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January 2017

Grand Rounds, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

January 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
University of Washington Magnuson Health Sciences Center – Room T-625, 1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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Risk Taking, Freedom, Safety, and Well-Being: Dimensions of an Engaged Campus Culture, San Francisco

January 26, 2017 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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These dimensions of an engaged campus are fraught with the challenges of their balance and how higher education can meet its unique responsibility and core purposes in an open, democratic society. MODERATOR: Barry Schwartz Part of the 2017 Annual Meeting: Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence

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February 2017

Teaching Social Justice and Health Equity in an Age of Polarization

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bentley Reserve, Second Floor Lounge, 400 Sansome Street Entrance
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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$25

Professor Metzl will explore a new educational paradigm called Structural Competency that aims to teach healthcare leaders of tomorrow ways to identify, study and intervene in these inequities. He will detail ways the "structural competency" model offers a new approach to healthcare. Structural competency is a term and concept coined by Dr. Metzl that has now become a major movement in health education.

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UCLA Social Medicine Grand Rounds – “Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms: Changing the Terms of the Debate”

February 21, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
UCLA Gonda Building, 200 Medical Plaza Driveway Suite 530
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Social Medicine Grand Rounds is proud to present: "Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms: Changing the Terms of the Debate" by Dr. Jonathan Metzl. Four assumptions frequently arise in the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States: (1) that mental illness causes gun violence, (2) that psychiatric diagnosis can predict gun crime, (3) that shootings represent the deranged acts of mentally ill loners, and (4) that effective gun control laws will not prevent such incidents.…

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Gun Policy in Trump’s America

February 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Public Knowledge, 20 Cooper Square, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU invites you to join us for a panel discussion with leading legislators, activists, journalists, and academics to debate gun policy and it’s everyday effects under the most overtly pro-gun administration in modern memory.

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March 2017

“What Makes Black Girls, Blue?” Creating Mental Wellness Climates for Black Women and Girls – Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

March 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rayburn House Office Building – room 2044, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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“What Makes Black Girls, Blue?” Creating Mental Wellness Climates for Black Women and Girls A Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls (CCBWG) briefing Description On Thursday March 9, 2017, The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, co-chaired by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), will present a panel of some of the nation's mental health thought leaders, advocates, providers, researchers, everyday Black women, and her allies, for a U.S. Congressional level conversation on the social, economic, cultural, and political elements,…

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The global psyche: experiments in ethics, politics, and technoscience

March 16, 2017 - March 17, 2017
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN United States + Google Map

Dr. Jonathan Metzl is conference co-organizer

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Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Boston

March 28, 2017
Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Invited lecture, Department of Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania

March 30, 2017
University of Pennsylvania Department of Africana Studies, 3401 Walnut Street, Suite 331A
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228 United States
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Grand Rounds, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

March 31, 2017
Einstein Medical Center, 5501 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, 19141 United States
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