Global Conversations



Global Conversations is a lunch-and-learn quarterly series for LLUH students, faculty, and employees to connect people and discuss global issues of interest – exploring cultures, international medicine, history, current events, training opportunities, and global health themes.


Upcoming Programs: 


How Culture Affects Global Health
Shamel Abd-Allah, MD 

Date:    Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place:   Wong Kerlee International Conference Center, Jesse Room 


Registration is FREE and lunch is provided to the first 50 registrants.  Please register on the OWL Portal

Cultural beliefs as well as systems affect health outcomes in various communities around the world.  Understanding how cultural and social factors affect physical health can make an impact on how physicians addresses health and also prepare physicians who will provide health care to these various communities. The course will discuss how to organize successful medical collaborative trips abroad and cultural implications of medicine.  

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

1. Discuss cultural implications of global health

2. Discuss strategies for global health engagement

3. Discuss logistics for global health engagement


CE Statements

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC).

Loma Linda University Medical Center Office of Staff Development is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LLUMC Office of Staff Development maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This event meets the qualifications for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit for psychologists as required by the American Psychological Association.

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 00239, this program is approved for 1.0 contact hours.

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units for completion of this program.

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development is recognized as a Continuing Competency Approving Agency by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This program is approved for 1.0 CE credits

This course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hours of continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, provider #PDP42

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Staff Development provider #180 is accredited by the California Accreditation of Pharmacy Education(CAPE) as a recognized provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists completing this course prior to 04/27/2020 may receive 1.0 credits

Respiratory Care Practitioners reciprocate with provider number 00239

Occupational Therapists reciprocate with PDP#42

Behavioral Health Professionals reciprocate with APA


CME Statements 

Accreditation Statement
The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim on the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.