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Breakfast Talk Reproductive Rights

Breakout / Breakfast Club
in englischer Sprache

The gynaecologist Siripanth Nippita provides insights into the topic of abortion in the US from a medical and societal perspective. What societal areas of tension become visible by means of this topic? What are the changes under the new presidency?

Faculty Physician, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

MD Siripanth NIPPITA

Faculty Physician, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

2000-2002 Assistant Director, Institute for Health and Social Justice, Partners in Health
2002-2003 Faculty Assistant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stanford University School of Medicine
2007 MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
2007-2011 Resident, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University
2011-2013 Instructor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Fellow, Family Planning, Columbia University
2013 MS Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
since 2013 Instructor, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Faculty Physician, Family Planning and Gynaecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
since 2017 Assistant Residency Program Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mag.a MA Annamaria TOTH

European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

2005-2010 English and American Studies, University of Vienna (exchanges at University of Toronto, Université Paris III - Paris Sorbonne)
2008, 2009 Project Member "Riding/Writing Across Borders" and "Transatlantic Exchanges: Between the American South and Europe", Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna
2010-2012 Master in European Affairs, SciencesPo Paris
2011 Local Coordinator, PDM Travel AG, Paris
since 2012 Project Manager, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Health Symposium

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15:00 - 15:45OpeningPlenary
16:00 - 17:30Health threats near and farPlenary
18:00 - 20:00Evening ReceptionSocial


06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Talk Reproductive RightsBreakout
07:00 - 08:30Affordable access to innovative medicinesPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Communication of knowledge in healthcare: between interests and needsPlenary
12:00 - 12:15A new culture of leadership and cooperation in the healthcare sectorBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 01: Children’s hospiceBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 02: Clinical pharmacistsBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 03: Primary Care Center EnnsBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 04: TeamTherapieBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 05: CornerstoneBreakout
12:15 - 15:00Breakout Session 06: BuurtzorgBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Reception on the HillSocial
18:00 - 19:30The responsibility of religion(s) for sustainable developmentPlenary


02:30 - 06:00Sunrise Hike to Gratlspitz with David LamaSocial
07:00 - 08:30Integrating health care structures in interdisciplinary teamsPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Migration and healthPlenary
10:30 - 12:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 01: Good health information – the goal of health policy and area of conflict?Partner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 02: Geriatrics 2.0 – multiprofessional geriatric medicine and digitisationPartner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 03: The digital supplier as contributor to a healthy householdPartner
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session 04: Seamless Care: Quality of life through connected healthcarePartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 05: Sports clubs as impetuses for healthPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 06: Caring CommunitiesPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 07: Leadership for health – supporting transformational change for population health managementPartner
18:00 - 19:30Corporate ethical action for the common goodPlenary