Blum Center Events

Get more information about programs and lectures happening at The Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center.
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  • patient education

Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Breast Cancer Genes2020-10-20

Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Breast Cancer Genes. Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Breast Cancer Genes. Testing for the classic hereditary breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, has been available and widely offered since their discovery in the 1990s. However, new

  • patient education

Alcohol and Older Adults: A Complicated and Concerning Relationship2020-09-23

Since the 21st century in the United States, evidence has shown an increasing trend in problematic alcohol use and alcohol use disorders; most notably in older adults. This presentation will review the epidemiology, socioeconomics, and neurocognitive impact of alcohol use disorders in the Baby Boomer generation. Significant U.S. healthcare system concerns as this population continues to age and increase in numbers will also be discussed.

  • patient education

Recovery Coach Perspectives on Bias and Stigma2020-09-17

Recovery Coaches present on intentional and unintentional stigma, knowing and recognizing our own biases (we all have them!), and learning how to use these truths to make the patient care experience more beneficial for all.

  • patient education

Back to School: How to Keep My Child Safe(r) During COVID-192020-08-27

In this presentation, Dr. Vandana Madhavan will review the latest updates on COVID-19 infections in children and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). She will also discuss considerations surrounding transmission and infection prevention in schools and within families that have an impact on latest guidelines. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

  • patient education

What Matters Most During COVID-19 (Online Event)2020-08-20

Join us for a two-part discussion. Dr. Matthew Russell will begin by sharing latest updates and getting medical care needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Erica Wilson will next discuss what matters most during a hospitalization.

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