2017 CUGH Conference
 
 
SATELLITE EVENTS
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Thursday, April 6 | Morning Sessions | Afternoon Sessions | Full Day Sessions

Friday, April 7     •     Saturday, April 8     •    Sunday, April 9


CUGH SATELLITE SESSIONS

On Thursday April 6, 2017, CUGH is proud to present a series of satellite sessions developed and hosted by CUGH working committees and partnering institutions.

These sessions are opportunities to delve in depth into a number of global health issues through half or full day sessions. All satellite sessions on April 6 require registration - separate from registration for the sessions of April 7 - 9, 2017.

Satellite sessions of April 7 - 9 do not require pre-registration for the individual sessions, but registration for the full conference *is required*.


• • • • • • THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017 | MORNING SATELLITE SESSIONS • • • • • • 

THE ROLE OF EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTERS IN CREATING COMMUNITY RESILIENCY
9am - 12pm, Room:  TBA
CRDF Global

CRDF Global will host and facilitate a multi-disciplinary panel of experts who will provide viewpoints on the support and development of EOCs as a source of resiliency in East and Sub-Saharan Africa and around the world. The panel will use Kenya's EOC development as a case study in how universities and other stakeholders can support EOCs as a source of resiliency in pandemics and other significant disease outbreaks. The session will specifically address costing models, curriculum for EOC leadership and managers, risk-based exercises and multi-sectoral response. The discussion will include specific examples from around the globe based on the panel's work in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jorden, Ukraine, and Iraq.

CRDF has been a leading implementer of programs facilitating international collaboration to strengthen global health research and security challenges for over a decade.


POLITICS OF GLOBAL HEALTH: POLITICAL WILL AND SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE PROGRAMS
9am - 12:30pm. Room: Georgetown
CUGH Trainee Advisory Committee

This half-day trainee-led session will provide trainees with diverse opportunities to broaden their understanding and master skills necessary to navigate the politics of global health, as well as the opportunity to further develop a peer network of culturally and professionally diverse trainees who share a similar passion. Students will not only be able to hear about the experience of several leaders from a wide variety of fields within the global health community, but also be able to directly interact with them through a series of unique skill building breakout sessions.


HOW DOES THE READERSHIP OF JOURNALS FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES UNDERSTAND GLOBAL HEALTH?
9am - 12:00pm. Room: TBA
CUGH Research Committee

This satellite session will provide a whole new scope on the global health agenda from editors whose priorities lies in different fields.

A conversation with a panel of editrs from the worlds of geoscience, architecture, design and technology and business, and editors from global health journals. The panel will discuss ways to introduce the  global health agenda  into their respective fields, and to share lessons on moving knowledge from paper publication to on the ground impact   The  focus will be on how global health messages are delivered and perceived in different disciplines. 

Invited: Journal Editors and members of editorial councils.



CONSTRUCTING AND GOVERNING APPLIED RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS IN MATERNAL, NEWBORN, AND CHILD HEALTH
9am - 12pm, Room: TBA
USAID | TRAction Project at University Research Co., LLC, University of California, San Francisco and University of California Berkeley IGHDD, Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy at the City University of New York

A range of partners, representing various stakeholder groups poised to contribute to applied research and research-to-use efforts, will come out of this discussion with a shared perspective on comparative institutional strengths, opportunities to engage in partnership activities, leveraging partnerships to augment research and advocacy efforts, and the value partnership can bring to efforts to achieve individual institutional objectives and to our collective goals in improving MNCH.



WORKSHOP ON BEST PRACTICES FOR GLOBAL HEALTH EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
9am - 12:00pm. Room: TBA
Child Family Health International

This workshop combines the expertise within the fields of international education and global health education to present and allow attendees to explore the application of pedagogies and guidelines, as well as safe/security/risk management best practices that have been refined over the past decades within the fields of study abroad.



• • • • • • THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017 | AFTERNOON SATELLITE SESSIONS • • • • • •

PUTTING QUALITY ON THE GLOBAL HEALTH AGENDA
1pm - 5pm, Room: TBA
McGill University, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Harvard Global Health Institute

This session will convene leading experts to address the critical issue of measuring and improving quality of healthcare in low income settings. It will provide an overview of key issues in measuring and improving quality of healthcare in low income settings through a series of lectures followed by an interactive panel discussion.



REIMAGINING POPULATION HEALTH THROUGH GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP
1pm - 5pm, Room: TBA
University of Washington

This session will be a facilitated and highly interactive discussion led by leaders of the University of Washington's Population Health Initiative. The session is intended to identify opportunities for universities, faculty, and students to work together to generate solutions to some of the population health challenges we face in the areas of human health, environmental resiliency, and social and economic equity.


GLOBAL OPERATIONS 2017: TOOLS FOR FACULTY & ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERS
1pm - 5pm, Room: TBA
CUGH Enabling Systems Committee
This session will provide an in-depth opportunity to review and discuss, with colleagues and presenters, a few examples of administrative processes and structure to effectively support faculty and students doing global projects abroad. The workshop will be primarily focused on operational and support activities.



PROMOTING URBAN HEALTH, A GLOBAL CHALLENGE
1pm - 5pm, Room: TBA
Georgetown University

This session will focus on the complexities surrounding the determinants of health in dynamic urban settings, its implications for governance and policy (including promising approaches), and critical directions for research, innovation, and teaching to more effectively respond to these challenges



EMERGING THEMES IN GLOBAL HEALTH EDUCATION
1pm - 5.30pm, Room: TBA
CUGH Education Committee

This session will offer an opportunity to learn about and discuss a number of CUGH Education Committee projects, programs, and developments ranging from (but not exclusive of): global health education competencies and controversies, to challenges in developing global health academic programs, to the bridging of the gap between local and global emerging concepts and models, and mentorship programs offered by the committee to new global health academic programs ...


• • • • • • THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017 | FULL DAY SATELLITE SESSIONS • • • • • •

GLOBAL SURGICAL ECOSYSTEM: STRENGTHENING HEALTHCARE WORLDWIDE
10am - 2:30pm, Room: TBA
American College of Surgeons (ACS) Operation Giving Back, The G4 Alliance, University of Utah, WHO

Surgical ecosystems are complex. The session will address fundamentals common to surgical, anesthesia, gynecology, and obstetric care worldwide, highlighting gaps and opportunities for strengthening health everywhere, especially in LMICs. The themes will include: defining the problem, exploring solutions, measuring impact, and partnerships for education. The focus will be sustainable, safe surgical ecosystems.




5th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON GLOBAL CANCER RESEARCH: INTEGRATING CANCER RESEARCH FOR IMPROVED GLOBAL HEALTH
9am - 4:30pm / Location: NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD

This Symposium is an annual event started in 2013 thataims to promote the exchange of scientific findings, best practices, and innovations in global cancer research and control. In addition, Symposium participants work to identify potential geographic and scientific areas for collaboration and develop strategic priorities related to cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).


• • • • • • FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017 | LUNCHTIME SATELLITE SESSION• • • • • • 

COMMUNITY HEALTH IN THE SDG ERA 
12pm - 1pm, Room: TBA
Maternal and Child Survival Program

This session will set the stage for advancing community health policies and programs within the context of primary care systems as a foundation for driving community engagement in the new UN Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescent's Health. Speakers will characterize the roles of communities as resources in systems to achieve the SDG goals in health and highlight how some countries are working towards sustaining and scaling up partnerships and communities.



• • • • • • SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 | POST-CONFERENCE SATELLITE SESSIONS • • • • • •

HOW TO TELL YOUR GLOBAL HEALTH STORY (SO PEOPLE HEAR IT)  
4:30pm - 6pm, Room: Monroe
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting & Global Health NOW

Immediately following this year's CUGH conference closing, please join the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, an international journalism organization, and Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for a workshop on tips and tools for engaging the news media. Alongside global health journalists and communications specialists, participants will learn the skills needed to pitch a story, translate to a lay audience, and make both traditional and nontraditional media work for you.