Monday, March 29, 2010

Meetings and Conferences of Interest

There are a number of upcoming conferences, and sessions within conferences which may be of interest to Health Care Renewal readers. In chronological order, and with apologies for somewhat tooting our own horn,...

Annual Meeting, Society of General Internal Medicine
Minneapolis, MN, USA, 28 April - 1 May, 2010.

Those attending this meeting who read this blog may want to come to the meeting of the SGIM Professionalism Sub-Committee of the Clinical Practice Committee, which I chair, which will be on Friday, 30 April, 7:30-8:30am, Convention Center Room 102C, during the Annual Meeting. We would like to liven up the sub-committee, so please think about attending even if you are not now a member. See the whole meeting program here.

Annual Scientific Meeting, Rhode Island Chapter, American College of Physicians
Warwick, RI, 13 May, 2010.

I will be giving a session on external threats to ethical practice. The whole meeting program is here.

European meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making
Hall in Tyrol, Austria, 30 May - 2 June, 2010.

Wally Smith and I will be giving a short course on recognizing external threats to rational decision making. The meeting brochure is here Conference, "Prescription for Conflict: Should Industry Fund Continuing Medical Education?"
Washington, DC, 25 June, 2010.

The entire content should be of interest to our readers. The conference site is here.

 Healthy Skepticism conference,"Selling Sickness; Influence on influence"
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 7-8 October.

Again, the entire content should be of interest. The conference site is here.

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