ABOUT THIS COLLECTION

UMass Chan Medical School received a three-year Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) grant from the National Academies of Sciences and USAID in 2018 to support the school's work to establish family medicine residency training and infectious disease research and training for Liberian medical residents and junior faculty. This work continues UMass Chan's partnership with the A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine of Liberia. This site is a collection of educational materials produced for the Liberia PEER project. More information about the PEER workshops is available from the University of Liberia Health Science Library website.

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Recently Published

  • Ultrasound of the Endometrium, Parts 1 and 2

    Harris, Robert D. (2022-06-16)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of ultrasound of the endometrium, including histology, accurate endometrial measurements, and endometrial abnormalities.
  • Child Protection

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-05-25)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians about child protection and how to recognize and help children suffering from neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and emotional abuse.
  • Congenital Cardiac Defects

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-05-16)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians on the diagnosis and management of congenital cardiac defects.
  • Child Development

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-05-04)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians of child development, including gross motor development, locomotor skills, fine motor development, speech and language, social and behavioral development, cognitive development, and developmental delays.
  • Common Intern Pages

    Hoyer, Matt (2022-04-21)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of cases designed to test your clinical decision making based, in part, on radiological interpretation. Imagine you are on service receiving the following pages without an available senior or attending. How would you work through each scenario?
  • Congenital Problems

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-04-20)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians of the diagnosis and treatment of congenital diseases and abnormalities, including Down Syndrome, Klinefelter’s Syndrome, Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13), Turner Syndrome, congenital heart problems, and Trisomy 18 (Edward's Syndrome).
  • Common Emergencies in Pediatrics

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-04-13)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians on common emergencies in pediatrics, using several case studies as examples.
  • Aphasias and Other Cortical Syndromes

    Coleman, Juliana (2022-03-22)
    This presentation is Lecture 3 in the PEER Liberia Neurology Lecture Series. It provides an overview of cortical neurology, including: cognition and hemisphere dominance, normal language, aphasias (Broca’s (non-fluent), Wernicke’s (fluent), transcortical motor and sensory, conduction), disorders related to aphasias, parietal syndromes, and occipital syndromes.
  • How to Approach a 1st Trimester Dating Ultrasound

    Martino, Pascale (2022-03-17)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of how to approach a first trimester dating ultrasound.
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

    Dykhouse, Elizabeth C. (2022-03-10)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Behavioral Health Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, including mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and emotional regulation.
  • Vision Anatomy

    Coleman, Juliana (2022-03-08)
    This presentation is Lecture 2 in the PEER Liberia Neurology Lecture Series. It provides an overview of eye anatomy, vision testing, and diagnosis of eye conditions.
  • Motor and Sensory Neurophysiology

    Coleman, Julianna (2022-02-22)
    This presentation is Lecture 1 in the PEER Liberia Neurology Lecture Series. It provides an overview of motor and sensory neurophysiology, including: sensation (tracking it from the nerves to the brain), motor (tracking it from the brain to the muscle), and practice localization.
  • Tubes and Lines on Plain Films

    Al-Zaghal, Abdullah (2022-02-17)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of tubes and lines on plain films.
  • Severe Malaria

    Bryant, Mikey (2022-02-02)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians on the diagnosis and treatment of severe malaria in children, including: severe Malaria is very common; there is a high risk of death if untreated; needs to be more clearly defined to avoid problems; doctors need to take an active role in managing this condition; ongoing monitoring after initial intervention very key.
  • Upper/Lower Extremity X-Ray

    Wadood, Zara (2022-01-20)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of example cases of upper/lower extremity x-rays and anatomy.
  • Sleep Disorders

    Dykhouse, Elizabeth C.; Mitton, Ashley (2022-01-13)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Behavioral Health Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians of the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders and insomnia.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy part 2: focus on chronic pain and depression

    Dykhouse, Elizabeth C. (2021-11-28)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Behavioral Health Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for chronic pain and depression.
  • Pediatric Chest X-Ray

    Jawood, Noor (2021-11-18)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians an overview of pediatric chest x-rays.
  • Pediatric Emergencies Involving the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Lee, Jason K. (2021-10-21)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Radiology Lecture Series. It provides an overview for clinicians of pediatric emergencies involving the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Fluid Management in Children

    Bryant, Mikey (2021-10-06)
    This presentation is part of the PEER Liberia Pediatrics Lecture Series. It provides an overview for physicians on fluid management in children, including: fluid management is more complex than it first appears; very important to know why fluid is being given before giving; be aware of the dangers of over-hydrating patients; children need to be treated with caution; constant re-assessment is extremely important to avoid sudden changes in condition.

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