Global Health Symposium

Friday and Saturday, January 18 – 19, 2013

global health

Location

UT Southwestern Medical Center
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Road
Dallas, Texas 75390

The two-day symposium will provide faculty, students, administrators, and health care professionals from a variety of backgrounds:

  • Insights into the the current state of technology in global health and examining implications for the future
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • eHealth
  • Distance Learning
  • Medical Innovations: Student, Private, Government, Corporations
  • Sharing of global health best practices

Who Should Attend

The 2nd Annual Global Health Symposium on adopting technology in global health is designed for faculty, administrators, trainees,
and students – especially physicians, scientists, allied health care professionals, public health professionals, nurses, employees of non-governmental organizations, non-profit foundations, grant organizations, and others who are interested in learning about,
championing, partnering, and advocating for the development of global health from an academic perspective.

Purpose and Content

The purpose of this symposium is to:

  • Highlight the current state of education and research activity in global health and related disciplines
  • Identify research of global activity in health and related disciplines
  • Create a forum for interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration in global health
  • Highlight current uses of technology and engineering in global, low resource environments
  • Discuss characteristics of potential environments for the adoption of technology

Educational Objectives

  • Insights into the current state of technology in global health and examining implications for the future
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Electronic Health (eHealth)
  • Distance Learning
  • Medical Learning - Student, Private, Government, Corporations
  • Sharing of global health best practices

Credit Designation

UT Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The UT Southwestern CE program maintains full control of the content, faculty, and budget of each sponsored activity. Each
activity is developed and managed by the UT Southwestern CE staff and the UT Southwestern physician Course Directors. Speakers are required to disclose financial relationships, off-label uses, and validate the content of the lecture material. Conflicts of Interests are resolved prior to the activity agenda being published.

More Information

The Office of Global Health is a member of CUGH, GIEESC, NCIIA, and the Global Health Council.

This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.