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How Visual Thinking Strategies Improves Healthcare Delivery
Date: Oct 14, 19
Time: 15:00 pm - 15:45 pm
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a way to use art to improve observation, communication, and comfort with ambiguity. In the last decade, it has increasingly been used to train doctors, nurses, dentists and pharmacists around the world. I will first…

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Innovation and Acceptance: Addressing the Social, Societal, and Economic Impact of the Autism Tsunami
Date: Oct 14, 19
Time: 16:00 pm - 16:45 pm
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Autism diagnosis rates have skyrocketed over the last two decades. The economic, social, and emotional costs of this trend are felt in every community and in workplaces across the country. We’ll explore the depths of the challenges, highlight innovators and…

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Health Sciences Workforce Development
Date: Oct 14, 19
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

Hear directly from Dr. Dan Derksen and Dr. Heather Carter about the legislative work coming out of the Arizona Center for Rural Health to build the work force data repository as well as address the primary care physician shortage. What…

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Breaking Down Scientific Silos: Using One Health to Address the World’s Wicked Problems
Date: Oct 14, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Graham, Tucson Convention Center

One Health is not a single field in health or environmental sciences, but rather an acknowledgement of the interconnectedness between humans, animals, and their environment. With this understanding, scientists from across a wide variety of expertise step away from their…

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