The 6,000-square-foot laboratory is a model facility with sophisticated equipment for mammalian cell and microbial culture, analysis of biological materials including DNA, RNA, and proteins, and confocal microscopy of biological tissues.
During the program, health care executives and front-line health practitioners will describe the role of community health workers in the delivery of patient-centered medical care and address their challenges and concerns.
They will discuss a case that focuses on the symptoms of fatigue, cases of chronic fatigue syndrome, the impact of chronic fatigue syndrome on all aspects of daily life and how an interprofessional team approach may improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. in West Hartford has awarded the medical school $500,000 to create the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Primary Care Fellowship, which will provide scholarships to qualified students who seek careers as primary care physicians
The CEO Roundtable on Cancer is a nonprofit organization of CEOs, founded by former President George H.W. Bush. It developed and administers the Gold Standard, a workplace accreditation program that encourages and recognizes the commitment of organizations that take concrete actions to address cancer in their workplaces.
The health care bill passed by the Senate today with unanimous support will help increase transparency regarding pharmaceutical costs, prevent consumers from paying more for prescription drugs than the drug actually costs and ensure fair competition to benefit consumers.