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Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, March 23, 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

Speaker: Ethan Bortniker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Colorectal Clinical Research Division of Gastroenterology UCONN Health

Title: Colorectal Cancer Biomarkers (1st of 3 sessions for MOC – attendance at all 3 required for MOC)

Date: March 23, 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. Explain what biomarkers are, and how they are selected for clinical use. 2. Summarize the available biomarkers for colorectal cancer, and discuss their performance. 3. Discuss future biomarkers and why investigational biomarkers are not being used in clinical practice.

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 speaker, Dr. Bortniker 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.

Dr. Bortniker will not be discussing an off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Link: http://mediasite.uchc.edu/mediasite

Contact:

kawecki@uchc.edu

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