INFLUENZA! 1918-2018 Marking the Centennial of the World’s Worst Pandemic

 

INFLUENZA! 1918-2018

Marking the Centennial of the World’s Worst Pandemic

Wed 12 September 2018 12:00-1:00 pm, Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
MEDICAL CENTER HOUR and History of the Health Sciences Lecture
WORST CASE SCENARIO: INFLUENZA AND WAR
Carol R. Byerly PhD, author of The Fever of War, University of Colorado, Boulder CO

 

Wed 31 October 2018 12:00-1:00 pm, Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
MEDICAL CENTER HOUR and Hayden-Farr Lecture in Epidemiology & Virology, Medical Grand Rounds, and History of the Health Sciences Lecture
DECODING THE GENOME OF THE 1918 INFLUENZA VIRUS
Jeffery Taubenberger MD PhD, Chief, Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD

 

Wed 14 November 2018 12:00-1:00 pm, Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
MEDICAL CENTER HOUR and History of the Health Sciences Lecture
VOICES IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE 1918 INFLUENZA: ELLEN BRYANT VOIGT’S KYRIE
Ellen Bryant Voigt, poet, author of Kyrie, Cabot VT

 

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Medical Center Hour is free and open to the public.

This series is offered for purposes both of remembrance and learning by the Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, School of Nursing; Historical Collections in the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library; and the Medical Center Hour, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, School of Medicine, University of Virginia.

University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UVA School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. UVA School of Medicine awards 1.0 hour of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit) to each nonphysician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. UVA School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for 6 years.

University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education is accredited to provide continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. UVA SONCE awards 1.0 contact hour to nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post-activity evaluation.

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