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CANCELLED-OccMed Colloquium Series

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Keller Auditorium

Feeding America’s Bravest: Survival Mediterranean Style in the Fire Service

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Speaker: Dr. Stefanos N. Kales Date: 1/17/18 Time: 12:00n-1:00pm Location: Keller Auditorium

Target Audience: occupational health professionals, primary care physicians and practitioners, health promotion professionals, health policy specialists.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify cardiovascular risk factors in firefighters. 2. Recite evidence between Mediterranean Diet and cardiovascular risk reduction. 3. Describe strategies to increase firefighter adherence to Mediterranean Diet including behavior change strategies, economic incentives, family and peer support and environmental changes.

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, Dr. Stefanos Kales 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.

Dr. Sefanos Kales will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. ________________________________________

This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from AIG Medical Management Services and Work Loss Data Institute / Official Disability Guidelines. ________________________________________

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 in this activity was forw


Miriam Muniz

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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