7th Annual Global Health Day, March 30, 2017

Medical and Humanitarian Responses During Political Conflict

Fitkin Amphitheater, 8:30 – 9:30 am - Medical Grand Rounds

"The War in Syria, the World's Shame: Failures of Early Warning, Humanitarian Protection and Humanitarian Response"

Jennifer Leaning MD, SMH, Director, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Fitkin Lobby, 9:30 – 10 am  - Reception

  

  55 Park Street Auditorium:

11-11:45 am - Lecture   “Supporting Medical Education in Conflict Zones”

Arash Alaei MD, Associate Vice Provost for International Education, Co-Founding Director, Global Institute of Health and Human Rights and the Global Multi-lingual Online College, State University of New York at Albany

Hani Mowafi MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief of Section of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine, YSM


             11:45- 12  Box Lunches - Room 202 of 55 Park Street

           12-1 pm    Moderated Discussion  “Perspectives on Humanitarian Medicine: A Conversation"  with Jennifer Leaning MD, SMH and Kamiar Alaei MD, DrPH, Associate Dean for Global and Interdisciplinary Research, Co-Founding Director, Global Institute of Health and            Human Rights and the Global Multi-lingual Online College, State University of New York at Albany - moderated by Tracy Rabin, MD, SM

 1-3 pm Poster Session with cookies/coffee - Park Street Mezzanine

TAC Auditorium

    5:00 – 8:30 Continuing Education  “Physical and Mental Health of Refugees: Providing Culturally Sensitive Longitudinal Care” - organized by Ani Annamalai MBBS, MD, Maya Prabhu MD, LLB, Camille Brown, MD and Tracy Rabin, MD, SM

 Please register at http://www.psychiatry.yale.edu/refugee/ for CME and dinner


Articles of interest related to the Day's speakers

No Easy Answer for Health Void in Syria

Harvard Gazette Interview with Jennifer Leaning,  January 10, 2017 

UAlbany online science courses for refugee Syrian medical students

Times Union article on the Alaie brothers, August 31, 2016