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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science — MOVIE SCREENING: Code Black

IPEC Hallway Basic Sciences Building, 3333 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL

Code Black Movie Screening

We will be showing the movie Code Black to students at Rosalind Franklin to help them gain a better understanding of the healthcare environment and how our current health policies affect doctors on a daily basis.

Join us for snacks and appetizers following the film!

BRI Poverty Inc documentaryy


University of Delaware — MOVIE SCREENING: Poverty, Inc.: “The Business of Doing Good”

University of Delaware, Gore Hall Room #114 Gore Hall, 114 The Green, Newark, DE

Poverty, Inc.: "The Business of Doing Good."

The University of Delaware BRI chapter is proud to screen Poverty, Inc. to students and faculty. It is a bold look at “the business of doing good.” Please join us for refreshments and lively discussion following the film.


BRI Poverty Inc documentaryy
From the film's website:
"The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry — the business of doing good has never been better. Yet the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and leaders in the developing world are growing increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore."


UC Irvine School of Medicine — RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT OUTREACH Trip: Health Disparities are Issues of Poverty

College of Medicine and Rural Areas, Ibadan University Of Ibadan-Ajibode Road, Ibadan

Health Disparities are Issues of Poverty:
A Research and Development Trip to Ibadan, Nigeria

BRI Faith NjokuMs. Faith Chibugo Njoku, Medical Student at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine will visit Nigeria where she will meet with other BRI leaders, members and supporters, using what she has learned from PovertyCure and elsewhere to create a platform from which to discuss how education, improvements in healthcare management, and refocused health policy can foster positive socio-economic solutions in rural Nigerian villages. By reaching medical students, local physicians, and the greater Ibadan community, Ms. Njoku and the “Project Group” will explore the local government’s role, or lack thereof, in Ibadan’s primary health sector.


Day of Solidarity: Bringing awareness to the physician and medical student suicide epidemic

Imagine your excitement as a parent getting ready to attend your child's graduation from medical school. Instead, you attend his funeral--yet another medical student suicide victim.And statistics show no improvement even when a medical student becomes a doctor.

"Medical student and physician suicide is an epidemic. It is estimated that 400 doctors die by suicide in the United States each year. That's the equivalent of an entire medical school gone! The second leading cause of death among medical students is suicide--a well-known occupational hazard in medicine. Yet no medical organization is tracking these suicides. Why? And how can we solve a problem when it's hidden from us?"

Lacey Kohlmoos, an Online Organizing Strategist at Care2 Petitions and wife of a 4th year medical student, is championing National Day of Solidarity to Prevent Physician Suicide in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 20th to bring awareness to this dire situation.

The more awareness we raise, the more we can speak with one voice--a voice of solidarity--to find the root causes of physician and medical student suicide, and promote solutions to turn the tide.

Fulfilling a life's passion to care for others shouldn't mean personal suffering--or worse.


BRI Chapter Meeting – Georgetown University

Georgetown University Preclinical Sciences, Room LA-2 3900 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC

Is Healthcare A Right? Guest speaker for this event is Dr. Beth Haynes, previously in private practice with board certification in both Family Practice and Emergency Medicine, Dr. Beth Haynes has been working full time in healthcare policy for the past six years. She obtained her MD from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine […]

11th Annual CONFERENCE on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health*

Renaissance Washington D.C. 999 Ninth St., NW, Washington, DC

This important conference helps realize the full potential of evidence to optimize health and health care by bridging the gap between research, practice, and policy. By outlining the priorities in the field, the Science of D&I Conference aims to ensure that evidence is used to inform decisions that will improve the health of individuals and […]

BRI Live Event Series with Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD, “Medical freedom in the age of Covid”

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Dr. Marilyn Singleton joined Benjamin Rush Institute on May 21, 2020 to talk about medical freedom during the Covid pandemic. Watch the full video below. After being told “they don’t take Negroes at Stanford, she graduated from Stanford and earned her MD at UCSF Medical School. Dr. Singleton completed 2 years of Surgery residency at […]

BRI Live Event Series with David Balat – “Price Transparency in Healthcare – The time is NOW to make this a reality”

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David Balat of Free2Care joined Benjamin Rush Institute to talk about Price Transparency in Healthcare on Monday, June 29 at 1pm ET. Watch the full event below. David Balat is the director of the Right on Healthcare initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and founder of the patient-physician coalition, Free2Care. He has broad experience […]

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 – 2020 FMMA Annual Conference – Mission Possible

Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park 5805 Granite Parkway, Plano, TX

Healthcare Entrepreneurship as the Antidote to the Broken Healthcare System Entrepreneurship is much more than a startup or a small business. It is the mechanism for creating and facilitating consumer value in the face of uncertainty. Entrepreneurs manage uncertainty and seek to resolve it with solutions for consumers. In medicine and healthcare, entrepreneurship involves the […]