The Discussion answers the question posed in the Introduction, explains how the results support the answer, and shows how the answer fits in with existing knowledge. Good discussions rely on making sound arguments. This session will focus on four elements of a sound argument: claims, evidence, warrants, and qualifications. Taught by Penn-trained Elizabeth Colston, M.D., Ph.D.
This class is available for CME Credit.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Peter J. Hore, Ph.D., (Oxford University), "Do birds have a chemical magnetic compass? "
Prenatal Issues in Neurodevelopment Module
Jennifer Culhane, Ph.D., MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Principal Investigator, CHOP National Children’s Study (NCS) Center
“The Epidemiology of Prenatal issues in Neurodevelopment: A Societal Perspective”
Location: BRB II/III Auditorium
Speaker: Lawrence J. Marnett, PhD Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
A weekly in depth discussion of two pre-selected relevant recent publications from the biomedical literature
Whether you write e-mails, reports, letters, memos, job procedures or guidelines, you can learn how to use your words for maximum impact.
This course will give you techniques for writing clearly and compellingly.
Rodebaugh Diabetes Center Conference Series Presents:
Topic: Journal Club
Presenter: Mona Al-Mukaddam
Save The Date
Presentation by Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH
George A. Weiss University Professor
“ Implementation Science: Theory, Community-Based Research, and Applications”
Thursday March 22, 2012
Philanthrocapitalism and Global Health Anne-Emmanuelle Birn
University of Toronto Thursday March 22 5:00 pm 105 Lauder-Fisher Hall*
This program is made possible by a grant from the Fund to Encourage Women of the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women.
Department of History & Sociology of Science Health & Societies Program Center for Public Health Initiatives
* 37th St. Walk, between McNeil Building and Steinberg-Dietrich Hall.
Leszek Kubin, PhD “Basic Mechanisms of REM Sleep: Part II”
Glenn Greenwald to give Boardman Lecture
This year's Boardman Lecture will be on 22 March (5pm, Hall of Flags) and will feature Glenn Greenwald, one of the most influential political commentators in the country, speaking on "Endless War and the Erosion of Civil Liberties in the Age of Terrorism." The event is free and open to the public.