Friday, April 19: The KU Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society invites everyone to a Gold Day 2013 event featuring a panel of physicians who have taken part in many medical missions and will discuss the opportunities and challenges they have encountered. "Medical Missions: Opportunities and Challenges" will be at noon in the Clendening Auditorium with Joshua Broghammer, M.D., assistant professor, urology surgery; Pam Nicklaus, M.D., and Todd Stephens, M.D. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees.
For more information on the event, contact Valerie Poulson, program director, SOM student affairs, at 913-588-7203.
The University of Kansas School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, recognizes third year medical students, residents and faculty who have displayed outstanding humanistic and professional behaviors and the highest standards of compassion and sensitivity in their interactions with patients, faculty, student peers, and institutional administration. For more information on the Gold Humanism Honor Society, visit their website.
Monday, April 22: Students, faculty and anyone interested are invited to a presentation "Life as a Doctor in Rural Kansas" from noon to 1 p.m. in 1015 Orr Major. The guest speaker is Robert P. Moser, Jr., M.D., Secretary and State Health Officer, Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Free lunch will be provided. RSVP by April 19 to Andee Ellis at 913-588-1228.
This program is sponsored by Rural Health Education & Services.
Tuesday, May 7: Everyone is invited to attend a discussion on Sheryl Sandberg's (Facebook COO) book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, at 4:30 p.m. in Wahl Hall East Auditorium. The discussion panel will include Doug Girod, M.D., EVC; Lee Norman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer - The University of Kansas Hospital; Karen Miller, RN, Ph.D., senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, and Dean, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions; Susan Pingleton, M.D., McCann professor of Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS); Belinda Vail, M.D., WIMS president -elect; Julie Wei, M.D., WIMS immediate past-president; and Paige Geiger, Ph.D., WIMS president.
Questions to be addressed in this session include:
This discussion is sponsored by WIMS. Click here for more event information. If you have questions, contact Marty McLaughlin, associate director, professional development and faculty affairs, at 913-787-1707.