phototherapy are unknown.
Next Travel & Tropical Medicine Seminar
Providing Care to Syrian Survivors of War
This seminar will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
We will record and livestream this seminar - check back for a link.
Medical Needs of Children Who Have Only Known War: Stories from Poriya Hospital
Speakers: Dr. Erez Onn, Dr. Milad Qarawany, Dr. Batsheva Tzadok, and Mr. Esam Mansour
Update on Syrian Refugee Crisis
Speaker: Representative from The Center for Victims of Torture