Program Description: 

This series of capacity building and learning opportunities, will provide physicians, researchers, community members, and medical students with information, best practices, and strategies for being community engaged. Sessions are planned with community partners, MCW faculty, and student input. Each session is designed to improve trust and relations between community and academics/physicians in hopes of reducing disparities in healthcare and improving practices in healthcare and research.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  1. Given the current health disparities present in Wisconsin, differentiate the requirements of community and academic members for effective implementation of Community Engagement principles
  1. In the context of physician/researcher and patient/community relationships, identify new assets that exist in community and academic institutions for effective partnership formation
  1. Illustrate connections between CBPR, CEnR and current health research projects to implement purposeful healthcare research
  1. Build capacity in education around community engagement to enrich community and academic experiences in healthcare, research, and partnership formation while diminishing health disparities
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

Course Director: Syed Ahmed, MD, MPH, DrPH, FAAFP


Jo'Mor Hooper - Executive Director, Safe & Sound

Sabrina Diehr,
Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin


Kelsey Heindel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-4437

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 1.0  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 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
08/28/2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm CDT

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