Transforming the Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: Lessons from Kaiser Permanente, Lynne Stevens Lecture & Award

12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Dowling Amphitheatre
The BUSM Department of Family Medicine invites the BMC campus-wide Domestic Violence Advisory Committee as well as all members of the Boston University Medical Campus and affiliated health centers to attend the fourth annual Lynne Stevens Lecture on Tuesday, May 28. Lynne Stevens, MSW, served as an assistant professor of Family Medicine at BUSM and director of the Responding to Violence Against Women Program at BMC. Prior to her death in 2009, she was a clinician, tireless advocate and researcher dedicated to making health care responsive to women victimized by violence. This year's Lynne Stevens Lecturer is Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH, MS, FACP. She serves as Medical Director in the Violence Prevention Program at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. She will speak on "Transforming Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: Lessons from Kaiser Permanente". The 2013 Lynne Stevens research award recipient is Shannon Bell, MD. Dr. Bell is a second year OB-GYN resident at Boston Medical Center. Her winning proposal is to pilot an aftercare clinic for sexual assault survivors at the BMC Women's Center.