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Rheumatology Journal Club

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
5:30pm – 6:00pm

UConn Health
MSI 4th floor N4002

RHEUMATOLOGY JOURNAL CLUB

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Division of Rheumatology

Topic Myeloablative Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation for Severe Scleroderma

Speaker: John Zawidniak, MD Date: February 14, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Location: MSI 4th Floor Rm 4002

Target Audience : Rheumatologist

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss inclusion and exclusion criteria for myeloablative autologous stem cell transplantation for sever scleroderma 2. Compare myeloablative autologous stem cell transplantation results vs traditional immunosuppression in severe scleroderma

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 .50 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. Zawidniak 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. Zawidniak will be discussing an off-labeled use of of Myeloabliative Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com 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 http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME

Contact:

Liesa LeConche ext 3605

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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