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2017 CICATS Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship in Clinical

Thursday, October 5, 2017
3:00pm – 4:30pm

UConn Health
Keller Auditorium

2017 CICATS Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship in Clinical and Translational Research Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) at the University of Connecticut

Speaker: Hannah Valantine, MD, MRCP, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH Office of the Director and Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Transplantation Genomics, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Date: October 5, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Location: Keller Auditorium

Target Audience: Physicians, Researchers, Administrators, Students

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Participants will understand why workforce diversity transcends demographically based representation metrics. 2. Participants will learn how to recognize and measure sociocultural impacts that limit diversity and inclusion in biomedicine. 3. Participants will have access to methods developed by NIH to help diversify faculty. These methods must be accompanied by institutional leadership support.

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 1.50 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. Hannah Valantine, 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. Hannah Valantine 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 activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://M


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