- Antimicrobial Resistance: Biology, Population Dynamics and Policy Options. Boston University, Oct. 3-4. This conference is convened by Marc Lipsitch from the Harvard Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics. The majority of the conference focuses on the science of resistance, but on Oct. 4, we will have a series of policy panels from 2-5 pm. Much of that policy work was funded by the Public Health Law Program at RWJF. Registration is officially closed, but email Kevin if you really want to attend.
- Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Medicine: A National Symposium. Pittsburgh, Oct 27-28; sponsored by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and the Highmark Foundation. The conference hopes to identify “best practices” within medicine to address conflicts of interest.