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Tackling Medical Misinformation
Sara Serritella, Director of Communications for the Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) and Lecturer at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine talks about the new Medical Misinformation class being offered to medical students, nurses & pharmacy students.
One of the biggest problems confronting medicine today: University of Chicago offers class on misinformation
“This is by far one of the best courses I took at UChicago,” said Simatul Rashid, who took the the video course last year. “So much of research is just relegated to the scientific world, that it just gets stuck in there and it doesn't go to the people who need it. That's why it's so important for science communications to break everything down.”
Pritzker Students Take on Misinformation
“Being able to combat misinformation and communicate science and its impact literally has the ability to change the world, the tide of public health, and save people’s lives," said Sara Serritella. "There has been no better case study example than the COVID-19 pandemic.”
2022 AAMC Innovations That Bolster Community Trust in Science Award
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announces four recipients of the 2022 Innovations to Bolster Community Trust and Engagement in Science Award. This is the ninth annual award developed in collaboration with the GREAT Group and GRAND leadership.
Three CTSA Program hubs announced as recipients of the 2022 AAMC Innovations Award
Vineet Arora, M.D., of the University of Chicago, Shikha Jain, M.D., F.A.C.P., of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and ITM’s Sara Serritella, were awarded for their work with the Illinois Medical Professionals Action Collaborative Team (IMPACT), a coalition of physicians and health professionals founded in March of 2020.