McMaster Demystifying Medicine seminar series 2015
This event is co-organized with the Hannah Unit in the History of Medicine.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (NEW: please see detailed program here)
MDCL 3020, building 52 (please click here for map)
Ellen Amster | Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of History [Historian]
Julie Emili | Director of Public Health and Preventive Residency Program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics [Public Health]
Gordon Guyatt | Distinguished Professor, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Medicine, CLARITY program [EBM]
Mark Loeb | Director of Infectious Disease Program, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics [Infectious disease]
Matthew Miller | McMaster Immunology Research Center, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedicine. [Immunology]
Jeffrey Pernica | Head of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics [Pediatrics, infectious disease]
To develop a more complex and interdisciplinary understanding of vaccination itself and its social, ethical, legal, medical, economic, scientific, historical, and political implications.
To understand anti-vaccination and vaccine hesitancy in multidisciplinary perspective, (social, ethical, legal, medical, economic, and political).
To provide clinical health care professionals with specific information about vaccines, vaccination, contagious disease and anti-vaccination, for use in interactions with patients, the public, and stakeholders.
To develop new strategies for educating the public and patients about vaccines, and strategies for inviting collaboration by key social actors and stakeholders.
Dr. Kjetil Ask or Dr. Ellen Amster
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706
Each seminar meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by McMaster Continuing Health Science Education for up to 1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster Continuing Health Science Education for up to 1.5 MOC Section 1 credits
Attendees seeking accreditation will need an ETA (Event Tracking Assistant) account. Please contact Sara Sellers to set up an account.