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10/10/2017 - Medical Grand Rounds: Updates on Foodborne and Epidemic-Prone Diseases: Challenges and Opportunities for Academic Health Centers





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the recent developments in global health.
  • Describe the health related Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Describe updates on foodborne and epidemic prone diseases.
  • Describe the role of academic health science centers in addressing the continuing challenges in prevention and control of these disease targets.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. WHO. 2016. World Health Statistics Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).2017. GBD Compare Data Visualization. Seattle, WA: IHME, University of Washington.
  2. Bygbjerg IC, 2012. SCIENCE VOL 337 21 SEPTEMBER 2012 United Nations Development Programe. 2017. Sustainable Development Goals.
  3. WHO. 2017. HPV Fact sheets.
  4. CDC. 2017. Prescription Overdose Data.
  5. Bloland P, Simone P, Burkholder B, Slutsker L, De Cock KM (2012) The Role of Public Health Institutions in Global Health System Strengthening Efforts: The US CDC’s Perspective. PLoS Med 9(4): e1001199. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001199
  6. Dzau et al. 2010. The role of academic health science systems in the transformation of medicine.. Lancet 2010; 375: 949–53DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61082-5

Vicente Belizario, MD — Professor and University Scientist Department Of Parasitology College Of Public Health University of the Philippines Manila
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.