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Keynote Address:

“Humanities in Medical Education”

Fritz François, MD, MSc, FACG

Edward Halperin, MD, MA

Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics, and History
New York Medical College
Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University

 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

MEC “Nevins” Auditorium
New York Medical College


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

Disclosures:

  • Speaker: Edward Halperin, MD, MA has disclosed that he has no financial interest or other relationship with any manufacturer of commercial products or services.
  • Planning Committee: Sally Schwab, PhD, Jennifer Koestler MD, Carl Thompson, Ph.D., have disclosed that they have 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 understand:

  • The Role and Nature of a Liberal Education
  • A Plausible Defense of the Humanities in Medical Education
  • The Particular Importance of History in Medical Education
  • The Necessity of Contextualizing
  • The Distinction Between Humans and Other Animals
  • The Use of Artifacts to Demonstrate the Importance of Medical Humanities

 

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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