This year, the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Global Health Organization will present World Health Week during Monday, February 25 - Friday, March 1. World Health Week is committed to spreading awareness about global health, and this year's theme is "Global Health and Anesthesia." Events include lunchtime talks and a global health symposium one evening. Lunch is offered with RSVP. Download the flyer.
Monday, Feb 25, Light Hall 208, 12-1 p.m.
"True Communities: an Evolution of Empowerment"
Dr. Mamta Swaroop, Associate Professor of Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care)
Monday, Feb 25, Light Hall North Lobby, 5:30-8:30pm
Global Health Symposium
Tuesday, Feb 26, EBL 320/321, 12-1 p.m.
"Educational Capacity Building in Low Resource Settings: A Departments Approach"
Dr. Bantayehu Sileshi, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Wednesday, Feb 27, EBL 320/321, 12-1 p.m.
Global Health Resident Panel (General Surgery, OB/GYN, Anesthesia, ENT)
Thursday, Feb 28, EBL 320/321, 12-1 p.m.
"Global Anesthesia 2019-2030: Scaling up around the world"
Dr. Kelly McQueen, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery
Friday, March 1, EBL 320/321, 12-1 p.m.
"OB/GYN Global Health: Incorporating Global Partners to Promote Resident Education and Medical Staff Training"
Dr. Christopher Sizemore, Section Director of Women's Global Health