The Vanderbilt International Journal Club (VIJC) is a quarterly forum for faculty, residents, fellows, and medical students from all disciplines interested in international health care issues.
Questions? Contact Dr. Kelly McQueen or Katie Sweeney.
December 7, 2015, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. John Tarpley & Margaret Tarpley and the Department of Surgery
September 21, 2015, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Joseph Smith and the Department of Urologic Surgery
Location: 407 A-C Light Hall
Campain et al. Current Challenges to Urological Training in Sub-Saharan Africa. BJU International. 2015.
Salem et al. Successful Control of Schistosomiasis and the Changing Epidemiology of Bladder Cancer in Egypt. BJU International. 2010 May.
Wall et al. Ethical Aspects of Urinary Diversion for Women with Irreparable Obstetric Fistulas in Developing Countries. International Urogynecology Journal. 2008 January.
Morgan et al. Comment on Wall et al.: "Ethical Aspects of Urinary Diversion for Women with Irreparable Obstetric Fistulas in Developing Countries". International Urogynecology Journal. 2008 January.
Global Research Ethics Review
June 1, 2015, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Troy Moon and the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health
Location: Centennial Perk, 2525 West End Avenue, 8th Floor
Rid A. The Goals of Research During an Epidemic. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 April
White B. et al. In Particular Circumstances Attempting Unproven Interventions is Permissible and Even Obligatory. The American Journal of Bioeithcs. 2015 April
Shannon S. Ebola, Team Communication, and Shame: But Shame on Whom?. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 April
Miles S. Kaci Hickox: Public Health and the Politics of Fear. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2015 April.
February 9, 2015, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Matthew McEvoy and the Department of Anesthesiology
Location: Dr. Matthew McEvoy's Home
Haynes B. et al. A Surgical Safety Checklist to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in a Global Population. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2009 January
Jenkins K. et al. Reducing Mortality and Infections After Congenital Heart Surgery in the Developing World. Pediatrics. 2014 November
Watters D. et al. Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A Global Indicator of Access to Safe Surgery and Anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery. 2014 May
Growing Appropriate ICU Care in Low Income Countries
December 15, 2014, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Liza Weavind and the Anesthesiology Division of Critical Care
Location: Dr. Liza Weavind's Home
Adhikari N, et al. Critical care and the global burden of critical illness in adults. Lancet. 2010 October
Baker T. Critical care in low-income countries. Tropical Medicine and International Health. February 2009
Gomersall D. Critical care in the developing world - a challenge for us all. Critical Care. 2010 March
OB in Global Health
September 8, 2014, 6:00 pm
Hosted by Dr. Melinda New and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Location 407 Light Hall
Wall, L. Preventing Obstetric Fistulas in Low-Resource Countries: Insights From a Haddon Matrix. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 2012
Groen, R. et al. Female Health and Family Planning in Sierra Leone. Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sep 2013
June 16, 2014, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Addison May and the Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Location: Abbottsford Clubhouse, 124 Abbottsford, Nashville, TN 37215
After you turn off Abbott Martin into the Abbottsford neighborhood, go straight on the main road to the top of the hill. The clubhouse will be on the right after the road bends.
Mock C, et al. Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwide. Lancet. 2004 Jun.
Jayaraman S, et al. First things first: effectiveness and scalability of a basic prehospital trauma care program for lay first-responders in Kampala, Uganda. PLoS One. 2009 Sep.
For further reading, Dr. Amina Merchant has identified the following articles as useful in discussing the global trauma burden, specifically improving prehospital care.
Geduld H, et al.Taxi driver training in Madagascar: the first step in developing a functioning prehospital emergency care system. Emerg Med J. 2011 Sep.
Aufderheide TP, et al. Global health and emergency care: a resuscitation research agenda--part 1. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Dec.
Laing GL, et al. Understanding the Burden and Outcome of Trauma Care Drives a New Trauma Systems Model. World J Surg. 2014 Jan 22.
Murad MK, et al. Prehospital trauma care reduces mortality. Ten-year results from a time-cohort and trauma audit study in Iraq. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2012 Feb 3;20:13.
Wesson HK, et al. Assessing trauma care at the district and provincial hospital levels: a case study of hospitals in Kenya. Injury. 2013 Dec.
March 10, 2014, 6:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Tracy Jackson and the Anesthesiology Division of Pain Medicine
Location: Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks 1st Floor Conference Room