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Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

UConn Health
MSI 4th fl N4002


Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Division of Rheumatology

Topic Osteoporosis Update

Speaker: Pamela Taxel, MD Date: April 10, 2019 Time 6:00 pm -7:00 pm Location: MSI 4th floor N4002

Target Audience : Rheumatologists

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe the low use of medical therapy for osteoporosis after fracture and the reasons for this treatment gap. 2. Discuss medications commonly used for osteoporosis, their mechanism of action with emphasis on use in rheumatologic diseases 3. Describe current concerns/adverse effects of these above medications.

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 1.00 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. Taxel 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. Taxel 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 office.

For more information please call 860 679 3605


Liesa LeConche 679 3605

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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