Learn more at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Resilience Colloquium 2023
SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine will explore ways to help the entire community build the critical skill of resilience at its Saturday, April 22, Resilience Colloquium 2023: The Brilliance of Resilience.
Educators and members of the public will gather to explore questions such as:
• How does resilience apply to individuals, populations and communities?
• What are its characteristics?
• Can building resilience be a biological, psychological and economic engine for people and communities?
• Can NEPA become a community of resilience?
Those interested in examining ways the community can work together to build a more resilient — and healthier — population can join the free event from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine St., Scranton. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. RSVP: go.geisinger.edu/resilience by April 10.
Keynote speakers and topics include:
• Ann Masten, PhD, University of Minnesota: Multisystem Resilience
• Mark Holder, PhD, University of British Columbia: Resilience & Wellness
• Scott Russo, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine: The Neuroscience of Resilience
• Paolo Bocchini, PhD, Lehigh University: The Civil Engineering of Resilience
• Sharon Larson, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University: Population Health & Resilience
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