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Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine - Intercity Gran

Friday, September 15, 2017
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Pulmonologists as the Gatekeepers of Precision Medicine in NSCLC: How Much is Enough Tissue? Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Speaker: Lonny Yarmus, DO, FCCP Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Associate Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Date: September 15, 2017 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am Location: Low Learning Center Target Audience: Physicians who are in the field of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1) Identify key aspects of current guidelines pertaining to adequate tissue acquisition and its implementation in NSCLC

2) Recognize the importance of obtaining adequate tissue samples for NSCLC diagnosis and classification, including molecular analysis.

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 one AMA PRA Category I 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, Dr. Yarmus, 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.

Dr. Yarmus 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 http://MyEvaluation.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

Contact:

Jean Menze, 860-679-3585, jmenze@uchc.edu

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