This is a posting of events of interest to Shriners in the Western States
140 year of Shriners
Friday, January 25, 2013
Lecture: Medical Ethics, Faith, Culture and Public Policy
Monday, January 21, 2013
(SACRAMENTO) John Patrick, M.D., professor emeritus in Clinical Nutrition, Department of Biochemistry & Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa, is the guest speaker of this lecture focusing on how cultural beliefs impact medical treatment. The lecture will be held in the first floor auditorium at Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Northern California, on Sunday, January 27 at 1 p.m.
Dr. Patrick lectures frequently on the treatment of childhood nutritional deficiency and related diseases, which are the focus of his research. He has assisted in the development and training programs in Central Africa that deal with childhood protein-energy malnutrition.
The lecture is approved for 1 CME credit and meets the qualifications for 1 CME for MFCC and or LCSW, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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