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Physician Wellness Town Hall


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Pain Management and the Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care


The UPMC Center for High Value Health Care in partnership with Community Care is pleased to announce the following webinar, “Pain Management and the Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care” on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from Noon – 1 pm. Intended for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners, this webinar will use case-based […]


The Politics of Disease Control: Sleeping Sickness in Eastern Africa, 1890-1920


When British and German colonial practices disrupted the economies and ecosystems of the Great Lakes region of East Africa around 1900, an epidemic of invariably fatal African Trypanosomiasis ("sleeping sickness") rapidly spread. How Africans had faced challenging times in the past shaped whether and how they cooperated with the Europeans' successful search for a cause, […]

Recognizing & Responding to Children at Risk: Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect Education for Physicians


About this Virtual Event Learning Objectives Identify the role of child protection Describe the role of mandated reporter Define categories of child abuse in the law Recognize potential risks/indicators of child abuse/neglect Explain referral process and follow up Identify prevention resources This training reviews the elements of child abuse, including the legal definitions of a […]

2nd Annual Hypertension Symposium


Over the last decade, hypertension has risen to the number one factor in the global burden of disease. Despite the increased awareness and improved treatment of hypertension, the prevalence of hypertension is rising and controlled rates are stagnant. Medical guidelines aim to steer clinicians toward best practices. The hypertension clinical practice guidelines from the American […]


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