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September 2014
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Pros and Cons of Compressed Medical Schools

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – Times are Changing: Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The sessions will explore a variety of exciting innovations in medical education that include the impact of the changes in the interviewing process (Multiple Mini-Interviews, Holistic Review) on curricular modifications in medical schools, a review of best-practices for pre-matriculation programs to enhance student success in medical school, a pro and con presentation on the impact…

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Global Health Learning Collaborative

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Various Thursdays
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Masters of Public Health Program.  Munroe Building, Room 101 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information on the Global Health Learning Collaborative please contact Dr. Yogesh Shah (515) 271-1425 – yogesh.shah@dmu.edu Date Topic 8/28/14 Sustainability:  Finding Balance in Culture, Environment and Economics Student Educators 9/4/14 Government Regulation:  Infrastructure/Gifting:  Counterfeit Medications/Vaccinations Student Educators – Munroe Bldg., Room 102 9/18/14 Climate Change and Human Health Mayor Frank Cownie & Dr. J.D. Polk 9/25/14 Politics & Policy:  The…

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Friday Research Seminar Series: Physical Therapy

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Join the Des Moines University research community for a series of presentations highlighting the research that is being done on campus and in the local area. This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Physical Therapy program. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Purpose More information to come. Objectives More information to come. Speaker More information to come.

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Delivering Culturally Responsive Care: Lessons from the Past Relevant for Today’s Healthcare Providers

September 29 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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DMU Cultural Competency Series Kickoff Featuring Tim Wise Monday, September 29, 7 – 8:30 P.M. SEC Auditorium Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken on over 800 campuses in all 50 states. He has also spoken to health care professionals and many community groups across the nation. Wise has lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and…

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Developing Brain, Developing Accountability

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Iowa Events Center,
730 Third Street - Ballroom B, Des Moines, IA 50309
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Developing Brain, Developing Accountability: Using Science to Direct Our Policy and Practice for Educating, Disciplining and Growing Our Children into Accountable Adults Register today! New Location! Iowa Events Center (Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center) 730 Third Street Ballroom B – 4th level Des Moines, IA  50309 Purpose The brain science is clear. The youth brain is uniquely different than that of an adult. That reality has profound implications for how we educate, discipline and nurture our children in our schools, justice system and our community. This conference will feature…

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A Healthy Discussion with Governor Terry Branstad

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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October 2014
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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: It’s the Flu Season

October 2 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Attend online! You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives More information to come. Speakers Katherine Heineman, D.O. Assistant Professor – Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinician – Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic   Rachel Reimer, Ph.D. Chair, Program Director and Associate Professor – Master of Public Health   Marie Nguyen, Ph.D. Associate professor – Microbiology and Immunology Associate professor – Master of Science in Biomedical…

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Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships: Challenges of expanding to all campuses and all students

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – Times are Changing: Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The sessions will explore a variety of exciting innovations in medical education that include the impact of the changes in the interviewing process (Multiple Mini-Interviews, Holistic Review) on curricular modifications in medical schools, a review of best-practices for pre-matriculation programs to enhance student success in medical school, a pro and con presentation on the impact…

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Foot Fest

October 3
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Hosted by Podiatry Advocacy, Des Moines University, and the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society      Who: Undergraduate and high school students interested in healthcare  What: An introduction to podiatric medicine and surgery Simulation Lab, Anatomy Lab, Surgery Lab experiences Student and professional testimonials Presentation about podiatric medical education and future career Nationally recognized lecturers at a national podiatric conference Des Moines University admissions and campus tour Free lunch with current students  When: Friday, October 3, 2014 8:30am – 9:00am Check-in…

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A Healthy Discussion with Staci Appel

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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Enough To Get By: Medical Spanish Conversation Group

October 3 @ 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 102,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Practice and gain confidence in your Español in a fun and practical way! Learn basic medical phrases and keywords to help patients and providers communicate more easily. Meetings twice a month starting Friday, October 3 at Noon in Munroe 102. Open to all students. Bring your own lunch. Refreshments provided for the first 30. Sponsored by the DMU Latino Medical Student Association and Multicultural Affairs. For more information, contact Robert Chalmers at robert.e.chalmers@dmu.edu.

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Public Health Networking Night at DMU

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Join us for Public Health Networking Night, hosted by the DMU MPH Student Club and the Office of Admissions.  This event is open to current students, prospective students and community members.  Join us to hear about current issues in public health and to network with your peers. The session will also be available online for participants to login and join us. Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6 pm Registration and Networking All are welcome to attend; light snacks provided. 6:30 – 7:30 pm…

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