Events

UPCOMING FACULTY OF MEDICINE & DENTISTRY FEATURED EVENTS

minds that matter: THE 2019 GAIRDNER SYMPOSIUM 

Monday, October 21, 2019
2 to 4 p.m.
MSB 227
Medical Sciences Building
114 Street & south of 87 Avenue, Edmonton

featuring Dr. Connie Jean Eaves & Dr. Timothy A. Springer 

Dr. Connie Jean Eaves, 2019 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Recipient
  Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer
  Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  For her pioneering work and leadership in the study of hematopoietic, mammary and cancer stem cells and her dedicated advocacy for early- career investigators and women in science

Dr. Timothy A. Springer, 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipient
  Latham Family Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital
  Chairman, Institute for Protein Innovation
  For discovery of the first immune system adhesion molecules, elucidation of their roles in antigen recognition and leukocyte homing, and translation of these discoveries into therapeutics for autoimmune diseases

Refreshments to follow lectures.

Open to University of Alberta staff, students, alumni, and invited guests

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NMHI PUBLIC LECTURE

WHAT YOUR GUT IS TELLING YOUR BRAIN

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 
6 - 7:30 pm
Allard Family Theatre
Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research

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WCHRI PUBLIC LECTURE

Bridging the gap from research to practice: 

How we’re changing the way parents and hospitals can prevent and treat children's pain

 

On November 4 at 6 p.m., join WCHRI and children's pain researcher Bonnie Stevens for a one-hour public lecture on how research is bringing practical changes to the way parents and hospitals can prevent and treat children's pain.


You are also invited to a student poster session 30 minutes prior to the lecture and to a networking reception following the lecture.


Appetizers and childminding for children 6-12 years will be provided.

 

Seating is limited! Register today

 

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CRINA PUBLIC LECTURE

For more about this event and to register: uab.ca/lecture

EXPLORING EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Thursday, November 28, 2019
8 am - 2 pm
4-10 Lounge Education North
Education Centre North U of A

For more event information and to register: uab.ca/edievent

IDEAS OFFICE: HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP DAY

The Learning Journey: Student to Scholar

December 5, 2019
Royal Glenora Club

A one-day, peer-reviewed conference on HPE
The IDEAS HPE* Scholarship Day is a place for FoMD and other UofA health professional educators to locally share their scholarly work and scholarly teaching.

The conference goals are to:

  • Develop a collaborative network of health professions educators within the FoMD and beyond
  • Create a venue for sharing our HPE* scholarship and scholarly teaching locally
  • Increase FoMD faculty, staff, and trainees' productivity and visibility in HPE scholarship 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

IDEAS Office Membership (FREE)

For more information, please visit the CONFERENCE WEBSITE or follow on Twitter at @IDEASoffice.

*HPE stands for Health Profession Education

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