Harvard’s Annual Conference — Psychedelics Intersections: Cross-Cultural Manifestations of the Sacred

Virtual In Person

Harvard’s Annual Conference: Psychedelics Intersections: Cross-Cultural Manifestations of the Sacred February 17, 2024: 9-6:40 pm, James Room, Swartz Hall, 45 Francis Ave. Organized by: The Center for the Study of World Religions and Harvard Psychedelic Project at the Harvard Divinity School We cordially invite you to our second annual Psychedelics conference, which will expand beyond … Continue reading "Harvard’s Annual Conference — Psychedelics Intersections: Cross-Cultural Manifestations of the Sacred"

Countway Cinema: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

In Person

Join Countway Library and the Longwood Campus Black Staff Caucus for an in-person viewing of the 2017 movie The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Refreshments will be served! In 1951, cancerous cells from Henrietta Lacks lead to breakthroughs that change the face of medicine forever. Aided by writer Rebecca Skloot, Deborah Lacks embarks on a quest to learn … Continue reading "Countway Cinema: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

Power and Money in Global Health: A conversation with Tim Schwab about “The Bill Gates Problem: Reckoning with the Myth of the Good Billionaire”

Virtual In Person

In this interactive, hybrid event, Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH, PhD, will moderate a conversation with investigative journalist and author Tim Schwab about his latest book, The Bill Gates Problem: Reckoning with the Myth of the Good Billionaire. Audiences, both in-person and online, will have the opportunity to join in the discussion. This event is part … Continue reading "Power and Money in Global Health: A conversation with Tim Schwab about “The Bill Gates Problem: Reckoning with the Myth of the Good Billionaire”"

Call for Applications: Palestine Social Medicine Course

The Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights, a partnership between the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Institute for Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, is hosting our three-week intensive summer course designed to introduce students to the social, structural, political, and historical aspects that determine Palestinian … Continue reading "Call for Applications: Palestine Social Medicine Course"

Deadline for Application – Exec. Ed Online: Conflict, Feedback, and Negotiation in Health Care

Virtual

The stakes are high in health care. The ability to negotiate and manage conflict is crucial to guiding your organization. As the health care landscape continues to change, the need for effective leadership and communication skills for managerial stakeholders continues to be pivotal. This online program is designed to build on your leadership and management … Continue reading "Deadline for Application – Exec. Ed Online: Conflict, Feedback, and Negotiation in Health Care"

CHDS Seminar with Arthur Attema: “Time Preferences and COVID-19 Vaccination Hesitancy”

Virtual

Abstract: This global survey from July 2022 to June 2023 explores individual attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccination. While no present bias is evident, there's substantial cross-country variation in discount rates. Hesitant respondents show higher discount rates than vaccinated individuals, who, in turn, have higher rates than refusers. The relationship between discounting and vaccination choice varies among … Continue reading "CHDS Seminar with Arthur Attema: “Time Preferences and COVID-19 Vaccination Hesitancy”"