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Medical Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speakers: Michael Erdil, MD, FACOEM Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Occupational Medicine UCONN Health

Mr. Dominic Lorusso Director of Health Partnerships Health Impact Campaigns, including Choosing Wisely: Consumer Reports

Title: Helping Patients Make Better Informed Medical Decisions using Shared Decision Making and High Quality Quality Health Education Resources Including Choosing Wisely and Consumer Report Health. (1st of 3 sessions for MOC – attendance at all 3 required for MOC)

Date: May 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine. Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe shared decision making and how it differs from informed consent. 2. Recognize how Consumer Report Health materials are created and what has been done to promote and share materials. 3. Describe how high quality educational materials like Consumer Reports Health and other material can be used in practice to improve patient informed decisions regarding low back care.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABIM MOC Statement: Successful completion of ALL three designated CME activities (attached event is only one of three separate sessions), which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Dr. Erdil and Mr


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