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Medical Education Grand Rounds

Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Examining Our Biases: What Else are we putting on the Table?

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Academic Educational Affairs

Speaker: Joelle Murchison Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, and trainees at the UConn Health Center

This grand round session will provide an opportunity to examine our own biases and how they may impact our ability to be successful in our relationships with colleagues and patients. It will encourage participants to find ways to get beyond their comfort zone in order to gain knowledge and information that will help to break down barriers to effective engagement across individuals from different backgrounds.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Define the different dimensions of diversity 2. Identify individual biases and how they impact personal interactions and decision making he efficacy and perceived outcomes of virtual patient implementation projects as detailed in existing literature. 3. Develop plans to take tangible steps to create an action plan for after the session

This presentation will be broadcast live and later archived on UConn’s MediaSite. Please click: *CME will only be provide for “live” viewing only

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.

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. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Ms. Murchison, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Ms. Murchison will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to partici


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