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Managing Clinic Safety: A Policy Approach

What sorts of policies should clinics adopt for preventing violence in the workplace? What are some common misconceptions about when and why patients exhibit violence behaviors? What are appropriate legislative responses to stop increased violence against and to protect health care personnel? This Zoom presentation and audience Q&A will explore the ways that healthcare clinics can address the complex problem of workplace violence. Join us on April 25 from 8-9AM.

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Recording available: "Federally Qualified Health Centers: Closing the Gap"

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The December 2023 edition of Bioethics for Breakfast is available. Ronald A. Chalres, MD, MHA, FACP, FACHE from Ingham Community Health Centers, Debbie Edokpolo, MSW from Michigan Primary Care Association and Nike Shoyinka, MD, MPH, FIDSA from Ingham County Health Department joins us for a presentation on federal qualified health centers.

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Recording available: "Clinician Perspectives on Levels of Evidence and Oversight for Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Childhood OCD"

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Watch the recording of the November 15th Bioethics Public Seminar from Michelle T. Pham, PhD. The seminar explores clinician perspectives on acceptable levels of evidence to offer deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatment in pediatric populations, as well as perspectives on institutional policies or protocols that might be needed to effectively provide care for this patient population.


Recording available: "The next pandemic is coming: neglected lessons from COVID-19"

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In October 2023, Michigan policymakers were invited to attend a special event in the long-running Bioethics for Breakfast series. A recording is available of the presentations from College of Human Medicine faculty members Keith English, MD, and Heatherlun Uphold, PhD. A summary of the session is also available on our blog.