Massachusetts Medical Society: New England Conference on Global and Community Health for Trainees

New England Conference on Global and Community Health for Trainees

Sponsored by the MMS and its Committee on Global Health

Advance Registration is Closed – Walk-ins are Welcome: $25 at the Door


Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018

Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Massachusetts Medical Society, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA  02451


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Fees & Registration

Walk-ins are welcome. 

  • MMS Members: Advance registration $20; Onsite registration $25
  • Nonmembers: Advance registration $20; Onsite registration $25 

Parking and Transportation

Parking is FREE and available onsite.

Bus transportation will be available from Boston. A seat reservation is required.


8:00 a.m.: Registration

8:45 a.m.: Welcome

9:00 a.m.: Keynote: Towards a Common Sense Global Public Health

Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH
Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
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10:00 a.m.: Mini Lecture:  A Career in Global Health

Jonathan M. Spector, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Global Health, Novartis Institutes for Tropical Disease
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10:30 a.m.: Break

10:45 a.m.: Mini Lecture:  Ethics in Global Health

11:25 a.m.: Workshops/Breakouts

  • Cancer Care in Low Resource Settings
  • Getting Started in Global Health
  • Global Health Research
  • Global Surgery and Anesthesia in Low Resource Settings
  • Technology and Health

12:30 p.m.: Lunch and Networking

2:00 p.m.: Workshops/Breakouts

  • Dermatology Evaluations
  • Oral Health and Advocacy
  • Reflective Narratives
  • Refugee Health:  Caring for Vulnerable Pediatric Populations during Resettlement
  • Stop the Bleed Training

3:15 p.m.: Break

3:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion:  Jump Start Your Global Health Career 

4:15 p.m.: Ask the Faculty

4:30 p.m.: Closing

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