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WCMS March E-Newsletter

Highlights:

  • COVID-19 Resources
  • Climate Change and Health Event at U of M on March 10
  • CME Ad: Update in Radiology 2020 at Ascension St. John Hospital on March 26
  • Save-the-Date: Cannabis in Practice Conference on April 20
  • FREE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Training/Assistance for LGBTQ+ Youth
  • WCMS 2019 Year-in-Review Annual Report

COVID-19 Resources and Information

For the latest, evolving information on COVID-19, please find the below links and highlighted resources:

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Climate Change and Health: Readiness and Resilience on March 10, Earth Day at 50 Events

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

LocationDow Auditorium, Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Michigan

Schedule:

  • 12:00-1:30 | Keynote & Solutions Discussion (will be Live Streamed)
  • 1:30-2:00 pm | Reception (to continue the conversation)

Register by clicking this link or the adjoining image. To learn more about the University of Michigan's Earth Day at 50 history and other events throughout the week, please click here.

Advertisement: CME Opportunity at Ascension St. John Hospital on March 26, Update in Radiology 2020

When: Thursday, March 26, 2020, 7:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Where: St. John Hospital - Peter A. Whyte Auditorium, 22101 Moross, Detroit, MI 48236

Program Objectives:

  • review artificial intelligence in radiology;
  • cover screen detected lung cancers;
  • discuss current prostate MRI techniques;
  • overview of pediatric GI emergency;
  • overview of emergency radiology of the head and neck;
  • discussion of imaging of vaping pneumonitis
  • provide stroke update;
  • discuss vascular malformation imperforate rectum.

Register through March 24 at this link.

 

Save the Date: Cannabis in Practice Conference on April 20

Mark your calendars for the second "Cannabis in Practice" event for medical professionals hosted by WCMS, the Washtenaw County Health, and the Livingston County Health Department.

Proposed Date: Monday, April 20 from 8:30 AM-1:00 PM

Proposed Location: Weber's Inn in Ann Arbor

More details and forthcoming. To see highlights and access resources from the 2019 event, please click here.

FREE Mental Health and Substance Abuse Training and Assistance for LGBTQ+ Youth

The Community Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is offering free training and technical assistance for health care providers and staff developed by a coalition of community organizations, LGBTQ+ youth, and university partners brought together by the Resilience + Resistance Collective at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

FREE:

  • One-hour online training
  • Two-hour in-clinic training
  • Three months of technical support
  • Continuing education credits

For more information and to enroll, follow this link.

WCMS Annual Report: 2019 Year in Review

Access the digital annual report of the WCMS Bulletin. See photos and highlights of our 2019 accomplishments, learn how to get more involved, and see our path forward in 2020.

Printed editions of the Annual Report have circulated to WCMS members' mailing addresses. To update your mailing or contact information, please log-in to your MSMS profile here.

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