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Cancer Education Course Series

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 1st Floor large conference room in Radiation Oncology

Community Health; Access to care and health outcomes for black and Latino women with breast cancer Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

Speaker: Rashea Banks, MPH

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: UConn Health, Outpatient Pavilion, 1st floor conference room S1501

Target Audience: Primary care physicians and APRN’s, medical oncologists, gynecologists, gynecological oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, physician assistants and any other clinicians involved in the management and treatment of patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss factors that increase risk of experiencing barriers to care and poor health outcomes. 2. Identify barriers that African American/black and Latino women experience when obtaining a breast screening, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship care. 3. Compare interventions at UConn Health with interventions implemented at other institutions that have improved access to care and health outcomes.

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, Rashea Banks, 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. Rashea Banks 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 activit


Julie Dudek,, ext 2486

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