Chicago Institute of Medicine Launches Virtual Four-Session Series on “The Intersection of Education and Community Engagement” with Rosalind Franklin University April 1, 2022

CHICAGO, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is pleased to launch a virtual series of four sessions starting on April 12022 titled “The Intersection of Education and Community Engagement” with Rosalind Franklin University. Sessions address interprofessional education, health career pathways, the intersectionality of education and community engagement with in-depth research, and the pursuit of health equity. The program is open to everyone for free. For more details and to register, go to this page.

Virtual sessions will take place from 12:00-13:00 CT. In addition, four CEUs are available to participants. Over 20 speakers will discuss the impact and value of interprofessional education in creating healthier and better communities.

The four virtual sessions are:

April 1, 2022 Interprofessional Education at Rosalind Franklin University: Lessons learned from building an IP culture and community

April 82022 Addressing Health Equity Through Community Engagement: Education, Awareness and Partnerships

April 222022 Harnessing the power of research to improve community health and well-being

April 292022 Building Networks to Meet Critical Nursing Needs in the Greater Chicago Area

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is committed to serving the population through the interprofessional training of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving well-being. The university embodies the spirit of inquiry and excellence modeled by its namesake, Dr. Rosalind Franklin, whose photo 51 was crucial in solving the structure of DNA. Recognized for its research in areas such as neuroscience, brain-related diseases, hereditary disorders, diabetes, obesity, and gait and balance, RFU encompasses the Chicago Medical School, the College of Health Professions, the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, and Dr. William M. Scholl College of podiatric medicine. Learn more at rosalindfranklin.edu.

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago (IOMC), since 1915, is an independent, not-for-profit organization of distinguished health leaders who work together to improve the health of the public. Drawing on the expertise of diverse members and other regional leaders, the IOMC addresses critical health issues through a range of interdisciplinary approaches, including education, research, communication of reliable information and community engagement. With public health at the center of its concerns, the IOMC is developing new programs and services to better meet the needs of its members and the Chicagocounties and state of illinois community. 501c3 non-profit organization. Visit www.iomc.org.

For more information contact:
Institute of Medicine of Chicago
Deborah Hodges
312.709.2685
[email protected]

SOURCE The Institute of Medicine of Chicago

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