e-Veritas Archive | October 20th, 2010

UM to host ‘Out of the Darkness’ walk against suicide

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The Miller School of Medicine, in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), will host the 2010 Miami-Dade County “Out of the Darkness” 5K walk on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus on Sunday, October 24, starting at 10 a.m. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. or online until Saturday, October 23 at 11:45 p.m.

The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are 3- to 5-mile walks taking place in more than 200 communities across the country this fall, with the proceeds benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. By walking in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you will be walking with thousands of other walkers nationwide to raise money for AFSP’s vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and provide support for survivors of suicide loss.

Lifeguards, UM’s Suicide Prevention Outreach Program, will participate in the walk to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention.

For more information, call Patricia Rodriguez Gilmore at 305-284-5511. To register, click here. Team name: UM Lifeguards.

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Save the date: XXXII Inter-American Course in Clinical Ophthalmology, October 24-27


The Inter-American Course in Clinical Ophthalmology, designed for practicing ophthalmologists in Latin America and the Caribbean, covers practical approaches to select clinical problems. In addition to the course material presented with simultaneous English-Spanish translation, more than 60 commercial exhibitors will participate in an accompanying trade show. The course takes place from October 24-27 at the InterContinental Hotel, Miami. For more information, call the Department of Continuing Medical Education, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, at 305-326-6110, fax 305-326-6518, e-mail [email protected], or click here.

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