The Lung Transplant Project is holding its 2017 Annual Gala at Guastavino's–the architectural masterpiece under the 59th Street Bridge. This year’s elegant gala will feature music, dancing, a live and silent auction, free-flowing champagne, cocktails and dinner. It’s a night of celebration and support for the life-extending research taking place at Columbia University Medical Center.
Please join us as we welcome acclaimed opera singer and Peabody Institute alumna, Charity Tillemann-Dick, as she discussed and signs copies of her inspiring new memoir, The Encore.
The story of Terezín is an inspiration for our challenging times. Narrated by Greater Boston co-host Jim Braude. Featuring music by Terezin composers Gideon Klein, Pavel Haas, Viktor Ullmann, and more. Performed by Charity Tillemann-Dick (soprano), Francis Rogers (tenor), members of the Boston Symphony orchestra, The Boston Children's Chorus, Melinda Lee Masur (piano), and Ela Weissberger and Michael Gruenbaum.
The Fulbright Association will be marking its 40th Anniversary by gathering our community for our annual conference, “Fulbright: Now More Than Ever,” from November 4 – 7, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Attendees will hear from extraordinary speakers, engage in provocative panels, and benefit from extensive networking opportunities. Our conference venue is in the heart of Washington, D.C., with easy access to the downtown area and the National Mall. With a variety of opportunities to connect with fellow Fulbright alumni, share and discuss scholarly research, and build relationships within the international education community, our conference is a highlight for the hundreds of participants who join us each year — and we hope you will be among them in November!
The Summit on Organ Banking through Converging Technologies will bring together leading scientists and engineers, as well as other key stakeholders from government, industry, academia, and the nonprofit sector, to address the challenge of banking organs and large tissue systems for transplantation, research, regenerative medicine, and other applications. Together they will outline new and emerging research strategies that can overcome the remaining scientific sub-challenges in organ banking, benefiting millions of patients each year worldwide.
The mission of the SHMG Division of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine is to provide comprehensive, compassionate and state-of-the-art care for the entire spectrum of lung disease and critical illness in close collaboration with referring providers. We are proud to be ranked among the top 50 hospitals by US News and World Report in pulmonology for three consecutive years.
A remarkable mix of people and experiences STIRRING hearts and minds and STIRRING up what’s possible in health care. A place where artists, visionaries, change seekers, and health care leaders converge. Uncommon concepts take center stage. Presenters. Provocateurs. Performers. Let’s provoke the prevailing and frame the future.
STIR is where change begins.
The CHEST Annual Meeting started in 1935 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spearheaded by a tuberculosis patient, CHEST founder Murray Kornfeld, this small gathering of health-care professionals has grown into the premier chest medicine education meeting for clinicians—the CHEST Annual Meeting.
In 2006, history was made in the field of transplantation medicine. The largest meeting in transplant science was held in Boston, The World Transplant Congress (WTC). This meeting was a joint collaboration of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), The Transplantation Society (TTS), and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) with record breaking attendance. There were over 6500 specialists in this field as well as an additional 1000 exhibit personnel.
The three societies are joining together again for the Word Transplant Congress 2014, being held July 26 – 31 in San Francisco, California. WTC 2014 will bring together transplant scientists, physicians, surgeons, trainees, nurses, organ procurement personnel, pharmacists and other associated transplant professionals from around the world.
The mission of Curiosity Retreats is to create a unique forum where the lifelong curious can gather to explore in-depth the great questions of today. Providing exclusive, intimate access to eminent visionaries, scholars and trendsetters, the retreats allow these speakers to inspire one another and our participants on topics ranging from the mysteries of the Universe to the future of technology.
Why I Believe is a program that explores conversion and why we as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe in certain principles of the gospel. Conversion stories are shared by individuals who have had their lives touched and have become converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ, and doctrines and principles of the gospel are explored.
Acclaimed soprano Charity Tilleman-Dick adds "mind reader" to her resume in this powerful dialogue from the Edison Talks stage. Following a stunning opening performance, she uses her own near-death experience as a double lung transplant recipient to prove we can all be life savers.