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Electronic Health Records and Education: From Obstacle to Opportunity

Research In Practice Seminar

Dr. Heather Heiman

Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, January 16
Noon to 1 p.m.
UIC College of Medicine Research Building
Room 5175 (5th floor)
909 South Wolcott Ave.

The Division of Academic Internal Medicine and Geriatrics (AIM) is pleased to host this Department of Medicine “Research in Practice” seminar, featuring Dr. Heather Heiman. Dr. Heiman will discuss a competency- and EPA-based framework for education related to electronic health records and present the work that she has done with colleagues to promote responsible electronic documentation by trainees at the Undergraduate Medical Education and Graduate Medical Education levels.

Learn more about Dr. Heather Heiman.

The conference room is limited to 40 attendees. A light lunch will be served.

RSVP no later than January 14 at http://evite.me/emRfjukabB

For more information, contact Lupe Compean at gcompean@uic.edu.


Multi-Level Modelling to Address Cervical Cancer Disparities in Appalachia

University of Illinois Cancer CenterUI Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Electra Paskett, PhD

Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research
Ohio State University

Thursday, January 16, 2020
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, is a professor and director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she holds the Marion N. Rowley Designated Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Paskett also serves as the associate director for population sciences and community outreach, co-leader of the Cancer Control Program and director of the Diversity Enhancement Program at the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center – James.

Learn more about Dr. Paskett.

Learn more about this lecture on the UI Cancer Center website.


Distinguished Professor Lecture: Sociologist Amanda Lewis

Amanda Lewis, PhD

African American Studies and Sociology Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, February 27, 2020
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

UIC Student Center East
Cardinal Room
750 S Halsted St.

Amanda Lewis, PhD, is a African American Studies and Sociology Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Lewis' research focuses on how race shapes educational opportunities and how our ideas about race get negotiated in everyday life. 

She is the author of Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color-line in Classrooms and Communities (2003), which won the 2005 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award and the 2004 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award. She wrote (with John Diamond) Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools (Oxford, 2015) and (with Mark Chesler and Jim Crowfoot) Challenging Racism in Higher Education: Promoting Justice (2005). She co-edited The Changing Terrain of Race and Ethnicity (with Maria Krysan, 2004).

Her research has appeared in Sociological Theory, American Educational Research Journal, American Behavioral Scientist, Race and Society, DuBois Review and Anthropology, Education Quarterly and related journals.

For forthcoming details about this event, learn more on the UIC LAS website


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