Public Health Out Loud Grand Rounds 2023-2024

Jointly Provided by the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Rhode Island Department of Health

In Collaboration with Brown University AIDS Program 

Overview

Please join us for a monthly public health live webinar series. Each episode will be one hour in duration with the first half covering current topics in COVID prevention, treatment and epidemiology.
The second half will include guest speakers and be framed around topics relating to a public health focus on decreasing/remedying implicit bias (racism, ageism, ableism, etc.) and increasing cultural
competency in order to deliver the best, most culturally aware and congruent care possible to patients of all ages, races, gender identities, abilities, socio-economic statuses, and backgrounds. 

Target Audience

This educational initiative is designed for all licensed healthcare professionals practicing medicine in the state of Rhode Island.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational initiative, the learner should be better able to:

  • Describe current COVID-19 epidemiology, testing, vaccine and science trends occurring locally and worldwide. 
  • Identify and remedy potential areas of implicit bias in providing patient care.

Accommodations

If ADA assistance is required please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the session date to request reasonable accommodations via email at: cme@brown.edu

Disclaimer

This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion for healthcare professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.

Privacy Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and its educational partners protect the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. The CME Office maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals, and the public. The CME Office will keep your personal information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.

Grant Acknowledgement

This educational initiative has received support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Disparities grant.

Course summary
Course opens: 
06/26/2023
Course expires: 
07/31/2024
Cost:
$0.00
  • July 19th, 2023
    • Covid-19 and Childhood Obesity 
    • Guest Speaker: Dr. Celeste C. Corcoran
  • August 16th, 2023
    • Covid-19 and Collecting Disaggregated Data to Improve Public Health Programming
    • Guest Speaker: Dr. William C. Goedel
  • September 20, 2023
    • Covid-19 and liver disease updates
    • Guest Speaker: Alan Epstein, MD
  • October 18, 2023
    • Covid-19 and ADHD Psychopharmacology
    • Guest Speaker: Sibel Algon, MD
  • November 15, 2023
    • Covid-19 and HIV PrEP
    • Guest Speaker: Thomas Bertrand, MPH
  • December 20, 2023
    • Covid-19 and vaping
    • Guest Speakers: Julia Doherty, MPH, LCSW and Kirsten Skelly, MPA
  • January 17, 2024
    • ​​​​​​​Covid-19, future influenza trends in RI, and the Integrated Overdose Surveillance System
    • Guest Speakers: Abby Berns, MPH, Sarah Edwards, and Nathaniel Fuchs
  • February 21, 2024
    • ​​​​​​​Covid-19 and the Rhode Island Free Clinic
    • Guest Speakers: Forrest Daniels, MPA, DSc, FACHE and Melinda Delaney, MD
  • March 20, 2024

Core Faculty

Philip A. Chan, MD, MS (Co-Chair)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI
 
Ailis Clyne, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Division of Community Health and Equity
Rhode Island Department of Health
Providence, RI
 
John Fulton, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI

Suzanne Bornschein M.D., F.A.C.P. (Co-Chair)
Medical Director, COVID-19 Unit
Rhode Island Department of Health
Providence, RI
 

Planning Committee

Meghan Flanagan, MS
CME Coordinator
Office of CME, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI
 
Rachael Sardinha
Rhode Island Health Education Exchange Program Manager
Rhode Island Department of Health
Providence, RI
 
Maria Sullivan
Director, Office of CME
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, RI
Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the  Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • Rhode Island Specific: Each episode qualifies for 1 hour of risk management and cultural awareness credit.
Continuing Education for Social Workers

The above program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure to offer 1.0 continuing education credit for social workers.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

  • Credit Designation | This program offers 1.0 continuing education credit for psychologists.
 
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