Understanding Why Mothers and Their Babies Miss Prenatal and Well-Child Visits

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Wolf, M.D., MPH, will discuss her research into prenatal and well-child visit attendance in this installment of Discovery Dialogues hosted by VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Pam Dillon, Pharm.D., research liaison, at pmdillon@vcu.edu or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpcu2hqDguHNxbBv1Yrg8I7vAv_5-9U59T.

ER/Cardiac/Pulmonary/ICU Theme Meeting: Child Health Research Institute

Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Child Health Research Institute at VCU promotes new research and innovation that will impact the lives of children. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with VCU or VCUHS. Questions: https://www.chrichmond.org/events/events-details?ceid=5fb52338-1895-461d-a90c-37ff7dd862b5. To attend the second EPIC Theme meeting, register at the following URL. Sign in to the chat during the meeting to get credit for attendance. Theme leader is oliver.karam@vcuhealth.org. For more information, contact Henry Rozycki at hrozycki@vcu.edu or visit https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/97137499210.

Neurosciences Theme Meeting: Child Health Research Institute

Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Child Health Research Institute at VCU promotes new research and innovation that will impact the lives of children. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with VCU or VCUHS. Questions: https://www.chrichmond.org/events/events-details?ceid=e3385ec5-2564-417a-b907-4cb7a88ea7d3. To attend the second neurosciences theme meeting, log into Zoom at the following URL. Sign in to the chat during the meeting to get credit for attendance. Theme Leader is nicholas.johnson@vcuhealth.org. For more information, contact Henry Rozycki at hrozycki@vcu.edu or visit https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/99802044319.

Unlocking Health Equity: LGBTQIA+ and Health Care

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Join the Office of Student Experience as guest speaker Kathryn Jones, medical director at Virginia Treatment Center for Children, identifies practices, language and tools that encourage inclusive, empowering and safe environments for those in the LGBTQIA+ community. The session is designed with health sciences students in mind. RSVP at the following URL. For more information, contact Chelsea Gary at garycs@vcu.edu or visit https://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vphs/OSEReg/Form.aspx?EventTypeID=3.

Barriers to Attendance of Prenatal and Well-Child Visits

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.

Elizabeth Wolf, M.D., MPH, assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at VCU, will discuss her research on prenatal care and well-child visits with colleagues and peers. The session will be hosted by the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science as part of the KL2 Scholar Exchange with the VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Visit the following URL for the Zoom link. For more information, contact Rob Direnzo at direnzor@vcu.edu or visit https://georgetown.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zb-Epy3sQe-gkHtwSndW6A.

VCU School of Medicine’s 12th Annual (Virtual) Pediatrics Conference

October 3rd, 2020 from 8am-12pm

Join the VCU School of Medicine’s Pediatrics Interest Group for our biggest event of the year! This free, virtual conference features a variety of talks by attending physicians from the Children’s Hospital of Richmond on relevant topics such as COVID-19 and the Pediatric Population, Healthcare Disparities & Advocacy, Child-Abuse in the time of COVID-19, Vaccination Hesitancy, and more!  Additionally, we are pleased to announce our featured talk on Racism in Medicine by three leading physicians and advocates who will be touching upon the current initiatives for combating racism in the pediatric population as well as the effects of racism on the health outcomes of the pediatrics population. We encourage early registration as many of our talks have limited space! We hope you can join us for this exciting event! Please register via the link here.