Thursday, October 29, 2015

International Education Week, 11/14-20, multiple events

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights 
Battenfeld Auditorium

Monday, November 16, 2015

International Educational Experience Poster Presentations
Noon-1:00 p.m.
School of Nursing Atrium
Appetizers served

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

End-of-Life Care and Attitudes: Crossing Cultures When Crossing Over (KUMC Clinical Culture and Diversity Series)
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
G013 SON
Lunch is provided

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Immigration Matters for Clinicians, Researchers and other Professionals: H-1B's, J-1 Waivers and Permanent Residency
Judy Bordeau, Bordeau Immigration Law, LLC
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
G013 SON 
Lunch is provided

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Culture Hour
A casual forum for students, faculty and staff to discuss cross-cultural exchanges
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Calkins Conference Room, G004 Orr Major

Friday, November 20, 2015

Global Fair
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
SON AtriumAppetizers served
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End-of-Life Care & Attitudes: Crossing Cultures when Crossing Over, 11/17, noon

End-of-Life Care & Attitudes: Crossing Cultures when Crossing Over
presented by Dan Swagerty, MD, MPH and Viktoriya Tulchinskaya, SOM Student
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11/17/2016
12:00-1:00 p.m.
G013 School of Nursing Auditorium
Lunch provided

Sponsored by:
KU Office of International Programs
EVC Diversity & Inclusion Cabinet - Programming Subcommittee
Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity


2016 EVC Diversity & Inclusion Cabinet Meeting Dates

Tentative dates have been set for the 2016 EVC's Diversity & Inclusion Cabinet meetings.
Meetings can also be found on the KUMC calendar or the diversity calendar.  Meeting materials can be found on SharePoint.

Meeting dates are as follows:


  • February 11, 2016  8:00 a.m.  (SON Auditorium, G013)
  • May 5, 2016  11:00 a.m. (Reike Auditorium, next to bookstore)
  • August 3, 2016  8:00 a.m. (location TBD)
  • November 9, 2016 11:00 a.m. (location TBD)

Friday, October 16, 2015

Maternal Health Across Two Contintents, 10/19 noon

FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR
VINAY S. RANE, MD JD
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
12:00 – 1:00 PM
G013 SCHOOL OF NURSING (SON)
3901 RAINBOW BLVD. KANSAS CITY, KS

"MATERNAL HEALTH ACROSS TWO CONTINENTS: 
WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM EACH OTHER?

MEDICINE AND ESPECIALLY OBSTETRICS HAS REVEALED JUST HOW SIMILAR ALL OF US WHO OCCUPY THIS SMALL PLANET ACTUALLY ARE. WE ALL HAVE SO MUCH MORE IN COMMON THAN THAT WHICH DIVIDES US. CORRESPONDINGLY, MANY OF THE CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN AUSTRALIA HAVE ALREADY BEEN FELT BY OUR AMERICAN COLLEAGUES. BY EXAMINING INTERVENTIONS THAT AMERICAN CENTRES HAVE UNDERTAKEN, WE CAN IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES IN AUSTRALIA AND BEYOND.

LUNCH PROVIDED FOR FIRST 30 PARTICIPANTS
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TODD MOORE: TMOORE3@KUMC.EDU OR 913-588-4925

Vinay S. Rane is a forensic physician, lawyer and obstetric doctor based in Queensland, Australia. He has completed concurrent degrees in medicine, surgery, forensic science, twin bachelor and masters law programs and a post graduate degree in Legal Ethics at Monash University before graduating with a Masters in Health Management from Griffith University.
He went on to gain fellowships with the Australian College Legal Medicine and the Faculty of Forensic Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians in London while completing a Churchill Fellowship in forensic medicine and women’s health.
For his Fulbright Award, he will investigate the provision of obstetric services to disadvantaged women’s groups. He is completing his research at the New York Department of Health, New York State University at Albany and the School of Public Health at Harvard University in 2014-15.
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