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Med Ed GR: Food is Primary Care

Thursday, June 1, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Food is Primary Care: Human Rights, Basic Needs & Health Care Practice

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

Introduction:Leighton Huey, M.D.

Speaker: Marydale DeBor, JD Lecturer, Yale School of Medicine; Managing Director, Fresh Advantage, LLC; Member, Food Insecurity Task Force, Greater Boston Food Bank Date:Thursday, June 1, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm Location: Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

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

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Identify appropriate screening tools and understand the important of facilitated referral to resources to address food insecurity.

2. Identify the relationship of food insecurity to management of chronic disease(s), specifically obesity, and diabetes, and the research base in support of this nexus.

3. Identify leading publicly available resources to mitigate food insecurity and recent policy initiatives in support of systems to mitigate this social determinant of illness.

This presentation will be broadcast live and later archived on UConn’s MediaSite. Please click: *CME will only be provided 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 speaker, Marydale DeBor, JD, 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.

Marydale DeBor, JD, will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. .

This Medical Education Grand Round activity has been sponsored by the Irwin H. and Martha L. Lepow Visiting Professorship Fund.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits.


Christine McNally

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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