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Lessons from Neurology Infectious Diseases Clinic: Addressing challenges

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Shibani Mukerji, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Neuro-infectious Diseases Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Lessons from Neurology Infectious Diseases Clinic: Addressing challenges

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Shibani Mukerji, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Neuro-infectious Diseases Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Border Closures and Family Separation: Lessons from the HIV Travel Ban

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Amir Mohareb, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

8th Annual Mass General Global Health Expo

This year's MGH Global Health Expo will offer an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health and local activities happening across our campus, including opportunities available to all levels of Mass General staff, as well as to spur new collaborations and conversations among those interested in Global Health. All are welcome to join us in the Bulfinch Tent for refreshments and to learn more about Global Health at Mass General.

Instructive HIV Cases from Massachusetts General Hospital

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenters: Shauna Gunaratne, MD, MPH and Eric Meyerowitz, MD, Fellows in the Mass General/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Infectious Diseases Program

Introduction to Forensic Medical and Psychological Asylum Evaluations

The MGH Asylum Clinic offers forensic medical and psychological evaluations to immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. We operate a twice-monthly clinic at MGH staffed by volunteer clinicians including faculty and trainees (MD, NP, PA, PsyD, LICSW, RN). Attendance at both sessions of the training is mandatory to volunteer. We provide ongoing education and mentorship to volunteers.

Ending the Epidemic in New York City

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH; Deputy Commissioner, Disease Control; Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Successful career paths in global health research

In this seminar, each speaker will describe their journey in a developing successful research career, including education, practical experiences, mentorship, and professional/personal development.

Towards an HIV Cure: Novel Immunotherapies

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Boris Juelg, MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital; Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard; Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

HIV 2019: Clinical Controversies and Recent Updates

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Director of HIV Clinical Services & Education, Massachusetts General Hospital, Infectious Disease Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.

PrEP and STIs – What do the data say?

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Kevin Ard, MD, MPH, Director, Sexual Health Clinic of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director, National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Cholera: Looking Back & Forward

Global Health Grand Rounds. Presenter: Jason Harris, MD, MPH, Chief of Pediatric Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

Renal Manifestations of HIV

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Meghan Sise, MD, MS, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

HIV and the Aging Process: Challenges and Opportunities

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Monty Montano, PhD, Principal Investigator, Harvard Medical School, Scientific Director, Boston Pepper Center

Tuberculosis and alcohol: consumption and consumption

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Karen Jacobson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

HIV and the Liver

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Raymond Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chief, Gastrointestinal Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of Hepatology and Liver Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

Empire State Opioid Epidemic Innovation Challenge

The Empire State Opioid Epidemic Innovation Challenge will serve as an open-innovation platform for a diverse community to co-create solutions that the potential to change the trajectory of the local and national opioid crisis.

Adherence to PrEP: What are we learning?

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Jessica Haberer, MD, MS, Director of Research, MGH Center for Global Health, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Essentials of global health research administration

Series on Global Health Research, Session 3. This session will discuss some of the particular issues related to managing and implementing research projects in a resource-limited setting. Working within the lifecycle of an award, from pre-award to close-out, we will focus on cross-cutting themes including institutional capacity, effective communication across cultures and financial management.

Developing productive and meaningful global health research partnerships

Series on Global Health Research, Session 2. In this session, Dr. Jessica Haberer will discuss methods for identifying and establishing research partnerships in international settings. She will address multiple issues that may impact these partnerships, including imbalances in available resources and competing goals.

Successful career paths in global health research

Series on Global Health Research, Session 1. The following speakers will discuss their careers in global health research: Jessica Haberer, MD, MS (General Medicine); Louise Ivers, MD, MPH (Infectious Disease); Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD (Psychiatry); Kathleen Bell, MS (program management)

Update from AIDS 2018: the International AIDS Conference

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Disease Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

HIV and Aging

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Shibani Mukerji, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director of the Neuroinfectious Diseases Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurology & Infectious Disease Visiting Scientist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School

Approach to Bone Loss in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Janet Lo, M.D., M.MSc. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School , Clinical Investigator, Program of Nutritional Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Endocrinologist, MGH Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center

When Bad Things Happen . . .and They Might;  Patient Perceptions of Partnering to Promote Safety

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: Margaret Sipe, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions (MGH Institute), Nursing Program Director in Quality, Center for Nursing Excellence, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice, MGH Institute

7th Annual Mass General Global Health Expo

This year's MGH Global Health Expo will offer an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health activities happening across our campus, including opportunities available to all levels of Mass General staff, as well as to spur new collaborations and conversations among those interested in Global Health. All are welcome to join us in the Bulfinch Tent for refreshments and to learn more about Global Health at Mass General.

Few Updates in the Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Arena (Open Forum)

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Rocio Hurtado, M.D., Director, Mycobacterial Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Global Health Committee, Ethiopia & Cambodia

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment in HIV A Focus on Heart Failure among Individuals Living with HIV

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Dr. Tomas G. Neilan, MD, MPH, MRCPI, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Co-Director, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Division of Cardiology, MGH, Director, Cardio-oncology Program, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Associate Director of the MGH T32 Training Program in Cardiovascular Imaging

Gun Violence Prevention Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon

During the Gun Violence Prevention Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon, the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) will employ a public health approach to gun violence prevention by generating innovations that can address gun safety, mental health, community resilience, and policy. Apply to Attend the Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon by March 26!

Update for 2018: Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenters: Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School , Infectious Disease Physician at MGH, Director of HIV Clinical Services & Education at MGH. Robert Goldstein, MD, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, HIV Fellow, Infectious Disease Physician, and Internist at MGH.

Harvard Global Mental Health Open Day

The Inaugural Global Mental Health Open Day will showcase the range of rich and diverse activities oriented toward global mental health across Harvard and HMS-affiliated hospitals. Registration is free but required. Space is limited, so register today!

Global Health & Social Justice Film Screening—“It Stays With You” on human rights in Haiti

Join the MGH Global Health, the Social Medicine Consortium and EqualHealth in welcoming filmmaker Siobhán Wills for a screening of the award-winning documentary, It Stays With You. The film explores the UN raids on the Haitian community of Cité Soliel in the period from 2005-2007, the impact on survivors, and the implications for international aid and accountability.

The Importance of Reproductive Health to Ending HIV

Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Annual Symposium and Poster Session. Local Speakers: Lynn Matthews, MGH / Seth Bloom, MGH / Rebecca Zash, BIDMC / Kunjal Patel, HSPH; Invited Speakers: Lynne Mofenson, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation / Craig Cohen, UCSF School of Medicine / Jeanne Marrazzo, UAB School of Medicine / Lena Serghides, University of Toronto / Jeffrey Stringer, UNC-CH School of Medicine

Contemporary Challenges to Curbing the HIV Epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Mark Siedner, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School , Co-Director of the Non-Communicable Diseases Among HIV-Infected Populations Scientific Working Group , Infectious Disease Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital , Faculty at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Standards Promoting Green and Healthy Buildings

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: Chris Meier, PhD, United States Green Building Council (USGBC): LEED AP BD+C, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI): WELL AP, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE): Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP)

Cases from Uganda

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenters:Lisa Bebell, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Disease Physician, MGH; Suzanne McCluskey, MD , Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Disease Fellow, MGH

Global Health Research Administration: What You Need to Know

Global Health Research Seminar. Speakers: Kate Bell, MPH, Research Manager, MGH Global Health; Jodi Ansel, BBA, Administrative Manager MGH Global Health; Peggy Darnowsky, International Research Specialist, Partners Research Management

Getting to Zero:  Closing Gaps in the PrEP Cascade

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter:Julia Marcus, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Adjunct Faculty, The Fenway Institute.

Mexican American Elder and Caregiver Engagement in Care

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona, P.I., ENCASA Research Projects

Celebrate the Relaunched CAMTech Innovation Platform

CAMTech invites you to celebrate the relaunched CAMTech Innovation Platform (CIP)! Mix and mingle over drinks and appetizers with CAMTech's Boston network of innovators and investors, learn about the CIP's new features to help your innovation move to market and listen to a Keynote from Timothy Prestero, CEO of Design That Matters.

Successful Career Paths in Global Health Research

Global Health Research Seminar. Speakers: Dr. Louise Ivers. Executive Director, MGH Global Health; Dr. Jessica Haberer, Director, Global Health Research, MGH Global Health; Dr. Adeline Boatin, MGH Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Introduction to Visas

Register today for the following introductory information session from PIPS (Partners Office for International Professionals and Students). All Administrative Contacts are welcome to attend! Lab managers, Principal Investigators, supervisors and and human resources representatives are also welcome.

Challenging Cases

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Infectious Disease Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Director of HIV Clinical Services, MGH

Film Screening and Panel: The New Barbarianism

Please join the Carr Center for a very special event: A screening of The New Barbarianism, followed by a panel and reception. Healthcare and humanitarian workers are increasingly in the crosshairs as hospitals and aid centers have become part of the battlefield in today’s wars. The New Barbarianism is a feature documentary that examines the crisis, its causes, the limited international response and possible ways forward through dozens of interviews and original footage obtained from inside Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan.

Antiretroviral Safety in Pregnancy

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Rebecca Zash, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Achieving Research Independence: The K-to-R Transition

Are you an NIH Career Development (K) Awardee preparing for the next steps towards an independent career? In this seminar, Dr. P. Kay Lund, Director of the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce and Extramural Research Training Officer at the NIH will discuss the process for successfully transitioning from mentored researcher to independent PI, and the NIH funding mechanisms to support your science career. This seminar will also be useful for early career researchers who are transitioning from other types of mentored research support.

The Ethics of Pain Care

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: Sharon L. Kozachik, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor, Department of Acute & Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Unique Challenges of Scaling-up Mental Health Service Delivery by Non-Specialists: Learning and Unlearning from Traditional Global Health Efforts

HMS Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Seminar Series. Dr. Acharya is an assistant professor in UCSF Department of Psychiatry, where he is the founding-director of the UCSF Psychiatry HEAL Fellowship in Global Mental Health. He is the co-founder of Possible, a non-profit organization that provides healthcare services in partnership with the Nepali government. He is a principal investigator for a mental health systems design study funded by Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai.

Learn the ABCs of H-1Bs

Register today for this H-1B information session from PIPS (Partners Office for International Professionals and Students). All Administrative Contacts are welcome to attend! Lab managers, Principal Investigators, supervisors and and human resources representatives are also welcome.

Considering Applying for an NIH Career Development Award? What You Should Know

NIH mentored K awards are Career Development Awards that support mentored research and research training for up to 5 years. If you are thinking about applying for a K award, please join us for this general information session on the awards and application process. Speakers: Karen Miller, MD and Andrew Nierenberg, MD.

Applying for an NIH Career Development Award (K Award)? What You Should Know

NIH mentored K awards are Career Development Awards that support mentored research and research training for up to 5 years. If you are thinking about applying for a K award, please join us for this general information session on the awards and application process. Speakers: Karen Miller, MD and Andrew Nierenberg, MD.

Scholarly Writing Seminar for research fellows

Join the Post Doctoral Division for our final program of 2017 and improve your scholarly writing. The course will be most valuable for those who desire to enhance their scientific writing and productivity. Participants will learn how to clarify interests and goals, select a target audience for writing, create an outline, and avoid obsessive perfectionism.

Harvard University Center for AIDS Research Town Hall Luncheon

Meet with your colleagues and share ideas for new directions. We want to hear how the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research can work for you to advance your research goals. This is a chance to come together and set the course for the next five years of the Center.

Updates from IDWeek 2017

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenters: Rajesh T. Gandhi, MD; Alyssa R. Letourneau, MD.

CAMTech Webinar Series: What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

CAMTech is excited to welcome Terri Bresenham, President & CEO for Sustainable Healthcare Solutions at GE Healthcare, and Vikram Damodaran, Chief Product Officer for Sustainable Healthcare Solutions at GE Healthcare. Their discussion for the CAMTech Webinar Series is titled "What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There."

Racial Disparities in Access and Utilization of Neurologic Care

The Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Keeping Current Seminar Series aims to disseminate the latest information on interventions, research findings, and health policy updates regarding efforts to reduce disparities. These discussion forums feature informative presentations from experts in the field as well as context, perspectives, and opinions from key healthcare stakeholders.

Non-Communicable Diseases and Maternal Health Around the Globe

The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) is thrilled to announce the launch of the fifth MHTF-PLOS Collection, “Non-Communicable Diseases and Maternal Health Around the Globe.” The partnership between the MHTF and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) began in 2011 with the goal of expanding global access to high quality maternal health research, particularly in low-resource settings, and increasing the visibility of maternal health professionals working in the Global South.

Contagion: Exploring Modern Epidemics

Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium. Epidemiologists, journalists, physicians, public officials, scientists, and sociologists will discuss their cutting-edge research, prediction mechanisms, and possible solutions to the range of epidemics that face our world today—from Ebola and SARS to the more recently recognized social epidemics of the opioid crisis and gun violence.

Humanitarian Academy at Harvard 5 Year Anniversary: Highlights from Global Humanitarian Response Education at the University

The Humanitarian Academy at Harvard (HAH) is the educational arm of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and is dedicated to educating and training current and future generations of humanitarian leaders. Come join us as we celebrate five years of global humanitarian response education at Harvard. This event will feature brief presentations from HAH faculty and staff – including information for students to become involved in our work through internships and practicum opportunities.

The New Era of Epidemics: Surveillance, Response, Impacts, and Challenges

A Worldwide Week at Harvard Event. In the new era of epidemics, emergent infectious disease challenges are often superimposed on a background of other public health problems and scarce health care services. A panel of global health experts will explore lessons learned from recent infectious disease outbreaks and discuss ways to prepare for the next public health crisis.

Advances in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Physicians Conference. Presenter: Douglas Krakower, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Research Scientist, The Fenway Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Global Pediatric Clinical Skills Week

This course aims to improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals engaged or planning engagement in pediatric clinical work in low or middle income countries. High-yield clinical topics and skills will be taught using an interactive curriculum of didactics, technical skill sessions, workshops, simulation, and hands-on training. Presented by Boston Children's Hospital - Global Health Program.

2017 Global Health Symposium

The Global Health Symposium, specifically geared for residents and fellows, is sponsored by the Partners Centers of Expertise in Global and Humanitarian Health. This one-day event will cover key topics in global health and provide exposure to leaders in the field.

Special seminar: Treatment of adult myopia in China

Please join us for an overview presented by Dr. Ying Li on the current state of refractive surgery in China and treatment strategies for adult myopia. The talk will be given in both Chinese and English.

Nursing Care for People Who Use and Inject Opioids:  Reducing Harms Produces Better Outcomes

The HIV Online Provider Education Program and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research present a HOPE Nurses Conference. Presenter: Jason R. Lucey, MSN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor and Family NP Track Co-Coordinator, , MGH Institute of Health Professions , Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner,, Seacoast Emergency Physicians Inc. , Co-founding Member of the New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition