Hello Family Practice Residents,

The Enhanced Skills Global Health program is putting on a series of 4 talks by Dr. Reza Eshaghian. We would like to open up these talks to any Family Practice R1s or R2s who are interested in attending. Please note that these talks are optional and would be additional to any existing academic sessions you have scheduled within your programs.

Global Health Lecture series by Dr. Reza Eshaghian
Dr. Eshaghian is a Clinical Associate at Vancouver General Hospital. He received his MD at University of Western Ontario in 2010 and completed a Rural Family Medicine Residency in Prince Albert Saskatchewan in 2012. After practicing emergency medicine for 4 years, he successfully challenged the CCFP Certificate of Added Competence in Emergency Medicine in 2016. He is licensed in Family Practice with Added Competence in Emergency Medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. He locums in the emergency departments at Richmond and Delta Hospitals and rural communities across British Columbia. Dr. Eshaghian has completed an internship with the World Health Organization (European Office) in 2009, a Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) in 2013 and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene with the University of Alabama in 2016. Dr. Eshaghian has worked extensively oversees practicing primary care and emergency medicine in low resource settings. He spends 2 to 5 months yearly (for the last 7 years) with Doctors without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières. He has been to Ethiopia (twice), South Sudan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen and recently returned from Syria. 

The following article ‘We live in one world‘: Vancouver doctor highlights plight of kids in Syrian detention camps was published recently in The Vancouver Sun regarding his time in Syria.

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE VIA ZOOM Titles and dates of seminar series (all from 7-8:30pm):
October 26:  Principles and history of humanitarian relief (Part 1 of 2)
November 4: Structure of humanitarian relief response (Part 2 of 2)
November 8: Severe Acute Malnutrition in low-resource setting
November 10: Infectious Disease in low-resource setting 
If you are interested in attending any or all of these sessions, please RSVP

Lindsay Gowland (She, Her, Hers)
Manager, Enhanced Skills Program
Faculty of Medicine | Department of Family Practice
The University of British Columbia | Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Traditional Territory

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