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Global Health Office

Bi-weekly Bulletin
Inside Global Health
January 4, 2016
Volume 8, Issue 1
Global Health Through an Ethical Lens

January 2016 (4 sessions).  CHEB Building (corner of University and Summer). This 9-hour mini-course will look at these different settings.  We will use case studies to examine global health in an interprofessional environment.

DME Rounds: Homelessness in the Medical Curriculum

Wed. Jan. 13, 2016. @ 12:00 – 1:00pm. Locations: Room B-A3 (Tupper Basement) for Halifax; video-conferenced to Saint John (DMNB room 218); Moncton (Clerkship Room 1712) and Miramichi (Clerkship Room 3112) Speaker: Matthew To. Title: Homelessness in the Medical Curriculum: An Analysis of Case-Based Learning Content from One Canadian Medical School. All are welcome!

RACISM: White Perspectives, Lecture Series

January 13, 2016 @ 7pm. Scotiabank Theatre, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University.  How and why do the impacts of history persist? How is racism directly or indirectly manifested in our society?

Excavation: Here we are Here, A multimedia installation

Jan 15 - Feb 13, 2016. Weldon Law Building Atrium. Opening Reception Fri Jan 15 @ 5pm. The Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq (IB&M) Initiative is excited to invite you to the opening reception of Sylvia Hamilton’s exhibit at the Schulich School of Law.
Call for Abstracts: Bethune Round Table 2016

Submission deadline: January 17, 2016. Halifax, NS.  The Bethune Round Table 2016 is now accepting abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations related to the theme of “building collaborative teams to strengthen global surgery”.

Save the Date: Poverty Inc. Film Screening

Tues. Jan 19, 2016 @ 6-8pm.  Tupper Theatre B.  Co-hosted by the Global Health Office and Health Association of African Canadians – Student Organization (HAAC-SO). Please join us for this award winning documentary, followed by discussion.

Global Health Rounds: Dr. Ingrid Waldron

Wed. Jan 20, 2016 @ 5-6pm. Halifax Tupper G36; Saint John Rm. 221, Miramichi Rm. 3111. Race, Place & Waste: Exploring the Health Effects of Environmental Racism in African Nova Scotian & Mi'kmaw Communities

Global Health Electives: Summer 2016

Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016 @ 4pm. International electives (observerships) are available for the summer months in Tanzania, Ghana and Thailand.

Save the Date: Mental Health On Air

Jan 23, 2016. Halifax Central Library. Mental Health On Air: Healthy Minds, Resilient Communities. Presented by TeenMentalHealth.Org.

Dal Med Class of '72 Global Health Education Bursary

Deadline: Fri. Jan. 29, 2016. The MD Class of 1972 has established an Endowment Fund with the Global Health Office to provide bursaries to fourth-year (4th) medical student to pursue an international education experience.

Call for Presentations: Inaugural Celebration of Humanities Conference 2016

Abstract Deadline: Sunday Jan 31, 2016. Conference Dates: May 6-8, 2016. Dalhousie University, Halifax NS.  Undergraduates, graduate students, residents and Health Professions Faculty from across Canada are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation on any aspect of the humanities in the health professions.

Pre-Departure Training Sessions 2016

Saturdays, Feb 22, Mar 5 & 26, 2016 @ 9 am - 3:30 pm.  Halifax: Tupper G36; Saint John: Rm. 218. Are you a Dalhousie student in Health Professions, Dentistry or Medicine planning an education experience abroad? All students participating in international electives are required to complete the training.
2016 Global Health Photo Contest

Submission deadline: March 1, 2016. We are now accepting submissions for the 2016 global health photo contest. Do you have outstanding photos that tell a compelling story about your global health experience?

2016 Global Health Awards

Submission deadline: March 1, 2016.  We are now accepting nominations for our Global Health Awards (Faculty, Resident, Student). Recognizing outstanding contribution to the global health community at Dalhousie.

Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare Conference

March 4 & 5, 2016. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.  The Dalhousie and National Sciences Students' Associations want you to Save The Date for the 2016 NaHSSA Conference.
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