Conferences/Lectures

FEATURED: The Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT) Presents: Ten Years of Theory

On the occasion of 3CT’s 10th anniversary, we reflect once more on the contemporary as an imaginative projection and a site of struggle, where the question of what can be shared matters to so many.  How do we create concrete and conceptual infrastructures of the present that are at once vital and textured, given different foci and disciplinary divides?  Exploring histories, gesturing toward virtual and actual political and economic frameworks, this conference aims to prompt comparison and theoretical innovation.  

FEATURED Unpacking New Urbanism: The Status of Walkable Diversity

New urbanism is a movement devoted to growing the world’s supply of pedestrian-based, socially diverse human settlements. In scientific terms this is framed as the “sustainable city,” a perspective that aligns closely with New Urbanism’s built environment focus. This talk reviews the state of the pursuit of walkable diversity, including research debates, implementation hurdles, and entrenched conflicts over strategies and priorities, many of which are rooted in the 19th century.

 

Dr. Melissa Gilliam on Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

Please join us at the RainbowPUSH Coalition, 930 E. 50th St., Chicago IL, for a lively discussion of diversity and inclusion in higher education, featuring Dr. Melissa Gilliam, Ellen H. Block Professor of Health Justice in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, and Vice Provost for Academic Leadership, Advancement, and Diversity, at the University of Chicago. Dr.

i. Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW): "Using Claims Data and Hospital Records to Study the Immunology of Sepsis" by Phil Verhoef, MD, PhD. Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine

The Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW) is focused on clinical outcomes, health services and comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, and medical education, with an emphasis on the application or use of social science research methods. The workshop is highly interactive and provides opportunities for trainees, fellows, and faculty to present early-stage research ideas or preliminary results, to practice conference talks, or to use the time as a research or grant preparation working meeting with colleagues and senior faculty.

Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW): “Pediatric Residents as a Resource in School-Based Sexual Health Education” by Paul Bottone, MD, Clinical Associate of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

The Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW) is focused on clinical outcomes, health services and comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, and medical education, with an emphasis on the application or use of social science research methods. The workshop is highly interactive and provides opportunities for trainees, fellows, and faculty to present early-stage research ideas or preliminary results, to practice conference talks, or to use the time as a research or grant preparation working meeting with colleagues and senior faculty.

Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW): “Cost Related Medication Non-Adherence: Literature Review and Proposed Solutions” by Ali Thaver, MD, Hospitalist Scholar, Department of Medicine

The Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW) is focused on clinical outcomes, health services and comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, and medical education, with an emphasis on the application or use of social science research methods. The workshop is highly interactive and provides opportunities for trainees, fellows, and faculty to present early-stage research ideas or preliminary results, to practice conference talks, or to use the time as a research or grant preparation working meeting with colleagues and senior faculty.

Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW): “Academic and Professional Writing Workshop” by Tracy Weiner, Associate Director, University Writing Programs

The Outcomes Research Workshop (ORW) is focused on clinical outcomes, health services and comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, and medical education, with an emphasis on the application or use of social science research methods. The workshop is highly interactive and provides opportunities for trainees, fellows, and faculty to present early-stage research ideas or preliminary results, to practice conference talks, or to use the time as a research or grant preparation working meeting with colleagues and senior faculty.