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Medical Grand Rounds

Thursday, November 29, 2018
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: Pamela Taxel, MD Faryal S. Mirza, MD, FACE Professor of Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism UCONN Musculoskeletal Institute UCONN Musculoskeletal Institute UCONN Health UCONN Health Title: Osteoporosis Update: Recent Developments and Ongoing Challenges

Date: November 29, 2018

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Summarize current screening guidelines for osteoporosis. 2. Evaluate patients at risk for osteoporotic fractures. 3. Evaluate contributing factors for low bone density. 4. Discuss complications and controversies in osteoporosis management.

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 School of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

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 speakers, Drs. Taxel and Mirza 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.

Drs. Taxel and Mirza will not be discussing the use of off -labeled use of any products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Link: http://mediasite.uchc.edu/mediasite41/Play/4acf3efd500e44638de0771fc17497dc1d

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 busines

Contact:

kawecki@uchc.edu

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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