CME Program Detail

Title: Improving Physician/Patient Communication Module 3: Compassionate Interactions: Compassionate Disclosures
Date: Wed, Nov 9th, 2016
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location: Online


Joseph Abularrage, MD
Title: Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Clinical Position(s): Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics,
NewYork Presbyterian Queens
Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health

Disclosures: None


1. Enhance participants’ understanding of compassion as an underpinning of all patient-centered culture change efforts, and the connection between compassion, patient engagement and outcomes.
2. Identify practical approaches for participants to nurture compassion in action within your practice.
3. Enhance participants’ understanding and ability to articulate the business case for compassion.
4. Contribute to the development of a comprehensive plan for integrating learning into practice.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approval for Podiatric Medical Education

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing medical education in podiatric medicine. NewYork Presbyterian/Queens has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours.

Disclosure Statement
The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY, CPME and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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