Program Description: 

Neighborhood social and built environment factors are associated with outcomes across the cancer continuum.  This talk provides an overview of the association between neighborhood metrics and key elements of cancer survivorship and offers a synthesis based on the current paradigms in community health and neighborhood development.

Please RSVP to Carletta Rhodes at crhodes@mcw.edu 

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Students
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of neighborhood environment in cancer care and research
  • Describe the role of smart and connected communities in cancer outcomes
  • Identify challenges and opportunities for creating a cancer care index
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD

Presenter: Sima Namin, PhD is a fellow in primary care research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her research is focused on the role of built environment characteristics, environmental exposures, and patterns of health disparities in vulnerable communities.  

Contact

Name: 
Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hour of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
This session will occur virtually
53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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