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Global Health Grand Rounds. Presenter: Matthew Tobey, MD, MPH. Rural Health Fellowship Co-Director, MGH Division of Internal Medicine.

Domestic Clinical Partnerships with Distant Rural Communities to Advance Health Equity

Date
December 4, 2018
Time
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Pre-registration required?
No
Registration closed?
No

Domestic Clinical Partnerships with Distant Rural Communities to advance Health Equity

 

Speaker

Matthew Tobey, MD, MPH
MGH Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Global Health Grand Rounds

The Center for Global Health provides a forum for a multidisciplinary community of global health practitioners to come together to share advances and best practices in global health. MGH Global Health Grand Rounds focuses on innovations in medical care, education, and scientific discovery that are seeking to improve the health of the most vulnerable in our
global community

Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Describe the geographic distribution of health disparities in the United States
• Name several barriers to health care access faced by rural communities
• Discuss models by which academic health centers may partners with rural communities to address health disparities

Target Audience: This activity is intended for Faculty and Staff members of the Global Health Community

Course Directors: Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H; Geren Stone, MD, DTM&H

Live Stream Available: https://mghglobalhealth.my.webex.com/mghglobalhealth.my/j.php?MTID=m903ab7d872e3a3a071da0375ebdcd681

Accreditation:
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System 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.

This program also meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in nursing at 244CMR for 1.2 contact hours.