A wide variety of health care lectures, conferences, and other events are available to GPHAP students at the University of Chicago.
Biological Sciences Division
University of Chicago
The Bowman Society honors the legacy of Dr. James E. Bowman, BSD’s first tenured African American professor. The Bowman Society brings the University community together to focus attention on scholarship that is important to the health care of minority communities.
Departmental seminars meet once per week, generally Wednesdays at 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., from the first to tenth weeks of the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. There may be occasional seminars during the Summer quarter. Unless otherwise specified, presentations will be held in the medical center, Room W229 of the Albert Merritt Billings (AMB) building.
HDSI hosts monthly Journal Clubs and Educational Forums as well as the annual Quality and Safety Symposium. Additionally, HDSI co-sponsors events with various departments throughout the year including Grand Rounds, Outcomes Research Workshops (ORWs), and Health Outcomes Progress and Evaluation (HOPE) Seminars.
Health Economics Workshops
Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS)
Workshops are held on Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 pm in Room H300 (also known as W300). Access is easiest from the Goldblatt entrance to the Medical Center at 860 E. 59th Street. HEW is on hiatus until the Fall 2019 quarter resumes.