Seminars & Conferences

Community Campus weekly Primary Care Provider Grand Rounds announces new schedule
The Community Campus weekly Primary Care Provider Rounds lecture series is held Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Classroom A/B. CME credits are available and no registration is required. For more information, email Beth Sellers at Sessions are:
Oct. 12: Emil Azer, MD, Pelvic Fractures in the Geriatric Population
Oct. 19: Daryll Dykes, MD, Spine Patients in the Primary Care Office: When to Hold’em, When to Fold’em, When to Walk Away, and When to Run
Oct. 26: Nicola Jennings, MS, CHES, Special Considerations in Care of Transgender Patients

Public Health Grand Rounds on medical-legal partnerships is Oct. 11
Public Health and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 at 12:15 p.m. in 2231 Weiskotten Hall. Janet Goode, JD, University of Michigan Law School, and Lauren Mutrie, MD, MSc, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, will present Medical-Legal Partnerships and Public Health: An Innovative Collaboration to Improve Health Outcomes. Rounds are available via webinar. To register, visit  For more information, email Laura Schad at

23rd annual Central New York Psychopharmacology Update is Oct. 12
The 23rd annual Central New York Psychopharmacology Update will be held Oct. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. in the auditorium of Hutchings Psychiatric Center. Recent advances in treating schizophrenia, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and psychopharmacology will be addressed. Registration is available online at For more information, contact Linette Thorp at  or 464-3104. Speakers include Prakash Masand, MD, cofounder, chairman and CEO for the Centers of Psychiatric Excellence and founder of Global Medical Education; and Upstate’s Thomas Schwartz, MD, interim chair and professor of psychiatry and senior associate dean of education in the College of Medicine.

45th annual Regional Perinatal Symposium is Oct. 12
45th annual Regional Perinatal Symposium: Advances in Clinical Perinatal Medicine will be held Friday, Oct. 12 from 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center, 801 University Ave. The symposium is designed for obstetrical and pediatric physicians, nurses, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and related health care professionals, and will focus on recognizing, caring for, and working with the high-risk mother, fetus/newborn, and family. The symposium is sponsored by the Central New York Regional Perinatal Program of Crouse Health, Neonatal Associates of CNY and Upstate Medical University. For more information, including fees, contact Pam Parker at CME credits (6.5) available.

Nursing Grand Rounds is Oct. 16
Derek Empey, RPh, MSHI, and Nicholas Treinin, PharmD, will present Drug Diversion Prevention and Awareness Oct. 16 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Performance Center at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. The presentation will be streamed live to Classroom A and B at Community Campus and videotaped for post-presentation online viewing within the NGR blackboard course #3490: Nursing Grand Rounds. Targeted to Upstate Nurses who wish to increase their knowledge on drug diversion status and trends, associated diversion risks, how to recognize and respond to suspected drug diversion, and nursing role in drug diversion prevention. Registration is not required. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded by the ICNE. For more information, contact Ellen Albanese at

19th annual Critical Care Nursing Symposium is Oct. 25
Registration is open for the 19th annual Critical Care Nursing Symposium to be held Oct. 25 at the Syracuse University Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. The full-day conference focusing on trauma will offer breakfast, lunch, and 6.0 contact hours. Registration before Oct. 1 is $75; $85 after Oct. 1.
Topics include:
—Whole Blood Clotting Assays: Why Won’t My Patient Stop Bleeding?
—Active Shooter Training, The Las Vegas Harvest Music Festival Tragedy
—The Influence of Military Trauma Care on Civilian Trauma Management
—Stop the Bleed Training
—The Initial Management of the Burn Trauma Patient
—Singing in the Rain: Are You Developing Resilience or Burnout?
Register online at

Population Health Symposium is Nov. 2
SUNY Upstate, SUNY ESF, and Syracuse University will highlight and build interdisciplinary relationships between population health scholars on the University Hill to generate proposals for external funding at the Population Health Symposium Nov. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 304 Schine Student Center on the SU campus. The day will consist of lightning round research talks by faculty from all three institutions. Participants will have the opportunity to brainstorm ideas for specific funding proposals during breakout sessions focused on themes, like child and maternal health, environmental health, addiction and mental health, veterans, trauma and violence, disability, and health policy. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The Population Health Symposium is a CUSE Grant project convened by: The Lerner Center, Aging Studies Institute, Falk College, SUNY Upstate, and SUNY ESF. For more information and registration, visit