Seminars & Conferences

Spiritual Care Journal Club is Jan. 2
The Spiritual Care Journal Club will be held Jan. 2 from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1317 at Upstate University Hospital’s Downtown Campus. “The Spiritual Event of Serious Illness,” from the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, will be discussed. The article is available in the Center for Spiritual Care, 1224 Downtown Campus. To request an electronic copy, email

Katherine J. Swoboda, MD, to speak at Neuroscience Grand Rounds Jan. 9
Katherine J. Swoboda is The Katherine B. Sims M.D. Endowed Chair in Neurogenetics and Director of the Neurogenetics Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. She will speak at Grand Rounds Jan. 9 at 8 a.m. in 103 Weiskotten Hall. Swoboda is a neurologist and geneticist with particular expertise in motor disorders with childhood onset. Her primary research efforts include genotype/phenotype studies targeting the underlying molecular disease pathogenesis, biomarker development and treatment of inherited motor disorders.