June 1-3, 2018
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine:
Preclinical Teaching Building
1900 E Monument/700 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland
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NOTE on CME Credit: Participants may claim up to 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits for participation in the 2018 DFA NLC!
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The goal of Doctors for America, and of the DFA NLC specifically, is to bring together physicians, trainees, and health provider colleagues who are aspiring to be advocates, provide them with updated information about the current state of the health care system and the trends that are impacting patients most, and giving them opportunities to build their skills in grassroots organizing of their colleagues, messaging and campaign building, and engagement with the public, communities, and legislatures in order to make changes that they see as needed to improve the lives of their patients
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This activity is intended for advocate community physicians, medical trainees and other community members with an interest in updated information about the current state of the health care system.
After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
- Explain recent trends in the American healthcare system - including difficulties in health care access, rising prescription drug prices, the health impact of gun violence and the opioid epidemic, and health inequity, among others - and describe the impacts of this changing landscape on patients and communities.
- Identify the different types of advocacy in which physicians and other health providers can engage, both within their institutions and externally, to advance policies that will improve the health care system for patients.
- Discuss strategies that physicians can use to build campaigns, including through organizing fellow physicians, educating colleagues to become advocates, and crafting effective messaging, in order to push for change around particular issues within the current health care system.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Speaker and PROVIDER Disclosure
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.
FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY AFFECTING CME ACTIVITIES
As a provider approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) requires attested and signed global disclosure of the existence of all financial interests or relationships with commercial interest from any individual in a position to control the content of a CME activity sponsored by OCME. The following relationships have been reported for this activity:
Bruce Rector, MD
Consulting Fee: Publicis Life Sciences
Joshua Sharfstein, MD
Consulting Fee: Sachs Policy Group and Audacious Inquiry
No other speakers have indicated that they have any financial interests or relationships with a commercial entity.
No planner has indicated that they have any financial interests or relationships or commercial entity.
Note: Grants to investigators at the Johns Hopkins University are negotiated and administered by the institution, which receives the grants, typically through the Office of Research Administration. Individual investigators who participate in the sponsored project(s) are not directly compensated by the sponsor, but may receive salary or other support from the institution to support their effort on the project(s).