TONIGHT! CU AMSA Bioethics presents: “Narrative Medicine & Bioethics” with Dr. Rita Charon!

CU AMSA Bioethics Committee presents “Narrative Medicine & Bioethics” with Dr. Rita Charon, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons this WED., 11/28, 8PM-9PM in Hamilton 404! REFRESHMENTS INCLUDED! :)
Don’t forget: CU AMSA Public Health Committee presents:
FINALS MENTAL HEALTH this FRIDAY!
CU AMSA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 11/26
Welcome back AMSA. Wishing you the best in this final stretch. -SB
1. “Narrative Medicine & Bioethics” with Dr. Rita Charon
CU AMSA Bioethics Committee, Wed. 11/28, 8-9PM, Hamilton 404
2. “FINALS MENTAL HEALTH”
CU AMSA Public Health Committee, Friday, 11/30, 12-4PM, Low Plaza
3. 11/29 event at the non-profit group EcoHealth Alliance
And in other news…
since I previously suggested an article about states not setting up insurance exchanges, check out this NYTimes article about doctors who only take cash. Concierge medicine is a model worth knowing; it may be an important part of healthcare in the future.
 
NO BIOETHICS THIS WEEK DUE TO EVENT WED NIGHT
GLOBAL HEALTH: Mondays from 9:00-10:00pm in HAMILTON 401
PUBLIC HEALTH: Wednesdays from 9:00-10:00 in HAMILTON 302
WOMEN IN MEDICINE: Wednesdays from 9:15-10:15 in HAMILTON 408
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This Wednesday, November 28th from 8-9pm in Hamilton 404, the CUAMSA Bioethics Committee will be having Dr. Rita Charon, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, come speak about Narrative Medicine as a means for facilitating the understanding and handling of Bioethical issues in medical practice. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to cuamsa.bioethics@gmail.com. Thanks!
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COME PARTICIPATE IN THE BELOVED SEMI-ANNUAL TRADITION!

STRESSED about finals?
PISSED hearing your classmates tell you how they don’t have any finals this semester?
LOVE smashing things?!
Come get physical, take a breath of fresh air, and get some much-needed STRESS RELIEF by smashing boxes on Low Plaza this FRIDAY, 11/30, from 12PM-4PM with the CU AMSA Public Health Committee!

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Dear members of the Columbia University American Medical Student Association,

I work at EcoHealth Alliance, an NYC-based non-profit, where our programs are focused on solving issues at the forefront of conservation, environmental, and human health. I’m emailing you today because I believe you might be interested in attending a free networking event we are hosting at our offices on Thursday November 29th.

This is an ideal networking event for young professionals interested in entering the fields of conservation, environmental health, or public health, as EcoHealth Alliance’s programs focus on issues at the intersection of all three pillars. Our scientists and public health experts will be there that night to talk with you about the the different aspects of our work— we do everything from sampling for disease in the field, to working with government ministers around the world to impact public health and conservation policy.
I’ve attached the invitation, but you can also click here for the Facebook invite.
Best wishes,
Shari
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