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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, May 18, 2018
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: "Optimal Outcomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Speaker: Deborah Fein, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor & CLN Division Head, University of Connecticut

Target Audience: UConn Health faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Define the phenomenon of ‘optimal outcome’ in which the ASD diagnosis is lost 2. Analyze the possible mechanisms underlying the loss of symptoms 3. List the psychiatric co-morbidities that persist after an ‘optimal outcome’

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 nor the planning committee members 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.

The speaker, Dr. Fein, has a financial relationship with MCHAT-R/LLC by being a 25% owner of the company, which could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. MCHAT-R is a screener that physicians can use to detect early autism. She will not be discussing the MCHAT specifically, but she will be making the point that early detection is important. The activity director determined that the financial relationship is outside the area of the content of the program.

Dr. Fein 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 account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME


Krystyna Lipinski x1283

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Health Psychiatry Department, UConn Master Calendar

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