Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
OUR WORK
More Information
PARTICIPATE
COLLABORATE
Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
ARE YOU ONE?
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
WHAT IT MEANS
Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
SEE HOW
More Information
Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
LEARN MORE
More Information
PARTICIPATE
Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
ABOUT US
More Information
Make an Appointment Directory Give Faculty Students
CME

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Neurosurgery’s Role in Global Health

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Time: 4–5 p.m.

Contact: Cecilia Owen

About the Event

This installment of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds features Robert J. Dempsey, M.D., presenting “Neurosurgery’s Role in Global Health: The Art of Doctoring in an Imperfect World.” Dempsey is chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Email Cecilia Owen for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the scope of the shortage of specialized medicine worldwide;
  • Describe concrete goals and objectives to address medical inequities;
  • Identify the role of collaboration, education and research in developing a self-sustaining system of medical care.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists, other medical specialties
  • Secondary: Nursing, residents, students and allied health professions

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care and procedural skills; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; and systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; and utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibility; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.

Dempsey does not have relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest relating to the educational content of this presentation.

The Neurosurgery Grand Rounds planning committee members are John Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.; Nicole Virnig; and Cecilia Owen. The members of the planning committee do not have relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest relating to the educational content of this educational series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.