On Oct. 4-8, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. All events are free and open to the public. Here is a list of scheduled events:
Monday, Oct. 4 | noon-1 p.m. | Practicing High-Value Care | Claude Moore Medical Education Building (3rd floor auditorium), Zoom hybrid | Zoom
In 2018, about 50% of U.S. adults reported they or a family member put off some form of health or dental care due to cost. This session is an introduction on how healthcare providers can reduce the burden of healthcare costs on patients and the healthcare system, all the while producing better outcomes! Boxed lunches provided by the Market at Bellair.
Speakers: Andrew Parsons, MD, Internal Medicine, UVA Assistant Professor; and Glenn Moulder, MD, Internal Medicine, UVA Assistant Professor
Tuesday, Oct. 5 | 5-8 p.m. | Clinical Skills Night | Claude Moore Health Sciences Library (lower level), Classrooms 1324-1337
Clinical demonstration by primary care residents. The four stations being offered include splinting or sports physicals (MSK), sutures or biopsies (dermatology), vaginal delivery or LARCs (OB-GYN), and bathe (psychology). Snacks provided.
Speaker: Mark Cohee, MD, Family Medicine, UVA Assistant Professor
Wednesday, Oct. 6 | noon-1 p.m. | Medical Center Hour: COVID and Primary Care | Claude Moore Medical Education Building (3rd floor auditorium), Zoom hybrid) | Zoom
Dr. Etz’s lab has gained national acclaim for highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on primary care physicians. Join a conversation surrounding COVID-19, physician strain, and the future of primary care. (Speaker will be presenting remotely.) Parfait, donuts, and coffee provided.
Speaker: Rebecca Etz, PhD, Cultural Anthropology, Co-Director of Larry Green Center
Thursday, Oct. 7 | noon-1 p.m. | Managing Stress and Burnout in Medicine | Claude Moore Medical Education Building (3rd floor auditorium)
Let’s face it — med school is hard. Being a doctor is hard. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at times. How can we achieve a sense of internal balance while balancing everything else? Join to learn effective strategies for alleviating stress, optimizing self-care, mitigating burnout, and achieving more success in medical school and beyond. Boxed lunches provided by Panera Bread.
Speaker: Deborah Barry, PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, UVA Assistant Professor
Thursday, Oct. 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Medicine and Mass Incarceration | Claude Moore Medical Education Building (3rd floor auditorium), Zoom hybrid | Zoom
Join us for a presentation and Q&A addressing causes, implications, and solutions at the intersection of medicine and mass incarceration in the United States. Snacks provided.
Speaker: P. Preston Reynolds MD, PhD, General Medicine, Medical Director – Albemarle-C’ville Regional Jail
Friday, Oct. 8 | noon-1 p.m. | The Last Lecture: Caring for the Dying | Claude Moore Medical Education Building (3rd floor auditorium)
What does a primary care doctor need to know when taking care of a dying patient? Join us for a dialog about how to heal when you can’t cure, as Dr. Short explores his journey from family medicine to hospice care. Boxed lunches provided by Roots.
Speaker: Tim Short, MD, Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Questions? Contact Caroline Lebegue at firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephen Oswald at 206.290.9241.