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Dr. Chad Ruffin

ENT Doc and CI Surgeon

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June 20, 2020 10:45 AM

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11:45 am

Succeed on the job: Hacking your Hearing loss to improve your connections with others at work

The goal of this talk is to reframe hearing loss as a “connection impairment” and to discuss how the secondary effects of hearing loss can affect the employment setting. Dr. Ruffin has had profound hearing loss since birth and has been able to succeed in one of the most competitive professional fields.

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April 9, 2020 2:00 PM

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3:30 pm

Webinar: Covid-19, Deaf/ASL Community, & Hospitalization

About the talk: 1) How to communicate in ASL or text with your doctor/nurse when they wear face masks. 2) Learn about how hospitals work and how they will change with COVID-19. 3) Learn about tools & apps you can use to prepare ahead of time. To be maximally prepared, look over the resources provided by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD).

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April 6, 2020 5:00 PM

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6:30 pm

Webinar: Covid-19, Hearing Loss & Hospitalization

About the talk: 1) How to communicate with your doctor/nurse when they wear face masks. 2) Learn about how hospitals work and how they will change with COVID-19. 3) Learn about tools & apps you can use to prepare ahead of time.

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April 6, 2020 10:00 AM

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11:00 am

Dr. Ruffin to speak at Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Ruffin will be a the second speaker in the inaugural Johns Hopkins Equal Access in Science and Medicine Lecture Series. This lecture series was developed by a group of students and student organizations at Johns Hopkins.

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March 27, 2020 3:00 PM

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4:00 pm

Video: Dr. Ruffin discusses COVID-19 at ourLightbox.org

Going krazy home alone? Worried about finances? Learn how to zen the F*%k out and join us for a FREE virtual Lightbox summit this Friday March 27 from 3-5pm PT on Zoom. Lightbox is hosting 4 experts on meditation, mental health, personal finance and medicine to help you learn tips and tools to thrive during the coronavirus.

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March 12, 2020 7:30 AM

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3:30 pm

Dr. Ruffin Joins Faculty for Seattle Otology, Endoscopic Ear & Rhinology Course

Dr. Ruffin will join over 20 world-renown faculty for the 9th Annual Seattle Otology, Endoscopic Ear & Rhinology Course held at the Seattle Science Foundation. Topics covered will include sinus and ear surgery techniques for the general otolaryngologist.

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March 3, 2020 10:00 AM

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11:00 am

World Hearing Day #HearingChat

Dr. Ruffin an other hearing experts participated in a Twitter chat.

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February 14, 2020 12:30 PM

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2:00 pm

Dr. Ruffin to speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting

Dr. Ruffin will speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Seattle. He joins a panel discussing the documentary film, Moonlight Sonata. This film is the latest release of the award-winning filmmaker, Irene Taylor Brodsky. Moonlight Sonata shares the journey of her young son receiving a cochlear implant and how his identity as a person with hearing loss changes.

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December 2, 2019 4:00 PM

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5:00 pm

Seattle Science Foundation Neurosurgery Grand rounds

Dr. Ruffin spoke about the rehabillitation of severe and profound hearing loss at the Neurosurgery Grand Rounds hosted by the Seattle Science Foundation. Check out the video of the talk . Closed captions are in progress.

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April 15, 2019 5:15 PM

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6:15 pm

Dr. Ruffin delivers keynote address at HSM Coalition

The Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education (Coalition) was co-founded by UCSF Medical Student Disability Services Director Dr. Lisa Meeks, University of Chicago Student Disability Services Director Dr. Gregory Moorehead, and Tim Montgomery, current director of SDS at UCSF and former Assistant Director of Accessible NU at Northwestern Universities Health Science and Professional Chicago Campus.

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January 12, 2019 7:00 PM

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9:00 pm

Dr. Ruffin speaks in Tacoma to South Sound Cochlear Implant Support Group

Dr. Ruffin has bilateral cochlear implants and personally understands the social isolation and challenges of hearing loss. He strongly believes that self-advocacy improves a person’s experience with hearing loss. You will learn self-advocacy and communication techniques that he and other d/Deaf people have developed to succeed around the dinner table and in fast-paced and noisy work settings. He will share how these techniques complement the science that shows how deafness changes the brain. You will learn how a better understanding of these changes can greatly improve your communication.

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November 5, 2017 9:00 PM

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10:00 pm

Dr. Ruffin speaks at Exponential Medicine

The Exponential Medicine Conference hosted by Singularity University is a collection of leaders in medicine and industry to review and merge exponentially growing technological changes to effect better outcomes for patients. Its global reach is similar to TED and received 142 million Twitter impressions! The video contains closed captions.

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