V-Day February Event 2017

  • February 1, 2017

Announcing the 2nd Annual BWH OrACORe V-Day February Event     When: Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Where: Bornstein Amphitheater at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by refreshments in the 15 Francis Street rotunda What: Moderated conversation about the role of hospitals in caring for survivors of campus sexual assault. The event will begin with…

Spotlight on the OA Risk Calculator (OA Risk C)

  • January 10, 2017

The Osteoarthritis Risk Calculator (OA Risk C) is an interactive, web-based tool that presents users with their personalized risk of OA, based on demographic and basic personal information input by the users. Risk calculators have been used as an education tool in conditions like heart disease and diabetes, but no risk calculator existed for OA before the one created by…

Conference Report: American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

  • December 12, 2016

Amelia Winter (AW) and Hannah Kerman (HK) What: The annual meeting for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP), held in Washington, DC AW: At this conference, rheumatologists, researchers, and students gather to learn about up-and-coming research within the field of rheumatology. With this knowledge, healthcare providers can optimize their patient care. HK: Over 16,000 people attended,…

Conference Report: Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM)

  • November 22, 2016

Karen Smith and Prashant Rajan Hey everyone! Welcome to OrACORe and PIVOT’s first official blog post! We wanted to take this opportunity to provide an update on a recent trip that we took to the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) conference in Vancouver. The SMDM meeting brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers who study how medical decisions can…

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