Director’s Message

Message from the Director
Dr. Robin Roberts

In recognition of the
12th Annual Research Day Symposium
The UWI School of Clinical Medicine and Research, The Bahamas
HOLISTIC CARE: Integrating Mental, Social and
Physical Health

Holistic Care, treating the whole person, humanizes the par- adigm shift from the practice of medicine based on the tradi- tional biomedical model to a biopsychosocial one. Joycelyn Elders, former US Surgeon General puts it plainly: “Health is more than the absence of disease. Health is about jobs and employment, education, the environment and all of those things that go into making us healthy”.

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Event Details

This year marks our Twelfth Annual RBC Research Day Scientific Conference in which our faculty and students showcase their research projects.The theme for this Research Day is “ Holistic Care: Integrating Mental, Social and Physical Health”

The two-day event is being held on September 27 – 28, 2018 and has been approved for twelve CME credits. World renowned international and local speakers, experts in the field have been invited to be a part of the program. A research workshop is planned for the morning of Thursday the 27th September, 2018. It is geared towards “equipping” researchers with the tools necessary for completing their projects and submitting them for publication.

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