Vanderbilt International Journal Club

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.

Please click here for a listing of previous VIJC meetings.

2016 Meetings:

Global Pathology

June 13, 2016, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Quentin Eichbaum and the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Location: 4648 TVC Conference Room

  1. Nkengasong. A Shifting Paradigm in Strengthening Laboratory Health Systems for Global Health - Acting Now, Acting Collectively, but Acting Differently. AJCP. 2010.
  2. Nkengasong et al. Laboratory Systems and Services Are Critical in Global Health - Time to End the Neglect?. AJCP. 2010.
  3. Benediktsson et al. Pathology Services in Developing Countries - A Challenge. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007. November.
  4. Brauchli et al. iPath - A Telemedicine Platform to Support Health Providers in Low Resource Settings. J  Info Tech in Healthcare 2005.

Ethics in International Collaboration
October 3, 2016, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Elizabeth Heitman and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Location: TBD
Articles: TBD

Special Surgery in LIC's
December 5, 2016, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Sivakumar Chinnadurai and the Department of Otolaryngology
Location: TBD
Articles: TBD

Past 2016 Meetings:

Global Cancer
April 4, 2016, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Sten Vermund, Dr. Douglas Morgan, and the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health
Location: 4648 TVC Conference Room

  1. Strasser-Weippl et al. Progress and remaining challenges for cancer control in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Lancet Oncology Commission. 2015. October.
  2. Bray et al. Cancer patterns, trends and projections in Latin America and the Caribbean: a global context. Salud Publica de Mexico. 2016. March-April.
  3. Parham et al. Population-Level Scale-Up of Cervical Cancer Prevention Services in a Low-Resource Setting: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Cervical Cancer Preventon Program in Zambia. PLOS One. 2015. April.

2016 Schedule

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