Connecticut Children’s/UConn Global Health Symposium

Event Date: March 27th, 2020 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Connecticut Children's, Conference Rooms C&D, Ground Level (by Cafeteria)
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Improving Access to Healthcare in Resource-Limited Settings

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Join us for a stimulating afternoon discussing how healthcare providers are overcoming limited access to healthcare resources across the world.


Event Agenda:

12-12:30 pm Lunch

12:30-1 pm Keynote Speaker:

Nathan M. Nickerson, RN, MSN, DrPH, Executive Director of Konbit Sante in Cap-Haitian, Haiti

1-2 pm Panel Discussion #1:

Moderated by Kevin Dieckhaus, MD and Natalie Moore, MD
The experience of healthcare providers in overcoming limited access to healthcare in resource limited settings

2-3 pm Breakout sessions:

Sessions to include surgical care, neonatal care, nursing care, respiratory therapy, medical education of local providers, and supply distribution

3-4 pm Panel Discussion #2:

Moderated by Amisha Paul and Nivedha Natchiappan
Information about how to get involved in global health as informed by healthcare providers

4-5 pm Poster Session:

Opportunities to share global health involvement and experience



Sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Continuing Medical Education Office. Connecticut Children’s is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for Physicians.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s. Connecticut Children’s takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Connecticut Children’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest: All faculty participating in Continuing Medical Education activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influ­encing the content. The activity director and planners Nathan Nickerson, RN, MSN, DrPH, Kevin Dieckhaus, MD, Natalie Moore, MD, Amisha Paul and Nivedha Natchiappan do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Planner and speaker Nathan Nickerson, RN, MSN, DrPH, Kevin Dieckhaus, MD, Natalie Moore, MD, Amisha Paul and Nivedha Natchiappan will not be discussing the use of any off-label product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

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