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Medical Education Grand Rounds: 2016 AAMC Hot Topics

Thursday, January 19, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

2016 AAMC Hot Topics

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

Speakers: Kiki Nissen; Janice Swiatek; Leighton Huey; Christine Thatcher; Bruce Gold; Steve Angus

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm

Location: Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

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

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify the hot topics in medical education that are recognized at the national level. 2. Recognize the factors that affect SOM medical education across the continuum of our curriculum. 3. Discuss the paradigms for change in medical education and the barriers that affect change.

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. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Drs. Nissen, Swiatek, Huey, Thatcher, Gold, and Angus, has 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. Nissen, Swiatek, Huey, Thatcher, Gold, and Angus 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 participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation


Christine McNally

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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