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    Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) programs prepare future leaders in Maternal and Child Health with a special focus on neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism.

    If you are having issues accessing your account or content in Moodle, please email VCL Associate Program Manager, Nicole Bardett, at nicole.r.bardett@vumc.org for assistance.

    To learn more about this program, please visit our website at vkc.vumc.org/vkc/lend.

LEND Program News and Learning Opportunities

3/23/24: LEND Interprofessional Case Seminar

by Nicole Bardett -

A LEND long-term trainee group will be hosting an Interprofessional Case Seminar regarding a patient with Goldblatt Syndrome. This event will take place on zoom on Saturday, March 23rd from 8-10 AM (CST) / 9-11 AM (EST). During our virtual event healthcare professionals will come together to discuss a fascinating case of Goldblatt Syndrome. This seminar is a great opportunity to learn from colleagues in various fields and expand your knowledge.

Please register here if you are interested: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interprofessional-case-seminar-goldblatt-syndrome-tickets-846625227847?aff=oddtdtcreator.

2 Free Upcoming Virtual Interprofessional Engagement Sessions by ETSU on March 26 and April 23

by Nicole Bardett -

Empathy, Grace, and Equity in Healthcare - Part 2
Held virtually on March 26th from 4 - 6 pm (CT) / 5 - 7pm (ET)
Click here to register or for more information!






Arts in Health: Care Practices for Building Medical Trust
Held virtually on April 23rd from 4 - 6 pm (CT) / 5 - 7 pm (ET)
Click here to register or for more information!

4/12/2024: Promoting Safe and Stable Relationships - The Power of Positive Childhood Experiences on Resilience Against Toxic Stress forum

by Nicole Bardett -

2024 Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health
PROMOTING SAFE AND STABLE RELATIONSHIPS: The Power of Positive Childhood Experiences on Resilience Against Toxic Stress
Department of Pediatrics
The University of TN Health Science Center

See the attached brochure for the upcoming Positive Childhood Experiences forum in Memphis on April 12. Registration is free and held at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN.

Space is limited. Register here.
There is no cost to attend this forum.

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