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Medical Education Grand Round

Thursday, March 1, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

Connecticut Medical Student Involvement in AMA Policy

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Academic Educational Affairs

Speakers: Kate Topalis,Devin Bageac Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: Henry B.C. Low, MD Learning Center

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, and trainees at the UConn Health Center

This grand round session will increase awareness of student efforts in the writing, editing, and publication of policies for the AMA Medical Student Section and House of Delegates.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Define past AMA policies of UConn, Yale, and Quinnipiac students. 2. Identify what types of policy initiatives fall within the jurisdiction of the AMA, and suggest policies pertinent to Connecticut patients that lie within this domain. 3. Identify current Connecticut-based policy initiatives that may benefit from a medical student voice, and use these opportunities to connect UConn AMA Policy members with state-based health policy makers.

This presentation will be broadcast live and later archived on UConn’s MediaSite. Please click: *CME will only be provide for “live” viewing only

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, Ms. Topalis or Mr. Bageac, 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.

Ms. Topalis or Mr. Bageac 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.

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