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July 13, 2022

12 p.m.

Advancing Equity Through Quality and Safety

Dr. Karthik Sivashanker, Vice President of Equitable Health Systems in the Center for Health Equity at the American Medical Association, shares how to design and implement interventions that support equity. Register here

July 21, 2022

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Advancing Diagnostic Excellence for Older Adults

Offered both in-person and online, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold this public workshop to examine the current scientific landscape and research opportunities for improving diagnosis in older adults within the U.S. health care system. Register here

November 18, 2022

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Best Medical Practices: Maximizing Skills, Minimizing Risk Live CME Course

A virtual live CME one-day program to learn from experts about current screening and prevention for cancers most often the subject of malpractice cases in primary care (breast, colon, lung and prostate). Other topics include: genetic testing for cancer, implicit bias in health care, avoiding diagnostic pitfalls and clinician and patient communication. Register here

Recorded webinar

Communication Skills Training for Caregivers Discussing COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy and Postpartum

This free one-hour training was developed by the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts, in partnership with the Department of Public Health and Center for Integrated Primary Care at UMass Chan Medical School. The concepts and skills covered are applicable beyond maternal health, to all types of vaccination and other health decisions. View the presentation