Upcoming Workshops, Seminars and Conferences

Please join us for these upcoming workshops, seminars and conferences.

Seminar:  Vertical Integration

When:    Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time:     12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where:   College of Medicine – Mudd Building, Conference Room 500
Topic:    From Clinical Back to Basic Science
Facilitators:  Dr. Martha I. Dávila-García, Department of Pharmacology
The link to register is:  https://forms.gle/RMC22MrPWFXmQbWU9


HUCOM Annual Faculty Retreat

When:    Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time:     8:00am – 5:00pm
Where:   AAMC Building – 655 K Street, NW – 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20001
Topic:    “Medical Education in the New Digital Ecosystem”
Guest Speakers: Dr. Johmarx Patton, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Janet Corral, University of Colorado
Dr. H. Thomas Aretz, Partners Healthcare International, Boston, MA

The link to register is:  https://goo.gl/forms/spfbWMJh6OTPi3Sd2


GHUCCTS Upcoming Seminars

What:     Ethics, Regulatory and Study Implementation for Research Involving Human Subjects
When:    Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time:     8:00am – 4:30pm
Where:   MedStar Health Research (MHRI) 6525 Belcrest Road – Hyattsville, MD 20782

Link:      www.wp4r.org/crc

Howard University Department of Pediatrics/Rana Pediatric Fund

What:     Roland B. Scott Symposium - This event is FREE and Pre-Registration is not required.  Just sign up at the door!
When:    May 7, 2019
Time:     1:00PM – 5:00PM
Where:   HUH – Towers Auditorium
Title:      Preparing the Next Generation of Advocates for Sickle Cell Disease Care


NIH New Funding Opportunity

NIH invites applications for late-stage (T4) #implementation strategies for optimal & sustainable delivery of proven-effective, evidence-based, multi-level interventions to reduce #disparities in #Heart & #Lung diseases.  #ImpSci go.usa.gov/xEA4J RFA-HL-20-003 Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (DECIPHeR) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)

Key Dates

Application Due Dates:  May 17, 2019 and October 1, 2019
Letter of Intent Due Dates: 30-days prior to the application due date
Expiration Date:  October 2, 2019

Link:  https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/grants-and-training/funding-opportunities-and-contacts/all-funding-opportunity-announcements-2907

Contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications, NHLBI intends to fund up to eight (8) awards, corresponding to total costs of up to $7,875,000 in FY2020 and $10,5000,000 per year in FY2021 through 2026.


National HIV Curriculum

A free educational web site from the University of Washington and the AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (funded by a grant from Health Resources and Services Administration). 

www.hiv.uw.edu - Free CME is available for each module. 


AETC Capital Region Telehealth Project

The efforts of this E-Learning series are focused on providing clinical consultation, education and mentoring to low volume clinicians about how to better understand and care for patients with HIV/AIDS in the primary care setting.  Low volume clinicians are those treating fewer than 25 patients in their case load who are HIV positive.

Howard University MSI HIV/HCV Prevention Program (MSI H2P) Calendar

All Webinars: Thursdays 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)




  1. Cultural Competency: Clinical Strategies for Addressing HIV and Other STIs Among Students at MSIs

Orlando O. Harris, PHD, RN, FNP, MPH

April 25, 2019


  1. Strategies to Enhance Adherence to Lifelong Antiretroviral Regimens

Helena Kwakwa, MD, MPH

May 9, 2019

  1. HIV and TB Co-Infection

John I. McNeil, MD, FACP

May 23, 2019

  1. Behavioral Modification to Reduce HIV/HCV Among Students at MSIs

William B. Lawson, MD, PHD

June 13, 2019


  1. Implication of Intersectionality of Gender Based Violence College Campuses – What you Need to Know!

Donna Christensen, MD

June 27, 2019


  1. Integration of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in HIV Prevention

William Lawson, MD, PHD

July 11, 2019

  1. Intersection Between Opioids and HIV:  What MSI College Students Need to Know

Orlando O. Harris, PHD, RN, FNP, MPH

July 25, 2019


  1. Strategies to Reduce HIV/HCV Infection Among MSI College Students

John I. McNeil, MD, FACP

Aug. 8, 2019


  1. Did you hear? New Biomedical Approaches to Ending the HIV Epidemic in America

Orlando O. Harris, PHD, RN, FNP, MPH

Aug. 22, 2019


  1. HIV and Emergency Disaster Management

Goulda Downer, PHD, FAND, RD, LN, CNS

Sept. 12, 2019



























NIH Research Development Course

Howard University Hospital has been selected once again as a remote site to host the 2018-2019 NIH “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR)” Course.

Residents, Faculty, Students, and Staff are welcome to participate for FREE. Other details are below:

Registration will open on October 1st and will remain open through the duration of the course, June 30, 2019. The courses for this year are entirely online from October 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The final exam will be posted from November 15, 2018 until June 30, 2019.  Each registered participant is expected to take the final exam.  Please click on the following link to register: https://ippcr.nihtraining.com/register.php?remote_site=true

When you register, please register under the name of your organization (Howard University Hospital).  You can find the name of your organization under the organization section of the registration page.  Once a student has registered for the course, they will be able to access the course schedule, materials, and archived videos on the course website at: https://ocr.od.nih.gov/courses/ippcr.html

Book title: Principles and Practice of Clinical Research – John I. Gallin, Frederick P. Ognibene, and Laura Lee Johnson

The title can be searched on the hsl.howard.edu website.  Clicking the link below will require one to login before accessing the book.




Save the Dates!

2019 GFA/GWIMS Call for Proposals is Now Open!

The Joint GFA and GWIMS Planning Committee invites submissions for breakout sessions and posters for the 2019 Group on Faculty Affairs and Group on Women in Medicine Science Professional Development Conference.

When:    July 11 – 13, 2019
Where:   Chicago, IL
Theme:  “Leading and Advocating Through the Winds of Change

National Medical Association 2019 Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly

July 26 – 31, 2019 – Honolulu, HI – The Hawaii Convention Center

Learn Serve Lead 2019:  The AAMC Annual Meeting Call for Medical Education Highlight Proposals

November 8 – 12, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Howard University College of Medicine
Faculty Development Retreat
8:00am – 5:00pm


Future AAMC Events – Save the Dates

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar – June 27-30, 2019 – Grand Hyatt – Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Please click the link for more information:  Learn More

Group on Faculty Affairs & Group on Women in Medicine Science Professional Development Conf. – July 11–13, 2019

Leading and Advocating Through the Winds of Change Chicago, IL

Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar – July 27-30, 2019 – Ritz-Carlton – St. Louis, MO

Please click the link for more information:  Learn More

Learn Serve Lead 2019:  The AAMC Annual Meeting – November 8 – 12, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ