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CRC Seminar Series: Emily Germain-Lee, MD

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health

The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series On Methods in Clinical Research

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Clinical Research Center

“Relevance of Rare Disease Research through the Lens of Rare Bone Disorders”

Emily L. Germain-Lee, M.D. Professor, Department of Pediatrics University of Connecticut School of Medicine UConn Health

Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Director, Center for Rare Bone Disorders Connecticut Children's

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M. Location: WebEx:

Event number: 120 745 3512 Event password: uconn Audio conference: US Toll +1-415-655-0003

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Access code: 120 745 3512 Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: a) Recognize the relevance of investigating rare disorders not only for that specific disorder but also for more common disorders; b) Gain knowledge on the specific rare disorders discussed; c) Observe the utility of bedside-to-bench research in understanding mechanisms, pathophysiology, and the development of therapeutic modalities.

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 pallFree=0rticipating 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, moderator, nor the speaker, Dr. Emily Germain-Lee 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. Victor Hesselbrock will be acting as Moderator for this event. Dr. Germain-Lee will be discussing the past investigational use of growth hormone (no brand names/no company names – only generic names).

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

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


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