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The 20th annual Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series - Bankole Thompson

Location:Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium

Date & Time: 2020-02-2717:00:00
Event Type: Public
  • Site: East Lansing

A leading voice on race, leadership and free speech issues, Bankole Thompson is a nationally renowned journalist whose work has been noted for its glaring contributions in the continuing fi ght for racial equality and economic justice. Thompson is a twice-a-week op-ed columnist at The Detroit News. His column deals with presidential politics and culture, public opinion and leadership, social and economic issues. Thompson is also the editor-inchief of The PuLSE Institute, the Detroit-based independent anti-poverty think tank. University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library in 2015, established the “Bankole Thompson Papers,” a comprehensive physical and digital collection to preserve his work for students and scholars. Thompson in 2018, was honored with the “Let Freedom Ring Award,” on MLK Day by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition for his writings which according to the organization reflects the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. for a just society.


Healthy Lifestyle and Preventive Care: Future Directions CME Course

Location:Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

Date & Time: 2020-02-2917:00:00
Event Type: Public
  • Site: Other

American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) Convocation

Location:The Broadmoor

Date & Time: 2020-03-1117:00:00
Event Type: Public
  • Site: Other

Osteopathic medicine provides patients, physicians and communities the opportunity to explore health from all perspectives, and it integrates mind, body and spirit into the provision of care and education. The 2020 Convocation, in the inherently inspirational setting of Colorado Springs, will provide experiences for integrating such concepts as nutrition, functional medicine, movement therapy, exercise prescription, injection modalities, and team care approaches into the osteopathic care of patients and self-care of physicians.

Attendees will learn through energizing lectures and interactive workshops how to implement innovations in their own practice of osteopathic medicine, and they will leave with practical knowledge and confidence in implementing these ideas directly with their patients. There also will be time dedicated to expanding personal wellness and exploring individual health transformation.

Additionally, osteopathic educators will have opportunities to explore innovations in the changing environment of medical education as we extend osteopathic medicine into a broader arena.

Registration can be found here and closes March 15, 2020:

Wellness and Resiliency Workshop

Location:MSU-Management Education Center

Date & Time: 2020-03-1307:30:00
Event Type: Public
  • Site: Other

This activity is approved for AOA Category 1 credit.  This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.


This one-day mindfulness and resiliency educational day has been designed specifically for physicians, faculty, and healthcare providers. This program will include topics such as overcoming adversity, suicide prevention, and coaching to wellness. We will also have an afternoon workshop dedicated to Mindfulness and Resiliency which will equip you with tools and tips on how to practice and incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine. In this experiential workshop, you will engage in practical exercises, get personalized coaching and feedback from the instructors, and discuss strategies for applying the skills.


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