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Is Proud to Sponsor a Private Screening of the Movie


Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY

6:30 pm - Reception
7:30 pm - Movie Screening

Super Storm Sandy

A Panel Discussion to Follow


Edward Halperin, MD, MA
Chancellor for Health Affairs Chief Executive Officer. Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics, and History
New York Medical College
Provost for Biomedical Affairs
Touro College and University



RSVP required no later than Wednesday, February 20, 2013 directly to Cheryl Benedetti at (914-594-4500) or via email:

Commercial Support Acknowledgement:   There is no outside support for this activity.


  • Speaker: Edward Halperin, MD has disclosed that he has no financial interest or other relationship with any manufacturer of commercial products or services.
  • Jennifer Koestler, MD has disclosed that she has no financial interest or other relationship with any manufacturer of commercial products or services.


Target Audience:  Physicians, Medical Educators, Faculty, medical students, residents.

Objectives:  At the completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

♦ Recognize the attraction of and ethical challenge(s) presented by using vulnerable populations as subjects in research studies; compare and contrast the treatment of vulnerable populations by medicine in 1930’s versus today.

♦ Understand the inherent conflict between research and clinical care when the investigator is not sure that there is equivalency in the two treatment options.

♦ Understand the inherent conflict between scientific investigation and publicity when research is funded by private philanthropy.

Accreditation Statement:  New York Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

New York Medical College designates this educational Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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