Academic Advancement and Promotion

Speaker: Karen Freund, MD, MPH

Faculty development seminar series

September 12, 2011

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Giving Effective Feedback

Speakers: Francine Montemurro and Linda Hyman

Early Career Faculty Development Program

August 29, 2011

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Moral Dilemmas and Problematic Decision Making in Geriatric Medicine

Speaker:     Michael Grodin, MD
Professor of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health

By the end of this podcast, listeners should be able to:

  1. List five reasons why there is so much interest and concern about medical ethics in geriatric medicine today.
  2. Define and distinguish normative ethics, descriptive ethics, law, religion, and human rights as methodologies to address problematic decision making in geriatric medicine.
  3. Identify three principles of biomedical ethics.
  4. Identify and describe substantive and procedural approaches to moral dilemmas.

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Delirium: Beyond the Basics

Edward Marcantonio, MD, SM
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Research,
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

June 10, 2011

Objectives: At the conclusion of this podcast, listeners will be able to:

  1. Discuss the latest developments in diagnosis, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of delirium.
  2. Describe interventions for delirium prevention and treatment.
  3. Discuss the current state and future directions of delirium research.

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Teaching in the Ambulatory Setting

Faculty development seminar with

James Rosenzweig, MD, Ramon Bonegio, MD, and Eugene Kissin, MD.

June 7, 2011

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate teaching into an ambulatory practice
  • Identify different models for teaching students, residents, and fellows
  • Use time efficiently in a clinical setting

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Low Vision Rehabilitation: MAB, BMC, and BU Collaboration

May 20, 2011

Speakers: Sue Berger, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Jennifer Salvo, OD
Low Vision Optometrist
Massachusetts Association for the Blind

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this podcast, listeners will be able to:

1.  Identify and refer patients for low vision services.

2.  Understand the components of a low vision exam.

3.  Understand the components of occupational therapy assessment and intervention for persons with vision loss.

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Writing Grants

Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM

Early Career Faculty Development Program

May 9, 2011

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Managing Challenging Meetings

Bonnie Teitleman, LICSW and Mark Braun

Monday, May 2, 2011

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  • Conduct efficient meetings
  • Integrate difficult personalities into group decisions
  • Identify areas for improvement in their facilitation abilities

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The Intriguing Link Between Cancer and Neurodegeneration

Speaker: Jane Driver, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

At the conclusion of the podcast, listeners will be able to:

  1. Understand the epidemiologic associations between cancer and age-related neurodegeneration (Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease).
  2. Review the biological pathways common to these diseases.
  3. Understand the potential epidemiologic and therapeutic implications of an inverse relationship between cancer and neurodegeneration.

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Finding Funding

Maria Kukuruzinska and David Rosenbloom share strategies for finding research funding.

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